Your World Cup Guide To Bay Area’s Best Sports Bars!


With the 2014 World Cup in full swing, there’s no better way to support your country than by celebrating your nation’s big win at your favorite watering hole. Luckily, the Bay Area has a very diverse selection of sport bars to choose from. So no matter where you are in the Bay Area you’re sure to find a great sports bar to enjoy the world’s best game!


Got a favorite sports bar that didn’t make the list?  Post them in the comments below and we’ll add them for you.


Here’s a directory of bars on the list:


Speisekammer 2424 Lincoln Ave., Alameda; (510) 522-1300


Tailgaters Sports Bar & Grill 4605 Golf Course Rd., Antioch; (925) 754-2277


Sliderbar 2124 Center St., Berkeley; (510) 246-3200

Pappy’s Grill & Sports Bar 2367 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley; (510) 405-1000

Brennan’s 700 University Avenue, Berkeley; (510) 841-0960


Legends Sports Bar & Grill 2050 Port Chicago Highway, Concord; (925) 686-4111


Tower Grille 301 Hartz Avenue, Danville; (925) 820-6996

Norm’s Place 356 Hartz Ave., Danville; (925) 552-6678

Los Gatos:

Double D’s 354 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos; (408) 395-6882

Menlo Park:

The Dutch Goose 3567 Alameda de las Pulgas, Menlo Park; (650) 854-3245


The New Parkway 474 24th Street, Oakland; (510) 658-7900

Era Art Bar & Lounge 19 Grand Ave., Oakland; (510) 682-8072

Venga Paella 229 Brush St., Oakland; (510) 628-0018

Barclay’s 5490 College Ave., Oakland; (510) 654-1650

Palo Alto:

The Old Pro 541 Ramona St., Palo Alto; (650) 326-1446

Rose and Crown 547 Emerson Street, Palo Alto; (650) 327-7673


Handles Gastropub 855 Main Street, Pleasanton; (925) 399-6690

Point Richmond:

The Up & Under Pub and Grill 2 West Richmond, Ave., Point Richmond; (510) 778-1313

San Francisco:

Danny Coyle’s 668 Haight St., San Francisco; (415) 558-8375

The Mad Dog in the Fog 530 Haight St., San Francisco; (415) 626-7279

San Francisco Civic Center Plaza Plaza bordered by Polk, Larkin, McAllister and Grove streets, San Francisco.

Maggie McGarry’s 1353 Grant Ave., San Francisco; (415) 399-9020

The Kezar Pub 770 Stanyan St. San Francisco; (415) 386-9292

San Jose:

Britannia Arms 5027 Almaden Expressway, San Jose; (408) 266-0550

Rookies Sports Lodge 1535 Meridian Ave., San Jose; (408) 445-2121

San Leandro:

The Englander 101 Parrott St., San Leandro; (510) 357-3571

Ricky’s Sports Theatre and Grill 15028 Hesperian Blvd., San Leandro; (510) 317-0200

Santa Clara:

C&J’s Sports Bar 1550 Lafayette St., Santa Clara; (408) 423-9013

Santa Cruz:

99 Bottles 110 Walnut Ave., Santa Cruz; (831) 459-9999

Union City:

Chaplin’s Sports Bistro 29200 Kohoutek Way, Union City; (510) 429-6860

Walnut Creek:

The Stadium Pub 1420 Lincoln Ave., Walnut Creek; (925) 256-7302

Jerry Leon contributor profile

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