The Ultimate Guide to the San Francisco (SFO) Amex Centurion Lounge

The American Express Centurion Lounge at SFO features a wine tasting bar, an award-winning chef, craft cocktails, and much more. Here’s everything you need to know about the Centurion Lounge.

 entrance to the sfo amex centurion lounge

entrance to the sfo amex centurion lounge

Where to find the Amex Centurion Lounge

The lounge is located in Terminal 3 past security in the United Airlines area, right across from Gate 74. If you are flying out of another terminal, you may be able to use your boarding pass to enter through Terminal 3 security, subject to TSA approval.

Hours: 5am-11pm

Who can access the lounge

Complimentary lounge access, along with two guests, is available to American Express Platinum and American Express Centurion cardholders.

Guest with any other American Express credit or charge card may purchase a one-day pass for $50.

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Wine tasting

One of the featured amenities at the SFO Centurion Lounge is the vast wine selection. Each wine is handpicked by renowned wine authority Anthony Giglio.

 wine display

wine display

From the moment you walk in, you’ll see the large wine collection. Guests can request a wine voucher good for five ounces of wine tastings.

 wine voucher

wine voucher

The wine tastings are self-serve and dispensed in one-ounce servings. There are 15 different varieties Napa Valley of wine to choose from.

 wine tasting machines

wine tasting machines

 cheers! One ounce servings

cheers! One ounce servings

Premium bar

The Centurion Lounge boasts a complimentary premium bar. The experienced bartenders are ready to make any craft cocktails you desire.

 Premium Bar

Premium Bar

San Francisco-inspired cocktails and wines were developed by one of the nation’s top mixologists, Jim Meehan.

 source: https://www.thecenturionlounge.com/locations/SFO/

source: https://www.thecenturionlounge.com/locations/SFO/

Fresh seasonal fare from award-winning chefs

Our favorite amenity is the food. The Executive Chef at the SFO Centurion Lounge is Daniel Patterson, founder of Alta CA.

Daniel is best known for his innovative approach to fine dining at 2-Michelin star Coi.

Each Centurion Lounge is staffed with award-winning chefs to ensure the food is the highest possible quality.

 https://www.thecenturionlounge.com/locations/SFO/

https://www.thecenturionlounge.com/locations/SFO/

 breakfast at the SFO Centurion Lounge

breakfast at the SFO Centurion Lounge

 chicken and pulled pork

chicken and pulled pork

Shower Suite

Looking to refresh after a long flight? Request access to the shower suite at the member services desk. Access to the shower suite is issued in 15-minute slots. There’s usually a line, so be sure to put your name on the waitlist when you check-in.

Each guest also receives complimentary toiletries like a toothbrush and shave kit.

 Shower Suite

Shower Suite

 Complimentary toiletries

Complimentary toiletries

Nap nooks

Tired? Feel free to take a nap on one of the couches.

 Centurion lounge nap nooks

Centurion lounge nap nooks

Workspaces

The Centurion Lounge features a beautiful workspace and a computer bar, so you can get work done while waiting for your flight.

Complimentary high-speed wi-fi is also available to all guests. Be sure to ask for the wi-fi code at check-in.

 workspaces

workspaces

 shared tables

shared tables

Other amenities

Other amenities like lockers are available for your convenience.

 lockers

lockers

The lounge also features a family room and a computer bar.

Large flat-screen TV’s and reading periodicals can be found throughout the lounge.

 Centurion Lounge Lobby

Centurion Lounge Lobby