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HMS Bounty

Situated on the ground floor of the historic Gaylord Hotel, the HMS Bounty has changed both hands and names over the years, but its cozy, kitschy interior and charming nautical…

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Zeitgeist

Falling somewhere between a beer garden and a biker bar, Zeitgeist is a staple for both Mission natives and the tech crowd alike. Featuring a good selection of fairly priced…

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The Hi Dive

An Embarcadero staple for the pre- or post-Giants game crowd, The Hi Dive does not mince words with its exacting title: This is a dive bar through and through. Situated…

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Lone Palm

Lone Palm feels like a Miami cocktail bar circa the 1950s. White tablecloths and tea lights set the mood, while wooden mermaids, a palm tree motif and no shortage of neon complete…

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Clooney’s Pub

Clooney’s Pub is one of the few bars that's weathered the Mission's recent development and come out on the other side unscathed. Its circular bar, around which you’ll find many of…

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500 Club

Original leather booths, unfussy drinks and a jukebox packed with rock and country classics make the 500 Club the Mission’s quintessential dive bar experience. This historic spot is something of…

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Rainbo Club

During the week, the Rainbo effortlessly defends its reputation as a timeless, maroon-vinyl-boothed tribute to 1980s post-punk cooldom, luring generations of hipsters who know a legit dive when they smell…

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Simon’s Tavern

The neighborhood’s Swedish history lives on in this worn-and-warm tavern, which dedicates one whole wall to a deer-hunting mural featuring regulars from years past. There are also goblets of seasonal…