Absinthe Brasserie & Bar

French, Bar
$ $ $
398 Hayes St (at Gough St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 551-1590
12:00pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 8:00pm



  • Adam Keough has revived this bustling Hayes Valley fixture. Its lively, yet comforting brasserie scene remains, but now theres an energized bar food program & the menu has new soul. [Eater 38 Member]
  • order a sazerac. it's the oldest cocktail in the us and the best in SF is at Absinthe.
  • 7x7's Big Eat 2012 says the soft garlic pretzels are delicious. Yum!
  • Open late, Pre and Post theatre. Great food. Busy NY feel. Extensive cocktail list. -Tim Nugent, Top Chef Just Desserts
  • You can't dine here without trying one of the bar's incredible cocktails. Hungry? Order the French onion soup.
  • Customize your burger!
  • The Soft Garlic Pretzels are a great way to start a meal. The pot de creme is the perfect way to end it.
  • Impossible to go wrong here. Seriously.
  • Walking distance to the opera house- great place for a sit down meal or a glass or wine before or after the show!
  • Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder
  • SF Weeklys Best Of 2011 Winner Editorial Pick BEST POP-UP BAR NIGHTEssentially a pop-up bar w/in a bar, a set menu features seasonal cocktails & bites that aren't typically available elsewhere.
  • had delicious dinner
  • dog-friendly, dog friendly area for you and your pup!
  • the coq au vin is one of my favorite dishes anywhere
  • OK... If you're lucky enough to spot the Apple Pie Panna Cotta... Just say YES! Right up there with the best...
  • Get the Uptown Manhattan, then the Sazerac, then good luck.
  • Try the Chocolate Pot de Creme
  • This upscale French bistro serves plenty of absinthe if you want to get your inner Van Gogh going. Think wild mushroom pot pie, rabbit stew & other hearty mains.
  • Try the Basted Eggs
  • Citron Lemonade! Yum!!!

Nearby places

432 Octavia St #1A (at Linden St)
650 Gough St (at McAllister St)
201 Van Ness Ave (btwn Grove & Hayes St)