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Keiko a Nob Hill

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1250 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4261 (Clay St.)
(415) 829-7141
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Atherton, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked in and was just wowed--it was so intimate that I expected all the men to drop on a knee and propose to their dinner dates. Amazing food as well. Great wine list. Proprietors were super-friendly.

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Thank shrewdinvestor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband made this reservation to celebrate our 15th anniversary. We had very little knowledge of what to expect before arriving but we were not disappointed. The restaurant is located in a small residential building. Upon arrival, we are taken to our beautiful intimate table with comfortable cozy chairs. It is a set menu with the entire room being served... More 

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Sydney
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166 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

It is a long night at Keiko but the food and the whole experience makes it worthwhile. It is a approx. 10 course degustation type menu, all small courses but still quite a lot of food. Each course was beautifully executed and some were just outstanding - particularly the sea urchin and the snow crab courses. One of the signature... More 

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Los Altos, California
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119 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We were lucky to get Saturday night reservations only a couple of weeks in advance for this tiny restaurant (approx.12 tables) on the 1st floor of a classic Nob Hill apartment building. We had visited many years before and remembered their unique Asian tasting menu. Considering there were 12 innovative and delicious small courses with a staff that could fit... More 

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Thank wwalleigh
Mill Valley, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is the finest meal of the year for me. Absolutely divine in every aspect. Small cozy room and everyone gets served at the same time. Superb wine pairing even though they have a great wine list. It was like traveling to Paris and finding a hidden gem-without the long flight! Service is flawless and cordial.The flavors soared above other... More 

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Thank Russell K
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I've been meaning to write this review for quite some time. In addition to Keiko we've eaten at two other Michelin starred restaurants in SF. I was somewhere between ambivalent and disappointed about those two, but Keiko really shines. The setting is that of a wonderful old SF restaurant with all the original elements intact. The tables are spacious and... More 

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Thank OnwardNYC
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We were excited about dining here and got to experience some lovely food. The menu is set and is a 12 course degustation at $145 per person. Wine pairing is available at additional cost. The wine menu is extensive but the prices reflect the over all experience. We are not tight walleted when it comes to dining out but felt... More 

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Orange, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Great Staff, with great enthusiasm. I loved the vivid descriptions of the food and the wine pairings. Each course was inventive and delicious ... from the over-the-top Foie Gras with reduced espresso (paired with a beautiful vintage port), to the pairing of Maine Lobster with Hokaido Scallop. If you are a fan of Burgundies, the wine list is INCREDIBLE. We... More 

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Thank CSUF80
San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Dining at Keiko is a lovely experience from beginning to end. The service is perfect, the dining room intimate and the food is amazing. Our dinner was beautifully prepared, with fresh and interesting ingredients. The serving dishes are beautiful and it was fun to see what would be presented next. The wine pairing was also quite different but nice. I... More 

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San Francisco, California
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I'm more into the hole in the walls and dives myself where they give hearty portions that go well with a microbrew BUT..... I have to say this place was amazing! I've eaten at some fine dining Michelin restaurants and while I've usually been satisfied with the wine and food, it was tempered with the check. Not so here! This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $50
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4261
    (Clay St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighborhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: (415) 829-7141

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Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the city and is home to amazing architecture and views. The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that followed. Luckily all is not lost; storied hotels and Grace Cathedral surround Huntington Park. Having a drink or dinner while taking in the sunset and views at the "top of the Mark" is tough to beat.
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