Mikkeller Bar

BA SCORE
96
world-class

160 Ratings
Mikkeller BarMikkeller Bar
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

34 Mason St
San Francisco, California, 94102-2806
United States

(415) 984-0279 | map
mikkellerbar.com

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Added by MasterSki on 07-17-2013

PLACE STATS
Score:
96
Ratings:
160
Reviews:
35
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
5.3%
 
 
Taps:
40
Bottles/Cans:
5
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Ratings: 160 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of TominSF
2.75/5  rDev -36.6%
vibe: 1 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 4

I have to agree with jhines. I was excited to read about this place, but the excitement ended as soon as I walked in. Food-court decor, abysmal service, every beer served in the same small (.25L) chablis glass, ignorant crowd, high prices. A week ago I was enjoying a IV Saison at Cafe Belgie in Utrecht, NL -- this was certainly a letdown!

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Photo of HookemHoos
2.92/5  rDev -32.7%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.25 | selection: 4.5

Overpriced and overrated. There are better spots locally

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Photo of GRG1313
3.21/5  rDev -26%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

This is somewhat of a "nonevent" for a beer place. In fact, it's much more a high end bar that happens to have a cool vibe and neat "Mikkeller art" on the wall. The selection of beer, even Mikkeller, is nothing special - in fact, probably worse than most places. There are only 3 beers made special for the S.F. Mikkeller bar - otherwise, you can find everything else on your store shelf.

Very high end bar feeling and good food served "high end." However, this is a place sure to disappoint if you're going for the beer. Just my opinion.

This place has a world-class rating which I don't understand coming from beer people. This is one of the worst beer places I've ever been! Very cool and high fashioned if you want to take a date for a drink and hip dinner; but nothing as a beer place.

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Photo of jhines18
3.27/5  rDev -24.7%
vibe: 1.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 1.25 | selection: 4.75

Way too packed. Doucey crowd. If you are a twenty five year old in finance this is your bar. If you care about beer and are excited about the beers on tap don't waste your time. You won't get served and its packed with assholes who know nothing about beer

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Photo of carniwhore
3.31/5  rDev -23.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 2

Photo of NJM
3.49/5  rDev -19.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

The location itself is in a pretty shitty part of the city, so if you're walking there, beware. The bar area is nice and lofty but fills up quickly. By 6 o'clock on a Monday space was limited. Going by ratings on this very site, the beer list
isn't as sought after as other bars in the city. If you're a fan of mikkeller beers and good pub fare, you can't go wrong.

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Photo of toronadotornado
3.74/5  rDev -13.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of vtbeerandbud
3.74/5  rDev -13.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of mactrail
3.85/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Remarkable selection of beers you've never heard of. Food is quirky and interesting. We had fried head of cauliflower with farro, cranberry, and raw orange squash, plus some tasty olives. Upstairs is hugely noisy. Quieter in the little basement boîte.

Atmosphere and decor could be described as bleak, but it's worse outside. Guy pissing on the sidewalk, crap everywhere, it's the mangy underbelly of San Francisco.

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Photo of BenHesk12
3.9/5  rDev -10.1%
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.

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Photo of SeeingMeansMore
3.93/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.93/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Marco_Gtz
4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of JMarimon
4.01/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of largadeer
4.01/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3

Photo of pagriley
4.04/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

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Mikkeller Bar in San Francisco, CA
4.34 out of 5 based on 160 ratings.
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