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“Delicious food from the olive bread and baguette to the prawns to the pacific halibut and the lavender dessert at not ou”
Review of Luce

Luce
Ranked #262 of 5,836 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $25 - $145
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: South Beach
Cross street: 5th Street
Transit: BART and Muni Stations close by (Powell Street)
Description: Approachable modern American cuisine in a newly renovated space. Consistently awarded one Michelin Star since 2009, and recipient of Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence.
Reviewed July 19, 2016

The service was excellent ... Attentive but not overbearing .. Especially nice and attentive to my 88 year old mother ... The flavors were exquisite .. The white foam on the fish was extremely tasty as was the vegetables underneath ... I wish at$12 for dessert that the dessert portion was larger

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank HowardT263
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

I chose this restaurant because (i) it was close to the Moscone center and (ii) it had a Mich-lin star. This was for a business dinner for important customers, 6 people.

Wine: Selection is good, prices are OK. There is a serious issue about storage conditions though. Out of 5 bottles of wine, the first was (strongly) corked, the second and third were maderized whites. While the restaurant made no fuss about recognizing the issues, it just tells wine is kept without the most elementary care. Troublesome when you spend $150/btl.

Food: was a mix of very good (appertiser) and really disappointing. Fish was way overcooked.

Service: while the waiter & sommelier were kind at recognizing the issues about wine, service was most of the dinner inattentive. Nice when they were around the table but grossly understaffed.

Would I come back? No. It is conveniently located near the Moscone center, but there are many excellent restaurants in SFO with more genuine appeal.

The Mich-lin guys seriously need to revisit. No way it deserves a star.

PS: replace "-" by "e".

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

the food was both well presented, and tasted great. even the espresso after dinner was very good. excellent service. this was our last dinner on our 7 day trip to San Francisco, luckily it was located in the hotel we stayed in. So a quick walk from our room.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank love2travelATL
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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Our experience was wonderful. We were made welcome with complimentary Champagne and seated at a beautifully located table. Service was efficient and timely (until time for the check). The dishes were all stunning and so delicious! I would eat here again and again!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank MPeats
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

I only managed to enjoy breakfast at Luce – but for 3 mornings during my stay in the city – so I can share with confidence that the buffet serves numerous hot and cold choices, fresh fruits and pastries, eggs, bacon, sausage, breads and cereals, etc. The wait staff is quick to fill up coffee and juice glasses and the environment is great for breakfast meetings/conversation.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank harvman
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