San Francisco Nightlife



Vesuvio Cafe

Vesuvio Cafe Review

If you're only hitting one bar in North Beach, it should be this one. The low-ceiling second floor of this raucous boho hangout, little altered since its 1960s heyday (when Jack Kerouac frequented the place), is a fine vantage point for watching the colorful Broadway and Columbus Avenue intersection. Another part of Vesuvio's appeal is its diverse clientele (twenties to sixties), from neighborhood regulars and young couples to Bacchanalian posses of friends.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 255 Columbus Ave., at Broadway North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133 | Map It
  • Phone: 415/362–3370
  • Website:
  • Location: North Beach
Updated: 05-03-2013

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