Shotwell’s

Bar and Other Great Outdoors
3349 20th St (at Shotwell St), San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
Hours:
Open until 1:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 4:30 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 4:00 PM–1:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Wine
Credit Cards:
No
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.7/10

Based on 226 votes

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  • Rem K.

    Laid back atmosphere and wide beer selection.

    Rem Koning · 1 week ago
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  • Ben R.

    Great beer selection and bartender. Make sure you're not entering on an obnoxious trivia night, unless that's your thing.

    Ben Russo · March 22
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  • Jake F.

    Pretentious bartenders.

    Jake Faris · March 20
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  • Felix S.

    David and John are amazing. Betters are fantastic. You can't go wrong with anything here.

    Felix Sargent · January 3
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  • Cipriano S.

    This place makes me yawn!

    Cipriano Sánchez · December 27, 2014
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  • Veronika

    Pool table and good ciders!

    Veronika · December 17, 2014
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  • Eric G.

    This place has the worlds finest pool table. Or at least The Missions. Great beer too. Bring cash

    Eric Gelinas · November 25, 2014
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  • Brendan C.

    Delicious sangria!

    Brendan Curran · November 10, 2014
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  • John D.

    Love this bar. It reminds me of the Brooklyn Inn in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, which is my favorite bar.

    John Doherty · October 17, 2014
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  • Gordon B.

    Chill dive bar

    Gordon Bowman · October 4, 2014
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  • dave m.

    Great place to grab a beer with friends and have a real conversation.

    dave murphy · September 22, 2014
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  • Raj S.

    Pool table in the back and a great spot to grab a drink. It is usually less crowded then other spots like Trick Dog and good for large groups.

    Raj S. · August 26, 2014
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  • Anthony M.

    Labatts!!!

    Anthony Madama · August 14, 2014
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  • Kelly W.

    Very nice chill bar. The bartenders are extremely friendly and knowledgable.

    Kelly Wong · August 9, 2014
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  • Greg S.

    Awesome craft beer selection that changes often. Causal and filled with friendly people.

    Greg Schechter · August 8, 2014
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  • Angie H.

    A surprisingly chill bar that's not too far from all the hype on Valencia.

    Angie H · August 8, 2014
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  • Chris G.

    Cash only but can't go wrong with beer selection and the atmosphere. Have problems? Leave them at the door. Not at Shotwell's. Life's good here

    Chris Golden · August 5, 2014
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  • CITY GRIT

    Like a library for beer nerds. History buffs will love it to, as it’s got a great story dating back to 1868. You’ll go for a beer after work but stay all night.

    CITY GRIT · August 1, 2014
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  • Tim H.

    Great beer selection and some of the nicest bartenders in the city.

    Tim Harrison · July 20, 2014
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  • Christopher B.

    If there's a sour ale on tap, get it.

    Christopher Bowns · April 1, 2014
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  • Scott S.

    Play trivia on Monday nights. It starts around 8pm.

    Scott Snyder · March 31, 2014
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  • Peter A.

    best pool table I'm the neighborhood ... and, pinball!

    Peter Albers · January 16, 2014
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  • Pancrazio

    The most local beer you can get is of course Anchor Steam, brewed a few blocks from here! Cheers!

    Pancrazio · December 29, 2013
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  • Jonathan S.

    Beer and wine bar only! And cash only...

    Jonathan Salomon · December 6, 2013
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  • Phips P.

    Young's Double Chocolate on tap is always a bonus

    Phips Peter · October 27, 2013
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  • Charlie Y.

    They have fucking labatt blue!! Lol imported. Oh Canada :)

    Charlie Yuan · September 14, 2013
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  • Mario S.

    The pumpkin beer is special. Try it.

    Mario Sundar · September 3, 2013
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  • Megan P.

    Great selection of beers, cash only!

    Megan P · August 15, 2013
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  • Travis P.

    The sangria wasn't bad last I checked. You should tell employee Paul Suway that "Travis says hello."

    Travis Pazin · July 4, 2013
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  • Diane H.

    Having an after work relaxing moment in #SanFrancisco - in the Mission - great atmosphere

    Diane Harrigan · May 23, 2013
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  • Arlo J.

    Try the beer!

    Arlo Jamrog · November 29, 2012
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  • Micha H.

    pub quiz! Mondays at 8PM

    Micha Hernandez van Leuffen · October 9, 2012
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  • Aaron D.

    The chocolate stout is smooth and tasty.

    Aaron Draczynski · October 6, 2012
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  • Scott E.

    Sausagefest! Not that I'm complaining.

    Scott Eaton · September 19, 2012
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  • Meghan M.

    It's September and its Pumpkin season! Try the shipyard pumpkin smash on tap.

    Meghan Murphy · September 16, 2012
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  • Erik

    Great beer selection and super friendly staff.

    Erik · September 14, 2012
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  • Tiffany

    ummm.....Sunday. Happy. Hour.

    Tiffany · August 27, 2012
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  • Lauren S.

    Play Just Like Tiger Woods by Steel Panther on the jukebox.

    Lauren Schulte · August 19, 2012
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  • cooper b.

    as of 7/26/12 they still have anchor's "our barrel ale" on tap. if you like barrel-aged it's the best $12 you'll ever spend.

    cooper bethea · July 27, 2012
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  • Joshua S.

    Hit on the quiz master for bonus points

    Joshua Stein · July 3, 2012
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  • will j.

    Squid Ink Black IPA. If you drink this and don't like it, you are probably a terrorist.

    will jensen · June 30, 2012
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  • Taka T.

    Happy hours 4:30 - 7 but Sunday 4 - 8. $1 off all taps.

    Taka T · May 9, 2012
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  • Brett L.

    A great local beer bar.

    Brett Lider · May 7, 2012
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  • lethargicpanda

    Nice vibe but quite loud... And it is not the perfect place if you want to drink something else than beer.

    lethargicpanda · April 5, 2012
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  • KaRiM O.

    Cool spot but it's a Red Sox kind of bar :(

    KaRiM OnTheGo · January 29, 2012
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  • Andreux F.

    They always have a sour on tap: right now it's the Duchesse de Bourgogne

    Andreux Fort · November 26, 2011
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  • Xtel v.

    A great place to have an Anchor Steam. They have multiple on tap and always get the special brews first.

    Xtel van der Boom · October 17, 2011
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  • Kathleen C.

    Rhiannon is the nicest bartender!

    Kathleen Clark · September 6, 2011
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  • Jamie

    rock solid selection of specialty beers & pinball. odds you'll see the tamale lady: high. jukebox: great. staff: hearts. pool tables: 1. (and don't forget to check in at the bench outside...)

    Jamie · September 6, 2011
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  • Lucas G.

    Rodenbach Flemish Sour is very carbonated and tastes a little like cherry.

    Lucas Gonze · August 10, 2011
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