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Browse these private bartenders with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Francisco.

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  • 12 years in business
  • 202 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chalisa P.
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Daniel wasn't perfect. Made delicious drinks, offers more than bartenders typically do with shopping list, drink recommendations, his own bar, and all the AMAZING materials he brings that he makes himself. He made a hibiscus syrup that our guests were crazy about, and cocktails that people couldn't get enough of. I couldn't possibly have asked for more! Definitely will be using him for future events.

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At Your Service, LLC
4.9
from 135 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 212 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thy C.
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Yvonne and her bartenders (we had 3 and one barback at our wedding) were awesome!!! Yvonne had several other events on that day but not to worry as her crew were amazing as well. As soon as I spoke with her about the event and she gave us her suggestions, her experience and knowledge showed and we immediately decided to hire At Your Service. Would highly recommend!!

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Fresh and Fizzy Event Services
5.0
from 127 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 201 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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We had 2 bartenders work an 80 person event at our home. Our experience from start to finish was extremely professional. They guided us on everything from how much alcohol to buy to how many staffers we needed to hire. I can highly recommend them.

  • 2 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
Anjini S.
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A huge thanks to Alejandro and his staff for making our party such a huge success!!! Everyone at the party was raving about the cocktails, and how well Alejandro was interacting with everyone. He arrived promptly on time to set up the bar, and everything was perfect by the time the first guest arrived. During the whole party, his staff was moving around and helping with keeping things flowing smoothly. Towards the end of the party, his team even agreed to stay longer to make sure everything was clean before they left. Alejandro is the only bartender I will hire for my future parties!!!

A Plus Catering
4.3
from 95 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
Jason F.
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I had a rehearsal dinner on Friday and reception on Saturday. Both required bartenders. TreVhon worked the rehearsal dinner well. He responded quickly to our requests and made the evening smooth. Armando worked the reception. He was exceptional. He worked all the tables and made sure everyone had a full glass. Highly recommend. Thanks gentleman for your fine work!

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Midnight G
4.9
from 79 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Taylor S.
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Awesome bartender! The drinks were amazing and the guests loved him.

Top Pro
  • 6 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julie H.
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We received wonderful feedback from event participants about the bartending sevices - "bartenders were wonderful," "bartenders were great." Jerremi was very accommodating and professional during event planning stage. Would highly recommend!

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  • 12 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer C.
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Love On the Rocks! & so do my clients... I'm a private chef /caterer whose clients often request bartending to supplement food service. I've outsourced bartending for a good number of private and corporate occasions to OTR, and their bartenders, particularly Matt and David, have delivered both delicious drinks + impeccable service. In addition to being talented barkeepers, they're just genuinely stellar guys who can be trusted and are reliable. They're also keen on developing customized cocktails for your event & providing grocery lists complete with ingredients & quantities based on number of guests. I highly recommend On the Rocks for your next soirée!

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Bar Metrics Inc
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeanmarie D.
Verified review

Dustin was bartender for my small house party and it was so nice not having to worry about the bar all night. He was on time, stayed until late, and cleaned up. He was perfectly friendly and welcoming to my guests. I'm hiring him for my next party, for sure.

Bartending Babes,Inc
4.6
from 49 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
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The bartender that came was very friendly and I appreciate the job she did. However I felt she was either very inexperienced or not that motivated. It took her almost an hour before she really got around to making drinks, at which point people seemed to be ordering them just to help her along. Then I realized that some of the drinks were not looking pretty at all, and it turned out that one of the three recipes I had sent beforehand didn't print out all the way. Later that night I also noticed the simple syrup was barely used, making me think that the second drink was not prepared right, which everyone said was "too strong".. basically was not sweet enough. Point is, she should have tested her drinks before giving them out, and at minimum verified that they resembled the photos. She should also know what blue curaçao is and how to pronounce it before telling guests. And finally, other more experienced bartenders took initiative to find needed ingredients in the cabinet rather than stop me from hosting every 10 minutes to find them. Overall, this company offered 4 hours of service when I only asked for 3, and came prepared with garnishes which is a pretty big time saver. If this had been a basic serve drinks kind of affair, it would have been perfectly fine.

