Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery
San Francisco, CA 94117
- Sun 10am-11pm, Mon-Thu 12pm-12am, Fri 12pm-1am, Sat 10am-1am
- MasterCard, Visa
- Delivery, Takeout
- Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
- Full bar
- Not Accepted
SF Weekly's Description
There are many brew pubs in the U.S. (particularly on the West Coast), but most of them look like atmosphere-challenged sports bars and serve Miller and Bud knockoffs to match. Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery brewmaster and proprietor Dave McLean does things differently. Magnolia - a converted early-20th-century pharmacy in the Haight - is all dark wood, Grateful Dead-inspired friezes, and intimate booths. The pub boasts a revolving range of house-made beers (typically, about five cask-conditioned and around 12 on tap) from a tangy Kalifornia Kölsch to a velvety Cole Porter. Magnolia also serves guest beers from all over Europe, with the offerings frequently betraying McLean's disposition toward British ales. Chef Ronnie New's menu of seasonal, organic food pairs perfectly with the house brews to create a true artisan brewery experience.
Tips from foursquare
Get the Proving Ground IPA.
SF Weekly's Best Of 2011 Winner - Reader's Poll - BEST BREWPUB
Order the Blue Bell Bitter from the cask...it's #24 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010.
Go to Magnolia and try out their beers.
This place has the “run down on purpose” look and has tasty, strong brews. Look for the beefy burgers and interesting beer & cheese pairings.
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Best Of Awards
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