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1052 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103-4023 (SoMa)
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Ranked #864 of 5,041 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $11 - $30
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Diner, Dessert, French, Fondue
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Russ Street
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English first
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Ever since I had my first real fondue on a blustery night in Colonia, Uruguay, I crave it when the weather gets gloomy. Now I'm not trying to be exotic about the Uruguay thing, I'm just a very unadventurous and picky eater and had kept away from fondue (except chocolate) because of the funny tasting cheese. Needless to say I... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was a fantastic find! I always recommend getting out of the touristy areas to find the best food. Great service and one fondue definitely served two easily. The John Wayne movies behind the bar were kind of fun too!

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I didn't know what to expect when showing up at this very quirky, small, cowboy themed bistro. Staff was friendly, space was ok except for limited tables. Menu is limited to basically a few types of fondue, served with different types of dipping breads and vegetables. The fondue pot is smallish, but the classic version tasted fine. You might still... More 

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Katy, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We love fondue so excited for this experience. The restaurant is SMALL, but well done. The staff is friendly and good. The cheese fondues were good, however not the best ever. The dipping food was good, be sure to order the meat if you want substance. The best hands down is the dark chocolate, with a close second of the... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This place is absolutely excellent, without fear of over selling the place, you would be a fool not to try. The food is all prepared fresh in the open kitchen in the back of the restaurant and tastes fantastic. Friendly staff and reasonable prices make this place a unique dining experience when visiting San Francisco.

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Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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147 reviews 147 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

2 couples traveling together, we had dinner at Fondue Cowboy before a show. It's a small place, so reserve or plan on a wait. The owners are friendly and very engaged. The food is simple but different, nicely prepared and makes for a fun evening. $75 per couple covered drinks and tip, but no appetizers or deserts. I'd definitely recommend... More 

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Toronto, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We had such a great time here. We had booked this through Open Table and saws the reviews which said it was an experience. We had a great time. The restaurant will only seat 20 or so people so you definitely need to make reservations. We had 2 different types of cheese fondues , which comes with potatoes, broccoli, bread,... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

After a less than stellar dinner at an upscale restaurant, we were thrilled to eat at a more casual place, and who doesn't love fondue? The theme and decor were a lot of fun. The drinks were delicious (cocktails were wine-based variations on the classics), as was the food. And the food was a great value. Each item serves two... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

Fabulous service with great recommendations. The outlaw was great for dinner but dark chocolate dessert was magnificent with great fruit to accompany it. Great dinner for two!

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Cloverdale, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I took my 17 year old granddaughter to the Fondue Cowboy before attending "Wicked" at the ORpheum Theater. It turned out to be a fun birthday celebration. The restaurant is cozy, the service prompt, and old black and white cowboy movie on the screen. The fondue serving was generous for two. Pickles dipped in fondue? Yes, and tasty! Parking is... More 

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Additional Information about Fondue Cowboy

Address: 1052 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103-4023
Phone Number: 415-431-5100
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
Cuisine: Diner, Dessert, French, Fondue

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