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181 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3107
+1 415-817-7836
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
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181 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3107
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Ultra modern, contemporary ambiance with a retro spin. We were waiting for Austin Powers to come out from around the corner. Nice bar/lounge area. There were very few people having dinner when we were there, although, it was a Thursday night?? The food was good,...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Everything was wonderful fro the eggs and pancakes at breakfast to the salmon at dinner. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank gregoryp350
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Trace was fine - the menu was pretty standard Asian fusion, and the service was good. That said, for the price there are far more standout options in the area (Fang, Mourad, In Situ to name a few).

Thank 581lily
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Superb scallops appetizer, best ive ever had. Steak was delicious and the vegetables that came with it were stunning but it did need Fries to soak up the gravy.

Thank John C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Before going to SFMOMA, we stopped in for only coffee. Servers were attentive and didn't bother us for not ordering anything else. Nice quiet venue to sit and chat.

Thank Kimo17051
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I recently dined at Trace on a Friday night and loved it! The restaurant is located at the W hotel. The ambiance is quiet, romantic and the decoration is beautiful. To start we ordered oysters, Brussel sprouts and shanghai noodles. The oysters were beautiful presented...More

Thank christine t
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Staff is excellent and sweet. Order the Chilaquiles with sausage. it's a treat! Also sit by the windows for an amazing vie of buena vista park

Thank rxdxt
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great food. Slow service and not the most attentive waitstaff but it was at the end of a holiday weekend so maybe they were all tired.

Thank TruckeeMomma
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food is stunning. So tasteful and very fairly priced. Service is great. People overlook Trace and that is a mistake.

Thank rwollack
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Excellent kitchen, breakfast and Brunch were delicious, but the amazing service we got from Yaya and Damian is what really stood out. Thank you for making our experience a memorable one.

Thank Jvernassal
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3107 (Formerly XYZ)
    (Howard Street)
  • Public Transportation: Two blocks from Montgomery Muni and Bart Station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-817-7836
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