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Gary Danko

800 N Point St
San Francisco, CA 94109

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(415) 749-2060


  • Sunday: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Monday: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Friday: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Saturday: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Cuisine: American Restaurants, French Restaurants

4.8 of 5.0 from 143 reviews

price range:more than $50



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  • bobbi2 reviewI must say, everything i had read about this restaurant was true. fantastic

    44444 by bobbi2

  • yummy4mahtummy reviewAn Outstanding place to dine, from beginning to end.

    44444 by yummy4mahtummy

  • general reviewThis place is incredible.I would go back as many times as I could afford it.The only thing that was not world class was the venue. It was still better than most.If you want to take someone to a place that he/she will remember for life, Gary Danko's is that place.

    55555 by general

  • Jon B.My jaw is still on the floor from that cheese cart. Select the tasting menu, sit back, and let Chef Gary Danko pamper your palette for an evening.

    55555 by Jon B.

  • Colin RI now call this place Danky Gary's.

    33333 by Colin R

  • Darrelle JDelicious food and great service. Highly recommend.

    55555 by Darrelle J

  • Ricardo J"Poached egg" and everything!!!

    55555 by Ricardo J

  • Elizabeth B.Finally had the chance to try the Michelin rated Gary d. French laundry is 10x better

    55555 by Elizabeth B.

  • Wilson JDelicious food, with a special tip of the hat for the superbly fresh caviar and scrumptious quail. The service, however, is overbearing and gets in the way of one's enjoyment.

    55555 by Wilson J

  • Rana MBest experience even dining at the bar

    55555 by Rana M

  • Greg JTasting menu

    55555 by Greg J

  • Staff PicksRestaurant Gary Danko was one of the more wished for places throughout 2015’s I Want Somewhere holiday campaign. Where’s your somewhere? Enter to win a bucket list experience.

    55555 by Staff Picks

  • Aleksandra KhrapachevskayaAmazing restaurant for special celebrations!

    55555 by Aleksandra Khrapachevskaya

  • SFistThe lobster risotto at Gary Danko is a signature favorite. It is always perfectly cooked, rich, and memorable.

    55555 by SFist

  • Lindsey K.Great food and excellent service--nice for a special occasion. However, the space is a bit out dated and pretentious. None of the dishes were really that memorable

    55555 by Lindsey K.

  • Ashley A.The food was great! It was my birthday and they gave us a free chocolate cake + muffins for the morning!

    55555 by Ashley A.

  • Dean N.Cannot make risotto. Shrimp were good. Again, how can you be a good restaurant that cannot make risotto?

    33333 by Dean N.

  • Jamie PThe food and service was outstanding! Will surely go again if I have the chance.

    55555 by Jamie P

  • Jess BCheese course is to die for.

    55555 by Jess B

  • Danielle TLobster risotto, duck, and warm butter cake!

    55555 by Danielle T

  • C-Lyte EWe had the venison and the duck as our main course, and they were perfectly prepared!

    55555 by C-Lyte E

  • Marco L.What can I say? The food is spectacular. The crispy egg appetizer and Filet of beef were phenomenal. What really capped it off was our knowledgeable, friendly and professional staff.

    55555 by Marco L.

  • Alex PlutzerThe risotto is amazing. As are the desserts. Get a lot of appetizers.

    55555 by Alex Plutzer

  • SezThe place is small and cozy. We had the five course and left extremely full. The dishes were excellent but the service was one of a kind. Chef Danko really likes to please his guests for sure!

    55555 by Sez

  • Mel B.Risotto and chocolate souffle are amazing

    55555 by Mel B.

  • Merve R3 course tasting menu is great be sure to include risotto :)

    55555 by Merve R

  • Jennifer A.French Laundry quality without the FL price tag.

    33333 by Jennifer A.

  • Winston MAwesome spot! Try to frequent this place monthly! If no reservations, sit at the bar! Full Menu with an awesome staff!

    55555 by Winston M

  • Verna D.Quail with foie gras...amazing.

    55555 by Verna D.

  • Es R.The butter cake is the BEST. And I have had Maestros and this is better. Great service in the private chef's room. Great champagne and wine choices. And the cheese was superb.

    55555 by Es R.

  • Jason L.The excellent service is part of the package

    55555 by Jason L.

  • Sherry L.Lobster, duck, scallops are must haves

    55555 by Sherry L.

  • TripExpert E"Itching to drop some bookoo cash on an unforgettable meal? Go to Gary. From the exquisite amuse-bouche to the last drop of port, every detail is flawless." -BlackBook on TripExpert

    55555 by TripExpert E

  • jansen chowAwesome experience from start to finish. The 3, 4, 5 course menu gives you flexibility to mix and match (you could do five course dessert). Try their lobster and fillet, you won't be disappointed!

