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La Trappe Cafe

Russian Hill
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
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800 Greenwich St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2615
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Wed 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Los Altos, California, United States
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443 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Wow, this is a beer library with very old, hard to find beers. They have quite a menu so this is for the very sophisticated beer drinker. The restaurant is nice with down and upstairs area. Worth a look while in North Beach area.

Thank Rhett L
Cleveland, Ohio
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Cool place with great European cafe Style and a beer list that rivals Anyplace. Friendly staff with a cool vibe. The music playing was also excellent. We kept it simple, beer, oysters and mussels in the traditional white wine and garlic and we were very pleased. Great place to hang out and enjoy

Thank khonkaen
Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We ate there three times in 2-weeks. Must sit downstairs. Murray selection of beers, and the food was amazing. Try the mussels.

Thank CraigRCoelho
Sausalito, California
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187 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

I came here on a rainy night with two friends. The restaurant is actually downstairs underground, so if you like windows, this is not the place for you. They have a nice varied beer selection and a simple menu. The brussell sprouts were soggy and covered in a dressing that was blah, I'd be surprised if anyone liked these. The... More 

Thank circusgurl
Scottsdale, Arizona
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

If you're a beer aficionado, this place is for you. Seriously, the beer list is two inches thick. If that's not your thing there is also a wine list that boasts some excellent choices. As good as that may seem, it gets way better. We stopped here on the recommendation of a friend. Wow! I'm glad we did. The food... More 

Thank Bogusmalarky
Austin, Texas
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196 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a local bar that serves good food... when I travel, I dont want to eat at chain establishments, so I look for local joints to expand my experiences. I brought my family to San Francisco for a long weekend, and when we wanted to find a place to have dinner, that was different, this was the place (my... More 

Thank GB_InTexas
Oakland, California
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

from the street it looks like an empty,almost lonely cafe, but there is a surprise in store when you go down the spiral staircase to find a vibrant restaurant and wine and beer bar. Casual with belgian beer and food. Steak frites for me (great flavor) (unfortunately cold) and Mussels for my wife. Overall, I think its was a fun... More 

Thank cabjr
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We absolutely love the environment of the bar in the basement with all the belgium beers we can possibly dream of. The food was surprisingly good, no correction, amazing! The service is always top notch from the bartenders to the wait staff. Huge win for them!

Thank Sam R
Sacramento, CA
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177 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Located in North Beach in the Italian section, this restaurant/bar great. Restaurant upstairs and bar downstairs. Huge selection of Belgian and Italian beer. Owner Michael is extremely knowledgeable about Belgian Beers since he used to live in Europe and travels there annually.

Thank petrod21
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

As expected from a place called 'La Trappe', they have a great selection of Belgian ales, and the food to match. Service was decent if not noteworthy, nice, quiet ambience in the downstairs room. I had mussels & frites, which were delicious as you expect seafood in San Francisco to be.

Thank Spencer S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Russian Hill

Neighborhood Profile
Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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