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Johnny Foley's Irish House



243 O'Farrell St
San Francisco, CA 94102

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(415) 954-0777

  • Sun - Sat 11:30am - 1:30am

Cuisine: Bars, Irish Restaurants

View more restaurants at exit 2c b on I-80.


4.4 of 5.0 from 185 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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  • Ilya BГиннесс 4 из 5. Обстановка приятная.

    33333 by Ilya B


  • 板津 魁.Great place for a drink

    55555 by 板津 魁.


  • Pelired GDraft beer

    55555 by Pelired G


  • Christian D.Fun place, but during our last visit the live music was louder than is good for a conversation

    55555 by Christian D.


  • Andrew R.Guinness. What else?

    55555 by Andrew R.


  • Pollo MCreo que puede ser el mejor bar irlandés de San Francisco!!! Excelente barra y ambientación.

    55555 by Pollo M


  • Pelin Great location, beer and fish and chips 😊

    55555 by Pelin


  • Christian JBe there for dualing pianos!

    33333 by Christian J


  • Josh WentzDueling Piano Bar

    55555 by Josh Wentz


  • Emily PIncredible dancing and singing along with pianos. Karaoke with a crew. So much fun!

    55555 by Emily P


  • Natalia BHambúrguer delicioso e cerveja artesanal, para melhorar: um ambiente intimista.

    55555 by Natalia B


  • JJ EGreat Irish Stew!

    55555 by JJ E


  • Staff PicksCelebrate St. Paddy's Day at one of the best Irish bars in SF. With 3 different levels of fun, Johnny's is the perfect place to have those green pints and forget the week.

    55555 by Staff Picks


  • Gretchen AThe cottage pie and corned beef and cabbage were delicious. The sticky toffee pudding to die for!

    55555 by Gretchen A


  • Mikko CGreat place

    55555 by Mikko C


  • Roberto P.Try the "Home-made Veggie Burger"! Great place!

    55555 by Roberto P.


  • Deacon B.The food is good (not great), the Guinness is good (not great), the service was good (not great), and while their bar is great, their sound system is set so everyone has to yell.

    55555 by Deacon B.


  • Nathan KThey don't know how to play hotline bling by drake :(

    33333 by Nathan K


  • Grant LNo hotline bling...

    11111 by Grant L


  • Colin PThey dont play hotline bling

    22222 by Colin P


  • Thomas AGreat place!! they have a lot of types of beer, its the perfect choice to watch the Sunday Football games

    55555 by Thomas A


  • Pablo CLa mejor cerveza Irish 100% de SF. Perfecta .

    55555 by Pablo C


  • MarvinEnjoyed the piano bar music — it's always time for a pint!

    55555 by Marvin


  • Paul VEpic good service. The burger was fantastic. The portions are generous.

    55555 by Paul V


  • Martin H.The most expensive Guinness evvvvvvvvvvvvver lol

    33333 by Martin H.


  • Keith NFish n chips. Beer. Scotch.

    55555 by Keith N


  • Vlad JEuro style place. Different food than what you usually find in sf. I love it.

    55555 by Vlad J


  • Christopher SGreat service, nice bartenders. Good buffalo wings, great lamb mini-burgers, try the Kilkenny beer. Good live music after 9:30 p.m.

    55555 by Christopher S


  • Dana TThe Dueling Piano show here is freaking amazing.

    55555 by Dana T


  • Peter BadovinatzFood's good. Draught selection ok. Can be very noisy.

    55555 by Peter Badovinatz


  • Jordan F.Plenty of tourists and weak drinks. Definitely entertaining though

    33333 by Jordan F.


  • Alex PlutzerCool piano bar but long line. Drinks are meh

    55555 by Alex Plutzer


  • Shinal LakshmanGreat lunch menu and amazing service. They have a great selection of brews as well.

    55555 by Shinal Lakshman


  • Rodrigo CA good and dark beer

    55555 by Rodrigo C


  • Paul LFish and chips and a point Guinness, nothing better.

    55555 by Paul L


  • Caitlin F.Expensive.

    33333 by Caitlin F.


  • Sihak PThey have Guiness!!

