For this year’s holiday consideration:

Suppenküche will be closed for service on Christmas Day. Otherwise open 7 days a week 5-10pm, Brunch every Sunday 10am-2:30pm.

… and, Biergarten will be closed Christmas Day through January 5th 2018, reopening on Saturday January 6th for regular Biergartening, Monday – Saturday 3-9pm, Sunday 1-7pm.

The Suppenküche & Biergarten Art and Timekeeping Department



Oktoberfest 2017click image for gallery


– Saturday the 16th of September –

The world famous two-week party named after the month that follows it, is faithfully recognized by your crazy Bavarian friends in Hayes Valley. That’s us! Get ready for the best of Southern Germany’s party Biers! In solidarity with our brothers and sisters at “the real thing” on the Theresienwiese in Munich, we are taking over the PROXY walk-in-theater on the corner of Hayes and Octavia (next door to the Biergarten) for a high-noon Bier tapping kick off. There will be special surprises, fresh pretzels, pickles, limited edition Suppenküche Art Department 2017 Bier-fest-gear and more! Traditional costumes and gemütlichkeit most welcome.

This is our kick-off celebration schedule:

12:00 (Noon):
Tapping (& drinking) of the first keg(s) at PROXY’s Walk-In-Theater.

Biergarten opens with a full menu, music and more Oktoberfest Bier.

Suppenküche opens for even more deep Bavarian festival flavor and plenty of Oktoberfest dishes to compliment the delicious liters of German gold.

Special thanks to all our awesome and tolerent partners and friends: Ape Do Good, the PROXY walk-in-theater, the HVNA, Andechs Kloster Brewery, the SFPD Northern Station and the SFABC. The Hayes and Octavia site will be controlled by our friends at Shaw Security, no outsied alcohol, all ages welcome, must be 21+ with current ID to consume Oktoberfest beers. Thanks!

BROTZEITGEIST! Brotzeit Bier (wild sourdough ale) from Schneider.


In Germany a name is given to the special time between breakfast and lunch, and lunch and dinner – when folks run out of steam and need a little pick me up. “Brotzeit” or “bread-time” is the name (traditionally just a simple slice of whole grain bread slathered in butter and topped with radishes, cucumbers, cheeses or cured meats). Now, the creative and inspired brewers at Schneider have created a wild sourdough ale that cleverly captures the spirit of these beloved snack mo- ments. It is time …

Schneider’s Brotzeit Bier
wild sourdough ale

Part of head brewer Hans Peter Drexler’s ongoing wild yeast project, it is for now, only available in limited release. However, Brotzeit Bier is not a true “wheat” beer, as are the core of the Schneider beers, containing 50% Rye malt, 33% Barley malt and 20% Vienna malt. Schneider has brought to all of us a very drinkable, slightly sour, pleasingly bready, golden, complex and cloudy ALL-DAY breakfast beer for the people!

ALOHA. Our 24th Year Anniversary Party. May 18th, 2017.


– Official Invitation –
– Thursday, May 18th 2017 –
– 5pm –

Somewhere in the middle of international waters, on the open ocean of imagination, there is an island where fantasy and reality boogie down. We welcome you: pleasure cruisers, fantasy seekers, tourists, merfolk, pirates, gods, demigods, seamen, sea-women, unicorns, castaways, stowaways, friends and neighbors. The planets have aligned for the 24th year anniversary party fun-time of the Suppenküche! Every earth year we indulge in a music fueled DIY costume party / Bavarian beer tasting ho-down – and you are invited! This year’s masquerade ball:

“Fantasy Island”

Bier specials, music, costumes, a photo-booth and more … Including: limited edition Tshirts (this time, printed on shirts made here in San Francisco by the pros at Ape Do Good). Aloha.

RAPHA RIDES SAN FRANCISCOclick image for gallery


June 9-11, 2017 welcomes Rapha Rides San Francisco!

Rapha is touring the globe, sharing their love for cycling by holding events in 20 cities. Our fair city of San Francisco is the second stop on their journey. We welcome you to join us on our regularly scheduled #STAMMTISCHRIDE on Thursday, June 8 and to the events Rapha has planned for the weekend. You can sign-up for their 3-day event here:

The closing party on Sunday will commence after the two-day (150 mile) Transfer Ride
at the Rapha Clubhouse– with local food and drinks by Biergarten from 5-8pm.

Suppenküche and Biergarten support cyclists and their pit teams everywhere. Have a look at this article via featuring Chris Cosentino and Biergarten’s Aaron Hulme where culinary appreciation meets cycling sport.

Sunday Brunchclick image for gallery


The mighty return of a Brunchtime classic: ‘Weisswurst’ — handcrafted by our Hayes Valley neighbors Fatted Calf, floating in bone broth and topped with a fresh Firebrand pretzel.

Brunch at Suppenküche is every Sunday,
10am – 2:30pm

SUMMER HOURS at BIERGARTENclick image for gallery


Another moment in “time” has arrived. We now agree to obey the seasonal temporal adjustment to our daylight savings time control program concept. Fiddle with your clocks and finer timepieces, let your connected machines access the “cloud” as the Biergarten returns to this reality now. Join us beginning March 12, 2017 …

3pm – 9pm Monday-Saturday
Sunday, 1pm – 7pm (no change)

BLADE RUNNERclick image for gallery


Saturday, February 18th

5:00 PM
Pre-screening happy hour with:
Biergarten and Fort Point Beer Company
7:00 PM
Movie begins:
Directed by Ridley Scott, 1982 [R]

Join Fort Point Beer CompanyBiergarten and Proxy for a special SF Beer Week 2017 presentation of Ridley Scott’s “Blade Runner” based on Philip K. Dick’s groundbreaking novel, “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” — When the world’s social order is threatened by escaped bioengineered beings (Replicants) on a search for their maker, ex-detective Richard Deckard (Harrison Ford) is tasked with a special mission: find and retire (terminate) the rogue androids before the threat is discovered. Set in a dystopian 2020 Los Angeles, “Blade Runner” beautifully explores cinematic themes of technology, humanity, consciousness and the environment.

Fort Point Beer Company will be on hand serving the 2017 San Francisco Brewers Guild Collaboration Beer, New Frontier, in honor of this futuristic evening. Additional Fort Point beers will also be available for purchase.

 for enjoying movies outside at PROXY Walk-In Theater, corner of Hayes and Octavia, Hayes Valley.

Happy Holidays Thanks To You, from Suppenküche & Biergarten.


We wish you all a wet and wonderful Holiday Season filled with Peace, Love, Thanks and Bavarian beer. Plus, enjoy the best Glühwein in Hayes Valley at both Suppenküche and Biergarten. – The chef also has Goose for the holidays. Come join us and celebrate the dark season in the land of the Gnomes.

Christmas Eve Dec. 24th:
Suppenküche OPEN (kitchen closes 9pm) / Biergarten CLOSED
Christmas Day Dec. 25th:
Suppenküche CLOSED / Biergarten CLOSED
New Years Eve Dec. 31st:
Suppenküche OPEN (kitchen closes 9pm) / Biergarten OPEN
New Years Day Jan. 1st:
Suppenküche OPEN / Biergarten CLOSED

Daylight Savings Time Control Program


The moment has arrived to obey a seasonal temporal adjustment to the daylight savings time control program. As such, the Biergarten returns to …

“Biergarten Winter Hours”:
2pm – 8pm Monday-Saturday
Sunday 1pm – 7pm (no change)

This change also brings hot mulled wine (Glühwein) and more holiday fun.