The Devil's Acre is a cocktail bar that pays homage to the Barbary Coast era of San Francisco, a time spanning from the 1850s to the early 1900s. This period, born during the California Gold Rush, was notorious for its lawlessness, bordellos, and gambling, but also for its eventual transformation into a burgeoning entertainment scene of dance halls and jazz clubs. The Devil's Acre captures the spirit and intrigue of this time, offering guests a chance to step back into a bygone era where the lines between saloon keeper and pharmacist were delightfully blurred.
Cocktails with Historical Flair
At The Devil's Acre, the history of alcohol and medicine intertwines in a menu of meticulously crafted cocktails. Here, the art of mixology is celebrated with drinks that are both a nod to the past and a toast to modern innovation. Each cocktail is like a potion from the apothecary, designed to cure what ails you—or at least provide a delightful escape. The bar's "doctors" are on hand to prescribe a variety of alcohol-based mixtures, ensuring that every visit is both a journey through history and a taste adventure.
An Atmosphere of Timeless Elegance
Stepping into The Devil's Acre is like entering another world. The ambiance reflects the mystique and allure of the Barbary Coast, with decor that transports you to the era's saloons and secret apothecaries. It's a place where the past is palpable, and every corner tells a story. Whether you're nestled in a booth or seated at the bar, you'll feel the weight of the modern world slip away as you immerse yourself in the elegance and excitement of old San Francisco.
A Beloved Part of the San Francisco Scene
Located at 256 Columbus Ave, The Devil's Acre has become a beloved part of the San Francisco cocktail scene. It's a place where locals and visitors alike gather to enjoy a unique blend of history, culture, and exquisite drinks. The bar's commitment to authenticity and quality has made it a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the best of the city's storied past and vibrant present.
Step Inside The Devil's Acre
The Devil's Acre invites you to step inside and sample a time when the difference between a saloon keeper and pharmacist wasn’t much, and both were prone to prescribing delightful libations. With its rich history, innovative cocktails, and timeless atmosphere, The Devil's Acre stands out as a premier destination for anyone looking to enjoy a night out in San Francisco. So come join us, drop in to see our "doctors," and let the good times roll in a setting that's anything but ordinary. Your journey to the past begins at The Devil's Acre!