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Zam Zam Bar

Closed Now: 3:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Open today: 3:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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Like stepping back in time

What a fantastic find, the drink pours are generous the staff are fantastic. The bar is set up for... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
BrettH1300
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Wellington, New Zealand
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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
frontwards
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chicago
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27 Oct 2018
“Like stepping back in time ”
6 Aug 2018
“Fantastic Drinks”
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1633 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2815
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic find, the drink pours are generous the staff are fantastic. The bar is set up for you to talk to other people and has almost every type of sprit you want. They are happy to recommend cocktails or make your favourite. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BrettH1300
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank frontwards
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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.

Date of experience: April 2015
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

Date of experience: August 2015
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

Date of experience: December 2013
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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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Haight-Ashbury
The area surrounding the intersection of Haight and
Ashbury streets, “The Haight” still exudes vibes of
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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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