If you’ve been staring at a computer so long that you want to forget that technology exists, head to Iron Horse in Union Square after work. This place feels like it could have existed in the 1930s with a dark wood bar and nature mural that looks like it could’ve been stolen out of an English lord’s home office. They have a Happy Hour that runs until 7pm Monday through Saturday with things like gimlets, rose martinis, and negronis for around $10, which isn’t as good as the prices would have been before computers existed, but it’s a solid deal for anywhere in SF.
Search by Perfect For
More spots in Union SquareSee more
Rooster & Rice
Stop into Rooster & Rice in Union Square for simple and good chicken if you work nearby.
Popsons, near Union Square, does excellent burgers (unsurprisingly, since it’s from the people behind Causwells).
Hops & Hominy
Hops & Hominy, near Union Square, has strong Southern food, like shrimp and grits, cornbread, fried chicken, and black-eyed pea fritters.
More American spotsSee more
Kate’s Kitchen in the Lower Haight is a breakfast spot with oddly-named dishes like the Flanched Flarney Garney.
On average, the best bread bakery in the country can be found at Tartine Bakery in the Mission.
Suggested by our writers
Pagan Idol is a tiki bar in the Financial District. Their tropical drinks and atmosphere are good for a group hangout.
Local Edition on the line between Soma and the Financial District is a newspaper themed bar. They have a long spirits list and make great cocktails.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more