La Trappe Cafe & Trappist Lounge | San Francisco, California
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La Trappe Cafe & Trappist Lounge
Excellent based on 33 ratings
Type: Restaurant

800 Greenwich St
San Francisco, California United States 94133 [ print map ]
415 440 8727

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Hours: Tues & Wednesday 6pm-12am, Thur-Sat 3pm-12am


Mayor: badhack (1) | Taps: 19 | Bottles: 250


La Trappe Cafe & Trappist Lounge

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33 reviews for La Trappe Cafe & Trappist Lounge
 Ambiance  89%
 Service  77%
 Selection  80%
 Food  76%
 Value  65%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  91%
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72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
kseecs16  (209) Naperville, Illinois | August 10, 2013
Good food, huge rare Belgian selection. Service is okay, but struggles to keep up with the heavy business. Basement bar and dining area is extremely comfortable and inviting once you manage to get yourself situated. If I lived nearby this is a place iId probably want to go to all the time but wouldnít due to the crowds and slow service.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Dfonorow  (56) Chicago, Illinois | March 15, 2014
I had a great time here during an event for San Francisco beer week. Friendly and attentive staff, good selection, and nice decor/ambiance. I didnít get food but what other people were getting looked good.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdamJackson  (200) Enfield, New Hampshire | February 27, 2014
Nice place. Food was good. went downstairs to have some beer on tap. nice bar seating, very roomy but wasnít too full. The tap list was awesome, they really have a lot going on here.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
kevinsenn  (84) Waterloo, Ontario | January 13, 2014
Brick-filled cellar - nice-looking place. Huge selection of nearly 100% Belgian-style ales. A few stray non-Belgians in there too. Food is good. Pricey beers - the only thing thatís not fantastic about this place. Great service.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
joshklein069  (15) Vermont | September 26, 2013
not the easiest place to get to, tap list was a bit lame, most of the low end Belgians, not really interesting, lame selection of locals. Food was just OK.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
t0rin0  (1443) Do Not Resuscitate, California | June 5, 2013
Had dinner here a while back. Upstairs (street level) there isnt much to see. Itís a cafe style place that looks fairly typical of SF. Downstairs though is pretty neat. There is a lounge area where you can sit and wait for a table or just hang out and then the restaurant is further back into the mountain.

Bottle list is good (lots of lambics), food is good (had the rabbit stew), service is good, but the prices are out of control. Price wasnt an issue at this dinner so I ordered a little bottle of Hanssens Gueuze and paid $20 for it. My dinner was hair under $50.

Might go back to just grab a pint at the bar or split a bottle of lambic with someone but I dont see myself dropping that kind of money at this place too often.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock  (383) , England | May 23, 2013
6th Feb 2013: my wife and I visited the basement. We could only have a table if eating, (the place was very full) as the wife doesnít like sitting at the bar we were shown to a small unlit square at the rear. I had to stand by the kitchen corridor to read the beer menu it was so dark where they put us, smart, modern, comfortable but just too dark. The barman helped a lot, but not one American beer I wanted on the menu was in stock (I visit Belgium often, so wasnít really interested in that selection, huge though it was), so I had three Canadian beers. All in good condition. The food looked good from where we sat and as I blocked the service corridor beer searching I got a closer look on occasions. All in all a cool place, busy and friendly staff, just a pity about their US selection stock.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Kristophe  (141) , Sweden | February 7, 2013
The basement was fully jammed with people when we were there, but the bartender was very nice and helped us get a table upstairs. Nice selection of beers and the food looked good, didnít eat anything though. Well worth a visit!
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
joeneugs  (155) Livermore, California | July 4, 2012
I really love this place. Itís in a really nice area of North Beach thatís reasonably close to Fishermans Wharf, so itís a great stop if your entertaining visitors from out of town. The bar downstairs is what I imagine is a classic European beer cafe. Itís very dark, but not in a dingy way. Thereís lots of wood and the lighting is basically at a candlelit level although I donít remember seeing any candles. Other than the bar, they have a nice plush seating area with a good number of tables. Very classy. The guy at the bar was helpful and the tap list was very good if you like Belgians. There were a few German offerings as well, but no interesting American craft. Thatís the only down side in my opinion. The prices seemed okay and the bottle list was one of the best things about this place. Lots of great Belgian selections including some lambics that you canít find easily in other places. This seems like a nice place to take a date, and I plan to return with my wife soon.
72
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Naven  (92) Poway, California | April 8, 2012
Great space. I have never been to Belgium, but I would imagine this is what it would look like. Draft selection was interesting, but fairly small. Bottle selection was awful. The words "we are out of that" have never been told to me more times. The bottle menu is confusing and unnecessary. Food was outstanding. The mussels are as good as I have had. Service was friendly, if not slow.

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