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Buena Vista

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2765 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-474-5044
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The San Francisco icon the Buena vista

Located where the cable cars turn around by the water. Best Irish coffee in the world! Great... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2014
Boise, Idaho
via mobile
Great Tourist place

Irish Coffee is great, more than great, exceptional! No place else does it like the BV. Service was... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2014
Drew W
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Take in a view of the Bay at this popular Fisherman's Wharf watering hole.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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2765 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-474-5044
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Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Located where the cable cars turn around by the water. Best Irish coffee in the world! Great atmosphere fun and hip place to hang out and enjoy the locals. Must sit at the bar and watch the bartenders pour the Irish coffees. Most of the...More

Thank Rebecca4133
Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Irish Coffee is great, more than great, exceptional! No place else does it like the BV. Service was great and I had the french dip, which was great on sourdough. Went back for breakfast and it was very good.. Make sure to get the sourghdough...More

Thank Drew W
Reviewed April 6, 2014

This bar and restaurant is a must item on your to do list in San Francisco. It has a friendly and quaint atmosphere and the Irish Coffees are to die for and a great treat for any weary traveler. Stop by this watering hole for...More

Thank gdoty74
Reviewed March 28, 2014

just hearing its history, is reason enough to go there….drinks were good, and not a touristy place at all….

Thank 966debbiee
Reviewed February 8, 2014

As the name implies, the view of the San Francisco bay cannot be beaten. The Irish Coffees are pretty good too. The bartenders are great and can definitely chat you up if you'd like.

Thank ee978
Reviewed January 30, 2014

The duck tour driver had said that this place sells more Irish coffee than most places in Ireland. You can get an Irish coffee elsewhere for half the price, but it isn't the same. The best Irish coffee we had ever had, served by bartenders...More

Thank stevenotre
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Hands down the best irish coffees in the world and good food. A great view of Alcatraz and the cable cars

1  Thank Joe M
Reviewed January 6, 2014

World famous for their Irish Coffee. Everytime we go to San Francisco, we always go to the Buena Vista for a cup of Irish Coffee. This time we sat at the other end of the bar, instead of on the corner of Hyde & Bush....More

Thank 2Travelers77
Reviewed December 1, 2013

I wanted to try BV since we started to plan our San Francisco visit, so many places to eat with few meals to fit it into! We found a round table near the door, a little drafty but OK since it was the last available...More

Thank ac_braden
Reviewed November 20, 2013

We always go to the Buena Vista for a first day and last day Irish Coffee when visiting San Francisco. Their technique and ingredients are the best. We love it.

Thank travelwomanDurango
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone
at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth
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