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Matterhorn Restaurant

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2323 Van Ness Ave, Ste FRNT, San Francisco, CA 94109-1836
+1 415-885-6116
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Swiss, French, German, European
$$ - $$$
2323 Van Ness Ave, Ste FRNT, San Francisco, CA 94109-1836
Neighborhood: Pacific Heights
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31 - 40 of 62 reviews

Reviewed September 14, 2012

My friend and I shared a fondu with cheese and herbs. It was very good, the side salad was good. We went for the extras of apple, sausage, and mushrooms everything was very good tasting.

Thank Robabas
Reviewed September 6, 2012

This was something different for a change. I don't think I could handle a steady diet of fondue but everything was very tasty.

Thank ETJ3822
Reviewed July 5, 2012

We were in our rental car, late at night and literally checking opentable as we were driving and we found this place within a mile and thought it would be great to unwind and eat a longer meal without cramming :) We were very familiar...More

Reviewed May 1, 2012

We had a date here on a Friday night. From the Matterhorn website we had an idea of the traditional and innovative fondue choices. The first pleasant surprise was valet parking which, at $10, is a great value for the upscale neighborhood. The waitress was...More

Thank CJ N
Reviewed April 15, 2012

We went to this restaurant while on a family vacation in San Francisco. There were 6 of us and we ordered 3 fondues. Due to the small portions, we needed to order a second cheese fondue. The second cheese fondue tasted like cardboard. The only...More

Thank floribel1
Reviewed December 29, 2011

Our family had a wonderful experience at the Matterhorn Restaurant in San Francisco: Excellent food, charming decor and very attentive service. We ordered the traditional cheese fondue, as well as the beef fondue (Chinoise), and both were excellent. For dessert, we enjoyed the chocolate fondue,...More

Thank wldtvlr41
Reviewed December 4, 2011

OMG...this has never happened to us before. We went here w/friends from Switzerland had Fondue, Wine and Coffee---party of 4 and spent over $140...After dinner and having coffee we had "the guts" to sit for another 10 minutes to chat, like you usually do in...More

Thank MinuPirlo
Reviewed October 29, 2011

The menu is limited but good quality of choices for singles. Excellent menu choices for couples. I had the Wienerschnitzel. It was very good but a little dry. The rossi potatoes were delicious but not inspiring. The Red Cabbage was excellent. I had an excellent...More

Thank hagar2935
Reviewed August 15, 2011

A true swiss restaurant with true swiss quality food. If it's a traditional fondue or a beef steak. Absolutely delicious. The swiss owners keep the quality up at a top level. Simply delicious!

Thank Braintaxer
Reviewed February 26, 2011

Over the years I have enjoyed fondue at home, at restaurants in Switzerland, Boston, NYC, Montreal, Quebec City and now San Francisco. The fondue at the Matterhorn Swiss Restaurant is as good as it gets. If you like fondue, it is impossible not to like...More

Thank whiningguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2323 Van Ness Ave, Ste FRNT, San Francisco, CA 94109-1836
    (Green Street)
  • Public Transportation: Several Muni bus stops nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-6116
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