MARCH 21, 2012

Spa Collins
@ Club Deluxe

One of the most refreshing cocktails I have ever imbibed, the Spa Collins will transport you on those rare hot days, and ease you into the right frame of mind for live jazz any night of the year.

Price: $8.00

Served Up By:

  • Club Deluxe
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  • Haight-Ashbury
    1511 Haight St
    San Francisco, CA 94117
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  • (415) 552-6949
  • Mon-Fri 4pm - 2am
    Sat-Sun 2pm - 2am

Accepts Credit Cards: No

Price Range: $$

Parking: Street

Attire: Casual

Good for Groups: Yes

Takes Reservations: No

Delivery: No

Take-out: Yes

Waiter Service: No

Outdoor Seating: No

Alcohol: Full Bar

Happy Hour: Yes

Wi-Fi: No

Has TV: No

Caters: No

Wheelchair Access: Yes

The Dish:

Your choice of vodka or gin heats up this cool mix of ginger, cucumber, lime, mint and soda. The house collins mix incorporates paper-thin slices of ginger and cucumber to give you a little something to chew on while you drink. You really must love ginger to appreciate one of those bites, but the cucumber is like a fascinating, mild pickle lurking at the bottom of your glass.

Key Ingredients: Gin or vodka, lemon, lime, ginger, mint, cucumber, soda

The Place:

The bar staff tend to be a little weird, but the live jazz is usually excellent, and the Neapolitan pizza is the best in town. Although it gets busy, it's rarely challenging to find a table and there are two large booths by the stage, as well as a smaller one tucked into a dark corner back by the bar.

Insider Secrets:

There is often comedy instead of jazz on Monday nights and the vibe is very different than the other six nights of the week, so consider yourself warned.

Recommended By:

Quinn Sweeney
Quinn Sweeney

Quinn is an artist, educator, and enthusiast for every aspect of creating and consuming all manner of food and beverage. When he's not in the studio or classroom, he can quite often be found experimenting in the kitchen or concocting new cocktails.

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