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Bobo's Steakhouse

1450 Lombard St, Van Ness, San Francisco, CA 94123-3112
+1 415-441-8880
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“bone in filet” (59 reviews)
“crab” (51 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood
1450 Lombard St, Van Ness, San Francisco, CA 94123-3112
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overpriced but food is good! Service good too. Decor is dated and tacky, and very loud in the restaurant. Did I say overpriced? Party of 6, we had 4 steaks 2 the fish, a couple starters maybe 5 or 6 drinks total. The bill with...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took a party of 8 here for a work function and the bill was well over $1000. Not a problem as the server was really helpful and food was fine for a steak house. When I got my statement from my credit card they overcharged...More

Thank vacationhappy
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We were staying around the corner and needed a place for a bite after walking around all day. A good pick. Quick serve. Waitress was very attentive. I had some great tasting potato soup. My husband had a burger. Not a large place but had...More

Thank BamaCzech
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a light meal on Sept.13 2018. The soup was hot and flavorful. The salad was crisp and fresh. The desserts were fantastic. The service was definitely exceptional.

Thank 4pik
Reviewed August 27, 2018

when we arrived, the decor left me puzzled ... until I saw the menu and I tasted the wonderful filet mignon on the bone !! WOW !! quite simply.

Thank Pascal L
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I have been wanting to go to this place for years. I finally made it there last night ( a busy Saturday) to celebrate a friend's birthday. There were 4 of us total, and we were lucky to have a reservation, as the place fills...More

Thank FlyBearSF
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

I returned to Bobo's this month during a family vacation, only because we held such good memories of this place from a similar vacation several years ago. Service was good, food was fine but over-priced, and decor & surroundings are out-dated. Fun to go back...More

Thank Iain P
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The atmosphere is great, service is far and beyond and the steaks are really good and made to perfection.

Thank Uri R
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I stayed in SF for 6 days and ate here 3 times - says it all really! There isn't much choice around the Howard Street area but his restuarant would stand out in any location.

Thank Sean P
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and dinner. Fillet’s, crab, Swiss chard, Brussel sprouts and sweet potato were delicious. Service was excellent. Would absolutely recommend for a great steak dinner.

Thank Tara M
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.
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February 15, 2016|
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Response from Trigger63 | Reviewed this property |
Customers (except for my teenage kids) were nicely dressed. Coat and tie are not needed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $80
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Lombard St, Van Ness, San Francisco, CA 94123-3112
    (Van Ness Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: MUNI: 47, 49, 30
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-8880
  • E-mail
Bobo's is a stylish destination for the most exquisite steak and crab in the City. With antiqued red walls, colored glass light fixtures and striped tablecloths, the restaurant is like a plush Venetian jewel box. Executive Chef Andrea Froncillo has created a delectable menu that showcases his signature Italian-Asian fusion. The steak is USDA certified prime beef, dry-aged four to six weeks - longer than anywhere else on the West Coast! The crab is Dungeness, harvested from the Pacific Ocean and roasted in a savory garlic-butter sauce that is positively addicting.
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