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Hayes Valley
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300 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4419 (Franklin St.)
+1 415-861-5555
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was pouring rain the evening I arrived at Jardiniere. The restaurant provided a welcoming respite from the storm. We ate at a table on the second floor and I was really struck by the beauty of this restaurant. The tabes were set around a central atrium the ceiling of which glowed with tiny lights. Our dinner was perfectly timed... More 

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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's location. It's the high arts. It feels like our version of Rome. But it is just a business. Some magic . . . maybe. But it is a very, very distant destination from Rome.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful in every way, from the bar to the service. Truly exceptional service, although the menu was limited at 10pm.

Thank Chorpiano
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful decor, very attentive service, good wine list, limited menu. Shared delicious appetizer of chunks of crab in light lemon sauce with small pieces of sweet orange. Enjoyed short ribs with spinach; whole grain polenta. Also chicken with sweet potato chunks, and kale with pomegranate seeds.

Thank Kathy984
Aptos, California
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375 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A foodie friend of mine says that one of meals in the city is at Jardiniere. I finally made it. For appetizer we shared the crab dip (chunks of crab, really good) and the spaghetti squash (also excellent). They didn't have duck the night I was there, so I went with the short ribs. I also got some polenta. It... More 

Thank TennisBum P
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

we came here solely for the impossible burger and we could not be more impressed. The restaurant and service was great and the burger was amazing. if I lived here I would be here three times a week!

Thank kevincanada
Oakland, California
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185 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

I booked this place for a romantic dinner for my husband's birthday. We had planned to go to the opera right afterwards. I had requested (twice on the phone) for a romantic seating if possible so that we wouldn't be close to other tables, the lady on the phone said they could arrange something for his birthday so I was... More 

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Den Haag
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

the restaurant is on the corner of the concert hall; service and food are very good; they make sure you are ready on time; everything we ordered was excellent!

Thank Charlotte_34
Park City, Utah
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334 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Overall very good restaurant with well prepared dishes and excellent wine service. Nice setting and good feel make this a nice choice in San Francisco. All dishes were tasty and the ingredients excellent. Short ribs were divine. Service was a little off but overall not bad. Nice spot in the city.

Thank VoxVolpe
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Years ago I had some decent meals at Jardiniere. Those days are gone. A recent dinner was embarrassingly bad. The dishes were overly fussy, seemingly struggling to make a statement of some kind. But it was the laughable portions the offended the most. A rabbit main course offering a single slice of stuffed rabbit, cut into a round no more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4419
    (Franklin St.)
  • Public Transportation: Civic Center BART, 21 Hayes, 49 Van Ness/Mission, 47 Van Ness, F Market
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-861-5555
Traci Des Jardins' signature restaurant in Hayes Valley and home base of 18 years. Jardinière is great hospitality. Modern French techniques with a San Francisco sensibility, a dining experience that can be both elegant and easy. We present a range of experiences tailored to reflect your mood: a multi-course tasting menu, leisurely, romantic dining, efficient and delicious pre-theatre plates and a bar and lounge for catching up over cocktails and small bites.

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Staying in Hayes Valley

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Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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