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Alamo Square Seafood Grill

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803 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94117-1703 (Grove)
Fillmore 22 line
415-440-2828
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dont judge a book by its cover

When the cab pulled up in a side street outside of the restaurant I nearly didn't go in, it had an awful street presence. Inside was shabby chic to say the least and I still thought we'd made a mistake. When we looked at the menu and wine list things definitely looked up as it was simple and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Steve G
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

When the cab pulled up in a side street outside of the restaurant I nearly didn't go in, it had an awful street presence. Inside was shabby chic to say the least and I still thought we'd made a mistake. When we looked at the menu and wine list things definitely looked up as it was simple and elegant. Our... More 

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Tiburon, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Everything I read did not disappoint. The atmosphere is relaxed and easy going, the food and service is outstanding. Was hesitant at first to take my partner for his birthday because it appears as a small neighborhood cafe but the food and service were beyond our expectations. For seafood fans, there is a selection of "catch of the days' and... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went here to celebrate our anniversary on a Tuesday night. The intimate space was not even half full which is sad because the food was top notch and the wine list had a lot of good selections. Service was casual and intermittent which may explain the small number of people eating there.

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montreal
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116 reviews 116 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This being our third night in San Francisco and having had 2 mediocre, at best, restaurant experiences, the fine food at this establishment was very welcomed. This small unpretentious, bistro style restaurant had a very local feel and was situated down the street from Alamo square on a very quiet street. Ken, the waiter, bus boy, greeter was good at... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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216 reviews 216 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
600 helpful votes 600 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We ate here before an opera, and it is well-placed for the opera house, symphony hall etc. Perhaps eating so early in the evening meant that they hadn't got into the swing, but the food was a bit variable: nothing unpleasant or inedible, some dishes really nice, others very ordinary. It's probably best to order the specials; my wife had... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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747 reviews 747 reviews
584 restaurant reviews
865 helpful votes 865 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Wednesday dinner brought own bottle of wine no corkage fee. The complimentary bread with garlic pesto dipping sauce was really good. Shrimp cerviche was delicious. Salad with oranges and apples was a nice light, and fresh tasting starter. The ahi special with asparagus and butternut squash terrific as was the salmon. The place is cozy with a warm atmosphere. Played... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had positive experiences 10 years ago or so as we ate there before the SF Symphony. Therefore, we were looking forward to our experience on a Monday evening as we were headed for the SF Airport. Unfortunately, our previous positive experience was not repeated. The salads were OK , but the fish dishes were not. My swordfish was a... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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93 reviews 93 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We visit san francisco regularly and stumbled upon is little restaurant three years ago. We have been back three times and every time is great! Although the name might suggest otherwise, this is not a touristy place at all. The restaurant has a very local feel and ambiance. The food is amazing! Elegant french cuisine Try the sword fish in... More 

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NY
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198 reviews 198 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

DH and I had dinner with my 2 nieces at this small restaurant on Fillmore St. I must say it was the perfect choice. Service was friendly and not rushed (which we really appreciated since we hadn't seen each other in a long time) and the food was well......just perfect! The grilled swordfish was delicious and DH had the salmon... More 

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Napa, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Always looking for restaurants within walking distance to Davies Hall...we found this very little restaurant. Make reservation cause this is a very small place. Friendly staff, service prompt. Started with Calamari tho the sauce had a slight curry taste....you can opt on the preparation of your fish as well as sauce.....both the salmon & halibut were nicely done....finished with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 803 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94117-1703
    (Grove)
  • Public Transportation: Fillmore 22 line
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 415-440-2828

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?