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Polk Gulch, Northeast San Francisco
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Encore Karaoke Lounge


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This bar extorts and beats their customers

These people beat and extort their patrons. I have gone there for over 5 years, was there with a group of friends who have all patronized this bar often. The bartender took my $20 and then told me to get out although I hadn't ordered and had his bouncers beat us all up. Check out their Yelp reviews by other people and our extended complaint on there...full of extortion and violence. You can join the FB group Boycott ... view more

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Don't do it.

Let me begin by saying that I have been a long time and loyal customer of Encore. I love Karaoke, it's one of my favorite things to do on a night out, and Encore was my favorite spot to do it. However, after this weekend I will not be back.... ever. And I don't think you should visit either. There was some confusion between a friend of mine and the bar tender over twenty dollars. He has written a review as well ... view more

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Can't Get Enough!

My favorite SF secret. No attitude/ego here. Just relaxed and occasionally raucous (dare-say cheesy?) fun. Supportive crowd thin at times but often packed on the weekend. You never know who's going to drop by - or when. Lots of twenty- and thirty-somethings these days. Especially those of us who like to laugh with friends and AT OURSELVES. Friendly mix with the ""regular"" crowd. Family-away-from-family atmosphere. G... view more

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Great place to hang out...

I agree that the guy who had a bad experience probably deserved it. The staff is really wonderful and attentive. They have no problem with ANY song that singers choose. I don't drink, so I can't comment on the potency, but all my friends love them. It really is a fun place (when there's not TOO many sloppy drunks, like The Mint has). Check it out...

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drama hell

okay, so most bars have their fair share of drama amoungst the locals...but this bar wins hands down on drama...and its not even good drama. yeah they have a good karaoke selection to choose from but heaven forbid you want to sing a song that the owners don't like or think is too long. The drinks are weak and poorly made most of the time. If you want to karaoke without the drama try either the mint or silver clouds o... view more

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Just drink and be mary

the owner is an extremely friendly person who remembers everyone's name. Drinks are potent and the karaoke selection is amazing, and many of the singers sound professional. If you want a fun evening were you can take a group of people and celebrate a birthday, wedding or divorce, this is the place. The club has avery diverse crowd and everyone has a great time. You'll leave with a smile on your face.

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great drinks and great service

This place rocks! I on the whole do not enjoy karaoke bars but I must make an exception with this place. The people who come to this bar are wonderful and are there to have a fun time. The bartenders are nice and pour a great drink. I don't know what the other guy was talking about, if he was treated poorly perhaps he deserved it. I have never seen either the bartenders nor the owners give a customer bad service here... view more

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A great gay kareoke bar

It was a nice surprise to discover this treasure. When it first opened it was a dance/techno bar but that has all changed. It has found the perfect niche as a kareoke bar. They have over 1000 song selections to choose from and every one is free to sing their hearts out to a very captivating audience. Jason and Glen are the owners and they make everyone feel welcome.

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