We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The yishengting website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Barrel Room

Claimed
Reserve a Table
2
Sun, 8/25
8:00 PM

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Mentioned in

Details

PRICE RANGE
$20 - $50

Location and contact

Menu

FEATURED COCKTAILS
$14. If you want to know about a culture, spend a night in its bars". Inspired by portugal, these cocktails celebrate the region's contributions throughout history, using spirits in the spirit of fun
Squidward's Demise
vodka | st. george green chile, charred pineapple, white porto, lime, soda
Pulo Do Gato
a well-balanced breakfast; scotch | monkey shoulder, madeira, roasted barley, banana, cinnamon-orange brûléed ice
Domo Rabigato, Mr. Roboto
gin | hendrick's, pear, rabigato-lemon oleo, sparkling wine
Porto Tonico
white porto | dark rum, mint, lime, tonic
No, I Don't Want No Shrub
whiskey | jack daniel's rye, saffron-apricot shrub, orgeat, lemon, aquafaba (contains almond)
Portuguese Man O' War
tequila | arette blanco, salted grapefruit, lime, piri piri, ginger
Less Bijou, More Zissou!
gins | st. george, yellow chartreuse, amaro angelino, basil
Mushrum
rum | mount gay xo, commandaria, walnut, apple, orgeat, porcini, bitters (contains almond and walnut)
Where's Ronaldo?
vodka | st. george california citrus, branca menta, espresso, cream
NO ALCOHOL
$10
Ignorant Bliss
coconut water, orgeat, pineapple gum, lime, mint (contains almond)
Wanderlust
apple, pear, lemon, rosemary, cardamom, soda
FEATURED FLIGHTS
18
Bairrada's World-Class Sparkling Wines
quinta das bágeiras | filipa pato '3B' blanc de blancs | luis pato método antiguo rosé; bairrada, with its moderate maritime climate, is known for its elegant style of sparkling wines
28
The Rare and Ephemeral Wines of Colares
adega regional colares 'arenae' malvasia | adega regional colares ramisco; these incredible wines hail from a disappearing region that is now down to only 25 acres taste them while you still can
16
Light, Crisp Portuguese Rosés
azores wine company 'rosé vulcanico' | portal da calçada | rovisco garcia; taste the lgiht, delicate rosés of portugal, including a rare wine from the azores
WHITE FLIGHTS
15
The Opulent Alentejano Whites
adega do monte branco | adega cartuxa | herdade do esporão; these palate-pleasing aromatic whites are round and ripe, yet maintain balance with bright acidity
16
The Savory Whites of the Dão
gota 'prunus' | quinta do perdigão | m.o.b. 'vinha senna'; referred to as "portugal's burgundy," the dão produces complex, fascinating, long-lived white wines
17
The Floral Whites of the Douro
maçanita vinhos branco | quinta dos murças | mapa 'vinha clara'; the douro's steep slopes allow for long ripening seasons, resulting in these beautifully floral whites
15
Lisboa Whites: a Chardonnay Lover's Flight
quinta da boa esperança branco | quinta do pinto 'estate collection' | herdade do rocim 'vale da mata'; stone fruits, apple, and citrus on the nose with a rich, creamy palate that will make chardonnay lovers swoon
16
Portugal's Aromatic Alvarinhos
adega de monção 'deu la deu' | anselmo mendes 'contacto' | soalheiro; portugal's most revered white grape is the star in these beautifully aromatic well-structured wines
13
The Fresh Styles of Vinho Verde
vera branco | pessoa da vinha 'terroir blend' | quinta de linhares; bright, refreshing, light-hearted blends that are always a pleasure to drink!
RED FLIGHTS
18
The Bold Reds of the Alentejo
vinhos fitapreta 'a touriga vai nua' | paulo laureano vinho classico | eladio piñeiro 'la coartada'; get a taste of the alentejo's daring spirit with this array of outstanding and dramatic reds
18
The Many Styles of Baga: Portugal's Nebbiolo
filipa pato 'post quercus' tinto | campolargo | luis pato 'vinhas velhas'; baga offers a truly unique range of styles reminiscent of italy's famous barolos and barbarescos
16
The Delicate Reds of the Dão
niepoort 'rótulo tinto' | caves são joão 'porta dos cavaleiros' | quinta de saes; the reds from "portugal's burgundy" are complex, layered, and full of finesse
16
The Douro's Robust Reds
wine & soul 'manoella' | casa ferreirinha 'vinha grande' | kopke reserva; the famous touriga nacional shines in this flight with its dried herbs, leather, wild berries, and rich, earthy structure
17
The Tejo's Powerful Reds
adega de almeirim 'leziria' | quinta da lapa 'nana' | casal da coelheira 'mythos'; portugal's answer to the potent reds of california: chewy, rich, dense, and delicious tejo blends
16
The Wild Reds of TráS-Os-Montes
quinta de arcossó vinho tinto | casal de valle pradinhos tinto reserva | valle de passos reserva; this ancient winemaking region is finally getting its spotlight, with its rustic, intense, black-fruited reds
PORT & MADEIRA FLIGHTS
3 oz 30
Vintage Port
2000 smith woodhouse | 2007 ferreira | 2015 quinta do crasto; though ruby and tawny ports are nice, there's nothing quite like a good vintage port or three!
4 oz 55
Forty Years of Madeira
1969 d'oliveiras sercial | 1977 d'oliveiras bual | 1986 d'oliveiras verdelho | 1994 d'oliveiras malvasia; ageworthy madeira is some of the most cerebral and complex wine in the world, and tasting four decades of it is truly a treat not to be missed
WINES BY THE GLASS
SPARKLING
14
56
2017 Quinta Das Bágeiras Bruto Natural | Maria Gomes, Bical, Cerceal | Bairrada
15
60
NV Filipa Pato '3B' Blanc de Blancs Método Tradicional | Bical, Arinto | Bairrada
18
72
2014 Luis Pato Método Antiguo Rosé | Baga | Bairrada
WHITE
11
44
2018 Vera Branco | Arinto, Azal, Loureiro | Vinho Verde
11
44
2018 Pessoa da Vinha 'Terroir Blend' | Alvarinho, Trajadura, Loureiro | Vinho Verde
14
56
2017 Quinta de Linhares | Azal | Vinho Verde
14
56
2018 Adega de Monção 'Deu la Deu' | Alvarinho | Monção, Vinho Verde
17
68
2018 Soalheiro | Alvarinho | Monção and Melgaço, Vinho Verde
16
64
2018 Anselmo Mendes 'Contacto' | Alvarinho | Monção and Melgaço, Vinho Verde
28
112
2016 Adega Regional Colares 'Arenae' | Malvasia de Colares | Colares
12
48
2017 Gota 'Prunus' Branco | Encruzado, Bical, Malvasia Fina, Cerceal | Dão
14
56
2015 Quinta do Perdigão | Encruzado | Dão
18
72
2017 M.O.B. 'Vinha Senna' Branco | Encruzado, Bical | Dão
ROSÉ
16
64
2018 Azores Wine Company 'Rosé Vulcanico' | Aragonez, Touriga Nacional | Azores
10
40
2017 Quinta da Calçada 'Portal da Calçada' | Vinhão | Vinho Verde
12
48
2016 Rovisco Garcia | Touriga Nacional | Alentejo
About
Quarterly changing, regionally focused menus private parties & special events retail store, online shop & monthly wine club late night underground lounge
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
Reviews (36)
Filter reviews
35 results
Traveler rating
15
17
2
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
15
17
2
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews brussel sprouts pork belly steak wine bar wine flight the financial district speakeasy sf appetizers
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 35 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perhaps my expectations were too high but I found this place to be average. The restaurant has great ideas such as wine themes from featured countries - and the wines were good. The room was alittle dark but then again it is a barrel room....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JNYCwriter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at the Barrel Room (original location of The London Wine Bar for those with long memories), had dinner with another couple in the retail tasting room, which is a more intimate room right next to the restaurant proper (and I would highly recommend...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank bobandrewsjr
Reviewed July 10, 2019

