Top Golden State Warriors Sports Bars

Warriors mural on the exterior of the Oakland Convention Center in downtown Oakland. Photo Credit: Accidental Travel Writer.

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Where to watch the Warriors if you can’t attend the NBA Playoffs in person. Here are the most popular Golden State Warriors sports bars in Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, other parts of the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and around the country.

Warriors Team History

The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The Warriors were founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1946. They played there until 1962, bringing the City of Brotherly Love championships in 1947 and 1956.

The Warriors moved to San Francisco in 1962 and were renamed the San Francisco Warriors.

The Warriors started playing some of their games in Oakland after the Oakland Arena opened. They officially moved across the bay in 1971 and were redubbed the Golden State Warriors.

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Playing at Oracle Arena, they have won seven Western  Division Conference titles and six NBA championships.

After 47 seasons, the Warriors are playing their sunset season at the Oakland Arena, a.k.a. Oracle Arena. It is reputedly the loudest sports arena in the NBA.

The Warriors have won five straight division titles (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019). They were defeated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016.

Best Warriors Sports Bars in Oakland

Oracle Arena, home of the Golden State Warriors. Photo Credit: Accidental Travel Writer.

As East Bay Warriors fans like to put it, Oakland is Warriors Ground – but not for much longer.

Here are 14 of the best spots in The Town to root for the Dubs – next to the arena, of course. Always call ahead to make sure that the game will be broadcast.

  1. New Parkway Theatre – 474 – 24th Street, Oakland, California.
  2. Fort Green Sports Bar – 736 Washington Street, Oakland, California.
  3. The Golden Squirrel Rockridge – 5940 College Avenue, Oakland, California.
  4. Lake Chalet Seafood Bar and Grill – 1520 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, California.
  5. The Legionnaire Saloon – 2272 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California.
  6. Grand Oaks Restaurant & Sports Lounge – 37011 Grand Avenue, Oakland, California.
  7. Half Time Sports Bar – 316 – 14th Street, Oakland, California.
  8. Diamonds Oakland Sports Bar & Grill – 77 Hegenberger Road, Oakland, California.
  9. The Athletic Club Oakland – 59 Grand Avenue, Oakland, California.
  10. Monaghan’s Oakland – 2820 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California.
  11. Kingfish Pub & Café – 5227 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California.
  12. George & Walts – 5445 College Avenue, Oakland, California.
  13. Aloha Club – 952 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland, California.
  14. Ben ‘n Nick’s –  5612 College Avenue, Oakland, California.


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Best Warriors Watch Bars in San Francisco

The Warriors will move across the bay to spiffy new digs South of Market next season. They already have a sizable following in San Francisco.

Here are nine of the best spots The City to root for the Warriors. Always call ahead to  make sure that the game will be broadcast.

  1. Golden Gate Tap Room – 449 Powell Street, San Francisco, California.
  2. Brick & Beam @ The Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf – 555 North Point Street, San Francisco, California.
  3. Hi Tops –  2247 Market – Street, San Francisco, California.
  4. Mad Dog in The Fog – 530 Haight Street, San Francisco, California.
  5. Wipeout Bar & Grill – Pier 39, San Francisco, California.
  6. Bus Stop – 1901 Union Street, San Francisco, California.
  7. Big Rec Tap Room – 3066 – 24th Street, San Francisco, California.
  8. Cabin Sports Bar and Lounge – 1750 Polk Street, San Francisco, California.
  9. Thirsty Bear Organic Brewing Company661 Howard Street, San Francisco, California.
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Best Warriors Watch Bars in the East Bay

Here are four of the best spots to root for the Warriors in the East Bay – other than Oakland. Always call ahead to make sure that the game will be broadcast.

  1. Ricky’s Sports Theatre and Grill – 15028 Hesperian Blvd, San Leandro, California
  2. The Englander Sports Bar & Restaurant – 101 Parrot Street, San Leandro, California.
  3. Pappy’s Grill & Sports Bar –  2367 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, California.
  4. Pick 6 Sports Lounge – 4825 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton, California.

Best Warriors Watch Bars on the Peninsula

Here are two of the best spots in the Peninsula to root for Warriors. Always call ahead to make sure that the game will be broadcast.

  1. Sneakers American Grill – 650 Laurel Street, San Carlos, California.
  2. 3rd Avenue Sports Bar and Grill – 77 East Third Avenue, San Mateo, California.

Best Warriors Watch Bar in Marin County

Here is one of the best spots in Marin County to root for the Warriors. Always call ahead to make sure tht the game will be broadcast.

Finnegan’s Marin – 877 Grant Avenue, Novato, California.

Best Warriors Watch Bars in the South Bay

Here are eight of the best spots to root for the Warriors in Silicon Valley. Always call ahead to make sure that the game will be broadcast.

  1. The Halford – 1494 Halford Avenue, Santa Clara, California.
  2. Rookies Sports Lodge – 1535 Meridian Avenue, and 99 South First Street, San Jose.
  3. The Old Pro – 541 Ramona Street, Palo Alto, California.
  4. Double D’s Sports Grille – 354 North Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos, California.
  5. Yard House – 300 Santana Row, San Jose, California.
  6. Blue Chip – 325 South First Street, San Jose.
  7. Britannia Arms – Robertsville Square, 5027 Almaden Expressway,  San Jose.
  8. Off the Rails – 111 South Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale, California.
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Best Warriors Sports Bar in Southern California

Here is the best sports bar to root for the Warriors in Southern California. Always call ahead to make sure that the game will be broadcast.

San Francisco Saloon – 11501 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Best Out of State Warriors Sports Bars

Believe it or not, there are sports bars in other parts of the country where Warriors fans will feel right a home. Here are just three of the best …

  1. Finnerty’s New York City – 221 – 2nd Avenue, New York, New York. “A home to Bay Area and West Coast sports.”
  2. Theory Sports Bar and Grill – 9 West Hubbard Street, Chicago, Illinois.
  3. The Town Tavern – 2323 Eighteenth Street North West, Washington, DC.

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This Top 10 Warriors Sports Bars post is the first in a series  of posts for fans of NBA teams.


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