There are lots of choices, but this one stands out. It has the ambience of a calm, classy, traditional palm and dark wood steakhouse, elegant but friendly. Good for a festive night or just good conversation with friends. Try to get a leather booth if you have four or more.
The steaks are excellent. My choice is the "Harris Steak," but they are all good. Harris' is unusual, in that two side dishes are included for one price (I hate adding $8 for a side dish at most steak houses!). Try the baked potato, or au gratin, and the creamed spinach. Yummm.
I also like a side of carmelized onions. That cost a bit extra.
For salads, I think the Caesar salad here is my favorite of any place in the USA! You can get a smaller sized Caesar, and it is still plenty.
Service is top notch, friendly, professional and very well-trained staff. Low turnover of waitstaff tells you this is a quality place, and Michael the GM is one of the best ever of any restaurant.
In summary, this is a favorite choice in SF, and you must go there. If you don't like steak, the salmon is delicious too.
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