Hobson's Choice

1601 Haight St., San Francisco, CA 94117 Directions
Today 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM Closed All Hours
+14156215859
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91% of 115 customers recommended

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Hobson's Choice has a treat for you!
Happy Hour
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
$3 draft beers and house punches
$3.50 specialty punches and well cocktails

About this business

  • Cuisine
    Pub Food, Cafe
  • Meals
    Dinner
  • Website
    hobsonschoice.com
  • Price
    $$$$$
  • Hours
    Sun 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
    Mon-Fri 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
    Sat 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Cuisine
    Pub Food, Cafe
  • Meals
    Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    No
  • Reservations
    No
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
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Tips

250
Verified
Report | a year ago
I went twice before and got cocktail bowl and cocktails. What was enlightening this time was the fact they are providing rum flights (I never got a look at their menu before). Even though they were swamped by the saturday night, the bartender still took the time to explain each rum and ask me my opinion afterwards !
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Report | a year ago
The staff was attentive. Doorman was great.. helped us get a prime seat and the bartender, upon discovering we were new patrons, gave us top notch first class attentive service.
Verified
Report | a year ago
Excellent!
Verified
Report | a year ago
Love grabbing a punch bowl from time to time!
Verified
Report | 2 years ago
The run bowl was great!
Verified
Report | 2 years ago
Yummy drinks and friendly bar tenders.
Verified
Report | 2 years ago
Had a good time!
Verified
Report | 2 years ago
I like the cocktails and the location. This is a nice spot to meet a friend or gather with a few folks. I like the punches. The crowd is eclectic, not so friendly which is the only bummer.

From Our Editors

Beneath twin lanterns rests the entrance to a quiet punch house modeled after the classic British punch houses of the Victorian era. These are not punches of fruit or fist, but rather of rum, the chosen inebriant of Hobson's Choice. The bar stocks more than 120 varieties of this sugary spirit, including Old Grog, Myers's, and Neisson Réserve Spéciale, as well as rare and limited-quantity batches. Beneath a line of antique chandeliers dripping with sweet, sweet history, the staff fills glasses with specialty cocktails such as the Planter's Punch, a mixture of Coruba dark Jamaican rum, fresh orange juice, lemon juice, and grenadine. To chase these libations, they also serve food catered by the nearby Asqew Grill.

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Sun
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Mon-Fri
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Sat
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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