Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

25 Of The Buzziest Dive Bars In S.F.

  1. Begin Slideshow
    opener (2)

    130

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    [UPDATE: This story was originally published on March 18.]

    San Francisco is a cup runneth over in perks, so we can’t really gripe about much. But, word on the street is that the nightlife tends to fall flat when pitted against some of the city’s other stellar attributes. The thing is — if you’re someone who likes to throw back a PBR tallboy and a shot of Fernet versus a precious (and pricey!) cocktail, S.F. is your playground.

    It’s littered with dive bars galore, to the point where deciding which one to hole up in can be a dizzying decision. Well, no need to search high and low for rough-and-worn joints — we’ve rounded up 25 of the best boozy hideouts for your drinking pleasure. Ready to indulge (on the cheap) at these nondescript havens? Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

    Photographed by Anna-Alexia Basile

    Photographed by

    Begin Slideshow