The Abbot's Cellar

The Abbot's Cellar

(Now Closed)
Gastropub
742 Valencia St (btwn 18th & 19th St), San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Dinner
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
No

The Abbot's Cellar is dedicated to the art of food and beverage pairing, with a focus on craft beer. The Food menu is driven by relationships created with those sharing the same passion for their craft as we do ours, written daily to allow the farmer to select what they feel is... (See all)

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    Gunz
    Massive beer list, definitely something for everyone.(10 Tips)
    Moonyoung S.
    Even though it's a dessert, sticky toffee pudding is the best!(3 Tips)
    Chris M.
    prix fixe vegetarian menu(4 Tips)
    John B.
    Sticky toffee pudding is a must.(3 Tips)
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  • SFGate

    No place gives more respect to beer than this new dramatically architectural restaurant in the Mission. Try the four-course tasting menu matched with beer that includes buttermilk-fried sweetbreads! Read more

    SFGate · December 4, 2014
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  • Ashley M.

    Sit at the bar and get some snacks to tide you over while you get lost in the binder full of beer options.

    Ashley Mowrey · October 26, 2014
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  • Stef K.

    Beer selection is amazing. Get the duck and the pumpkin and cider doughnuts!

    Stef Krieger · October 17, 2014
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  • Clara B.

    Great little corner, their beer menu is amazing and the duck was really good

    Clara Bayarri · October 14, 2014
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  • mkohpotts

    Great beer menu. Menu changes regularly but scallop or prawn appetizers are always winners. Secret burger just at the bar.

    mkohpotts · September 10, 2014
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  • Amy R.

    A very subtle entrance to keep a keen eye. Lovely inside with a great range of beers. Sophisticated.

    Amy Robinson · August 31, 2014
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  • Sabina B.

    Greatest craft beer selection there ever was. Start with the Prosciutto & Peaches and follow it up with the Duck Breast #👌

    Sabina B. · August 10, 2014
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  • SFGate

    The Beef Bone Marrow, with house-made pastrami sealing the top like a lid, is among the best dishes at Abbot's Cellar. Read more

    SFGate · August 2, 2014
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  • SFGate

    The impressive beer list can be pulled out from the specially designed table so it's always at hand, and the staff is knowledgeable about what's offered. Read more

    SFGate · August 2, 2014
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  • SFGate

    Specialties: Tasting menu matched with beer; any game bird such as roast pheasant with parsnip puree, kale and blackberries; bone marrow. Read more

    SFGate · August 2, 2014
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  • Gunz

    Massive beer list, definitely something for everyone.

    Gunz · July 3, 2014
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  • Maya S.

    Great beer paired with great food, and super friendly bar staff!

    Maya Sorensen · March 8, 2014
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  • Ryan L.

    They specialize in pairings of beer and food, so be sure to decide what type of thing you want to eat before you order your drink, and ask for a recommendation.

    Ryan Leggett · November 19, 2013
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  • Moonyoung S.

    Even though it's a dessert, sticky toffee pudding is the best!

    Moonyoung Sung · September 28, 2013
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  • Eric D.

    Great Beer selection! Wonderful bread and a suprisingly satisfying main course considering the portion size was small. Really great staff and nice atmosphere.

    Eric Darby · September 2, 2013
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  • Lindsay K.

    Get the tasting menu with beer pairings. Just do it.

    Lindsay Krell · August 30, 2013
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  • Jason W.

    REALLY good food.

    Jason Weldon · August 13, 2013
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  • max d.

    Cellared beer

    max d · April 7, 2013
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  • Charlie W.

    Wanna end your meal in fashion? Get the French press coffee on the dessert menu. Pure awesomeness.

    Charlie Wärendh · April 4, 2013
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  • Chelsey L.

    Guys will go here for the extensive beer list. If you want wine with dinner instead, the Scherrer cab sav is incredible. Menu changes daily but if they have it, get scallop & crispy porchetta app

    Chelsey L · April 3, 2013
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  • adam b.

    we don't need another AQ

    adam b · February 7, 2013
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  • Kelly M.

