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126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
+1 415-750-9787
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cassoulet” (21 reviews)
“duck” (18 reviews)
“profiteroles” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
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Reviewed 1 March 2013

We had been told about Chapeau many years ago but just made it there this year. It was wonderful!. What a nice surprise that we BOTH loved everything. The escargot were done perfectly, the duck was moist and tangy, yet sweet, and the dessert was...More

Thank jtimbo
Reviewed 26 February 2013

It's not question that San Francisco is a "foodie" city but if you are looking for a great experience and wonderful food at great prices, CHAPEAU! is the place to be! It is nestled in the Richmond district but beware of parking it's hard to...More

Thank alwayschantalnoelle
Reviewed 9 February 2013

A throwback, not in a negative way, to great French bistro food. My wife and I had the price fixed three-course dinner. Each course was better than the last. My sweetbread appetizer was superb as was my wife's escargot. The entrées were superlative, my bouillabaisse...More

1  Thank Jefftimb
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Our second visit was even better than the first! This small but stylish restaurant offers seasonal menus of exquisitely flavorful and beautifully presented, yet hearty dishes. Many of the appetizers are large enough to share, or to serve as the main dish if you are...More

Thank motherhen2
Reviewed 19 January 2013

My wife and I ate here during our San Francisco vacation, and it was some of the best French we've had. I hope I can come back to San Francisco soon so I can try the rest of their menu.

Thank paulvasq
Reviewed 12 January 2013

We visited the restaurant recently on recommendation of a local resident. My impression was that the restaurant is frequented by locals and not tourists. The restaurant is approximatly 4.5 miles from Fishermans Wharf and unless you have your own transport it may be costly to...More

1  Thank JacoCl
Reviewed 10 December 2012

It's a yearly tradition, birthday dinner at Chapeau! I love that they have a special vegetarian menu which is basically what I order each time. I love their food, wine and service. It's a no brainer that fits the bill for a great birthday celebration!

1  Thank wing2010
Reviewed 9 December 2012

The chef obviously loves what he is doing - and people, too! He greets you early in your visit and is happy to answer your question about what's best tonight. Last night it was the special appetizer, mushroom vol-au-vent, cassoulet, and creme brûlée. All this...More

Thank nevertooold53
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Solid spot. Interesting crowd and mix for a French bistro, but the staff, the guests, everyone was a joy. It is quite unassuming, behind an unassuming facade. It's white cloth and near fine dining with fantastic service. It's crowded, and our table was located in...More

Thank OnlineConcierge
Reviewed 12 October 2012

The setting is nice, white table cloth and all, but the food was just not that great. People probably rated it high because this is the cheapest French white-table-cloth restaurant in town. I wouldn't waste my money here. I tried their tasting menu and there...More

Thank MustLoveTruffle
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Holly M
21 June 2016|
Response from sfwon | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant directly to tell them your problem. Generally, high end restaurants would happily accommodate your special needs. Be sure to tip the chef.
10 February 2015|
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Response from Maggie D | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Certainly no tie or jacket required. Dressy casual would be best.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-750-9787
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