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“Great Selection of Beer served by a friendly Staff”

Jack's Cannery Bar and Oyster Pier
Ranked #509 of 6,271 Restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours
Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Pre-Jacks 01:
We arrived at Fisherman's Wharf and saw a great display of seafood lined up in kiosks along the sidewalk.

We walked through the kiosks and sat inside.
Our mistake was that we thought the outside food was available inside.
We ordered off a menu and had the worst food and beer during our 4 day trip to SF.

Pre-Jacks 02:
We left the restaurant desperate for a cold beer.
After doing a google search on Bars we found Jacks a short 2-3 blocks away.

Jacks the Arrival:
We entered Jacks and immediately were impressed by the bar and woodwork.
The staff was also friendly.
We ordered a couple of Beers and they were both Fresh and Ice Cold.
We ordered another drink then had to run to catch a city tour.

Jacks Continued...
We came back to Jacks after the city tour.
We came back to Jacks again after dinner.
We came back again on the day that we left.
If we had more time we would have gone back again.

Jacks Food:
The Burgers looked great but we wanted Oysters. On our last day we were planning on having a drink at Jacks and Oysters across the street. Fortunately we found out that jacks also served Oysters so we stayed. At first we only ordered six since we were suspect about the quality. Once we tasted the first one we ordered another dozen.

If we had another day we would have liked to try the burgers and/or fish and chips as well.

Thing to know beforehand:
Jacks is CASH Only but they do have an ATM inside.

What we would change:
They only offer drinks in American Pint Glasses.
At home in Chicago this is typically a deal breaker for me.
It would have been great to have a Guinness in the proper glass.

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Thank ldchicago
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place, very reasonable prices, great burgers, fish sandwich and beer. Excellent friendly service. Authentic place, the whole family loved it

Thank Yvonne F
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This is a massive bar , plenty of beers to choose from , great staff from Kim to Albert . We visited this bar every day when stayed in fishermans wharf

Thank thorbud
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Terrible food, thought as the menu was simple it would be good local food, absolutely not. Tasteless minimal crab salad, dirty oil & frozen fish, avoid eating there. Good selection of beers, just a boozer.

Thank GailC1704
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Called in here for a couple of beers and glad we did, they have a massive selection of craft draft beers, unfortunately not enough time to sample them all.
There was live music whilst we were there giving an awesome vibe for Saturday evening drinks.
Didn't have food here but what we saw looked good!

Thank Kim E
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