The Best Place to Hold an Adult Birthday Party in San Francisco

Are you looking for a place for you or your loved one to have a memorable adult birthday party? Do you want to find an awesome, yet unusual place to hold a private or corporate event? If so, then you should start by learning about the best spot in San Francisco: Emporium.

Finding the right venue is key. It sets the tone for the entire event; it also affects how many people will actually show up when you invite them.

The cooler the spot, the more people will drop their plans to attend. See below for what Emporium can offer for your adult party in San Francisco.

Bar Of Choice Drinks

You can’t have an adult birthday party without an awesome array of adult beverages, can you? We think not!

Emporium is the best birthday party venue for San Fran adults for several reasons. However, perhaps our crowning achievement is the wide variety of drinks that we can offer you and your party.

Our draft beers consist of some of the finest beers in the state of California. Like any beer-crazed adult will tell you, “If you’re going to have a draft beer, it should always be a craft beer!” That’s a saying, right?

We have a great selection of liquors as well. It includes all of your favorites, such as your choice of gin, rum, scotch whiskey, tequila, vodka, and whiskey.

Our master list of house-made draft cocktails will have your mouth watering. Some of our favorites include:

  • Captian Mai Tai
  • Black Rose
  • Raspberry Margarita
  • Campari Mango Spritz
  • Winter Mule
  • Sonic Book Old Fashioned

The list goes on and on. Even if you usually stick to beer, our cocktails will make you want to expand your horizons a bit.

For all of you that don’t drink, we’ve got you covered as well! Our non-alcoholic beverages include bottled sodas, Red Bull, and Lagunitas Hoppy Refresher. There’s something for everyone to try!

Classic Games

Emporium is an all-night destination, and what better way to celebrate an adult birthday party than by playing throwback games until the break of dawn?

Our arcade will have you feeling like you’re back in the 80s and 90s. You’ll feel like a kid again running back and forth from game to game with your friends.

We have all of the best arcade games from your childhood, such as:

  • Dance Dance Revolution Extreme
  • Galaga
  • Godzilla
  • NBA Hoops
  • Mortal Kombat 2
  • Marvel vs Capcom 2
  • Pac-Man Battle Royale
  • Jurassic Park
  • NFL Blitz
  • Spider-Man
  • Street Fighter II and III
  • Tekken 5
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (multiple)
  • Tetris
  • X-Men
  • Street-Fighter IV

The fun doesn’t stop there! We also have classic interactive games such as pool, foosball, and air hockey so that you can play against your friends.

Here’s our challenge to you: do you think you can play them all in one night? You’ll have to cover a lot of ground… but we have faith in you!

Imagine celebrating your birthday with all of your best friends in attendance. It’s the perfect off-the-wall party that will bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Whether you’re playing the game yourself or cheering on your friends while they play, time will fly by in the Emporium Arcade.

Group Interactions

Putting together a group can be a pain if you aren’t booking through the right venue. Most places will require a sizeable deposit for you to lock down a table. 

Here at Emporium, we offer free group reservations for any group that consists of 40 people or less. The tables are completely free of charge and no minimum tab is required. 

All members of the group must be at least 21 years old and have a valid photo ID to get entry. 

The average reservation time is three hours for free reservations. your table probably won’t have enough seats for everyone, but that’s okay since everyone will be walking around playing games.

We have token packages available if you’d like. For drinks, we offer cash bar options, open bar wristband deals, drink tickets, and group tabs.

Entertainment on Tap

The best venue for an adult birthday party is a place that will keep you entertained from the moment you walk into the second you leave.

Here at the Emporium, we pride ourselves on doing just that. We have virtually every form of entertainment that you’re looking for in an all-night adult spot. 

We have live music and DJs for you to look forward to; they’ll pump the jams while you try to beat the high score at our arcade.

Looking for a place to watch the big game? We’ve got you covered with sports screens. You can catch up on the highlights between gaming sessions.

We also have incredible events such as the Underground Wrestling Alliance for you to enjoy. 

We’re focused on giving you a one-of-a-kind experience. You and your party will create lasting memories celebrating your birthday or the birthday of a loved one.

Not to mention, we’re located in the historic Harding Theater, a 100-year-old historic venue in San Francisco. Its iconic stature only adds to the ambiance of our location.

Book The Emporium For Your Adult Birthday Party

There you have it! We’ve just listed all the reasons the Emporium is the best spot for an adult birthday party.

To learn more about the Emporium Arcade Bar, be sure to visit this page for more photos of the fun that awaits you at the San Francisco location.

To plan your group outing, email us anytime at and we will be happy to assist you further.

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