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Absinthe Brasserie and Bar



398 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

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(415) 551-1590

  • Sun - 11:00am - 10:00pm
  • Mon - Wed 11:30am - 11:00pm
  • Thu - Fri 11:30am - 12:00am
  • Sat 11:00am - 12:00am

Cuisine: Bars, Breakfast and Brunch, Dog Friendly Restaurants, French Restaurants


4.7 of 5.0 from 225 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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Absinthe Brasserie and Bar in San Francisco, CA
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  • oskar_5_28 reviewthe best of the best!!!!!

    55555 by oskar_5_28


  • travel-europe reviewwas there 2 days ago cavior was not fresh servers didnt know wines mcdonald with high prices

    11111 by travel-europe


  • Ulla RIts closed till September 8th

    33333 by Ulla R


  • Chinarut R.onion soup!

    55555 by Chinarut R.


  • Molly W.Skip the foies gras and get the pretzels.

    55555 by Molly W.


  • Ali JThe burrata and stone fruit salad was delicious.

    55555 by Ali J


  • Jeff MelnykBurger deliciousness

    55555 by Jeff Melnyk


  • Rachel APop into the bar for a cocktail and the pretzel bites with hot cheese!

    55555 by Rachel A


  • Annie 🌺 LCame here with a friend to get some dinner late in the evening after drinking for a bit. We're vegetarian and got the soup and pasta - both delicious!

    55555 by Annie 🌺 L


  • Daddy said I'm specialGreat selection of drinks. Oysters are a must! Grilled cheese with mushrooms is good but way to big

    55555 by Daddy said I'm special


  • Danny T.Absinthe drinks

    55555 by Danny T.


  • Sam B.Great cocktails! Go for a Manhattan and accompany it with garlic pretzel bites

    55555 by Sam B.


  • Seema Dthe mac and cheese is amazing

    55555 by Seema D


  • Chris H.So pretentious

    22222 by Chris H.


  • Edmund BoeyIf you're not white, or someone in your party is not white, you'll have to put up with terrible service...but apart from racism everything is great!

    33333 by Edmund Boey


  • Mikahla VicinoPretty in Pink cocktail. A +.

    33333 by Mikahla Vicino


  • Miguel LThe salmon with salad and the French onion soup are superb

    55555 by Miguel L


  • Blair JThe cocktails are stellar, and not as eye-poppingly expensive as the rest of the menu, either.

    55555 by Blair J


  • Kevin B.It's all about the French onion soup.

    33333 by Kevin B.


  • Thomas CTraditional, typical french-style bistrot-restaurant … food is good, but not awesome. They kind of rushed us through the menu.

    55555 by Thomas C


  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila CThe Easter colors reflect in a Margarita mixed with Pueblo Viejo. Get yours here at Absinthe Brassiere & Bar!

    55555 by Pueblo Viejo Tequila C


  • Jennifer T.Great spring pea and carrot salad!

    55555 by Jennifer T.


  • Ting AI go for the brunch.

    55555 by Ting A


  • Simon JFriendly staff (call for table if Open Table doesn't have availability), good food (rock cod was tasty although lacked a little texture, octopus was second to none), and extensive wine list (~2,500)

    55555 by Simon J


  • James H.CRÈME FRAÎCHE PANNA COTTA

    55555 by James H.


  • Vilmos KGreat cocktails.

    55555 by Vilmos K


  • Jean-Pierre PommetDesserts and digestive drinks are excellent! I highly recommend this place

    55555 by Jean-Pierre Pommet


  • Rohini J.Braised pork shoulder and buttermilk pancakes for brunch. Yum!

    55555 by Rohini J.


  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila CIf you are in Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, try a Margarita with Pueblo Viejo Blanco.

    55555 by Pueblo Viejo Tequila C


  • Katie ROysters, pretzels, French onion soup, the burger - we had it all and everything was delicious!

    55555 by Katie R


  • Anna AToo fancy.

    55555 by Anna A


  • Miguel L.Love it, great for drinks and food

    55555 by Miguel L.


  • Amy B.Busy, busy, busy. One negative. Don't expect a quiet meal and you'll do alright.

    55555 by Amy B.


  • Jade J.The food and drinks here are amazing and the bartenders are really nice too get the pomegranate martini!! The Nevada was pretty good too

    55555 by Jade J.


  • Nahid AshriThe best burger even ... you must also try the coconut corn soup

    55555 by Nahid Ashri


  • Jake B.the coq au vin is one of my favorite dishes anywhere

    55555 by Jake B.


