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Toronado

Not Rated.
ToronadoToronado
BA SCORE
95
world-class

376 Ratings
Ratings: 376
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 13.08%
Taps: 43
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar ]

547 Haight St
San Francisco, California, 94117-3406
United States
phone: (415) 863-2276

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Reviews by AdamBear:
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -19.9%

Atmosphere: a really dark and smaller place that smells like stale beer. its really crowded inside, though its at least large enough that finding a seat won't be too difficult if you don't bring too many friends.

Selection: near perfect. they have a large bottle list of belgians and a really large tap list of good and rare beers. various russian river beers as well as many beers i haven't heard of...which doesn't happen often.

Service: this was absolutely awful. there were 2 terribly rude bartenders. they also have a very poor knowledge of beer. i asked for the 3F Oude Kriek, which i pointed out to them on the menu...and they brought me a bottle of a different kriek beer. i told them it was wrong, so they go back and bring back a new, but wrong, kriek. i told them it was wrong so they left and didn't come back to take my order for another 5 minutes. i don't care if you're not a beer snob, but don't get annoyed at me if you work at a premiere beer bar and don't even know anything about the beers you have. First and only bar that i ever refused tip at.

07-10-2011 18:24:28 | More by AdamBear
More User Reviews:
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mike312

New York

5/5  rDev +16.8%

Typical dive bar, okay service, but their second-to-none beer selection (Russian River, Alpine, etc.) speaks for itself.

08-28-2014 19:36:40 | More by mike312
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TNeedles

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

08-21-2014 06:32:49 | More by TNeedles
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ubiq3000

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

08-20-2014 11:35:21 | More by ubiq3000
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Justinsosmart

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-17-2014 00:45:22 | More by Justinsosmart
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breathmint

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-10-2014 20:29:40 | More by breathmint
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forthrightStew

California

3/5  rDev -29.9%

08-10-2014 03:47:03 | More by forthrightStew
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JoeyStats707

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-05-2014 21:38:29 | More by JoeyStats707
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

We stopped in starting at 3pm on a Friday and it was a great time to be there. We were able to get a seat in the bar area, rather than the back room (which is dark and quiet). It was 3/4 full and we stayed for a few hours. We left around 7pm and it was just starting to fill up.

The day-time bartender is good, but a bit of curmudgeon. Maybe that's his charm? When they changed over at about 5pm, it was like night and day, super friendly and engaging.

I thought the bottle list was a little weak when we visited, but I must admit, I had previously decided I was pulling the trigger on anything super rare they may have.

The tap list is great as expected. Toronado has a good reputation, lots of reviews, and I can promise that it is as advertised still to this day. If you haven't been, go and enjoy.

08-05-2014 17:42:49 | More by nmann08
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IBUQT

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +11%

08-04-2014 02:12:49 | More by IBUQT
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Toronado in San Francisco, CA
95 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.