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Commonwealth - San Francisco

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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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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, Reservations

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 20
    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
Keep on Wowing me

Been here a few times and keep on loving it. This time the king trumpets dish was simply amazing, delicate flavors and the egg on top, what a nice touch. Sablefish beautiful presentation, the art of making it lightly crisp on the skin and still keep it so moist. Service is always outstanding and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Michel D
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Sebastopol, California
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Sebastopol, California
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142 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Been here a few times and keep on loving it. This time the king trumpets dish was simply amazing, delicate flavors and the egg on top, what a nice touch. Sablefish beautiful presentation, the art of making it lightly crisp on the skin and still keep it so moist. Service is always outstanding and the dessert was so light and... More 

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Oakland, California
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The food is amazing. Incredible attention to detail, knowledgable servers and a very accommodating kitchen all contribute to a great dining experience. Best to take Muni or BART, there is limited parking availability.

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San Francisco, California
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We have been coming to Commonwealth since the first week they opened. We were huge fans of Jason Fox when he cooked at Bar Tartine. The food that Jason serves here is not for everyone. You must be an adventurous diner willing to try new and unusual combinations of food and textures. The food always surprises and is always delicious!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The service staff was excellent and took the time to make the anniversary special. I am not big on seafood because of allergies but there was plenty for me to eat. The food is visually magnificent and the tastes were great. We did the tasting menu and ended up trying almost the entire menu. I recommend this for adventurous eaters... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Commonwealth - San Francisco

Address: 2224 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone Number: 415-355-1500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
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
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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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
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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