    55555 by Sihak P


  • Cait G.Staying at the hotel Nikko went in for dinner i ordered the Corned Beef, it absolutely delicious! The staff was great too

    55555 by Cait G.


  • James TSong bidding is fierce. Less than $20 is a fantasy.

    55555 by James T


  • Brian LongtinWeird layout and high prices. Too Union Square touristy to go back to for me.

    55555 by Brian Longtin


  • Sergio Morilo R.Cool place, but the kitchen closes at 10pm. :(

    33333 by Sergio Morilo R.


  • Maddie JBloody Mary fixins are good but the drink not so much

    55555 by Maddie J


  • Brian DonohueWait staff is friendly, lots of authentic Irish beers. Great place for watching a game

    55555 by Brian Donohue


  • Jorge CAlways crowded, fried squid is awesome. Rest of the food is ok.

    55555 by Jorge C


  • Dennis Z.They won't let you in with food from elsewhere. They don't care if you just ate somewhere else and that's your leftovers, they won't let you in. Period.

    22222 by Dennis Z.


  • Ali A.live sing-a-long and comedic pianists. Always a fun night.

    55555 by Ali A.


  • Максим PХороший виски)

    55555 by Максим P


  • Justin DiSantoFish & chips was good. Nice bar atmosphere.

    55555 by Justin DiSanto


  • Kyle M.Don't bother with the calamari (I know...should have known) but the fish and chips were pretty ok.

    33333 by Kyle M.


  • Rich B.A good Irish bar for Tennessee whiskey

    55555 by Rich B.


  • M.Gokhan A.Piano duel nights are very amazing. Like a jukebox, give some money 1-5 USD, let them play what you want. If you give more money your wish can be first. I suggest Ray Charles whiskey cocktail.

    55555 by M.Gokhan A.


  • Vinicius CNice live music, reasonable prices, and great decoration.

    55555 by Vinicius C


  • Adam H.The dueling pianos are a blast!

    55555 by Adam H.


  • Brian S.Irish car bombs :-)

    55555 by Brian S.


  • Steve K.Fish and chips.

    55555 by Steve K.


  • Paul de HalléThe live music upstairs is great. But for a truly awesome night, head downstairs for the dueling pianos.

    55555 by Paul de Hallé


  • Jeff W.Great live music. No cover. FTW.

    55555 by Jeff W.


  • Patty C.Red Wine Braised Lamb Shank was delish! The proportion was smaller than expected though!

    55555 by Patty C.


  • Elena S.Best place in SF

    55555 by Elena S.


  • Alessandra RicciardiDuelo de pianos e comediantes... mto bom!!

    55555 by Alessandra Ricciardi


  • Борис KFish and chips is very tasty.

    55555 by Борис K


  • Todd C.Great pub - always a good time and great food!

    55555 by Todd C.


  • Samitsubhro B.Irish cream ale and lamb sliders are a must!

    55555 by Samitsubhro B.


  • Jag VGreat burgers. Stick to the American beers cause the imported stuff doesn't taste like how it should.

    55555 by Jag V


  • Cleyton F.Drink draft beers. Listen good music. Joplin was there.

    55555 by Cleyton F.


  • Cleyton F.Chicken wings are spicy

    55555 by Cleyton F.


  • Lily S.The service sucks a lot. They pretty much treat clients like shit.

    22222 by Lily S.


  • Ali A.Bring $5 and your favorite sing-a-long song request to the cellar on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night! (Free cover on Thursday at 8:30).

    55555 by Ali A.


  • Chris W.Bangers & mash are pretty darn good.

    55555 by Chris W.


  • Emilie A.Super cool ! Fun piano bar with great entertainment ! Must check it out !

    55555 by Emilie A.


  • GregTheir orange juice is the worst thing on earth, after the malaria.

    22222 by Greg


  • Justin S.Downstairs dueling pianos gets crazy

    55555 by Justin S.


  • Amber D.Prime rib is amazing!

    55555 by Amber D.


  • Kelly S.If you're Irish, have been to Ireland, or have every had good corned beef... Don't order it here. The corned beef was totally unseasoned and flavorless. Even covering it in salt didn't help save it.

