Merchant's Saloon

Row 1

401 2nd St (Franklin)
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 465-8032
Dive Bar
Mon–Fri: 7:00 AM–2:00 AM Sat–Sun: Noon–2:00 AM

Foursquare Tips

  • This is what Oakland's all about!
  • Diveiest dive I've ever seen. Fucking win.
  • A whiskey neat + a whiskey ginger = 6 bucks. What.
  • It's a dive bar. Cheap drinks and interesting people watching.
  • Cash only, love the pours and love the ambience. Billiard table ain't that hot, though.
  • Best bar, everyone is welcomed :)
  • "Hemoroids, the gay speed bump"...
  • Dive bar they have it nailed. Credit card payment and juke box not working, bartenders arbitrarily making up drink prices, random shit sporadically happening. It is what it is.
  • Come from 7am to 10am for morning specials daily
  • Best Dive in JLS!
  • Great place with cheap drinks... very busy spot!
  • Awesome place with a good beer selection.
  • Such cheap drinks!
  • Biggest dive in the bay area.
  • Awesome dive bar
  • Tap beers. ..tap cider is great! Great liquor selection. .. tvs.. karaoke. .. love music. .djs awesome bartenders! Sam Tina melissa sasha zhiva. ..McGinty!
  • Stop whining. It's not that dirty. It's Oakland.
  • My favorite dump. The Dive of Dives.
  • Awesome dive bar! Got to see a love triangle come to a head.
  • Bartenders are more drunk than the patrons.