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Sens Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Financial District
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4 Embarcadero Ctr, San Francisco, CA 94111-4106 (Drumm)
+1 415-362-0645
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11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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San Francisco, California
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154 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I work close to this restaurant and we've been here several times for work-related events. It features Mediterranean cuisine served in a somewhat rustic setting. Besides the range appetizers we often share as a group, I usually get the lamb burger or paella.

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Thank LarryGentry
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sens is a beautiful restaurant near the bay, in the Embarcadero. We were seated in the room away from the windows, but could see the view and it was beautiful. We ended up being glad we were in the side room because the main room was incredibly noisy -- we were being drowned out by the people out there. I... More 

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Thank Henry B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Last minute reservation but loved the food, the recommendations and our waiter was hilarious! Everything we ordered was delicious and well presented. The wine selection was spot on. I can't say enough about this restaurant, the atmosphere, and the service!

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Thank Rarlica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Was there for dinner with friends. Service was on the slow side and the food was ok. Was pricey for the level of service and the food.

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Thank Keshav S
Sacramento, California
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We had a good diner. We had appetizers humus with pita bread, salad, and a chicken served on top of lentils. The Tiramisu dessert was excellent. Although I did not drink wine my family enjoyed the selection.

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Thank Evita_1957
Novo Hamburgo, RS
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

there are a lot of tasteful dishes that can be shared with friends... I suggest this place to travelers who want to try different dishes. You are able to order different foods and to share.

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Thank Unterleider H
Aurora, Colorado
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Sens starts by offering a great happy hour deck with great views of bay bridge and ferry buildings. The house Cabernet, an Alexander Valley Vineyards was excellent. We moved to a dinner table and had variety of appetizers: the hummus and clams were excellent. For dinner I had the Osso Bucco which was tender and tasty. The waiter was outstanding,... More 

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Thank Jeff K
Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We love the apricots with chicken, the amazing chocolate ganache dessert, the very fresh salads. The view of the wharf and the Bay Bridge add even more ambience to the California-style decor.

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Thank Lucy Beale P
Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was our old hangout after work for drinks and music years ago. Now we met again at the same restaurant, under new ownership, new name, new menu. Delicious food, excellent service, great view. It is a busy lunch venue for professionals, but we had reservations. Our waiter was wonderful and always came by to ask how we were doing... More 

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Thank DaphneWay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Had the scallops with risotto for dinner on the visit and my hubby had the ribeye steak and we both enjoyed the meal and the restaurant ambience. Vinny served us and he was a lot of fun and made good recommendations on food. Place has a decent view of the Bay bridge too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Embarcadero Ctr, San Francisco, CA 94111-4106
    (Drumm)
  • Public Transportation: If you are traveling by BART, exit at Embarcadero Station. Walk up Drumm St. pass the Hyatt Regency and turn right to enter the street level of Embarcadero Center 4. Take two escalator flights up to the Promenade Level. Sens entrance is located a few yards down the walkway on your left.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-362-0645

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Financial District

Neighbourhood Profile
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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