San Francisco Nightlife

Vesuvio Cafe

  • 255 Columbus Ave. Map It
  • North Beach
  • Bars/Pubs
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 05/24/2016

Fodor's 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 Street and Columbus Avenue intersection. Another part of Vesuvio's appeal is its diverse clientele, from older neighborhood regulars and young couples to Bacchanalian posses.

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255 Columbus Ave., at Broadway St., San Francisco, California, 94133, United States

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Published 05/24/2016


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