In mybookFun Collection (edit)
Added to your fun collection.
Removed From mybook!

We took this business out of your fun collection.

The Riptide

Add to mybook

This listing has been
added to mybook.

This listing has been
removed from mybook.

Business Details

9

years

in Business

Hours:

Regular Hours

Payment method:
cash only, cash
Neighborhoods:
Southwest San Francisco, Outer Sunset, Central West San Francisco
Amenities:
No
AKA:

Riptide The

Categories:
Bars, Night Clubs, Musicians, Concert Halls, Taverns

More »

Less »

Gallery

The Riptide

Reviews

Click to rate
Please give the business a star rating

Thanks!
Success! Thanks for posting your review of The Riptide. You’ve done the world some good today.

Pelicano
03/29/2008
Riptide: Best Bar at the Edge of Western Civilization

I'm here to tell you: The Riptide doesn't disappoint. I am like as not to be disappointed when I go practically anywhere else in the city, with exception to that (surfer owned) red place in the Mission with the name that makes me forget, or Skullbunnies. Here's why: the music might be as good as anything you can pay for anywhere, (Ralf Carney drunk with his impeccable jazz drummer some Sunday nights) or as bad as (... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
marnie77
03/24/2007
Thanks for the reminder...

Geez....I was just looking for some new places out in the Sunset to visit on my upcoming weekend visit. I moved back to Maui from SF several years ago, and, from the sound of these reviews, things haven't changed much. Is it the frigid, always blown-out OB surf or the months and months of foggy weather? You sound grouchy. Maybe you need a vacation. I'll definitely come out and see what the fuss is about though.\... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
obsurfer
11/22/2006
Kook Douche Bags like the first reviewer should stay away from this bar..

The Riptide is what it is. If you don't like it, don't come back. There are plenty of asss-holes and plenty of nice people there just like every bar in every city, except we get a violent sub-species of pseudorednecks that pose as real surfers by talking about how Kona is a tourist beer, whatever dude, you are such a douche, if you like Hawaii, please go back there, because you sukk. You are precisely the type of ... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
sunsetsf
04/14/2006
undiscovered gem, needs better draft beer

First off the draft beer selection is horrible! I mean Kona? Come on are you serious? Thats like Budweisers fake brainwashed tourist brand that nobody but the suburban haole tourist drink that are too stupid to know any better. One bright spot is the RipTide Red brought in from beach chalet. But where is the Fat Tire, Full Sail or even Pabst? This would be the perfect Pabst bar or full sail (beach beer) bar. The fi... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
sangeld
04/14/2006
Sunset Now...

The new owners did a fantastic job re-vamping this spot. Check out the calendar for open mic, DJ, band listings, events such as happy hr, ladies night, etc. I walked in and immediately OUT of the old spot (when it was Sandbar) and now, as a 30 something local female...feel very comfortable at the Riptide. It is a nice addition to the neighborhood - nice to be able to walk to a fun bar, meet neighbors and enjoy a Ript... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
Sponsored Links
Map & Directions
People Also Viewed
Send to Phone
The Riptide

3639 Taraval StSan FranciscoCA 94116

(415) 681-8433

Send this business listing as a text message to a mobile phone.

Cancel

Your text message was sent.

To opt out at anytime, send the word STOP to YP411.

To get a help message, send the word HELP to YP411.

There was an error sending your text.

Please try again.

Terms: The recipient of this text message may incur charges depending on their wireless carrier. Not all carriers are currently supported.

Message Business

What would you like to know?

Cancel

Sorry!

We were unable to send your message. Please try again later.

Add a Photo
The Riptide

3639 Taraval StSan FranciscoCA 94116

(415) 681-8433

  • Photos should be clear and in focus
  • Photos should be of the business, product or service, not an illustration or clip art
  • Photos should not be an advertisment or include contact information.
Add a New Collection
Oops! There was a problem saving the new custom collection.
Please try again.
Collection Name cannot be empty
Upload a Photo
(optional)

Remaining Characters: 100

Remaining Characters: 500

Cancel
Save
We just redesigned yp.com! Do you like it?
× Not a Fan

× Thank You!

Feedback