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Address: 937 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-4315
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+1 415-731-6119
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am

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Friendly bar

While waiting for one of our party to come for dinner nearby we popped in for a drink. There was a great selection of beer, full bar, and a few nice wines. The bartender was... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

Finnegans is a quintessential neighborhood bar where everyone knows your name. Best bloody in town, lots of beers on tap and of course a full bar. Back patio is awesome with a ping pong and lots of seating for sunny days.

Thank Dan S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

They just did a great remodel, new owner, I believe. It's a great traditional Irish Pub with just enough Bay Area flare. There's plenty of Guinness, plenty of Bushmills', and their signature Bloody Mary. Concert posters adorn the rich wood, great back patio with a mural by a local artist on the wall.

Thank sitaramdas
Southlake, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

It's a dive bar with a grouchy bartender. They only take cash (apparently, unless that applied only to us), and have lots of the same beer you can get elsewhere. There's a jukebox, which is a plus, but it can't possibly overcome all of the parts I didn't like. Cole St is strewn with good places to eat and drink.... More 

Thank DragonChowhound
Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

While waiting for one of our party to come for dinner nearby we popped in for a drink. There was a great selection of beer, full bar, and a few nice wines. The bartender was welcoming as were some locals.

Thank MarilynCA
San Francisco, California, United States
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Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Recently remodeled this place looks great & has terrific selection of beers, can't wait to try them all. Very clean for a neighborhood bar

Thank BigMilton1894
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed November 10, 2014

Walking around Cole Valley and got thirsty. The Irishness of the place is somewhat lost in the interior - this is mostly a dusty sports bar. Pluses: Reasonable friendly service, cheap drinks, they have cider. Minuses: The place is a tad bit dreary and dusty.

Thank Yog-Sothoth

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