(415) 731-6119 finneganswakesf@gmail.com

937 Cole Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

(415) 731 - 6119

finneganswakesf@gmail.com

Live Music

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937 Cole Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

(415) 731 - 6119

finneganswakesf@gmail.com

Live Music

See Event Schedule

Finnegans Wake

San Francisco’s Quintessential Neighborhood Bar

Open 11:30 to 2 am Daily

10:00 am on NFL Sundays

View Our Beer, Wine, and Spirits Menu

Our Story

Finnegans Wake is a neighborhood bar, originally founded in Noe Valley in 1976. In 1989, owner Tom Frenkel purchased Maud’s, at 937 Cole Street, from Rikki Streicher, and Finnegans moved to Cole Valley. Maud’s was San Francisco’s first lesbian bar, and the team was happy to take over a space with such rich history. Finnegans continues to maintain the tradition of San Francisco’s beloved neighborhood bars where all are welcome.

Best Bloody Mary!

Two Time Award Winning Bloody Mary

Finnegans Wake is proud
to have been chosen as
The Best Traditional Bloody Mary
2015 & 2016

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Events and Large Groups

Please call Lindy at (415) 731-6119 to confirm availability and details for booking an event.

Please:

  1. Call to book your event before coming to ensure that we are properly staffed for your party and space is set aside
  2. Outside food is permitted. However, heating trays, flame or other heated food serving systems are not allowed.
  3. No outside beverages are allowed in the bar.
  4. Inform bartender of any service animals.
  5. 21 and over.
  6. We are a cash only establishment. However, we are happy to allow large groups to open a tab and run a credit card with minimum of $300. All credit card charges will include sales tax and a mandatory 20% tip.

Bar News and Happenings

Watch the Creation of the Beer Garden Mural!

Finnegans Wake Featured on Broke-Ass Stewart

Finnegans Wake Featured on Broke-Ass Stewart

We were recently featured on the blog, Broke-Ass Stewart, in an article called, "5 San Francisco Bars You Didn’t Know About". They wrote:"For the average San Francisco resident, a visit to Cole Valley usually occurs around 11am on a weekend to brave the massive brunch...

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7×7 Magazine Features Finnegans Bloody Mary

7×7 Magazine Features Finnegans Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary at Finnegans Wake is so good, it won the best traditional Bloody Mary at the Bloody Mary Festival twice (in 2015 and 2016). Its award-winning ingredients include Marz vodka, horseradish, and Sacramento tomato juice. // 937 Cole St. (Cole Valley)...

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Featured on Thrillist

Featured on Thrillist

Finnegan’s Wake is a basic neighborhood bar in Cole Valley that nails the effortlessly cool factor. It’s kind of a dive, but it’s mostly just a place to drink a few beers among regulars, play a round of pool, and chill on the back patio. It’s nothing fancy, and we love it just the way it is.

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Featured in Eventbrite’s Best Beer Gardens

Featured in Eventbrite’s Best Beer Gardens

We're happy that eventbrite noticed that we spruced up the joint a little, and put us in their "Best Beer Gardens to Enjoy Summer in San Francisco". Thanks guys, hope to see you here soon. Finnegans Wake COLE VALLEY Finnegans recently got a little refresh, which means...

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Location of the Historic ‘Last Call at Maud’s’ Documentary

Love From London

I always have so much fun at Finnegans! Friendly staff and patrons every time I go. Will definitely be coming back more frequently!
Olivia G. – London, England

A Rare Gem

Finnegan’s Wake is a great neighborhood bar and a rare gem in a San Francisco changing all too fast. Recently renovated, the owners kept the bar’s integrity but also enhanced the experience. It is one of the best spots in San Francisco to watch a game, have a cocktail, or enjoy the sun in the backyard playing ping pong with friends.
Putnam D. – San Francisco

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