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Buddha Lounge

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Great Atmosphere

Popped in the Buddha Lounge for a quick drink, great atmosphere & amazing music 🎵, the owners were... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
crashing c
via mobile
Great Customer Rapport

Enjoyed a few beers in here. Very friendly lady behind the bar, great rapport with customers. Keep... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Fife, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
19 May 2018
“Great Atmosphere ”
12 Oct 2017
“Great Customer Rapport ”
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901 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-1301
+1 415-362-1792
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in the Buddha Lounge for a quick drink, great atmosphere & amazing music 🎵, the owners were dancing and grooving. Drinks were cheap too. Love china town the people are so friendly

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank crashing c
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a few beers in here. Very friendly lady behind the bar, great rapport with customers. Keep up the good work Buddha Lounge. Highly Recommend.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DW2667
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We wondered into the bar after a full day of sightseeing. It was picture perfect with its small bar atmosphere and playful bartender. Just what we wanted in some well made drinks at a very reasonable price. Great Martinis, shots, amoretto sours, margaritas and fun....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank BigD51
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Came across this little bar whilst exploring China Town. Mark makes a great cocktail, not over priced like lots of places in San Francisco and his recommendation for a Chinese restaurant was spot on.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank smiler666
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this bar whilst wandering around Chinatown and what a find it was! We had a brilliant time. Ended up spending our whole night here. Definitely our best night out in San Fran. Recommend anyone to challenge Mark (the owner) to a game of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 885gemmay
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were there on a Tuesday just after they opened. it was slow but a fun stop. We tried some Chinese liquor which can be used in a Chinese Mai Tai, also Chinese beer and sake. It was all quite yummy. Annie was super friendly....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Kristine V
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Since this was on the list of top dive bars in San Francisco, we had to stop in for a Buddha beer. The bartender (perhaps owner) was very nice and served us quickly. She had a great sense of humor too. Great visit!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JulesG72
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I’ve been to this bar twice and I’m always unimpressed. It’s a hole-in-the-wall, but I normally like those kind of places because they feel intimate. They are famous for their three penis whiskey and even have a framed sign with the history inside. The first...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank WhateverLolaLoves
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Randomly stopped by this Bar while walking through China Town during our last day in SF and it was by far the best time we had! The drinks were really good (cheap and strong!). Met a local guy that took us around China town and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Alfonsojf
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

This place is a must visit whenever we are in SF. Small, dark and boozy. Always some characters in here, especially the bartender! For $8 you can get a mind erasing Mai Tai and if you get 2 you are good to go! You just...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Michael L
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As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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