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Rogue Ales Public House

$$ - $$$
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
American, Bar, Pub
As featured in Great place for a walk
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North Beach, 673 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-362-7880
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

awesome range of beers served by knowledgeable staff,great location,Food was fantastic basic barfood but quick service and tasty

Thank krazykev
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Always a 'go to stop' for me in SF! It's a gritty, no nonsense tavern but you go because of the beer - a southern outpost for Rogue with a full board worth of pours (always including guest taps). Arrived around 9 PM and kitchen was closed ...ugghh ...bartender told me to grabbed some slices at Tony's down the street... More 

Thank AlohaBoston
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was traveling for work and met friends at Rogue's. The beer selection is great, and the bartender was super friendly. It was pretty busy when I got there (about 5 pm on a Saturday), and the bartender moved quickly and made a point of making eye contact, giving suggestions and letting others waiting in line know that he'd be... More 

Thank Jessica S
Los Angeles, California
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I like this place and try to visit it every time that I am in the area. Great beer selection, friendly and attentive staff, and a great area to explore.

Thank mike m
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

If you need a quick break or wanna meet up with a friend this is a great go-to spot. It's easy and almost everyone in SF knows how to get here. It's also in the North Beach area which is a tourist trap but it's warm and feels like home kinda environment. PRO TIP: Drinks and food is cheap outside... More 

Thank Miguel E
Miami, Florida
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband and I were in town for SF beer week. We stopped in to Rogue Ales with a preconceived notion that all they made was ok beer with crazy names and I am happy to say that we were wrong. This place was amazing and had quite a variety of fantastically great beer. We had several flights of beer... More 

Thank Victoria C
Orlando, FL
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

With kids and a teenager, we came here as much for the food as for the beer. The smokehouse burger was awesome, and all the other food was too. The kids got the homemade root beer, which had a too-strong taste. I got the "Rogue Beer Float" with chocolate stout. Even though I'm a fan of stouts, this one was... More 

Thank emory2001
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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492 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

8 bucks for 12 oz beer?? Great selection, and rogue beers are great...but come on! Food menu is also very limited Nice interior though

Thank ilovecorndogs
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

If you are a fan of craft beers then this is the place for you. Hubby was in his element and we visited several times during our stay in San Francisco. The bartenders were friendly and helpful and if you couldn’t make your mind up they were happy to provide tasters of the beers. The place also serves food but... More 

Thank Andrea D
Apopka, Florida
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a few beers after a day of sightseeing. Very good craft beers however the menu doesn't have descriptions and only has the name of the beer so you need to be willing to be adventurous! The different beers we tried were all very good! Fun place to stop and try some local beers!

Thank Jenna1226

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Beach, 673 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-362-7880
40 Multi-Tap | Wine | Spirits | Bathroom ToursThis southernmost outpost of the Rogue Nation opened August 26, 2003. It is located in the heart of San Francisco's fabled North Beach neighborhood (at the intersection of Powell and Union, across from Washington Square Park), between Chinatown and Fisherman's Wharf. Formerly Mel's Steakhouse and Little Cities. Outside seating and 40 taps.

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Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighbourhood home.
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