There for you when you need them — even at 9 a.m. — dive bars are that special breed of bar for anyone and everyone. They are mostly dark, still on the cheaper side, and always sport a character or two.
With San Francisco’s rising rents and demand for the next big thing, dive bars are less ubiquitous in the city these days, as many long-time, beloved establishments have shuttered. But that just makes the ones that are still around all the more special. Here are the 20 San Francisco dive bars that remain some of the best — and most vital — spots in the city.
Note: bars are not ranked, and are listed geographically from west to east.Read More