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Magic Flute

Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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3673 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94118 (Spruce & Locust)
(415) 922-1225
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great brunch, lovely back garden, accommodating for kids

I've been here about a dozen times and always been pleased. I love their outdoor garden and brunch menu and great service. Now that we have a baby, they are very accommodating with strollers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Vlbraun4
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I've been here about a dozen times and always been pleased. I love their outdoor garden and brunch menu and great service. Now that we have a baby, they are very accommodating with strollers.

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San Francisco, California
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299 reviews 299 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Sothoths are looking for a place to live and exploring neighborhoods weekend by weekend. Walked into TMF by chance after walking around Presidio Heights. Really great brunch options; I cannot recommend the salmon scramble too highly. Friendly owner, quirky ambiance - moms and matrons.

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San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A local favorite for relaxed lunch or quite dinner. Delicious nightly specials that can be paired with some excellent wines on the menu. Ask to be seated in the back room for a quieter dinner. The music is never loud and the staff is very friendly and accommodating-- even if you happen to leave past their business hours. And the... More 

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Petaluma
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had the ideal setting for a fantastic lunch with friends in the garden patio!! Inside seating has a warm and charming décor.. the patio is a must on a beautiful day. Loved the ambiance of the well maintained garden in the patio. Lots of shade and seating. The well attentive staff made sure you have everything you needed. Antipasto... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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76 reviews 76 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We've been to the Flute many times, always for brunch. For a casual varied menu it beats all the Union St area brunch places we tried so we keep returning. Prompt service and very consistent brunch traditional choices always with an added twist or selection that differentiates it from other restaurants. Reasonable prices, attractive décor with the added plus of... More 

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Atlanta
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134 reviews 134 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Our San Francisco daughter picked this little hide away..and she knew what she was doing! We ate in the garden, what great atmosphere. What great, flavorful, fresh food.. Excellent service.. Pizza, mushroom soup, clam chowder, shrimp louie, it was all excellent. Perfect for a Saturday brunch. Next, we'll book dinner inside and move to their dinner menu Multi generational, child... More 

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san francisco
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303 reviews 303 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Had an excellent dinner at the Magic Flute last weekend. Thoroughly enjoyed the meal and the patio seating. First off, the patio is in the back of the building, with heaters, so it is protected from both the wind and the chill. The food was outstanding. They served bread --- outstanding; so I ordered the garlic bread --- very yummy.... More 

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Coronado, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

After reading the glowing reviews last year, we (husband and I) "did" brunch at the Magic Flute in late Fall. On the patio, cozily tucked in at the rear of the garden with plants and a heater, we feasted on wonderfully creative food (bacon sprinkled waffles with warm apple compote, and an awesome chorizo scramble) and beverages, and were made... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This place was just lovely! It looked small from the outside but it was quite spacious, with a wonderful garden area at the back. We had the steak, which was done to perfection. The atmosphere was so relaxing and I cannot compliment the staff enough. They were just fantastic. I'm not a big dessert person and asked if they had... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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222 reviews 222 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is another place that has been around for years and I went for brunch on a Sunday after not having been there in years. The menu has been updated as well as the physical space. I had the eggs benedict and it was as expected. No big surprise when it came to the food. The back room is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3673 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94118
    (Spruce & Locust)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (415) 922-1225

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?