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The Richmond
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126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
+1 415-750-9787
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tucson, Arizona
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After local Italian and cioppino, we wanted a taste of French during our SFO visit. Chapeau certainly satisfied our desire. The ambiance is both warm and exciting. The service was spot on. The cassoulet was authentic and satisfying. The entire experience put a period at the end of our three night visit to SFO.

Thank joel k
San Francisco, California
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85 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have come to Chapeau many times over the years, both this location and the old one. We have sampled about 2/3 of their menu so far. Simply put, they consistently have both the best food and the best service in the city, and at an affordable price to boot. (The early bird set meal is a phenomenal deal!) I've... More 

Thank sasquatchsf
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

This restaurant is like a trip to Paris. Nothing but authentic French food, well priced, and beautifully presented. We have nothing about nouvelle cuisine but it’s all you can get in so many French restaurants . Sometimes you just want the tried and true dishes you can’t reliably get elsewhere in SF unless you cook them yourself.

Thank vtobkin
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Always a wonderful moment in time to dine here amidst the neighborhood crowd and those who drive here from all over the Bay Area. Great food, good prices, and exceptional wine. And service is over the top!

Thank KathieVee
Davis, CA
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123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Chapeau has been here in the decidedly ethnic neighborhood of Clement for some years. Chapeau is French, with distinct overtones of French-Vietnamese. We had been regulars when they first opened but somehow got out of the habit. We thought of them for after a matinee at the opera last weekend and went there for an early dinner. The place is... More 

Thank Triumph3A
San Diego, California
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573 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Our meals were very good. I had a filet the was cooked nicely. My wife had a tasty lamb dish. There is a good wine list. The tables are close together, andI would have liked a little more personal space.

Thank baltoro
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215 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

This was a nice little place. It is a little small but the food and service were good. The salad and soups were a great start. Filet was served with a half cut bone with marrow exposed. Dessert was the best of all. All in all a good experience.

Thank cooper12
San Francisco
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217 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Overall we had a very good experience at this restaurant. We had been several years ago and it was good so decided to make another visit for dinner as it's not too far from our house. There were 3 in our party and we had made reservations earlier in the day (about 2 weeks ago). They had a nice specialty... More 

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Carmel, California
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377 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Got to visit this Clement St gem based on friends recommendations. They moved here from smaller quarters in the Richmond. The food is excellent. The French onion soup Devine. Wine list full of nice choices... expensive, but worth it.

Thank rthau
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1,434 reviews
878 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

French food is fine they do it pretty good here, but there are more exciting french options elsewhere. This is 1980's american french stuck in amber.

Thank Alzor S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-750-9787

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