Discover your inner pirate at Smuggler’s Cove, a Hayes Valley bar serving over 200 different kinds of rum. The tiki-inspired mutiplex is adorned with countless rum barrels and tiki totems, and is home to some of SF's best mixologists.
On a Friday or Saturday night the bar only holds 49 people, so keep your ship small.
Want to try top-shelf rum at a discount? Check out the happy hour: every night from 5 to 6 pm. All cocktails are $2 off.
"Order the secret cocktail. Say “isthmus.” Once you utter this word to the bartender, you’ll be rewarded with a concoction of seven-year rum, red vermouth and velvet falernum. "
Don't be deterred by the long line of rum-seekers outside Smuggler's Cove on weeknights. Inside, a 3 level tiki-themed bar--complete with an indoor waterfall--awaits. The bartenders know their rum rum, making this a perfect spot to order a mai tai, pina colada, or mojito. But their real strength lies in the seemingly endless list of rum-based cocktails crafted in-house.
Win friends by drinking all 80 house-crafted cocktails on the menu and joining the exclusive Smuggler’s Cove Manifest, or by joining the Rumbustion Society, Smuggler Cove’s free rum club.