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“Well deserved one-star Michelin place for a romantic dinner”
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Ranked #130 of 6,031 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 41 - USD 80
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Spruce
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is another Farm-to-table offer on a crowded and very high standard dining scene. Yet, its one Michelin star award is well deserved in all aspects that mattered. The setting is soothing, calm and perhaps a touch too dark for proper appreciation of the food. But for a romantic tête-à-tête, this could be a good choice. The food itself was fresh, well-prepared and executed. But something is missing in the mix that didn’t quite create the buzz like a Gary Danko would when the decor, the food, the service and lighting all came together (see my tripadvisor review). Over time, Spruce will need to have a bit more to continue to captivate its clientele.

Thank sunnyboy9
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

A good quite location with excellent food and service. Atmosphere is elegant and impressive, I was able to have a conversation with my guest without having to scream over loud music or the table next to me - nice! Have the duck it was great and wine selection was good.

Thank cons18
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Upon entering, we were not permitted to sit a bar as there was a waiting list. We were hustled to a pathetic sofa by the kitchen door. 2 of our 4 drink orders came out incorrect. In particular, we were told that we did not use the proper terminology when ordering a "Gin Fizz" and that the order should have include the word "ramos" in order to get what is known to most people as a "gin fizz". No apology was heard. We are then hustled to another seating area where we had overcooked hamburgers. After asking the waitress 3 times for a Trummer, we lost our patience and demanded that the beverage be served at once. We were then accused of calling the inept waitress a profanity (totally untrue) with 5 witnesses to prove it.

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2  Thank kangyaze
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Went to this place which is located in Presidio Heights, fantastic food and amazing Wine List. Loved the Taleggio and the Foie Gras. We have been here twice and the first time we enjoyed a burger at the Bar.

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Thank Bondy1982
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We came here for a lunch. The venue is very lovely although a bit formal.
The service was top notch and very attentive.
My mussels were cooked to perfection with just the right amount of pernod in the broth to give it great flavor.

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Thank Carolyn91
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