Lucky 13

★★★★☆
  • 2140 Market St

    San Francisco, CA 94114

    Cross street: at Church

    Map & Directions
  • 415-487-1313

About Lucky 13

Hours
Monday To Wednesday From 04:00 PM To 02:00 AM Thursday To Sunday From 11:00 AM To 02:00 AM

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Bad experience. ..friends and I ordered vodka red bulls and the bartender, a very friendly guy, was disappointed, mixologist that he is (his words, not mine), so I let him whip me up something and it tasted horrible. I will never take a bartendars advice and try let them mix up something.

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★★☆☆☆

Bad experience. ..friends and I ordered vodka red bulls and the bartender, a very friendly guy, was disappointed, mixologist that he is (his words, not mine), so I let him whip me up something and it tasted horrible. I will never take a bartendars advice and try let them mix up something.

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I like this place. It is my favorite dive in the city, because no matter how I am dressed or how I feel a drink here is always right - I can go before a night in the mission, or after a bit of dancing in the SOMA clubs!

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★★★★★

I like this place. It is my favorite dive in the city, because no matter how I am dressed or how I feel a drink here is always right - I can go before a night in the mission, or after a bit of dancing in the SOMA clubs!

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I'm a gayhomo (other reviewers not mine)...and I love Lucky 13. No, it's not a gay bar...but it's a bar in Upper Market, so lots of Q's (that's the q word that sounds like beer) end up here for great beer, good music, and lots of table space to put your ever growing collection of pint glasses. Saturdays they sometimes have free BBQ and lately they've had weekend specials. As someone else mentioned, great happy hour.

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★★★★★

I'm a gayhomo (other reviewers not mine)...and I love Lucky 13. No, it's not a gay bar...but it's a bar in Upper Market, so lots of Q's (that's the q word that sounds like beer) end up here for great beer, good music, and lots of table space to put your ever growing collection of pint glasses. Saturdays they sometimes have free BBQ and lately they've had weekend specials. As someone else mentioned, great happy hour.

Pros: beer, music, popcord, people watching

Cons: bar tends have a lot of work, so may take a moment to get your order

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Dont listen to the person above, they are just a stupid gayhomo! and have no idea what a good place is. Of course your gonna get treated like that walking into a pool hall with your feather boa, all like helloooo mister bartendaaa can i have a zimaa pweeaseee ur such a cutie. This place is a great place to play pool, especially since they treat those who are gay like they should be treated. over all A+++

Cheap beer good stuff.

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★★★★☆

Dont listen to the person above, they are just a stupid gayhomo! and have no idea what a good place is. Of course your gonna get treated like that walking into a pool hall with your feather boa, all like helloooo mister bartendaaa can i have a zimaa pweeaseee ur such a cutie. This place is a great place to play pool, especially since they treat those who are gay like they should be treated. over all A+++

Cheap beer good stuff.

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I've been living here for a couple months, trying to find "my" bar, and Lucky 13 is it. Friendly bartenders, great music, cheap beer AND a great selection, diverse & friendly crowd, great location next to the J and Market street buses. What do you want? They even have a nice little patio.
I'm sorry that the guy posting the review before mine had a bad time. Man, I'm not gay but I'll buy you a drink if you'll come back. Just leave another review and name a time.
I was pretty fired up when I found this place - I told another Chicago expat about it and we went there last night and he of course loved it too. Just too keep it real - I'll complain about what I can: phenomenal jukebox could only be imporved with a bit more variety, and it would be good if there were more pool tables.

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★★★★★

I've been living here for a couple months, trying to find "my" bar, and Lucky 13 is it. Friendly bartenders, great music, cheap beer AND a great selection, diverse & friendly crowd, great location next to the J and Market street buses. What do you want? They even have a nice little patio.
I'm sorry that the guy posting the review before mine had a bad time. Man, I'm not gay but I'll buy you a drink if you'll come back. Just leave another review and name a time.
I was pretty fired up when I found this place - I told another Chicago expat about it and we went there last night and he of course loved it too. Just too keep it real - I'll complain about what I can: phenomenal jukebox could only be imporved with a bit more variety, and it would be good if there were more pool tables.

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I decided to walk into that place last night with a couple of friends. I found a very unfriendly and unpleasent atmosphere, but most of all what was shocking to me was the bar tender. NASTY guy with a NASTY attitude, and yes I took it personal since he was ok with my 2 straight friends, but he clearly was annoyed at me..yes I am gay, and no I wasn't hitting on him..I mean who would? Inexplicable that this day and age in SAN FRANCISCO in the CASTRO someone would have a problem with a gay guy asking for a drink at a bar...this guys needs to move back to whatever cave he came from!

Not only was he NASTY and UNPLEASENT but this joke of a bartender does not even know how to serve a drink, if he has to do more than opening a bottle of beer he gets lost. I have to admit, the female bartender was a bit friendlier and at least was able to pour a decent drink. Of course, I decided to walk down the street and walk into The Transfer...kick a** bar tenders, great atmosphere and friendly crowd..

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★☆☆☆☆

I decided to walk into that place last night with a couple of friends. I found a very unfriendly and unpleasent atmosphere, but most of all what was shocking to me was the bar tender. NASTY guy with a NASTY attitude, and yes I took it personal since he was ok with my 2 straight friends, but he clearly was annoyed at me..yes I am gay, and no I wasn't hitting on him..I mean who would? Inexplicable that this day and age in SAN FRANCISCO in the CASTRO someone would have a problem with a gay guy asking for a drink at a bar...this guys needs to move back to whatever cave he came from!

