Non-49ers, Non-Raiders Bars

Published On 09/09/2010 Published On 09/09/2010

From gameday specials to a place to practice your Lambeau Leap, these spots are the best bets for catching your favorite out-of-town teams, without which, your Sundays'd be a total Black Hole.

Where the Patriots Revolt: The Connecticut Yankee 100 Connecticut St, at 17th; Potrero Hill; 415.552.4440 Erected 22 years ago by a New-Hampshire..ite, the Twain-referencin' pub hooks up Pats fans with a dual big-screen'd back room replete with Beantown memorabilia like signed photos of Drew Bledsoe and Pete Carroll, a framed shot of Larry Legend choking Dr. J, and a vintage Ted Williams baseball card they keep in the behind-bar freezer, though presumably it's only a picture of his Topps half. Gisele Bundchen just might be at

Where the Packers Cheese It Up: Zeke's 600 3rd St, at Brannan; SOMA; 415.392.5311 This 13-year-old, 'Sconie family-owned dive boasts 20 HD flat screens (more than enough to enjoy former Cal QB Aaron Rodgers's visage), a handful of Packers team photos from the '60s and '90s, and a claim-to-fame "Jump Here" bullseye sign for Lambeau leapers, or Kris Kross lovers who've lost their way. If reverend Reggie White where in town, he'd attend Sunday mass at

Where the Giants Go Big: Ace's 998 Sutter St, at Hyde; Nob Hill; 415.673.0644 Built by a New Yorker who wanted a neighborhood dive that reminded him of home, this haunt serves up free BBQ (burgers/chicken/hotdogs) every Sunday, slings $3 16oz domestics, and is decorated with Subway-ticketed walls, a semi-creepy shrine to David Tyree/Eli Manning, and four, first-come-first-served bleacher seats pulled from Shea and Yankee Stadium -- where better to get demolished? Plaxico would totally shoot his leg at

Where the Steelers Curtain: Shanghai Kelly's 2064 Polk St, at Broadway; Nob Hill; 415.771.3300 Owing to one of the Rooney's residence in SF back in the '90s, Kelly's has become a go-to for the Bay Area black and gold, stocked with an every-Sunday palette of Iron City Light, Pittsburgh memorabilia supplied solely by visiting/local fans, and insane regulars like "Chuck", who wears a good-luck black cloak every Sunday, randomly shouts Shakespeare quotes, and hopes for TV timeouts whilst wondering whether to pee or not to pee. Don't let Big Ben slip something in your drink at

Where the Saints Geaux Marching: Black Magic Voodoo Lounge 1400 Lombard St, at Van Ness; The Marina; 415.931.8711 Saints-ized by a former guy/girl bartending duo from the Bayou, this studio-apartment-sized watering hole rocks multi Saints-only flat screens, shaves $1 off Abitas (Jockamo, Amber, and Purple Haze) on game days, and is decorated with schloads of fleur de lis', and "Sally": a rafter-seated, lingerie/Mardi Gras mask-wearing mannequin which at this point, you'd probably take home before current-day Kim Cattrall. Go back-to-back at Black Magic Voodoo Lounge

Where the Eagles Land: Jake's Steaks 3301 Buchanan St, btwn Chestnut and Lombard; The Marina; 415.922.2211 Despite no longer being run by the original Philadelphia-born owner, the sammie shop still rocks a giant Philly waterfront mural, $5 22oz beers on Sundays, and free green jello shots for the entire bar every time the Eagles score, which'll ensure you don't make it to see the Tequila Sunrise. Andy Reid looks like a walrus at



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