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Daily 9am-2am

Cocktail Lounges
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Southeast San Francisco, Mission District
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1 of a Kind

The music sucks The staff can be surly But I love this place.

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BEST Outdoor Venue in SF

If Zeitgeist is defined as: ""the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time"", this bar must be from a time when stiff drinks and smoking cigs went hand-in-hand, and when bars understood that when one has a good buzz going, one wants greasy food. I love, love, LOVE Zeitgeist. The food is the best around, when it comes to BBQ (thumbs up for grilled cheese... view more

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""Happy Time"" Smoking

The first time I went to Zeitgeist was a week within moving to SF. I think I gave the place a better review than I should have. In truth it was packed with scenesters (a word I learned here in SF) who were rude, and hipsters who hated all those scenesters and were just rude cause they wanted them to get the hell out! The second time I went was on a Friday night. So all those scenesters in their little dresses had... view more

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Rude Dump

First and last time customer. Unbelievably rude fry cook that demanded a tip after ordering food at the window (held back a dollar from change). After asking the presumptuous jerk for it back and having people served ahead of us and AGAIN being hit up for a tip, we were finally treated to stone cold ribs and roll with the side order missing. When asked for it, the cook literally flung the slaw on the plate causing it... view more

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Outdoor seating and huge beer list

What more do you need? Tamales? Oh wait, she comes here every hour or so. This place is nirvana. I also love the beer selection, and the bloodies here are top notch. The only thing I could do without is the smoke of the grill and the stink of the portapottys but that is part of the ambience.

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Awesomest bar in the city

The beer garden in the back is my favorite place to down a pitcher. There's never a wait to use the bathroom because there's a row of port-o-lets right there in the patio. You also don't need to worry about your bicycle, because you can just bring your ride in with you. The Tamale Lady is usually there selling her delicious pork tamales, which go perfectly with the beer. One thing to watch out is that they kick ev... view more

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Great Burgers - great patio - the only thing i dont dig about ZG is they have an issue with folks taking pictures back there that they defend rather rdiculously - whats the deal with that?\r \r

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I love this place the atmosphere is always fun and lively. I always have a great time here, the staff is fun, the crowd is low-key and the atmosphere is a tad grimy but welcoming. There are benches scattered outside for strangers to sit together and find some common ground. The pitchers of beer are cheap and if you get tired to being out in the cold, go inside for a game of pool and some food. What could be better?

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Warm Beer, Cold Women, Stay Away.

Warm Beer\r Cold Women\r Stay Away\r \r Zeitgeist used to be a great hangout for bikers and bicyclists, but these days, once the sun hits the beer garden, it's packed with young urban professionals who complain about having to sit on a keg. I usually don't flame existing posts, but c'mon ""pammierae"" you say it's not a biker bar, then complain that it's dirty. What kind of biker bars do you hang out in. Oh, ... view more

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