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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
American, Soups, Contemporary
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56 Gold St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5103 (Jackson & Pacific)
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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53 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived for a dinner reservation for 12. The restaurant has very dim lighting and initially when we stepped in off the street I could not see the flooring as we were escorted to the table - just hoped it didn't have a step down/up where I would trip. Once seated, it was very tight. We were also informed that... More 

Thank Michelle C
Point Roberts, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You may not come across this gem if you don't know it exist. This has been my third time here. The previous times, I went for dinner with a friend. Dinner was good on both occasions. This time, my sister and I went for a cocktail for the atmosphere.

Thank Susanne S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I dined @ Bix on a Sunday evening. I'm disabled & use a mobility scooter. The staff were very helpful in guiding me for an easy route to a comfortable seat. The 1930's speakeasy atmosphere is glorious. Unfortunately, I also have a food allergy. But, they were kindly accommodating. I enjoyed the Dry Aged New York Strip... More 

Thank Theresa F
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101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bix creates an fun dining experience - great food, cocktails and atmosphere. The menu is seasonal and fresh. We had a large party of 8 with everyone ordering a variety of dishes. All were perfectly prepared and appropriate to the season, e.g. pork chop, halibut. The cocktail menu is classic and presented well. We really enjoy the music. It's great... More 

Thank Debbie T
New Jersey
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends took us here for dinner while we were visiting SF. The atmosphere here - the building itself, even - is amazing and feels romantic and relaxing. Our cocktails were delicious and strong. I had the lobster spaghetti, which was delicious if a little light on the portion size. Everyone else seemed really happy with their choices. The noise level... More 

Thank Molly H
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Birthday? Anniversary? Looking to close that deal with your girl? This is the place! I used to go there once a month for years, and end my night around the corner at the Cyrus Club. Well, I moved to Las Vegas 8 years ago and just moved back a few months ago to find the Cyprus Club gone, but Bix... More 

Thank Michael D
Yao, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is the ultimate date or business eatery in the district. To start the appetizers were great , try lobster roll savory will be your new dinner word. Wonderfully fresh oysters just to start . Lobster spaghetti was divine or so said my date . The blackened cod was everything you look for in that dish. And to top it... More 

Thank carvinthurman
San Francisco, California
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We stopped in for a few snacks at the bar. I've been coming to Bix for well over 20 years and never fail to smile as I walk into the dark retro atmosphere, feels like stepping into another world. The bartenders are great. My companions normally love the chicken on the bar menu, but it was pretty bad. The salmon... More 

Thank Lynne Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous Will do it again Grateful for the great service and convenient Highly recommended for couples

Thank Rassan T
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Dining here on a Sunday night was lovely .... A few tables of other diners meant it was a quiet, intimate experience in a wonderful split level venue. Our waitress, Laila, made us feel very welcome and helped with menu recommendation ... The food was excellent and accompanied by the soundtrack of live piano jazz ... Worth a visit.

Thank MazDavid A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $80
American, Soups, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Gold St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5103
    (Jackson & Pacific)
  • Public Transportation: Muni bus: #41 Union
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: 415-433-6300

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

Neighborhood Profile
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. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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