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The Monk's Kettle

$$ - $$$American, ,
3141 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3334
+1 415-865-9523
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (13 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“fried pickles” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3141 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3334
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Nice bar with cozy atmosphere and great selection of beers. Apetizers are also very good. Very friendly staff.

Thank Karin O
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Oh my goodness, did I love the Monk's kettle. The atmosphere was electric, the burgers were big and so delicious and the draft beer on a warm day made us very happy. It was busy but we managed to get a table in a few...More

Thank RPK89
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Selected this as a lunch spot just to have A burger and a beer. This went a little bit over-the-top. I sat at the bar and both of the bartenders were very friendly and the service was efficient but not rushed. They have a great...More

Thank bert j
Reviewed 12 August 2017

As this restaurant is specialized in beers, I was expecting something amazing. They had indeed more than 100 different beers. The two I ordered were served warm. In addition, the waitress had no idea on the beers she was selling. Besides of that I ordered...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

All good comments here are completely true. I order the following drinks: the Avant garden 7% and Abt 12% plus some macaroni with lobster. Staff is fun, polite and very helpful. We watched the San Francisco game with other fellows and the environment turn really...More

Thank Rodolfo R
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Went in while exploring venues on the way to a ballgame. Enjoyable conversation with a knowledgeable barkeep wearing a cool River Cats baseball tee. Excellent food paired with a solid selection of drafts. Highly recommend. Good value.

Thank George S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 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 1 May 2017 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
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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, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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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