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“An 'out-of-this-world' dining experience!”

Restaurant Gary Danko
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Ranked #10 of 5,860 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $70 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
Reviewed November 17, 2013

How great it is to be treated with courtesy and respect! Dining in Gary Danko's is an amazing experience from once you enter the door, It's as if you were their most important customer...! Making you feel at ease comes effortlessly to the well-trained staff. The food is perfectly presented and delicious, such a pity to have to eat the chef's art work!
The wine list here is extensive and the sommelier very knowledgeable and anxious to help with the decision making!
If I could be so bold as to have any criticism it would be that we could have done with more time to go through the menu and wine list before the staff came to take the orders. Our initial reaction/feeling was that we were being rushed as the table may have been needed for the next party. This was not the case though as the Maitre d'Hotel was very relaxed and spent time chatting with us during the meal. I hope we will get many more opportunities to visit Restaurant Gary Danko, family and friends take note...!

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Thank DromCaoin
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Yes, it is expensive, but the food and service (attentive but not pretentious) were exceptional! Very expensive wine list (and $45 corkage fee!). They paid very close attention to dietary restrictions...a real bonus!

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Reviewed November 11, 2013

We dined here November 5th , the food was awesome and beautifully presented. The staff were very helpful and were only too pleased to answer any questions about the menu . My only downside of the evening was. Maybe the staff were too eager to please! It seemed to be every few minutes we had a inch of water we had drunk topped up and they dived in that quickly all you could do is say thank-you ! Then the same happened with the wine! Would eat here again but not if I wanted a romantic meal with my husband !

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Thank dora4
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to be treated like royalty, dine at Restaurant Gary Danko. From what I saw throughout the evening, the staff here is trained to serve their guests as if each and every guest is the most important person dining at Restaurant Gary Danko that evening. It is almost like being in a beautifully orchestrated performance where every detail of your evening is perfectly choreographed and synchronized to your palate and heartbeat. The art of fine dining and serving is alive and thriving at Restaurant Gary Danko. It is a surreal experience that goes beyond the exceptional wine you will be imbibe and dinner you will savor.

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Thank 12Safari
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

The reviews here speak for themselves. Gary Danko remains my favorite restaurant in the Bay Area. The menu is filled with things that I like, whether it's salmon or soufflé. The service is the perfect balance between formal and friendly. The reception is always warm. The room matches the food in formality and style. (I only wish that there was a dress code that required a jacket. It's disconcerting to see men in Hawaiian shirts at so elegant a restaurant.)

In short, if you are a visitor to San Francisco looking for an excellent French meal with CA style, then Gary Danko is a must.

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Thank jlasf
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