We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Keiko a Nob Hill

$$$$
Neighborhood:
Nob Hill
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
1250 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA (Clay St.)
(415) 829-7141
Website
Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 40 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
One of the top restaurants in San francisco

Keiko a nob hill is one of the finest restaurants in San francisco. 12 course menu is special yet overwhelming. Most dishes were excellent. Excellent wine list. It is expensive but we loved it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
VinoAmour
,
San Francisco, CA
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
Add Photo Write a Review

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
San Francisco, CA
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Keiko a nob hill is one of the finest restaurants in San francisco. 12 course menu is special yet overwhelming. Most dishes were excellent. Excellent wine list. It is expensive but we loved it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
1,173 reviews 1,173 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
362 helpful votes 362 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My dinner here at Keiko a Nob Hill during my visit to San Francisco was without doubt, one of the best meals I had on that trip! The tasting menus are out of this world. The decor of the restaurant is very intimate and warm. The staff were friendly and efficient, the meals were sublime and the wines were perfectly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sonoma, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My wife and I made reservations here without reading reviews in detail. Obviously many people loved it. Some did not. We did not. There were 12 courses. We did not enjoy any of them. Some we tasted and then pushed away. It is billed as a Japanese-French restaurant. We've eaten in sushi restaurants that we have enjoyed a great deal.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Hiden in Nob hill, inside a private residence, the small dining room , not more than 8 tables, is a very private. the fusion of french Japanese food is perfectly done. This fusion stuff are oversone and can be more confusing. Not at Keiko. All guests must arrived at the same time and will served together. One menu only ,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Mateo, California
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went to Keiko a Nob Hill for our anniversary dinner this year, and it was honestly one of the best meals we have ever been to, including several Michelin three star restaurants. The restaurant is very intimate - there were only four tables in our room. The ingredients they used were top flight - weygu beef, special salmon, sea... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I have nothing good to say about this place. We went for my birthday. Food was strange mix of flavors. Food can be different but the result must be appealing to the palate but this food was horrible. So many other nice romantic choices. Wine was served to us without our permission. No prices were given, if we asked, we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Japanese-French fusion food was amazing and deserving of it's 1 Michelin star. Course after course of creative artful inventions. Service was good, though not great. The wine list was interesting (French heavy), however the sommelier looked rather bored - perhaps there were other patrons who bought more expensive wines he'd rather serve. Overall, the food made it a worthwhile... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

In this hallowed level of dining, there tends to a sense of sameness. Everything has a story, Who grew the carrots, in what organic garden. How well the cow was treated until its final hours. etc. As a result, the food is all very good, with restaurants failing when they try too hard to be different. As a result, we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
367 helpful votes 367 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Arrived at Keiko hoping for a grand meal. Sadly, not more than 5 minutes after being seated a food course was presented to us. We had not been afforded a moment to settle in without various staff approaching us. Already the vibe was odd as I felt the staff were totally stressed out. Notwithstanding food in front of us we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A real delight, walked up to the restaurant on Nob Hill from downtown by which time I was more than ready for a glass of Champagne on arrival. The Chef was very friendly and visible front of house throughout. Overall all the courses were very well executed - great flavours and perfect portion sizes all made with fresh seasonal ingredients... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Keiko a Nob Hill also viewed

San Francisco, CA
 
San Francisco, CA
 

Been to Keiko a Nob Hill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1250 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA
    (Clay St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighborhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: (415) 829-7141

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese

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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Keiko a Nob Hill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?