FALL 2021

Private Dining Wine List

Sparkling Cider (Non-Alcoholic)


Duche de Longueville, Normandy, France, n.v. $20


Champagne & Sparkling Wine


Avinyó, Reserva, Brut Cava, Penedes, Spain n.v. $43

J. Lassalle, Cachet D’or, Chigny-les-Roses, Champagne, France n.v. $76

Roederer Estate, Brut, Anderson Valley, California n.v. $48

Roederer Estate, Brut Rosé, Anderson Valley, California n.v. $56

Val de Mer, Brut Rosé, Bourgogne, France, n.v.  $50




Daulny, Sancerre, Loire Valley, Sauvignon Blanc ’14 $50

Ojai, Bien Nacido, Santa Maria Valley, CA, Chardonnay ’14 $58

Cuvée Absinthe, Vieilles Vignes, Burgundy, France, Chardonnay '14 $58

Varner, El Camino, Santa Barbra County, CA, Chardonnay ’15 $95

Flowers, Sonoma Coast, CA, Chardonnay ’15 $95

Nigl, Freiheit, Kremstal, Austria, Grüner Veltliner ’14 $50

Bruco Verdi, Oltrepo Pavese, Lombardy, Italy, Pinot Grigio '17 $54

Eva Fricke, Mellifluous, Rheingau, Germany, Riesling '16 $54




Roblin, Origine, Sancerre, France, Pinot Noir '15 $50

Kivelstadt, Twice Removed, Mendocino, CA, Pinot Noir '16 $50




JK Carriere, Provocateur, Willamette Valley, Oregon, Pinot Noir ‘15 $45

Fort Ross, Sea Slopes, Fort Ross-Seaview, Sonoma Coast, CA, Pinot Noir ‘16 $62

Ojai, Bien Nacido, Santa Barbara, CA, Pinot Noir ’15 $85

Tardy, Cuvée Maëlie, Hautes-Côtes de Nuits, Burgundy, France, Pinot Noir ’14 $68

Piedrasassi, Santa Barbara, CA, Syrah '16 $62

Bonny Doon, La Cigar Volant, Santa Cruz, CA, Grenache Blend ‘12 $56

Dashe, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, CA, Zinfandel '14 $54

Château Saint Julian, Bordeaux Supérieur, France, Merlot Blend ’14 $40

Chateau D'Ester, Bordeaux, , France, Merlot blend '14 $50

Pied a Terre, Sonoma County, Cabernet Sauvignon '15 $62

Volker Eisele, Estate, Napa, CA Cabernet Sauvignon ’14 $90

This wine list represents those selections that are plentiful enough in inventory to supply for large parties. Wines listed are subject to vendor availability. For a larger selection or recommendation please e-mail our sommelier, Gretchen- gbuck@absinthe.com


398 Hayes St at Gough, San Francisco, CA


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11:30 am to 9 pm

Saturday & Sunday
11 am to 9 pm






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The Best Private Dining Rooms In San Francisco

“The upscale Hayes Valley mainstay has a private dining space with a separate entrance, its own bar, coat room, and restrooms. Decorated similarly to the main restaurant with dark wood, paintings, and old-school charm, the menu offers French fare and a raw bar,” via 7×7, September 2019

Where To Go When You’re In The Mood For A Martini

“Obviously, this place has a good-sized menu of absinthe drinks, but we’ll happily order a martini and eat some pate at the bar while we decide if we want to join all those people sitting outside by the weird sculpture on Octavia,” via The Infatuation SF, September 2019

A Fast-Israeli Food Favorite Is Coming Back to Oakland; A New Chef is Shaking Up Absinthe

“Hayes Valley’s longtime favorite brasserie, Absinthe, has a new executive chef, Ryan Fowler, and to kick things off, he’s jazzing up the brunch menu with pain perdu and Dungeness crab and avocado omelettes,” via Eater SF, August 2019

The San Francisco Shopping Guide To Hayes Valley

“Just because it’s one of the oldest restaurants in Hayes Valley doesn’t mean that Absinthe Brasserie and Bar has lost its shine. An outstanding cocktail program, along with French and Mediterranean-inspired dishes, makes Absinthe a neighborhood go-to for locals and hungry shoppers alike,” via SF Travel, August 2019

A Little Slice of Paris in Hayes Valley: Absinthe Brasserie and Bar

“An homage to all things French, Absinthe is still one of my favorite places to eat in the city. Why? It’s a buzzy destination that feels glamorous and special, evoking a one-of-a-kind feeling of Belle Epoque-era Paris,” via SF Bay Times, June 2019

Absinthe Brasserie & Bar is located in San Francisco's vibrant and charming Hayes Valley neighborhood, and is among the city’s beloved longest-running dining institutions. It features a creative menu of French brasserie fare, along with an inspired selection of classic cocktails. With lively, informal décor that evokes turn-of-the-century France, Absinthe’s warm, convivial atmosphere has romanced locals and visitors alike since its founding in 1998.