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Mikkeller Bar

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Mikkeller BarMikkeller Bar
BA SCORE
97
world-class

91 Ratings
Ratings: 91
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: n/a
Taps: 40
Bottles: 5
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

34 Mason St
San Francisco, California, 94102-2806
United States
phone: (415) 984-0279

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @mikkellerbarsf

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Reviews by orangesol:
Photo of orangesol
4.33/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Stopped in here for dinner last night, had some pretty high expectations for this place after hearing such great things over the last few months. Atmosphere was hopping. People all over the bar area enjoying themselves, we lucked into a table so we got seated really quickly, it got really busy over the course of our visit. Service was a little hit or miss. Our first guy was good but then he completely disappeared and we then were served by another guy who was stretched pretty thin and only came around once or twice. Quality was as I expected it would be, top notch. Selection was awesome. Tons of beers on-tap, all served at the correct temperatures, and a top notch bottle list to accompany it. I was able to get a Double Chocolate Bomb! on cask from Prairie that was left over from the night before and then I got a bottle off the list, great all around. Food was really good, I just wish there were a few more options. Prices were definitely high across the board so be prepared to pay a premium. Overall an awesome beer bar, albeit a pricey one. I would definitely return next time I am in town.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Dangladpb
4.59/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.38/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of BenHesk12
3.9/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Mikkeller is a super-hip beer bar and eatery in the tenderloin/market street area of SF. The atmosphere is low-light, very loud, and always crowded. The selection of beer is good but pricey. On my first visit I had a $10 10z to OL beer which was amazing, and a $6 Mikkeller IPA which was good. I had the pork sandwich which was smokey and delicious. If you want to pay top dollar for a big city vibe bar, this is the right place. If you want to enjoy multiple beers and food be prepared to spend at least $50 per person. The crowds and price will prevent me from coming here more than a few times a year, but if youre in the area it might be exactly what you're looking for.

Photo of ronin926
4.51/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of Fogindex
4.48/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of MichaelLamb
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Bwagner1122
4.46/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of HardyA
5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of bobbyhands
4.68/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Kishanti
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of cletusdog
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of dwagner003
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of SeeingMeansMore
3.93/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of JonahNW
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Rad bar. Great design, good food, amazing tap-list, and the sour room downstairs is excellent. You pay for all this niceness, of course, sometimes to extreme degrees: I spotted three 750 ml bottles of 1998 3F Geuze in the sour-room fridge a couple months ago, going for $150 a pop ... which crazily almost kinda-sorta seemed reasonable, but I've gone off the geuze deep end.

Photo of smakawhat
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Just out of the Financial District bordering the Tenderloin sits the Mikkeller Bar in a very unassuming spot.

Inside is very large, with a good sized taplist that features a good amount of Mikkeller products, and some other interesting items as well. Cellarmaker beers can be found here as well sometimes, and some other other local offerings such as Magnolia.

Great attentive service, with a full decent kitchen. May not have the great amazing beers on tap but pretty close though, and the bottle list is fairly solid as well too. A good worthy stop.

Photo of PaleAleWalt
5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Flabbyjandro
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Two40addict
4/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of MonkeyKnfeFight
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Bacon wrapped mini hot dogs.

Photo of t2grogan
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of cmo805
5/5  rDev +13.1%

THE SOUR ROOM BELOW IS THE SHIT!!!! ONE OF MY FAVORITE BARS WHEN IN TOWN. ALWAYS SURPRISING ME WITH A GOOD SELECTION.

Photo of lambtron
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Great selection of beer that rotates daily. They serve beer by the temperature. Relaxed casual atmosphere and knowledgeable staff. Sometimes it can be hard to find a seat.

Photo of Gavage
4.6/5  rDev +4.1%

The atmopshere here is a bit dark, despite the light woods and brick walls. Definte warehouse feel here. A U-shaped bar seats about 20. Some tables and benches are available for dining. There was about 40 beers on draft and a decent number of bottles. The beers I had over two trips were all fresh and tasty. Service was mellow which fit the vibe of the place.

Photo of tazzman
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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Mikkeller Bar in San Francisco, CA
97 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.