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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%
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“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 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 19 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

1  Thank Christina M
Reviewed 29 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

1  Thank Deshulma
Reviewed 28 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 25 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 14 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 11 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
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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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