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La Folie

2316 Polk St, La Folie Lounge next door to the restaurant, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
+1 415-776-5577
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“amuse bouche” (32 reviews)
“foie gras” (39 reviews)
“truffles” (31 reviews)
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French, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2316 Polk St, La Folie Lounge next door to the restaurant, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
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Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Original, well cooked and well presented, great service! The lobster was great. Very good quail and squab Short wine list by the glass

Thank riouxp
Reviewed August 1, 2014

As we drove through an "interesting" neighborhood to this venerable French Restaurant in Russian Hill we had some doubts, but stepping into this small but elegant space transported us to the banks of the Seine. The food was fantastic, French, innovative without going molecular and...More

Thank MDrooster
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Like most other reviewers, I thought the food was outstanding, the service was spot on, friendly and attentive. I ordered the 5 course tasting menu and up charged to the Wagyu Rib-eye. It was perhaps the best steak I have ever had. The other courses...More

Thank Dirty_Kauper
Reviewed July 25, 2014

I have to say this is one of the better dining experiences I have had in quite awhile. I wish I would have dined here much sooner. I felt like I could have been in Paris and the service was impeccable, understated and unhurried. All...More

1  Thank 180michaelm
Reviewed July 22, 2014

We dined with our 20 year old son and had high expectations. La Folie exceeded our expectations! I had the chef's tasting menu with wine pairing. My husband and son had the regular 5 course menu. We started with Russian Caviar to share. They presented...More

1  Thank Marilyn G
Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

This was a fabulous fine dining experience with lots of little extra touches. Food and service superb, and the price is reasonable for such quality. Just go.

2  Thank Anne S
Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had last been to La Folie on 7/1/2013, for our 6th year wedding anniversary. This visit was on 7/1/2014, for our ... well, you get the drift. We started with an ounce of Russian caviar, served on potato blinis stuffed with lobster. Delightful, of...More

2  Thank Roy R
Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had a wonderful meal here on a visit to San Francisco in March. I loved the ability to mix and match the dishes on the menu and meant that we got to try everything we wanted. The various amuse bouche were lovely and a...More

1  Thank gemcan83
Reviewed June 19, 2014

I came to La Folie a few years back, and while it was good, it did not impress me enough to get my wife there, for several months. We are in San Francisco at least once per month, and usually only get to dine together...More

1  Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed June 18, 2014

The food was tasty and well prepared. The service was elegant. The wine list was ample and not overpriced. The decor was pleasant and not pretentious.

1  Thank Timothy P
Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential
neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner.
Combined with several great cafes, restaurants,
antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any
visitor would gladly leave their heart in San
Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down
Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world,
and make the slow creep downhill past charming period
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Response from THEGaryGreen | Reviewed this property |
I am a VERY picky eater (a vegetarian who hates vegetables). I found the restaurant to be extremely accommodating in building a meal for me. Because the chef is on site and the owner(and is in San Francisco), it is an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$100 - $150
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2316 Polk St, La Folie Lounge next door to the restaurant, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
    (Union & Green Streets)
  • Public Transportation: 19 Polk, get off on Polk and Green street. 49 Van Ness, get off on Union and walk one block East to Polk street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighborhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-5577
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