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Address: 20 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco, CA 94103-3100
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+1 415-744-5000

Press Club, a wine bar and lounge, offers California’s finest wines and...

Press Club, a wine bar and lounge, offers California’s finest wines and beers in a sophisticated, social atmosphere. Press Club's menu of seasonal small plates and thoughtful pairings offers the ultimate wine experience in one of San Francisco's most notable destinations. Visitors can socialize, taste wine and share small plates in the luxurious wine tasting cellar at the foot of the Four Seasons Hotel.This San Francisco wine bar, located two blocks from both Union Square and the Moscone Convention Center, is the most authentic wine tasting venue in San Francisco. Each month an artisan vintner is featured at Press Club. Visitors can try wines directly from the winemaker on select evenings, which are posted on the events calendar on our website.Press Club's award-winning architecture makes it a perfect place for wine tasting receptions, corporate events, private parties, wedding receptions and more. See the Events section of our website for more info, or to submit an event inquiry.

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An amazing dining experience. The happy hour wine deal was a great opportunity to try a very high end wine for half price the cheese tray was amazing. The service was excellent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 February 2017
Greg R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

An amazing dining experience. The happy hour wine deal was a great opportunity to try a very high end wine for half price the cheese tray was amazing. The service was excellent. Overall a very pleasant and enjoyable experience. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

They got liquor and lots of food there and even a lot of wine to drink out of delicate glasses. Good.

Thank Alzor S
Berkeley, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This might be a nice place to visit, but the name is mis-leading. The original S.F. Press Club existed when there were many daily papers in the city. It had an excellent dining room, rooms for rent, a hydro in the basement - and wonderful programs about the many facets of journalism

Thank gc0nklin
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Quite the scene with people, terrific spacious spot with nice decor and lighting and lots of good wine to choose from. At our visit, they had a half-price off bottles of wine for $75 or more...a really great buy. Lots of banquettes, stools, and seating to find yourself chilling out.

Thank PlatinumHoney
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

Have been to a couple of college alumni meet ups at the Press Club since relocating to this distant land called California. Tucked away on Yerba Buena and below decks, this is a classy wine bar with a large and good selection, plus tasty nibbles. Seems best suited to a group. Unlike most other places in my adopted city, it... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013 via mobile

I was just there for a private party during a convention. The space is absolutely beautiful and the wine was pretty great too!

Thank FirenzeDonna
Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

We had a gathering of 25 people for my daughter's birthday. It wasa very nice place for a gathering. My daughter had made arrangements with the club for the space and the wine. When we arrived everything was setup with both red and white wine and all the glasses. There was also pitchers of water on the tables. During the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

I have been to this place several times and its a nice place to hang out, catch up with friends, meet people. I like the layout of the place, great ambiance and I absolutely love the music here. It' has an upscale feel so if you want to go a little fancy I'd highly recommend Press Club. It's a wine... More 

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pressclubowner, Owner at Press Club, responded to this review

Hi Ash, Thanks so much for your great review of Press Club. It's always so nice to hear from guests of Press Club, as that's the way we grow and learn as a business. Hope to see you back in San Francisco and at Press Club again soon! Best, jan More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2012

This place has a very trendy, modern feel, it's an underground wine bar. Right out the back door of the Marriott Hotel and sitting somewhat underneath the Four Seasons. Have been a couple of times, the last time we had them set up a selection of local cheeses and wines for our group of about 25 in the back area... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

This place is NOT a tasting room anymore, despite the owner's description. It is simply a wine bar that serves a lot of local wine. They do not have tasting stations for individual wineries anymore. We arrived at 3 in the afternoon on a Saturday. It was the Chinese New Year parade day and the start of SF beer week.... More 

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