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Acquerello

1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
+1 415-567-5432
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“amuse bouche” (27 reviews)
“tasting menu” (26 reviews)
“budino” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

Dinner should be a happy place to enjoy your foods regardless of where you are. Acquerello offered set menus with different prices. Five of us opted for the Seasonal Tasting Menu with one bottle of pricey Pinot Noir to share. Services in the beginning were...More

Thank leipolin
Reviewed May 6, 2017

We had the prix-fixe menu, which was really a value for money. The seared ahi tuna was really fresh and the semifreddo was excellent. Acquerello caters for special requirements really well, even the amuse bouches were specially made.

Thank someone3105
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

I've reviewed Acquerello previously, but our meal last night was so top notch I just have to say it again. An elegant upscale Italian villa type atmosphere with terrific food by the chef/owners, and a staff to match. The Maitre D and Sommelier are top...More

1  Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed May 1, 2017

6 of us. Took 3 hours for the meal and cost about the same as my first car. Everything was perfect. Decor, service, food, all perfect.

1  Thank hcconsultant
Reviewed April 16, 2017

I travel a great deal and also regularly try out new fine dining restaurants across the bay area. Acquerello is a real standout and now in my top-5. Service was professional, helpful, friendly in the right way, timely, not snobby, attentive yet unobtrusive. The food...More

1  Thank E-Broockman
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We dined at,and I reviewed, Acquerello over 4 years ago, but I wanted to review again based on our latest visit last week to confirm that Acquerello is still at the top of the charts and now has two Michelin stars. This is a contemporary,...More

1  Thank dragonrees
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Welcoming, friendly, professional service. Nice decor but can get a tad loud at times. Inflated wine list and a pretentious sommelier. My husband and our dinner companion both wore jackets as requested but there were several other diners who weren't dressed appropriately. Incredible food combinations,...More

Thank FabulousTL
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Acquerello is magical and we so loved our experience. The ambiance is pristine and romantic, the tables situated perfectly for maximum privacy. The colors and table decor fabulous and then service that was totally 5 star. The food was just divine. We all did a...More

Thank cheryl t
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to this outstanding restaurant will not be our last. Everything was wonderful. We did the tasting menu with pairings and enjoyed it tremendously!

Thank Maria B
Reviewed February 18, 2017

I have been dining here for over a decade, love it. Always has the best Italian wine list, prix fixe, standout food! So yummy.. the owner is a very gentile gentleman, Giancarlo.. Dining room classic..a great way to spend 3hours dining in one of SF's...More

Thank mariaaba
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I assume this is about the Hilton even though it says you're asking about Acquerello. We had one king bed in our room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$95 - $185
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
    (Polk)
  • Public Transportation: Van Ness Avenue is serviced by Muni bus lines 42,47,and 49. California Street. is serviced by the California Cable Car line. Sacramento Street. is serviced by Muni bus line 1. Polk Street. is serviced by Muni bus line 19.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighborhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-567-5432
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Description
Acquerello, named for its original watercolors, envelops guests in a warm and gracious atmosphere the moment they arrive. "At Acquerello, we believe that refined luxury is always in style. Our desire is to provide our guests an experience of classic and contemporary Italian tastes in an elegant dining atmosphere." The 40 seat dining room has an upscale and quiet ambiance. The room, designed by John Wheatman, highlights the former chapel, graced with arches and a rustic wood-beamed vaulted ceiling, with warm Mediterranean colors of gold and terracotta. Acquerello's contemporary approach to Italain cuisine combines the freshest ingredients available, an innovative approach to classic Italian flavors, and modern techniques. Guests can design their own three, four or five course dinner with the Prix Fixe Menus or choose to enjoy the preset chef's Seasonal Tasting Menu. Acquerello,in its more than 25 years in operation, has received countless accolades and awards, including a Michelin star in the first-ever 2007 Bay Area guide, two Michelin Stars in 2015, and a Wine Spectator Grand Award for the wine list continuously since 2012.
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