Magnolia Pub & Brewery

Magnolia Pub & BreweryMagnolia Pub & Brewery
Magnolia Pub & BreweryMagnolia Pub & Brewery
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1398 Haight St
San Francisco, California, 94117
United States

(415) 864-PINT | map
magnoliapub.com

Notes: Acquired by New Belgium in 2017
BEER STATS
Average:
3.75
Beers:
61
Reviews:
342
Ratings:
800
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.03
Reviews:
134
Ratings:
203
pDev:
11.17%
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Reviews by ajcormier:
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

ajcormier from New Hampshire, Oct 31, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of VoxRationis
4.11/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Was in San Francisco on business, but had a free afternoon, so travelled over to the Haight-Ashbury area for lunch. Magnolia Pub & Brewery is located on a corner in a largely residential neighborhood and presents as a very homey, lived in pub. The food was solid to slightly upscale pub fare and the service was attentive and knowledgeable.

The selection and range of beers stretched from lager to stout, with about 18 taps (including 3 guest taps with Fort Collins) and two cask conditioned offerings. I had a flight that was consistently very solidly well made. Overall, a very enjoyable, low key P&B experience.

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VoxRationis from New York, Oct 16, 2018
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4.47/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Noelito76 from New York, Jul 07, 2018
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

gspeer711 from California, Mar 23, 2018
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

GaryColeman from California, Sep 01, 2017
Photo of Adamplus4000
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Adamplus4000 from Illinois, Jun 21, 2017
Photo of Daniellobo
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Daniellobo from District of Columbia, May 20, 2017
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3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Timtac from New Jersey, Jan 03, 2017
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3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

I found Magnolia while walking around the Haight-Ashbury area and stopped in for a couple of beers. They had 17 taps, including 5 cask offerings, plus a guest tap. I had the mild and the porter, which were good if not outstanding. Service was typical, decent bar service. The vibe is very pubby with lots of dark wood and a lived-in feel. It's a neat place if you're in the area.

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flagmantho from Washington, Nov 05, 2016
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3.43/5  rDev -14.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Covocali
3.35/5  rDev -16.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.25

Great music great spot in the city food average beer a little above average.

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Covocali from California, Jul 12, 2016
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4.19/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Jame515 from Texas, Apr 11, 2016
Photo of 322wingedfoot
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania, Apr 03, 2016
Photo of Sludgeman
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Visited on a Monday evening.

V -- Place with beers all named after dead related - 3.75

Sel 3.5
Qua 3.75
Ser 4.5

Food - The spicy lamb sausage was great. Mashed potatoes were runny. - 4

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Sludgeman from District of Columbia, Dec 17, 2015
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3.56/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Located on Haight Street, this is in it. Really cool look to the place. So much history. Neat in the winter when the windows fog up inside. Beer is solid, they've been doing this awhile and are reliable.

Service is good too, never come across that uppity SF waitstaff so I'm entitled thing here. They work for their money. Selection doesn't yield too much weird stuff, an occasional gruit or gem from the cellar, but other than that, usual styles for the most part. Good food.

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Photo of captaincoffee
4.01/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Very cool English style brewery and BBQ place. Beers are only good-to-average, but the place is pretty cool. BBQ is excellent, but you pay $$$$ for it. Beer is more fairly priced.

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Photo of metter98
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

metter98 from New York, Oct 29, 2015
Photo of mothman
3.67/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Lots of English style ales. Lots of hand pumps. $4 imperial pints since it was Tuesday. Pretty chill place with and English theme. If you like bitters and Esb, this is worth checking out.

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mothman from Minnesota, Jul 29, 2015
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4.22/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

spointon from Illinois, Jul 03, 2015
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4.15/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

k3ve from Switzerland, Jun 29, 2015
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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

AgentMunky from New York, Jun 11, 2015
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4.15/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

KStark from British Columbia (Canada), Apr 23, 2015
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4.41/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Vinithing from Wisconsin, Apr 18, 2015
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3.79/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Spaceman_Jer from Colorado, Feb 15, 2015
Photo of Dowlers
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Great location right in the middle of Haight area. Busy pub with dark wood cosy vibe. Beers selection is heavy on the English side and doesn't suffer for it. Had 5 casks on when I was there and about 15 others on draft. Staff friendly and food great, especially the cheeses.

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Dowlers from California, Feb 06, 2015
Magnolia Pub & Brewery in San Francisco, CA
Brewery rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 800 ratings