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Chapeau!

126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420 (The Richmond)
415-750-9787
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Ranked #119 of 4,944 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: The Richmond
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a nice place to go for special occasions and for regular dining. Prices are not too high if you go with the fixed menus, currently $45 for 3 courses. Waitstaff is very helpful and charming although sometimes a little difficult to understand due to the French accent. Creamed corn soup with prawn was delicious. Food in general is... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely meal with my husband and parents at this San Francisco standby. Husband had a duck salad that was absolutely delicious. Dad, who is a tough restaurant critic (and frequent diner in Paris) pronounced his meal "superb". It's crowded and busy but the owner circulates frequently and make sure that everyone is attended to. He greets you with... More

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USA
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A little overpriced for a honest dinner in a busy bistro. The beet salad with oranges was okay. The skate wing a little overcooked while the bone marrow with the beef was a little undercooked.

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San Francisco, CA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We've started coming here every couple of weeks - mostly because the wine list is so fabulous and the wine pairing recommendations from Chef Phillipe are always perfect. It's hard to find decently priced wine lists that are centered around French wine in San Francisco, and the owner has lovingly crafted a very exciting list. I also like the very... More

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United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Based on TA reviews we booked here as our grand finale dinner on our last night in SF. We arrived a bit early for our reservation and Phillipe greeted us in a warm, welcoming and gracious way, seating us at a high top table with water and a fine wine list while we waited for our third party to arrive.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

A short cab ride from the CBD, this gem is worth the taxi fare! The menu items encompasses very well executed French cuisine. Wonderful flavours ... I thoroughly enjoyed my Salade Landaise. As far as hospitality Chef Phillipe seemingly appears out of nowhere to welcome you and to ensure you are enjoying your experience. In our case, he picked up... More

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Redwood City, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I have been to Chapeau about 4 times now and it used to be one of my favorite restaurants in San Francisco! My husband and I had our first date at this restaurant and it was so romantic. The tables are set properly and they make sure that you are taken care of. The food we had here (prior to... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I was recommended to go to Chapeau at my next visit to San Francisco. What a good idea! I truly got a new favorite over here! A bit remote location, but the atmosphere and the food was worth the while finding it. The chef greeted me welcome, so I chose his full menu of the day. An excellent choice paired... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We loved all the food and the people were very friendly. I definitely will go again sometime. The filet mignon was excellent and for dessert I recommend the French toast.

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Westminster, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Chapeau is not only a great place to eat but somewhere other restaraunt owners should visit to see how it should be done. Phillipe and Ellen Gardelle are hands on and it shows. A fabulous wine list with some Burgundy bargains compliments a perfectly executed menu in a very relaxed setting. This is now a must go to when in... More

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