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The Richmond
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126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
+1 415-750-9787
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Davis, CA
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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San Diego, California
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543 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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213 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 198 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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358 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 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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668 reviews
506 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 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 Scrappleking
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Love the neighborhood vibe. Chef came to our table to greet us. Food was very good. Excellent wines too. Range of meat, vegetarian and seafood choices.

Thank Alison W
Aspen, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Excellent food nice wine list and excellent and friendly service in the Richmond neighborhood! I have been there twice in the last year when visiting family in the city. Chapeau is a cozy family place with a nice atmosphere. The food is authentic bistro French with wonderful flavors. Most recently I had the bouillabaisse which was fabulous w/ a heavenly... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Ate here on Sunday night at 6:15 and restaurant packed. Good outstanding and good options of fixed prix. Service excellent-friendly, professional and able to make great wine recommendation from interesting California and French list. I had veggie Napoleon; husband had bouliabaise. Both delicious. Desert options impressive. Small neighborhood restaurant.

Thank upred
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Philippe and Ellen have the best of all worlds and they share that "best" with us: Philippe with his exquisite and precise passion for food: its preparation, its presentation, and it's taste. Perfection; Ellen with her welcoming open arms into their home. Chapeau feels like family. No matter how long you have been away, you are embraced with love. As... More 

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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
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?