Located across from the Castro Theatre in the Castro District of San Francisco, Bhoga Indian restaurant and cocktail bar offers some of the best craft cocktails & Indian cuisine in San Francisco, inspired by the complexity & richness of the subcontinent, & progressive experimentation of modern India.
Canela Bistro & Wine Bar is a Castro neighborhood staple, serving Spanish tapas in conjunction with local California cuisine since 2011. Executive Chef and Owner Mat Schuster is passionate about sharing the sophisticated and unforgettable flavors of Spanish cuisine and gourmet products with San Francisco. The perfect setting for a celebratory dinner, a shareable small plate, a good glass of wine, or homemade dessert, Canela Bistro & Wine Bar acts as a second home for its guests.
At Gai we serve classic slow poached chicken. A clean and comforting meal. Each dish includes poached chicken, fragrant chicken rice, and rich chicken soup along with a selection of our chicken rice sauces highlighting unique flavors of Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Imagine being marooned in a savage, tropical rain forest; you’ve crash landed at Last Rites, a Polynesian Noir adventure offering over 150 rums and signature twists on tropical cocktails. The experience is an immersive destination cocktail bar featuring a real airplane fuselage-turned bar, seating enveloped by enormous banyan tree roots, stacked stone booths, all nestled in a dense jungle canopy and between two 9-foot tall stone fire-breathing skull idols.
The Hotel Castro curates an intimate experience of 12 rooms, each inspired by LGBTQ+ heroes, past and present with every room outfitted with a private outdoor terrace that instantly connects you to the neighborhood’s vibrant energy while inside The Hotel Castro, you’re transported to a technicolor splash that combines contemporary design, rich jewel tones, and an understated nod to ‘70s style.
Opened in June 2020, Kokak Chocolates is an LGBTQ woman owned & operated chocolate shop that specializes in premium small-batch single origin heirloom chocolate truffles, bars and confections that pulls inspiration from owner Carol Gancia’s Filipino roots.
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