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Located on the corner of Guerrero and 17th Street, the 500 is an oasis from the trendiness of Valencia Street. Locals mix with resident hipsters, weekend slummers, and skate kids. Drinks and tunes from the stellar jukebox both flow all night long. Th... more
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Bitters Bock & Rye is a unique BBQ restaurant and bar where you can enjoy everything from southern-style fried okra, house-smoked BBQ brisket, southern-style BBQ ribs, jalapeno margaritas (with house-smoked jalapeno-infused tequila), we brew b... more
A neighborhood dive that has a jukebox, pinball & good selection of beer & whiskey. more
WWII inspired neighborhood bar, serving up seasonal cocktails, craft beer and pool table. SF's Best Happy Hour. more
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A small little dive bar that features Karaoke if you ask the bartender -- songs in Mandarin are also available.  more
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We're a no-frills bar located in the Crocker-Amazon neighborhood of SF; serving an impressive selection of booze, grub & good times. For beer lovers, we have 62 craft and domestic brews in constant rotation available.  * Happy Hour: 4pm -... more
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Butter's bar was created from the ground up, with a constant eye on providing the perfect complimentary beverage pairings to our unique cuisine. We serve only the fre... more
A kitchy neighborhood dive bar in a great area on Valencia. more
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Welcome to the original Columbus Cafe, a historic parlor located in the center of San Francisco's North Beach District at 562 Green Street. Established in 1936 to serve the waterfront’s Longshoremen the Columbus Café has been a long stan... more
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"Service for the sick", we are helping the needy! DJ's every night starting at 10pm! We accept all walks of life, even animals. This isn't your normal dive bar, we serve alcohol.  more
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Just head down the stairs and enter this cool, slightly pricey, Korean dive bar.   Just across from Japan Center. more
A classic dive bar, conveniently located right on the N line.    Cheap drinks.  Dogs are welcome. more
Long-standing casual bar with a back patio, pool, multiple televisions & a lounge area. more
The Grant & Green is a favorite local venue for up-and-coming music acts. They feature live music most nights, and cold beer. Really, what more could you want in a dive? Oh yeah, a 5 hour happy hour from 4 to 9 Mon - Fri. $1 Black Star lager, $2... more
The Hi-Lo Club is your neighborhood bar, where the Hi-Brow meets the Lo-Brow. We offer affordable Specialty Cocktails, an extensive Spirits Menu, a large Beer Bottle list, local wines, as well as 12 California Beers on Tap. more
High Tide is a super divey bar in the TL where you'll find a decent beer & maybe a shot, funky art on the walls, a pool table, and a jukebox.   Cash only. more
iL Pirata consists of two large indoor spaces, a large dance area, plus an open-air side patio... besides that, it's a pretty cozy little bar in a no-man's land between Potrero Ave and the 101. more
Established circa 1940, the Jay 'n Bee club has seen many different changes during its half-century existence. Locals gather for a relaxed atmosphere while socializing amongst friends. A friendly drinking establishment, and a relaxed alternative o... more
Kozy Kar is a bar of all things cool growing up in the 70's and early 80's. Custom vans, eight track players, CB radios, waterbeds, chain steering wheels, shag, mirrored ceilings, van bar seats are just a few of the amenities.  more
One of several Mission circuit bars which attracts a young, open-minded and festive crowd. The Latin serves hard liquor and tap beer only, with two people-watching window seats, a long bar, a pool table, and an array of deco kitchen tables for social... more
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* WHERE THE PROS COME TO DRINK * The Longest Daily Happy Hour in town. Sun 11am - 8pm Mon - Wed 4pm - 8pm Thu - Sat 11am - 8pm S.F.'s Premier Dive Bar. 26 Beers On Tap / Hella bottles of fine imports, some fine German & Belgian brews too, as... more
Friendly bartenders, drinks are good for a decent price, there's a pool table, Ms. Pacman and a trusty jukebox. more
A local dive bar in the Mission - near SF General. more
A great little dive bar perfect for the neighborhood. more
