San Francisco Happy Hour

In San Francisco, Happy Hour specials are always in demand, bad economy or good. This list is a work in progress. Know of something we should list here? Please write in and tell us.

San Francisco Happy Hours

  • 1300 on Fillmore: Live Jazz Happy Hour Wed, 4.30-7.30pm. HH Specials include $5 wells and $3 draft beers (abita amber and a plisner) as well as 50% off selected appetizers.
  • 5A5 Steak Lounge: Happy Hour Mon-Fri: 5pm-7:30pm (front lounge). Specials include $5 wines, cocktails, beers, and some appetizers (Beef Carpaccio roll, Chicken Yakitori Skewers, Truffle Fries, 2 Shooters for $5 like hamachi, oyster, poke). Mondays seafood ceviche shooter; Tuesdays – beef kebab with ikari aioli; Wednesdays/Thursdays $1 oysters on the half shell (min 6); Fridays lobster bites with savory soy broth. Address: 5A5 Steak Lounge, 244 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-989-2539.
  • Acme Burgerhaus: Happy Hour daily 3pm-10pm. Specials include $2 pints with gourmet burgers. Address: 559 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117. Phone: 415-346-3212.
  • Ambassador: Happy Hour every evening including Saturday until 9 pm. Specials include $2 Tuesday: 6 pm -12 am. $2 beers, wine, well drinks, and small bites. Address: 673 Geary St, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-563-8192.
  • Amelie: Happy Hour daily 5:30pm-7pm. Specials include flight of any three wines on the menu for $10. Address: 1754 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109. Phone: 415-292-6916.
  • The Alembic: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4pm-7 pm. Specials include half-off bar snacks. Address: 1725 Haight St, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-666-0822. Address: 1725 Haight St, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-666-0822.
  • B Bar (at Yerba Buena Gardens): Happy Hour Tues-Fri 4:30 – 7:30pm. HH Specials include dollar oysters fresh daily selection (6 oyster minimum), happy hour drink specials, and well drinks $5, pitchers of Sangria $40. Address: 720 Howard St, San Francisco, CA, phone 415.495.9800.
  • Bar 888: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4pm-8pm. Specials include $5-$6 beers, $7 wines and grappa cocktails for $8.88 (regularly between $10 and $12). Bar bites like mac n’ cheese and chicken wings for $8. Address: 888 Howard St., San Francisco, CA. Number: 415-616-6633.
  • Bar Crudo: Happy Hour Tues-Sun 4-6:30 pm. Specials include select oysters $1, chowder and steamed Manilla clams $5, beer and wine specials. Address: 655 Divisadero St. @ Oak, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-409-0679.
  • Bean Bag Cafe: Happy Hour daily 3pm-10pm. Specials include $1.92 (w/tax) locally brewed beers on tap. Address: 601 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117. Phone: 415- 563-3634.
  • Benders Bar: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-7 pm: Specials include $1 off draft beer, $3 well drink specials. Always: $2 cans PBR, $5 Margaritas. Mojito Mondays $5. Mon: ICHI SUSHI Happy Hour 6-9pm. Tues: Tequila Terror Tuesdays: Tequila and Tecate $6, plus free horror movie screening. Wed: Whiskey Wed. $5 PBR & Shot. Address: 806 South VanNess Avenue, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-824-1800.
  • BIN 38: Happy Hour: Mon-Thurs 5-7pm. Specials include $6 wine glasses, $4 draft beer, 40% off all bottles in house every Tuesday. Address: 3232 Scott St. San Francisco, CA (Marina/Cow Hollow). Phone: 415-567-3838.
  • Blowfish Sushi: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5–7 pm. Specials include $3 house drinks, wells, specialty drinks, draft beer and sake cocktails $6 wine; $2 hand rolls, $5-$6 appetizers. Address: 2170 Bryant, San Francisco. Phone: 415-285-3848.
  • Blue Fin Sushi & Lounge: Happy Hour 5-7pm daily. Specials include $3 selected drafts $4 well drinks $3-$4 appetizers Address:1814 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121. (The only Sushi Restaurant and Lounge with a Full Bar in the Richmond.) Phone: 415-387-2441.
  • Blur: Happy Hour Everyday 4on-6pm, Specials include 2 for 1 anything. Address: 1121 Polk St. Phone: 415-567-1918.
  • The Celler: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5-9pm. Specials include all mixed drinks $2 off, $1 bottled beers until 6pm, $2 bottled beers until 7pm, $3 bottled beers until 9pm. Pool playing always free! Address: 685 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-441-5678.