    22222 by Kelly S.


  • Sarah R.Dueling pianos start at 930pm

    33333 by Sarah R.


  • Luis RDELGreat bands

    55555 by Luis RDEL


  • Christina S.Service was terrible, but they do know how to properly pour a guinness.

    22222 by Christina S.


  • Joseph B.They weren't really dueling pianos... they each played parts of songs, make jokes, and took full advantage of groups celebrating birthdays to draw the entertainment out to the endurance point.

    33333 by Joseph B.


  • jill l.Slooooooooooow service

    33333 by jill l.


  • Jose Mari A.Such a incredible place!! Go to the piano dueling at night. From 9:30 to 12:30!! Incredible!!

    55555 by Jose Mari A.


  • Madison W.One of the most fun pubs I've ever been too. Bartenders and dueling pianos create an awesome atmosphere and a great time. Tip piano players and bartenders. They deserve it!

    55555 by Madison W.


  • Judy N.Awesome piano bar; opens at 9:30p and it packed till closing!! Must-go. Request any song and enjoy!!

    55555 by Judy N.


  • Joe N.The grilled cheese is indeed tasty

    55555 by Joe N.


  • LifeIcing.com h.Great selection of draft beers and live music on weekends! It's a must visit

    55555 by LifeIcing.com h.


  • Marta K.Try the Calamari starter!

    55555 by Marta K.


  • Jessica H.Whiskey menu=thumbsup

    55555 by Jessica H.


  • Janet S.As a visitor here, it is OK. Nothing special.

    33333 by Janet S.


  • Joshua S.Go to the male pianist and request the girliest song you know. He will sing it.

    55555 by Joshua S.


  • Viral R.Guinness on tap! Nothing tops this !!!

    55555 by Viral R.


  • Manoel S.Good place.. and good atmosphere.. you can drink and to listen good songs

    55555 by Manoel S.


  • Michael D.This place has great food and great service. Try the corn beef and cabbage

    55555 by Michael D.


  • Anton O.Отлично. Нормальный бар, с неожиданным баттлом на роялях :)

    55555 by Anton O.


  • Tim P.Loved the Kilkenny Irish Beer.

    55555 by Tim P.


  • LisaThe dueling piano players can and will play anything. It is a great place to hang out any day of the week. Fun for all!

    55555 by Lisa


  • Brittany S.Absolutely disgusting crabcake. I didn't really think you could screw that up that badly.

    11111 by Brittany S.


  • Fabiam F.The piano dueling is really nice. Worth spend a night here for joy! Very funny and dynamic!

    55555 by Fabiam F.


  • Brent S.Great Irish Pub in San Francisco's Union Square. Cold Lagunita's on tap along with every Irish pub ale you can think of. This is the happening place if you downtown.

    55555 by Brent S.


  • James R.Perfect Guinness

    55555 by James R.


  • Antonio MGreat atmosphere here! Feels like an Irish pub.,, or at least an Irish pub you would find in Canada! :-)

    55555 by Antonio M


  • Dimitry H.Ce bar propose des battles de pianistes. Prévoyez de vous y rendre tôt c'est souvent blindé

    55555 by Dimitry H.


  • Danny NFantastic bar. Potato skins and chicken wigs are a great

    55555 by Danny N


  • Christian L.All the sports you need on four screens nice people and Lagunitas IPA on tap. What else can you ask for on a Sunday evening?

    55555 by Christian L.


  • Zach EBlack & Blue.

    55555 by Zach E


  • Niki DSteak and Mushroom Pie. The crust is amazing.

    55555 by Niki D


  • Danonki ABring your ID with you, as a tourist you might think its not necessary to show you're old enough to drink but, my best friends wife was asked for her ID and she's 35 BTW

    33333 by Danonki A


  • Andres P.Need to have a local brew, try Lagunitas IPA

    55555 by Andres P.


  • Alexander B.Wifi password: foleys98.

    55555 by Alexander B.


  • Johanna H.Vegetarian? This pub has an amazingly good veggie Irish stew. Really yummy.

    55555 by Johanna H.