  • Kim TMeatballs.

    55555 by Kim T


  • Ashley M.Con: $11 for a fruit bowl that I could've made for $2? No. Pro, the breakfast potatoes were amazing. Painfully pleasant servers who appear to be begging you to set them free, & seniors everywhere.

    33333 by Ashley M.


  • Phil T.The Steak Tartare is very solid. Don't second guess yourself.

    55555 by Phil T.


  • Katie JAlways buzzing!

    55555 by Katie J


  • Ashok L.Very lively and yet very cozy to go on special occasions. I have been here 2 times and both times for late night desserts. Delicious deserts and pair them with wine recommendations.

    55555 by Ashok L.


  • Dave CummingsThe scotch collection oh my god

    55555 by Dave Cummings


  • Rem KoningWell crafted cocktails.

    55555 by Rem Koning


  • Yev P.Amazing restaurant. Love the tartare appetizer. Menu changes often so recommendations are hard to make, all good!

    55555 by Yev P.


  • Marie JI waited more than 30 minutes for an overcooked omelette and really bad potatoes. I am not coming back.

    22222 by Marie J


  • Cody HardFood was great, nice atmosphere, wait staff was incredibly helpful. Cocktails were a little sweet for me. Ordered pretzels and spaghetti, both were great. They also did a great job celebrating a bday!

    55555 by Cody Hard


  • Seph M.Excellent cocktails. Try the Ginger Rogers.

    55555 by Seph M.


  • Andrew A.Cocktails taste like sugar water with color

    22222 by Andrew A.


  • Pawel P.Nice French style food. Good atmosphere. Coq au vin and oysters were really good.

    55555 by Pawel P.


  • Magnus J.Fabulous drinks and pretty good food.

    55555 by Magnus J.


  • Aly OradyOpen late - great for tea and dessert...

    55555 by Aly Orady


  • Bertie WellOctopus, Onion Soup & Chocolate desserts!

    55555 by Bertie Well


  • Teresa YaoRomantic for dates. Cocktails. Great food.

    55555 by Teresa Yao


  • FrankTheir ceviche dish is pretty flavorful and spicy, the French onion soup and buttersquash soup were excellent.

    55555 by Frank


  • DomGood night late night eats. The Mac and cheese is satisfying after a hard evening of drinking.

    55555 by Dom


  • Brian N.Spanish coffee - get it

    55555 by Brian N.


  • Tasting TableStop by Absinthe for a glass of organic bubbly or the namesake cocktail. Grab a sidewalk table and snack on Parmesan-garlic popcorn or spicy fried chickpeas.

    55555 by Tasting Table


  • Sandra S.Excellent cocktails & yummy food too!

    55555 by Sandra S.


  • Olof MoriyaUnpleasant personal but nice cocktails.

    55555 by Olof Moriya


  • Brian N.Lamb chop for dinner is better than their stack. But the coq au vin is the best anywhere.

    55555 by Brian N.


  • Renato HoyleBrunch, cocktails, wine

    55555 by Renato Hoyle


  • Jean-Michel HoffmanThe cocktails are great, especially the ones with chartreuse and rye.

    55555 by Jean-Michel Hoffman


  • Alex PlutzerFrench cuisine, duck

    55555 by Alex Plutzer


  • Aaron ReardonBest oysters. Of. My. Life.

    55555 by Aaron Reardon


  • Scott Wilsongalapagos drink

    55555 by Scott Wilson


  • Kendra S.The ceviche, pork belly, and mussels were delicious! Walking distance to the Opera House, and servers are conscious of show times to remind you to skedaddle!

    55555 by Kendra S.


  • Roshan V.Really great burger. Get it with cheddar and bacon.

    55555 by Roshan V.


  • Roshan V.Get a Danish Mary for brunch. It's a bloody mary made with Akvavit

    55555 by Roshan V.


  • Asher Y.Croque Monsieur and cocktails!

    55555 by Asher Y.


  • Kay SThe Bloody Mary is divine :)

    55555 by Kay S


  • Charles WA great place to have dinner before heading over to the symphony.

    55555 by Charles W


  • Rohit J.moules! Get the muscles

    55555 by Rohit J.


  • SandraIf you don't mind the LOUD bistrot ambiance

    33333 by Sandra


  • Laura FGreat Cheese platter!

    55555 by Laura F


  • Monty H.OK... If you're lucky enough to spot the Apple Pie Panna Cotta... Just say YES! Right up there with the best...

