Shotwell’s

Bar and Other Great Outdoors
3349 20th St (at Shotwell St), San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
Hours:
Open until 2:00 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 242 votes

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Total Visitors
5,436
Total Visits
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    Peter A.
    "best pool table I'm the neighborhood ... and, pinball!"(6 Tips)
    Brett L.
    "try the Monk's Cafe Flemish sour ale, which they now have on tap"(4 Tips)
    Chris G.
    "Cash only but can't go wrong with beer selection and the atmosphere."(7 Tips)
    Aaron D.
    "The chocolate stout is smooth and tasty."(3 Tips)
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  • good for a late night
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  • happy hour
  • good for dates
  • authentic
  • wine
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  • Mike O.

    Pretty bro-tastic. Lots of cargo shorts, high fives, and polo shirts.

    Mike O'Sullivan · 5 days ago
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  • Greg S.

    Pinball! Medieval Madness. Forgiving. You'll get your money's worth.

    Greg Sax · 3 weeks ago
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  • Rem K.

    Laid back atmosphere and wide beer selection.

    Rem Koning · April 23
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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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