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La Trappe Cafe

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Russian Hill
Belgian, Cafe
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800 Greenwich St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2615
415-440-8727
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The darkest place to find excellent Belgian beer!!!!

In the heart of North Beach is La Trappe. Great service, rustic setting, helpful/friendly serve staff. The largest selection of bottled beers(mainly Belgian) I have ever seen. I tried the Prairie Bomb (American double/Imperial Stout). Full flavored, very dark, not very hoppy, smooth, chocolate... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
ranishi
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Sacramento, California
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English first
Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

When we arrived around 8:00, we were the second table, when we left the entire room (upstairs) was full and most were eating their dinner. Warm white wine (waited 15 min), warm restaurant, rude servers, and we waited an hour before we choose to leave (still spending $50). Lesson: Do not go to La Crappe (the Trappe)!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

As a Belgian in California, I obviously crave Belgian beers all the time-especially the abbey beers! So when I was in San Francisco for the weekend, me and my friends went to La Trappe to check out their promising beer menu. I was certainly not disappointed: We had the Westmalle Dubbel & Trippel-two of my all-time favorite beers, and hard... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

In the heart of North Beach is La Trappe. Great service, rustic setting, helpful/friendly serve staff. The largest selection of bottled beers(mainly Belgian) I have ever seen. I tried the Prairie Bomb (American double/Imperial Stout). Full flavored, very dark, not very hoppy, smooth, chocolate, vanilla, a little spice, fresh coffee. It didn't taste like 14% but I would order it... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

I learned to love Belgian food and beer going to this place. Be sure to eat down stairs. Great, unusual dinning room. The mussels are truly amazing. The fretes coem with 8 different dipping sauces, the various pies (meat, fish, etc) are also really good. And of course the selection of Belgian beers. WOW.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Is like this place with top and bottom area if you have a problem going up or down stairs stay at the top area but the basement is cool feel like your in cave or something .Great place to have a beer or a drink with friends. a place for beer they have so many that you will like a... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The place is interesting, but the menu comes short of expectations. While the beer menu is close to 40 pages, that is not the amount of beer in stock. The menu is laid out nicely, with categories to help you make your selection. After picking out the beer my party wanted, we found out that none of the ones we... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Love this place for its beer, food and service! We were in the area for a show and visited with La Trappe for a quick meal before. Small cosy restaurant indeed but with a giant beer menu! We ended up having their charcuterie and mussels - yummm- still thinking about the bread with these 2 perfect combination dishes! And the... More 

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Kapelle-op-den-Bos, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

As Belgians, we had to try this Belgian restaurant in San Francisco. And we were not disappointed. Huge list of Belgian beers. Amazing. Very friendly waiters. Also the food was really nice. We tried the special dish of the day, and really, it was delicious! Fancy food, served in a very nice and original way. Fries were served in a... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Great place. Sublevel is like a cool dungeon. Serves drafts and over 500 bottles of beer. 45 page beer menu. If you are into Belgian Beers, this is your place.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were looking to have a decent meal on our last night in San Francisco and chose La Trappe in North Beach as we were passing. The offer was of Belgian cuisine and a massive menu of fine Belgian beers. The main restaurant is downstairs and looks fabulous with red brick and tasteful decor giving a convincing Belgian feel. The... More 

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Additional Information about La Trappe Cafe

Address: 800 Greenwich St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2615
Phone Number: 415-440-8727
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Belgian, Cafe

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 Greenwich St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2615
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighborhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: 415-440-8727

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, Cafe
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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