Party Earth Review A cozy neighborhood Giants haunt located in the midst of a sea of hotels and offices, Dave’s attracts a varied clientele with its affordable grub and heavy-handed drink specials. Though the single-room joint is a San Francisco... ... read full review
29 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
MUNI F Line: Market Street & Kearny Street
SoMa, San Francisco –
A cozy neighborhood Giants haunt located in the midst of a sea of hotels and offices, Dave’s attracts a varied clientele with its affordable grub and heavy-handed drink specials.
Though the single-room joint is a San Francisco sports bar to its core – evidenced by the extensive collection of Giants memorabilia – regular patrons run the gamut from suited young professionals to heavily-tatted hipsters who share the common goal of downing as many free pub snacks as possible, regardless of team color or hair color.
Dry erase boards over the bar alert sports fans to game times or educate beverage hounds on the most recent drink specials, while a few Red Sox placards remind Bostonians that their kind is equally welcome.
Chatty post-work groups take over small circular tables with multiple pints in hand, though it’s doubtful anyone’s burning off the hot dogs and nachos that inevitably follow, despite a lot of foot-tapping to the classic hits spitting from the jukebox.
The bar’s location brings in a big after-work crunch all week, especially on Fridays, but nothing compares to the throngs that collectively raise the roof when there’s an SF home game to cheer on.
A no-frills joint where good times are guaranteed, Dave’s is a great place to rev up for a game or just wash down the stresses of the day.
Jukebox featuring everything from classic rock hits to new-age alternative jams. Flat-screen TVs tuned to sports.
Free chips and salsa, crackers and cheese, and other snacks. Bar menu includes hot dogs, chili, clam chowder, sausage links, nachos, and sandwiches. Happy Hour M–F 4–7pm.
Appetizers and sandwiches $3–$9, hot dogs $3.50, nachos $5–$9. Beer $4–$6, wine $4.50–$7.50, cocktails $5–$9. Jukebox $1/three songs.
Casual: untucked button-downs, plaid, sports jerseys, work attire, leather jackets, boots, jeans.
Sutter Station (554 Market Street) is a casual bar catering to a diverse crowd and featuring a reverse Happy Hour, strong drinks, pool tables, and several TVs tuned to the game.