The Buena Vista - San Francisco CA - located across from the cable car turn at Hyde & Beach - incredible views - this cafe oozes history - breakfast while the fog lifts - or sip Irish coffees as the fog settles - either way the quaint clang of the trolleys will make you feel like this is YOUR corner pub
California Buena Vista Cafe San Francisco (Est. 1912) California might as well be the land of storied, iconic bars. From Silver Peso in Larkspur (which we highlighted as one of the best dives in America), to the Frolic Room in Hollywood, to the Waterfront in San Diego, to Vesuvio in SF, it's hard to go wrong when you want a drink at a historic bar in this state.
Irish Coffee from The Buena Vista Cafe: San Francisco : Pouring nearly 2,000 Irish Coffees each day, The Buena Vista Cafe reigns supreme as master of the cream-capped glass. From the tulip-shaped goblet to the cane-sugar cubes, each element of this time-honored recipe has been tested to achieve the perfect balance of fresh-brewed coffee, Irish whiskey and lightly whipped cream. If you think you hate coffee, you’ve clearly never had one of these.