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Matterhorn Restaurant

2323 Van Ness Ave, Ste FRNT, San Francisco, CA 94109-1836
+1 415-885-6116
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“fondue” (39 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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Swiss, German, European
$$ - $$$
2323 Van Ness Ave, Ste FRNT, San Francisco, CA 94109-1836
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We were really excited to finally try Matterhorn’s menu. We got their around 6:15 and it was pretty dead. The menu is what you would expect with different types of fondue and appetizers. The waitress was polite, made a recommendation for what we might try...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CreateSF
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Matterhorn about 6 times and we always really like the food. We also appreciate the Swiss “alpine” decor. We went there on Friday to celebrate my birthday with my wife and cousins. We had a reservation for 7:45 and when...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LiveNSF
Reviewed 11 December 2017

If it wasn't for the stylish sign on the outside of an otherwise very ordinary looking apartment building, you'd never guess that this restaurant is located here. It's in the back, and you have to follow a corridor to get there. But once you enter,...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank BordRestaurant
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Having worked in the Suisse I found his to be a great find in SF, the fondue being quite genuine and I especially liked the raclette, not commonly available in the U.S. Fondue is a lovely communal experience, not the most low cal but worth...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank James S
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A typical Swiss restaurant with wooden furniture and Swiss music in the background. I was looking for Wienerschnitzel but was told they did only serv Fondue and recommended me to go to the Austrian restaurant nearby. But the staff asked the chef if there was...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank ResenarSverige
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here on a Saturday evening. The restaurant is cozy. Very friendly staff. The wine list is good and very reasonably priced. The food is expensive, but well worth it! Excellent food and fun! Can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank LDRN
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Fondue is a tradition and this place was perfect!! If you are a cheese fondue lover, this place is a hidden gem. We did not try to oil based fondue. I can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Violet4125
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This is a very traditional Swiss fondue spot. Super clean, and very traditional atmosphere. The owners and staff are very nice and remember us because we make it a regular spot. It is a very nice reprieve from the trendy, noisy San Francisco dining scene....More

Date of visit: June 2016
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Stepping into the restaurant was like traveling to Europe. Wooden walls and tasteful decoration (not at all minimalist - very, very European). We were four people, and we ordered a raclette for one and a cured meat plate as appetizers and then the "original" fondue...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank MarianaW7
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We visited this place as a group of German , Austrian and Swiss, knowing kind of what we'd get In case you haven't been to Switzerland go for it, this is probably as good as it can get in SF the interior will make defiantly...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Marcroeger1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 80
Swiss, German, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2323 Van Ness Ave, Ste FRNT, San Francisco, CA 94109-1836
    (Green Street)
  • Public Transportation: Several Muni bus stops nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-6116
  • E-mail
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