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Zam Zam Bar

Open Now: 3:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Open today: 3:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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Fantastic Drinks

One of the best drinking spits in San Fran. Very good martinis. Excellent service. Cash only... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
via mobile
Historic, charming, great drinks

The drinks are classic (yay gin), the atmosphere is funky/fun/historic, the bartender Amanda was a... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2017
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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6 Aug 2018
“Fantastic Drinks”
28 Nov 2017
“Historic, charming, great drinks”
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1633 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2815
+1 415-861-2545
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

One of the best drinking spits in San Fran. Very good martinis. Excellent service. Cash only. Fun times.

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Reviewed November 28, 2017

The drinks are classic (yay gin), the atmosphere is funky/fun/historic, the bartender Amanda was a peach. That was the best bar that I've been to in years. The fact that the drinks were on point AND i was sipping them where Janis Joplin may have...More

Thank C H
Reviewed March 24, 2016

A classic cocktail lounge opened 1941 in the heart of the Haight Ashbury district. Didn't know about this place and juste stumbled in because it started to rain. Deco is absolutely unexpected. Had a couple of very tasty and not to expensive cocktails.

Thank véronique C
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

The place is fairly unobtrusive on the outside, but inside you get a real feel for old American cocktail opulence. The cocktails were superb - I recommend the bloody mary. Also our bartender - I think his name was Chris - was super friendly, informative...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed October 27, 2014

This review is long overdue. What can I say? My husband is an Anthony Bourdain groupie. He dragged me to the Zam Zam Bar in the middle of the day on a get away trip. The bar is old school AWESOME. If you're in Haight...More

Thank JinxieGirl
Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Visited this bar for a quick drink which turned into several drinks. Atmosphere was friendly and relaxed. As were the clientele. Cash only, worth a visit.

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The area surrounding the intersection of Haight and
Ashbury streets, “The Haight” still exudes vibes of
the 1960s counterculture as a haven for vintage
clothes, music, pop posters and body piercing shops.
While the Summer of Love ended decades ago,
Haight-Ashbury has turned into a melting pot of
hippies, hipsters, and professionals. Walking through
its streets can still feel like stepping back in time.
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