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The House

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1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3910
+1 415-986-8612
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (72 reviews)
“salmon roll” (25 reviews)
“noodles” (51 reviews)
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Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3910
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

like any restaurant your experience will depend on what you order. my dishes where outstanding. ahi tuna, with some great sauces. a couple of appetizers were great as well. salmon roll, etc.

Thank bruintarheel
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Wow. What an impressive meal this was. I was visiting from Australia and had dinner on a Monday night with 5 friends. It looks like a very small, understated local restaurant, nothing fancy... but the food was just exceptional. By far the best meal I...More

Thank MandyMeerkat
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Arrived with a large group of 10 and was able to sample a variety of dishes. I had the seared scallop and the salmon in sake bonito broth, and both was delicious. Pity our stay in San Fran is short otherwise we would have returned...More

Thank kman_syd
Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

A small place on Grant just off Columbus with fabulous food. We had the spectacular yellowtail sashimi and the grilled octopus salad as appetizers and both were original and outstanding. For the main course we had the sea bass and the ahi - again both...More

Thank Dianne M
Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

Absolutely delicious, fresh creative food. Had 2 of the 4 offered nightly specials - both were fantastic! Recommend for sure. It is busy but understandably so and they do a great job managing things. Service was great. I'll go back any chance I get!

Thank Rubyroaddesign
Reviewed March 18, 2013

ate lunch at the house restaurant today. shared the baby greens, sea bass and a swordfish special. the greens came with little slices of jicama, apple and plum, with a passion fruit vinaigrette and was delightful. the sea bass, which i had read about, lived...More

Thank jklugmn
Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Very small and simple in appearance but the food.... Oh my the food is to dream of... Creative inventive and seriously proportioned to feed a hungry man or family. Highly recommend it

Thank MimsyB
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Good food is point number one when we dine out. This small restaurant passes with an A plus. Having said that, it is crowed and not a place for a leisurely quiet meal. But go for the food!

Thank Captjps
Reviewed March 11, 2013

The food was over the top good. This place is small, so you better have a reservation - but it is worth it for sure. Service is fast and the food was really good. Highly recommend it. The style is Asian Fusion.

Thank TheNetBuilder
Reviewed March 7, 2013

Make a reservation, that how busy The House is! and if a place is busy, they typically pretty good. In my experience with them, it was phenomenal. I anticipated that it was going to be good, my first visit was last week... my second time...More

Thank Tony S
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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Response from Dave N | Reviewed this property |
The prices are not outrageous or anything to worry about unless you are on a tight budget. The portions are not huge but it is worth it. I would say it is midrange for SF and KBcolumbus is correct on the ranges. To quote... More
Bryan F
February 17, 2015|
Response from ChitoD | Reviewed this property |
You may call them at (415) 986-8612. Reservation is highly recommended unless you go there a few minutes before opening: 11:30 for lunch and 5:30 for dinner.
Bryan F
February 17, 2015|
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Response from Kurt M | Reviewed this property |
Not exactly sure what the question is here. This place is a trendy fusion restaurant. It's crawling with tech-savvy yuppies. The food is mediocre at best, and overpriced from my point of view. In SF, people go with the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-986-8612
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