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The Big 4 Restaurant

1075 California St, Scarlet Huntington Hotel, San Francisco, CA 94108-2251
+1 415-771-1140
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“chicken pot pie” (14 reviews)
“branzino” (4 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1075 California St, Scarlet Huntington Hotel, San Francisco, CA 94108-2251
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant smells bad, like the hotel. The bartender has a bad attitude, and serves with a smirk. It is too dark to see your hand in front of your face.More

Thank BillG183
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bill G, I am sorry to read that you didn't enjoy the Big 4 Bar, as it has been rated among the Top 10 in the country, and most of our guests love it. A recent professional evaluation did not confirm anything amiss with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere in an iconic restaurant in a 5 Star Hotel! Food was very good, too end of what I’d usually pay but a treat! Wine list was international and the staff were seen but not heard! Worth a visitMore

1  Thank Carlos P
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Carlos, We are extremely appreciative of such an incredible review and we thank you for your visit to The Big 4. Our staff works extremely hard to provide great food and service and this is exactly what we strive for day in and day...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know it is SF, but I feel like if I go this place and this is my second visit I should bring a wheelbarrow full of dollars, yes I know a credit card will work still when u split the bill and your portions...More

1  Thank Brad G
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Brad G, I would like to thank you for your visit to The Big 4 and taking the time to provide honest feed back from your visit. Price is something we always keep in mind for our guests at the same time our goal...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Luxurious restaurant with delicious food and excellent service. I really liked the interior with wooden elements and green leather seats. Even though the prices are high, I didn’t feel that the restaurant is overpriced.More

1  Thank G_Kateryna
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Dear G_Kateryna, I would like to thank you for your recent visit to The Big 4 and for taking the time to share your experience. We are very pleased to hear you had a great time and enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere. Our goal...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening here. I loved the atmosphere, like a very old time classy restaurant. The food choices were excellent, the food prepared and presented handsomely, and the staff was present but not intrusive. We had salmon, halibut, steak and vegetable pie. All...More

1  Thank S D
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Dear S D, On behalf of everyone here at The Big 4 I would like to thank you for such a fantastic review and thank you for visiting The Big 4. This is exactly what we strive for day in day out. We have such...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Cozy,dark, and romantic.Great service and I loved the piano player.The food was perfect and the wine was delicious!More

Thank darlinglisa
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Dear Darlinglisa, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at The Big 4 and writing such a fantastic review. We are extremely please you enjoyed the food, wine and ambiance. Once again thank you and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed June 23, 2018

Beautiful surroundings, wonderful food and very attentive food. My son wanted our last night to be special and it certainly was, the atmosphere was lovely , the piano was being played and even though there were several diners it did not detract.More

Thank Clare N
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Dear Clare, Thank you to you and your family for selecting The Big 4 for a special night out and I'm very please to hear we were able to reach your expectations. I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave such...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Low light, old fashioned-feeling bar with fantastic drinks and great service. Had the best wine and live piano music. Definitely recommend for a drink!More

Thank saraheg22
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Dear Sarah, We are so very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the lounge in The Big 4 and we would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience and write a review. Our manager Peter has spent much...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

We spent a week at The Scarlet Huntington and ate several times at The Big 4 Resturant. Overall the food was good. Breakfast was a slow service and food was under cooked. Our poor waitress was all alone, running around trying to service everyone in...More

Thank Frankie S
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Dear Frankie, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Big 4. I'm very glad to see you highly enjoyed your meals during dinner service. I would like to send my sincere apologies regarding breakfast as this is no where near...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018

In January 2018 I had a not so stellar experience. I accepted the Executive Chef's invitation to return and wish I could erase that prior review as Hello Big Four & WELCOME BACK to the City by the Bay! I'm a local (that equates to...More

Thank FabInSanFran
Brendan D, Director of Food and Beverage / Exec. Chef at The Big 4 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Dear Judi, Thank you so very much for such an amazing review and for giving the Big 4 another chance. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and get to know you and thank you for you continued support.Your honest and critical feedback a...More

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ernst313
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Response from Dez13 | Reviewed this property |
Call the Restaraunt or the Scarlet Huntington directly and ask them to cancel your reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$26 - $150
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1075 California St, Scarlet Huntington Hotel, San Francisco, CA 94108-2251
    (Taylor)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighborhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-1140
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Scarlet Huntington
Description
Established in October 1976, Big 4 Restaurant at The Scarlet Huntington was named after the reputed "Big Four" industrialists - Collis P. Huntington, Charles Crocker, Leland Stanford and Mark Hopkins - famed railroad tycoons of the nineteenth century who played a vital role in San Francisco's history and early development.
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