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Beach Chalet

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Address: 1000 Great Hwy, Between Lincoln and Fulton, San Francisco, CA 94121-3268
Phone Number: 415 386 8439
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am

This restored roadhouse landmark now houses the Golden Gate Park Visitor...

This restored roadhouse landmark now houses the Golden Gate Park Visitor Center.

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Sunset at the beach

We got a recommendation to visit The Beach Chalet while on our long weekend getaway to San Francisco. Although we were told you don't need a reservation, we phoned for one... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 29, 2016
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Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

It was my daughter's birthday and we were in San Francisco together for the day. What better place for two Texas girls to dine than overlooking the Pacific Ocean! We got a seat by the window and started out with the beer sampler from their brewery -- we liked some more than others but they were all tasty in some... More 

Thank Susan W
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We got a recommendation to visit The Beach Chalet while on our long weekend getaway to San Francisco. Although we were told you don't need a reservation, we phoned for one, since we were dining on a Friday evening in August. So glad we did. We arrived at sunset with lots of beach bonfires blazing just across the road. The... More 

Thank RIfoodguy
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Well before I begin I should say that it has been impossible for me to find out who exactly is responsible for the gift shop and restrooms in the Beach Chalet visitor centre as no one has responded to my emails. So, I'll just go ahead on here and say it anyway, because I would discourage anyone from spending their... More 

Thank Jackyboy2014
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41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We decided to eat in this place after visited Golden Gate Park when we reached the ocean. This place offers an amazing view to the ocean and for this reason was full of people. But also because quality of food is great. We taked toast with speak and cheese and a plate composed of sauseges and scramble egges. Very good!... More 

Thank EleonoraLC
Chicago, IL
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Friends who live here took us. Live band in the back playing hippie music and getting everyone to share their love and sing along. Good food and house made beers with a view of the ocean. I was particularly interested in the WPA Art in the lobby area which was super and very interesting to look... More 

Thank Thegoodegg
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Great place for a meal of you're out and about. The prices are slightly higher but you pay for for good service and food. The building was old and rustic which makes it unique. Our server was great and the beer was outstanding! I would definitely go back!

Thank emjdcv
Yakima, Washington
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 15 and the were able to accommodate our party. We did make reservations. The food was fantastic and I am surprised to see bad reviews about the food on here. The view is beautiful. The history of the building and the murals are a must see.

Thank Susan F
San Francisco, California
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238 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

We had dinner here and the food was average. We had the beach burger and bacon crab melt which were overpriced.The beer was good and I can not remember which one we got. Our server was not friendly but attentive. The best part of the dinner was sitting at the window and watching the fog lift. And then, a beautiful... More 

Thank tattersall_12
Grants Pass, Oregon
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

there were four of us at the table...fish and chips were bad...fish very fishy and greasy and the fries soggy; kale salad was limp and tasted like bad weeds; kids chicken strips caused the youngster to become ill and had to leave the restaurant and the "chowder bowl" had about 1/3 of cup of soup...and besides that the service was... More 

Thank Dick19712014
Pacifica, California
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

We were at this place on a Saturday for midday repast. Having lived in San Francisco my entire life, I was very familiar with the establishment. This was not my choice of restaurants. Anyway, the crappy menu selection delivered to me refreshed my memory as to why I DO NOT like this place. The noise level made speaking among persons... More 

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