Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I need to make reservations to come to Local Edition?
  • For a reservation 8 people or under click “Book a Table Reservation” on the Local Edition homepage, or click here.
  • For reservations between 5 -14 people email
  • For group reservations 15 people or over, and private events please visit the Events section of our website to fill out the Event Request Form. Our Event Manager will happily provide you with the best options for your event.
Q: Do I have to wait in line if I have a reservation?
A: No. If you booked a table ahead of time, please give the name of the reservation to security.
Q: Can I add people to my reservation?
A: We only guarantee seating for the number of guests on your reservation. Extra guests are absolutely not permitted to stand next to the table. If your party size grows after making your reservation, please email: We will do our best to accommodate, but do not guarantee seating for extra guests once the reservation is made.
Q: Can I just book 3 tables of 5 people for my larger party?
A: No. When you enter multiple reservations for the same party the tables are absolutely not guaranteed to be next to each other. Our hosts need to manually enter large parties so please email or fill out the Event Request.
Q: I'm running late, how long is my reservation good for?
A: We hold reservations for 15 minutes if there is a wait list for tables. If you call, and let us know you are running late we will try to accommodate you but cannot guarantee your table will still be available.
Q: When I have a reservation, do I order from the bar?
A: No, when you book a table, you will have cocktail service. Our servers will gladly take care of your party. You should not order from the bar.
Q: Do we serve food?
A No we do not serve food. Catering and food is only allowed in the venue for private events.
Q: Do we have a dress code?
A: Yes, we do not allow gym attire. Also for safety purposes we do not allow flip flops.
Q: Where is the closest place to park?
1: Hearst Parking Center
45 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 258 ft SE
(415) 989-4000 ‎ ·

2: Sutter Stockton Garage (Open 24-hours a day)
444 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA
(415) 982-8370 ‎·
Q: What kind of music does Local Edition play?
A: Staying true to the printing press era of the 50’s, we set the mood with a variety of classics from the 1950’s and 1960’s.
Q: Do you have live music?
A: We typically have live music Monday through Thursday. Check our homepage for a more detailed list of performers and times as they are subject to change.
Q: Do we allow animals?
A: No, unless they are service animals.
Q: Is there a cover?
A: No
Q: What is the phone number to Local Edition
A: (415) 795-1375
Q: What is Local Edition’s address?
A: 691 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94150
Q: When is Local Edition open?
A: We open Monday - Thursday at 5:00pm, Friday at 4:30pm, and Saturday at 7:00pm. We are closed on Sundays.
Q: I left something at your bar, how do I get it back?
A: Please email

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