Xie Xie 7x7 for including us on the 50 Most Iconic Cocktails in SF List with our Sometimes Old Fashioned: Peking duck fat-infused Speyburn 10 makes this a true original, with Dickel rye, black pepper syrup, Angostura, black lemon, and candy cap mushroom bitters. // Inside China Live, 644 Broadway...

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We are celebrating the Culinary Flavors of Taiwan Festival (September 19-29) . and below is our Taiwan Cocktail Spotlight for the week:

September23-24: Mi Nung 美濃高雄147
Roasted Meinong Kaohsiung 147 Rice

September 25-26: Wife Always Right 疼某菜
Zhanwo Dry Burdock Tea

September 27-28: Koku Mori An...

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Xie Xie The Infatuation for including us on your "The Bar Greatest Hits List: The 27 Best Bars In SF - These are 27 best bars in San Francisco" Guide!

"Even though Cold Drinks Bar is on top of always-crowded China Live Live in Russian Hill, this place still feels like a secret. It’s a small spot...

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ICED TEA BY SEA: Alberg 10, Lemon Juice, Falernun, Coconut Soda

Open Monday-Saturday @6pm

TimeOut San Francisco: The Best Bars in San Francisco to Drink at Right Now- Cold Drinks Bar

We are honored to be included on this recent TimeOut Guide with these iconic bars: Verjus, Moongate Lounge, Everdene, True Laurel, Trick Dog, Comstock Saloon, Pacific Cocktail Haven & Charmaine's.

COLD ...

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Xie Xie Newsweek!!!

"Don't think of this 30,000-square-foot space as just a place to eat: The China Live complex includes a retail market, casual café (Oolong), prix-fixe-only restaurant (Eight Tables by George Chen - www.EightTables.com), and a speakeasy-type scotch bar (Cold Drinks Bar). The m...

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Newsweek Magazine, May 23, 2019
Cold Drinks Bar - China Live 2nd Floor

Cold Drinks Bar | Trick Dog
True Laurel | The Beehive
Bon Voyage | The Zombie Village

"San Francisco knows its cocktails: Pisco punch was invented here during the Gold Rush. The ma...

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2 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
23 hours 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
4 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
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Mon:5:00 – 10:00 PM
Tue:5:00 – 10:00 PM
Wed:5:00 – 11:00 PM
Thu:5:00 – 11:00 PM
Fri:5:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Sat:5:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Sun:5:00 – 10:00 PM
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