Willy’s Second Base Bar and Grill

Willy’s Second Base Bar & Grill

Willy's Bar and Grill

Willy's is a friendly place for food and drink.

One of the longstanding expat bars in Tainan, Willy’s Bar & Grill brings in customers for both eating and drinking. This establishment was started by former LA Dodger pitcher Steve Wilson, but he has since moved on to other venues and it’s under new management (two foreigners named Andy and Alun). Steve left behind a good sports bar with a reputation for authentic American-style bar and grill food, and the clientele just keep on coming.

Willy’s has a where everybody knows your name feel to it. There’s a long, spacious bar where people can spread out, eat their food and chat with their neighbors without the music volume being a problem. People meet and greet and expect to be able to chat openly with those around them. There’s also large booth seating if you come with a crowd. It’s a sports bar, and various games are on the TVs, but the screens around the bar are not large and there’s no sports memorabilia on the wall, so you don’t have to think of it as a sports bar. They do have a large screen TV, a pool table, foosball,  a dart board, and wireless internet.

Willy’s really hits home with its food. It has decent burgers, very good Tex-Mex and probably the best pizza in town. It also offers pasta dishes, salads, vegetarian food, Taiwanese standards and food from the grill. It stocks a full bar and offers Boddington’s, Kronenbourg, Stella Artois, Heinenken, and Carlsburg on tap.

Happy hour is daily from 6pm to 8pm, during which full pints of Stella go for NT$120 and Carlsburg go for NT$99. Thursday nights are pub trivia nights. Fridays have specials on shooters.

Willy’s is a little away from central downtown, but it’s convenient to Anping, the southern part of the city, and the Tayih Landis Hotel.

Hours: Open Tuesday to Sunday from 6pm – whenever.

Phone: (06) 2911050

Location No. 321, Sec. 2 Jiankang Road (健慷路), South District, Tainan City.

10 Responses to “Willy’s Second Base Bar and Grill”
  1. wow, gorgeous overhaul and continuously great postings!

  2. alun says:

    now open 7 days a week 6 till 1. I’ve put up flat screens around the bar for better viewing and have expanded so we can now have larger groups.

  3. Keith Gray says:

    Hi. Do you show any NFL or MLB games.

  4. Dent Follweiler says:

    Does Willy’s accept major credit cards or cash only? Is Willy’s open on Monday AM 2-6 and will they be showing NFL Super Bowl 2012?

  5. Leo says:

    Great food, great service, very nice and friendly staff from the bosses to the chefs, waiters and waitresses. Best pizza in Tainan (better than Dominos, Pizza Hut or any of the other competitors)!

  6. Jon says:

    Unless I got your address wrong (321 jiankang) your closed shutters tell me you are closed Sundays. Seems strange for a sports bar not to be open when most sports are on.
    If you could update the opening info above it might save people trying to go on Sunday and being disappointed.

    • tainancity says:

      Willy’s is under new ownership, and I haven’t been in a long while, so take any information on this page loosely. That said, I have driven by on Sunday evenings recently and it was open.

  7. Laila says:

    The food is not nice at all!

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