  • Chotto: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5:30-7pm, Specials include late night until 1am Fridays/Saturdays, full carafes of sake for $6, dollar oysters, $3 garlic fries, $5 shichimi hot wings, and more. Address: Chotto, 3317 Steiner St, San Franisco, CA (Marina district, b/Lombard & Chestnut). Phone: 415-441-2223.
  • City Tavern: Happy Hour weekdays 3–7pm. Specials include regular well drink and tap deals. Food specials change daily: Sunday complimentary mimosa with brunch. Address: 3200 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-567-0918.
  • Cliff House: Wine-Lover’s Tuesday — all wine bottles are half price all day w/ entree Address: 1090 Point Lobos, San Francisco CA 94121. Phone: 415-386-3330.
  • El Rio: Happy Hour Tue-Fri 5-8pm. Specials include Pints/Well $3, Bloody Mary $5. Monday Pabst $1, Well $2. Address: 3158 Mission St, San Francisco, CA (Outer Mission). Phone: 415-282-3325.
  • Eve Lounge: Sushi Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5pm-8pm. Specials include $2 off every cocktail, $3 drafts, $4 well drinks, complimentary fine meats and cheese plates. Address: 575 Howard Street, SF (SoMa); phone: 415-543-Lush (5874).
  • Fly Bar at Divisadero: Happy Hour daily 3:30-6:30pm. Specials include drafts $3, Sake Cocktail $3, Sangria $3, half price pizza. Address: 762 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-931-4359.
  • Fly Bar at Sutter St: Happy Hour Weekdays 12 pm – 6:30 pm Weekends 3:30 -6:30 pm. Specials include drafts $3, signature cocktails $5, and half price pizza. Address: 1085 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-441-4132.
  • Four Sasons Bar and Lounge: Happy Hour Sun-Mon, 2:30pm-midnight. HH Specials: Choice of five burgers created by Chef Richardson: the Classic Burger, the Duck Fat Burger, the Ahi Tuna Steak Burger, the “BLT” Burger and the Steakhouse Burger, each specially paired with a beer, wine or cocktail for $20/person. Address: The Four Seasons Hotel, 757 Market (at Third St.), San Francisco, CA, phone 415-633-3000.
  • Hyde Street Seafood House & Raw Bar: Happy Hour Daily 5-7pm. HH Specials include $2.50 pints and  a dozen oysters for $12. Address: 1509 Hyde Street (between Jackson and Pacific Street), San Francisco, CA.
  • Hobson’s Choice: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5–7 pm. Specials include beer and cocktails $2.50. Address: 1601 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-621-1796.
  • Hog & Rocks: Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 5-6 pm. Specials include $1 oysters, $3 shrimp tacos and $6 ’80s-style martinis. Address: 3431 19th St (at San Carlos St), San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-550-8627.
  • Hog Island Oyster Bar: Happy Hour Mon & Thurs, 5-7pm. Specials include $1 sweetwater oysters, $3.50 pints and wine specials. Address: One Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-391-7117.
  • House of Shields Saloon: Happy Hour everyday. Specials include PBRs $2 on tap. Address: 39 New Montgomery St, San Francisco CA 94104. Phone: 415-285-9958.
  • Infusion Lounge:  Happy Hour Tues-Sat 6pm-9pm. Specials include $4 beers, $6 house wines and mixed premium well cocktails, and all-night entertainment. Address: 124 Powell St, San Francisco. Phone: 415-421-8700.
  • John Colins: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5-7 pm. Specials include $1 off everything in the house $5 shots of Fernet Branco, Jameson and Corralejo Bianco Tequila. Additional Specials depending on day. Address: 138 Minna, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-512-7493.
  • Laszlo Bar: Happy Hour daily 6pm-9pm. Specials include $2 Trumer Pils and $5 Stoli cocktails. You can also enjoy the full dinner menu from Foreign Cinema. DJ’s nightly starting at 9 pm. Address: 2526 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA. (adjacent to foreign cinema). Phone: 415-401-0810.
  • The Liberties Bar: Happy Hour M-F 2pm-6pm. Specials include $1 off draught beer, $3 daily draught beer special, $4 daily cocktail, $4-$7 bar snacks menu. Daily specials, including Tequila Tuesdays and Whiskey Wednesdays. Address: 998 Guerrero St. Phone:415-282-6789.
  • The Little Chihuahua: Serves $3 drafts and $2.50 bottles all day every day. Cheap & tasty burritos. Address: 292 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117.
  • Liverpool Lil’s: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4pm-6pm. Specials include $3 tacos, $4 sliders, $5 pot pies. Address: 2942 Lyon St. San Francisco, CA. Phone 415-921-6664.