    55555 by jansen chow

  • Bev PEverything!

    55555 by Bev P

  • Lauren MacReally amazing dining experience. Pick # of courses AND which ones you want. How can a tasting menu get better than that?

    55555 by Lauren Mac

  • R Namerican, luxus, sublime!

    55555 by R N

  • Cameron WylieThe oysters with caviar and cream is melt in your mouth delicious. The lobster tail over mashed potatoes is a classic dish. I love coming here for birthdays. They make it special.

    55555 by Cameron Wylie

  • Gerard R.Get five courses

    55555 by Gerard R.

  • Lillian Y.Best service and dinning experience ever. Let them know you are here for a special occasion and you'll get extra special treats.

    55555 by Lillian Y.

  • Jeanette RomanIf I remember correctly, the steals are delicious and they have an extensive wine list. Good dinner for birthdays.

    55555 by Jeanette Roman

  • Serious EatsThe chocolate soufflé is Chef Danko's signature dessert. They serve the chocolate souffle with chocolate sauce and crème anglais.

    55555 by Serious Eats

  • SamaherGreat for anniversaries and special occasions. Yummy food and specially the cheese course

    55555 by Samaher

  • AFAR MediaSomething truly extraordinary is the food at Gary Danko.

    55555 by AFAR Media

  • CNNNamed after its founder, one of the country’s most respected chefs, this classy eatery spins out meals that combine Danko’s classical training in French cuisine with California ingredients.

    55555 by CNN

  • SFistAwards galore, sublime service, a name that echoes five-star ratings, a killer menu. Yeah, yeah. For us, it's all about the little muffins they give you at the end of the meal, wrapped in gold foil.

    55555 by SFist

  • SFGateSpecialties: Buckwheat blini with smoked salmon, creme fraiche and caviar; glazed oysters; roasted lobster with potato puree, mushrooms, edamame and tarragon; chocolate souffle with two sauces.

    55555 by SFGate

  • Daniel BouludChef Gary Danko’s lemon pepper duck breast is really very good as is everything on the menu. If possible you should order the tasting menu!

    55555 by Daniel Boulud

  • Kelly Wong5 course meal for $111/person. Meal portions are generous and the staff is very attentive. Food quality itself was pretty decent.

    55555 by Kelly Wong

  • Russ RAmazing staff all around here. Great atmosphere and incredible food. The menu has a ton of options for a restaurant of the quality.

    55555 by Russ R

  • Mike R.Vegetarians should opt for 5 course desert menu

    55555 by Mike R.

  • Michelle M.What a fine dining experience! Be prepared to be treated like royalty. Great margaritas. Don't forget to get a breakfast muffin on your way out.

    55555 by Michelle M.

  • FrankYes the risotto was damn good, but the Dungeness crab salad and the scallops stole the show.

    33333 by Frank

  • Chris K.The oysters and caviar app is amazing

    55555 by Chris K.

  • La Dolce VitaOne Michelin star

    55555 by La Dolce Vita

  • Michelin Travel & LifestyleYou can mix & match a three, four, or five-course tasting menu. Whatever you do, order the fantastic cheese plate. – Green Guide Editor

    55555 by Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

  • Susan L.super flexible menu - pick 3, 4, or 5 courses, mixing and matching and substituting to your heart's delight. (lobster risotto a must)

    55555 by Susan L.

  • Jerry H.Chocolate soufflé!!!!! Get it. You won't be disappointed.

    55555 by Jerry H.

  • Lor r.4 course is so worth it!

    55555 by Lor r.

  • Seth B.Supposedly the best place to eat in all of SF.

    55555 by Seth B.

  • Erwin C.Have to do the cheese course! Pick the craziest cheese on there. You may not like it, but when will you ever get to try something like that?

    33333 by Erwin C.

  • Tami S.Corkage fee is $40 and can bring down the cost of the meal... But the sommelier is very good (and cute, young, and Australian!)

    55555 by Tami S.

  • Oudi A.The risotto was mind blowing!

    33333 by Oudi A.

  • Schlomo R.I was pleasantly surprised that this place wasn't a marijuana dispensary specializing in The Dank.

    33333 by Schlomo R.

  • Jennifer B.Get the cheese cart! This place is expensive but well worth it. Make reservations well in advance. You will never forget your experience here.

    55555 by Jennifer B.

  • Jim T.The Port is to die for

    55555 by Jim T.

  • John P.Don't pass up the cheese, and you can have it served early or late in the meal. The lamb is excellent

    55555 by John P.

  • Ashik M.Delicious.

    55555 by Ashik M.

  • Eva D.Life's short: get the 5 course meal!

