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Bourbon and Branch

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501 Jones St, Look for the unmarked "anti saloon league" door., San Francisco, CA 94102-2007
+1 415-346-1735
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Santa Cruz, California
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370 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had been told of this place and decided to give it a try. We did not have the highly encouraged reservations. We met the hostess prior to opening however and she encouraged us that she would take us back to the library. We returned later with some friends and got past the doorman with the password. The hostess greeted... More 

Thank JeriLG
Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We made our reservation at Wilson & Wilson (the secret bar at the back of Bourbon & Branch) and had a password specific to it. We arrived about 15 minutes prior to our reservation time. Side note: It's not at all hard to find this door. Just look for the long line of people and the doorman. Not exactly a... More 

Thank Jyoti L
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A speakeasy. Dark, romantic, intimate. Boozy creations that were fantastic. I would never have found this place without the assistance/direction from a local, but I hope that people are searching for experiences like this. I'm sure that anyone who enjoys a good drink and great moody music to enjoy the company of your company would love this place!

Thank Colin J
Montgomery, Alabama
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Make your reservations for this sexy speakeasy and enjoy some fabulous and creative cocktails. The cocktail menu is massive, grouped by primary liquor type, and runs the flavor spectrum from sweet to spicy to smoky and beyond. The atmosphere is sexy and intimate, but reservations are required.

Thank katnip_21f
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in San Francisco for a meeting and stayed at the Westin St. Francis in Union Square. I had seen this previously when taxiing to the airport. There is an intriguing sign for the Anti Saloon League, which prompted an internet search and voila, Bourbon and Branch found! Others obviously know about this wonderful establishment as I am as... More 

Thank gdclark
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

When we first arrived, there was a small line, which took away from the cloak and dagger experience. When we got inside though, the atmosphere was very dark, literally. We couldn't see where we were sitting. Once our eyes adjusted to the dim lighting, we were greeted by a well informed and friendly waitress. Our drinks were out of this... More 

Thank steviepandme
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We found the Bourbon and Branch on Atlas Obscura and it suggested the prohibition speak easy set up for a different bar experience. We were not disappointed. I have been back twice and enjoyed the ambiance, the service and the drinks. If you go online to the web site you will be provided with an opportunity to make a reservation.... More 

Thank Herbie51
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Ok speakeasy with good cocktails. Music is way to loud. Drop the volume and change to jazz maybe and it's a happening spot. I like the spot but feet they are trying too hard

Thank lchez55
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

I found this place on Trip Advisor and made a reservation for myself and three colleagues. Days later they were still talking about it and had posted and tweeted to their followers back home. The drinks are crazy expensive but well made and unique. I wouldn't go every night, but I would take out of towners there again for a... More 

Thank BosDad
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We booked this bar well in advance and we're excited to try somewhere different, I understand there's a password and its secret and there are two entrances, however he staff didn't seem to know which was which and sent us between the two doors twice before we were allowed in. Finally once being seat, it was nice however nothing overalls... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Jones St, Look for the unmarked "anti saloon league" door., San Francisco, CA 94102-2007
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-346-1735

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?