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Restaurant Gary Danko

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Sat, 7/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$70 - $100

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Black Sea Osetra 95.00
Golden Osetra 125.00
Caviar Service
1 ounce. With buckwheat blini
3 Courses 71
4 Courses 89
5 Courses 104
Potato-Leek Soup w/ Crème Fraîche, Salmon-Crab Fritter & Bacon
Risotto w/ Lobster, Rock Shrimp, Shimeji Mushrooms, & Butternut Squash
Dungeness Crab Salad w/ Quinoa, Fennel, Mint, Grapefruit & Yuzu Rémoulade
Salad of Baby Beets, Duck Prosciutto, Goat Cheese "Truffles" & Hazelnut Vinaigrette
Lobster Salad w/ Avocado, Citrus, Shaved Fennel, Baby Artichokes & Mustard-Tarragon Vinaigrette
Asparagus Salad w/ Quail Eggs, Speck, Parmigiano-Reggiano & Red Onion-Caper Vinaigrette
Crispy Farm Egg w/ White Polenta, Royal Trumpet Mushrooms, Frisée & Pancetta
Seared Ahi Tuna w/ Avocado, Nori, Enoki Mushrooms & Lemon Soy Dressing
Glazed Oysters w/ Osetra Caviar, Salsify & Lettuce Cream
Savory Tart w/ Butternut Squash, Cipollini Onions, Sage & Goat Cheese Mousse
Horseradish Crusted Salmon Medallion w/ Dilled Cucumbers & Mustard Sauce
Striped Bass w/ Speck, Gnocchi, Butternut Squash, Crimini Mushrooms, Capers & Sage
Seared Sea Scallops w/ Butternut Squash Purée, Shimeji Mushrooms, Apples, Caramelized Cauliflower & Tarragon
Coconut Thai Curry w/ Lemongrass, Calamari, Lobster, Scallops, Scallions & Shiitake Mushrooms
Roast Maine Lobster w/ Potato Purée, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Edamame & Tarragon
Herb Crusted Tuna w/ Citrus Braised Endive, Sunchoke Purée & Anchovy Essence
Branzini w/ Fennel Purée, Niçoise Olives, & Saffron-Orange Emulsion
Guinea Hen Breast w/ Spaghetti Squash, Bacon & Apple Sausage & Tamarind Glaze
Seared Filet of Beef w/ Bacon-Potato "Risotto", Cassis-Shallot Marmalade & Stilton Butter
Herb Crusted Lamb Loin w/ Cannellini Beans, Braised Lamb Shoulder, Barley & Cumin Mint Yogurt
Quail Stuffed w/ Foie Gras, Mushrooms, Quinoa, Savoy Cabbage, Cipollini-Pecan Chutney & a Bread Dumpling
Juniper Crusted Bison w/ Braised Red Cabbage, Cipollini Onions, Chestnut Spaetzle, Tangerines & Cranberries
Roasted Pork Belly & Tenderloin w/ Brussels Sprouts, Apples, Parsnip Purée & Maple-Cider Reduction
Moroccan Spiced Squab w/ Raisins, Almonds, Chermoula & Orange-Cumin Carrots
Lemon Pepper Duck Breast w/ Duck Hash, Celery-Root Purée & Cardamom Poached Pears
A selection of farmhouse & artisanal cheeses presented tableside
Seasonal Sorbet Sampler w/ Cookies
Trio of Créme Brulée w/ Assorted Cookies
French Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches w/ Three Sauces
Warm Persimmon Pudding w/ Citrus & Persimmon Ice Cream
Warm Louisiana Butter Cake w/ Apples, Huckleberry Sauce & Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Créme Frache Cheesecake w/ Caramelized Pecans, Rhubarb & Strawberry Sorbet
Lemon Soufflé Cake w/ Créme Frache Panna Cotta & Raspberry Sorbet
Strawberry Soufflé w/ Strawberry Sauce & Strawberry Sorbet
Rhubarb Tart w/ Raspberries & Pistachio Ice Cream
Baked Chocolate Soufflé w/ Two Sauces
An Additional +6 per person
Flambéed Pineapples w/ Mascarpone Filled Crèpes, Graham Cracker-Pecan Streusel & Coconut Sorbet
$70 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were able to get a last-minute reservation on a Wednesday evening at 7:30. From the moment we arrived at the restaurant the hosted greeted us and the evening began with a beautiful glass of bubbles and move to a fantastic meal at our table....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Tiny_Bubbles007
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food, Always fun. Consistently good. Sometimes a touch crowded and loud. But I love this spot.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JEnriquez
Reviewed 3 days ago

went with my daugther and her husband for dinner during my visit to Berkeley. the place is nice, parking can be a problem but valet parking is available - use it. we had a 3 course, 4 course and 5 course meal with the 5...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Shaikidon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you enjoy high end dining, you’ll love this restaurant. From the moment you enter till the time you leave and even beyond you’ll know you have experienced the very best. The best service The best bar service The best wine The best food And...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ronj476
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll like the maxican food here. It's a nice place to visit and to come again and again. Never regret !

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JitendreS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined with another couple in celebration of a friend’s 50th. The service was fluid like a ballet. The menu selection was beautiful and the food was nothing short of magnificent. We started with the Oestra Caviar which was accompanied with tasty Blini. We all...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ChicagoIslandgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined on the recommendation of a friend who told us that he had never had a bad experience there. Yes, it can get a little loud at times, but that is just the “buzzy” ambience - and you go to a restaurant principally for...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank G592014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived with no booking on a Friday evening and they fitted us in for a 3 course menu with the quality we were expecting. A very enjoyable evening with my wife This a nice place to go for a special evening and I wish...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank M1347EDiand
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

On arrival at Gary Danko for an evening meal we were surprised to find the only options available was a three course for $92 each or a five course tasting menu for over $150. We asked if we could simply order mains or dessert, however...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SALI4567
Reviewed June 11, 2019

We've been going regularly to Gary Danko ourselves since the early 2000's and have taken guests there many times. The food, wines, etc. are still good, but last night it seemed that Gary was no longer minding the store. Unfortunately, most reviewers and many patrons,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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June 3, 2018|
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May 11, 2018|
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Response from Lawrence M | Reviewed this property |
I think you could probably bring a baby here but I really wouldn't recommend it. As other travellers have mentioned, this is a fine dining place and one of the best restaurants in San Francisco. It really is not the kind of... More
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7 days - Food 5:30pm to 10:00pm Bar Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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