Sports Bar - Best of 2016

Published Feb 25, 2016

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.

2016 Winner

1. The Blue Light Bar and Restaurant

Voters Love

"Happy hour specials until 10pm every weekday, the pitchers are sooo cheap. They also have beer pong on Tuesdays!" via Lisa L.

Find It
1979 Union St San Francisco CA 94123
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Stadium Pub, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 1420 Lincoln Avenue Walnut Creek CA 94596
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1420 Lincoln Avenue, Walnut Creek, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Crogan's, Nightlife San Francisco, Sports Bar, 1387 Locust St Walnut Creek CA 94596
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1387 Locust St, Walnut Creek, 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
  • Ricky's, Nightlife San Francisco, Sports Bar, 15028 Hesperian Blvd San Leandro CA 94578
    12. Ricky's
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    15028 Hesperian Blvd, San Leandro, CA
  • The Waiting Room, Nightlife San Francisco, Sports Bar, 20394 Lake Chabot Rd Castro Valley CA 94546
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    20394 Lake Chabot Rd, Castro Valley, 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
  • Babe's, Nightlife San Francisco, Sports Bar, 398 S Bascom Ave San Jose CA 95321
    12. Babe's
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    398 S Bascom Ave, Santa Clara County San Jose, 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
  • Mucky Duck, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 1315 9th Ave San Francisco CA 94122
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1315 9th Ave, Inner Sunset San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    12. 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
  • Up and Under, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 2 West Richmond Avenue Point Richmond CA
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    2 West Richmond Avenue, Point Richmond,
Contest Overview
  • 19,077
    Total Votes
  • 12,857
  • 121

The 2016 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 19,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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