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Sam's Cable Car Lounge

222 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2206
+1 415-434-7222
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Just dropped in for drinks

My wife was down the road at Westfield Shopping Centre so I decided to have a quick beer. I had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
omg - how much !!!!

We thought we saw happy hour on window 2-4 pm. went in . ordered 2 Corona's..... 22.79 dollars... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Catherine M
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible26%
17 Apr 2017
“Ok but expensive”
6 Apr 2017
“Not impressed”
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
222 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2206
Union Square
+1 415-434-7222
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife was down the road at Westfield Shopping Centre so I decided to have a quick beer. I had the Trumer Pilsner which is a nice local beer. They have a happy hour which I missed as I visited on a Saturday. Male server...More

1  Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought we saw happy hour on window 2-4 pm. went in . ordered 2 Corona's..... 22.79 dollars - OMG that's more than our hotel the Kimpton which is 19 dolllars. what a rip off . omg .happy hour only on weekdays. never go here....More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Even in happy hour it's a con it's still over $6 for a SMALL draft beer!!! PLUS 20% standard added to your bill even if your sat at the BAR! Just avoid it so many more places in a 5min walk so much cheaper! Complete...More

1  Thank abroadalot
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Was walking around and shopping while staying in the Westin Hotel, Thought. "Babe Let's get A Beer" Glad we stopped here, nice place to get away from the crowd!

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place is great. Service is TOP notch. Love the bartender (sorry I forgot her name) but she is sweet and cut. Also loved Teresa! She went out of her way to get us lumpia because we were craving. Not that is service.

Thank BlessedMagdaleno
Reviewed 12 June 2017

On vacation and in Union Square so we decided to stop in for a quick beer. Charged a $12 cover charge for the last 5 minutes of Game 1 of NBA finals. Ordered a beer for $8.50 and Nachos for $14.95. Nachos were semi-stale chips...More

Thank BobeWilson
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This was our favorite bar but I must say it was so much more expensive than any of the other ones we went to. We went here 3 times while staying at a nearby hotel. I like the way they serve cheese and nuts and...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Popped in twice during our 4 day stay-popcorn and peanuts a nice touch. On second visit I got cheese with my wine.lovely.

1  Thank 1206irene
Reviewed 5 May 2017

They advertise their rates to be low but they seem to be the highest prices compared to some of the swankier bars in the area - $9.75 for a glass of Draft beer plus Taxes and they charge you a mandatory 20% Service Charge no...More

1  Thank akariainc
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a drink on our first day and ended up here for close to two hours just taking in the atmosphere and the spirits were very well priced and us u got your money's worth with each drink! So good we came...More

Thank Danni T
Union Square
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
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