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The 5 Best Craft Beer Places In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

Crazy about craft beer? You’ll be spoiled for choice with the extensive beer lists at these great Breweries! San Francisco’s brewmasters have conquered craft beer so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites for the best places. Spoil yourself with a beer tasting and food pairing or keep it simple with a classic Ale at our favourite taprooms.

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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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The Brew Coop

Bar, $$, MissionBar, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Hop Oast Pub & Brewery

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

Magnolia Haight

Brewery, $$, Haight-AshburyBrewery, $$San Francisco, Haight-Ashbury
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Why these restaurants?

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 Thrillist and Infatuation – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in Thrillist - The 13 Best Breweries in San Francisco Right Now, Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings and Infatuation - 16 Places That Feel Like Summer Even When It Doesn’t Outside. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

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