Had a light dinner at the Barrel Room. We actually selected the restaurant because it was near our hotel in Financian District. Service was elegant, we were given plenty of information on wines. Food was good. A bit more expensive that I would have like...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Chantal G
Reviewed March 26, 2019

The Barrel Room is not just for expense account extravaganzas. Located in San Francisco’s financial district, the BR might be a touch off the beaten path for San Francisco tourists. It shouldn’t be. The room is very comfortable. It’s upscale but not fancy or pretentious....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Business lunch at the Barrel Room, has become my go to for nice / casual business lunches. Staff is attentive and service is excellent. Food is always good, portions are lunch appropriate and prices are reasonable for SF. Room itself is great, reasonably small but...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ian M
Reviewed January 30, 2019

The Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich was pretty darn good but I have to say the Roasted Shishito Peppers were the bomb. Delicious! The lime given on the side to squeeze over the peppers is definitely must do. Their French Fries are over to top great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jacque6665
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We visited twice this trip; each time taking ‘2 flights’. All 12 wines were superbly and thoughtfully chosen; no ‘dogs’. In fact, choosing a favorite in any of the flights was a challenge. And isn’t that the fun and beauty of a wine-focused establishment. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lew S
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Went here with some friends when the menu was focused on Spain. I had not been before so I assume the menu changes focus occasionally. I had the brussel sprouts which are so great even people who don't like brussel sprouts should try them. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank berttaylorhanson
Reviewed August 19, 2018

After a boat cruise (we didnt realized food was offered) we wanted to pop by a restaurant before retiring for the night and this was open later and not far from our hotel. They offer themed nights and Saturday night was Spain - I ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CIAOMARYEH
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I can't say anything about the upstairs, but I got there right when the speakeasy downstairs opened during the week at 5 p.m. It was so cool! There is a private dining area, but obviously, you don't go there to get your drink on. You...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank U7991SZjessicap
View more reviews
Nearby
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 242 nearby hotels
Le Meridien San Francisco
2,343 reviews
.08 miles away
Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
4,817 reviews
.08 miles away
Omni San Francisco Hotel
6,128 reviews
.12 miles away
Loews Regency San Francisco
738 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,490 nearby restaurants
Wayfare Tavern
911 reviews
.04 miles away
Leo’s Oyster Bar
66 reviews
.07 miles away
Irish Times
100 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,171 nearby attractions
Wells Fargo Museum
198 reviews
.09 miles away
Transamerica Pyramid
296 reviews
.09 miles away
Transamerica Redwood Park
16 reviews
.09 miles away
Embarcadero Center Cinema
18 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Barrel Room staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing