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Cafe Bistro - Nordstrom San Francisco

865 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103-1900
+1 415-977-5155
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
865 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103-1900
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Located within Westfield mall - Nordstrom’s Cafe Bistro was a pleasant escape from Powell street crowds. Had a great burger and enjoyed the elevated street view. Curved escalators to restaurant were unique and made for nice photo. Convenient choice if you are staying at nearby...More

Thank solotouristDallas_Tx
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I used to go to the Bistro restaurant in Nordstrom's for many years. On Christmas eve the restaurant used to be packed. I visited Christmas 2017 and I was appalled. Gone is the food quality, and the quality wait help are no longer there. The...More

Thank Easyrider88
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Everyone was really looking forward to our annual holiday lunch at the Cafe. Unfortunately, our waiter misunderstood my lunch order and brought a pork chop instead of the scallops risotto. Everyone else had their order and I had to wait for mine to be redone....More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Cafe Bistro is located on the fourth floor of Nordstrom's department store on Market Street in San Francisco. The restaurant stretches the length of the store overlooking Market Street thus allowing diners to view the upper portions of buildings across the street. One can see...More

Thank Arrastape
Nordstrom_Reviews, Owner at Cafe Bistro - Nordstrom San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

We're disappointed to hear this feedback and appreciate you taking the time to bring it to our attention. Please know, we've shared your experience with our team. -Allie

Reviewed 6 November 2017

What a pleasant surprise! Great service, reasonably priced food items including salads, main courses and appetizers. Plus, a lovely view of San Francisco. Highly recommended.

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We went to lunch here on a Sunday during a birthday shopping outing. We've been here a few times. The food was good, especially the wild salmon and club sandwich. The calamari appetizer was tasty. Staff was friendly and didn't rush us through our meal....More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Nordstom’s Bistro is a great spot to have lunch. It has a good variety of menu and the food is very good. Service is excellent!

Thank parentsoflawstudent
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My college roommate and I visited the Westfield Mall for Sunday lunch. We spied the cafe while riding the escalator in the "mall under the dome." My friend ordered grilled chicken Caesar salad, a glass of white wine and I ordered the lime, cilantro shrimp...More

Thank Rose Ada M
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is excellent any time, but especially welcome as a break from shopping. Very pleasant ambience, & you'd never know you were within a department store. It's right off the BART line, too, so it's a good place to come to get out of...More

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Great service in this restaurant at the top of Nordstrom in San Francisco Center. The food is pretty good. The service is fantastic. It's a bit pricey but worth it in my opinion. I recommend it.

Thank ClintPage
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
USD 15 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 865 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103-1900
    (5th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bart and MUNI Powell Street Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-977-5155
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