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Players Sports Grill & Arcade

A bright and energetic restaurant with 35+ HDTVs that broadcast 200+ sports channels, Players also serves up scrumptious Contemporary American fare and fresh seafood. Come for happy hour and cheer on your favorite teams while sipping one of the 15 brews on tap, or engage in friendly competition on the dozens of games at the arcade.

For a change of pace, make your way to the new Luau Lounge for breathtaking panoramic views of the Bay, including Alcatraz Island and the numerous sail boats. Luau Lounge is the city's only waterfront Tiki Bar, and serves a full menu along with fruity and refreshing Tiki-inspired cocktails! Aloha a la San Francisco!
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24 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
3.5 / 5
(Very Good) 3.5 / 5
(24 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 24 reviews
5 stars
(3)
4 stars
(10)
3 stars
(7)
2 stars
(3)
1 star
(1)
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3.5 / 5
(Very Good) 3.5 / 5
Ambiance 
3.2 / 5
(Very Good) 3.2 / 5
Noise Level
2.4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • good for groups(14)
  • kid-friendly(11)
  • great for lunch(4)
  • scenic view(4)
  • special occasion(4)
  • late-night find(3)
Players Sports Grill & Arcade Reviews List
Review 1 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2016
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2016
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 2 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2005
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Review 3 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/13/2015
 2008
Dined on 9/13/2015
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 9/13/2015
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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Review 4 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Holiday Party

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The team at Player were very accommodating to all my request in setting up our holiday party. Everyone that I came into contact with was very friendly and helpful. We had a successful and fun part"
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 5 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 11/28/2015
 2013
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Review 6 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/21/2015
 2012
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Review 7 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/13/2014
 2014
Dined on 12/13/2014
 2014
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/13/2014
 2014
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Review 8 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

very good Service

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The Service Guy with the Warriors Jersey was very friendly and helpful.
We have looked Thursday night game of the 49ers. The Players Grill is look good for football, and eat.
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Dined on 10/22/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 9 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great Waitress

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Our waitress Angelica was fantastic! We went for apps and drinks which was perfect. Great for a fun night out or place to start your night!"
Dined on 10/24/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 10 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Watching Carolina Panther's

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Searched for places to watch NFL live on week 1 Sunday. Had a little concern from some of the reviews we read but.....all in all it's a Sports Bar. Service could have been better and the food was bar quality but the Lite beer was cold. Manager lets us in early too pick out our spot and TV's which was nice. Think the large crowd for opening Sunday caught the management team a little off guard but they called in extra help and by second quarter things were running smoothly. I will return my next trip to San Francisco"
Dined on 9/13/2015
 2014
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot
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Review 11 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 7/24/2015
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
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Review 12 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/19/2015
 2012
Dined on 7/19/2015
 2012
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 7/19/2015
 2012
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Review 13 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 7/18/2014
 2008
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Review 14 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 7/03/2015
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, scenic view, kid-friendly
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Review 15 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/03/2015
 2013
Dined on 7/03/2015
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 7/03/2015
 2013
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Review 16 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/14/2015
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 17 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/06/2015
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 18 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Wild times at playa's

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Food and drinkswas good. Fun wild time . Place was off the hook during march madness. Agood game on every wall TV. Kids loved the game something for everyone. Only bad part was the issue with our credit card being swiped twice. The G.M.'s James and Matt took care it right away and took care of us too boot. Thanx Matt and James!!! See ya soon."
Dined on 4/04/2015
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 19 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

An energetic place, great for kids!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I picked this place because it was one of only a few restaurants that could accommodate a party of 14 family members, and because it had an arcade for the 3 children we'd have in our party and had chicken tenders on the menu, one kid's favorite. It is a sports-bar atmosphere with many big screens showing the current ballgames. The menu was surprisingly varied and had something for everyone, and the food and service was good. I liked it a lot but the downside is that it's very noisy and hard to have a conversation with your table-mates. If you are hosting a party night for a gaggle of 12 year olds, this is the perfect place. After eating, you can play typical arcade games or can walk around and enjoy the sights of Pier 39, lots of great stores and even a carousel."
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
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Review 20 for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Located right on Pier 39

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"We stopped in near closing time so the place was a little empty. It reminds me of an ESPN Zone with all the arcade. Plenty of TV'S if your looking to see a game while you eat. Your kids will have plenty to do. The food was above standard bar fair and reasonably priced for San Francisco."
Dined on 1/06/2015
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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Ratings-Only Reviews for Players Sports Grill & Arcade
Based on the average of (4) ratings-only reviews
Overall 
3.3 / 5
(Very Good) 3.3 / 5
2 out of 4 recommend this product
Food 
2.5 / 5
(Good) 2.5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3.3 / 5
(Very Good) 3.3 / 5
Noise Level
2.3 / 3
Energetic