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Quince

470 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
+1 415-775-8500
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“caviar” (42 reviews)
“quiche” (207 reviews)
“tasting menu” (54 reviews)
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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470 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a high end restaurant. They accommodate vegetarians well & also those who don't drink alcohol. We had their vegetarian tasting menu. The food was very good & creative, using unique items such as herbs & other ingredients. You have to leave 3 hours...More

Thank MihirMeghani
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Usually Quince which has. Michelin star only has 13 course Prix Fixe dinner menu. But we did not have 3 or 4 hours so we persuaded Quince to offer us a a la carte choice . We ordered a3 course meal with a salad and...More

Thank Samosababa
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A rather stark -- albeit nicely appointed with beautiful flowers setting. Only had the 'salon' offerings at the bar and they were other worldly good -- this is in the top ranks of the best in maybe America's best restaurant town

Thank HonestMcHonest
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We'd never tried a Michelin 3 star, so this was a must. The food was absolutely excellent and the service was stellar. My wife had the wine pairing, but next time we'd probably stay with a couple of preferred glasses. My only real critique is...More

Thank Djlaw1
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

One of the greatest 3* restaurant experience ever. The food is succulent and master the art of combination. The service is one of the best we ever had - special mention to Sebastian who had been such a pleasure to deal with. Very professional. The...More

Thank LiveLoveEatBlog
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The chef is very creative, and the food was very good -- better than Saisons and Benu in my view. (The squab was the only dish I didn't like.) And the service was actually far and away some of the best we've had. But there...More

Thank HoustonCouchPotatoes
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We recently dinned in this high end restaurant and had an enjoyable evening. The interior is modern with dimmed lights. The food was very good, with few exceptional dishes (lamb dish). A big problem is the noise in the restaurant, we have never been to...More

Thank TeamMis
Reviewed 17 August 2017

What an amazing evening. A table for six for my wife's 70 birthday. The tab was on me.i could not ask for better place to celebrate her birthday. The dinner was four hours that which seemed Much shorter. . Fabulous food, great service. Beautiful room....More

Thank LEEC9999
Reviewed 17 August 2017

we had a reservation on a monday night and were looking forward to visit all the three stars restaurants in the usa that we have not been able to go before. what a dissapointement when we read the email a few days before the date...More

Thank hirnograph
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

There are restaurants that you go to where you wonder whether the Michelin inspector had smoked a joint, was best friends with the chef or been slipped a wad before awarding their rating. Others you realise have been awarded their stars on gimmicks or narratives...More

Thank ElevenMadison
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North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Onepea1
16 May 2017|
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Response from Pam M | Reviewed this property |
$400-700 without alcohol or tip
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calmar
1 April 2017|
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Response from MurraL2013 | Reviewed this property |
All of the above are fine, you can dress up or down (jeans). Sorry to take so long to reply! Only just logged in again as have 5month old baby!!!
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VedaLoca
26 March 2016|
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Response from Quince_SF | Property representative |
Dear VedaLoca, Thank you for your message and inquiry. The current tasting menu is $198 per person but we're happy to offer abbreviated menus (5 and 9 courses for $150 and $170 respectively). The menu can be found on our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 220 - USD 300
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
    (Montgomery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-8500
  • E-mail
Description
Situated in San Francisco's historic Jackson Square, Lindsay and Chef Michael Tusk's celebrated Quince Restaurant features an Italian and French inspired tasting menu that highlights the seasonal bounty of Northern California. Accompanying each menu is an innovative wine pairing and sophisticated cocktail program. Chef Michael Tusk was named "Best Chef: Pacific" by the James Beard Foundation in 2011. Quince was awarded its first Michelin star in 2010 and in April 2012 its second, the San Francisco Chronicle bestowed a fourth star to Quince. In 2016 Quince received its third Michelin star.
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