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345 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1673 (Folsom)
+1 415-512-7400
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food; outdoor eating on a nice day; on the Embarcadero, very popular; big bar scene. The gorgonzola raviolis on the bar menu were outstanging. We ended up here avoiding the bay bridge traffic last night (election night) which is why we just had a drink and appetizer. They have a lot of big screens. We have eaten dinner... More 

Thank Linda M
Blythewood, South Carolina
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. The restaurant was hard to find. I had wedge salad(yummy) and clam linguine which was average. Our waitress just seemed to be a little socially awkward. The service was pretty quick and the restaurant was clean.

Thank Frances M
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waiter was doing the best he could. Slow service seems to be the norm. Waited for drinks for more than 20 minutes. I'd go back only for the location, great view for the Bay Bridge.

Thank Luciane B
Santiago, Chile
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Large restaurant with a good ambiance. Food was decent but nothing to write home about. Service was ok but dessert took forever.

Thank Jonathan L
Ann Arbor, MI
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121 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Delicious food, awesome service, and amazing view. We actually stayed in the bar to watch the cubs/LA Dodgers playoff game. We started with apps and drinks and stayed for dinner. It was all so good. We were a group of 15 people and the staff were excellent. I will return and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank firstladyt
San Ramon
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Imagine this analogy. Games of Thrones story line equals excellent restaurant food. Poor service equals the Dothraki experience. I’ll bring these together in a few moments. The lamb empanada, mushroom soup, both excellent. Tortilla soup, not so special. Very tasty pizza. No character and no chopped anything means you can drink it with a straw. Hamburger so-so, but my fault... More 

Thank CARainmaker
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I came here with my husband and my best friend for dinner while we were visiting her. The staff members are very nice and the place has a wonderful view of the Bay Area. Unfortunately the food is not as good as the view, it looked great but it was a bit bland for our taste. I expected more garlic... More 

Thank dianli1990
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here last night at a window table with a great view of the lighted Bay Bridge. Our waiter was very attentive and all four meals were excellent. This location has a relaxed atmosphere with fine dining. It is easily accessible by train and does have parking for patrons. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank BJW48
Fairfield, California
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

This place is conveniently located on the Embarcadero, even though the address is Spear Street. Wonderful view of the Bay Bridge if you are seated at one of the window seats facing in that direction. Fairly large place. We had Tomato-Basil Bruschetta and Moroccan Hummus & Tzatziki as starters. Both were very good. The artisan pizzas were decent but nothing... More 

Thank SMChico2
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

After getting off the Sausalito Ferry that leaves Pier 3 its a short walk to the Restaurant. Nice atmosphere with indoor and heated outdoor seating. Varied menu with gluten free choices. I had the Capellini Pomodoro which was good. The gluten free pizza was disappointing. Excellent service and attention.

Thank mermaid939

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
American, Italian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1673
  • Public Transportation: Muni N Line - Folsom Station/ BART Embarcadero
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-512-7400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoMa

Neighborhood Profile
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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