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Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant

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1000 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121-3268 (Lincoln & Fulton Sts.)
+1 415-386-8439
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri 09:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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San Francisco, California
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's always enjoyable to stop here when heading to the beach for the day. Excellent service and the food is good. Lovely views'

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Thank Lucia C
sonoma county, ca
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely brunch overlooking the Pacific (we lucked out and had a window table). On the main floor are WPA murals telling stories of old San Francisco and a docent can tell some tales behind the people and places.

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Thank pinkpeacemaker
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyable views and comfortable patio make this a nice place for lunch on a sunny day. It is fun to share the patio with families, dogs, beach-goers and others. The food is standard bar fare. Service can be great or slow, but that is not the reason to go.The mural in the lobby from the 1930's is fun. Overall, a... More 

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chennai
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Another site that has good views and good food. Usually easy to park and access. The views and food are not as good as at Cliff House, but still a good choice if looking for a meal with a view.

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Thank pjv
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a first level outside dining area in the back that can be wonderful for lunch, particularly on cold clear crisp days in the winter. Their salads are good and their beers are interesting. The problem is the upstairs restaurant which can be quite pricey. I went there with my hubby to enjoy dinner and the sunset a... More 

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Thank Sheila F
Alberta
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We walked out because they stuck us beside the stairwell at the back even though there were several other empty table available. My wife and I are 60 year old professionals and not homeless bums. When I expressed my displeasure, they offered to move us. However, why stay in a place that doesn't want you. Went to Outerlands instead and... More 

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Campbell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very crowded popular spot, it was dark when we arrived from our walk out of Golden Gate Park so we chose the downstairs area. Sat at the bar and shared delicious appetizers. Mac and cheese - outstanding! Also great crab roll and calamari. It was a perfect end to our fun day in the Park. So glad this historic building... More 

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Tipton, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located at the west end of Golden Gate Park, and the second floor dining room overlooks Ocean Beach. The service was mediocre and so was the food, especially for this area. San Francisco is known for its sourdough bread, so if you're looking for clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl, look somewhere else (it's served everywhere).... More 

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Sacramento, California
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stopped here because we've seen this restaurant a hundred times when in San Francisco. The view was beautiful and the service was good, but I could barely eat my food. I had the Crab Cake Benny because I love crab benedict's. I couldn't finish it. My husband had the Ocean Beach Breakfast, and it was good. I wouldn't go... More 

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Thank Lillian S
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This was my second time going to beach chalet brewery and it was very good the steak was to die for and so was the sauce that came with it and I loved looking at the beach as I was eating

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121-3268
    (Lincoln & Fulton Sts.)
  • Public Transportation: The 5 Fulton stops at La Playa/Ocean Beach, just a few feet down the road, at the end of its line. The N Judah comes close at the end of its line and one can either walk or catch the 18 Bus that stops right in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Golden Gate Park
  • Neighbourhood: Golden Gate Park
  • Phone Number: +1 415-386-8439

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?