We are open every day from noon until 2 AM. Our kitchen is open until 1AM every evening.
We are closed Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas.
We do not take reservations except for our beer dinner events. Our doorperson/host runs the waitlist when we are full in the evening, and will accept a cellphone number and call when your table is ready. We do not accept names for the waitlist over the phone.
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Map and Directions
The Monk’s Kettle is located in the Mission, at 3141 16th Street, on the corner of Albion, between Valencia and Guerrero:
There is street parking available (both metered and 1-2 hr parking), with a public parking lot located nearby at 16th Street and Hoff. There is plenty of public transportation available as well. The 16th Street BART station is located two blocks east at Mission Street. Two MUNI lines run right by the Tavern (the 22 and 26 lines), while several others are nearby (the 5, 14, 19 and J-Church lines).
The Belgian Trappist monks were arguably the first craft brewers. Though we are not a Belgian restaurant, our name pays homage to these artisans with a reference to their brewing vessel: the kettle.
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