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The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus

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Union Square
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150 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-4680 (Geary Street)
(415) 249-2720
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 16 year old daughter and I had lunch at The Rotunda and had a wonderful experience. The decor is lovely, service is top notch, and food is excellent. We had a booth overlooking the glass dome and enjoyed a classic lunch of complimentary chicken consomme, chicken salad with fruits and lettuces, and their extraordinary popovers with strawberry butter. We... More 

Thank Carolyn G
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a number of restaurants around the world which, to me, are not just places to eat but serendipity-filled tourist attractions, and the Rotunda at Neiman Marcus in San Francisco is one of these. If it were better known to the general public, there would be a line stretching for blocks to get in, because the food is excellent,... More 

Thank retiredtravelwriter
Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely need reservations and a treat for anyone wanting great service, atmosphere and food. Save room for the hot popovers with strawberry butter that are served upon arrival. Loved the Salmon Salad with fresh peas, artichoke hearts and a delicious, light vinaigrette that was good to the last bite. Great wine list with emphasis on the great wines of California.... More 

Thank TKPeacock
Redwood City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently enjoyed the Hgh Tea in the Rotunda. I frequent tea meals all over the country and this is one of the best. The sandwich and dessert varieties are unique. The scone was particularly tasty. Be sure to make a reservation and say you intend to order Tea as they won't always have it available unless you do. Have fun!

Thank Kate197065
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for lunch. Very nice atmosphere and enjoyable. When you are seated they bring out a chicken consume for you to drink. Then each person in your group receives a big piece of bread with strawberry butter to enjoy. You can have high tea here or order a la carte off the menu. We did both. I ordered the... More 

Thank A and Z
Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went for lunch, but I hit all the NM restaurants. Love them all. Chicken picatta was awesome. Warm seafood salad was ok, they drowned it in dressing. Definitely ask them to go easy on the dressing. There were 3 grilled shrimp and 3 scallops. A bit pricey for what it is. The lobster egg rolls are good but presentation... More 

Thank manawave
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus continues to surprise and delight. When I visit San Francisco now, I try to make time to enjoy lunch here. The restaurant has improved dramatically from the years when I lived in the city. The food is now on par with many of San Francisco's fine dining establishments, and the restaurant's overall cleanliness has made... More 

Thank RenaissanceGirl2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

A lovely place for meals with really nice decoration. Ambiance was alright, probably due to the lunch crowd. Best to make reservations if one doesn't want to wait for too long.

Thank Felicia L
Larkspur, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus is a perfect place to sit down and rest after a long day of shopping. The restaurant is beautiful. It is a lovely place to have tea. They serve these super size Popovers to everyone complimentary. So it's nice to eat light so you can thoroughly enjoy the delicious Popover.

Thank Colleen K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This has to be the best department store dining. Atmosphere amazing. Service amazing. Food brilliant. A must spot for lunch.

Thank Warren T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-4680
    (Geary Street)
  • Public Transportation: - Powell Street BART station. - #30 Stockton Bus (Stockton/Geary stop going south, Kearney/Geary stop going north). - #38 Geary Bus (Stockton/O'Farrell stop going east, Geary/Stockton stop going west).
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: (415) 249-2720

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Union Square
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 sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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