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Michael Mina

252 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4322
+1 415-397-9222
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (52 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (29 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
252 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4322
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Michael Mina restaurants are great. My meals used to have everything that was served was excellent. I had a tasting menu with great dishes, but a few of the dishes were not as good as it used to be. Great place for dinner; just not...More

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not sure if it's Via Michelin or one Michelin star. If it's one Michelin then I did’t think it's up to it. Four of us had the five course dinner. The shabu shabu was excellent, beef just melted in the mouth. Trio prawn dish was...More

Thank Sydney2000000
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Our lunch was fantastic. The meal ranks at the top of the best meals I've had anywhere in a long time. The service was also very very good. This place is not for a cheap meal, which was anticipated, but my frustration was that the...More

Thank CLEShawn
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Food: When paying Michelin star prices for a meal, we expect a memorable bite. The five course meal varied from good to very good. We liked all our dishes and I found the the Lobster Pot Pie particularly memorable. The thing I found slightly different...More

Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We had a reservation on Thursday, December 7th. This was the 10th anniversary of my cancer diagnosis and we wanted to celebrate that I am still alive! I told my story to the hostess, the wait staff, and the Captain. They must have gone back...More

Thank TinaC1960
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Well, you can see from just a glance through the large windows that this is not a place for a cheap, fast meal. Welcome is friendly, and as I came a bit early, I was placed in the bar. Good list of drinks, a bit...More

Thank Dag I
Reviewed 1 December 2017

My wife selected MM for us to dine at the day after thanksgiving and we were hungry for the 7PM seating. The elegant yet relaxed atmosphere was seductive and understated. I set my large frame at the table and was unusually comfortable. The cocktails were...More

Thank swilliams889
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We went for a late lunch for Thanksgiving. It was a multi course prix fix menu with wine pairings. We began with the classic dish of tuna tartare. The tuna was fresh and perfectly seasoned with a habanero sauce that was not overly strong. Our...More

Thank Vivian B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I took a dear international friend here on a trip to SF. The restaurant is elegant and trendy but the food and the attitude of being a hot spot was disappointing. It is actually even hard to remember what I ordered! I do remember my...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

What can I say about the Mina's restaurant? Perfection!!! everything is just delicious, the ambience is great! Upscale

Thank MarkGaby
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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16 May 2017|
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Response from Caminante1234 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but you can choose between a prefixed menu, or 5 course menu or the tasting menu. Besides this, if you decide to do the 5 or tasting menu they will ask you if you have allergies or some particular foods you... More
Rudolph B
23 June 2016|
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Response from sharon t | Reviewed this property |
Honesty I can not remember that .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4322
    (Front and Battery)
  • Public Transportation: MUNI & BART: Powell Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-397-9222
  • E-mail
Michelin-starred MICHAEL MINA is the crowning jewel that captures the core of Michael's philosophy: bold yet balanced flavors achieved through a combination of acidity, sweetness, spice and richness. At the helm, Executive Chef Raj Dixit achieves these bold, balanced flavors in a cuisine, which draws upon global influences, showcasing the highest quality authentic and seasonal ingredients. The 5-course tasting menu invites guests to explore a dynamic expression of Chef Michael Mina's vast culinary influences while also providing options within each course for the guest to define their ultimate dining experience. The tasting menu is offered for dinner only at $135 per person, with vegetarian options and supplements at an additional cost. A paired down 'a la carte' dinner menu is available at the bar. Lunch is served in the dining room featuring an à la carte menu and at the bar featuring an array of seasonal small plates, as well as salads.
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