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The Monk's Kettle

Not Rated.
The Monk's KettleThe Monk's Kettle
BA SCORE
97
world-class

92 Ratings
Ratings: 92
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 8.82%
Taps: 24
Bottles: 180
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

3141 16th St
San Francisco, California, 94103-3334
United States
phone: (415) 865-9523

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @monkskettle

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(Place added by: NikStique on 12-07-2007)
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

md655321, Mar 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

throwback, Feb 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

jaydoc, Feb 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Jvrdz24, Feb 18, 2014
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4.58/5  rDev +3.6%

I spent a good 6 hours last week at The Monk's Kettle with a few friends.

We were impressed with the selection of both bottled & draft beers and Pliny The Elder on tap didn't hurt.

The whole group ordered burgers, they were absolutely fantastic.

I was only in town for a few days, otherwise I'd have gone back to The Monk's Kettle again, great service, very good selection & fantastic food.

A bit pricey but definitely worth stopping by.

HeyHayward, Dec 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Hellpop65, Nov 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

leprakhan, Nov 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

davegray, Nov 14, 2013
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4.55/5  rDev +2.9%

Atmosphere- This place is gorgeous; reminiscent of an old European tavern. Lots of wood, warm and aged. The bar is long and narrow, and the booths can accommodate 4 people comfortably. Thus, for a small group, this bar is perfect. I imagine, however, that the floorplan is not ideal for a large group of friends. On my visit, I was there with 3 others, and for us, it was perfect. We were surrounded by all things beer and it was wonderful.

Quality- Everything was clean; glassware, draught lines, etc. The place reeked of quality. Not in the sterile hospital way; but more like a business owner is passionate about what he/she does.

Service- Despite the place being packed, our service was exceptionally prompt and friendly. Food came out surprisingly quick, as did the beers. The servers didn't seem to have any issue running samples from the bar to our table either. This was hands-down some of the best service I have ever had in a beer bar.

Selection- While they don't have the largest selection (by count), their selection of beer was clearly well-thought-out. The beer menu was just packed with gems, and covered the gamut of styles. Despite the small selection, I still managed to feel like I was in beer heaven!

Food- The food was fantastic. Honestly, I can't even remember what we had, but we did enjoy several dishes, and I recall raving about it.... I guess this is telling as to how "good" of a night it was!

Value- This place is somewhat expensive. But as a tourist, it was certainly worth the money. Would definitely go back if in San Francisco again!

jgasparine, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.5%

AngusOg, Oct 09, 2013
The Monk's Kettle in San Francisco, CA
97 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.