Music on the Side
By: San Francisco Travel
Can't decide between dinner or dancing? In San Francisco, you don't have to! Check out our list of evening hotspots to satisfy your soul and your palette.
Biscuits & Blues
401 Mason St., 415-292-2583
Biscuits and Blues is a West Coast musical landmark where every seat provides an up-close, live music experience. The supper club boasts live music every night featuring national and Bay Area acts. The full bar and soulful Southern menu compliments the savory sounds of top-notch talent.
Harry Denton's Starlight Room
Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 450 Powell St.
Harry Denton's Starlight Room is a signature San Francisco experience sitting 21 stories high above the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. In essence, this is where cocktail couture was created and the esteemed mixologist celebrates just that, contributing a special menu highlighting cocktails from each decade since the inception of the cocktail itself.
657 Harrison St., 415-348-0900
A multi-sensory fine dining experience that serves a four-course menu on oversized beds in combination with music, visuals and other surprises. There is one seating a night in the theatre-like main dining salon, where shoes come off, the doors are closed, and the three- to five-hour experience begins. The evening's entertainment could include a drag queen, a contortionist, a massage station, painters, aerialists and a tightrope walker.
Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar
The Fairmont 950 Mason St., 415-772-5278
Tonga Room offers a tropical and festive atmosphere with live entertainment, dancing and a rain storm. Serving Pacific Rim Asian Cuisine in a tropical setting, the Tonga Room is the perfect escape after a busy day of meetings or shopping along Union Square. Enjoy live entertainment five nights a week as The Island Groove Band plays current popular music, Wednesday through Sunday.
Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant
1330 Fillmore St., 415-655-5600
What started out in 1977 as a modest sushi and jazz club in Oakland just across the Bay has become one of the most respected jazz venues in the world. The two-story, 28,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art jazz venue features the finest local, national, and international jazz artists, as well as first-rate Japanese cuisine at the adjoining restaurant.
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