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Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant

1000 Great Hwy, San Francisco, CA 94121-3268 (Golden Gate Park)
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Ranked #985 of 4,918 restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Golden Gate Park
Cross street: Lincoln & Fulton Sts.
Transit: The 5 Fulton stops at La Playa/Ocean Beach, just a few feet down the road, at the end of its line. The N Judah comes close at the end of its line and one can either walk or catch the 18 Bus that stops right in front of the restaurant.
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63% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I had the crab sandwich which contained a lot of celery and green onions. The bread was nicely toasted, cheese was hard. I liked that there wasn't too much mayo. Home made potato chips were nice and crunchy, similar to kettle chips. Liked that it wasn't salted. Blueberry, pomegranate lemonade was odd because it seemed too thick to suck through... More

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San Francisco, California
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187 reviews 187 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Made reservations for the Solistice so we could watch the sunset. Obviously, the location has everything going for it - but the food was surprisingly good. Fish and chips were lightly battered; fries had spicy garlic, and there's a full roster of home brews. Service was friendly and attentive. The food's no pricier than anywhere else in town; the building... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We walked down the hill along the beach from the Cliff House and found the Beach Chalet. It's part of the National Park, but has awesome brews and food. There was a children's concert going on outside (which was adorable)! The food was good, but pricey! We tried the calamari and crab melt, but would try a pizza if we... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had a very nice lunch here. The food was of a good standard and plentiful. There own beers were excellent. We had a window seat looking out on the ocean. Service was friendly and fast.

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San Francisco, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Sister property to the Park Chalet, the Beach Chalet faces Ocean Beach and the Pacific, offering wonderful sunset views. With roughly the same fare (food and drink) with a few tweaks to the menu as the Park Chalet, patrons should choose carefully which establishment to dine at. While the Beach Chalet offers the more scenic view, dining quarters are tighter... More

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bethesda, md
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243 reviews 243 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

After spending some time at the beach, we needed some place to warm up and eat. Lucky for us the Beach Chalet was across the street - just up from where the N train dropped us off. Our timing was terrific as it was happy hour! We sat in the bar area and had good beers, fries and salad. Big... More

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New York, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

While the food was okay, but nothing special, the view of the beach and Pacific Ocean was spectacular! The restaurant is on the second floor of a building on the west end of Golden Gate Park facing the ocean. Definitely a place for out-of-town visitors.

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Conveniently located with parking across from the beach. We had a window seat and saw the beautiful sunset. The seating arrangement is such that everyone can enjoy the sunset. I had the salmon which was cooked perfectly. It was moist and had a glaze that was good too. It is served with potatoes and risotto. Salad and sides are sold... More

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Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Situated directly across from the ocean, these views cannot be beat. Breakfast was tasty. $100 for 5 people, including tip. Eggs Benedict are really good and not drowning in hollandaise sauce. Very enjoyable meal.

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San Francisco
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Go early in the evening for less crowds, good views, and a delicious dinner with salad, vegetable, baked or mashed potatoes, and Yorkshire pudding. I ordered the $20.00 small beef plate, and brought half of the beef home. A thoroughly enjoyable evening, and we left as the crowds began to back up. Parking is right there, but do go early!

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