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Magic Flute

American, Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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3673 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94118-1709 (Spruce & Locust)
(415) 922-1225
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best part of The Magic Flute is sitting outside at Noon for a quiet, serene lunch. . . . unless the neighborhood Mommy Brigade arrives with strollers and toddlers. It's hit-or-miss. Sometimes we get lucky and when that happens, the food and ambiance are terrific. When the mommies arrive, the experience is, well, not so pleasant. However, the food... More 

Thank carmelouruguay
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this restaurant doing a search on Open Table. I wanted to celebrate my Italian friend's birthday over brunch. My friend absolutely loved it! The restaurant decor is very charming with colorful paintings in the walls. We had a seat in the back patio, which is well heated and has a lot of beautiful plants. Service was friendly and... More 

Thank Laurence B
Rochester, NY
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner tonight in this small but lovely restaurant. It is an Italian-themed restaurant with an outdoor patio and covered patio in the rear. We had the Caesar salad, NY steak, chicken marsala and mussels platter. They were all excellent! They mentioned that they will have a wine bar in the premises soon. Their busiest time... More 

Thank Ellen68
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. Loved the decor and the good was amazing. Even had dessert for lunch. Best chocolate cake ever. Nice servers. Treat yourself to this lovely restaurant

Thank Donna G
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Magic Flute has earned a reputation for superb brunches and it's in a lovely setting. So it's very popular. And this may be the problem, as it's booked for showers and small group events. However, popularity is no excuse for ignoring patrons once they've arrived. We had a reservation ( and these are necessary for Sunday brunch) for a family... More 

Thank GypsyRoverPittsburgh
San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

This lovely restaurant in an old Edwardian in the charming Laurel Heights neighborhood is our favorite brunch/lunch restaurant in San Francisco. They also serve a delicious dinner menu, but we tend to go mostly on sunny days, when the beautiful back garden is the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxing meal. Mario is our favorite server- always gracious, warm, and... More 

Thank Mishkarn
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129 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We have been there half a dozen times. All ways great service and interesting menu. Too bad they do not have valet parking. been known to circle the block 3-4 time looking for a place. For lunch, my wife had the lamb burger. could barely finish it. Good size.meal. I had the procuto parma sandwich. Flavor was great , but... More 

Thank edwardTiburon
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Went to the Magic Flute for brunch with my girlfriends from college. We made a reservation so that we could sit outside in the garden area in the back of the restaurant. The garden was fabulous, the wait staff was wonderful, and the food was excellent. The drinks though were outstanding - best part of the experience! I love Mimosas... More 

Thank Erin O
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

A great place for a special luncheon. It is expensive, but worth it. I had the Steak Salad and it was one of the best I ever tasted. They have a great Patio in the back, but sitting in the dining room, one sees the comings and goings on Sacramento street. We shall return

Thank Liane P
SF Bay Area
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130 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We did dinner for 4 here a while back and enjoyed it. This time we had 9, including a toddler, for brunch. It was excellent- the food choices were tastyt (my omelet, for example, was excellent), and everyone was very satified. The service- especially our server Alisa- was very attentive, thorough, and complete. Overall a good experience.

Thank babubenj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3673 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94118-1709
    (Spruce & Locust)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (415) 922-1225

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