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The House Of Shields
Today 2:00 pm – 2:00 am
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39 New Montgomery St San Francisco, CA 94105
39 New Montgomery StreetUSCaliforniaSan Francisco94105
Bar, Gay BarToday 2:00 pm – 2:00 am
Monday 2:00 pm – 2:00 amTuesday 2:00 pm – 2:00 amWednesday 2:00 pm – 2:00 amThursday 2:00 pm – 2:00 amFriday 2:00 pm – 2:00 amSaturday 3:00 pm – 2:00 amSunday 3:00 pm – 2:00 am
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Restored old-school bar that's an after-work standard for high-end, handcrafted cocktails.- Google
"A good bar with a good selection of cocktails."
"Good booze and blues."
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Edwin Zee
10 months ago
A good bar with a good selection of cocktails. The atmosphere feels less precious than some of SF's other "mixology" bars, but don't let that fool you, the mixed drinks are tasty and there's also a great selection of beers as well. Definitely a great place to go for after work drinks.
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Kenny Walter
in the last week
They had cheap booze! And fine asses
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Dominique K.
a year ago
House of Shields is a beautiful old bar... It gets packed almost everyday and it is often difficult to snag a seat. Drinks are reasonably priced for the financial district. Unfortunately, the service has been painfully slow the last few times I've been in. I understand that it is a busy bar but the bartenders were having long winded conversations with regulars that was really holding up the flow of drinks for other customers. Nice bar but be prepared to wait.
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Matt Horton
a month ago
My new favorite bar
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Misha Metrikin
a year ago
The House of Shields is a rare kind of bar. It is a classy and elegant place with an incredible selection of beers. It is intimate and cultured. It is often overflowing with people that some may consider your typical downtown yuppie or d-bag types, and yet, because of the staff, the general vibe still has that air of humility and character you find in really great bars. I worried that they would become too popular, and overrun by the moneyed and self-involved types, who rob a good place of its soul. Well the House of Shields cannot be robbed of its soul, because it is just that awesome. Head over there when you feel like slowly sipping a good beer, have a good conversation with a friend or stranger, and let the dim lighting relax you into zen.
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Ellen Warner
a year ago
A very fun and unpretentious place to meet your group of friends for an after work drink. Nothing overthought or fussy here. Get an old standard cocktail and pretend you are enjoying SF of decades ago. So glad House of Shields is still going strong!
Hayley Yerkes
a year ago
Stopped here on a Friday evening with a friend visiting from out of town. The place was packed and I ran into quite a few people I knew - must be a common watering hole! I ordered a Moscow Mule which was served in one of those great copper cups. We were able to grab a booth after not too long and sit down with our drinks. It was fairly loud so this place isn't ideal for conversation and the cocktails can run on the pricey side. Regardless, it had a great downtown atmosphere and seemed to be a favorite among many.
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Stephen Nakada
12 months ago
Old school vibe but strong and consistent. Well-stocked bar in a great location.