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54 Mint

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16 Mint Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Mission and Market streets)
Mint Plaza is located off of Fifth Street between Market and Mission Streets in San Francisco’s Central Market district. The Plaza is a short distance (approximately 1 block) from the BART/MUNI Powell and Montgomery Street stations. Convenient MUNI bus lines include the 14 Mission, 15 Third, 30 Stockton, 45 Union and all Market Street routes.
415-543-5100
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good popular restaurant, good service

Great food, excellent oxtail. Meat dishes fairly generous, though you will need to order a side of veggies if you want any greens, The Octopus appetizer was great, very tender. Oxtail main was delightful, melting off the bone, though just a tad saltier than what we preferred. Appetizers seemed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great food, excellent oxtail. Meat dishes fairly generous, though you will need to order a side of veggies if you want any greens, The Octopus appetizer was great, very tender. Oxtail main was delightful, melting off the bone, though just a tad saltier than what we preferred. Appetizers seemed expensive at around $16 each, the entrees were up to high... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Went with a group for a work dinner. the dishes are expensive for the portion and lacked flavor. I was surprised after reading and hearing so many great reviews. half of our group left the meal hungry and opted to stop on the way home to get a snack. which is unfortunate given what we spent per person. I wouldn't... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I went there after a friend recommended the place - from a first look it looked nice and with an impressive Italian wine list! It was I have to say a pretty cool choice. One should try the octopus - must - along with a nice bottle of wine. Pasta was really good for all of us, even though it... More 

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were recommended Mint54 by the concierge at the Intercontinental. It was less than 10 minutes walk , ideal after a long flight and quick freshen up. Lovely relaxed atmosphere and warm welcome. We ate simple but tasty pasta , not too large portions, with a genuine Italian beer. I had a very acceptable glass of Primotivo. Thanks to the... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Five of us, who at one time visited Sicily together, have reunited here for lunch several times. We are always pleased and happy when we leave. The Italian wine selections are wonderful. Today, four of us ordered the prix fixe menu ($16). I chose the arugula salad and fettucini, and took pictures so you could see it. The wait staff... More 

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Busan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My wife and I were in San Francisco for 4 nights this February and had three meals at 54 Mint. The first night’s dinner was on a whim as we were exploring the city around our hotel looking for a place for dinner. We checked out the menu, it looked good and they had an open table outside. It was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We were directed to this restaurant by our concierge when we asked for a good local Italian. When we arrived the atmosphere was pleasant and we were hoping for a enjoyable meal. However, what we experienced was very average food and very small portions. Pasta with a few clams, gnocchi in ragu, carbonara.... nothing special. Essentially pasta in sauces and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Been here twice, both on business dinner Atmosphere is good Service is good Food is either great or OK - making an average of good Great starters - PROSCiUTTO e FORMAGGiO plate, POLiPO (grilled octopus) OK starters - SUPPLí (risotto croquettes), PiZZETTA (I'd even rank it OK(-) ...) Great mains - Pork chop, Carbonara - both are of the best... More 

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food, service, coctails and wine, were all excellent, but the food was small portions. Creative menu, I have been once a year and they keep mixing it up successfully.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

The location could have been better as we crossed a square stinking urine. However, the service and attention from waiters made us forget about both the wait and the arrival. A group of 14 had a fantastic Italian meal teasing many different dishes - with great wines.

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Additional Information about 54 Mint

Address: 16 Mint Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone Number: 415-543-5100
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Mint Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94103
    (Mission and Market streets)
  • Public Transportation: Mint Plaza is located off of Fifth Street between Market and Mission Streets in San Francisco’s Central Market district. The Plaza is a short distance (approximately 1 block) from the BART/MUNI Powell and Montgomery Street stations. Convenient MUNI bus lines include the 14 Mission, 15 Third, 30 Stockton, 45 Union and all Market Street routes.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: 415-543-5100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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