The 12 Top New Bay Area Bars of 2017

True Laurel

In my latest Time Out column, here are my top 12 new bar openings of 2017… and the first places you should grab a drink in 2018 (article here):

1. True Laurel
2. Cold Drinks
3. The Douglas Room
4.  Rusted Mule
5. Gibson
6.  Charmaine’s and Villon at Proper Hotel
7. Junior
8. White Cap
9. The Kon-Tiki, Oakland
10. The Riddler
11. The Snug
12. Periodic Table, Emeryville

The Kon-Tiki, Oakland
White Cap
Charmaine’s atop the Proper Hotel
Rusted Mule