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Town Hall

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342 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2262 (Fremont St.)
+1 415-908-3900
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Greenwood, Indiana
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245 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located very near all the high rise construction in the downtown core. They have a great menu. The southern fried chicken sandwich is a flavor explosion. It is just the right amount of breading and spices. It was a great lunch with really good service. I look forward to going back.

Thank IndyOmahaCincyKid
Walnut Creek, California
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has some of the best food in the Bay Area. My top picks are the barbecue shrimp appetizer, and the butterscotch chocolate pudding (it's perfect), and any main course that has ever arrived at my table. However, I just reread my last review from when I went fifteen months ago, and my same complaint that the shrimp appetizer... More 

Thank Mimois
San Francisco, California
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1,467 reviews
722 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had drinks and snacks here one evening, it was busy but we got a seat at a communal table. The drinks aren't cheap but there is a good selection. We also shared the meatballs, which were delicious. It's quite a trendy loud place, not somewhere for a quiet evening drink but it's a fun atmosphere and I would go... More 

Thank Travellover6128
Phoenix, Arizona
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276 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

My wife, adult son, and I dined at Town Hall on a recent visit to SF, and we were very pleased. It features a great location, spacious interior, was attractively decorated and had a friendly staff. We had reservations and were seated immediately. I enjoyed the ham and egg on toast appetizer, while my wife tried the heirloom tomato salad... More 

Thank michbren
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal and excellent service at Town Hall. Waiter was helpful to our group and we shared some items thanks to his tips. Flavor, presentation and ambiance fantastic.

Thank Alison W
Napa Valley, California
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162 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My Husband and I decided to have dinner here on our way to the Giants game. We sat at the bar. This place opens at 5, but doesn't start serving until 5:30. If you don't have a reservation and don't mind eating at the bar, if you get there by 5:30, you can usually get a seat. Also, there is... More 

Thank Cali-Native2015
Venice, Florida
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting San Francisco and Town Hall was recommended to us. We loved it! It was nice and quiet so you could actually talk to the person you came with and the food was spot on. I had the fried chicken and, oh my, was it good! I usually don't eat the skin on chicken, but... More 

Thank Sherri B
Atlanta, Georgia
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Went to this place as recommendation. Was ok but not great. Ordered a nice bottle of wine that was not as expected and our guest is a serious wine snob. They didn't offer credit or another bottle or anything. It was quite expensive. They had guy come taste it but that was that. Food was average at best. Southern flare... More 

Thank Kathy W
Englewood, New Jersey
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294 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Happy Hour for 25 was a big success. Very high quality food and attentive servers. The upstairs space is very comfortable for a private event.

Thank Nava1203
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Once again, the best Mardi Gras party in San Francisco. Year after year, the entire staff was fantastic. A friendly smile, prompt service, great dishes and great space makes Town Hall a place to consider not just for Mardi Gras, but every occassion. The outdoor space is especially cozy and fun for small and large groups alike.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2262
    (Fremont St.)
  • Public Transportation: Muni & BART: Embarcadero station; Muni: 1 California @ Howard, 14 Mission @ Fremont
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-908-3900

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoMa

Neighbourhood Profile
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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