The 7x7 St. Patrick’s Day Cross-Bay Beer Crawl

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Beer: It's the staple of one of our favorite holidays here at 7x7. In that spirit, we've drummed up the ultimate, seven-bar, seven-neighborhood St. Patrick’s Day beer crawl, inspired by Beer by BART. This cross-bay journey takes you through seven Bay Area neighborhoods, from Rockridge all the way through the Mission. And the best part? Every watering hole is accessible by BART, so you can sip with abandon without worrying about how to get home. So, grab your Clipper card and let the pint-in-hand shenanigans ensue!


Rockridge Station, Oakland — Barclay’s Restaurant & Pub 

Sip on a local brew while catching the first round of the NCAA Basketball tournament, which coincides perfectly with St. Patrick’s Day. Side note: this pub happens to be serving up Drake’s 7 x 70 IPA (close enough, okay?). 5940 College Avenue, Oakland (0.2 miles from station)

MacArthur Station, Oakland — Hog’s Apothecary

With 33 rotating “whistle-wetters” on tap, Hog’s Apothecary is our recommended MacArthur Station stop.  While beer is practically a meal itself, we recommend carbo-loading for the journey ahead with one of their delicious house sausages (and, of course, a side of lard-fried potato chips). 375 40th Street, Oakland (0.4 miles from station)

19th Street Station, Oakland — Lost and Found

A beer garden sans San Francisco’s fog? Yes, please! Lost and Found proudly offers 20 taps from predominantly local and independent breweries, making it the perfect final stop before heading through the transbay tube. 2040 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland (0.2 miles from station)

Embarcadero Station, SF — Royal Exchange & Schroeder’s Restaurant 

Every year the Royal Exchange and Schroeder’s Restaurant come together to throw a kick-ass St. Paddy’s Day block party on Front Street. Expect the works from corned beef hash to green beer. 301 Sacramento Street, Financial District (0.3 miles from station)

Montgomery Station, SF — The Irish Bank

It doesn’t get much more authentic than The Irish Bank. You can be sure Guinness will be flowing at this block party, where there is live entertainment scheduled from noon to midnight! 10 Mark Lane, Union Square (0.3 miles from station)

Powell Station, SF — Johnny Foley's Irish House

Regain your strength with an Irish coffee, and head down to the cellar to catch the infamous Dueling Pianos at Johnny Foley's Irish House. Be warned: audience participation is encouraged. 243 O'Farrell Street, Union Square (0.2 miles from station)

16th Street Station, SF — Phoenix Irish Bar

Grab a nightcap at Phoenix Irish Bar where the Irish whiskey runneth over. As far as grub goes, help yourself to a shepherd’s pie with Guinness gravy, or a heaping plate of bangers & mash. You’ve earned it. 811 Valencia Street, Mission (0.5 miles from station)

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