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The Barrel Room

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Mon, 6/24
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly

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FEATURED COCKTAILS
$14. If you want to know about a culture, spend a night in its bars". Our featured cocktails capture the essence of the alpine regions by utilizing locally produced spirits paired with fresh native ingredients
Peach, Please!
ketel one vodka, peach, amaretto, lemon, soda
Kiss Me Ginger
rums, st. george spiced pear, ginger, lemon, honey, bitters
Totally Baked
old forester bourbon, apple, biscotti, salt, bitters
Plum Dun it
plum infused st. george terroir gin, lemon, honey, cucumber, soda
Cognitive Affluence
frapin cognac, apricot, walnut, lemon, bitters
Adult Beverage
st. george california citrus vodka, violette, lemon, cream, soda
Straw Matterhorn
arette tequila, yellow chartreuse, strawberry, citrus, swedish fish
Smoke & Mirrors
monkey shoulder scotch, amaro, vermouth, bitters, orange oil
Swiz-Tiki
rums, almond, cranberry, citrus, sage
You Bijou
st. george botanivorre gin, chartreuse, antica vermouth
NO ALCOHOL
$10
Ignorant Bliss
coconut water, orgeat, pineapple gum, lime, mint
Wanderlust
apple, pear, lemon, rosemary, cardamom, soda
FEATURED FLIGHTS
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Alpine Bubbles
quenard crémant de savoie | arndorfer 'die leidenschaft prickelnd' brut | slavček 'viktorija' brut nature; alpine versions of methode champenoise bubbles!
16
The Adventurous Side of Sparkling: PéT-Nats
fuchs und hase 'vol 4' | rondeau bugey | štoka 'teranova peneče'; experience a different side of sparkling wines with these remarkable pétillant naturel showstoppers
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Slovenian Orange Wines
batič pinela | aci urbajs 'archiacal anarchy' | klinec medana rebula; explore this ancient wine style that produces wines full of exotic fruit, spice, and serious structure
WHITE FLIGHTS
20
The Rare Whites of the Swiss Alps
domaine la colombe 'brez' | cave caloz 'la mourzière' | jean-rené germanier '2 bees'; this spectrum of styles showcases the typical white wines of the vaud and the valais
16
Floral French Alpine Whites
andré & michel quenard chignin blanc | domaine chevallier-bernard 'marestel' | domaine du petit août 'sur le fil'; medium-bodied and full of stone fruit and white flowers, these deliciously food-friendly wines are some of our favorites!
17
Südtirol's Vibrant Whites
cantine valle isarco kerner | elena walch pinot bianco | manincor 'contessa terlano'; crisp, bright, mineral delights from the alpine mountainsides of italy's far northeast
16
Valle D'aoste's Unconventional White Wines
vevey albert 'blanc de morgex et de la salle' | lo triolet pinot gris | l'atouéyo chardonnay; italy's smallest and least-known wine region gets a spotlight in this dramatic flight
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Austria's Mineral-Driven Alpine Whites
frischengruber 'kirnberg' smaragd riesling | laurenz v. 'charming' reserve gruner veltliner | nikolaihof gelber muskateller; these complex, striking wines are characterized by full-force intensity and bold aromatics
16
Zesty Whites of Vienna's Hillsides
weininger riesling | zahel 'orangeT' orangetraube | jutta ambrositsch gemischter satz 'kosmopolit'; easy to love, easy to drink, these wines re perfect paired with light dishes, or enjoyed on their own!
RED FLIGHTS
20
The Rare Reds of the Swiss Alps
cave de la côte gamay | cave cidis 'expression' gamaret | jean-rené germanier humagne rouge; a unique opportunity to taste the elusive and varied wines of switzerland's vaud and valais
20
Light and Spicy Reds of Savoie
quenard 'terres brunes' mondeuse | domaine dupasquier gamay | domaine des ardoisières 'argile'; fans of the loire and beaujolais rejoice! These light, spicy reds are excellent examples of what savoie does best
16
Italy's Little-Known Gems: Reds of Südtirol
Valle isarco pinot nero | gumphof vernatsch | alois lageder 'conus riserva'; Italy's northeast produces red wines of remarkable finesse. This flight offers up some of our favorite producers' finest
16
Valle D'aoste's Eccentric Mountian Reds
lo triolet pinot noir | la kiuva 'montjovet superieur' | les granges cornalin; from some of the steepest vineyard slopes in the world comes this fascinating lineup of mountain treasures
18
Powerful Bordeaux-Inspired Reds of Slovenia
Tavčar teran | kabaj 'cuvée morel' | edi simčič 'duet'; Slovenia is known for its bold, serious reds with smooth, velvety tannins. These producers make some exceptional examples
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Complex, Mineral Reds of Alto Piemonte
vallana gattinara | le pianelle bramaterra | le piane 'mimmo' boca; barolo lovers: this is your flight! Nebbiolo (spanna here) blended with vespolina and croatina ripens beautifully in alto piemonte, producing rich, masculine versions barolo fans will truly appreciate
25
The Home of Alpine Nebbiolo: Valtellina
alfio mozzi 'grisone' | ar.pe.pe. 'rocca di piro riserva' | aldo rainoldi; barbaresco lovers: these elegant, fine-structured nebbiolos (chiavannesca here) are truly a treat!
WINES BY THE GLASS
SPARKLING
16
64
NV André & Michel Quenard Crémant de Savoie Brut Nature | Jacquère | Savoie, France
20
80
2013 Arndorfer 'Die Leidenschaft Prickelnd' Brut | Grüner Veltliner, Riesling | Kamptal, Austria
16
64
2014 Slavček 'Viktorija' Brut Nature | Rebula, Welschriesling | Vipavska Dolina, Slovenia
18
72
2016 Fuchs Und Hase 'Vol 4' | Müller Thurgau, Grüner Veltliner | Kamptal, Austria
14
56
NV Domaine Marjorie et Bernard Rondeau Bugey | Gamay, Trousseau | Bugey, France
16
64
2016 Štoka 'Teranova Peneče' | Teran | Kras, Slovenia
WHITE
15
60
2017 Cantine Valle Isarco | Kerner | Sudtirol-Alto Adige, Italy
14
56
2017 Zahel 'OrangeT' | Orangetraube | Wien, Austria
16
64
2017 Weingut Weininger | Riesling | Wien, Austria
15
60
2016 Frischengruber 'Kirnberg' Smaragd | Riesling | Wachau, Austria
15
60
2018 Elena Walch | Pinot Bianco | Sudtirol-Alto Adige, Italy
17
68
2017 Jutta Ambrositsch Gemischter Satz 'Kosmopolit' | Gruner, Riesling, Weissburgunder | Wien, Austria
13
52
2017 André & Michel Quenard | Jacquère | Chignin, Savoie, France
17
68
2016 Lo Triolet | Pinot Gris | Valle D'aoste, Italy
18
72
2010 Laurenz V. 'Charming' Reserve | Gruner Veltliner | Kamptal, Austria
18
72
2016 Maison Vevey Albert 'Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle' | Prié | Valle D'aoste, Italy
ROSÉ
12
48
2017 Domaine Eugène Carrel Rosé | Gamay, Mondeuse | Savoie, France
ORANGE
17
68
2016 Batič | Pinela | Vipava Valley, Slovenia
18
72
2013 Aci Urbajs 'Archiacal Anarchy' | Chardonnay, Kerner, Laški Rizling | Podravje, Slovenia
20
80
2012 Klinec Medana | Rebula | Goriška Brda, Slovenia
About
Quarterly changing, regionally focused menus private parties & special events retail store, online shop & monthly wine club late night underground lounge
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