  • LuLu: Happy Hour everyday 3-7pm. 50% off all liquors, beers, and wines-by-the-glass. Address: 816 Folsom St. SF, CA 94107.
  • Matching Half: Happy Hour Daily 4pm-6pm. Specials include: $1 off domestic beers, $2 off glasses of wine. Address: 1799 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94115. Phone: 415- 674-8699.
  • Madrone Art Bar: Happy Hour 4pm-8pm daily. Specials include $1 off drafts, $2 PBRS, $4 well drinks and $5 mojitos. Address: 500 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117. Phone: 415-241-0202.
  • Majita: Happy Hour Fridays 10am-8pm. HH Specials: $5 Margaritas all day Fridays through the summer. Address: Mijita, 1 Ferry Building (water side, opposite Peets), San Francico, CA. Phone: 415-399-0814.
  • Majita – AT&T Park: Happy Hour 5pm-7pm non-game days. HH Specials: $5 Margarita’s, free chips & salsa w/purchase. Address: Along Third Street opening adjacent to Public House and AT&T Park. (Secret entrance into AT&T Park for Giants fans.)
  • McCormik and Kuleto’s: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 3-6pm. HH Specials: Fried-chicken-and biscuit sliders $1.95, cheeseburger and fries $2.95, pork wontons $3.95, $7 mojito, melontini or passionfruit cosmo. Address: 900 Northpoint (at Larkin), San Francisco, CA.
  • Medjool Restaurant & Lounge: Happy Hour Everyday 5pm-7pm. Specials include “Five After Five” menu in indoor bar and lounge, i.e., a selection of 5 tapas and 5 wines by the glass for $5 each. Plus, Monday Night bottles of wine are 1/2 off. Address: 2522 Mission St. (at 21st Street), San Francisco. Phone: 415-550-9055.
  • Mojo Bicycle Cafe: Daily Happy Hour 3pm-6pm. Specials include $3 pints. Address: 639-A Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117. Phone: 415-440-2370.
  • Mucky Duck: Happy Hour Tues-Thurs, 7pm to closing time. HH Specials $2 Tecate, complimentary food on Monday Nights. Address: 1315 9th Ave, San Francisco CA 94122. Phone: 415-661-4340.
  • Namu: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5pm-7pm; Specials include bar bites, free pulutan, anju, tapas. Address: 439 Balboa Street, San Francisco, CA, 94118. Phone: 415-386-8322.
  • Oola Restaurant & Bar: Oola Restanrant & Bar: Friday Happy Hour Mon-Thurs. 5-7 pm, Fri. 4-7pm. HH Specials: $1 oysters, $2.50 baby back ribs, $3 PBRs, and $6 wines. Address: 860 Folsom St. (at 3rd), San Francisco. Phone: 415-995-2061.
  • Osha Thai: Happy Hour Mon – Fri, 3pm -8pm. HH Specials: whiskey-infused Thai Smile $6; beer selection  $3. Check out the Asian-fusion cocktail menu. Downtown SF locations: 149 2nd Street; 311 3rd Street; 4 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA.
  • The Page Bar: Happy Hour 5 pm-7 pm. Specials include $1 off beer, wine and well drinks. Address: 298 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117. Phone: 415-255-6101.
  • Palio D’ Asti: Happy Hour weekdays 4 -7pm. Specials include free gourmet pizza with 2 adult drinks. Address: 640 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA.
  • Palomino’s: Happy Hour all day, 7 days a week. Specials include: 1/2 off regular price appetizers, $5 pizzas, $4 beers and special drinks. Address: 345 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (at the Embarcadero). Phone: 415-512-7400.
  • Parkside Tavern: Happy Hour every day 4-6pm. Specials include $3 domestic drafts and house wines, $5 calamari, Anchor-steamed mussels, and Irish cheddar mac and cheese. Address: 1940 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-731-8900.
  • Parrilla on Polk: Happy Hour everyday 4pm-7pm. Specials include $12 Pitchers of Sangria or Margaritas, $2 Beer Specials, $5-$7 specialty cocktails, $7 gambas appetizers. Address: 1760 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-359-1212.
  • Patxi’s Pizza (on Fillmore): Happy Hour Mon–Fri, 3pm-6pm. Specials include half price on all appetisers and drinks, i.e., snack pizza $3, antipasta plate for $5, glass of wine/beer $3 (and up). Trivia Night on Wed. 7:30pm. Every day/evening $1 PBR if you Tweet or Foursquare from Patxi’s and show your server. Address: 3318 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, 94123. Phone: 415-345-3995.
