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The Richmond
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126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
+1 415-750-9787
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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San Francisco, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a wonderful dinner. Two seating's per evening in this small French restaurant. Very attentive, helpful and charming staff. Choice of a prix fixe menu with options within each serving. or, a la cart. Unless you really know your wines, go with the staff recommendations- always a sure thing at Chapeau. The meals (over several visits) are consistently outstanding

Thank Greg S
Baltimore, Maryland
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

With three and four course prix fixe menu options from 50 dollars this delightful restaurant offers a really solid value for your fine dining dollar. I've had the pleasure to eat in some really fine French restaurants in Shanghai, Paris and St. Martin and Chapeau! ranks up there with the best. From the bread to the dessert to the St.... More 

Thank Neal B
Mexico City
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience for dinner @SF. Onion Soup, Lamb rack and chocolate gateau!! Service&Quality, what else can we ask for?

West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a terrific, outstanding dinner experience at this French restaurant. Greeter/wait staff engaging, kind and informative, and an immediate visit from the chef was fun and informative. Nice menu with a great variety of choices. Scallop, escargot, onion soup and asparagus appetizers each delicious. Our group had tenderloin, duck, bouliabaise (sp) and vegetarian entrees, each of which was also delicious... More 

Thank ColfaxCuban
South San Francisco, California
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On April 21st my dining partner and I had dinner at Chapeau for the first time to celebrate his birthday. What an absolutely fantastic experience. Chapeau is VERY French in every way. You enter the restaurant and you immediately are transported into a world of French customs and treatment. Waiters cannot do enough to accommodate your dining pleasures. The menu... More 

Thank Gary I
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, traditional French food served by friendly wait staff in lovely white-table cloth restaurant. Simple to order: elect 3 or 4 servings, for a set price, and then make your selections from each course listed on the menu, or just order al la carte. Also an "early arrival" special for only $40.00/person. Good and surprisingly reasonable list of French and... More 

Thank PatriciaKSonoma
Snoqualmie, Washington
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515 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I feel a bit guilty telling you all to go because it is a small restaurant and you may have to book far ahead-- but its worth it. First, it is an indelibly French experience-- the chef, the waiters and the food- you couldn't be more authentic if you were in France. Second- it is a lovely space- although a... More 

Thank couplessPS
Oakland, California
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Impeccable food, reasonable prices, refined service with some dose of humor. We have been absent from this place for a while (we live in Oakland) but since we visited Legion of Honor (Monet exhibition) it was only logical to rediscover this restaurant anew and it was as good as ever, they just painted the walls in nice elegant grey color.... More 

Thank Olasek
Alameda, California
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had the most wonderful time at Chapeau for my birthday; Bob and I were joined by my sister, Michele, and her husband, Ray. From the appetizers, Dungeness Crab & Avocado Napoleon, a lovely Cauliflower Soup and the Pan Seared Day Boat Scallops, to the entrees, everything was delicious and perfectly prepared. Bob and Michele both chose the Canard à... More 

Thank Pazu_past
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The food is fantastic, the space beautiful, and the service amazing. Chef Phillipe is truly hospitable and made the evening a night to remember.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 80
French, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-750-9787

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?