Fun historical bar with prompt service and cool classical beats. Good drinks and reasonable prices. Old school famous bar with nice upstairs area seating too.
About Vesuvio Cafe
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Iconic place, went there on a late night after dinner for a few drinks. Good for cocktails and beers and of course the fetishism of being in such a mythic place. I mean seating where Kerouac sat once justifies the visit.
As soon as the waitress heard our non-English accents she decided we weren't worth her time. Rest assured you will be treated based on what they judge their tip to be. When we asked to pay by credit card (on a large bill), she replied:...More
Vesuvio Cafe is a must visit venue if you're keen to immerse yourself in the history of the Beats and counterculture that San Francisco is so famous for. Situated opposite the City Lights bookstore in the North Beach area, it's open from early in the...More
What a groovy place to have a drink and a nostalgic look back at the 60s. Very different place. Good wine selection and a bit cheaper during Happy Hour. On the second floor, you get a good view of Columbus Street.
We ended up here on a Sunday night in the pouring rain, so it was not very busy. Needless to say, I would go back again just to look around more. Great drinks, incredibly friendly staff- the stories those walls could tell you.....Wow. Lots of...More
Sat here for some post-work beers with a friend, both of us brand new to San Francisco. Very glad I discovered this gem, and planning on making it a hangout while I'm living in the city. The drinks are clean and significantly more affordable compared...More