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The Monk's Kettle

3141 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3334
+1 415-865-9523
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3141 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3334
Neighbourhood: Mission District
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like beer: Go there! The staff was super friendly. The atmosphere chilled and relaxed. One beer is around $10.

Thank Maximilian K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent craft beers and good snacks. Decent service from staff and interesting decoration anf ambience.

Thank majormotoko
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

.....oh and Pliny the Elder on tap!! Had a great time, great atmosphere and we felt very welcomed for first time visitors.

Thank CrazyCanuck_66
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Frozen fries, pre-cooked mussels, poor quality bread, bad sauces, empty bone marrow. Terrible food. Service decent

Thank Aaron2020
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Went by on a weekday night. Crowded, but got a table (3) fairly quickly since we were eating dinner. Everyone was helpful and friendly. The beer menu has something for everyone (we headed for the Belgian beers) which are pricey, but Hey, this is SF...More

Thank plasmablip
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was loud but intimate and the beer selection was diverse. The staff was friendly and attentive without being pushy and if I was not leaving tomorrow, I would come back! The lobster Mac and cheese was phenomenal! Do not skip it if you...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

A great find in the Mission District! Not just a place to satisfy your yearning for a multitude of unique craft beers, but this cozy, fun place also has an excellent, diverse menu under the supervision of a new executive chef. My husband and I...More

Thank Deshulma
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Last day of an eight day vacation in Sonoma/San Francisco around 4:30 pm we needed a welcoming place to have a good beer and a late lunch. We were met by a knowledgeable and very friendly bartender. We had a local salad and a chick...More

Thank GarfinkelFamily
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Met a friend here for afternoon drinks. It was busy but the staff was exceptionally friendly and got us a table. The beer selection was fantastic and the food was good. The atmosphere was laid back and casual. Bartender was able to make recommendations based...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

They have an extensive beer list and great service. The food is just mediocre, however. We don't recommend the fried pickles.

Thank travelingr0cks
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3141 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3334
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-865-9523
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