  • Rigolo Café: Happy Hour Tues-Sat, 7:30pm-9pm (closing). Specials include $3 beers ($4 Chimay) and $4 cocktails every week. Free parking in back with validated ticket. Address: 3465 California Street, San Francisco, CA (Laurel Village). Phone: 415-876-7777.
  • ROE: Happy Hour Tues- Fri, 5-8pm. HH Specials: Free pomme frites with your first cocktail, daily drink specials — $2 Tuesdays, Wednesday Mojitos Thursday Infused Vodka specials. Address: 651 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA.
  • Royal Exchange: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 2pm-6pm. Specials include $4 Well Drinks, $4 for three different beers, and $4 for three different wines, $4.95 Appetizer Specials. Address: 301 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA. Phone: 415-956-1710.
  • Show Dogs: Happy Hour Mon-Sat, 4pm-7pm. Specials include selected locally made beers for $3 a pint, $3 barbecue fries. Address: 1020 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. Phone: 415-558-9560.
  • Showdown: A DJ, a dance floor, and daily happy hour with $3 well drinks and draft beers served from 5-8pm. Check out the specials on Tipsy Tuesdays, and ask about the specials not on the menu. Showdown (used to be Arrow Bar/Matador), 10 Sixth St. (at Market), San Francisco, CA 94103, 415-255-7920.
  • Smuggler’s Cove: Every drink on their extensive list — including all their specialty rum cocktails — is $2 off 5-6pm every day including weekends. Smuggler’s Cove, 650 Gough St (at McAllister), 415-869-1900.
  • Solstice – $2 discount on all drinks and cheap happy hour small plate menu. Happy Hour weekdays 5–6:30pm. Address: 2801 California St, San Francisco.
  • Straw: Hopscotch Happy Hour Mon – Fri from 5-6 pm. HH Specials: $2 beer, $3 wine, $4 cocktails and $5 appetizers. Address: 203 Octavia Blvd, San Francisco (Hayes Valley). Phone: 415-431-3663.
  • Sugar Lounge: Free appetizers, paninni sandwiches, teriyaki chicken, Tempura. Address: 377 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA.
  • Swig Bar: Happy Hour $6 Premium Cocktails, $4 Draft Beer, $3 Stella Artois, Friday 5pm – 9pm. 561 Geary St, San Francisco (just Off Union Square).
  • Tokyo Go Go: Happy Hour Mon-Sat 5:30-6:30pm. $3.50 sushi hand rolls, $3 Kirin and small hot sake. Voted the the best sushi in the city. Address: 3174 16th St (at Guerrero), San Francisco, CA.
  • Umami: Sumo Hour 50% off ALL bottles of wine, $4 sushi rolls and other deal bites like chicken-shiitake potstickers shibuya sliders, and edamame hummus. Sumo Hour is daily 5:30pm – 7pm.2909 Webster St. @ Union Street, San Francisco.
  • Underdogs: 50-Cent Margaritas on Friday from 6-6:30pm. Happy Hour $2 Dos XX Lager and $1 street tacos, Monday-Friday, 4:30-6 pm. At The Taco Shop at Underdogs, 1824 Irving St, San Francisco.
  • Vessel Restaurant: FREE drinks Wednesdays 9-10pm. 2 for 1 drinks all night. Address: 85 Campton Place, San Francisco.
  • The View Lounge: The View Lounge will host Martini Hour with 50% off selections from their Skyy Martini list every day from 4pm-6pm. Great view of downtown San Francisco. Located on the 39th floor of the Marriott Marquis Hotel, 55 Fourth St. at Mission.
  • Waterbar: Happy Hour Drink Specials Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm – $1 Featured Oysters everyday from 11:30am to 6pm.
  • Wish: Happy Hour Mon.-Fri, 5-8pm. HH Specials: $3 draft beer and $4 well drinks, free peanuts. Address: 1539 Folsom St (between 11th St & 12th St), San Francisco, CA.
  • YamaSho: Japanese restaurant and karaoke bar. Serves a 4-course meal for $14.99 and you get 30% off everything at the bar from 5pm to 7pm. Open daily (even holidays). Address: 1161 Post St; 415-346-2222.
  • Yoshi’s SF: Happy Hour Mon-Thurs 5pm-6pm. HH Specials, various food and drink specials. No Cover trio in the restaurant and lounge every Thurs-Sat from 6-9pm, with special guests every week. Check for Yoshi’s shows 50% Off. Address: Yoshi’s San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115.