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The Original Columbus Cafe


Welcome to the original Columbus Cafe, a historic parlor located in the center of San Francisco’s North Beach District at 562 Green Street.

Established in 1936 to serve the waterfront’s Longshoremen the Columbus Cafe has been a long standing tradition for locals and guests of San Francisco. We are top of the list with 21 different micro brews on tap. The Columbus Cafe has the best happy hour in San Francisco offering $7 premium cocktails 4-7p.

Open 365 days a year, with our two biggest celebration days being St. Patrick’s Day and the North Beach Festival. Columbus Cafe also has a separate full service bar downstairs that is available for private parties and functions. Cheers!