Balboa Cafe: "Best Long Island in San Francisco" San Francisco Nightlife Tip by traveler326157

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I love to give tips about when I find "the best" of something..

And so here I was, in San Francisco for the weekend. I went, with about 1000 of my USC buddies to watch as USC beat Stanford during the annual "weekender" trip.

We were hanging out at "triangle bars" when we wandered into Balboa and I ordered two long islands. Shocked and in awe I was when the bartender actually made me a proper long island. It was amazing. So yummy! You must go, but beware, its crowded on the weekends and its a bit loud. but so worth it!

I've heard that you can also eat here, but I didn't.. ; )

Dress Code: Look nice, don't think that there is a dress code though..

Address: 3199 Fillmore Street (at Greenwich)
Directions: In the Marina district, across from Eastside West bar, at the "triangle bars"
Theme: Eating and Drinking

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  • Written Nov 5, 2006
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