Head out the door of The Fillmore and across the street and you’ll find that perfect spot for a little post-concert Ethiopian food accompanied by fantastic jazz, Latin or funk music. Open seven nights-a-week, Rasselas has just the right balance of exotic cuisine, excellent atmosphere and a stellar lineup. Check their calendar for who’s manning each night of the week that month. The weekends are generally staffed by neo-soul or funk bands with tunes just right for getting your groove on and the Monday night Open Mic Jazz Jam is a great way to scope out some of San Francisco’s finest jazz musicians in a relaxed setting. The lack of a cover charge is also a huge plus.
Rasselas Jazz Club Information
- Public Transportation: Good (a short walk from buses 22, 38, and 38L at Geary Blvd./Fillmore Street; and a 3-minute walk from buses 2 and 3 at Fillmore Street/Sutter Street)
- Handicapped Accessibility: Good
- Performances/Programs: Approximately 280 performances per year. Performances run Thursday–Tuesday; times vary depending on the night and the performer. See online calendar for details
- Ticket Prices: Occasional cover of $5–$10, but usually no cover.