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The House

1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Telegraph Hill)
(415) 986-8612
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Ranked #50 of 4,938 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
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Cuisines: American, Asian fusion
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Telegraph Hill
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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Very busy , small restaurant in a dodgy corner. However , the food is excellent. Our server was new on the job and we had to ask for the restaurant manager to get to vegetarian options.. After the initial hurdle the experience was great and the food excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Simply the best Asian food no have ever had. Amazing deep fried salmon rolls, miso salmon. Great service. On time on our reservation

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Sonoma, CA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Had dinner with friends at The House. Everything was just great. The food - miso cod, sea bass, pork chop, steak and noodles - all excellent. Good value in this bustling little place. Make a reservation for sure. It's fusion with a lot of Japanese and Thai influence. Tables are really cozy, you will definitely know your neighbors better by... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My fiance, her family and I stopped in here for lunch. We had heard that it was a great place for dinner, but didn't know they were open for lunch. The cuisine is a Thai Fusion and I was impressed. It was delicious. We did not go for dinner while we were in San Francisco, but we were told that... More

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Wisconsin, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I don't know a lot about reviewing food so I'll keep it brief. No bar, No frills interior. Focus seemed to be on the food. Food was fantastic. We really, really enjoyed our meals. Visiting SF, we also really enjoyed dining at a spot that wasn't the typical tourist restaurant. Highly recommend

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london
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Recently visit San Francisco for a best friend wedding, everyone recommended this restaurant, as well as tripadvisor have a lots of good reviews. The food definitely met our expectations, we ordered Ahi tuna, salmon rolls, washabi noodles and pork chop. They were all delicious. We will highly recommended this restaurant.

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Denver, CO
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This small and charming restaurant straddles the Financial district and Chinatown. They graciously accommodated our group of 7 for a business lunch. Service was efficient and friendly, the food was terrific. The wasabi noodles had just enough heat without being overpowering. I enjoyed them with the pork, which was well spiced, but a bit dry. The calamari appetizer is delicious... More

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This small restaurant creates amazing dishes all with very distinct flavors. The menu is wonderful and service is surprisingly quick. It's so popular, it's not easy to get in. Reservations are definitely recommended.

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Paris, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Ok so just as I was about to write this review I just read in one of the previous comments that apparently what I was just served is fish flakes! That's really gross!!!! Take it out of the menu immediately! That said, this small Chinese restaurant is a little gem in north beach. The food is very tasty and the... More

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New York City, New York
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173 reviews 173 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

After looking on line for some time, trying to find a raved-about restaurant in North Beach (not an easy task), we stumbled across this restaurant, and were we ever glad we did. We made a 5:30 Wednesday dinner reservation, arrived on time, and were immediately seated and given menus. There were only three or four tables occupied when we arrived,... More

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