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Restaurant Gary Danko

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800 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1228
+1 415-749-2060
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you go to Gary Danko you can expect perfection from the moment you walk in. I recommend doing the tasting course. The cheese tasting is hard to describe how great it was, just a "you have to be there" kind of experience. The food was just perfect and the dessert just capped it off perfectly. I can honestly say... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were visiting San Fran for our 10th wedding anniversary and had booked a special dinner out at Gary Danko. It didn't disappoint! The food was divine - prepared perfectly and the flavours amazing. The staff were attentive and knowledgable and the wine list was impressive! But it was the little extras that made the night for us - a... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fourth visit to San Francisco and our fourth dinner at Gary Danko over the years, probably at least 10 years. This restaurant just keeps improving and it started from a very high level initially. The glazed oysters with osetra caviar, asparagus, leeks and lettuce cream were sublime, sweet and juicy, barely poached oysters with the contrasting briny... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was an invited guest to a business dinner recently while attending a conference and had no idea where we were going for dinner. What a wonderful surprise!!! We arrived for 7pm reservations on time & were informed that there would be a short wait. No biggie, I'm a people watcher & the company was good so no shortage of... More 

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Thank marcellareyes
San Francisco, California
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gary Danko is THE BEST fine dining option in San Francisco, where the food tastes incredible and the price is a lot cheaper than restaurants of comparable caliber. Their service is also exceptional; all restaurants should aspire to offer services like Gary Danko. They offer great flexibility and customization in their menu: you can choose from 3, 4, or 5... More 

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Thank Jennifer W
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gary Danko is one of San Francisco's 'signature' restaurants and thus I was expecting a spectacular culinary experience. The service was prompt and chilly. Perhaps because we brought our own wine. They obviously don't like that since their wine service has a three-times mark up. The food, which is what it should be all about, was average, just OK. Certainly... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant Gary Danko is the quintessential San Francisco restaurant. We have been visiting this restaurant for many years. It is the perfect place for special occasions or for introducing family and friends to the true experience of high quality restaurant service and food. The service at the restaurant is amazing. The wait staff, servers, sommelier, are all courteous and seamless... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gary Danko's menu allowed us to create our own prix fixe set meal, and each of us chose three dishes from the selection. My mom and I were the only ones who included dessert: strawberry souffle for Mom and lemon souffle cake for me. The other dishes I chose were the Coconut Thai Curry with Seafood and the Seared Filet... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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113 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to this restaurant once a year, since it opened approximately 16 years ago. Every time my wife and I, or several other chefs and I go to the restaurant, Gary amazes us with his culinary talent. The potato gnocchi is so light it almost floats up to your mouth. The restaurant sous chefs go to the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh my goodness...this is on our top 5 restaurant experience list!! The food was amazing. I will say, do not have lunch that day and have a light breakfast. It is a lot of food, and you don't want to miss it. My husband and I went. He had the 5 course prix fix menu with wine pairing- that is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 70 - US$ 100
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1228
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-749-2060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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