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Fog City

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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1300 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111-1104 (Embarcadero)
+1 415-982-2000
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Elland, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walked and Walked and Yep Walked some more to reach this Dinner...... Was well worth the Heat and the Sun.....excellent range of Cold Beer.....myself and the Aussie enjoyed the pre meal drink......the Irishman was more refined and took a nice Red..... Simple and easy menu..... Starter and to Share - Soup and Salads - Sandwiches - Pizza. Price range is... More 

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Thank Mark S
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354 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my colleagues recommended so went as a group of 8. The place has been there for 30 years. The food is amazing and so is the service. I had oysters and a salad.

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Thank Ozlem S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely lady in the bar, however not so focused on service. Ordered a burger, just to find out they had one kind... "medium, is that ok?" Sure, burger was alright however the rest is like MCD.

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Thank Fredrik U
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

During late March I was in San Francisco and after a long walk with my son, we saw the Fog City which had been recommended by a friend who lives in San Francisco. My son's instructions from his friend said to share two things, their burgers, and the smoked trout salad. Both were excellent, especially the smoked trout salad. We... More 

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Thank sicuani
Columbus, Ohio
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had seared pork belly, lamb chop and filet trio. It was amazing. Will definitely visit again when in town. Adequate selection of beer and wine.

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Thank Zooey518
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Nothing like wood fire roasted burger w/ bacon jam and a scotch on a Saturday afternoon! Highly recommend and the oysters are amazing!!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a great lunch and the food was very good. The service was good and the food was creative and good. We would go back.

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Thank PeikAnderson
Portishead, England
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

After a walk from Fisherman's Wharf we came across Fog City. The food was very good but as with most American portions we could not do it justice. This was not only a restaurant but a very pleasant pub. Our waiter Aldo was very helpful.

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Our second visit, on an early Sunday evening (not too crowded) and had great service (Lars was a gem), and found the cocktails refreshing and the menu with interesting choices, but not too many. Had the Branzino (also know as Greek Sea Bass) and it was more than enough to share, which was also true for the salad. All in... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I had wanted to eat here for years but just never made it until now. It exceeded my expectations as I expected a typical diner but instead got a bistro. We shared a burger and a salad and had a great meal. The service was great and the decor was anything but diner. Don't wait like me, try it, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 55
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111-1104
    (Embarcadero)
  • Public Transportation: Muni F line located directly across from the restaurant on The Embarcadero. The Muni 10 line stops at Sansome and Greenwich.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-2000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

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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. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighbourhood home.
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