1160 Polk St, San Francisco, CA | Directions 9410937.787459 -122.420014
Neighborhoods: Civic Center, Northeast
OHHHH!!! WHAT A NIGHT – SO LET'S SEE..........I almost don't want to say positive things about this place bc I don't want all the rif-raf to find out about it but let me tell you........THIS PLACE IS MY FAVORITE PLACE IN THE CITY! I typically hangout at all the "hot spots" but I always..always...always end up here. This is the BEST place in the city! Kenny is my hero...and Yuri is my object of affection! :-) Anyway, if you are looking for a great time...no hassle...this is the spot! Btwn Lush Lounge and Vertigo---it's everything you could want.
I have been a patron for 3 years now and I have yet to be disappointed. The only thing I would like to see is mirrors in the bathroom- a girl likes to see what she looks like or if she needs more lipstick :-)
I highly recommend Vertigo and Lush Lounge! Go..have a great time...and dance till 2am!
Good times! – I went to Vertigo for the first time this past weekend. I had a great time dancing, the music was better than most "clubs" I've been to here in the city. It was a bit crowded, but not to the point where it made you want to leave. Drinks were good as well. I'll definitely go back!
Revelers sip exotic cocktails and get dizzy at this dance-friendly Tahitian treat. – In Short
Dim red lighting, lazy overhead fans and tribal masks decorate the front of this neighborhood hideaway, dominated by a carved, altar-like wooden bar. The lush South Seas theme continues in a cool smoking patio, which has a fountain, foliage and red vinyl bar stools. An extensive drink menu features exotic concoctions, many which are big enough to share, like the Volcano for four. DJs get the crowd fired up with everything from Johnny Cash to electronica.
WORTH A DETOUR – THIS PLACE IS WORTH VISITING FOR THE BARTENDER ALONE. YURI MAKES DRINKS AS WELL AS HE MAKES CONVERSATION...THE HOST KENNY MAKES EVERYONE FEEL LIKE HE'S SPINNING THEIR OWN PERSONAL RECORD COLLECTION. FROM THE DOORMAN TO THE BAR-BACK THESE GUYS GIVE A1 SERVICE EVEN ON THE BUSIEST NIGHTS. NEED TO UP-GRADE THE BATHROOMS TO BRING THEM IN LINE WITH THE REST OF THE VERTIGO EXPERIENCE...NO MIRRORS JUST DON'T CUT IT.
Ok Place – The new bouncer is not as nice as the previous one, and does not seem to know what he is doing.
The bartenders rock! Drinks are Faboo!
DJ's vary, weekend guy is quirky but gets the teeny dance floor all sweaty and hot...that's good.
Who will be dj'ing is always a surprise.
For the price, can't get worse. – $2.00 cover? SURE! We're in! Walk in. Dancefloor is TINY. The DJ was spinning CD's and the system would cut out half a second with every track he played. The DJ went from hip hop to 70's (he played DEVO!!!), to Def Leppard (he played POUR SOME SUGAR ON ME!!). He was all over the map. What an awful awful dance night. Drinks however were ok. But, if the bouncer says, $2 cover....be afraid. Be very afraid.
Definite destination – This is a great place! I always take people here when they visit from out of town, and nobody's been disappointed. They have a menu of exotic drinks with San Francisco-inspired names, and on the television at the back of the bar you can usually see the Hitchcock classic "Vertigo" playing. The bartenders are very nice and friendly, and the music's great! It's more of a bar than a dance club, but on Saturday night the dance floor definitely gets packed! Then to cool off you walk a few steps to the smoking patio, where the fresh air blows in from outside... this really is a cool bar and I really like the fact that there is always a mixed crowd.
One of my favorite nights to go is the first Thursday of every month when they do 1920's night! Definitely worth checking out!
Did not seem special – Nothing special. Ok atmosphere, but was almost empty (30 people) when we were there at 11:00 on Friday night. Mid 30-s crowd, too old for me. Seemed to be a local hangout
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