    55555 by Eva D.

  • Mari H.Risotto- melted on my tongue. Soft, creamy perfection

    55555 by Mari H.

  • Ryan A.Excellent all around - standouts were the cheese plate, lamb loin, and seared ahi tuna app is a must!

    55555 by Ryan A.

  • EMLobster risotto was so good

    55555 by EM

  • Andy C.Incredible service and exceptional food. A must when you are in San Francisco.

    55555 by Andy C.

  • Eduardo V.The Tasting Menu Rocks. GD is simply: "Orgasmic"!

    55555 by Eduardo V.

  • National Car RentalGary Danko has an enduring reputation for outstanding food and service that makes up for an awkward Fisherman’s Wharf location.

    55555 by National Car Rental

  • Tri H.Fantastic bathroom!

    55555 by Tri H.

  • Nora H.Try a $3000 bottle of wine

    33333 by Nora H.

  • Ryan K.You can sometimes get a seat at the bar without reservations

    55555 by Ryan K.

  • Donna_CExceptionally amazing food!! My favorite was the Duck and the Pork Tenderloin. The wine list was spectacular. You will fall in love with GD as I did.

    55555 by Donna_C

  • The Culinary Institute of AmericaWith his aromatic and decadent cuisine, Chef Gary Danko is a culinary mastermind. Learn how to cook where the he did, at The Culinary Institute of America.

    55555 by The Culinary Institute of America

  • Anne M.The wine list is 78 glorious pages

    55555 by Anne M.

  • Ludovic G.Oh Yes !!! Gary Danko just reconciliated me with american restaurants.. Risotto was exquisite while the duck breast composition mixed all sorts of taste... Cheese cart to die for !!

    55555 by Ludovic G.

  • Morgan Elaine M.The caviar was incredible. They make their bellinis on site. Second time I've eaten here, and it was worth every penny. Even asked my boyfriend to marry me at the end. :) perfect evening out!

    55555 by Morgan Elaine M.

  • Dima AДействительно отличный ресторан! Персонал знает свое дело, без лишнего пафоса и очень дружелюбно. Советую набор сыров и собственную коктей

    55555 by Dima A

  • Pacific Union InternationalHighly recommend the oysters and chocolate souffle. If you can't get a reservation, try to walk in and sit at the bar.

    55555 by Pacific Union International

  • Gustavo P.Pork belly is amazing!

    55555 by Gustavo P.

  • Shirley L.Do the four course (not the five)!

    33333 by Shirley L.

  • Mei L.Farm eggs.

    55555 by Mei L.

  • James P.Top drawer restaurant with modern American menu with a global twist. Fantastic venue, service and wine list . Couldn't fault

    55555 by James P.

  • Karen B.Try the souffles for dessert. Chocolate comes with 2 sauces & strawberry gets vanilla sauce + raspberry sorbet

    55555 by Karen B.

  • carlie c.Lobster risotto

    55555 by carlie c.

  • Jeffrey D.Well not the best service as we waited 1/2 hour. Also extremely loud. You cannot have a good conversation. Food was okay. 1st and last.

    33333 by Jeffrey D.

  • Dmitry CThis is one of the top restaurants in Bay Area, and even in the North California!!!!

    55555 by Dmitry C

  • @NacronThe flavors and combinations are tremendous. Bravo

    55555 by @Nacron

  • cyn k.for foie gras!

    55555 by cyn k.

  • Ardielyn F.Great service. Food was good too.

    55555 by Ardielyn F.

  • Angelo EAwesome Place..what can i say..a real 5star..applause.

    55555 by Angelo E

  • Yokosuper good service and food

    55555 by Yoko

  • Super Z.Prepare to be judged. Harshly.

    33333 by Super Z.

  • Gilt CityFood critics laud Gary Danko's creative flair and flawless execution. Biographies highlight his incredible culinary achievements and many laurels. Customers melt over his creations.

    55555 by Gilt City

  • jocelyn l.Seared foie gras, poached butter lobster, choc souffle- yum!

    55555 by jocelyn l.

  • Kenny L.Pretty expensive, but a great spot for a special occasion. Get the risotto as one of your courses (if available) and finish the meal off with the flambe or cheese cart.

    55555 by Kenny L.

  • Kelly H.5 courses left me overstuffed with outstanding food. Go with 3 or 4 courses. Also, any dish can be sized small for an app or larger for a main.

    55555 by Kelly H.

  • Jack Tfig Frangipani. yum!

    55555 by Jack T

  • Nicholas C.Lobster dishes are great. Foie gras stuffed quail that's good. Pork belly was great. Sea bass great. Filet, cavier oysters, pork loin, sea scallops not that good. Ice cream sandwiches ok.

