Bars in San Francisco

By the late 1800’s and through the turn of the century, bars in North Beach such as the House of Pisco and The Bank Exchange were instrumental in making Pisco Punch one of the most important drinks in San Francisco’s cocktail history. Today, almost a century after Prohibition ended Pisco’s glory days in the Barbary Coast, you can once again find Pisco cocktails at many bars all over San Francisco. From the classic Pisco Sour or the legendary Pisco Punch, to modern concoctions by inspired mixologists, I’ve enjoyed Pisco cocktails at these bars in San Francisco: