While most people might think that they would have to head into San Francisco for any type of nightlife, Burlingame has its fair share of entertainment, too. Although it is a small suburb, Burlingame has enough pubs, clubs and concert venues to keep all types of people entertained. From happy hour drinks to late night dancing, to catching a local band to hanging out with your friends, there are many options for you with Burlingame’s nightlife.
Burlingame, CA Pubs and Bars
Elephant Bar Restaurant
1600 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010
A Burlingame favorite and popular chain, the Elephant Bar allows you to enjoy global food and a full bar in a casual atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to hang out with friends or bring the entire family, this venue is a popular place to grab drinks and enjoy dinner.
Behan's Irish Pub
1327 Broadway, Burlingame, CA 94010
An Irish pub with a mellow environment, Behan’s has karaoke, shuffleboard and darts, as well as inexpensive drinks. It is a great place to stop by with friends and hang with the locals. Just make to hit the ATM first, as it is a cash-only bar.
Steelhead Brewing Company
333 California Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010
A microbrewery and restaurant with seasonal beers and American food, Steelhead is a casual place to take friends or family and even catch a sports game on the TVs. The sophisticated, yet casual, décor, make dinner, drinks and pool feel like a special occasion. The best time to go is on the weekend.
305 California Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010
With a full bar, a friendly and skilled bartender and trendy décor, including scorched scrap wood, mood lighting and (of course) barrels, Barrelhouse is a sophisticated and trendy spot to head at night. From drinks after work to a late night out with friends, this bar is one of the hottest places in the city.
Burlingame, California Clubs
221 Park Road, Burlingame, CA 94010
With its chic atmosphere and variety of drinks and cocktails, this club is a favorite among Burlingame residents. Stop by Wednesday through Saturday for live DJs and dancing. The club is reasonably priced and doesn’t have a cover; it’s a great weekend spot.
1306 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA
A vibrant bar and salsa dance club, Caribbean Gardens offers live music and themed dancing every night of the week. There are salsa dancing lessons on Sunday. Ladies get free admission before 10 p.m., and there is only a small cover charge afterward. With Central American flavor and music every night, this bar is a favorite in Burlingame.
While Burlingame hosts music in the park every summer, the city also has many venues where you can enjoy live music, including Caribbean Gardens mentioned above.
Music at Kohl Mansion
2 750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010
The historic Kohl Mansion has hosted 29 concert seasons and many renowned and local artists. Combining Elizabethan style with high-quality music, this concert venue is an opportunity to experience high culture in Burlingame. Tickets cost $45 for an adult, $42 for seniors and $15 for those 30 years old and younger.
1400 Broadway, Burlingame, CA 94010
Located in the heart of Burlingame, this grill provides customers with a lively place to enjoy wood-fired cooking, a wide selection of drinks and live music all week long. Hosting Motown Mondays, Dinner and Dance Party Fridays and Tuesday wine nights, this restaurant and live music venue is great for special occasions and casual nights out.