    55555 by Monty H.


  • Conery W.Osso buco. Delicious.

    55555 by Conery W.


  • WillGet the duck and the pretzels. You will not be disappointed.

    55555 by Will


  • Zora C.Get the ceviche!!

    55555 by Zora C.


  • TinneFriendly staff and amazing food. Recommend the crab and gnocchi.

    55555 by Tinne


  • JoAnne K.Try the chicken and rice - Awesome! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by JoAnne K.


  • Jessie M.The duck breast is out of this world - so succulent and flavorful!

    55555 by Jessie M.


  • Eric W.Coq au vin. Do it.

    55555 by Eric W.


  • Suzanne H.This was an accident

    22222 by Suzanne H.


  • BSpanish Coffee

    55555 by B


  • Kristen M.Don't use your phone in front of the bartender. He'll make you wait for your drink. He's an asshole, but it's highly entertaining!

    33333 by Kristen M.


  • LaurenCreative absinthe drinks, but I had really terrible service. It took about two hours for dinner - we ordered two appetizers, one drink each, and an entree each. They forgot an app & still charged us

    22222 by Lauren


  • Amelia K.Great spot . Must try the ceviche and spicy pork meatballs.

    55555 by Amelia K.


  • Jacob G.Spicy fried chickpeas - best bar snack ever!

    55555 by Jacob G.


  • Karen H.Simply the best cocktails ever - and I've drunk quite a few ;-)

    55555 by Karen H.


  • Sean W.Spanish Coffee! Spanish Coffee! Spanish Coffee!

    55555 by Sean W.


  • Mario S.Try the Spanish coffee. Rumor has it, they make some of the best cocktails here.

    55555 by Mario S.


  • Philip K.Best cocktail = corpse reviver #2

    55555 by Philip K.


  • Alice L.The soft garlic pretzels is very tasty and the dipping sauce is delicious. Hamburger is cooked perfectly and Croque Monsieur is great!

    55555 by Alice L.


  • Becherovka VoyagerIf you are looking for a staff knowledgeable about herbal drinks like Becherovka, this is the place to be. Enjoy every last bite of even the simplest foods, with the perfect drink pairing every time.

    55555 by Becherovka Voyager


  • John T.The "soft garlic pretzels" are glorified Olive Garden bread sticks. Don't kid yourselves.

    33333 by John T.


  • Christina G.Great grilled cheese sandwich

    55555 by Christina G.


  • Brigitta K.The French 75 cocktail is really nice for a hot day !

    55555 by Brigitta K.


  • AishaGreat place to go for lunch. Burgers are delicious - made to perfection. Entire staff is friendly - from hostess, servers, bus boys and everyone! They will make menu recommendations too!

    55555 by Aisha


  • Daniel S.Sorry to say but service is not like it use to be! Sad! :-(

    33333 by Daniel S.


  • Vyoma K.Awesome sandwiches and lattes!

    55555 by Vyoma K.


  • Allie M.Soft pretzels and cheese are to die for & amazing drinks. Must go back for brunch.

    55555 by Allie M.


  • Eric C.French onion soup is a must

    55555 by Eric C.


  • wyoming_madDefinitely get the soft garlic pretzels - a great snack!

    55555 by wyoming_mad


  • Robert Jan d.They have an impressive Scotch selection, worth stopping by if you're a fan.

    55555 by Robert Jan d.


  • JesseDon't bother going beyond the bar as the restaurant service is lacking.

    33333 by Jesse


  • Gustavo P.Coq au vin is amazing. Make sure you ask for extra bread!

    55555 by Gustavo P.


  • Alisa S.Pretzel was yummy, great cocktail options

    55555 by Alisa S.


  • Sav B.Bloody's Marys are my favorite here

    55555 by Sav B.


  • Valerie W.Get duck confit for brunch!

    55555 by Valerie W.


  • Hugo B.Zagat 24, recommended by SF Magazine

    55555 by Hugo B.


  • Robert G.Try the French Onion Soup (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Robert G.


  • Robert G.Try the Dungeness Crab Omelette - Simply amazing! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Robert G.


  • Robert G.Try the Caesar Salad (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Robert G.


  • Kim F.Try the Dungeness Crab Omelette - Fresh crab meat and spinach tucked within a light, fluffy omelette with green onions and chiles ... Must try! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Kim F.


  • Kim F.Try the Soft Boiled Egg - Creamy yolk on a perfectly toasted bread stick with bites of salt. Yummy! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Kim F.


