Hours: Daily noon-1 a.m.
If you're into garage rock, metal, or country, Thee Parkside is the place to hang your hat. The bar is known for drawing a who's-who in the San Francisco independent music scene (label owners, poster makers, photographers, and the like), thanks to the owner's friendly associations, ample parking, and Cheers-like atmosphere. Regulars can be found enjoying a burger and fries at the bar, or playing ping-pong in the outdoor patio out back. The San Francisco Indie-Mart is also held once a month at Thee Parkside.