Sports Bar - Best of 2017

Published Mar 23, 2017

We've all fallen into this trap. You excitedly enter your friend's house to catch the big game, and lo and behold, the TV is tiny, there's nowhere to sit, the beer is warm, and the food looks like it traveled 3000 miles to get there. Avoid the heartbreak, and visit one of these sports bars named the best in and around Bay Area by Bay Area A-List voters.

2017 Winner

1. Somewhere Else Sports Bar and Grill

Voters Love

"It's a great neighborhood hang-out spot where you can catch the game while sipping a beer or sit back and enjoy dinner..." via Sol L.

Find It
5216 Sobrante Avenue El Sobrante CA 94803
  • Somewhere Else Sports Bar and Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Beer Bar, Neighborhood Bar, 5216 Sobrante Avenue World Map El Sobrante CA 94803
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    5216 Sobrante Avenue, World Map El Sobrante, CA
  • Zeke's Sports Bar & Grill, Nightlife San Francisco, Sports Bar, 600 3rd St San Francisco CA 94107
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    600 3rd St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Greens Sports Bar, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 2239 Polk Street Russian Hill San Francisco CA 94109
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    2239 Polk Street, Russian Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Kilowatt, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, Place to Play Pool and Darts, Sports Bar, 3160 16th St Mission San Francisco CA 94103
    3160 16th St, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • The Englander Sports Pub & Restaurant, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, Beers on Tap, 101 Parrott Street San Leandro CA 94577
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    101 Parrott Street, San Leandro, CA
  • Stadium Pub, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 1420 Lincoln Avenue Walnut Creek CA 94596
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1420 Lincoln Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Giordano Bros. Mission, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Sports Bar, Wings, 3108 16th St Mission San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Sports Bar, Wings
    3108 16th St, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Lefty O'Doul's, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Irish Pub, 333 Geary St Union Square San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    333 Geary St, Union Square San Francisco, CA
  • The Abbey Tavern, Nightlife San Francisco, Sports Bar, 4100 Geary Blvd San Francisco CA 94118
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    4100 Geary Blvd, Inner Richmond San Francisco, CA
  • Kezar Pub & Restaurant, Cheap Eats, Nightlife, Food, Wings, Sports Bar, Bar Bites, 770 Stanyan Street Cole Valley San Francisco CA 94117
    Nominee for: Sports Bar, Wings
    770 Stanyan Street, Haight-Ashbury San Francisco, CA
  • Crogan's, Nightlife San Francisco, Sports Bar, 1387 Locust St Walnut Creek CA 94596
    11. Crogan's
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1387 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Grands Oak Sports Bar and Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 736 Washington St Old Oakland Oakland CA 94607
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    736 Washington St, Old Oakland Oakland, CA
  • The Blue Light Bar and Restaurant, Cheap Eats, Nightlife, Wings, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, 1979 Union St Cow Hollow San Francisco CA 94123
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1979 Union St, World Map San Francisco, CA
  • Public House, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 24 Willie Mays Plz  San Francisco, CA 94107
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    24 Willie Mays Plz, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    15. Old Pro
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    541 Ramona Street, Santa Clara County Palo Alto, CA
  • Pete's Tavern, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 128 King St San Francisco CA 94107
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    128 King St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Mucky Duck, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 1315 9th Ave San Francisco CA 94122
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1315 9th Ave, Inner Sunset San Francisco, CA
  • Knuckles Sports Bar, Nightlife San Francisco, Sports Bar, 555 N Point St San Francisco CA 94133
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    555 N Point St, Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco, CA
  • Babe's, Nightlife San Francisco, Sports Bar, 398 S Bascom Ave San Jose CA 95321
    17. Babe's
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    398 S Bascom Ave, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • 7 Mile House, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 2800 Bayshore Blvd World Map Brisbane CA 94005
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    2800 Bayshore Blvd, World Map Brisbane, CA
  • Jake's Steaks, Great Meals, Food, Cheap Eats, Nightlife, New American, Place for a Sandwich, Reason to Cheat on your Diet, Sports Bar, 3301 Buchanan Street Marina San Francisco CA 94123
    3301 Buchanan Street, Marina San Francisco, CA
Contest Overview
  • 24,296
    Total Votes
  • 16,813
  • 121

The 2017 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 24,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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