This neighborhood sports bar and restaurant dates back to the early-20th century, but has been the Connecticut Yankee since 1989. Located on the corner of Connecticut and 17th streets in Potrero Hill, it hosts live blues and funky jam bands about three or four nights a week. It has a dark, woody feel, perfect for seeking refuge on days when dreary fog blankets the city. A sports-lover's paradise, the bar has large-screen TVs, and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner.
This Walnut Creek bar offers satellite TV (seventeen screens total), Monday night football, Saturday college games, Sunday pro games, two pool tables, karaoke Tuesday and Wednesday, and dancing Thursday through Saturday. A full kitchen serves up American fare for lunch, dinner, and weekend breakfasts.