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Magic Flute

3673 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 922-1225
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Ranked #827 of 4,922 restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Spruce & Locust
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Petaluma
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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243 reviews 243 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 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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168 reviews 168 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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Christiansted, St. Croix
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Perfect spot for large or small gathering. Personalized service,great food in a nice garden or inside setting

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San Francisco, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I went to this establishment on 3/15/13. I had a Bloomspot Certificate and called to make the reservation, stated on the Bloomspot Certificate for 5:30 pm. The "gentleman" who took my call said something similar to this: "Madame, you realize that the value of the certificate is $50.00." I told him that I did and that I would spend the... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

My wife and I were walking along Sacramento enroute to the De Young Museum and just happened to drop in on the Magic Flute for lunch. We are so glad that we did! It is a beautiful and intimate restaurant (though not so tiny - we were shown the large open patio in the back when we left - looks... More

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