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Atelier Crenn

Certificate of Excellence
Marina District
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3127 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3416 (Filbert)
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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    4 of 5 stars
Outstanding meal but be prepared for the price

Visited Atelier Crenn for my birthday. Only a tasting menu available with a chocie of wine or wine pairings. We chose the reserve wine paring and it did not disappoint. The venue is subtle and from the outside almost nondescript, you could walk right by and not notice it. Inside the atmosphere... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2015
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

Visited Atelier Crenn for my birthday. Only a tasting menu available with a chocie of wine or wine pairings. We chose the reserve wine paring and it did not disappoint. The venue is subtle and from the outside almost nondescript, you could walk right by and not notice it. Inside the atmosphere and decor are classically cool, reminding me of... More 

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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

15 courses of very creative small dishes, served in incredible original plates. But understand it costs $250 per person for dinner and $150 for the wine pairing. Plus the have a mandatory 20% service fee plus they ask for an additional tip. This is a classy place for a very special occasion. They would have gotten 5 stars except for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent tasty savory dishes but they stop too soon and then begin too many desserts that do not satisfy. The desserts are pretty but really not tasty which was so disappointing after the best abalone,great tasty beef, lamb etc. Service for the money was not good.I expect a two star restaurant to fill my water glass without us asking every... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I realise that the whole vibe here is supposed to be relaxed but this is the first Michelin starred restaurant that I have been to that didn't have our table ready on time and I have been lucky enough to eat at many across the world. This is just not acceptable at that level. There was also another couple waiting... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My wife and I decided to take clients out to a special dining experience as a "thank you" for their business. The restaurant had been recommended by a friend whose opinion we respected, up until our experience at Atelier Crenn. We had a relatively early seating due to the lack of availability for a later one. In fact, we were... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

To us, one of the very best restaurants in the US - no wait, in the whole world - together with Alinea and Moto. In a nice, almost Zen-like decor we enjoyed more than 20 spectacular mini-dishes - and accompanying poetry - all not only very wel and creatively presented but also deep in their tasting experience, with hardly any... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Incredible culinary adventure: I lost count of the number of courses, seemed ~15 The menu isn't much help because it's a poem and sometimes three courses are a single line of the poem and sometimes a course is three lines However it's all amazing The raw lobster in melon soup/sauce may be the best single dish that I've ever tasted.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We went to SF for Angel's birthday this year and Atelier Crenn was one of the restaurants we visited. The tasting was very inventive. Some of the dishes were very high-end (caviar, poached foie gras) and some were unique (escargot, prepared in an indescribable, but very delicious, manner). The food was playful and fun! We opted for the wine pairing... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We went to Atelier Crenn as a combined birthday dinner for the two of us. From the get go, the service was impeccable. Our table was a little bit rocky when we sat down and immediately a waiter came to stabilise it. The menu was gorgeous, it was 18 courses and we opted for the 15 matching wines, as well... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Having dined at a number of excellent michellin restaurants in our time we were really looking forward to our tasting menu meal here. Firstly in was freezing, not good start. In summary there was no real food, just froth, faff and tasteless wastes of times. Aftr the 14+ courses of nonsense we left still hungry. Usually a tasting menu has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3127 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3416
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: 415-440-0460

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant


Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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