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Commonwealth - San Francisco

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$$$
Neighborhood:
Mission District
American, Contemporary
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2224 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 (18th Street)
BART stops at Mission and 16th. MUNI stops at Mission and 18th.
415-355-1500
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Perfectly done!

Beautifully prepared food, gorgeously presented and delectable! Highly recommend this place. Take Uber to and from as cabs are hard to find.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
JenK20194
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Reston, Virginia
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Reston, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Beautifully prepared food, gorgeously presented and delectable! Highly recommend this place. Take Uber to and from as cabs are hard to find.

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Oakland, California, United States
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76 reviews 76 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A prefix without the outrageous price of some of the other restaurants of this caliber with a option to choose your own courses. Between my companion and I, we were able to try half the dishes offered. Great selection of wine with knowledgable and friendly service. The dinning room filled up fast and everyone seemed to really enjoy their selections.... More 

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Seattle
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is up there with the most memorable meals of my life- in a good way. We went there and somehow were able to wrangle a reservation at the last minute to sit at the bar. My husband and I actually enjoy this seating arrangement because we can chat a little more about the food and wine with the server.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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130 reviews 130 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

An excellent option for having a good and modern menu, a little expensive but fine food. I had the beet salad, and after i has the smoked oysters, both came in small portions. Unfortunately their wine list is reduced. Quite good service. I can't have an opinion over the desert menu because they didn't sound appealing to either one of... More 

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Woodside, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Commonwealth is one of the few restaurants on Mission that actually has its own parking lot. It is simple in design with white walls and low lighting. The tables are a little bit cramped because it is so small. The service was excellent and the food, delicious but unusual. The portions are very small as is the menu. For the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Very interesting, unusual and delicious menu. The staff were pleasant and efficient. For such a quality in every other way I would have expected slightly more elbow room

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Bangkok, Thailand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

I went to the restuarant with a friend. It is a must that you reserve seats as it is always crowded there, all night. Don't do romantic dining there as it is not for. But for foods and the service, it is terrific. I tried the tasting menu. Most of things are the new experience and I can feel the... More 

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Guaymas,Sonora
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had a great dining experience. We tried a lot of different dishes because the portions were small and had to order several. They were all really good and tasty. The ambience is very casual. I really recommend it.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Went here on a business dinner with colleague after reading reviews. Drinks were fab, food was a mix of crazy flavors and what seemed like the chef trying too hard on presentation. Truffles dish was good. Overall ok but acquired taste...

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Amazingly accommodating service, an amazing fusion of what at first appear to be conflicting flavors, to produce the most extraordinarily wonderful tastes & experience. Could not recommend it enough; you MUST visit!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2224 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
    (18th Street)
  • Public Transportation: BART stops at Mission and 16th. MUNI stops at Mission and 18th.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighborhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: 415-355-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mission District

Neighborhood Profile
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighborhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country.
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