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Rogue Ales Public House

North Beach, 673 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 362-7880
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Ranked #491 of 5,014 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Pizza
Neighborhood:
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: 40 Multi-Tap | Wine | Spirits | Bathroom ToursThis southernmost outpost of the Rogue Nation opened August 26, 2003. It is located in the heart of San Francisco's fabled North Beach neighborhood (at the intersection of Powell and Union, across from Washington Square Park), between Chinatown and Fisherman's Wharf. Formerly Mel's Steakhouse and Little Cities. Outside seating and 40 taps.
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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Took some visiting friends here to sample the ale. Nice selection and reasonably priced (pint $7 typically, +/-) TV was on and painfully loud, causing us to leave after a while. A request to turn it down as ignored. Hopefully this experience was a one-off. Will try again (once my hearing returns)

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Penticton, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Stopped in here for a cold beer after a day of sightseeing in the area. I started with a Lager then moved to a Pilsner then a lite Ale and finally an IPA. All were very delicious. Met a couple of locals and had some great conversations about the area and life adventures. We'll be back here again.

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Huge selection of Rogue beers. Also some non-rogue beers on the menu. Lots of additional seating in the back room. Great service. My main complaint was that there was only one bathroom, and it was a single stall, and uni-sex. It made for a long line.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I visit San Francisco a couple times a year for business, and I always make sure to include Rogue Pub in each visit. In an area surrounded by tourist trap restaurants, this one stands out as high quality to me. The beer list is always great and usually includes some damn fine guest taps. It's obvious to me that locals... More 

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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490 reviews 490 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Didn’t eat here so just rating the beer. I went with a sampler while my friend had a chocolate porter. I chose better! I told the waitress what I liked/didn’t like. Her response, “Would you like me to choose for you?” Sure. Other than #3, Hazelnut Brown, she did well. My fav was the red IPA followed by the Shakespear... More 

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Warwickshire
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I first found Rogue Bar about 9 years ago and I vowed to return. I love their ales and have drunk them, when found, here in the UK. We visited on our recent holiday on 20th Sept. Unknown to us this was the day of their Oktoberfest. It was very busy, but we managed to find seating and a table... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Loved this place. Always seek out local brewpubs when traveling. They had a great selection on tap, very hard to decide. Luckily we were walking home. We also ordered food which was surprisingly good. Very lively in there, which was fun.

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London
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A great bar with friendly servers and bar staff, serving a great selection of beers. If you love a good beer it's well worth finding. It's in a great location, and the music was good too. When can we go back!?

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

When we first went in to this place it was more rundown then I was expecting and reminded me of a college/university bar. But the longer we were there the more I liked it. The staff is friendly and will explain all their beers. If you want to do a flight you can pick any of their beers that you... More 

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San Jose, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Familiar with Rogue Beer we were happy when we stumbled upon this place. The staff was super friendly and the beer, of course, excellent. Nice place to bring out of town guests who enjoy beer.

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Additional Information about Rogue Ales Public House

Address: North Beach, 673 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: (415) 362-7880
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Pizza

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