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Quince

470 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
+1 415-775-8500
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“caviar” (44 reviews)
“quinoa” (221 reviews)
“tasting menu” (55 reviews)
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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470 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Caught up with San Francisco friends and this was a great choice to show the best SF has to offer - perfection in food, ambience and service. Perfection though often comes with a price, such seamless service can be seen to be boring but looking...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As travelling foodies we take every opportunity to try the best restaurants as we travel. Quince lived up to its reputation in terms of service, ambience and many of the dishes we were able try. Well worth a visit and the food presentation was outstanding,...More

Thank GraemeB759
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello GraemeB759, Thank you so much for your kind comments. I'm delighted to hear you had a good dinner with us. I appreciate you pointing out service hiccups. I will address with this with the team to make each service better than the one before....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a story about a restaurant that attends to every detail. With three gaudy Michelin stars, Quince shines brightly in the San Francisco food scene. The location is next to it's sister restaurant, Cotogna, which is fantastic itself. Quince has a different feel and...More

Thank LuxeFamilyFun
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience, LuxeFamilyFun. I'm happy to hear you had a good experience. Our apologies in the seating arrangement with loud neighbors. Please feel free to let us know next time. We will do our best to move you to another table....More

Reviewed September 6, 2018

Quince is outstanding with it's great little sister next door, Cotogna. The owners of both have skill, talent, a flair for service and seriously good chef skills. A little more expensive that Cotogna but totally different and delicious menu. Another must find and try place.

Thank Steve R
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Steve, Thank you for your wonderful comments. I'm glad you have enjoyed both Quince and Cotogna! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. All my best, Kei Terauchi Assistant General Manager Quince

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This food is just great. The place is also great. Granted it was very crowded when we went there, but the service was fast and the place was so efficient that it felt like we were not waiting for a long time at all. I...More

Thank anatolyi876
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I just experience one of the most wonderful venues of my life. Outstanding food, perfect mix between innovation and tradition, great atmosphere and super wine When I was leaving the restaurant and they offered me a cup of hot chocolate for the taxi they definitely...More

Thank AbrahamMartin78
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello AbrahamMartin78, Thank you for your kinds comments. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your dinner at Quince. We look forward to seeing you again! All my best, Kei Terauchi Assistant General Manager Quince

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We had high expectation for Quince because it is a three Michelin stars restaurant, a member of Relais & Chateaux and has a high price tag, but Chef Mike did not fail us. The tomatoe soup with an ice bowl was one of the amazing...More

Thank Einac_Uhc
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Hello Einac, Thank you for your candid review. I'm happy to hear you had a nice dinner. I hope you join us again. Our menu changes according to the seasons. It will be our pleasure to have you back at Quince. All my best, Kei...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

All surprices. The food was exelent. The big menue 275 US was it wurth. To come back. For us Europeans the plates came a bit to fast. Amasing winelist.

Thank Jos D
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Hello Jos, Thank you for your comments. I hope you had a nice trip. We would love to have you back on your next visit to San Francisco! All my best, Kei Terauchi Assistant General Manager Quince

Reviewed August 6, 2018

This restaurant is definitely for special occasions, but worth every penny. The dining room is gorgeous, the service outstanding and the food is beyond belief. It is perfect in every way, including the fact that the staff is not pretentious but truly glad you are...More

Thank Jack P
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Hello Jack, Thank you for your kind comments. It's wonderful to hear that you felt our staff truly are happy to take care of the guests. We strive for warm service every night. I hope to see you again at the restaurant. All my best,...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018

We dined at Quince for a very special occasion. And it didn't disappoint. From the ambiance, to the food, to the wine pairing, and impeccable service. This is definitely an experience to remember, My only complain would be the acoustics, as we could hear the...More

Thank jessica b
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Hello Jessica, Thank you for joining us at Quince. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. Yes, depending on where you are seated, the acoustics can be a bit tricky. We are planning on a remodel next year, so we hope to...More

Nearby
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds
for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North
Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Onepea1
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Pam M | Reviewed this property |
$400-700 without alcohol or tip
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calmar
March 31, 2017|
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Response from MurraL2013 | Reviewed this property |
All of the above are fine, you can dress up or down (jeans). Sorry to take so long to reply! Only just logged in again as have 5month old baby!!!
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VedaLoca
March 25, 2016|
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Response from Quince_SF | Property representative |
Dear VedaLoca, Thank you for your message and inquiry. The current tasting menu is $198 per person but we're happy to offer abbreviated menus (5 and 9 courses for $150 and $170 respectively). The menu can be found on our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$220 - $300
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
    (Montgomery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-8500
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Description
Situated in San Francisco's historic Jackson Square, Lindsay and Chef Michael Tusk's celebrated Quince Restaurant features an Italian and French inspired tasting menu that highlights the seasonal bounty of Northern California. Accompanying each menu is an innovative wine pairing and sophisticated cocktail program. Chef Michael Tusk was named "Best Chef: Pacific" by the James Beard Foundation in 2011. Quince was awarded its first Michelin star in 2010 and in April 2012 its second, the San Francisco Chronicle bestowed a fourth star to Quince. In 2016 Quince received its third Michelin star.
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