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Slim's

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Address: 333 11th St. between Folsom and Harrison Sts., SoMa, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415-522-0333
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This club books nationally recognized musical acts.

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Music venue and bar with history

Slim's is a music venue and bar with history - a variety of acts have past through here over the years. Came here for a bluegrass-style concert. The venue is spacious, and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2016
Ice_D_8
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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382 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Slim's is a music venue and bar with history - a variety of acts have past through here over the years. Came here for a bluegrass-style concert. The venue is spacious, and the prices for food/drinks are decent.

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Mount Shasta, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Great place to see bands and experience the good sound, venue is good. Great bands Brant Bjork and Low Desert was awesome

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Walnut Creek, California
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Seen many-a-show here. It's a great place with decent food. The sound is usually on point as well. Parking has never been an issue...for me anyway.

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San Francisco, California
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This venue is perfect for young people. Lots of wonderful new music. Saw the comatose brothers last night and so much fun. We bought dinner tickets and although we were not in the thick of it, standing on the floor for hours, we were more comfortable sitting and the dinner was a good deal and solid good food. Crystal, our... More 

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MOnterey, Ca
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Slims is the best place in SF to see a band, great sound nad close proximity to the artist make it a one of a kind experience when you get a chance to see a band you like here.

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Brentwood, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I must be getting OLD! This venue is good sound and a place to hear some music. However, it is standing room only. Standing for several acts can be tiring. Now, they do have a small upstairs where you can get dinner but you have to order ahead of time. If you dont mind standing (and the concert I went... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My very short wife didn't want to look at people's back sides all night, so I booked dinner tix which got you seats upstairs, at the back of the club - a nice vantage point and though the sound suffered just a bit by being so close to the ceiling (I wandered down to the floor and the sound there... More 

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Thank psandberg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Visited San Francisco recently to hear a couple of bands we really like. One of the bands traveled from Fresno, where we are, and played with a band from Sacramento. When we arrived we find a very large open area and an area of seating that was on the opposite side of the stage and on a second floor. We... More 

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Fresno, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Went to Slims to hear Stealing Nicks and Petty Theft. The stage and sound was excellent. The bands were awesome and had everyone on their feet dancing. Drinks were strong and decently priced. Great view from the balcony as well ad easy accesd to the front of the stage. I only wish they had a few more bar stools available.... More 

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We recently went to Slim's to see Rodney Crowell, one of country and western music's royalty. The show was epic! But what about Slim's itself? I've been here a number of times to see hip hop and metal bands and it was also great. It is a small, but not "tight" venue with good acoustics throughout that enables you to... More 

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