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Mr. Bing's is a classic bar that's been on the map as a must-visit stop in San Francisco.   It's old school, it's kitschy, and it's the perfect place to get a drink or two before continuing on to whatever the evening holds. more
While Lower Haight is full of well-stocked bars, Noc Noc has a slightly better crowd for people-watching, especially if you snag one of the coveted corner tables. The bar services a wide variety of beer, wine, and sake as well as juice, soda, and n... more
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Cool little dive bar, lounge. more
POPS is the best bar in Excelsior. $1.50 PBR Mondays. Karaoke on Thursdays. DirectTV to watch the games. Live Bands and DJs. Tasty treats from the kitchen. more
Divey and kitchy, except for those who live in Outer Sunset or Ocean Beach, this wouldn't be your watering hole.   But on a sunny day, if you happen to be out at the beach, this could be the perfect little bar to set kick up your... more
A good, low-key bar that has the games.   For Cleveland fans, R Bar plays Browns and Cavs games. more
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With lounge bars all the rage, the Rite Spot is the only one without the added attitude. While candles and white linen tablecloths may give the illusion of upscale, it's still really a dive at heart. Yummy Food Full Bar Live Music more
Neighborhood bar building great cocktails, serving cold beer, and pouring fine wines. more
A kitchy, so very cool bar in MidMission.   The neighborhood bar you always wanted.   Sweet music - either live or via an old record player - nothing played before mid 70s stuff, great cocktails and a Hammond B3 organ. more
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A nice little dive. Happy Hour: Monday - Friday, 3pm - 7pm more
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Summer Place is a "perfect/terrible" dive bar where you can play on the AC/DC pinball machine. more
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Sweetie's Art Bar is tucked away in North Beach on Francisco Street. It's a meeting place for locals and people seeking an interesting local spot for a drink. Sweetie's boasts a pool table and art as well as a welcoming bar. Happy Hour happens dai... more
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Established in 1950, The Tempest is a historic bar that sits adjacent to the San Francisco Chronicle building and has been a watering hole for local journalists, bike messengers, the after-work crowd and locals for decades. The Tempest is also home... more
Good bartenders - Flat screens for Giants! 49'ers! Sharks! more
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Happy Hour:  4pm-8pm $2 drafts and well drinks Daily Drink Specials * jukebox * good people * hot bartenders * cool fish tank * free Pool Tues & Weds more
Cheap drinks and hookahs. more
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The Riptide, built in 1941, has the look and feel of a small town lodge and is labeled as San Francisco's Tahoe by the Sea. In addition to rustic brick flooring and high ceilings, the original knotty pine walls and raging fireplace add warmth you can... more
There can be little doubt that The Saloon, at 1232 Grant Street in North Beach, is one of the top blues bars in the City. Make that the state. Make that the world. Make the scene with music every night with two bands on Fridays and weekends. The tale... more
A good mix of mostly regulars float through the low-key watering hole for a drink or more. more
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With a saloon-style atmosphere and a solo pool table, locals gather here for beers and conversations.   Don't forget about the garden which is a true delight. Opened in 1962 by out and proud lesbians, Pat Ramseyer and Nancy White, every nigh... more
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Without doubt a welcome addition to the music scene (Friday night's BudgetRock garage music for a measly $3 and Sunday's free Oyster BBQ shows being the buzz draw)... it's most likely the unpretentious atmosphere that comes with the joint's happy, in... more
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Happy Hour: $2.50 pints (most beers) 11:30am to 6pm daily. Over 40 great beers on tap at any given time! more
$2 beers on Tuesdays.   From 1940 until today, having a good time is still the same at Trax on Haight. more
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Traditionally voted SF's best Biker Bar, home of all things two-wheeled. Enjoy Zeitgeist's microbrews on tap, lush beer garden, and underground rock atmosphere. Hangovers installed and serviced. We love the open feel of the picnic tables... more