our story

A neighborhood craft cocktail bar offering Mexican regional plates with an extensive menu featuring the best traditional Mezcals available. Located in Russian Hill with hits steep hills and famous crooked Lombard Street. We are a great destination for gatherings with drinks, dinner, happy hour, late night kitchen and weekend brunch.

Our space is lively, casual, and artsy. Known as a place to take things offline. Conversation pieces range from a Mezcal Altar, a wall of pickled vegetables, Huichol beaded artwork, Chacmool sculpture, beautifully lighted Mezcal locker wall and an exterior mural. 

Mezcalito Mural: “Ode to Mezcal”

Mezcalito Mural: “Ode to Mezcal”

We commissioned local artist and muralist Brian Barneclo to reflect the story of Mezcal on the face of our restaurant building. For more on the mural visit: Mezcalito Mural

Cocina (Kitchen)

Quick bites (guacamole, taquitos, & sopes) to traditional sharable regional plates (cochinita pibil, carnitas, carne asada). Our dishes are derived from recipes passed down by generations with a modern twist. We pride ourselves on quality, fresh, handmade food.

Barra (Bar)

Enjoy a craft specialty cocktail, our house seasonal herb-infused spirit, or simply Mezcal. 

Happy Hour: Tuesday-Sunday 5pm-6:30pm; House & Classic Cocktails, Mezcal & Tequila Margaritas, Shot & Beer pairings, and delicious bites.

Daily Specials: Cerveza Sunday,Tequila TuesdayWine WednesdayThirsty ThursdayChiki Friday, and Rosé Saturday.

Mezcal Tastings: Taste a time & place in Mexico. Various flights and an impressive Mezcal collection to customize a tasting.

Locker Program: Provides a sense of ownership for our guests with a variety of benefits.

Private Dining

Our Espadín Room, named after the prominent agave found in Oaxaca and most commonly used in Mezcal, seats 18 guests. From celebrations to unique Mezcal Tasting experiences!