The Independent is SF's place to Rock

The Independent
San Francisco, CA


The Independent is the latest incarnation of one of San Francisco’s most diverse live rooms. 628 Divisadero has been showcasing music in San Francisco for over 30 years.


The Independent is centrally located in the Alamo Square district of San Francisco.

628 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94117

Box Office - 415.771.1422


FROM NORTH OF SF (via 101)

Take 101 South over the Golden Gate Bridge ($5 toll)
Follow signs to Lombard Street
Turn right on Divisadero Street heading south
Follow Divisadero, cross Geary, continue on Divisadero
Club is on the left between Grove and Hayes

FROM SOUTH OF SF (via 101 or 280)

Drive north on 101
Follow 101 into San Francisco
Take the Mission Street exit towards the Octavia / Fell Street offramp
Continue over Market Street
Go Left on Fell Street
Right on Divisadero heading north
Club is on the right between Hayes and Grove


Drive west on I-80
Take 80 over the Oakland Bay Bridge ($3 toll)
Follow signs to 101 North/Golden Gate Bridge
Exit at Octavia Boulevard/Fell St
Continue over Market Street
Turn Left on Fell Street
Turn Right on Divisadero heading north
Club is on the right between Hayes and Grove

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Driving directions from any starting point to the club


The Independent does not serve any food at this time.
However, we have some of the best food in the city within walking distance of the club:

Nopa (urban rustic food - open until 1am) - 560 Divisadero, 1/2 block south
Ziryab (Morroccan/Mediterranean - open until 1am) - 528 Divisadero, 1 block south
Blue Jay Cafe - (southern eats, brunch) - 919 Divisadero, 2.5 blocks north
Fly Bar (sandwiches, pizza, salads, beer) - 762 Divisadero @ Fulton, 1 block north
Tsunami (sushi, sake - open until 1am) - 1306 Fulton @ Divisadero, 1 block north
Little Star Pizza (pizza, jukebox) - 846 Divisadero, 1.5 blocks north

Alamo Square Seafood Grill (seafood) - 803 Fillmore, 3 blocks east
Brother In Law's (BBQ) - 705 Divisadero, right across from the club
Herbivore (vegetarian) - 531 Divisadero @ Fell, 2 blocks south
Club Waziema (Ethiopian) - 543 Divisadero @Fell, 2 blocks south
Jay's Cheesesteak (comfort food) - 1 block south