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Able Bartenders
4.9
from 42 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cindy S.
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We used Able Bartenders at one of our luxury communities and their staff was very friendly. Our residents were very happy with the service and we were please as well. They tended to the needs of the residents and made sure the residents always had a drink. Thank you, your service was greatly appreciated!

Bar on the Vine
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Shannon M.
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Kristine and Jenn were fantastic bartenders! Their service was great and Kristine was very responsive when planning out the event details. Many guests even commented on how great they were! I highly recommend Bar on the Vine and will definitely hire again!

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Prestige Bartending SJ
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Don G.
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Victoria's team did an amazing job! We hired two bartenders for a 120 person wedding. They were on time, very professional and went above and beyond our expectations. I would recommend Prestige Bar tending SJ for any events with a need. Thank you so much, Don Garrett Wine Country Artisans Catering

Bartender Boutique
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Brenda T.
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Angelica was great! Friendly and professional. I appreciated how efffiect and knowledgeable she was in her skill of setting up, mixing and breaking down the bar area with little to no direction. She completed my team of servers and bartenders and helped make my catering service a big success! I will definitely use her again for future catering jobs! Thanks again Angelica!

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Mystical Mint
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff M.
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Love the name of Vic's Bar - Mystical Mint! I will postpone the party if I had to but will never going to hire any other Bartender other than Vic. I am serious! His passion towards bartending shows in his drinks. He uses fresh and organic ingredients which really impressed me and my friends yesterday. Thanks Vic for making the party fun with your signature cocktails. Please keep your Thanksgiving weekend and New Year eve reserved for me!

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Farm to Table
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kari U.
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Zach was excellent! We had a total of 6 private cooking lessons over the course of 4 months. Each time he came to our house for a couple hours as we created a wide variety of my favorite dishes from local restaurants in Sonoma. He taught us ways to modify a meal so you could have more variety with the same dish by just changing a few spices or ingredients, what to look for to know you're on the right track or how to "save a dish" if you veer off, and different techniques that were really useful. I'd highly recommend him!

Sharpshooter
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey L.
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I plan corporate b2b events for event professionals, it's a hard task to impress those that are always looking to impress their audiences. I stumbled across sharpshooter and after using them the first time, I quickly booked them for another event. They offer cocktails and service that make you feel as though you are sitting in a fancy cocktail bar, watching the mixologist work their magic. From dry iced punch bowls to carefully crafted concoctions to beautiful presentations presented with a smile, Sharpshooter easily beats out all competitive bartenders I have used in my career.

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Couple Grains of Rice
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yang S.
Verified review

Jeremy makes amazing cocktails tasted as good as those I paid $12+ each at the bar! And the hourly rate for his service is lower compared to most other bartenders. Great value!

Jubilant Jules
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Danica T.
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My friends and I hired Julian for a mixology lesson, and he was simply outstanding! Julian suggested two great cocktails - the sazerac and the cherry blossom flip - and did a great job teaching, bartending, and creating a chill and fun atmosphere. He truly is jubilant - his warmth, sparkling personality, quick wit, and enthusiasm for his craft made for a truly memorable evening!

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David Dempsey
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joi T.
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Working with David was an absolute pleasure. He was professional, provided a high-quality service and was reasonably priced! I would recommend him to anyone looking for a personable and knowledgeable bartender to work their event. We will definitely be retaining David's services for our next event.

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Sparkling or STILL
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Victoria L.
Verified review

Scotty was AWESOME! He showed up very early and did all the bar setting up, even brought extra flowers in case I didn't have anything. He is adorable and friendly and some guests even asked for his info so they can use him in the future. He was more reasonably priced than other bartenders I considered, (he should raise his prices) but that was not a reflection of his quality! He has a good eye and offered to help with setting food out before the guests arrived, after he was finished setting up the bar. He also turned on my electric candles for me during the party without me even asking him to, after it got dark and I forgot about them! I was a little nervous because I haven't used Thumbtack before and Scotty didn't have as many reviews here, but I feel so lucky to have found him and will definitely hire him again at my next party!

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