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Hayes Street Grill

320 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4421
+1 415-863-5545
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“french fries” (23 reviews)
“petrale sole” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
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320 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4421
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tried for early dinner. Split pea soup is great. Crab cakes excellent. Grilled calimari was ok, are used to deep fried in Brookings. But was good for a change. Sat at the bar and visited with locals who eat here regularly. Have put it on...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my Mom for my Birthday dinner prior to Symphony concert. What a gem of a place. Casual - local feel with a fantastic menu. Food and service did not disappoint. Spoke to some locals who come to the restaurant regularly. Tables for...More

Thank Welsheyes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this restaurant due to its close proximity to the New Conservatory Theater. We made on-line reservations and we were immediately seated upon arrival. The waiter asked if we were going to a show and what time it started. Service was fast. The food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for lunch and really enjoyed it. Small, quaint restaurant with old classic style ambiance. My wife ordered the petrale sole with chanterelles which was very flavorful and a good sized portion. I ordered the steelhead which was grilled and also really enjoyed...More

Thank n2r49rs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner at Hayes Street Grill ahead of our show the other night. Traffic was a beast and we were 18 mins late for our reservation. We were looking at open tables and there were none at our estimated arrival, but upon...More

Thank CaliGirl510
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The Grill has all the trappings of a classic San Francisco grill but last night there were too many misses to make it a favorite. It was our first visit and the maitre'd sat us at two bad tables notwithstanding the many tables that were...More

Thank LaBernardi
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Had dinner there last night before the opera. It's a shame this place isn't better, given its location. Service was very good. My entree (paella) was brought out cold. Send it back and got a hot one. Reallyt isn't a paella in the true definition....More

Thank CookGirl-CA
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Hands down the best soft shell crab in the City (when it's available - typically during the summer months.) They used to call my father to let him know when they were in season, not I receive e-mails. (Technology) We've had soft shell crabs twice...More

Thank JM1051
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A nice atmosphere, friendly and attentive staff, and an attractive and well cooked menu made this visit very enjoyable. It's a classic grill restaurant with an old school feel and presentation standards are high. Hayes Street offers many alternatives, but this is one of the...More

Thank TraveljunkieRob
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The tables are close together as some people mention, but that's because the place very popular. Great place to eat if you are going to the symphony. The food is great. I had halibut and chose the lemon sauce. Spectacular. The warn goat cheese salad...More

Thank egregclark
Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky
shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to
imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of
a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation
of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a
community park at its center and dozens of trendy
businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish
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Bobbie B
4 April 2015|
Response from Maya D | Reviewed this property |
I was there a week ago and they had scallops on the menu served over a celery purée :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4421
    (Franklin Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bart Civic Center stop MUNI Van Ness and Hayes 21 Hayes bus in front of restaurant ...............
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-863-5545
  • E-mail
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