  • Zack S.Food was ok. Waitress didn't come back and check on us for the entire time. Good for one time. Wouldn't come back.

    22222 by Zack S.


  • Jay F.Mushy peas weren't as bad as they sounded.

    22222 by Jay F.


  • DelzadBest mash potatoes iv ever eaten!

    55555 by Delzad


  • Ivan I.The perfect place for a European! 15 kinds of draft beer and real football on the TV!

    55555 by Ivan I.


  • Andrew G.No Pickle Back shots. Waaaaaah!

    22222 by Andrew G.


  • Ross H.Get the Redbreast 12y Irish Whiskey. Delicious!

    55555 by Ross H.


  • Cindy K.Great food Irish Beers are great

    55555 by Cindy K.


  • Nil L.Worst service I've had in the US so far. Really shit.

    33333 by Nil L.


  • Sheryl S.I've had less invasive bag checks by TSA.

    22222 by Sheryl S.


  • SF Weekly M.SF Weekly’s Best Of 2012 Winner – Editorial Pick – Best Time You Can Have with Drunken TouristsIt looks Irish, and it sounds Irish, but while you’re here you’re most likely to bump into Wisconsin..

    55555 by SF Weekly M.


  • Monica M.Best bangers in the goddamned world

    55555 by Monica M.


  • Andrey U.Not a good bar at all. Vomit all around the toilet, bad beer, and a lot of hate to tourists.

    22222 by Andrey U.


  • Mucho C.Stay away from the Jameson, drunkard. Just kidding. Enjoy.

    33333 by Mucho C.


  • David B.Get the Cottage Pie. It is fantastic!

    55555 by David B.


  • Sommer M.If you don't pay them enough for a song, they will play someone else who paid more. Don't waste your $$, tip well!

    22222 by Sommer M.


  • Udi B.Nice, but nothing like Denver's 'Sing Sing'

    33333 by Udi B.


  • Michael T.Food is good and the service is awesome!!!

    55555 by Michael T.


  • wheat kneeBoddingtons and curry fries!! Mmmmmm

    55555 by wheat knee


  • MeghanDualing pianos!!!!

    55555 by Meghan


  • John B.Lots a good beers on tap

    55555 by John B.


  • Tressa C.Who knew a panio bar could be so much FUN!

    55555 by Tressa C.


  • Kimberly P.The vegetarian stew is AMAZING!

    55555 by Kimberly P.


  • Andy H.Boxty Salmon Pizza. Don't leave without trying it.

    55555 by Andy H.


  • Ezequiel D.If you are here you MUST meet the Argentinian boys that come here often : )

    55555 by Ezequiel D.


  • eh?This place is also known as "the balding old guy from out of town bar."

    33333 by eh?


  • Donald W.I love the piano bar downstairs. My favorite spot. Get drinks early cause they fill up (4 of 4 petals via Fondu)

    55555 by Donald W.


  • Vito T.Big fan of the smoked salmon on boxty pancake. What a perfect fusion of flavors. Service was awesome.

    55555 by Vito T.


  • Carolyn S.I love the portrait of Bono, and laugh that they put Liam Neesom and JFK's portraits over the bathroom.

    55555 by Carolyn S.


  • Michael M.Try the Lamb Sliders - Almost actual size (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Michael M.


  • Caroline S.charming bartenders ever!

    55555 by Caroline S.


  • 99designsDueling piano bar downstairs features 2 pianists who know about every song you can imagine. Fill a song request form & they'll play it! Always a rowdy and epic time. - Kelly Inglis, Community Intern

    55555 by 99designs


  • Rodolfo Oliveira R.Excelente banda de rock'n roll!

    55555 by Rodolfo Oliveira R.


  • Scott M.Far too many engineers here.

    33333 by Scott M.


  • Joshua S.tons of talent. minimal cocaine.

    55555 by Joshua S.


  • Meghan R.You have to experience a night at the dueling piano bar. So entertaining!

    55555 by Meghan R.


  • Keegan Y.Dueling Pianos, 'nough said!

    55555 by Keegan Y.


  • Ezequiel D.Jager with red bull, best drink ever

    55555 by Ezequiel D.


