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Local Edition

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Nice journalism-themed bar with live music, dancing, cocktails.

Local Edition is a nice place to go out in the heart of old San Francisco, near the Palace Hotel... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2016
Great cocktails

Very nice bar located in downtown. Close to public transit stops. I went on a Monday night as was... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2017
Redwood City, California
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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
Jun 13, 2018
“Unfriendly, unhelpful doorman who didn't understand his "rules"!”
Feb 26, 2018
“Gave me the run-around on bogus charge”
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691 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105-4212
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

I was asked for ID to enter the bar - I am a man in his mid 50s! I showed a work ID with a photo and the date I joined the company, but apparently the doorman is either incapable or unable to use any...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

I wanted to like this place. They charged my card for a $22 glass of scotch that I did not order, I have no idea why it was put on my card and I never signed or saw a receipt for that charge. I called...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Joshua C
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Very nice bar located in downtown. Close to public transit stops. I went on a Monday night as was surprised to see how busy it was. They had live music too.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

This is fun speak easy bar located right on Market street. The drinks are yum but because of the popularity, the wait time at the bar can be anywhere between 10-30mins.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Downstairs venue is nicely decorated. Private party going on in 1 part so back area was blocked off. Table service ended at midnight so had to get drinks at the bar. Music was just okay - no live music. Lights came on at exactly 2pm...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank karenchiasson
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Looking for a speakeasy in downtown SF? This is the place to go. Great atmosphere, great live music, a dance floor and of course nice drinks. If you have a large group make sure to reserve a table because this place can fill up (even...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank msouljah
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

I have been to local edition a few times while in SF and every time I fall in love a bit more. The atmosphere, the music and cocktails are a work of art. Enjoy.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank HailingFromTheSix
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is a cool bar. Interestingly decked out with typewriters and other accoutrements from the newspaper industry, it's an interesting place just to look at. The fact that it's also a cool bar with great cocktails, tons of seating, fast and friendly staff and a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Vondemon
Reviewed December 24, 2016

Local Edition is a nice place to go out in the heart of old San Francisco, near the Palace Hotel (enter right on Market and go downstairs). Have been there twice, to meet someone I didn't know well and we could have a conversation over...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank SoulfulNomad
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Dont underestimate the simple looking front door; go on and go to that place. Its, in my book, an awesome place. Nice jazzy band, not too loud so can have a decent conversation, very good drinks, ambiance is awesome. I'll try to return there as...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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