Best Bay Area spots to watch the playoffs, and the San Francisco Giants
By Nick Vezmar
Oct 7, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; A general view during the third inning of game four of the 2014 NLDS baseball playoff game between the San Francisco Giants and the Washington Nationals at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
Any Giants fan will tell you that playoff baseball at AT&T Park is an electric experience, as it’s been host to several playoff series since its opening in 2000. Unfortunately, not every fan can make it out to AT&T Park for a playoff game.
Whether it’s because of the price/availability of tickets, transportation issues, scheduling issues or otherwise, some people just simply cannot make it out there for playoff games. So people may choose to watch or listen at home, at work, in their car, etc.
There are those who wish to hang out at their local restaurant or dive bar and watch the game amongst friends, colleagues, and even total strangers. If you’re one of those, this article is for you. If you want to start using local spots to watch the games, this article is also for you.
If you’re getting tired of your local establishment and want to try some place new, this article is definitely for you. If you’re stuck in the city and looking for a good place to watch the game, guess what? This article is for you!
Compiled is a list of places, provided by staff writers and fans alike, of restaurants and bars that are good for watching the game. These are just a few of the many great spots, but this will give you an idea of where to head to for Giants baseball on TV, should you be in the area.
*Pricing is based off of Yelp ratings, will vary depending on food and/or drinks ordered
**Street parking may be metered, please check any posted signs. AtF is not responsible for parking tickets.