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The 8 Best Breweries In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

Thirsting for a crisp Blond Ale, a malty lager, or a hoppy IPA? We recommend a visit to these San Francisco breweries. Beer’s a serious business so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to find San Francisco's top breweries. Head to these taprooms for award-winning beer, beer tours, and an all-round good time!

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Standard Deviant Brewing

Brewery, $$, MissionBrewery, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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21st Amendment Brewery

Brewery, $$, South BeachBrewery, $$San Francisco, South Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Sunset Reservoir Brewing Company

Brewery, $$, Central SunsetBrewery, $$San Francisco, Central Sunset
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Willkommen

Brewery, $$, Duboce TriangleBrewery, $$San Francisco, Duboce Triangle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Hop Oast Pub & Brewery

Brewery, MissionBrewerySan Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Woods Cervecería

Brewery, $$, Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights - CastroBrewery, $$San Francisco, Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights - Castro
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Magnolia Haight

Brewery, $$, Haight-AshburyBrewery, $$San Francisco, Haight-Ashbury
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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San Francisco Brewing

Brewery, $, Russian HillBrewery, $San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
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How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Francisco, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Infatuation and Thrillist – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in Eater - Where To Find SF's Finest Hot Dogs, Infatuation - Where To Eat Around San Francisco’s Tourist Traps and Thrillist - The 13 Best Breweries in San Francisco Right Now. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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