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450 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 956-6969
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Ranked #178 of 4,936 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $41 - $80
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Powell and Mason
Transit: Cable Car, 38 Geary Bus, 1 California Bus
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78% Recommend
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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

On vacation dinner for two with my wife. Undersea decor is over the top but fun and fanciful. We were promptly seated at a nice table in the middle of the dinning room overlooking open kitchen. Waiter was knowledgeable without being snippy. Martinis were great. We had a selection of west coast oysters which were very fresh and tasty. For... More

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Noblesville IN USA
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Our MassMutual Indiana Office hosted an office gathering at Farallon and what an evening of enjoyment! Lovely atmosphere, great, great service and excellent, uniquely displayed courses! Amazing tastes and seasonings for each menu item . . . seafood featured and hubby's choice was great, however, the best filet ever eaten was here a Farallon's! A don't miss if you're in... More

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Walnut Creek, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Marilyn and I treated our grandson Eric to the Farallon Restaurant just a block from Union Square. He's a fourth year Cal Poly student and a "foody", so we were sure he'd appreciate Farallon. We arrived a 1/2 hour early for our 8 pm reservation and, much to our pleasure the maitre d; was able to seat us in a... More

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Paris, France
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We had a quick dinner at Farallon, which happens to be next door from our hotel, last evening. The "host" seemed utterly disturbed by the fact I had not made a reservation, yet there was space available for us and a few others. Nice touch on the underseas decoration, that is correct. Food was pretentious but finally quite average -... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Excellent , service amazing and great environment. Highly recommend. Also a great early bird from 4:00-6:00. Prices are extremely reasonable during this time but dinner also a treat!

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Philadelphia, PA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The environment of this restaurant is beautifully decorated with an undersea theme. The ceiling of the main dining room is vaulted and finished with faux-aged mosaic tiles. The jelly fish light fixtures in the bar area, through which one enters, are really chic. The dining room lighting is extremely well designed. Overall very charming! The space is not too noisy... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Excellent food Perfect service Excellent desert Excellent wine Good location and nice atmosphere 450 plus for a dinner of five

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Gilbert, Arizona
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It is a neat concept, seafood is a must in SF. It is an underwater fantasy theme. The menu is not, too, extensive. Service, not great.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Farallon is a seafood restaurant. They do a handful of non-seafood dishes, but not many. I generally don't like seafood much. That said, Farallon is a great restaurant. The food is excellent, the staff friendly, and the decor is fantastic (make sure to look upwards, so you don't miss the fancy chandeliers). Next time I'm back in SF, I'm pretty... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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120 reviews 120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This restaurant is lots of fun. The unique interior design channels the sea life of the Farallons. The seafood is really good from appetizers, soups, salad through main courses. The deserts were super. The service was consistently superb from the greeting through the bar and dinner. I would highly recommend as everyonr in our party had a great time.

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