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La Trappe Cafe

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Neighbourhood:
Russian Hill
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
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800 Greenwich St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2615
+1 415-440-8727
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15:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 18:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 15:00 - 00:00
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop after a walk on North Beach. This is a really nice place to have a good beer (a lot of options on the menu) and eat some appetizer). We're surprised by the kind service by the waiter. Definitely recommended!

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Thank André S
Boston, Massachusetts
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292 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

First stop on trip to San Francisco. Everything was great, including great Belgian beers, and I highly recommend the portobello mushroom, twice cooked fries, and smoked salmon arugula salad. The one disappointment and reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5 was the smoked trout endive cups, which just really fell short. Highly recommended overall.

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Thank David P
Palm Coast, Florida
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

As soon as we walked in, the man at the door greeted us and made us feel right at home. He was extremely friendly. This place had terrific customer service and everyone was very friendly and welcoming. They had a whole book of draft beers and bottled beers. The food was good, not really the type of food I typically... More 

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Thank heeeeyray
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I'm a sucker for great Trappist ales, and La Trappe delivers! An authentic Belgian experience, complete with mussels and fries. The dessert waffle was delicious!

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Thank Mark C
Los Altos, California, United States
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505 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 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.

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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 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 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

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Thank khonkaen
Denver, Colorado
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100 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 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.

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Thank CraigRCoelho
Sausalito, California
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191 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 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 

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Thank circusgurl
Scottsdale, Arizona
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 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 

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Thank Bogusmalarky
Austin, Texas
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196 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
15:00 - 00:00
Friday
15:00 - 00:00
Saturday
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Greenwich St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2615
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-440-8727

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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

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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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