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Greens Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Marina District
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2 Marina Blvd, Building A, San Francisco, CA 94123-1284 (Laguna/Marina)
+1 415-771-6222
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:45 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This popular restaurant is definitely worth a visit. San Francisco and indeed the US is way behind other countries in offering vegetarian options in mainstream restaurants, unless you want to eat a "veggie patty" every night. The food and the wine at this restaurant was excellent. I've not given five stars simply because it's very expensive. It's not too far... More 

Thank Howard W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a marvelous spot with unique ambiance in a beautiful space. The service was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our lovely waitress. This is the sort of vegetarian food that leaves you convinced that the chef is actually interested in creativity and heartiness not just making healthy meat alternatives. Everything we ate (which was a lot!) was stupendous.

Thank MTmaven
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Greens restaurant came highly recommended to us even though we are not vegetarians. Had we known the view would be spectacular we would have booked earlier reservations to enjoy the view and walking paths nearby. Regardless, the food was delicious! The salad was fresh and enjoyable. The shepherds pie was filled with mushrooms so you've got to enjoy that to... More 

Thank drgaud
Raleigh, North Carolina
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know I am in the minority here but found this to be the worst meal I had in SF in a recent trip. I will preface that I am vegetarian and have had very delicious vegetarian meals before. The service was ok and not friendly, and the food was very average. I got the spring rolls and a cup... More 

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Alameda, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked in at 6PM Saturday and lucked into a table near the bar and entrance (I'd recommend reservations; it is a large place but popular). Our table was uniquely fashioned from a large part of a tree and though knee room was minimal it was a cool table. We were still able to take in the sunset through the GG... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second time at Greens (the first being 19 years ago) and we weren't disappointed. The location is fabulous with views over Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge. You can even watch seals swim in the marina while you eat. The restaurant serves imaginative vegetarian food which would please even meat eaters like ourselves. Portions were good... More 

Thank Trappysclan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What's not to like? Excellent selection of sophisticated vegetarian offerings. Very good service. Neat location on the water.

Thank Swb3
Winfield, IL
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this restaurant in January and loved everything about it: location, service, and food. Considering that this is San Francisco, prices were rather reasonable for the quality of service and food provided. Nice view, too. We also loved the atmosphere. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank spiewaa
Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spacious and airy locale with excellent food. One self-professed "meat eater" loved all the vegetarian offerings. Professional waiter who was "just right". The only negative aspect was the bill but this was expected and easily overlooked after the superb food(and wine).

Thank worldcitizen_10
San Francisco, California
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

This is one of San Francisco's classic restaurants with an amazing view of the Golden Gate Bridge (bring your sunglasses). Many people are put off by the fact that this is a vegetarian restaurant (one of the grand dames of that field that helped revolutionize dining in the 1970s). I promise that you will leave full with wonderful tastes to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Marina Blvd, Building A, San Francisco, CA 94123-1284
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-6222
While enjoying one of San Francisco's most dramatic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands, diners savor Chef Annie Somerville’s imaginative vegetarian cuisine that features local seasonal organic produce and the finest ingredients. Greens emphasizes wonderful dishes created with a balance of colors, flavor and a contrast of textures inspired by the cuisines of the Mediterranean, Asia, Mexico and the American Southwest.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Marina District

Neighborhood Profile
Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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