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Where to Find Natural Wine: San Francisco Bay Area

Posted by Holly Berrigan on

Here's a fun roundup of a few places where you can sip and shop natural wine in San Francisco Bay Area! This list is always open to new recommendations so if we missed some please reach out to us in the comments, on socials, or at hello@mysa.wine! 

San Francisco 

RESTAURANTS:

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Nopa, San Francisco

 

A16-San Francisco– 2355 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

Bustling Italian eatery dispensing Neapolitan pizza, housemade pasta & more from an open kitchen. Dine-in, curbside pickup and delivery

Nopa– 560 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Ingredient-focused Californian eats & creative cocktails in a lively, 2-story setting. Dine-in, curbside pickup and delivery

SPQR– 1911 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

Italian entrees & tasting menus made with local ingredients & a vast wine list served in cozy digs. Dine-in, takeaway and delivery

Rich Table– 199 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Californian fare from local ingredients, served in a salvaged-barn-wood space with an open kitchen. Dine-in, takeaway and delivery

20th Century Cafe - 198 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Chic, retro corner bakery featuring sweet & savory specialties from Vienna, Budapest & Prague. Takeaway only

Lord Stanley– 2065 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Upscale Californian-European restaurant in a polished, bi-level space decked in white & slate. Dine-in, takeaway  and delivery

Lolo– 974 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Knickknacks decorate the colorful walls of this venue known for inventive Mexican small plates. Dine-in, curbside pickup and delivery

Del Popolo– 855 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

Neapolitan-style pizzas, New American small bites, beer & wine in intimate, rustic-chic digs. Dine-in, takeaway and delivery

Verjus San Francisco– 528 Washington Street, San Francisco, CA 94111 ( also a wine shop)

Michael & Lindsay Tusk (Quince, Cotogna) created this Euro-cool wine bar, bistro & bottle shop. Dine-in, curbside pickup and delivery

 

WINE BARS:  

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Fool's Errand, San Francisco

 

Fig & Thistle Market– This snug neighborhood wine bar & market features natural selections, along with sake. Curbside pickup, delivery and no dine-in (also a wine shop) 

  • 691 14TH Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
  • 429 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Woods Cerveceria-  Rustic Argentinean cafe serving craft beers goosed with yerba mate plus sweet & savory empanadas. Dine-in, takeaway and no delivery

  • 3801 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114
  • 530 Haight St. San Francisco, CA 94117

Fool's Errand- 639A Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Dine-in, takeaway and no delivery

Tofino Wines– 2696 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118 (also a  wine shop)

Wine bar decked in a wall of bottles, offering a variety of vino & American snacks in polished digs. In-store shopping and curbside pickup

Terroir 1116 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Specializing in natural & organic wines to drink in a simple, loftlike space, or to take home. Dine-in and takeaway

Elda- 3198 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Bi-level corner cocktail lounge serving Caribbean small plates in chic surrounds with leafy accents. Dine-in and takeaway

Moongate Lounge- 28 Waverly Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108 

The lavish lounge above Mister Jiu’s serves Cal-Chinese bites & cocktails by Brandon Jew & company

Woods Polk Station- 2255 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109 (also a wine shop)

Tiny tavern serving house beers with yerba mate & locally made empanadas under a mountain mural. Takeaway  and no delivery

Woods Outbound - 4045 Judah St, San Francisco, CA 94122 (also a wine shop)

Narrow bar with a neighborhood vibe for Woods Beer by the pint & to-go can, plus empanadas. Takeaway only

 

WINE SHOPS: 

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Flatiron Wine & Spirits, San Francisco 

Bi-Rite Market– 550 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Relaxed go-to for thoughtfully sourced meats & market items, plus gourmet baked goods & ice cream.  In-store shopping, in-store pick-up and delivery

Arlequin Wine Merchant– 384A Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Polished retailer features a range of high-end wines from around the world & weekly tasting events. Takeaway and delivery

Flatiron Wines & Spirits– 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

 In-store shopping, curbside pickup and delivery

Biondivino– 1415 Green Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Intimate shop in a stylish space with a unique selection of Italian fine wines. In-store shopping, curbside pickup and delivery

Intimate shop in a stylish space with a unique selection of Italian fine wines.

