Bourbon & Branch

Speakeasy, Cocktail, Whisky Bar
$ $
501 Jones St (at O'Farrell St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 346-1735
6:00pm - 2:00am
6:00pm - 2:00am
6:00pm - 2:00am
6:00pm - 2:00am
6:00pm - 2:00am
6:00pm - 2:00am
6:00pm - 2:00am



  • Sit and the bar and tell the bartender something you have in mind, without being too specific. Don't even think about using your cellphone in here.(advanced reservations required)
  • You have to make a reservation to get into this 1920's bar AND know the right password to get in! The old-time bar has no sign outside so you better pay attention or you'll miss it.
  • A drink in the library.
  • The culty speak-easy makes outstanding hand-crafted cocktails. One or two are enough, but I always want many more. -Elizabeth Falkner, Top Chef
  • Go to Bourbon and Branch and be transported 90 years into the past while enjoying the most complex and expertly prepared libations ever!
  • Once you get the daily passcode online, walk into a dark moulin-rouge setting and have yourself the finest cocktails around. This place is the french laundry of bars, good luck getting in. -Yigit Pur
  • Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. This place is a speakeasy with cocktails that would have made a pre-Prohibition Broadway dandy smile. Our vote: a daiquiri.
  • 1) find a baller friend. 2) convince him/her to rent out the hidden cigar room. 3) sip and enjoy.
  • Great speakeasy theme... get a password and have some of the best cocktails in town.
  • Coolest bar in SF, an old speakeasy owned by our friend Brian Sheehy
  • Order the Ramos Gin Fizz when its really busy. They love making them.
  • Bourbon & Branch occupies the space where a speakeasy operated during Prohibition.
  • They have Laphraoig Quarter Cask here #PraiseJesus #
  • Bring a flashlight - it's dark in here!
  • My uncle asked me what i liked ("weird & old"), AND went to the trouble of looking up the password & bringing me here b/c he fundamentally knows how to make his hipster niece feel loved & special.
  • Hide in the toilet to check in. I am.
  • Try to get in to the Wilson and Wilson Room
  • Favorite Cocktail so far is the "Cucumber Gimlet": Vodka + Elderflower + Lime Juice + Orange Bitters + Sparkling White Wine + Cucumber Sliver = Amazeballs!
  • Best bourbon selection in town!
  • Check-out the video of Daniel Crawford's presentation at the Diplomtico World Tournament 2013, held in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, where he represented the US West Coast.

Nearby places

688 Geary St (at Leavenworth St)
620 Jones St (at Geary St)
501 Jones St (at O'Farrell St.)