FAQ

How do I get to the Black Cat?

We are located at 400 Eddy St on the corner of Leavenworth. Parking in San Francisco can be challenging, so we recommend taking an Uber, Lyft, or Taxi cab to our doorstep. Street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood, and a public parking garage at 333 Jones St (between Eddy and Ellis) is open until midnight.

If you’re taking public transportation, we are four blocks north of the Civic Center BART/MUNI exit.

What are your hours?

Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday 6:00 – 11:00pm.
Friday & Saturday from 6:00pm-midnight.
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays

Our street level bar is open Wednesday-Sunday at 6:00 and has no cover charge.

Are you an all ages venue?

As we have a full kitchen, we are an all ages venue. 21+ only at the bar top. We do not have high chairs or a children’s menu.

Do you have a dress code?
Black Cat does not enforce a dress code. However, guests tend to wear “casual dressy” at the club.
Can we converse during the show?

We ask that when the performance is going on, you keep your conversations to a minimum, soft volume.

What’s the deal with the upstairs bar?

Our upstairs street level bar opens at 6:00 pm Wednesday-Sunday and has no cover charge. Feel free to pop in for a drink and food at any point in the evening or before or after the show.

Do you serve food? If so, what kind of food?

We have a full kitchen with an a la carte menu and a prix fixe. Our menu can best be described as new American. Check out our menu here. We can accommodate most dietary restrictions.

How late is the kitchen open?

Late! As long as a set is about to begin, we’ll be serving food. While the exact timing varies, our kitchen is typically open until 10 each night, especially on weekends.

Can we bring our own wine?

We have a great wine list that features champagnes, small production vineyards and some unique varietals. If you have a special bottle that you would like to bring you are more than welcome, corkage is $45 a bottle with a two bottle limit.

Is there a food and beverage minimum?

There is a food and beverage minimum of $25 per person.

What are your seating options?

We offer three sections of seating: 1) Our Main Ding Area which has the best views of the stage. 2) Bartop and high top dining along the central bar. 3) Booth dining towards the back of the room which is great for groups. Ticket prices typically range between $25 – $55 depending on the table/night.

What is your cancellation policy?

There are NO REFUNDS on music tickets. All sales are final. Tickets are transferable. Please email info@blackcatsf.com with any questions of transfer requests.

Can we stay for more than one set?
Each ticket is for one set only. If we have space for the next set, we may be able to accommodate you.
Do you take walk-ins?
Yes we do, but we highly encourage you to pre-purchase tickets.
Are you related to the Black Cat from back in the day?What type of artists perform at the Black Cat?
Black Cat is dedicated to giving a stage to world class established and up and coming jazz musicians and beyond. Is our main focus jazz music? Yes. Do we absolutely love artists who push boundaries beyond jazz and into genres like R&B, hip-hop, soul and more? You bet.
Are you hiring?
We might be and are always on the lookout for dedicated professionals. If interested, kindly send an email along with a resume to info@blackcastsf.com.