The burger is the star of the show, made with short rib and chuck beef that’s seared in tallow and topped with Monterey jack cheese, caramelized onions, and caper aioli for a bit of salty tang.

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What could possibly be more fun that bowling, drinking beer and eating some of the best burgers in town?

The burgers themselves are simple-yet-tasty, with super fat, juicy patties that will leave you feeling utterly satisfied.

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Big 7

Perfectly blending bowling and burgers, owners Molly Bradshaw and Sommer Peterson’s kitchen offers a versatile menu that features elevated comfort cuisine made from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients for dinner nightly and brunch on the weekends.

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The burger is the star of the show.

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Eater SF

Though aimed at people who might not have bowled since middle school, there’s nothing cutesy or retro about the chic converted warehouse space.

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SF Gate

Before you imagine cheap beer and vending machines, Mission Bowling Club (MBC) prides itself on its specialty cocktails, craft beer and wine list, as well as its ‘elevated’ comfort food.

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There are certain staples which must be present on a brunch menu, and without which Sunday morning on the West Coast would feel empty: chilaquiles, French toast and eggs Benedict are perfect examples. Mission Bowling Club, located in the trendy and multicultural Mission District of San Francisco, ticks these boxes.

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The Culture Trip

Big companies, small companies, birthdays, engagements. All different types of celebrations. Everybody can find something here. It’s unique. There’s so many different ways to cater to each guest.

The Mission Bowling Club Team

Eater SF

There are many places in San Francisco where you can have a great burger, but only one where you can both have a great burger and go bowling.

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Eater SF

The glamorous opening-night Fog gala (with honorary chairs-collectors Norah and Norman Stone) in Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion benefited the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. But 24 hours prior, gallerist Jeffrey Fraenkel      hosted (with David Zwirner Gallery) his beloved Bowling, Burgers & Cocktails bash at Mission Bowl.

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The owners, Sommer Peterson and Molly Bradshaw, wanted to conjure the intimate, friendly neighborhood alley of their youth — but with really good food (and sans fluorescent lighting). They’ve succeeded.

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The New York Times

Beyond the vegan burger, MBC is a one of the best vegetarian and vegan destinations for dinner in the Mission.

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SF Weekly

Enter Mission Bowling Club in San Francisco and you’ll get a lot more than just strikes and spares.

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The Food Network

Shot through with edamame, kale, green onion, and roasted shiitake mushrooms, it’s adorned with a crimson smear of red pepper sambal, creamy guacamole, and a thicket of sautéed fennel, all plopped between two pieces of bread.

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San Francisco Magazine

It’s worth coming here for the deftly made cocktails and comfort food; some say the hamburger is San Francisco’s best.

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Travel + Leisure


Between turns on the lanes, Frish Brandt, Fraenkel Gallery’s president, said the bowling party started as a staff retreat that transformed into a holiday party and then an occasion that slid down the calendar so as to greet all sundry in San Francisco for the fairs. “It’s so democratizing, and it’s so much fun,” she said. “It’s ridiculous to throw a 15-pound ball down a shiny lane. If Fred Flintstone could do it, we can do it.”

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Oh, and they’ve got a killer brunch and breakfast cocktail menu, so if you want to do a round of Sunday Bloody Marys and fried chicken then work it off through bowling, that might not be a bad way to spend the weekend.

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This San Francisco destination serves specialty cocktails, craft beer and wines, as well as upscale takes on traditional comfort fare and a fab vegan burger.

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The Food Network

Its loose, juicy patties are seared in beef fat, topped with Monterey Jack cheese and caramelized onions and served in buns from Acme Bread.

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Food & Wine

The burger — and its decadent patty of aged, granulated short rib and chuck seared in beef fat

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Mission Bowling Club’s fried chicken is as novel as it is tasty—skewered on a stick and hovering over a dollop of ranch dip, it makes one hell of a hangover snack.

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The Big Lebowski meets the Mission. While the six-lane bowling alley takes center stage, the remainder of the converted warehouse space is broken down into several sections, including a covered patio, stylish bar area and tufted booths in the main dining area that provide a more formal restaurant look.


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SF Gate