    Lovely space, great beer list, BUT BLAH FOOD. Nothing seasoned properly or cooked well (some things were overdone, others weren't cooked enough). They skimped on veg. Gist: just come for a drink.

    Kelly McAlearney · January 31, 2013
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  • Marina M.

    They have burnt toast beer!

    Marina Martin · January 13, 2013
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  • Soosie C.

    Solid american fare set in warm, quiet atmosphere. Gnocchi was fluffy goodness, cauliflower soup was nice, sirloin med rare was decent.

    Soosie Choi · January 8, 2013
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  • Chris H.

    Bartenders know their beer

    Chris H · December 28, 2012
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  • The Culinary Institute of America

    Chef Adam Dulye has drafted his way across the country pairing his world-class cuisine with his home-crafted beers. Learn how to mix and match with the best? Check out where he got his degree. Read more

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  • Travel + Leisure

    This beer-centric restaurant has a mesmerizing display of glasses of every shape and size and an equally expansive menu. Pair a black lager with your grilled bison loin.

    Travel + Leisure · November 30, 2012
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  • Bryce R.

    from the creators of Monk’s Kettle in the Mission, it’s all about delicious food and beverage pairings

    Bryce Roberts · November 15, 2012
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  • Joe R.

    Go for the beer, stay for the beer.

    Joe Robinson · November 14, 2012
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  • Sonia W.

    So so. Had chefs 3 course tasting menu with pairings. Beer was good. Salad had too much cheese and bacon. Swordfish cooked well but greens and squash so so. Coffee cake dessert & beer was highlight

    Sonia Wong · November 12, 2012
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  • Ola A.

    Pair the Pork chop with the Walkers reserve Porter from Alaska and thank me later :-)

    Ola Ajayi · October 27, 2012
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  • Marie S.

    Impeccable unisex bathroom... high end candles!

    Marie Shin · September 25, 2012
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  • Todd S.

    the yellow finn gnocchi, cranberry beans, oyster mushrooms appetizer...mmmmmm >> those mushrooms are to live and die for. Truly amazing appetizer.

    Todd Siegel · September 10, 2012
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  • Jessica C.

    Nice atmosphere. Solid meal and beers.

    Jessica Chan · September 9, 2012
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  • Greg V.

    Sticky Toffee Pudding, with dates and almond rosemary shortbread -- awesome!

    Greg V · September 4, 2012
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  • Greg V.

    Milk Chocolate Pot de Creme, with hazelnuts and soft cream - yum!

    Greg V · September 4, 2012
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  • Greg V.

    Seared Lamb Sirloin, with parsnip purée, broccoli and lobster mushrooms -- excellent!

    Greg V · September 4, 2012
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  • Greg V.

    Red King Salmon, with Brentwood corn and pepperade -- pretty awesome!

    Greg V · September 4, 2012
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  • Greg V.

    Cumin Roasted Heirloom Carrots, with lentils and carrot purée -- delish!

    Greg V · September 4, 2012
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  • Greg V.

    Great Divide 'Yeti' Imperial Stout - omg, delicious!

    Greg V · September 4, 2012
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  • John B.

    Sticky toffee pudding is a must. It's like a bread pudding, but coated with melted toffee & I could eat a 4x4 ft. pan of it.

    John Bobeldyk · August 11, 2012
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  • Toby C.

    pork chop is just ok

    Toby C. · August 5, 2012
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  • Chris M.

    Menu is not vegetarian friendly on the surface, but ask for a prix fixe vegetarian menu and they'll put together an amazing paired meal for you!

    Chris Messina · August 4, 2012
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  • Aysem B.

    Sticky truffle puding is a golden shot!! A-ma-zing!!! 

    Aysem Bilgin · August 3, 2012
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  • Dan U.

    Great experience on opening night! Sat at the bar right next to the executive chef and got to watch the cooks work. Amazing waitress, great food, great beer selection. Had the quail and sculpin IPA.

    Dan Ucko · July 26, 2012
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