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Zeitgeist

ZeitgeistZeitgeist

Taps: 48 / Bottles: -
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

48 Ratings
Ratings: 48
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 7.13%
$$ - reasonable


[ Bar, Eatery ]

199 Valencia St
San Francisco, California, 94103-1117
United States
phone: (415) 255-7505

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @zeitgeistsf

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(Place added by: noob)
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rikatine

New York

4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $

We really enjoyed our visit to Zeitgeist. We started out our day here around noontime on Thursday. There were only a couple of people at the bar, and a few small groups outside. It was a gorgeous sunny day. They had a very nice tap list while we were there, and a nice selection of stuff we did not see elsewhere in our six day beer tour of SF and points north.

The bartender was friendly and knowledgeable about the beer, and offered us a taste to help us decide what we wanted to order. We were interested in local beers that we could not get at home, and we were not disappointed.

Decided to move outside, and enjoy the sun and the outdoor space. If we didn't have many more stops to make we could have hung out here all day. Didn't get to eat, but the stuff people were bringing out looked good. If is self service here, but that is fine with us. No waitress to deal with etc.

Used the bathroom off the outdoor space, and it was unbelievably new and modern and clean.

Glad we put this place on our "must do" list. Would not have wanted to miss it. It was very easy to get here using the Muni system.

05-16-2012 00:12:42 | More by rikatine
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flexabull

California

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | $$$

After a long morning walk through the streets of San Francisco, I found myself near the Toronado which wasn't opened yet, so I continued on a few more blocks to the Zeitgeist. I had actually heard about it online in an article about great dive bars in SF, and when I saw that they also served excellent beers, I decided to start my day here.

Really a cool place, black walls, long bar, games and a small kitchen in the back. And behind the bar is a door to the outside beer garden, which is large, with quite a few benches and turned out to be a great place to sip my beer while soaking up the great weather.

Quality and selection were both top notch. The beer board had a wide variety of excellent brews. I really liked how they list beers by style instead of brewery. I was looking for an IPA, and I noticed Double Tap from Berryessa, so I enjoyed a pint outside.

Service was fine. The bartenders and patrons were buzzing about a crack head lady that had just left right after I entered. But she acknowledged me fairly quickly, and served me.

Prices were slightly high, but not bad for SF.

Overall, this place was great. I definitely will come back. You have to love edgy grimy dive bars though to really appreciate this place.

09-02-2013 04:54:37 | More by flexabull
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Zeitgeist in San Francisco, CA
91 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.