The Barrel Room is not just for expense account extravaganzas. Located in San Francisco’s financial district, the BR might be a touch off the beaten path for San Francisco tourists. It shouldn’t be. The room is very comfortable. It’s upscale but not fancy or pretentious....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Business lunch at the Barrel Room, has become my go to for nice / casual business lunches. Staff is attentive and service is excellent. Food is always good, portions are lunch appropriate and prices are reasonable for SF. Room itself is great, reasonably small but...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ian M
Reviewed January 30, 2019

The Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich was pretty darn good but I have to say the Roasted Shishito Peppers were the bomb. Delicious! The lime given on the side to squeeze over the peppers is definitely must do. Their French Fries are over to top great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jacque6665
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We visited twice this trip; each time taking ‘2 flights’. All 12 wines were superbly and thoughtfully chosen; no ‘dogs’. In fact, choosing a favorite in any of the flights was a challenge. And isn’t that the fun and beauty of a wine-focused establishment. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lew S
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Went here with some friends when the menu was focused on Spain. I had not been before so I assume the menu changes focus occasionally. I had the brussel sprouts which are so great even people who don't like brussel sprouts should try them. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank berttaylorhanson
Reviewed August 19, 2018

After a boat cruise (we didnt realized food was offered) we wanted to pop by a restaurant before retiring for the night and this was open later and not far from our hotel. They offer themed nights and Saturday night was Spain - I ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CIAOMARYEH
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I can't say anything about the upstairs, but I got there right when the speakeasy downstairs opened during the week at 5 p.m. It was so cool! There is a private dining area, but obviously, you don't go there to get your drink on. You...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank U7991SZjessicap
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

The menu and wines were themed by region, for our dining experience it was southern France. The food was tasty, including toasted Brussels sprouts for starter and delicious shrimp and garlic angel hair pasta and a dish of Toulouse sausage and lentils both teamed with...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Salpal2014
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We were in San Francisco for a wedding, and my oenophile sister scored a reservation for ten of us the night we arrived. The setting is elegant, and the service was excellent. Flights of wine focused on a specific region, which changes monthly; the menu...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank skyJim
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Visiting SF with the family, a friend recommended The Barrel Room. Was great. Great room, friendly atmosphere, walls filled with wine bottles makes you feel warm and welcome. Food was good, not least the starters, good variety. Wine selection excellent and service impeccable. The whole...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank hraholm
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