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The House

1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Telegraph Hill)
(415) 986-8612
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Ranked #48 of 4,922 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, Asian fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Telegraph Hill
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322 reviews from our community

93% Recommend
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English first
Sonoma, CA
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 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
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

To start with: the food is very good! Started with sashimi of different fishes and had grilled tuna and some dessert after that. Good combinations of flavors and textures, would have been a pleasure to enjoy in the right atmosphere. Unfortunately i think the place could do better. The place is tiny and popular (which means: crowded). Therfore we made... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

We were there for dinner last night. The place is very, very small. Expect to listen to the conversation of both tables, left and right from you. Now for the food, we tried the fried salmon roll, soooooo good , loved it. The pork chop was not good but the wasabi noodles with steak were to die for. The halibut... More

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