A classic Tenderloin dive in every way, with a notoriously grumpy bartender serving cheap drinks with no pretensions (but probably a little sass). Black-and-white photos featuring the tough pugilists of yesteryear also stare down from the walls, keeping you company as you shoot some pool in an environment perfect for the film-noir recreation of your choosing.
Of the many perfectly good reasons to inhabit a saloon -- clientele, atmo, billiards, booze -- the on-site jukebox is perhaps the most viable. A good jukebox can make even the simplest cocktail more sensually potent, depending upon its array of mood-enhancing selections. The Ha-Ra's box is strikingly eclectic. How about some Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, or Delbert McClintock to go with that shot of Jack Daniel's? Or a little Al Green or Marvin Gaye to smoothify your scotch and soda? Dino,... More »