  • Robert G.Try the Bloody Mary (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Robert G.


  • Robert G.Try the Manhattan - Perfectly made cocktail! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Robert G.


  • Kim F.Try the Bloody Mary - Spicy and perfect! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Kim F.


  • Anton S.Garlic pretzels are on 7x7's Big Eat 2013.

    55555 by Anton S.


  • Marie T.Excellent margarita!

    55555 by Marie T.


  • Jonathan W.Skip the burger. One of the more expensive and overrated burgers in town. I've had it twice and been disappointed twice.

    55555 by Jonathan W.


  • almando a.great beer with great lover, GREAT NIGHT!

    55555 by almando a.


  • almando a.having great beer with great lover!

    55555 by almando a.


  • Joel A.Garlic pretzels

    55555 by Joel A.


  • Dana O.Try the Cheese (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Dana O.


  • Tommy L.Get the Uptown Manhattan, then the Sazerac, then good luck.

    33333 by Tommy L.


  • John W.Get the oyster shooters and have a great time.

    55555 by John W.


  • Cat R.The crab filled omelette is something super special. ❤.

    55555 by Cat R.


  • Matt CThe braised American Wagyu beef is fantastic.

    55555 by Matt C


  • The Culinary Institute of AmericaWith a menu that lives up to its reputation, Chef Adam Keough has a lot to be proud of - and so do we! We’re so proud of everything our alumni accomplish.

    55555 by The Culinary Institute of America


  • Albert T.The baked Mac & Cheese is delicious - and entree sized! Also, try the 3 cheese trio of Humbolt Fog, Cloth Wrapped Cheddar, and the Pecora. Feeling Bond-ish? Their Vesper Martini is great!

    55555 by Albert T.


  • Kelly P.Get there at 11 on weekends to beat the brunch crowds. Yummy French toast and huge portion. Skip the open face trout sandwich unless you love mayonnaise and eggs

    55555 by Kelly P.


  • Nick B.Rather than ordering from the extensive cocktail menu, tell the bartender what you mood you're in and let them choose.

    55555 by Nick B.


  • Joerg R.Don't eat here, the cocktails are amazing but the guy we got at the bar was a dick...so...have a burger and cocktails at a table? The waiter was fantastic!

    55555 by Joerg R.


  • The Culinary Institute of AmericaWith a menu that lives up to its reputation, Chef Adam Keough has a lot to be proud of - and so do we! Learn more about our alumni and where they got their start.

    55555 by The Culinary Institute of America


  • Omar F.Try the Duck confit ragout - #delicious (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Omar F.


  • Rob T.Great drinks, great food, great atmosphere ... fun times!

    55555 by Rob T.


  • Felipe O.Old Havana cocktail is heavenly good

    55555 by Felipe O.


  • Matthew C.Get the Spanish Coffee- its not on the menu and it's fun to watch them make it. Oh, and one of the bar tenders is allergic to the cinnamon in it so thank the poor dude.

    55555 by Matthew C.


  • Violet B.Visit Triple Ought for urban tactical gear, then come here to sip an exquisite cocktail.

    55555 by Violet B.


  • Sean S.Try the PNW Kumamoto Oysters - #fresh (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Sean S.


  • Sean S.Try the Corn Soup W Roasted Poblano Peppers - Made me long for the cream corn of old #comfortfood (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Sean S.


  • Sean S.Try the Beef Tartare (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Sean S.


  • Mitch L.Make sure to dress in something other than jeans and a tshirt, otherwise you'll be treated like crap.

    33333 by Mitch L.


  • Benny S.The burger!

    22222 by Benny S.


  • BordeauxWinesIf you don’t feel like drinking absinthe, a glass of Bordeaux will cheer you up!

    55555 by BordeauxWines


  • Cheryl M.Try the Chocolate Pot de Creme (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Cheryl M.


  • Cheryl M.Try the Bistro Filet (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Cheryl M.


  • Party EarthArlequin Wine Merchant, just down the street at 384 Hayes Street, is owned by the same people behind Absinthe, making it easy to pick up a bottle of that fabulous wine you had at the restaurant.

    55555 by Party Earth


  • Mike C.Try the Soft garlic pretzels (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Mike C.


  • Andrew R.Try the Daedalus - Jameson, ginger, orange bitters. Delicious. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Andrew R.


  • laurie b.Devoured the RANCH LAMB SUGO: papardelle pasta, pancetta,peas & favas, mint, crumbled-herb croutons, fruity olive oil.

