Top 8 'gold mine' bars to watch the next 49ers game

Here is our list of recommendations with brief summaries of the best places to enjoy 49ers games. Coordinate where you support the Niners at one of the establishments.
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Not everyone has the luxury of enjoying a 49ers game at Levi Stadium. However, there are many locations and hot spots in the Bay Area to cheer on the Niners.

If you're not physically able to attend San Francisco 49ers games for whatever reason, but you still want to take in the action on Sunday with swarms of Niners Faithful, you should check out one of these excellent Bay Area sports bars and restaurants that go all out to support the red and gold.

Find some that work for you and your friends!

Best 49ers bars and restaurants in the Bay Area

49ers bar No. 8: ZONE 8 SPORTS BAR & GRILL

This establishment is located at 1887 Matrix Boulevard in San Jose within Casino M8trix, not far from Levi's Stadium.

With over 40 HD flatscreens and two huge 200-inch HD TVs, you won't miss a snap or highlight.

On Sundays, they feature a $20 Prime Rib (12 oz cut) with roasted potatoes and veggie medley. You can find a solid score from their Sushi Confidential menu, as well as their selection of desserts: Old-Fashioned Warm Apple Crisp and a Banana Royale.


This place features a daily Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Their best features on the menu are the Swiss Beef Tenderloin, a NY Strip Steak, and Cordon Bleu in addition to the Red Snapper or Salmon.


Located on 1336 North 1st Street in San Jose, they have seven flat flat-screen TVs to view the game on. They also feature darts, pool and air hockey for additional entertainment.

To satisfy your hunger, you can find many of your favorite American and traditional food items, from burgers and sandwiches.

49ers bar No. 5: REDI ROOM

First opened in 1977, this is a cozy cocktail bar that may intrigue a different clientele. They are open daily from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.

You can find anything beverage wise from draft or bottled beer to your choice of Bourbons, Vodkas, Tequilas and more.

49ers bar No. 4: VELVET 48

Though only closed on Mondays, another snazzy spot is located in Burlingame. Participate in their Wine Club or sip on some beer!

You can order one of their Cheese or Charcuterie Boards (or go half & half), or devour their Tiramisu.

49ers bar No. 3: THE FAB

Gather here at this fusion restaurant in downtown San Jose. Food & Beverage (FAB) incredible options such as loaded nachos and tacos.

Enjoy a mixed drink or cold brew with their amazing bone-in wings, too. Hours may vary throughout the week.

49ers bar No. 2: WATER TOWER KITCHEN

WTK offers an array of specialty cocktails for it guests. It sits in Campbell on 201 Orchard City Drive as their hours also vary throughout the week.

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Select one of their shareable options or choose one of their five salads. Their menu also features Jambalaya, Roasted Salmon and Blackened Chicken.

49ers bar No. 1: Rookies Sports Lodge

Here, there are two choices of venue. One at 1535 Meridian Avenue, Ste. 10, and the other in downtown San Jose at 99 First Street.

You can begin the outing with Fish Tacos, Skillet Nachos or Calamri among other selections. Then, select an entree such as a featured salad, hot or cold sandwiches, burgers or pizza.

Rookies is family-owned as it provides a "taste in New American Cuisine." They offer many beers on tap and their lists are available online, too.

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