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370 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4419
+1 415-701-9888
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Mon - Wed 18:00 - 23:00
Thu - Fri 18:00 - 02:00
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Roanoke, Virginia
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This bar is low key and fun. Very friendly bar staff and excellent cocktails. The cheese plate is large, good and an excellent buy.

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Thank 2Yummy4U
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We didn't eat here, but the drinks were great. We went on a Friday night and they had a live DJ. It was a nice chilled vibe :-)

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Thank Pippy_x
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Perched adjacent to the corner of Gough and Grove Streets in San Francisco, this Civic Center gem has undergone some changes over the past year but still retains its electic sensibility of the non-conformist. Too many "independent" places in hipster-infested San Francisco seem molded and stamped from some post-industrial plant. But not Muka. Jean-Luc, Muka's owner, as well as bar-tender... More 

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San Francisco, California
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173 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

In Russian, "muka" means torment, torture. That would be an appropriate description of any attempt to get a drink at the bar here. The bartenders in SF are often inattentive (I wrote about it often - it seems to be an SF phenomenon). But at Muka, they have taken ignoring customers to an art level. Their whole facial expression just... More 

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Thank Hayzen11
South Bend, Indiana
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

They became our favorite afternoon happy hour stop as well as for after dinner drinks and deserts. Many craft brews on tap as well as an excellent selection of top shelf spirits. Staff was friendly and the place was very clean.

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Thank Jrusty50
Fremont, California
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4,970 reviews
1,471 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,370 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

Muka is a fun coffee shop and cocktail place in San Francisco. We enjoyed stopping here as we were staying close by. We have also visited prior to going to a show at the Civic Center area.

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Thank mini
San Francisco, California
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2014

This is a great place to meet up if you're waiting to go to dinner or one of the fine arts venue nearby. It's got a good cocktail list, beer list, and coffee drinks too. I think it has a little food menu but i didn't try it. After work, it had a relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank LittleMySF
San Jose, California
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

Was looking for a place to watch the Giants playoff game and remembered seeing this place earlier. Good selection of beer and spirits. These seems to be a local hangout. They have a food menu and we ordered the charcuterie platter. Not bad, a little pricey but took the edge off. This place isn't very big but we really enjoyed... More 

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San Francisco, California
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159 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

It's hard to find a drinking arena without bar scene in very late night, say after midnight. We happened to hit Muka after our late dinner and we felt like to have some chats and drinks. Muka is a neat place that serve variety of coffees to hard liquors and house cocktails, and even steamed soy milk. Those were what... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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123 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stopped in Muka after we had been walking around San Francisco all day and were starving. It looked like there were a lot of locals here who enjoyed the place so that has to be a great sign right? When we walked in it was not apparent if we needed to wait for a seat, or just sit down.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4419
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-701-9888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Hayes Valley

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Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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