    55555 by laurie b.


  • JoseSpecialties: Any cocktail; French onion soup; coq au vin; hamburger; oysters; Tcho chocolate pot de creme; German chocolate cake.

    55555 by Jose


  • Beau H.36. Soft garlic pretzels.

    55555 by Beau H.


  • Adam S.Garlic Soft Pretzels. Just do it.

    55555 by Adam S.


  • Rebecca G.Okay, so if you're fine to shell out $15 for a cocktail, then do it, cause they make them right here. The food is unbelievable, but for the price, it better be. One of the pricier go-to's in SF.

    33333 by Rebecca G.


  • Stacey L.Grilled onions on the burger could be omitted. Vinegar used changes the burgers flavor.

    33333 by Stacey L.


  • Inman NewsTheir deconstructed German chocolate cake is amazing! It consists of milk chocolate mousse, pressed coconut and candied pecans. Delicious!

    55555 by Inman News


  • Vandana N.Duck confit for brunch. Awesome.

    55555 by Vandana N.


  • Stephen B.Try the Soft garlic pretzels - Guy next to me at the bar: "If you want to drink the rest of that beer cheese sauce, I won't judge you." (via @Foodspotting)

    33333 by Stephen B.


  • Amy C.Try the Deviled Eggs With Salmon And Caviar - Sometimes we work on Saturday. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Amy C.


  • Brian S.7x7's Big Eat 2012 says the soft garlic pretzels are delicious. Yum!

    55555 by Brian S.


  • Rose A.The Soft Garlic Pretzels are a great way to start a meal. The pot de creme is the perfect way to end it.

    55555 by Rose A.


  • Keegan Y.Great cocktails and food. Enjoy!

    55555 by Keegan Y.


  • DAN C.Great bar staff, delicious cocktails, great atmosphere.

    55555 by DAN C.


  • Mthoshave an Uptown Manhattan and French onion soup.

    55555 by Mthos


  • Matthew A.New pork terrine. You need to try

    55555 by Matthew A.


  • Andrea M.Excellent fillet!!

    55555 by Andrea M.


  • Camille C.The apricot cocktail thingy is pretty good.

    55555 by Camille C.


  • SF BRAVO! CLUBWalking distance to the opera house- great place for a sit down meal or a glass or wine before or after the show!

    55555 by SF BRAVO! CLUB


  • Anjelika P.On one of those rare warm summer nights, put your name down 45 min before you want to eat and get a cocktail or two out front. So lovely.

    55555 by Anjelika P.


  • Maribel L.Sunday brunch duck confit on potato pancake. Daily roast was awesome as well!

    55555 by Maribel L.


  • Alexis G.Best French Onion soup I've had since La Routonde

    55555 by Alexis G.


  • EaterAdam Keough has revived this bustling Hayes Valley fixture. Its lively, yet comforting brasserie scene remains, but now there’s an energized bar food program & the menu has new soul. [Eater 38 Member]

    55555 by Eater


  • Burt H.Get the halibut for dinner, leave room for dessert -- try the beet cake!

    55555 by Burt H.


  • Toby C.order Absinthe

    55555 by Toby C.


  • Chris M.Try the Ascot: Four Roses select bourbon; Sibilla Amaro; lillet blanc.

    55555 by Chris M.


  • The FeastThe cocktails here are expertly mixed and stand up against classic brasserie items like French onion soup and duck confit.

    55555 by The Feast


  • SivA perfect spot to have a cozy birthday dinner. The service, food, and ambiance was super warm and friendly. I thoroughly enjoyed the birthday mango ice-cream. :)

    55555 by Siv


  • Austin CTry the fried Odopod.

    55555 by Austin C


  • SF WeeklySF Weekly’s Best Of 2011 Winner – Editorial Pick – BEST POP-UP BAR NIGHTEssentially a pop-up bar w/in a bar, a set menu features seasonal cocktails & bites that aren't typically available elsewhere.

    55555 by SF Weekly


  • SF WeeklySF Weekly’s Best Of 2011 Winner – Editorial Pick – BEST POP-UP BAR NIGHTEssentially a pop-up bar w/in a bar, a menu features seasonal cocktails & bites that aren't typically available elsewhere...

    55555 by SF Weekly


  • Sandhya TThe gin bloody mary is great!

    55555 by Sandhya T


  • SFGateYou can't dine here without trying one of the bar's incredible cocktails. Hungry? Order the French onion soup.

