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Swirl on Castro

572 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2512
+1 415-864-2262
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Great Wine Bar

While this spot can get overly crowded, it serves fabulous wine and champagne. Decent prices and a... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Travelingbear1000
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Oakland, California
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Drinks after the movies

I was not hip to this wine-stores-where-you-can-buy-a-glass-of-wine thing until a friend pointed it... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Yog-Sothoth
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San Francisco, California
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27 Jan 2018
“Great Wine Bar”
3 Nov 2017
“Drinks after the movies”
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572 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2512
The Castro
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

While this spot can get overly crowded, it serves fabulous wine and champagne. Decent prices and a fabulous selection.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

I was not hip to this wine-stores-where-you-can-buy-a-glass-of-wine thing until a friend pointed it out after dinner at Frances one night. My other friends and I stopped into Swirl after a night of Italian films at the fabulous Castro Theatre. This is a very nice shop,...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Right on Castro is this great little wine shop offering tastings of one, or flights of California wines. Great local hangout - no tourists in sight. The store manager, Max, was entertaining, knowledgeable and made sure we were well taken care of. A nice way...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a lovely place to spend an hour or 2 with knowledgable staff and lots of delicious wines and spirits. Plenty of wine and champagne to taste in a quaint little setting. Equally out can just wonder in buy a bottle and walk out...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Looking for something special for NYE. I walked into Swirl, which was a hive of activity. The guys inside where so helpful, with suggestions of wine and cider. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

The owners and people who work here are very knowledgable and the place is a lovely and fun spot for an after work drink or two. I love all the sparkling wines and champagnes. Wonderful place.

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Reviewed 25 September 2013 via mobile

From the outside Swirl lools like a great little wine shop but at the rear there is a little seating area to have a drink while you buy. Would definately visit again.

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Reviewed 20 March 2013

We stopped in during a guided walking tour of The Castro (the excellent "Come Out To The Castro" tour) at the suggestion of our guide. What a lovely way to meet some locals and squeeze in a wine flight mid-day! We tried the flight of...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2013

a great spot to drop in and kick your heals up after strolling the streets. Terrific selection of California wines, spirits and bubbly. Staff and patrons were involved. Worth the visit

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Reviewed 8 December 2011

I spent a great couple of hours at Swirl tasting wine and talking with the staff and other patrons. The wine selection is interesting and the staff are knowledgeable and friendly. I was going solo and appreciated their efforts to make me feel welcome. I...More

1  Thank craighdc
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The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
...More
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