Venues in North Beach / Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, CA

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North Beach - Nightlife Area in San Francisco.

Party Earth Review North Beach has been San Francisco’s official Little Italy for over a century, but its history extends back to the days of the Barbary Coast, when hustlers and gold miners trekked in nightly to cut loose with cheap wine and cheaper women. The intersection of Broadway Street and Columbus Avenue marks the beginning of the ... more


Primarily the area east along Broadway Street and north along Columbus Avenue at the Broadway/Columbus intersection
San Francisco, CA 94133

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The Saloon - Historic Bar | Live Music Venue in San Francisco.

Party Earth Review North Beach is notorious for overpriced tourist traps and equally overpriced booby bars, but The Saloon – SF’s oldest bar – falls into neither category, instead serving up budget-friendly booze and live blues every night. Little has changed since the place opened in 1861, and entering this quintessential ... more


1232 Grant Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133

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Venues in North Beach / Telegraph Hill Overview

From the Beatnik-inspired blue collars to the Italian immigrants of the Italian Quarter, North Beach and Telegraph Hill venues are vast and varied, attracting a mixed bag of patrons on a daily basis.

From morning, the streets are alight with the buzz of people, and who can blame them when there is so much on offer here? Diverse neighborhood in many ways, North Beach is home to hippies, hipsters and yuppies mostly, while Telegraph Hill hosts a similar bunch, not to mention the diverse list of races that call these neighborhoods home.

A venue in itself, North Beach is one the coolest, most sought out neighborhoods in the Bay Area to hang out in. Relating back to the celebrated days of City Lights book shop – with legends such as Ginsberg and Kerouac popularizing the art of “hanging” – crowds can be seen gathering in the many bars and restaurants that represent these districts, or even City Lights bookshop itself.

The Saloon is an awesome venue in North Beach to kick back in, too. Attracting a variety of carousers, this North Beach venue holds the title of San Francisco’s oldest bar. And, whether or not the perfect balance of ambience has been a game of trial and error for over a century, one thing is clear: this is the ideal hang out venue in North Beach.

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