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The Starlight Room

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Union Square
Bar, American, Contemporary
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450 Powell St, Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504
+1 415-395-8595
18:00 - 23:59
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 23:59
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to the Starlight for a cocktail to start our evening. The room opens at 5PM and we were able to sit at the bar as others were choosing tables. The Starlight hosts a Drag Brunch on the weekends which I have not been to but the beautiful setting would just add to the event I... More 

Thank Arias55
Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

The only times I have been here is for dancing on the weekends. The band is always good, the floor is always rocking and the view can't be beat!! Make it a destination.

Thank rachaele30
Berkeley, California
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the view, loved the drinks, loved the music and loved the host. I don't usually like lemon drops but I loved Starlights'. I also ordered a lavender type cocktail it was also delicious.

Thank Sky G
Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had a great time at the Sunday's a Drag brunch! The buffet brunch was lovely, good quality food. The Drag Queens were all fantastic, each doing two songs. Would highly recommend if you are in San Francisco on a Sunday.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Went at about 10pm and there was a good crowd. Music was ok. Played a variation but mostly hip hop. Drinks were yummy. I had a good Moscow mule but drinks were pretty pricey.

Thank Mari T
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Had viewed the Starlight room from our hotel for years so decided this was the year to check it out! Was not disappointed. Fabulous view and the traditional service of a first class hotel restaurant.

Thank E M
Sebastopol, California
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Fun dance venue with a dance floor that gives you an awesome view of union square. Drinks are expensive, but to be expected given the views. The DJ does an okay job of spreading out the genre's to make everyone happy as the age range is wide spread. The "Sunday's a Drag" show with Sunday Brunch is way expensive, but... More 

Thank Jack P
Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Standard SF prices for drinks bit worth it for the view!! Come up to the 21st floor at night to see the city lights.

Thank bmusicgirl
St. Albert, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a post dinner drink. Expect to pay a premium for cocktails here but the view great! The website says that there's a dress code but we saw a mix of jeans and tshirts to full suits. Lounge decor is that delightful crushed red velvet which gives the lounge a historical feel. There wasn't much dancing when we... More 

Thank Nick L
san francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My wife and I just took a few out of town friends to Sunday's a Drag, and had a hoot! What a fun way to start out a Sunday AM. We went for the AM show (starts at 10:30, goes to about 12:30). We've been to several drag shows, and we were all jazzed about the this one, especially since... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$30
Bar, American, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:59
18:00 - 23:59
18:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Powell St, Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-395-8595

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Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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