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Forgery Bar, located in San Francisco’s mid-Market district located in an expansive historical building that showcases a clean aesthetic with an open layout featuring floor-­to-­ceiling windows flanked by exposed brick and natural wood. The bar program includes expertly curated cocktails, an expansive wines-by­-the-­glass list, plus local, domestic and imported beer selections.

Monday – Thursday 5pm – 12am
Friday 5pm – 2am
Saturday 6pm – 2am
Sunday – CLOSED

1525 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 569-2991


Jacques Bezuidenhout is a Johannesburg native who became captivated by the cocktail and spirits culture in London and then relocated and planted roots in San Francisco in 1997 after going on a bus adventure and deciding it was his favorite American city. Jacques was previously responsible for establishing the beverage program at Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants nationwide, and is a National Brand Ambassador for Partida Tequila. He has been voted Best Bartender in San Francisco and has also been a judge in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. As a partner in Forgery, Jacques works closely with the staff to develop and curate the cocktail, beer and wine programs, as well as train Forgery’s talented team of barmen and women.

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