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Le Colonial

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Asian, French, Vietnamese, Contemporary
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20 cosmo place, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Taylor and Jones)
4159313600
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 134
    Excellent
  • 133
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great experience

Went there for a family dinner. The food was excellent and the waiters helpful. The restaurant in itself is very welcoming. I have tried the one in New York as well, the menus are different but the food is just as good. I would go again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
AliceGAM
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Paris, France
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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312 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Paris, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Went there for a family dinner. The food was excellent and the waiters helpful. The restaurant in itself is very welcoming. I have tried the one in New York as well, the menus are different but the food is just as good. I would go again!

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New Orleans
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We didn't eat here, so this review is only of the bar. The unassuming building is down an alley, but don't be deterred. Once you go inside and up the stair case you enter a large very cool bar with a funky colonial Vietnamese decor. There was an excellent very fun gypsy jazz band the night we were there, and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went to dinner there on February 14th. We ordered an appetizer, two entrees, and a bottled of wine. We hadn't received our utensils, napkins, or water yet, when my wife's entrée and our appetizer was delivered to our table at the same time. I tried to tell the server this but he ran off to another customer. We sat... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

After a number of visits to Le Colonial , which have been very good, the restaurant has decidedly lost its luster. The wait staff was informed and attentive. The presentation of food, was unimaginative and the creativity of taste was lacking. When asked, the front desk was unwilling to help call a taxi even though there was no activity. Le... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Wow, what an experience. Although I travel a lot, have successfully completed Thai cooking classes and a wife who's a natural talent chef (and myself do a bit of decent cooking also), this has been a wonderful surprise. Asian cooking, French influence, Thai twist. The Ahi Tuna tartare with a side of avocado, ginger, red peppers and raw qual egg... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I returned to this excellent restaurant in San Francisco recently after a few months. From the moment we entered we received a nice welcome and were seated at our table even though we had arrived half an hour earlier than our reservation. Service was excellent through out the dinner. The restaurant offers three signature dishes of a combination of meat... More 

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Avondale, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews 130 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Stopped by for a late meal at this unique venue. Easy to make reservations through Open Table and received confirmation by email and phone. The restaurant is down a side street that can have you second guessing if you are in the right place until you see the parking lot full of expensive cars. The decor is nicely decorated and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Friday night dinner with 2 teenagers after crossing the pacific and a long day walking and cycling potentially risky but our visit was a complete success. Arrived on time and seated promptly. The place was full but we had our orders taken promptly and meals arrived without delay. All staff friendly and informed. Cocktails, food and wine all very good,... More 

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Scotland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice setting off the hustle and bustle of union square. Limited menu which normally can be a good thing however I found the choice very limited as item very similar. With a shellfish allergy makes it even more limited. Chose the pork which was tasty but rather un exciting. Basically a bowl of pork in broth, no veg no other... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Amazing food, the combination of both French and Vietnamese cuisines is amazing. Nicely decorated, good music, outstanding service. All the dishes we tried were delicious, beef, fish, curry, duck; the appetizer samplers were delicious. Had the best brussel sprouts ever.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 cosmo place, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (Taylor and Jones)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 4159313600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 80
  • Cuisine: Asian, French, Vietnamese, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?