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Velvet Room at Cliff Hotel

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495 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
1 week ago
“Adequate brunch with excellent service”
Aug 16, 2017
“Great brunch in stylish location ”
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
495 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a good but very standard brunch buffet. The area is very appealing with lots of wood and windows. Service was much better than the food, which was fine but nothing other than standard fare. Worth eating there once or twice.

Thank PDaddyCleveland
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We just had breakfast at the cliff hotel, but the food was excellent and the location stylish. Reservation needed. restaurant closed at 10.30 am! Design by Ph. Starck, which we like a lot.

Thank giagi06
Reviewed January 31, 2017

Clift Hotel is one of my favorites in SF. I try to stay here as often as possible on my frequent visits. Today was the first time I tried their breakfast. For what you get, it was incredibly overpriced an mediocre at best. The service...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Great bar whit amazing list of cocktail's. The barmen's are very pleasant. Good choice to enjoy in good drink and music.

Thank andy241135
Reviewed January 4, 2017

the restaurant had odd tables where you had a side table to sit at. difficult to eat. the brunch was $30 which was about the same price as a meal. fresh squeezed oj and great food. pretty aesthetics.

Thank nancycrabbe
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Cocktail waitresses were nice. Very busy and sometimes hard to get bartender to wait on you. Some nights they have a DJ and it gets more of a club feel.

Thank valerieU2
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I went here for Sunday breakfast/brunch. You can order off the menu or there is a small buffet. I ordered the buffet and drank a cup of coffee before heading to the buffet. The server delivered my bill right after pouring the coffee and before...More

Thank NuttyAcres
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Wonderful lunch with a stunning view. We enjoyed a relaxed lunch with old friends. Staff was very helpful, but not intrusive. Food was amazing, we started with crab cakes, then had the mussels and the scallop dishes and were thrilled with the results. Dessert was...More

Thank Brett V
Reviewed July 16, 2016

The Velvet Room at the Cliff Hotel is so lovely! What a sexy, dramatic interior that is so relaxing and no-fuss. Nice menu of small bites, all of the food was very nice (charcuterie and formage and a kale salad) and the cocktails were zesty...More

Thank napakettu7
Reviewed June 21, 2016

The very trendy Clift Hotel remains the destination for celebrities of every persuasion. Pop stars, music legends, Silicon Valley nouveau riche. Well heeled tourist in town for business or pleasure Creative cocktails, creative menu. Excellent service, chic atmosphere. Empty at 6 packed at 9

Thank Stuart256
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Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
7:00 am - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
    (Taylor St.)
  • Public Transportation: Muni - 38 Geary, Powell St Bart
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
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