Celebrate Chinese New Year's Eve @ChinaLive and party like it's Shanghai 1920!

It's the roaring 20s and China Live is celebrating lunar new year style. We're throwing a decade-worthy bash and you're invited.

The $88 Ticket includes dim sum feast, two specialty cocktails, fortune tellers, photo ...

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Ring in the New Year with Us! Doors open at 5:30pm - No Cover + Complimentary Toast @ Midnight!

Wow - WE (Cold Drinks Bar, China Live & Eight Tables by George Chen) WON the San Francisco Chamger of Commerce 2019 Ebbies Excellence in Business Award for SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR!!!

"When was the last time a Chinese restaurant got nominated! It's really an honor and it's really nice to be re...

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Honored that we are nominated for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Ebbies Excellence in Business Award for "Small Business of the Year" and congrats to all the nominees! Awards Ceremony is tonight - fingers crossed!

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: A Small San Francisco Business that exemplifies...

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We open nightly @5:30pm!
On the 2nd floor of China Live...follow the bats!

#scotchforall #cocktails #sfchinatown

Take A Deep Dive Into The Culinary Process Of China Live's George Chen by San Francisco Magazine (November 1, 2019)

"The magic that George Chen conjures inside his food emporium begins each morning on the streets of Chinatown...

At 9:30am, Chinatown merchants are bustling. Bright fruits and obs...

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We're kicking off our inaugural "Monday Movie Night" at Cold Drinks with Tim Burton's beloved classic "Beetlejuice." Join us for a fun-filled night with duckfat caramel corn and specialty themed cocktails.

Come dressed as your favorite Beetlejuice character...

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5 months ago
A speakeasy from the future? A set from Blade Runner? A club from a world where the 1930s never ended? Maybe Cold Drinks is all three. This is an atmosphere forward bar, a place where darkness, neon, and strangely evocative designs all mesh and make you feel both at home and totally lost. The drinks? Creative, tasty, but also pricey. Save this for a special occasion, sure... but also, please, try to find some more special occasions in your life. And finally, if you are looking for a dive to get hammered while you eat delivery pizza with your buddies? There's plenty of those places already, go someplace else. Leave this for the grownups.
- Alexander B
3 months ago
Super cool speakeasy spot. My friends and I came here on a whim and it was a delight. The manager told us the history of the place and we had a fun time with the bartenders.
- Stacie L
7 months ago
I have loved this whiskey cocktail bar. Their are well thought and perfectly executed. Great flavors. Recommended
- Charbel M

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“It’s a pseudo-secret, just above the bustling scene at China Live, accessible via stairwell; black bats painted on the walls lead the way to the door. Inside is a swanky, Scotch-filled bar where the bartenders wear tuxedos, and the vibe is modern Shanghai with a dash of old school San Francisco. Drinks are heavy on the Scotch, and there are many to choose from, so don’t be shy.” – High-End Scotch Concoctions Headline the New Menu at Chinatown’s Cold Drinks Bar – EaterSF

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644 Broadway
San Francisco, CA 94133
United States

Business Hours

Mon:5:30 – 11:00 PM
Tue:5:30 – 11:00 PM
Wed:5:30 – 11:00 PM
Thu:9:30 AM – 11:30 PM
Fri:5:30 PM – 1:30 AM
Sat:5:30 PM – 1:30 AM
Sun:5:30 – 10:00 PM
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