Not only was he NASTY and UNPLEASENT but this joke of a bartender does not even know how to serve a drink, if he has to do more than opening a bottle of beer he gets lost. I have to admit, the female bartender was a bit friendlier and at least was able to pour a decent drink. Of course, I decided to walk down the street and walk into The Transfer...kick a** bar tenders, great atmosphere and friendly crowd..

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I have been going to this bar for years not regularly but consistantly. They have it all...a large space, pin ball machines, back patio, long bar, great bartenders an awesome jukebox and a clientele with some great tattoos. The drinks are strong and the bartenders skilled. I highly recommend Lucky 13.

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★★★★★

I have been going to this bar for years not regularly but consistantly. They have it all...a large space, pin ball machines, back patio, long bar, great bartenders an awesome jukebox and a clientele with some great tattoos. The drinks are strong and the bartenders skilled. I highly recommend Lucky 13.

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there should be a bar like this in every city in america. well, there probably is, but this is SF's. crowded bar but somehow the bartenders always know when you need a drink, lots of tables, good pinball, outdoor patio for smoking/fresh air, pool table, jukebox usually playing something i haven't heard in years but always liked, lots of people with tattoos. we were in the neighborhood on halloween and it felt like we had reached some sort of safe haven when we got off the street and into this bar. thank you lucky 13!

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★★★★☆

there should be a bar like this in every city in america. well, there probably is, but this is SF's. crowded bar but somehow the bartenders always know when you need a drink, lots of tables, good pinball, outdoor patio for smoking/fresh air, pool table, jukebox usually playing something i haven't heard in years but always liked, lots of people with tattoos. we were in the neighborhood on halloween and it felt like we had reached some sort of safe haven when we got off the street and into this bar. thank you lucky 13!

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There is no other place in the city like the Lucky 13. Super long bar in a Great location~ Great crowd. The juke box is the BEST~ Clash, Adverts, Eagles of Death Metal, Modest Mouse, Supersuckers, etc... You gotta love the bartenders (especially the females~ these girls are SWEET). Some of the guys behind the bar can be a bit harsh~ you get what you give. I never miss a tuesday, thursday or friday. Great belgians on tap, and Friday night Margaritas! Heavy handed pours~ watch out! Pool, fussball, photo booth, pin ball, patio.

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★★★★★

There is no other place in the city like the Lucky 13. Super long bar in a Great location~ Great crowd. The juke box is the BEST~ Clash, Adverts, Eagles of Death Metal, Modest Mouse, Supersuckers, etc... You gotta love the bartenders (especially the females~ these girls are SWEET). Some of the guys behind the bar can be a bit harsh~ you get what you give. I never miss a tuesday, thursday or friday. Great belgians on tap, and Friday night Margaritas! Heavy handed pours~ watch out! Pool, fussball, photo booth, pin ball, patio.

Pros: Great prices, service, music

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The most unassuming, and simultaneously most cool bar in the city... with no rules about who you have to be and fewer phonies per foot than far more fat-cat fetes

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★★★★★

The most unassuming, and simultaneously most cool bar in the city... with no rules about who you have to be and fewer phonies per foot than far more fat-cat fetes

Pros: Crowd, Ambiance, Prices

Cons: Always Out of Thongs

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This, along with Zeitgeist, is one of my favorite bars in the city. Unpretentious, great juke box, cool people who are just there to drink, hang out, or play pool. Outside smoking patio and 2nd level balcony with pinball. Popcorn machine and great wall paraphernalia. And for the eastbayers, there's a Lucky 13 in Alameda on Park St.

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★★★★★

This, along with Zeitgeist, is one of my favorite bars in the city. Unpretentious, great juke box, cool people who are just there to drink, hang out, or play pool. Outside smoking patio and 2nd level balcony with pinball. Popcorn machine and great wall paraphernalia. And for the eastbayers, there's a Lucky 13 in Alameda on Park St.

Pros: Juke Box, Beer/liquor Selection, Atmosphere

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loungecat, are you kidding...did you just move here yesterday. crowbar, what? lucky 13 has been the best bar in the city for years. real tunes in the jukebox, and real bartenders behind the bar...you can't go wrong here. go to lucky 13 now!

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★★★★★

loungecat, are you kidding...did you just move here yesterday. crowbar, what? lucky 13 has been the best bar in the city for years. real tunes in the jukebox, and real bartenders behind the bar...you can't go wrong here. go to lucky 13 now!

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Aside from the Rock and Roll vibe this place cops, it's really a bit forgettable. The drinks are ok (when you're not sneered at for not ordering a beer), the crowd is dullsville. There are bars that are similar that are infinitely better (Treat Street, Fulton Street and Crow Bar, to name a handful).

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★☆☆☆☆

Aside from the Rock and Roll vibe this place cops, it's really a bit forgettable. The drinks are ok (when you're not sneered at for not ordering a beer), the crowd is dullsville. There are bars that are similar that are infinitely better (Treat Street, Fulton Street and Crow Bar, to name a handful).

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This place has been the standard for years. One of the best damn jukeboxes in the entire city, hands down. Killer crowd, rockers, bikers, artists, etc. I love it...plus free pool on Sunday afternoons. Be sure to check out the patio out back.

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★★★★★

This place has been the standard for years. One of the best damn jukeboxes in the entire city, hands down. Killer crowd, rockers, bikers, artists, etc. I love it...plus free pool on Sunday afternoons. Be sure to check out the patio out back.

 

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