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The House

1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3910
+1 415-986-8612
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (74 reviews)
“salmon roll” (26 reviews)
“noodles” (54 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3910
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We found The House thanks to a recommendation for some locals. It’s a small restaurant with tight seating and community staffing for ease of ordering/delivery. The space was lively and filled with conversation but never to the point of interrupting your own. Walking in it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank runbirdie13
Reviewed 21 October 2018

A friend recommended this place and we were not disappointed. Everything on the menu is delicious and very flavorful without being salty (like Kin Khao is horribly salty). So far, we've tried their scallops, salmon roll, sea bass, grilled octopus, mussels, BBQ pork ribs, soft...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Skylar1220
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Based on previous reviews, we tried The House on our last night in San Francisco for dinner. We had the flatiron steak with wasabi noodles and my friend had the salmon. Both were superb. However, save room for dessert, as we had the chocolate truffle...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank P8999MQscottw
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

My “discovery” of The House is the reason I rely so heavily on TA reviews. Finished a tour of Chinatown and wanted to stay in area for lunch. How to begin to choose? Easy- popped onto TA and searched for “restaurant near me”. This was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jwills08
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Amazing Asian fusion meal. We had a family meal here during our visit to san Francisco, and it was delicious. The soft-shell crab was spectacularly presented and delicious, and the main course of grilled sea bass was terrific. Everyone was impressed. The restaurant is crowded...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tommy087
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A North Beach classic. Fusion food perfectly prepared using the finest ingredients. Family run and a terrific staff. Be sure to save room for their house made deserts.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kathleendooley58
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Finest preparation, perfect fusion food ! An incredible treat. Best restaurant we ate at during our 3-weeks tour of the West coast. Totally worth the price, which was actually far from expensive.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alex B
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I went here to do some research for a wedding I am catering , and wow this is a great find. Fantastic flavorful food, nice presentation, and they have a really really cool wine list. I am looking forward to cooking this food many times...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VolkerL775
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Worth all the hype, the food is amazing, both tasty and instagram-worthy. The only down side--it's very small, with tables really close together, and an almost-deafening level of noise. Also only one rest room--be prepared to wait in line.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jct263
Reviewed 30 August 2018

In an active and colorful neighborhood you'll find this small gem of a restaurant. The interior is 'snug,' but the delicious food is abundant in flavor. Many options from beef, chicken, fish, pork, noodles, rice and tasty vegetables.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Suzanne0718
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
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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25 August 2016|
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Response from Dave N | Reviewed this property |
The prices are not outrageous or anything to worry about unless you are on a tight budget. The portions are not huge but it is worth it. I would say it is midrange for SF and KBcolumbus is correct on the ranges. To quote... More
Bryan F
18 February 2015|
Response from ChitoD | Reviewed this property |
You may call them at (415) 986-8612. Reservation is highly recommended unless you go there a few minutes before opening: 11:30 for lunch and 5:30 for dinner.
Bryan F
17 February 2015|
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Response from Kurt M | Reviewed this property |
Not exactly sure what the question is here. This place is a trendy fusion restaurant. It's crawling with tech-savvy yuppies. The food is mediocre at best, and overpriced from my point of view. In SF, people go with the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-986-8612
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