Gemini Bottle Co– 2801 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

In-store shopping, curbside pickup and delivery

Ruby Wine Merchant– 1419 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Boutique with a shifting selection of small-production, natural & organic wines from major regions.  In-store shopping andi n-store pick-up

 

PRODUCERS:

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Donkey & Goat, Berkeley

Donkey & Goat- 1340 Fifth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Dine-in, curbside pickup and delivery

Vinca Minor- 1335 Fourth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Dine-in, drive-through and delivery

Oakland 

RESTAURANTS:

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A16-Rockridge, Oakland

Starline Social Club– 2234 M.L.K. Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94612 (also a wine bar) 

Vintage-chic ground-floor bar & lounge plus an upstairs ballroom in a historic former saloon space. Takeaway and no delivery

A16-Rockridge– 5356 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

Upbeat, contemporary eatery pairing pizza & Southern Italian plates with a lengthy wine list. Dine-in, takeaway and delivery

Ramen Shop– 5812 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

Bustling Japanese joint presents creative takes on traditional noodle soups & appetizers. Dine-in, takeaway and delivery

Chez Panisse- 1517 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709 

Alice Waters' acclaimed flagship downstairs & cafe upstairs offer seasonal fare & a chic, cozy vibe. 

WINE BARS:  

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Woods Bar & Brewery, Oakland 

The Punchdown- 1737 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

Stylish, upscale wine bar pairing natural & biodynamic blends with New American small plates. Dine-in and takeaway

WINE SHOPS: 

Ordinaire– 3354 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610

In-store shopping and in-store pick-up

Minimo– 420 3rd Street, Oakland, CA 94607 (also a wine bar)

Spacious, elegant tasting bar & wine store spotlighting sustainable, small-production, indie wines. In-store shopping, curbside pickup and delivery

Napa, Sonoma, Santa Rosa 

RESTAURANTS:

Gran Electrica- 1313 Main St, Napa, CA 94559

The Napa spinoff of this buzzy Brooklyn Mexican spot serves regional street eats, margaritas & wine. Dine-in only

Brewsters Beer Garden + Restaurant - 229 Water St North, Petaluma, CA 94952

Laid-back, open-air beer garden featuring modern BBQ, local craft beers, fire pits & live music. Dine-in, takeaway and delivery

The Spinster Sisters - 401 S A St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Restaurant offering modern American meals, happy hours & weekend brunch. Dine-in and curbside pickup 

Handline - 935 Gravenstein Ave. South, Sebastopol, CA 95472

Breezy eatery for sustainable seafood, tacos, burgers & other coastal Californian fare. Dine-in and curbside pickup

Valley Bar + Bottle - 487 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476, United States

Also a wine shop!

"Lead by a supreme badass team of ladies...Valley has swiftly been dubbed by locals and winemakers, THE best restaurant in Sonoma County; which also serves as a destination curating a relevant global wine list, and incredibly chic local pieces and wares to show off at home." - Coral Wang

WINE SHOPS: 

Bay Grape Napa - 2999 Solano Ave, Napa, CA 94558, United States

"Stevie and Josiah, plus their too cool team, are ready to welcome you with huge open arms. This team is non stop fun and full of knowledge. I love how they highlight cans of wine on each shelf/category. You could walk yourself through the selections w all the great staff notes labeled. But they're right there beside you hanging out and chatting you up on why this or that is their fave for the moment. They also host loads of events featuring tastings w winemakers and for Batonnage, a women in wine mentorship organization founded by Stevie herself!" - Coral Wang

Jack's Filling Station - 899 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476, United States

"Not what you'd expect, but Jack's is filled w all the nostalgia and slick kitsch you imagine from the Americana gas station of your dreams. Stocked w retro candies, insane records, memorabilia, and o yes, a thorough, yet concise selection of the coolest and most delicious wines. Fill 'er up." - Coral Wang

WINE BARS: 

Cadet - (Woman Owned) - 930 Franklin St, Napa, CA 94559 (also a wine bar)

Cozy, modern spot offering craft beer & California & international wines, plus cheese plates. 

Miracle Plum - 208 Davis St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401, United States

"Run by an all female team, Miracle Plum is where you find the whole spectrum of natural wine rockstars on the shelves, even California spritzers and ciders. They frequently host winemaker tasting events, make loads of housemade products like an addictive allium mayonnaise, herbal shrubs, and to die for cookies. But I can also find my must haves like Japanese bonito flakes among other interesting market items. Worth the visit!" - Coral Wang

Now back to you! Did we miss some? Where do you love to get natural wine?

Let us know in the comments or on social!

We also want to take a moment to give a HUGE thank you to our local contributors! Find them below with their social and links if you want to see people drinking the best natural wine in San Francisco, Napa, Sonoma, and Santa Rosa!

Coral Wang - @coralwines
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