There’s nothing quite like an evening filled with live jazz and well-balanced cocktails to evoke citified vibes. Thankfully, San Francisco is home to a number of venues that host spirited tunes in addition to excellent menus. This list presents 11 excellent bars and restaurants with live jazz, which means that you can listen to the sound of saxophones as you sip your martini any night of the week.
Newcomers like Mr. Tipple's Recording Studio and Black Cat blend sophisticated drinks with bar bites and brassy melodies most nights of the week, while mainstays like Pier 23 Cafe and Club Deluxe offer up more casual alternatives for evening entertainment. And while there's plenty of food (and live tunes) on the menu at jazz-happy staples Zingari and Bix, check out this list of late-night spots in the event that you find yourself out on the town later than expected after an evening listening to the blues.Read More