1749 N. Damen Ave.
No local drinking establishment strikes a better balance between classy and comfy: pillow-strewn velvet sofas, sophisticated cocktails, barstools that cradle you as you imbibe. The name refers to the park overlooking San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge—and the Cali vibe extends to the wine and beer lists, which showcase West Coast picks, from Napa Valley’s Paradigm Winery to San Diego’s AleSmith Brewing Company.
Who’s there:Neighborhooders done up like Bucktown boutique displays
What to order:Pisco Punch No. 1 ($13): Thai chili–infused pisco, mango, lime, coconut water