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Zuni Cafe

) #63 of 4,533 Restaurants in San Francisco ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Fusion
1658 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5949
+1 415-552-2522
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1658 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5949
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful place to have a nice Saturday afternoon lunch. Weather in San Francisco and the food was very good. The chicken takes a while but is worth the wait.

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were able to get into this restaurant thanks to the efforts of my daughter. Really great high end dining. The famous chicken is well worth the wait. Service was exceptional. Dress code is more casual than I would expect. Food is excellent.

Thank angiet1313
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Zuni cafe has been a San Francisco stand by for quite a long time -- and deservedly so. The food is really good -- and they've migrated to Mediterranean from southwest. The service is professional and friendly. And the space is unusual and interesting....More

Thank mikep244
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed a dinner with my parents at Zuni Cafe during a family trip to San Francisco. I've had it on my list of must visits for a while and it didn't let us down. The service was great and the chicken...so...good! The gnocchi and...More

Thank RedlineSi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd heard so much about the Zuni Cafe, we just had to try it. The food was really good - very fresh - and our waitress was over the top friendly. It's certainly unique in menu offerings, decor, and vibe. But it wasn't our favorite...More

Thank GraceMarieGMC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's the best roasted chicken I've had, juicy and tender. My impression of roasted chicken is tasteless and dry but this is not the case here. The chicken meat is so tender, juicy and tasty. Highly recommended.

Thank Mama2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Fathers Day brunch here and simply loved it. ORDER the chicken right went you get there as it takes 1 hour to prepare.... but you'll be amazed as it's something you probably have never had.

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 29 May 2017

As usual, we had a great meal at Zuni's last Sunday with friends. Oysters, seafood, sparkling wine and friends. Oysters are always fresh and the seafood is prepared just right. It can get busy and crowded at night, reservations are definitely required and sometimes, some...More

Thank Alexander_Designs
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Farm-to-table seafood to greens; everything at Zuni was shared, savored, and talked about! Halibut or roast chicken? Both!! Long list of wines, cognacs and brandies. Gnocchi, cured anchovies, Monterey Bay squid, olives, cheese and rustic bread, were all loved! The entrees were served promptly. The...More

Thank HonoluluHistorian
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The chicken is legendary, and you can't go wrong with that choice. Super popular restaurant for the smart set. A little expensive but worth it.

Thank Thomas V
Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky
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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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Response from srca | Reviewed this property |
Zuni's menu changes every day, so the guarantees are hamburgers and pizza for lunch. But I have eaten many lunches there and those excellent pork chops have always been on the menu. That said, if you are a party of two, one... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1658 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5949
    (Between Franklin & Gough)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-552-2522
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