Despite a start time of 7:00 AM in San Francisco, there are quite a few bars and restaurants that will be open for fans of the World Cup to gather and watch the games. Here is our selection of the top five (please call ahead to verify hours.)
Danny Coyle’s, 668 Haight St., S.F.; (415) 558-8375.
O’Neill’s Irish Pub
Rumor has it they will buy you a pint anytime a team scores against France.
O’Neill’s Irish Pub, 747 Third St., S.F.; (415) 777-1177.
Iron Cactus, 683 Fourth St., S.F.; (415) 777-1004.
Napper Tandy, 3200 24th St., S.F.; (415) 550-7510.
Cafe Bastille in Belden Place
Cafe Bastille, 22 Belden Place, S.F.; (415) 986-5673.
And as a special treat, on Saturday the U.S. versus England game is being shown for free at AT&T Park, starting at 11:30 AM. Gates open at 10:00 AM.
For additional options throughout the Bay Area, here is a detailed listing.