San Francisco Karaoke Bars
From gay-friendly karaoke on Nob Hill to intimate Japantown karaoke houses, San Francisco’s karaoke enthusiasts aren’t afraid to sing an amateur showtune or pull out an ironic Spice Girls throwback. The city’s diversity and exhilarating nightlife make it an ideal city for karaoke newcomers and seasoned regulars alike.
2545 24th St., San Francisco CA 94110; Tel. +1 415.641.5371
With a full-service bar and a hearty Creole/Cajun menu, Jack’s Club is a well-established local destination for “Karaoke Thursdays” and favorite for would-be singers with an appetite.
Pandora Karaoke & Bar
177 Eddy St., San Francisco CA 94102; Tel. +1 415.359.1888
Pandora Karaoke & Bar is a relatively new addition to the SF Karaoke scene, featuring themed private rooms, a lounge and stage for singing, the SuperMaster state-of-the-art touch-screen song selector, and plenty of food and drink.
Do Re Mi
1604 Post St., San Francisco CA 94115; Tel. +1 415.771.8884
A hidden gem and the best, if not the most popular, karaoke bar in San Francsico, Do Re Mi is the real deal. Located in Japantown, would-be singers can rent small, private rooms for parties and perform their inspired versions of ballad rock classics to an intimate groups of peers. Anything goes in the private rooms, so bring your own alcohol.
Mint Club Karaoke
1942 Market St, San Francisco CA 94102; Tel. +1 415.626.4726
At the edge of San Francisco's Castro District, the Mint Club Karaoke vies for poularity with Polk Street's karaoke hotspot, N'Touch, and features a long bar, a stage and a karaoke host. Amateurs beware, the Mint Club regularly features professional karaoke singers who weave through the crowd and know how to belt out a tune. Nevertheless, karaoke is an amateur's sport at heart and the Mint is a popular spot for midday birthday parties.