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Church Key

Not Rated.
Church KeyChurch Key

24 Ratings
Ratings: 24
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 8.71%
Taps: 10
Bottles: 75
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1402 Grant Ave
San Francisco, California, 94133-3304
United States
phone: (415) 963-1713

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(Place added by: funkmaster229 on 12-11-2008)
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Reviews by mactrail:
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4.3/5  rDev +7%

A great small place in North Beach not far from the Rogue Ales taproom. Very knowledgeable bartender, friendly, full of information, happy to provide samples. Poured both of us samples of Ovila from bottle opened to try. Number of taps varies from 7-10 but there are lots or interesting bottles which many people were trying. Taps included Green Flash IPA, Nogne, Stone 15th, Firestone Double Barrel, Alaska Summer, a German Hefe, and Ephemere Cassis.

Interesting changing music selection from the Mac laptop. Friendly folks. One lady brought in a couple of Surly Furious cans as a gift to the bartender. Not crowded early on a Saturday evening, jammed on Friday.

Makes a good stop if you're hiking up to Coit Tower. Easy to get here from downtown or Fisherman's Wharf on frequent 30 trolley coach line or the big 6X bus, or the 41 and 45, all running every few minutes.

09-04-2011 05:40:12 | More by mactrail
More User Reviews:
Photo of little_star


4/5  rDev -0.5%

08-16-2014 02:45:37 | More by little_star
Photo of MOVERTON1284


3.14/5  rDev -21.9%

This place is very hard to find, no signage just a key. The crowd was not what I had in mind, and the place was very empty. They did not have much on draft, mostly bottles that were overpriced IMO. There are much cooler places to visit in San Francisco IMO.

08-07-2014 14:54:00 | More by MOVERTON1284
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-26-2014 22:13:46 | More by JMS1512
Photo of briang01


4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-17-2014 15:07:14 | More by briang01
Photo of thewimperoo


4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-30-2014 16:52:58 | More by thewimperoo
Photo of portia99


4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-29-2014 23:17:50 | More by portia99
Photo of HookerBrews


4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

01-14-2014 14:26:04 | More by HookerBrews
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

11-18-2013 22:25:47 | More by dcloeren
Photo of dirtylou


3.99/5  rDev -0.7%

This was my 2nd attempt (a few years in between) and stopping by the Church Key while in the charming North Beach region of SF. This time the place was actually open and in existence (not sure what happened that previous night...)

Cool place - small, split level bar that is high on cozyness no matter where you are. Tap selection was small - maybe only 8 or so beers, though it looked like the number was usually a little higher (empty spots on the board). Still, there were good choices to be had and my ruination hit the spot.

Pretty cool neighborhood spot - not one to got out of the way for, but if dining down in North Beach and in need of a pint (and dont feel like going to la trappe or rogue), here is another good option.

07-09-2013 00:33:56 | More by dirtylou
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Church Key in San Francisco, CA
90 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.