    55555 by SFGate


  • Food & WineFrancophiles crowd the copper-topped tables at this San Francisco institution. The draw: stellar cocktails and brasserie-style dishes from Top Chef Season 5 contestant Jamie Lauren.

    55555 by Food & Wine


  • ChefLanvert L.Try the Cafe Calva - When doing a Cafe Calva for lunch you know you're not going back to work

    55555 by ChefLanvert L.


  • Kyle M.Pickled is a monthly pop-up bar on the last Monday of the month (excepting December). Artisan, culinary cocktails, select wines, beers, and small plates served in the Absinthe private dining room. Awe

    55555 by Kyle M.


  • Douglas P.In short walking distance from Davies Hall and the Memorial Opera House.

    33333 by Douglas P.


  • Clare JLet Carlos make you an amazingly creative cocktail..

    55555 by Clare J


  • FoodspottingTry the Housemade Hot Dog

    55555 by Foodspotting


  • AskMenThis upscale French bistro serves plenty of absinthe if you want to get your inner Van Gogh going. Think wild mushroom pot pie, rabbit stew & other hearty mains.

    55555 by AskMen


  • FoodspottingTry the Banana & Pecan Pancakes

    55555 by Foodspotting


  • papadopulosFries are most delicious with smoked ketchup.

    55555 by papadopulos


  • papadopulosBurger w/ Dijon mustard is devine.

    55555 by papadopulos


  • FoodspottingTry the Basted Eggs

    55555 by Foodspotting


  • Diana M.Try their Bloody Mary!

    55555 by Diana M.


  • @A.G. Wine - iPhone/iPad2007 was an incredible vintage in the Southern Rhone. Try the Gigondas, Vacqueryras, or Telegramme (from Chateauneuf du Pape) off the half bottle list. These grenache-based blends will not disappoint!

    55555 by @A.G. Wine - iPhone/iPad


  • Asha S.The rabbit meatballs are juicy and tender. And the steak.. Delicious!

    55555 by Asha S.


  • Asha S.Great ambiance, filled with chatter but dimly lit. The hot dog's the 7x7 list of things to try but I just found out from the server but they have a new chef and no longer have it on the menu.

    55555 by Asha S.


  • BravoOpen late, Pre and Post theatre. Great food. Busy NY feel. Extensive cocktail list. -Tim Nugent, Top Chef Just Desserts

    55555 by Bravo


  • VBreakfast Sandwich-duck egg, bacon on a pretzel roll with a butter lettuce salad.. delish!

    55555 by V


  • Djem HIf you are looking to get a light meal, try marinated mixed olives, hudson valley camembert domestic cheese and beef tartare... And as for dessert, gaufrette with pistachio mousse and pistachios...

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  • Valentina C.drinkees. :)

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  • Ryoko Y.The best French onion soup ever!

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  • Megan S.Get the Goat Cheese Pierogies for dinner. They come with the best mushrooms in truffle butter!

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  • Reese PCitron Lemonade! Yum!!!

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  • Paolo E.Jamie from Top Chef

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  • Angelica TThe most amazing French onion soup and the bacon is ... Best bacon I've ever had. Good list of house cocktails

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  • Jess C.Best bacon in the universe

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  • heddi Eonion soup!

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  • Umang S.One word...wonderlust!

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  • Nicole ABanana blueberry soufflé pancakes...tdf!

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  • Michael A.Chocolate pot de creme. So decadent!

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  • mat h.Try to go on a night when Eric is behind the bar.

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  • Kieren AIf you are ever going to eat escargots (snails) this is the place to do it

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  • 7x7 M.The housemade hot dog is great...it's #68 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010.

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  • Dustin B.The housemade chicken liver pâté is a perfect complement to a martini at the bar. They double fry their fries in peanut oil—damn tasty!

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  • Heidi Cyummy olives

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  • Alice M.It's all about the oysters and martinis.

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  • George Sorder a sazerac. it's the oldest cocktail in the us and the best in SF is at Absinthe.

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  • Wilfredo Lget a bottle of the Pahlmeyer 2005 Jayson, cuz it's nice.

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  • Shadi M.Post opera or symphony bite and drinks. Long and impressive cocktail list and great food, especially late at night.

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  • John MarcomThe hot dog on the bar menu is great. You have to go after 8 or in the afternoons.

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  • Jasmine M.had delicious dinner

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  • Courtney P.Eat dinner at the bar and order a drink off the chalkboard.

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