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1896 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2109 (Russian Hill)
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Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Russian Hill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Green Street
Transit: The Hyde Street cable car stops right out front at Green Street.

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English first
Saint Ignace, Michigan
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

What a charming place. Warm and inviting, very friendly staff. We were greeted like old friends on a Friday night. The food was wonderful ... pork shoulder and wild salmon prepared perfectly, elegantly presented. The wine list was ample. Mascarpone cheesecake for dessert was sinfully good. Decor is contemporary, lighting subdued. Our best dinner on this trip to San Francisco.... More 

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Carmichael, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Few tourists, with the ambience of a local charmer, Luella is an excellent establishment serving superb food and providing exemplary service. Staying with friends in the city, we were able to walk to the restaurant, eliminating one of the major annoyances of patronizing restaurants on Russian Hill. We were seated promptly at 8 PM, the time of our reservation. Overwhelming... More 

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Warrington, UK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

We went here for our last night in San Francisco. We had the set menu plus wine with each course which was USD 52 each. The food was superb, particularly the coca cola braised pork shoulder. The service and atmosphere was also excellent. The best meal of our US holiday to date.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

excellent service, great ambiance and terrific food. Ravioli was to die for. Beef Wellington was great (a tad bit salty Yorkshire Pudding was good. Excellent wine selection. Check it out!

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Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

The restaurant is on a cable car street - charm no. 1. The owner has a small child and misses her. It has a large and well-done photo arrangement of the child. Charm no. 2 The food was excellent; we had the prix fixe with wine pairings - $52. The only problem: PARKING! Take a cab.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Enjoyed everything - trip advisor was right on the money with this one. I had cola braised pork shoulder with white bean puree and my husband had deconstructed wellington with bone marrow butter which he is still raving about 2 days later. Highlight for us was the relaxed service even though we def. came an hour before closing... Also -... More 

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Napa, California, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

If you are searching for one of the best and creative lasagnas, try the fabulous short rib lasagna at Luella. Besides this entrée, you'll find the ambience captures that local Russian Hill neighborhood feel. Service is very good and the menu is equally creative.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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116 reviews 116 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

When you want a great evening with quality food, cooked from fresh ingredients yet with a gourmet touch head for Luella. A chef/owner Ben DeVries who makes the kitchen hum produces a wonderful selection from the signature Coca Cola braised beef shoulder to fish tacos, salmon etc. Leah provides great recommendations for wine of which there are many selections by... More 

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Western Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is the third year in a row that we've been in SF on business. The first year, we found Luella by accident. Last year & again this year, we searched them out intentionally! The Beef Wellington is to die for!! I crave it & wish I could hop on a plane for the weekend just to go eat there.... More 

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Temecula, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

My husband and I were visiting San Francisco and we were staying in Nob Hill. We strolled down a few blocks and came across Luella's, and what a great find! We've been coming to San Francisco for 16 years and frankly the food scene for us has been hit or miss with more misses than hits. Thankfully, Luella's was a... More 

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Additional Information about Luella

Address: 1896 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2109
Phone Number: 415-674-4343
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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