The Trappist | Oakland, California
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The Trappist
World Class based on 89 ratings
Type: Bar

460 8th St
Oakland, California United States 94607 [ print map ]
510 238 8900 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Sun-Thu Noon - Midnight, Fri-Sat Noon -1:00AM

Mayor: joeneugs (7) | Taps: 25 | Bottles: 150

The Trappist

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Beer Available At The Trappist (arranged by most recent)
Upright Crystal Red , Allagash Midnight Brett 96, Ol’ Republic Klosch Gone A-Rye , Bridge Road / Mikkeller The Dark Harvest 97, Perennial Regalia 91, Sante Adairius Simple: Equinox 95, Heater Allen Sterk En Donker , The Rare Barrel / Cellarmaker Breakfast Time 98, KlevereTien Oak Aged (Belgian Owl BA) 91, Tahoe Mountain Mars Hotel 96, Against the Grain Citra Ass Down 97, Fort Point / De Struise Saint Francis 12 , HenHouse Batch 100 (High West Rye Barrel) , De Ranke Hop Harvest 2014 93, Blaugies La Moneuse 97, Allagash Sixteen Counties Ale (2014) 96, Craftsman Angelino Weisse 95, Perennial Tart Hopfentea 92
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89 reviews for The Trappist
 Ambiance  90%
 Service  84%
 Selection  89%
 Food  71%
 Value  72%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  98%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
jrallen34  (500) Chicago, Illinois | August 14, 2011
While in SF take the BART to Oakland and check out this gem... new classy decor with 2 bars, about 10 drafts at each, an awesome patio that you have to head out too... the selection was great, lots of local new ticks and all super solid beer, go here
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
TheWhiskeyInt  (2) , | August 8, 2011
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
bernatbeer  (76) barcelona, Spain | August 2, 2011
buena selección de cervezas europeas,un poco caro,pero merece la pena visitarlo!! Cervezas dificiles de encontrar
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Nik925  (20) | July 20, 2011
Tiny little spot, about the width of an alley. Some amazing beers on tap with an amazing bottle selection (though the bottle prices are a bit too high). Proper glassware to the letter. Really nice at night when they open up the back to the "secret bar" which is some prohibition some more, needed, space and another bar with six beers on tap.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
mrmartin  (45) New York, New York | June 9, 2011| Updated August 22, 2011
Always an awesome and well-thought out selection of beers. The owners built themselves a very beautiful space. Service and ambiance are highly variable depending on the day. New Patio is nice and food is well paired with beers. Prices seem a little high on some items but otherwise this place is great.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
spineofsnow  (2) California | May 29, 2011
Just a beautiful selection that they rotate all the time so there’s always a reason to stop by again....and again. Lots of taps. Big bottle book. They’re opening a patio soon.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR  (422) Los Angeles, California | May 3, 2011
Stopped by on a weekend. Very nice, upscale interior. Very professional acting bar tender who poured the beers with great ceremony. Didn’t seem very chatty about the beers, but seemed to know hist stuff pretty well. Tap list was great, but was a bit annoying as half of the list is from the outside bar which is only open part of the day. Didn’t try the food, but it sounded good. Very good tap list of mostly imports, with a few other very nice local beers. Some things I have not seen on tap before. Prices were a bit high. The bottle list looked stellar as well. I’d probably go back.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
TimE  (282) Tokyo, Japan | April 4, 2011
Wont say much new. Except for the sausages, the food was great. The beer line-up was out of this world - both for import and local beers. Good vibe. Can get crowded it seems. If you want uber rare this is the place to go. Must visit in the Bay area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
thomahan  (1) , Denmark | March 17, 2011
Nice place, impressive beer card, especially on tap, would like more American beer on bottles. The staff need a lot about the beers, and was very helpful!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
Jjbigtime  (14) California | March 9, 2011
Let me start with the bad, of which there is very little. It’s a little pretentious. Sometimes hard to get a seat or find a place to chill while waiting for a seat. Its not the best value around. It’s just a little too far from my house to walk. Now the good, the Trappist is freaking awesome in terms of beer and decor and vibe. I love the glassware and adore the staff. I like the food the menu and the set up a lot. Along with beer revolution and the tornado across the bridge, it is in the wholly trinity of bay area beer bars.

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