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The Monk's Kettle

3141 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3334
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Bloomington, Indiana
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

I love a good beer geek bar. LOVE. And this is exactly that. Don't go here to have a beer for the hell of it, go here to sample one of their enormous selection of excellent beers. A nice, small place that pays a lot of attention to their beers. Plenty of drafts and a ton of bottles. If you're... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I ordered a Duchesse de Bourgogne sour red ale my friend opted for the Maui Coconut Porter. Service was prompt. We ordered Diner I had Arugala and Fennel salad with a crusty ale soaked bread then a Risotto with blue oyster mushrooms and age white cheddar. I enjoyed everything Skirt steak my friend ordered was tender and moist in a... More

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San Jose, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Visited MK for the first time with many Tech Professionals from all over US. Half would not go in because of noise, parking, wait, vile hipsters, and crappy neighborhood.This culled our group to 6, otherwise we could not have shoehorned our way in. It is difficult to get space for more than 2, and you should consider this before going.... More

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San Francisco, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Fantastic place to grab a beer. Huge selection of beers, many you've never heard of. I did not taste the food, but who needs food with these great beers you can get. Check out the sour beers, Lychee Tart. Even the $26 beer was worth it.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Our group of 13 had a pleasurable and very tasty lunch at the Monk's Kettle on Sept. 12th. The large group was accomodated with style and grace. The food - superb. There is a intriguing choice in sandwiches. The choice was difficult. The result extemely satisfying.

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Ashland, Massachusetts
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97 reviews 97 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Every year I spent a week in San Francisco. A month before I start checking and rechecking my schedule to make sure I end up at Monk's Kettle at least one of those nights. To say that they have a good beer menu is almost an insult. The beer menu is beyond good. Not only is the beer menu well... More

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Washington DC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Enjoyed a few good local brews at this hipster pub. There was a quite a wait for tables at this small gastro-pub. We were lucky enough to grab two seats at the bar so we skipped food and focused on the good stuff! The wait staff were very friendly and helped us with other dining choices for the remainder of... More

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Akron, Ohio, United States
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

I want to wrap this place up and take it home with me so I can enjoy it every.single.day. Holy %%#%$# this is good. 5 stars for beer selection. 5 stars for the awesome bartender. Girl knew her beer, was friendly and was quick on those refills. 5 stars for the food. Quick bites of the pretzel and fries with... More

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Gunnison, Colorado
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114 reviews 114 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

A friend suggested this place for four of us to meet for dinner during a conference. She had heard about it on a TV show reviewing good eats. It’s a gastropub. The atmosphere was very young and hipster. As my friend said, she could have birthed the majority of the staff and the patrons. Overall, I found it irritating because... More

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Daly City, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

It has a vast beer selection and good food. Like many places along the 16th and Valencia corridor it's often super busy, and hard to get a seat.

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Additional Information about The Monk's Kettle

Address: 3141 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3334
Phone Number: 415-865-9523
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Californian

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