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The House

1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Telegraph Hill)
(415) 986-8612
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Ranked #28 of 4,858 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $25 - $100
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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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Livingston, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This little hole in the wall is just amazing. The Food is dreamy. The service was great. The only down side is that the seating is quite tight. If you are a little large you might be eating on your neighbor.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

was all booked but we got on a walk in list - had to wait 30 minutes but no problem at all. Dinner was excellent - we had bass and noodles. Food was fabulous - bright, clean flavors. Service was excellent…

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We went following the recommendations on trip advisor and were lucky to get a table as we hadn't booked. The service was great and the food amazing. We had black cod as one of our mains and it was wonderful. Great value for money if you like great tasting food A relaxed atmosphere and a no rush feel made this... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Just off the noise of Columbus Ave, The House offers a wonderful non-Italian option to this neighborhood. We had a reservation and were seated immediately. The BBQ oysters were a great starter - we considered ordering a second. I had a black cod dish that was beautifully presented and equally tasty. My partner had a very good garlic noodle and... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've been eating at The House for five years now. Every dish that I've had was good; from the appetizers to the entrees there's no bad dish. My favorites; the Halibut is always cooked to perfection and I love love the wasabi noodles! I break my low carb intake for the noodles! Finish with the mango tapioca, light and refreshing... More

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The House is small and tables are packed, but the food is really good. You come for the food, not for service or décor. You can't go wrong with the steak and noodles, salmon roll and sea bass. Make sure you call for reservations.

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I've been living in the city for about 4 months and have been pretty excited to try all the amazing restaurants that SF has to offer....well you can add this place to the list of BEST in SF! We decided to treat ourselves so we started with a delicious Napa Cabernet Sauvignon (cant remember the name....expensive but delicious) and just... More

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Long Beach, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Crowded and a little tight on the seating but the food is outta sight! Service was ok but not as attentive as it should have been. Would definitely go back.

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Absolutely love this restaurant. Make sure to make a reservation and come hungry. Must try the sea bass and any of their specials.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This restaurant had some of the best food we have ever tasted. The octopus salad and tuna tartare were amazing! Great flavours! Be sure to make a reservation as it fills up very quickly. Would definitely go back here in a heartbeat.

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