Handles Gastropub is the vision and passion of 4 lifelong friends who love food, drink and a great time. We wanted to create a concept that blended these passions in one location. Our inspirations were the original Public Houses that provided each community with a local gathering spot where both food and drink could be shared among friends. As Bay Area natives we also wanted to add a uniquely Northern California touch to Handles, celebrating the local food and beverage heritage that makes this area so special.
The menu reflects our chef’s, and one of Handles’ partners, approach to food by combining fresh, seasonal ingredients with familiar dishes. Many of the menu items will change with the seasons as we showcase the best that local farmers have to offer. Ultimately our menu reflects the foods that we love to eat!
When deciding on our bar we took a similar approach as the menu, think local. We have been following and participating in the craft beer movement for years and ultimately have incredible respect for local brewers. As such we decided early on to dedicate all of our tap handles to craft beers, with a special focus on those from Northern California. While we love beer, we also have a soft spot for wine so we installed one of the largest wine on tap systems in the country to offer, what we believe, is the best way to serve wine. If a cocktail is more to your liking, we have a full selection of those, too.
The atmosphere at Handles is meant to be casual and comfortable, like your favorite neighborhood place should be. We will always have someone available to explain our menus and offer a pairing. We hope that you visit us soon.
The Handles Partners