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Beach Chalet

Neighbourhood: Golden Gate Park
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Address: 1000 Great Highway, at Ocean Beach, Between Lincoln and Fulton, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number:
+1 415-386-8439
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun 08:00 - 23:00
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Fri 09:00 - 00:00
Sat 08:00 - 00:00

This restored roadhouse landmark now houses the Golden Gate Park Visitor...

This restored roadhouse landmark now houses the Golden Gate Park Visitor Center.

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Art and food

There is some dope art in the lobby from the olden days of yore and restaurant food too. The food is run of the mill but solid.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is some dope art in the lobby from the olden days of yore and restaurant food too. The food is run of the mill but solid.

Thank Scrappleking
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect toward sunset to sit by broad windows on upper floor, looking out at the churning lines of surf, Tasty food & tempting brews produced on site. Premier attraction the WPA murals at sea -level, with historical exhibits too introducing McClaren, the creator & defender of San Francisco's heritage parks.

Thank sicelidas
Naas, Ireland
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Two locals had recommended Park Chalet rather than Beach Chalet, but on arrival we found that Park Chalet was booked out by a private party, so we went for Beach Chalet. Beach Chalet can accommodate over 200 diners, and it was almost full when we were there. It has brilliant views of beach and ocean from almost every table. However... More 

Thank DeaglanOB
Shenley, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

When here for lunch and the views across the road to the beach and waves rolling in are superb. The service was good and prompt and the food good

Thank Ross B
Bristol, Tennessee
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The views are lovely. However, the food was just ok. The service was above average, but not excellent. I did not try their beer selection, but their bloody Mary’s were great. They need serious upgrades to the restrooms.

Thank Kim W
Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

It was my daughter's birthday and we were in San Francisco together for the day. What better place for two Texas girls to dine than overlooking the Pacific Ocean! We got a seat by the window and started out with the beer sampler from their brewery -- we liked some more than others but they were all tasty in some... More 

Thank Susan W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We got a recommendation to visit The Beach Chalet while on our long weekend getaway to San Francisco. Although we were told you don't need a reservation, we phoned for one, since we were dining on a Friday evening in August. So glad we did. We arrived at sunset with lots of beach bonfires blazing just across the road. The... More 

Thank RIfoodguy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Well before I begin I should say that it has been impossible for me to find out who exactly is responsible for the gift shop and restrooms in the Beach Chalet visitor centre as no one has responded to my emails. So, I'll just go ahead on here and say it anyway, because I would discourage anyone from spending their... More 

Thank Jackyboy2014
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to eat in this place after visited Golden Gate Park when we reached the ocean. This place offers an amazing view to the ocean and for this reason was full of people. But also because quality of food is great. We taked toast with speak and cheese and a plate composed of sauseges and scramble egges. Very good!... More 

Thank EleonoraLC
Chicago, IL
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Friends who live here took us. Live band in the back playing hippie music and getting everyone to share their love and sing along. Good food and house made beers with a view of the ocean. I was particularly interested in the WPA Art in the lobby area which was super and very interesting to look... More 

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