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Great American Music Hall

859 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7005
+1 415-885-0750
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Concert was great, Venue is just...OK

First time at this place.... We bought tickets to a concert and had an invitation from the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Modesto, California
via mobile
Intimate, cozy and great acoustics

We attended a concert last night for Damien Escobar and had early entry tickets. Our tickets were... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
Oakland, California
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One of the oldest and nicest clubs in the city, hosting a wide variety of musical acts.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good55%
  • Average2%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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859 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7005
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

First time at this place.... We bought tickets to a concert and had an invitation from the artists record label for a pre show meet and greet. The security staff was very un accommodating. They treated us as if we were trying to lie our...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016

We attended a concert last night for Damien Escobar and had early entry tickets. Our tickets were at will call and there were two separate lines. Luckily I asked people in the two lines, what the lines were for. One was for general admission and...More

1  Thank KWong55
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I attended the Lizz Wright show last night and appreciated the great service from the wait staff. The drinks were great and I didn't have food, so no comment on that part. In its prior life, it was a bordello. Now as a music hall,...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 6 August 2016

One of my favorite Grateful Dead recordings and performances was made here in 1975 and I've been wanting to visit for years. My chance finally came when Hayes Carll was playing there in July 2016 and I was already planning to be in SF. The...More

Thank worldfamousjeff
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Went to see a show with dinner. The show was great ! ! ! The dinner not so much. I had the fish and chips. The fish was Over battered Over cooked and mostly oil from the fryer. I liked the room and loved the...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The venue was awesome. Cam was awesome. A very comfortable place to see an entertainer. The set up allows for a very personal show. Will definitely be back.

Thank Bossman64
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Nice, intimate venue with good acoustics. The neighborhood is a bit sketchy, but once you are inside, it is all good.

Thank W3526BOgaryw
Reviewed 13 November 2015

If wall could talk, some stories could be told about this legendary music establishment. It has been around since the early 1900's but remodeled into its currnet configuration in the the mid 70's. If you have a chance to a musical act here....you won't be...More

Thank TakeTheHighRoad
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The building is beautiful and a great spot for a concert. The sound was perfect and for the most part, a great environment. However, I am very hesitant about ever returning. The lead bartender is one of the worst I have ever met in SF....More

1  Thank Victoria D
Reviewed 5 October 2015

What an awesome place to see a show, especially from the old-school balcony areas. Great acoustics. The service was very good considering how slammed the staff was during our show. The Tenderloin can be a bit sketchy. On the night we were there a street...More

Thank bagnato1
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