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Soluna Cafe and Lounge

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) #2,221 of 4,539 Restaurants in San Francisco $$ - $$$ American
272 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4726
+1 415-621-2200
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  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
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272 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4726
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Reviewed March 14, 2015

The food is wonderful, ambiance vibrant with noise level (which is beginning to make a difference to us in restaurants) enthusiastic but not uncomfortably loud. A great place to catch dinner before the Symphony, Opera, Orpheum Theatre's and have a nice 5 min. walk or...More

Thank artess1
Reviewed March 11, 2015

As many have said the location for this cafe across from the Civic Center garage and near the Opera House and the Orpheum, makes it an attractive and easy place meet with friends for a pre-performance meal. Big mistake!!! The menu tries to be trendy,...More

1  Thank Winemaker95240
Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a wonderful restaurant within walking distance of the SF Opera House, Symphony Hall, and Orpheum Theatre. They have great food, much of it grown locally, a wonderful Charcuterie/Cheese plate to share that combines local cheeses and home-cured meats with cured olives, house-made jams,...More

1  Thank mobileaccess
Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were really looking forward to trying the Soluna Cafe as we are always on the look out for places to eat near the Hayes Valley civic center overlap. Ambiance is hip and cool. Bar looked good. We were seated in a nice both and...More

3  Thank Kerry B
Reviewed December 15, 2014

Picked Soluna for the proximity to the Orpheum. Had reservations for after a show. Our party of 4 was seated promptly. I was disappointed there was no view of the Civic Center. My bad for not researching better I guess. We were waited on quickly...More

1  Thank CaMtnmomma
Reviewed November 18, 2014

got off the Civic Center BART station and went looking for a dinner spot before show at the Orpheum. Wife didn't want to go to the local 'Sam's Diner', so we found Soluna.. we were promptly greeted but the host didn't seem too excited. After...More

Thank EClikestravel
Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

After being at the San Francisco library for a meet up with poetry lovers, it was time to socialize. Our friend who led the discussion came with us to this friendly bar. There was Proseco ordered and a very tall draft beer. The happy hour...More

1  Thank GrammyJ43
Reviewed September 30, 2014

As others have written, this is a great spot if you are going to the theater, opera or symphony in the area. You can park in the lot below city hall ($5 if you are in early!), walk a block to the restaurant, and then...More

Thank Fog-blogger
Reviewed June 24, 2014

What a great bar! Called in for 'refreshment' mid afternoon, to be met with very friendly staff. Although not extensive, the menu of beers represented quality and interest. The selection of cold meats and cheese were a must have! So impressed, we called later for...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed June 11, 2014

We were going to a performance at the Orpheum and wanted somewhere to stop for a drink. The SHN website list Soluna as a close restaurant. It is close to the theater and other venues! Their Happy Hour is 3 - 7 but gets really...More

Thank Ann B
Civic Center
Civic Center is the seat of power for all things
government and performance-related in the city.
Although its streets are best walked during daytime,
numerous cultural gems are within close proximity to
one another. The symphony, opera, ballet, and jazz
center offer year round entertainment within the
shadow of the city’s Beaux-Arts crown jewel: the gold
tipped dome of City Hall.
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.15 miles away
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.30 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4726
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit Stops: Civic Center Bart & Muni Stations - 2 blocks MUNI 5 Fulton - .5 blocks 19 Polk - .5 blocks 47 Van Ness - 2 blocks 49 Mission/Van Ness - 2 blocks Golden Gate Transit - .5 blocks
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Civic Center
  • Neighborhood: Civic Center
  • Phone Number: +1 415-621-2200
  • E-mail
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