Top 4 Best Nightclubs in Financial District, San Francisco, CA [2020 GUIDE]

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With over 43 venues in San Francisco, there are many places to choose from whether you're looking for a crazy night out or a lounge atmosphere. Don't worry! We're going to list out the best clubs in Financial District, San Francisco that you should definitely check out.

Love and Propaganda

Best nightclub in Financial District, San Francisco!
Love and Propaganda

Located in the same location as the recently retired Vessel, the redesigned interior features “an industrial aesthetic juxtaposed with neoclassical elements with a punk edge.” Chandeliers, gilded art and black leather seating all adorn the 5,700 square foot club which will offer 3D projection to compliment the high fidelity sound. With regards to the entertainment, brothers Peter and Chris Doukakis (also of Audio) plan to book an eclectic mix of DJs with genres spanning nudisco, house and indie-dance.

  • 85 Campton Place San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
  • Financial District
  • 10 PM - 2 AM Fridays and Saturdays
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $

Harlot

Harlot

Harlot Nightclub is a terrific nightspot that features internationally renowned DJs and hip hop artists that allows the guests to get up close and personal with some of the finest talent in the music industry. Located in the heart of downtown and SOMA district Harlot attracts its guests by fusing the appeal of exclusivity, spectacular production and quality sound powered by EAW and creating a stage that is set for the ultimate nightlife experience. The club gets its name from the local legends of San Francisco of the Barbary Coast era’s piracy and debauchery. The alleys of San Francisco’s South of Market district are named after the Barbary Coast era’s famous ladies of the evening, the eponymous “Harlots.” The club is named after one of the deeply coveted and highly respected Harlots who was admired for the services she provided. Time has passed, but the city’s lore remains. From her infamous dark alley, Harlot waits to please all who enter her doors.

  • 46 Minna St San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
  • Financial District
  • 9 PM - 2 AM Thurs - Sat
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Luv

Luv

LUV delivers a breakthrough experience to the San Francisco nightlife scene, whether you are a dance junkie, an avid party goer, or an occasional clubber and claim to have everything you could want or need to fall in “LUV” with the club. The aptly named venue has 3 different sections with VIP booths which include an elevated section overlooking the dance floor, a section directly across from the DJ, and one that is right in front of their massive 15 foot LED screen for those with more exclusive tastes and those seeking more intimacy. LUV also plays a variety of music from today’s most influential DJs to Top 40 artists and takes pride in offering a setlist that is tailored to satisfy even the most eclectic tastes found in the Bay Area. Its exclusive setting makes it possible for their guests to immerse themselves in the night. Aside from the Djs whose talents the patrons are able to enjoy by indulging their senses from the state of the art sound, lighting, & visual effects, they are also able to get the unparalleled hospitality brought by the staff which all comes together to create a truly all-encompassing experience.

  • 447 Broadway San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
  • Financial District
  • $$

Vanity

Vanity

Vanity San Francisco is a multi level nightclub with fully stocked bars and elevated VIP table locations for you to enjoy. They are a venue unlike anything San Francisco has ever seen, raising the bar for nightlife! Here, you can enjoy an upscale nightclub experience that features unparalleled entertainment, exceptional service, and an exciting ambiance, with a party that keeps going until the early morning hours!

  • 408 Broadway San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
  • Financial District
  • 10 PM - 4 AM Fri - Sat
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

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San Francisco Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in San Francisco clubs?

The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.

How long do DJs play in San Francisco?

The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.

What is the dress code like at San Francisco nightclubs?

Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to clubs.

How can I get into San Francisco nightclubs for free?

Some San Francisco nightclubs have a free ladies guest list, and have a free even ratio guest list – free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party.

Keep in mind that many San Francisco nightclubs are more exclusive and require bottle service to get in. You can sign up for the guest list on our events page.

How can I book bottle service for San Francisco nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the San Francisco page.

How much is bottle service at San Francisco clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at nightclubs can get pretty expensive in San Francisco, but every nightclub is different.

The best way to find out is to visit the events page and choose the event you're thinking of going.

Should I buy tickets to get into San Francisco nightclubs?

If the nightclub has tickets, we recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name artists. The ticket line is generally faster and shorter than the guest list.

Many nightclubs in San Francisco are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which San Francisco nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in San Francisco.

Which San Francisco nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in San Francisco.