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Southpaw BBQ & Southern Cooking

2170 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1247
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good45%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pulled pork” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2170 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1247
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We went to Southpaw mainly for the craft beer, but were blown away by the food. The neighborhood was not for everyone, but the restaurant was excellent. Portions were generous and staff were very friendly and informative (as we haven't had too much authentic BBQ)....More

Thank Doogie59
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Believe it or not, a lot of this food would fly in the south and I mean that as a compliment. Good flava and service.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Good BBQ spare ribs. Excellent kale salad. Home cut fries were also very good. Great atmosphere. Quick and friendly service - - ate at the bar. Eclectic and rough area.

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A casual dinner with friends took us here. Top-notch quality flavor, portion size and super friendly staff. The brisket was smoky with a nice smoke ring, for my sides I went with the classic macaroni and cheese and grits. The grits cakes werevakso a tabked...More

Thank FVStrona
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Family visit looking for the best BBQ place in town. Enthusiastic local recommendations led us here. Great service, brilliant ribs, wings, pulled pork and corn and a truly superb set of cocktails. All southern style, dripping with taste (and not a small amount of spice...More

Thank GastronomicusNZ
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice relaxed venue with some awesome dishes like ribs, salmon and chicken salads. Highly recommended!

Thank David J
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My friend took me here for dinner, since we are both from the South, and he figured I hadn't had Southern food for a while. The food was good, although out of my normal price range, so it was nice that my friend was treating....More

Thank Blaize S
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Epic Bbq. All dishes amazing. Definently recommend this place. Great food and they even brew their own beer!

Thank Aza123182
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We are enjoying a large, family, get together in San Francisco, but often find it difficult to choose a restaurant that we all like and can cater for a group of 10. Southpaw BBQ and Southern Cooking met all criteria. If you like BBQ, especially...More

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The food here is really good, very decent servings, I shared a plate of ribs and a few sides with my husband and we didn't get through it all. The staff are lovely too, we had a great chat at the bar with one of...More

Thank Bek S
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2170 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1247
    (18th St)
  • Public Transportation: Mission & 18th: Bus Lines 33,49 Mission & 16th: Bus Lines (14,22,49), MUNI, BART
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
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