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The Lookout

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3600 16th St, Ste 2, San Francisco, CA 94114-1588
+1 415-431-0306
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 16, 2017
“happly place to be for happy hour”
Jul 23, 2017
“Happy vibe”
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Bar, Pub
3600 16th St, Ste 2, San Francisco, CA 94114-1588
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

good place for happy hour. price is right, nice people. all ages feel at home. clean restrooms to boot

Thank John R
Reviewed July 23, 2017

We were lucky to have this little beauty on our doorstep when we visited San Fran over Pride weekend. It was absolutely buzzing and house music playing which we loved. Friendly staff and everyone we met was lovely too. Great place to have a nosey...More

Reviewed May 22, 2016

By far the Lookout is most popular during Sunday afternoons. Other good times are after events, or weekend nights. This is a good place to start before heading to the heart of the Castro. Food is ok, but if you want good bar food head...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Yea, yea, it's cool but also crowded. I went there on a Saturday afternoon and it was cool, the bartenders are nice and friendly, and there is a smoking place outside the window. Also, there is a place you call be more intimate, I mean,...More

Thank Claris P
Reviewed November 9, 2015

Its a little messy, loud and frenetic but it is a great time. Everyone is kind and friendly and the drinks are really reasonable. A great fun experience you can't get just anywhere.

Thank aaronds
Reviewed September 26, 2015

Been here on both my visits to San Francisco, very relaxed air about it, great views over Castro from the Balcony and good music. Mixed age groups so doesn't make you feel it's just for one type of guy. Drinks are reasonably priced.

Thank Steve_Naga
Reviewed August 25, 2015

This bar gets really busy at the weekends which people on the lookout looking out over the Castro. The bar serves a range of drinks and food which is all reasonably priced.

1  Thank Russ1470
Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is the place you go to people watch, and grab a beer. Certainly not for food or anything else. Except maybe a lime wedge at the bar. Great fun!

Thank DLX812
Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is one of the best places for drinks and people watching near the Castro. The Bar Staff is very friendly and welcoming and pours a good cocktail. The outside area gives you a clear view of the Market, 16th and Noe intersections, where you...More

Thank JPHauck
Reviewed March 9, 2015

A great place to go feel like a local. Great Happy Hour specials, singles, couple, groups and tourists. Fun place to stop for just one drink, but do not be surprised if you have a few more.

Thank Jeffrey F
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighborhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighborhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theaters and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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Bar, Pub
Dinner, Drinks
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
3:30 pm - 2:00 am
3:30 pm - 2:00 am
3:30 pm - 2:00 am
3:30 pm - 2:00 am
3:30 pm - 2:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3600 16th St, Ste 2, San Francisco, CA 94114-1588
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighborhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-431-0306
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