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Hidden Vine

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Financial District
Wine Bar
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408 Merchant St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2900
+1 415-674-3567
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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State College, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Our son knew about this place, otherwise I don't know if we would have found it. The wine list is eclectic and the atmosphere is very cozy.

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Thank Nancy W
Cologne
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

The place isn't too big but you'll get a good wine there and they offer some food which is good as well, so if you're not up for the common way of having a drink chose this place

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Thank Marcroeger1
Houston, Texas
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

As a visitor to the city, I loved finding these out of the way places like the Hidden Vine. The place is dark, calm, and hip. There are a few tables and some couches. The wine selection for me was just fun, and I opted for a flight of rosé wines, just because. If I'd had more time in SF... More 

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Thank 99TravelinG99
Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

We walked to this bar one evening as we stayed at the hotel near by. We made right decision. We loved the decor with a fireplace. Place is not big however it is decorated nicely and it has a warm welcoming feeling. Lights are dimmed and it felt very homey. Wine list was extensive and it was affordable. We picked... More 

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Thank Liparus
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

This is a lovely wine bar in the Financial District, which we visited on a Monday evening walking back from the Alcatraz night tour to our hotel (the Omni -also great!). The atmosphere was lovely, and as the name suggests it is quite a hidden little place. My comparison of a Californian vs French Pinot Noir was interesting, and my... More 

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Thank smoonbeam
Northbrook, Illinois
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233 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2015

Liked the place! I am such a sucker for a good wine bar, and this one is good. interesting atmosphere and furnishings, we sat at the bar, ordered red wine flights, and few appetizers. Very satisfying! Italian red wine flights were quite tasteful,, friendly service too.

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Thank Alex G
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Nice selection of wine also good atmosphere for spend time while you visit the down town San Francisco. Service was good. Must try!!!

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Thank Ethna G
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

A couple blocks off California - a chance walk by. Unique Eastern Europe wine selections this month. Memories of our Croatian visit.

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Thank Larkin K
Omaha, Nebraska
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome! Wine is delightful. The atmosphere is very low key and mellow. Friendly staff as well! Will definitely be going there again.

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Thank merrrrrr5
Sacramento, California, United States
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108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2015

Walked here from our hotel and enjoyed wine flights. The service was a little cool, but it has comfy seating and great selection of wines, cheese and charcuterie.

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Thank Chris A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 Merchant St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2900
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-674-3567

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Staying in Financial District

Neighborhood Profile
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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