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We all love to wow our palate by trying new crazy-creative cocktails whipped up by experimental mixologists, but sometimes, we like to stick to what we know will get the boozy job done. That's why we're always down to tote around our favorite brews and bubbs with us whenever we're in for a guzzling good time, especially when it saves us a few nickels and dimes. But, let's face it: That practice isn't exactly kosher at most haunts.
So, where can you waltz in with a paper-bagged bottle in hand? We've mapped out the 11 coolest S.F. spots that let you BYOB for either absolutely nada deniros or just a minor corkage fee — we'll drink to that! Discover all the hootch-friendly locales after the jump, and get ready to uncork yourself to tipsy time out!
Photographed by Jen Miyako
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