Best Dollar Deals in San Francisco

Whether you've recently been laid off or have always been cheap, getting stuffed or wasted for a handful of Washingtons is deeply satisfying--we know because we've tracked down the best dollar deals in San Francisco. Your $1 won't get you anything but dirty looks if you don't know where to go, but we will spare you that embarrassment with our suggestions for the best $1 deals in the city, and while we were at it, the better $2 bargains too--you know, for when you really want to make it rain. Happy buck hunting!

Updated: July 09, 2010

SF's Best Dollar Deals: Tacos


El Toro

598 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Mission - Mon-Fri 3pm-5pm - $1 tacos, $2 beers


Andalu

3198 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Mission - Tuesday - $1 ahi tacos


The Blue Light

1979 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123

Marina - Tuesday - $1 tacos, $2 Coronas


Nick's Crispy Taco's

1500 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94109

Russian Hill - Tuesday 5pm-9pm - $2 tacos, chips and guacamole, quesadilla


Under Dog Sports Bar & Grill

1824 Irving, San Francisco, CA 94122

Outer Sunset - Mon-Fri 4:30-6pm $1 street tacos $2 Tecate; Tuesday 5pm-10pm - $1 street tacos; Friday 6-6:30pm $0.50 margaritas!


Pancho Villa Taqueria

3071 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Mission - Mon-Fri 3pm-5pm - $1 tacos, $2 beers


SF's Best Dollar Deals: Oysters


District Wine Lounge

216 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107

SoMa - Mon-Fri 4pm-6pm, Saturday 5pm-7pm - $1 oysters (by the half dozen)


B Restaurant And Bar

720 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94107

SoMa - Tue-Fri 4:00pm-7:30pm - $1 oysters


Waterbar

399 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105

Embarcadero - Mon-Fri 11:30am-6pm - $1 oysters


Hog Island Oyster Co

1 Ferry Plz, San Francisco, CA 94111

Embarcadero - Monday and Thursday 5pm-7pm - $1 oysters


Woodhouse Fish Co

2073 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114

Castro and Pacific Heights - Tuesday 4pm-9:30pm - $1 oysters


Sotto Mare Oysteria & Fresh Seafood Restaurant

552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133

North Beach - Daily - West Coast oysters for $1.50


Sushi Delight

1946 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Hayes Valley - Mon-Fri 5pm-7pm - $1 oysters, $2 California roll


EOS restaurant and wine bar

901 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Cole Valley - Sun-Thu 5:30pm-7pm - $1 oysters


Elite Cafe

2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115

Pacific Heights - Mon-Fri 4pm-6pm - $1 oysters


Zuppa

564 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94107

SoMa - Mon-Fri 5pm-7pm (and before/after Giants games) - $0.50 oysters


SF's Best Dollar Deals: Random Grub


Gold Club

650 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94105

SoMa - Friday 11:30am-2pm - free lunch buffet


Wing Lee Bakery

503 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118

Inner Richmond - Daily - $1.50/3 pieces of dim sum


SF's Best Dollar Deals: Drinks


Madrone Art Bar

500 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117

NoPa - Daily 4pm-8pm $2 PBRs; Tuesday - $2 Red Stripes


Wish

1539 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103

SoMa - Mon-Fri 5pm-8pm - $2 beers


Bean Bag Coffee House

601 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117

NoPa - Daily 3pm-close - $1.90 microbrews


Uva Enoteca

568 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Lower Haight - Sun-Thu 5pm-6:30pm - $1.50 Peronis


Lalola Bar De Tapas

1358 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94133

Nob Hill - Mon-Fri 5:30pm-6:30pm - $2 sangria


Elbo Room

647 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Mission - Daily 5pm-9pm - $2 beers


Park Chalet Garden Restaurant

1000 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121

Ocean Beach - Monday 5pm-9pm - $2 pints


City Tavern

3200 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94123

Marina - Tuesday - $2 beers and bar bites (cheeseburger, wings, fries, Caesar salad, crab cakes, etc.)


901 Columbus Caffe

901 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

North Beach - Daily 5pm-10pm - $1.50 drafts


540 Club

540 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118

Inner Richmond - Monday 10pm-12am - $1 well drinks; Tuesday - 10pm-12am - $2 well drinks


Sellers Markets Inc

721 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Financial District - Thursday 3pm-6pm - $2 drafts


Three Parkside

1600 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Potrero Hill - Monday all day - $1 Olympia beer


Kyoto Sushi

1233 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109

Polk Gulch - Everyday - $1 Sapporo drafts


Kennedy's Irish Pub Curry House

1040 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

North Beach - 5pm-7pm, 11-11:30pm everyday - $2 Guinness pints


Rn74

301 Mission St (Millenium Tower), San Francisco, CA 94105

SoMa - Daily 10pm-close - $1 shot of Fernet