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“Reasonably Good Choice”
Review of The House

The House
Ranked #86 of 5,834 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
Reviewed April 23, 2014

Tend to agree with some other reviews. Its is a good place for dinner but not the be all that it is made out to be. Maybe we were expecting better. Granted, our server was not on her game, and did nothing to explain specials or popular choices ( as overheard by a much more enthusiastic waiter looking after the table next to us ). The food was good, with an interesting menu, and we would probably visit again, but given the choices in SF there is always something else to try.

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Thank ChevyK74
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Reviewed April 23, 2014

My wife and I had a very nice dinner last night at The House. We started with green bean tempura and the barbeque oysters, both very good. We had the special cod entree and steak on warm soba noodles. Again, both terrific. Desert was panecotta with strawberries and apple crumb cake- very good as well.

Great dinner, very good food. If it was local to our restaurant wasteland in Ventura County, we'd come back regularly.

BUT, it's in San Francisco, where there are so many great "knock your socks off" choices and very good isn't good enough to put up with no parking, the (typical SF) tables right on top of each other, the high noise level and busy distracted wait staff.

Did we enjoy the food?- unequivocally yes. Would we come back- unequivocally no. Not in San Francisco. Too many places to have food this caliber or better where they valet park and you can actually have a conversation over dinner.

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Thank Foosh9
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Reviewed March 18, 2014

This little hole in the wall is just amazing. The Food is dreamy. The service was great. The only down side is that the seating is quite tight. If you are a little large you might be eating on your neighbor.

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Thank doctorsnotmd
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Reviewed March 16, 2014

was all booked but we got on a walk in list - had to wait 30 minutes but no problem at all. Dinner was excellent - we had bass and noodles. Food was fabulous - bright, clean flavors. Service was excellent…

Thank Robin T
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

We went following the recommendations on trip advisor and were lucky to get a table as we hadn't booked.
The service was great and the food amazing. We had black cod as one of our mains and it was wonderful.
Great value for money if you like great tasting food
A relaxed atmosphere and a no rush feel made this a perfect evening out

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Thank sam l
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