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300 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4419 (Franklin St.)
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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Beirut, Lebanon
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97 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my second visit. How lucky to have it located right next to SF Jazz! Had an amazing fois gras appetizer, a hamachi crudo and a duck breast that was out of this world. Superb wine list with many choices by the glass and half bottles. Excellent service.

Thank jfayyad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Superb food and excellent service, we had a terrific evening in the arts district. Nice decor, not over the top, romantic enough for a couple but comfortable for a family.

Thank Tamara J
San Francisco Bay Area
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I eat at Jardiniere about six times a year and have never been disappointed. It's a beautiful setting that puts me in a celebratory mood and the food is excellent, but the best part is the accommodating service. I have had some special requests over the years, like asking for a vegan entree for a guest or needing quick service... More 

Thank ElisabethJ322
San Jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As high-end restaurants in SF go (I.e. lots of $$$), this is a solid value. The cocktails were great (we had an old fashioned and a cosmopolitan), the food is wonderful (she had lamb and I had fish) and the decor is intimate. It's a perfect place to eat if you're having a swank night at the symphony or opera.

Thank Charles A
Nick D, Guest Relations Manager at Jardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us. We appreciate you taking the time to leave feedback on your recent visit. I will be sure to inform our team of your kind words, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm regards, Nick Di More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't sure where to dine once I arrived in San Francisco, especially on my birthday. I came across "Jardiniere" in one of the cookbooks and thought of giving it a try. So I made my reservation and was welcomed by Nick on Aug 23, 2016 around 7pm. I was surprised to learn that they dig some info about me..... More 

Thank Gaurav G
Nick D, Public Relations Manager at Jardiniere, responded to this review

Gaurav, It makes me happy to read that you had had a wonderful birthday evening with us. We strive to ensure that our guests have a wonderful experience with us, and I am glad it showed. I will be sure to share your kind words with our team. We do hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Nick Di More 

Los Gatos, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is my favorite place when I go to a show. It is a very good Restaurant, excellent service and great menu. I recommend this to everybody who wants to have a classic San Francisco Restaurant experience.

Thank grecognos
Nick D, Front Office Manager at Jardiniere, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. I am happy to hear that we are a favorite of yours! We look forward to welcoming you back to Jardinière soon. Kind regards, Nick Di More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We dined here mostly due to seeing Chef Traci Des Jardin on many shows. The menu was very interesting with several unique components in dishes. Expect to ask your server about some of the ingredients from the menu. We enjoyed the halibut crudo, burrata, and duck entree. The wine selection is great and the atmosphere is wonderful. Jardiniere truly lived... More 

Thank Ryan C
Nick D, Front Office Manager at Jardiniere, responded to this review

Ryan, Thank you for joining us, and writing feedback on your recent visit to us. I am thrilled to know that Jardinière lived up to your expectations, and that you had a lovely evening at the restaurant. We take pride in what we do here, and I am glad it showed. We look forward to seeing you again. Best, Nick... More 

Millbrae, California
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51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Hubby took the entire family to celebrate my daughter's graduation. The menu was a bit limited while "tasting menu" was promising. I wanted to go for the tasting menu but having a nine-year old with us who couldn't appreciate it would be meaningless and not worth it. Also, everyone must order "tasting menu", in your group or it is not... More 

Thank Rowena L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We had a dinner for twelve in the wine room for a special event. The restaurant was good to work with and on top of things from the beginning. We had the chef’s special tasting menu and it was excellent, with many creative and delicious dishes. Our two vegetarian / vegan guests were given nice alternatives as well. The wine... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Food at Jardiniere is really really good! Although the menu is a little limited, it really worth trying those amazing plates. Sizes are also small so definitely not to share! haha.. The service is really nice, the make a whole difference to the experience and if you are into fine wines, this is the place, really good wine list to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
French, American, Gluten Free Options
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
Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
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: 14158615555
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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