  • Murray M.Don't bother with the curry. It is 100% lame.

    33333 by Murray M.


  • jaKa ADown a lagavulin for dessert.

    55555 by jaKa A


  • Jack H.Try an old Irish favorite: the "Broken Pint"

    55555 by Jack H.


  • Jack H.Where are the bitter women?

    33333 by Jack H.


  • DashaThe lamb sliders: GET THEM.

    55555 by Dasha


  • PhillyO L.Best pint of Guinness I've had in America. Food's delish as well, try the steak sandwich

    55555 by PhillyO L.


  • Murray M.Beware of Irish women at the bar. 3 drinks and Mr Hyde is your pal.

    33333 by Murray M.


  • Peter B.Great live music after 9.30 pm. Grab a seat and a Guiness and enjoy a great night out!

    55555 by Peter B.


  • LisaLove their cottage pie. But be careful!!!! Its lava hot!!!

    55555 by Lisa


  • Justin JBloody Mary is amazing! (spicy! Too)

    55555 by Justin J


  • Inger D.Great fish and chips!

    55555 by Inger D.


  • Gabriel S.It was my first time at a Dueling Piano bar -- holy fucking shit -- what the hell was that?

    33333 by Gabriel S.


  • Leonardo P."Don't Stop Believing" for the 38th time...

    33333 by Leonardo P.


  • Ashley J.Try the lamb sliders. Delish

    55555 by Ashley J.


  • Devon B.Not surprising for the area but, O V E R P R I C E D the service doesn't help, but I guess the ambiance is alright....

    55555 by Devon B.


  • The Corcoran GroupGet here early to score a great table in the cellar and enjoy a unique show of songs from every era, you’ll be laughing and dancing all night long.

    55555 by The Corcoran Group


  • Tod ASticklers for Id rejected mine because the 8 looked like a 9

    11111 by Tod A


  • Cheng Y.Live band on level 1, underground piano bar next door. Good vibes

    55555 by Cheng Y.


  • Hakim S.Try the apple gorgonzola salad.

    55555 by Hakim S.


  • Telisa K.Get here before 9pm to score a table.

    33333 by Telisa K.


  • Jennifer E.Buffalo wings are amazing! Yumm!

    55555 by Jennifer E.


  • Seana Y.Man it smells fishy in here.

    33333 by Seana Y.


  • Russ C.Dueling piano is awesome!

    55555 by Russ C.


  • Jeff M.Watch out for coke & BJs in JF's PB...

    33333 by Jeff M.


  • Patrick F.Service is horrible. Don't come here if you're looking for a good dining experience.

    33333 by Patrick F.


  • Christine W.Best fish & chips I've had.

    55555 by Christine W.


  • Amy H.Go downstairs to the piano bar!

    55555 by Amy H.


  • Sir Brian Mbangers and mash....with a guinness.

    55555 by Sir Brian M


  • Miguel Athe Guineas stew is now an item of the day and may not be available all the time. Great bloody mary's and lots of Irish beer on tap!

    55555 by Miguel A


  • Al S.Drink a Guinness.

    55555 by Al S.


  • Kirk P.Ask for the steak and mushroom pie. And their Irish bread pudding was heavenly

    55555 by Kirk P.


  • Eric JBeware of going here with dudes who like yeagerbombz

    33333 by Eric J


  • B DouglasCome here when the Back Pages are playing

    33333 by B Douglas


  • Jeannie H.Not thst impressive of a beer selection for an Irish pub, but awesomely lively atmosphere. Didn't order food this time but will def come again.

    55555 by Jeannie H.


  • Simon W.Onion rings are the best!

    55555 by Simon W.


  • Jake S.The Garlic fries are a must have!!

    55555 by Jake S.


  • Lora T.Their blue-cheese burger is the best! And they "probably" make the best Bloody Mary's in the City.

    55555 by Lora T.


  • Truman EGive Aindréas, (day time bartender), BIG tips!

    33333 by Truman E


  • Crystal H.Eat Fish & Chips

    55555 by Crystal H.


  • Ngoc N.You gotta to try their Bloody Mary.

    55555 by Ngoc N.


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