2017's 8 Most Loved San Francisco Rooftop Bars On NativX


With 2017 as an afterthought, we bring in 2018 with open arms. It's time for reflection, and by reflection, we mean a look back at the awesome places that the NativX family couldn't get enough of! We dug through our data and used a little bit of black magic to throw together a list of 8 of the most hyped SF rooftop bars on NativX. There were some that surprised us and some that made a late run to the top.

There is one thing we know for sure though. We've already chalked these down to visit in 2018.

The NativX 2017 San Francisco Rooftop List

1) Anchor Brewers & Distillers

1705 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA 94107


Pro Tip: 

This place is crazy! On top of awesome views and great tastings, they also have edible (and drinkable) plants! Doing the tasting tour is a must so grab a few friends and have a day.


2) El Techo

2516 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Pro Tip 

El Techo crushes it on the views so it makes sense why it's constantly crowded and why the NativX community is so obsessed with it! Catch happy hour at 4pm to 6pm. $4 beers, $5 bar bites, and $7 margaritas. This is a spot you want to hit before 5pm. 


3) Jones

620 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94102


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Pro Tip

Coming in at only 2 stories high, it's easy to overlook this awesome rooftop for the talller choices, but trust us, it's worth heading to. This is a happy hour hot spot with the most popular days on NativX being Wednesdays and Thursdays


4) Dirty Habit

12 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103


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Pro Tip: 

The Dirty Habit has everything you need in a rooftop bar: great views, stick cocktails, and fireplaces for when it get's a little chilly at night. The price can get a little steep, but you have to try at least one of their notoriously strange cocktails.


5) Bluestem Brasserie

1 Yerba Buena Ln, San Francisco, CA 94103


Pro Tip: 

SF Natives have told us if you want a place for prime people watching, go to Bluestem. You'll get great views of SF, sip on some quality drinks, and wonder at the complexity of the human race. 


6) Marengo

531 Commercial St, San Francisco, CA 94111


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Pro Tip: 

Marengo get's crowded since it's not the largest space, but totally worth it. The retractable roof makes for a great experience with friends that are visiting. Take them here for a quick drink before a night out. 


7) B Restaurant and Bar

720 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Pro Tip:

B Restaurant and Bar usually doesn't get much love, but it gained popularity in the last 2 months on NativX. It is on the smaller side, but this is the perfect rooftop to grab a small group and enjoy a few drinks. Plus, their Oyster happy hour is incredible. 


8) Charmaine's

1100 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102


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Pro Tip:

This has been only open for 2 months, but we had to put it on the list because of the popularity it has gotten on NativX. Sit by the fire, order a drink, and get the black bean slider.


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