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Smuggler's Cove

650 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3179
+1 415-869-1900
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Don't go here ;-)

It's already crowded enough! Killer rum punches and giant rum bowls to share with friends. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
Arrrg, rum it is!

Dark and inviting, just like a cove. Many different drinks to choose from carefully crafted. People... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marcia H
Lottsburg, Virginia, United States
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650 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3179
Hayes Valley
+1 415-869-1900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's already crowded enough! Killer rum punches and giant rum bowls to share with friends. The decor, the hideaway location, the drinks. This place is so cool.

Thank modernlizbennet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dark and inviting, just like a cove. Many different drinks to choose from carefully crafted. People are friendly everyone enjoying the experience. No food is served.

Thank Marcia H
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Very purposefully hidden, the moment you find it, it's like you stepped into another dimension. The drink list fits their Tiki mentallity, noticing many drinks on the menu native to the Virgin Islands where I lived for a few years. Awesome atmosphere based on the...More

Thank ChuckBeckler
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Three floors of awesomeness! Decor is definitely Pirates of the Caribbean esque! The hubby & I settled in on the lower level & that's when the fun began... By fun I mean cocktails galore! The bartenders were amazing! Friendly and helpful with the menu! Our...More

Thank Glennda M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went here with as a group of 6 after dessert, around 10 and had to wait for a short period of time outside the bar. After a relatively short wait, we went inside into a dimly lit three floor bar. Bar counters are on the...More

Thank arrrbooey
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wow what a great little cocktail bar, a little out of the way but the taxi drivers know where it is! The mai tai's are to die for. It is only a very small place over three levels but it has a wonderful atmosphere.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This place is unreal. Sets its self apart because of the dedication and love that went into building this concept. Over 70 cocktails and 400 rums. Hands down best tiki bar in the world

Thank lchez55
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Get there early, or be prepared to stand in a queue. Even before the bar (Tiki-Bar) opened, there was already a line to get in. It is a small venue with three levels. All drinks are rum based. Wonderful atmosphere, a bit dark but intimate....More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wow what a cool spot! Did not expect this! It's an all (rum) cocktail bar, there's also an upstairs and downstairs area. The staff is very friendly and helpful, they know their cocktails! A bit of a pirate vibe, a must go to bar!

Thank Talitha M
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Pointless trip really as I'm not a cocktail fan. Strange place. Like a pirates bar. Doorman told me it's one of the best bars in the world. Lie. I can see it mainly being for tourists. Worth a visit. Not signed up well so keep...More

Thank FallowfieldHillbilly
Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky
shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to
imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of
a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation
of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a
community park at its center and dozens of trendy
businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish
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Caroline C
Is this hotel safe really? So many reviews about break ins in the past and have read one saying the hotel staff gave out the master key to a group??? So annoyed that I cant book this amazing deal with a hotel company we have used before due to feeling it may be unsafe
11 January 2015|
Response from Michelle W | Reviewed this property |
This is a bar, not a hotel. Perhaps you have the wrong place?