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Rogue Ales Public House

$$ - $$$
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
As featured in Great place for a walk
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North Beach, 673 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-362-7880
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a fan of craft beers then this is the place for you. Hubby was in his element and we visited several times during our stay in San Francisco. The bartenders were friendly and helpful and if you couldn’t make your mind up they were happy to provide tasters of the beers. The place also serves food but... More 

Thank Andrea D
Apopka, Florida
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a few beers after a day of sightseeing. Very good craft beers however the menu doesn't have descriptions and only has the name of the beer so you need to be willing to be adventurous! The different beers we tried were all very good! Fun place to stop and try some local beers!

Thank Jenna1226
London, England
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Came across this bar by chance during the day and what a great discovery . It has a good atmosphere , great beers and knowledgeable staff . I explained to the barmaid what beers I liked and disliked and she made some great recommendations with the row of small beers and we then drank what we really liked . My... More 

Thank FCJC
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

I love to stop here for some Rouge, food, and conversation. Located in the hear of North Beach close to many dining options.

Thank Napaguy68
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here in the evening, beer good, atmosphere good, food looked fine, started to get a bit crowded by 1900 on a Friday as you might expect. Prices very reasonable, excellent people watching - will be back.

Thank John A
Palm Coast, Florida
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this place for dinner, and the food was great! A little pricey ($12 for plain Mac and cheese) but it was good. The beer, of course, was good. Our waitress wasn't rude, but she wasn't friendly. Overall, I'd say the place was decent but I wouldn't go back.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Great little bar with a selection of Rogue ales. Possibly a bit pricey but large selection and a nice place to have a drink. Wish I could have spent a little longer there.

Thank tomH74792
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Many Rogue beers on tap. When we were there they had six rogue IPAs on tap. Decent selection of gutsy taps too. Their pints are eight bucks. They will give you a ten ounce pour of the stronger beers like barley wine.

Thank Diana K
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I was in on a Monday afternoon, and it wasn't crowded at all... Beers were great. I had the sliders, very good. Service was great - high five to the bartender...too bad it was her last day, she was a keeper.

Thank Brian O
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

The title pretty much sums it up. This place, located on the corner of Union and Powell, is right down the hill from Coit Tower. Having had to run up that hill to make the tour, Rogues was the perfect oasis on the way down. Obviously the focus is on Rogue beer but there's nothing wrong with that. Great selection... More 

Thank Bill K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Beach, 673 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-362-7880
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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Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

Neighborhood Profile
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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