The Monk's Kettle

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4.38/5
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132 Ratings
The Monk's KettleThe Monk's Kettle
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

3141 16th St
San Francisco, California, 94103-3334
United States

(415) 865-9523 | map
monkskettle.com

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Added by NikStique on 12-07-2007

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
76
Ratings:
132
pDev:
11.19%
 
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Photo of Rilesmiles
4.44/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Small place, but cozy. Had heard great things about the tap list but was sort of underwhelmed. Was looking forward to trying west coasters that I can't get in Wisconsin but found that the list wasn't very west coast-centric, which is fine. I suppose my expectations set me up for it, but I didn't see much that I can't find at the good places in Madison and Milwaukee. I did enjoy a Salvation, among others, but didn't see the whales that others speak of seeing on the menu.

Service was very good. Excellent wait staff.

Food was good but nothing special. I would order something other than the relatively basic chicken sandwich I ordered.

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Photo of toronadotornado
4.66/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of JamLand
4.68/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

A cool, cafe feel to the place. A place to grab a great pint and some great food. The service was very friendly. Amazing selection while we there, including '10 and '11 Abyss. I can't verify much variety with the food because everyone I was with ordered the burger, which was excellent. Plenty of street parking in the area, if you rent a car while visiting SF.

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Photo of brywhite
4.36/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.26/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of erha2
4.65/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Super friendly staff. I guess it helps when you bring over some Heady and Sip of Sunshine from the East Coast. No, they were great before I even offered those beers. Tap list still had most of the sours available from their SF Beer Week sour event the day before. Only remember a vintage Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa being unavailable the day after. Got to try a lot of Rare Barrel offerings along with Cellarmaker/Sante Adairius I see a Dankness.

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Photo of Fogindex
4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of MichaelLamb
4.43/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SimcoeKid
4.43/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of jimh67
4.3/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Way different vibe than Tornado. Sat outside-great people watching- never really saw the inside.
Had a Pliny and a nelson! Very good. Worth the trip. easy on/off back to east bay- near on ramp to I80

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Photo of Kishanti
4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of SeeingMeansMore
3.93/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of fortes
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Bshaw22
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of buzzedup
5/5  rDev +14.2%

Best place for good food and outstanding beer selction in the whole city...

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Photo of pants678
3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

Seating's pretty tight, brews are generally local on draft but not necessarily. Prices vary in a wide range, little obnoxious. Good bottle list, fair number of high end Belgians present.

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Photo of mike312
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Alpine Nelson on tap, great service, and cool vibe. I'd be back here often if I didn't live in NY.

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Photo of charrel
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of judkinst
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of ubiq3000
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of AnHeroicHippo
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of JoeyStats707
4.42/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Far_Out_Megan
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of snowmageddon
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of halo3one
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

The Monk's Kettle in San Francisco, CA
Place rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 132 ratings