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Jardiniere

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8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

SNACKS
$9.0
MARIQUITA CRUDITÉS
goat cheese, chive
$10.0
IMPOSSIBLE LARB
black trumpet, cilantro, little gem
$10.0
POMMES FRITES
artichoke aïoli
$12.0
MEDJOOL DATE
pancetta, fennel cracker, mint
$12.0
GRILLED BASS BELLY
meyer lemon, sansho pepper
TO SHARE
Tsar Nicoulai Golden Reserve $149.0
Tsar Nicoulai Reserve $89.0
CAVIAR WITH TRADITIONAL GARNISH
$4.0
OYSTER ON THE HALF SHELL
$18.0
SHORTRIB CROQUETTE
pickled onion, horseradish cream
$16.0
DUCK LIVER MOUSSE
giardiniera, grilled sourdough bread
TO BEGIN
$14.0
LAMB BRODO
root vegetable, cabbage, lentil, crouton
$16.0
CURLY ENDIVE SALAD
cara cara, pecan, tarragon, buttermilk
$21.0
KANPACHI CRUDO
sunflower, habanada, meyer lemon
$16.0
SHAVED VEGETABLE SALAD
fennel, radish, avocado, cured egg yolk
PASTA
$24.0
TAGLIATELLE
aged beef, cauliflower, caper, jack cheese
$23.0
RICOTTA CAVATELLI
broccoli di ciccio, burrata, chili, pine nut
$26.0
SPAGHETTI A LA CHITARRA
dungeness crab, cara cara, brown butter
MAINS
$36.0
CHICKEN
wild mushroom, sweet potato, sauce romesco
$36.0
STRIPED SEA BASS
cauliflower, leek, chervil, crème fraîche
$38.0
DUCK
breast, confit, kumquat, turnip, farro, miso
$40.0
LAMB
loin, belly, shoulder, panisse, olive, yogurt
SIDES
$11.0
POACHED ARTICHOKE
carrot, parsley, olive oil
$12.0
ROASTED SUNCHOKE
salami salsa verde
$11.0
BROCCOLI DI CICCIO
anchovy, garlic
CHEESE
selection of all five - $25
NANCY'S CAMEMBERT
cow, sheep • old chatham • new york
BODACIOUS
goat • bohemian • california
TARENTAISE
raw cow • spring brook • vermont
SAWTOOTH
raw cow • cascadia • washington
BARNEVELD BLUE
goat • hook's • wisconsin
SWEETS
$12.0
CITRUS TART
mandarin curd, fennel, crème fraîche
$12.0
SEMOLINA CAKE
huckleberry, pistachio, cream cheese
$13.0
DARK CHOCOLATE PANNA COTTA
kumquat, cocoa nib tuile, pasilla
$10.0
PASSIONFRUIT
coconut tuile
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$41 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
French, American
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a final visit as this wonderful place is closing down after 25 years. Many wonderful meals here. Tonight's was no exception.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Skruggs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been meaning to try this restaurant for many years, but for one reason or another have not until this past Wednesday evening. We heard that Jardinière would be closing toward the end of April, so we had to make sure we got a reservation...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mle94403
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been some years, since we last dined at Jardinière, and as our monthly (often more frequently) trips to San Francisco are coming to an end, in January, we decided to go back. We are doing our “swan song tour” now, returning to many...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a great location. We were seeing the play Hamilton and it was only a few blocks up the road. The Opera House is one block away. They have a wonderful drink menu with a Somelier on staff. We had wonderful appetizers....More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed January 28, 2019

This long-lived restaurant has maintained its excellence. The still-elegant ambiance sets the tone for its delicious food and attentive, not over-the-top service. We were served the Pre-Theater, 3-course dinner (the only choice before 7pm). Our entrée was particularly creative and tasty: ricotta-based pasta with cheese...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank wwalleigh
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

We were a reserved table of 4 before Don Quixote on Saturday, seated at 5:30. I've been here a few times over the past few years. The usual excellent food was still served but this was a rare occasion when the service was off. A...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Baywalk827
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Went with a bigger group and set menu. Excellence from beginning. Great apero drinks and the foods was cooked to perfection. Service also excellent. The only negative was that the table was too big and I could not connect with my colleagues across the table.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dontommaso2000
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

This was a first visit to Jardinaire. The friends who joined us for dinner had dined there on numerous occasions. We were seated downstairs adjacent to the bar. The room and tables were unimpressive, lacked Holiday cheer. The service was even, staff attentive. Oysters were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vahan K
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We were there just to enjoy a good bottle of wine and some of the appetizers and thoroughly enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We brought our own bottle and the sommelier nonetheless took good care of us. The appetizers were a great pairing with the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 264MarkS264
Reviewed December 11, 2018

It's been a few years since I've made my way to Jardiniere and it is just as I remembered it. Stopped in for drinks following the Blue Angel show as it was just opening. This place is very close to the theatre and a great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Marmeladova
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Heliana_Mano | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant opens its doors at 5pm so I don't think the bar can be available before that. Even if you try online reservations through their website, the time starts from 5pm onwards...so I doubt it.
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cooltony47
December 10, 2016|
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Response from Nick D | Property representative |
The Impossible Burger is $16 and is served in the bar and lounge after 7:30pm daily. Limited quantity is available on a walk-in basis.
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lizlc8
October 30, 2016|
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Response from gauravg822 | Reviewed this property |
it is available nightly!
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