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The Monk's Kettle

) #493 of 4,453 Restaurants in San Francisco $$ - $$$ American, ,
3141 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3334
+1 415-865-9523
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3141 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3334
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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
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stopped here for the extensive beer list, but was pleasantly surprised by how good the food was too. The servers were extremely nice and the outside seating was great.

Thank MicheleFaith
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Found this joint whilst walking around Mission Dolores, decided to stop in. While a little on the pricey side, the food was great, the staff was exceedingly helpful and attentive (including the guy who I assume is the owner/manager), and the beer selection covered many...More

1  Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

fairly crowded spot for a reason! the food was excellent and great service right at the bar. bartender was extremely knowledgeable about the beers and made superb suggestions based on patron tastes. personally, the ABT was the best! portions are spot on for the food...More

Thank travelG74
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We just happened to be in the area and needed to feed the family. Very friendly and helpful service with an interesting selection on the menu. All of the food was cooked to perfection and some dishes I'd never had before. Try the Fried Pickles...More

Thank Sapper909
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Great place for an extraordinary list of beers and food not to bad either. Enjoyed a good few hours sipping some wonderful brews I can't find other places. Especially liked the Scottish Rye beer. Staff was friendly too!Will be back.

Thank sffoodcritic007
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We wanted to find a casual place to eat within walking distance. This was it! Fantastic. Light food to share. Bowl of marinated olives and fennel for starters was delicious. Charcuterie plate was fantastic and steamed mussels in beer also very good. They have a...More

Thank DianeY204
Reviewed 16 May 2016

It was packed when we got there just after 6pm on a Tuesday evening. Great vibe. We ended up sitting at the bar as we were not sure if we were staying for dinner as well. Great selection of beers (mostly over 5% alcohol) and...More

Thank perthian
Mission District
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foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
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make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
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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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