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Southwest San Francisco, Outer Sunset, Central West San Francisco

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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3639 Taraval StSan FranciscoCA 94116

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