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Canteen - CLOSED

817 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109-6168
+1 415-928-8870
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
9 Jul 2013
“Great food, quirky space & good service”
6 Jul 2013
“Delicious food but very small portions”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean
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817 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109-6168
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Reviewed 10 July 2013

If you are open to a fixed menu with no choice, you will love this place. The chef gives you what is fresh, available and delicious. The wine list is more extensive than I expected though don't expect cocktails. Service was perfect, noise level was...More

1  Thank cclay715
Reviewed 7 July 2013

We had very delicious food here -- the lamb was particularly excellent -- but the portions were very small and it was a fairly pricey meal. Rather than having larger portions I wish there were one or two more items (courses) on the menu --...More

1  Thank satnam6502
Reviewed 2 July 2013 via mobile

My sister recommended this place for our recent trip to San Fran from Australia.. It did not disappoint! It was a 4 course set menu which changes weekly! We had entree: sea scallops ceviche and a sweet corn soup with jalapeños then white bass braised...More

1  Thank Lucylu137
Reviewed 8 June 2013

i love this spot. the chef has the smallest kitchen i've ever seen but cooks up a masterpiece each time we go. its usually pretty tough to get reservations as this is a popular and very small spot but worth the extra time to plan...More

Thank magnamosa
Reviewed 12 May 2013

This place is so cool! I booked a reservation for my parents and as a celebration of our first day of vacation. It was an amazing experience. The food was spectacular, the wine very nice and paired well with our meal, our server was very...More

Thank rakelspektakel
Reviewed 24 April 2013

My cousin arranged a dinner for the start of a family reunion so we did not know what to expect. This was truely fine dining for $52, prix - fixe dining. The sea bass just melted in my mouth. Others complimented the veal was well.

Thank parishfm
Reviewed 20 March 2013

We selected this restaurant as it was close to our hotel and well rated by Tripadvisor. We found the fixed price menu (the only option) to be a little pricy. The food was well presented and very tasty. While the restaurant was very small it...More

Thank Two_2_Go_Now
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Book way ahead for a table at this tiny, and just a little funky, spot on the ground floor of a hostel in downtown San Francisco. Like its space, the menu is small, but everything our party of four had was wonderful from the salads...More

Thank EasyTraveller12345
Reviewed 16 February 2013

I have been visiting Canteen over the years, and had dinner there tonight. It is truly a tiny gem of a place serving the most consistently excellent food in a super cool setting with warmth, grace and kind hospitality. I am so impressed by the...More

Thank foodieFosterCity
Reviewed 11 January 2013

We had dinner at Canteen after having read many excellent reviews about the place, so with very high expectations. The place is small, but cozy. The Menu Degustation for that night was not impressive, being my Roast Pork the star, and quite expensive. The service...More

Thank Flora C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109-6168
    (Jones Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-928-8870
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