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The Starlight Room

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Neighbourhood:
Union Square
Bar, American, Contemporary
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450 Powell St, Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504
+1 415-395-8595
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Today
18:00 - 23:59
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 23:59
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a random find upstairs. There is a nice view of city, great music to dance to and fun people watching.

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Thank libbym286
Susanville, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Starlight Room for St. Patrick's Day Bachelorette party. Drinks were great and well priced. DJ was awesome. Good Views

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Thank Jolene A
Management response:

Hey Jolene, We are so glad you and your bachelorette party joined us! We look forward to brining in another good night with you! More 

Frederick, Maryland
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entering the Drake Hotel is quite an experience, it is beautiful! Even among such grandeur the Starlight holds its' own. The ambiance is a throw back to the age of glitz & glam. I truly expected a Frank Sinatra type to sing along with the band (string & piano, very nice). The view of the city is worth the trip,... More 

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Thank prickles2188
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Hello, WOW, we are so glad you truly enjoyed yourself. We look forward to having you join us for some cocktails and cheese. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay so this is an old school cocktail lounge located at the top of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. It's well worth a stop to see the view (especially at night) and the lounge has a great atmosphere. As with most of these places in San Fran (you are paying for the view) with a top floor lounge it isn't... More 

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Thank Nick G
Phoenix, AZ
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time with the dancing at the night club - the staff was super great, the views amazing and the music was perfect to get you into the dancing mood. Highly recommend - really great wine list as well.

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Thank gmarie99
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170 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

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 

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Thank Arias55
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Hello, So Glad our bartender took care of you. We look forward to having you join us for our legendary show & brunch Sunday's a drag. More 

Santa Rosa, California
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99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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.

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Berkeley, California
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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.

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Thank Sky G
Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Bar, American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:59
Thursday
18:00 - 23:59
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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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Staying in Union Square

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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 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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