    55555 by Nicholas C.

  • Toji ..Maine Lobster, Pork Belly, Pork Tenderloin, Lobster Risotto, Salmon, Beet Salad and Suffles all delicious...

    55555 by Toji ..

  • James JFavorite money-no-object restaurant ever!

    55555 by James J

  • JW N.OK not in Los Angeles, but this is the best place ever!

    55555 by JW N.

  • VictoriaYou must have the glazed oysters with caviar. Also, the Louisiana butter cake is what dreams are made of.

    55555 by Victoria

  • Michelin Travel & LifestyleAlways a tough reservation, solo diners and couples can grab a seat at the small bar to enjoy the same three-, four-, or five-course tasting menus the rest of the room waited weeks for. - Inspector

    55555 by Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

  • SaraDISH S.The 4-course tasting menu is fantastic !

    55555 by SaraDISH S.

  • Rossy Mary Q.Suberb!! worth the waiting. The lamb is exquisite... go for it!

    55555 by Rossy Mary Q.

  • Stewart A.Try the Lobster Risotto - It's like amazing

    55555 by Stewart A.

  • Ekaterina O.Nice place.Not good:risotto as porridge (каша). Beef is good.

    55555 by Ekaterina O.

  • Rebecca G.Order a bottle of Sciandri Cab from Napa...great value!!

    55555 by Rebecca G.

  • Tangerine M.OMG! Best meal ever! Risotto and Hen to die for!!! Bananas for desert!! Amazing mojitos!

    55555 by Tangerine M.

  • SF WeeklySF Weekly's Best Of 2011 Winner - Reader's Poll - BEST SERVICE

    55555 by SF Weekly

  • CristinaThe valet option is convenient because you don't need cash; they'll just add it to your bill.

    33333 by Cristina

  • Damon C.Duck!

    55555 by Damon C.

  • SF WeeklySF Weekly's Best of Winner 2010 - Reader's Poll - BEST CHEF

    55555 by SF Weekly

  • Ardielyn F.Include the cheese cart in your meal. Great Service.

    55555 by Ardielyn F.

  • Janey Y.Come in with a big appetite even if you order a 3course meal. The best way to get a reservation is to call instead of online. All of the desserts are AMAZING plus complimentary cookies :)

    55555 by Janey Y.

  • Boon Y.Love the way the menu is constructed. Go with the 4-course. Parking is challenging, so do pay $11 for the valet, and save yourself the stress. :-)

    33333 by Boon Y.

  • BravoMichaele Salahi loves this place! -Michaele Salahi, Real Housewives of DC

    55555 by Bravo

  • BravoAmazing cheese cart and wine list! -Mary Schmidt Amons, Real Housewives of DC

    55555 by Bravo

  • FoodspottingTry the Seared Foie Gras

    55555 by Foodspotting

  • Andrew L.great food, great cheese cart, great wine list, great atmosphere, great service (best I've ever had). so, great... but no character. GD is like a Lexus: luxurious and refined but not very exciting.

    55555 by Andrew L.

  • Paolo E.zagat rated

    33333 by Paolo E.

  • Blake_MonsterRisotto or go home.

    33333 by Blake_Monster

  • ViatorStaffOne of the best restaurants in SF!

    55555 by ViatorStaff

  • Morgan JJust to eat here since I pass by it everyday to work.

    55555 by Morgan J

  • todd JI cannot say enough. Exquisite meal.

    55555 by todd J

  • Tanvi CExcellent risotto & do not forget to order chocolate soufflé.

    55555 by Tanvi C

  • Boon Y.Amazing risotto!

    55555 by Boon Y.

  • JW N.One of the best restaurants you will ever experience. Get your reservations in early.This one is number one on my list.

    55555 by JW N.

  • Cathy A.Don't skip the cheese cart, it's fantastic!

    55555 by Cathy A.

  • Rohit G.go hungry and get the chocolate soufflé. so good

    55555 by Rohit G.

  • Alexandre STry the risotto if it's available!

    55555 by Alexandre S

  • Adam J.hit the danko bar as your last stop, get the cheese plate- bartender is the nicest bartender of all the 5 star restaurants in SF

    55555 by Adam J.

  • anne j.food, wine, dessert, cheese...doesn't get any better (except @ french laundry...)

    55555 by anne j.

  • Jonathan P.100. Cheese course at Gary Danko (from 7x7's 100 Things to Try Before You Die | http://tr.im/7x7list)

    55555 by Jonathan P.

  • Abbi SBest Risotto of ALL time

    55555 by Abbi S

  • Mister MWalk in sans reservation. Sit at bar. Ask that the cheese cart be brought round. Do what comes naturally.

    33333 by Mister M

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