Cat Heads BBQ Restaurant Review, San Francisco


Cat Heads BBQ

1665 Folsom Street (Near 12th St)

San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 861-4242

Cat Heads BBQ Website

Cat Heads BBQ San Francisco exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Cat Heads BBQ was a pop-up that has morphed into a permanent restaurant in the former Big Nate’s BBQ location. We are being BBQ fans, always on the lookout for new openings.

Insider Tip – Sandwiches are cost-effective.

Cuisine – BBQ
Location – San Francisco SOMA
Opened – 2011

Service – Cat Heads BBQ is a order and serve yourself place. The food came fairly quick.
Verdict – Cat Heads BBQ serves up solid renditions of classic dishes. Fellow barbecue fans should give this a try in addition to all standby Memphis Minnie.
Any place with Cornmeal Crusted BBQ Tofu on the menu is vegetarian friendly!

Cat Heads BBQ Signature Dishes – Brisket, Pulled pork

Cat Heads BBQ’s Menu is pretty straightforward. Sandwiches, combo plates, sides, and meats.

Website Cat Heads BBQ Menu

Cat Heads BBQ Food Picks:

Cat Heads BBQ San Francisco pulled pork

Two Mains w/ Two Sides ($18) with:
Slow Smoked Pulled Pork Carolina style contained lots of loose, smoky, meat threads full of tangy flavor.

Cat Heads BBQ San Francisco smoked brisket

Coca-Cola Smoked Brisket was marinated for two days and smoked for nine hours was extremely tender, with rough cut chunks of meat.

Their Mustard Sauce is a blend of mustard, black pepper, and cider vinegar. We liked it better than the barbecue sauce.
Cat Heads BBQ Sauce is a Ketchup based sauce, mixed with brown sugar, molasses, and cider vinegar. Was okay, not excellent.

Cat Heads BBQ San Francisco collard greens

Collard Greens are classicly flavor sides. A nice way to balance out the calories.

Cat Heads BBQ San Francisco Mac and cheese

Pimento Mac and Cheese had a slight zesty twinge to it, along with lots of rich cheese flavor.

Watermelon Sweet Tea ($2) tasted more like watermelon juice than ice tea.

OK: (Order if you like this dish)

Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)

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Cat Heads BBQ Overall Rating: (Good 2)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Good)
Service Rating: (Good)
Atmosphere Rating: (Good)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Parking:Free lot

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