Fodor's Expert Review Big 4 Bar
Dark-wood paneling and green leather banquettes lend a masculine feel to the bar at the Huntington Hotel, where the over-30 crowd orders single-malt Scotch and stiff martinis. To accompany your whiskey, try the potpies or French onion soup. This place is a San Francisco history lesson and trip back in time, complete with nightly piano music. To get more out of the experience, read up on the Big Four railroad barons—Stanford, Hopkins, Crocker, and the hotel's namesake—before you go.