Toronado | San Francisco, California
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Excellent based on 291 ratings
Type: Bar

547 Haight St
San Francisco, California United States 94117 [ print map ]
415 863 2276 | facebook

Hours: 11:30am to 2:00am daily

Mayor: AirForceHops (4) | Taps: About 50 | Bottles: About 50


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Beer Available At Toronado (arranged by most recent)
Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA 98, Moonlight Bombay by Boat IPA 92, Cellarmaker Otto’s Backpack , Moonlight Reality Czeck 95, The Bruery Oude Tart 99, Moonlight Death and Taxes 96, Almanac Saison Dolores 68, Almanac Farmers Reserve Blackberry 98, Deschutes Not The Stoic 99, Lost Abbey Judgment Day 99, Deschutes Pine Drops IPA 92, El Segundo Blue House Pale Ale - Citra 92, Bear Republic Tartare Rouge 94, Bear Republic Mach 10 97, Beachwood Pole Position IPA 87, Golden Road Wolf Among Weeds IPA 94, Stone Cali-Belgique IPA (Cali-België) 98, Half Moon Bay Mavericks Pit Stop Chocolate Porter 57, Widmer Brothers Reserve Vanilla Barrel Aged Brrrbon 91, New Belgium Lips of Faith - Coconut Curry Hefeweizen 82
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291 reviews for Toronado
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  68%
 Selection  89%
 Food  80%
 Value  83%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
VastActiv  (24) Oulu, Finland | December 5, 2013
Has some sense of original beer culture. No hints of commercial bullshit. Toilets are fabulous. Lady behind desk seems to know every customer expect me (which is natural because this is my first time here). Because I am Finnish I have to say something negative: All beers are very cold.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
emartell  (23) Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico | December 3, 2013
Buen ambiente, aun que en general el lugar y rumbo no son de lo más amigables. Buenq selección de ceevezas, ya que sin ser la más extensa, tienen excelentes cervezas, incluso algunas muy buenas añejadas. El precio es justo y el servicio sumamente básico. Aun así muy recomendable.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
5150datkins  (12) Washington DC | November 16, 2013
I guess Im just too old for this shit, classic dive bar, smells bad, sticky tables, grumpy bartenders, decent selection but I am just not into it.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
iacopino_IpA  (111) , | October 24, 2013
Historic bar in SF!!! Tap selection is awesome and solid ( very similar to the San Diego one!) cool ambiance, always very crowdy! Bottle selection was good, but maybe I was expecting a little bit more... The service was pretty bad (maybe cause of the amount of people!). I know that maybe I am the only one in the world, but I prefer the SD location. Hope to see one day this place and the bartenders more relaxed and have a chat with them!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
nate2g  (651) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | October 19, 2013
Came by for a few visits during my SF stay. Dunno man, I just reckon Toronado rocks. From my limited experience here everyone was pretty cool. Great beers, surly staff, byo food, happy hour Pliny, chatty locals, good music, beery paraphernalia all over the place, dive atmosphere. Loved it.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
feltondengler  (2) | October 18, 2013
Well worth a visit every time I visit San Francisco. Always special beers on tap
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
joshklein069  (15) Vermont | September 26, 2013
Not my kind of place I guess, bartenders are grumpy, beer lines could use a good cleaning, cheap beer during the day. Smells pretty bad in the bathrooms.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
ACD  (31) Dublin, Ireland | September 16, 2013
Proper divey feel to this gaff. Unbelievable tap selection for an outsider like myself - too much choice to be fair. Happy hour was when I came so Pliny was five dollars per pint - can’t say fairer than that. Some nice US sours on offer too, interesting to try a few of them. in 6oz pours. A few cask handpumps on offer, which was a surprise - didn’t get round to trying anything from them, but a good few people were. Service was pretty rough and ready, but that’s the vibe of the place - the bloke behind the bar had some great banter in him though. For me, without the epic beer selection, this gaff would be a shitpiece - haven’t quite embraced the divebar culture yet. Still, this place is a must visit when in the city. Get a sausage sarnie from next door and bring it in too - delicious stuff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
noradeirdre  (16) New Orleans, Louisiana | September 15, 2013
I love this place. Four real ale pumps, a great selection of local and Belgian beer, a punk rock attitude, and the ability to go to the Rosamund sausage place next door and get the best sausages on the planet to enjoy with one’s beer. Bathrooms are a bit frightening, and sometimes the bartenders can be a little gruff, but otherwise, perfection.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
AlainG  (15) Montréal, Quebec | September 11, 2013
Petite place très intéressante selon moi. Collection de cabaret, de fanions, de bouteilles et toute sorte d’autre trucs accrochés au murs. Belle sélection de bières en fût. Le service laissait un peu à désirer. Un être antipathique travaillait derrière le comptoir au moment de ma visite, mais il n’était pas impressionable. N’empêche, qu’avoir accès à de La Bear Republic et de Russian River en fût était très agréable.

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