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Campton Place
Campton Place
  • Address:
    340 Stockton Street
    San Francisco, CA 94108
    Downtown / Union Square
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $50 and over

Campton Place Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.camptonplacesf.com
  • Email: dine@camptonplacesf.com
  • Phone: (415) 955-5555
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast:
    Monday to Friday: 7:00am - 10:30am;
    Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am

    Sunday: 11:30am to 2:00pm

    Monday to Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Saturday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

    Dinner Prix Fixe:
    Sunday to Thursday: 6:00pm - 8:30pm; Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Californian, Indian, Contemporary French
  • Executive Chef: Srijith Gopinathan
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining rooms accommodate up to 80 participants, and Luxury and Executive Suites, with views of Union Square, are available for cocktail receptions.
  • Private Party Contact: Virginia Mills (415) 955-5566

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sutter
  • Public Transit: Conveniently located at Union Square
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: $7 per hour for valet service while you dine
A word from Campton Place
Winner of a coveted Michelin Star 4 years running, Campton Place Restaurant is an oasis of exceptional service and extraordinary cuisine just steps from Union Square.
A landmark dining destination for over two decades, Chef Srijith Gopinathan continues the legacy of the country’s most renowned chefs who have called Campton Place home. Chef Sri’s sophisticated cooking style combines French classical techniques with local, seasonal ingredients and global flavors, particularly those from South Asia.

Master Sommelier Richard Dean (one of only 135 Master Sommeliers in the US) expertly pairs wines from one of the city’s most valuable cellars.

Our serene dining room provides the perfect backdrop for a power breakfast, a lunchtime escape from the bustling shopping district, or a special dinner celebration.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerCalifornian
Diner Reviews
  • "Why eat elsewhere for breakfast when one could get better waffles, french toast, or pancakes for close to the same prices as other nearby venues in Union Square? But here, you ALSO get: michelin star service (my waiter was courteous and friendly); a choice of 4 newspapers; a quiet and classic environment; and top quality ingredients. My pancakes even came with a separate tray of (1) butter; (2) already melted butter; (3) syrup; and (4) an assortment of fresh berries. While waiting for my food to arrive (and it wasn't that long) my waiter even served me some wonderful berries, on the house. Now THIS is breakfast dining in style. I'll be back!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "From appetizers, main courses and desserts, there was not a moment that was not delightful, delicious and picture worthy. My 16 year old daughter took photos of each dish. My guest and I were extremely happy with the meal and the entire dinner experience which rivals Quince, in my opinion, and Gary Danko. It is less formal and more relaxed, however, in my opinion, though as elegant. The staff was terrific, warm, welcoming and skillful."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "My husband and I tried this restaurant first the first time after our initial selections were not available. We were very impressed with the waitstaff, the Sommelier, the food! We will definitely return."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The minute we walked in, we knew we would not be disappointed. The delicious fusion of California and south asia was amazing! Everything we ordered was fantastic, but the duck breast was over the top. And the service was especially great! This is a wonderful date night out!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We happened upon Campton Place when we needed a last minute reservation and it was surprisingly available. The room is politely decorated -- nothing showy but neither ill considered -- with a row of very private booths along one wall. The service was perfectly attentive and integrated to where it was nearly invisible. But it was the food that really shined. We had the six-course tasting menu that, with amuses and palate cleansers, was closer to 10. It started with a mint and ginger ice that was incredibly flavorful and woke up our hungry and tastebuds without overwhelming the rest of the meal -- skillful! Rather than spoil the rest of the surprise, know that you can trust the chef to deliver an excellent meal where each bite is memorable."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Our meal at Campton Place was simply outstanding. My wife's Kobe beef and my duck breast were both "melt in your mouth" perfect. Appetizers and desserts were also wonderful. I have not had a meal this good in many years. The chef at this Indian-California restaurant is a genius."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Went for lunch. The bread was a little stale. We opted for a la carte. Sunchoke soup was the highlight. a naturally sweet broth perfectly smooth and rich, served over perfectly tender mushrooms to add some umami, with grapes to add some texture and additional sweetness to the sunchoke. Very well done. The entrees were decent but not really up to the standard. One had a cashew sauce with prawns served over rice noodles, but the rice noodles were. The ingredients were very fresh but the flavors weren't particularly bold. A pedestrian tagliatelle with tomato sauce and topped with shaved truffle. The truffle lent good aromatics but didn't do much flavor-wise. I'd be excited to come back to try the Spice road tasting menu at dinner."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Outstanding service, ambiance, & food. This is a place to eat at for special occasions. The staff are really focused on you & they will cater what they serve to your dietary needs. The food served here is upscale, with unique items, & many items that are Indian fusion. This is the place to eat if you want to try items you will not get anywhere else. My wife & I had the vegetarian tasting menu & have no regrets. We also added some of their expensive truffles to one dish, had non alcoholic Navarro wine, vegetarian cheese, & mint lemonade. This is truly one of the top restaurants in the world."
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "So went to San Fran on a weekend whim with a friend who's allergic to anything that swims. We were bummed when we found almost all the michelin restaurants in the area do tasting menus to exclusion and the fish being so fresh and wonderful in San Fran it was dominating the menus in most place. (Which it should.) Calling to confirm my reservation, the host asked if I Id be sampling the testing menu. I said I wouldn't, because my guest was allergic to fish. When we arrived, we found the chef had put together a custom tasting menu just for my friend. If that weren't enough, our waiter was on hand for every dorky foodie question, with wine tips and lots of details about our food. The one and oooonly con: our server felt a teensy bit flustered."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "I went with four of my girlfriends to a special birthday lunch at the Campton Place restaurant. We were treated like royalty from the first moment we arrived through to our departure. The food was divine and our celebration was quite memorable. Thank you to Sachin who treated us so very well!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "From the greeting on arrival to the ending, it was a great experience. The Banquettes are far to soft, almost broken down. Please have them redone with firmer foam and wrap and your guests will thank you."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We enjoyed the 6 course prix fixe menu on Valentine's Day. We also chose the wine pairing although we asked to have small poutings of each wine. The meal was outstanding, especially the shrimp and lobster courses. Both shellfish were poached and cooked to perfection with interesting sauces. These dishes reminded us of Le Bernardin in New York our favorite restaurant."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Pricy, but outstanding food and wine. We had a prix fixe meal w/wine pairings. Service initially was very attentive, but slowed down after the 2nd course as more people arrived."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Fine food, little bit too much of a service (almost every minute different people had been stopping at our table, asking how we enjoyed our meal) :) Other than that, great dining experience."
    Dined on 6/8/2013
  • "Service was not befitting a Michelin 1* restaurant. Confirmation call-back should be straight-forward, but it wasn't. I was offered sparking water, but wasn't told they had only 1 liter bottles. As a single diner, I should've been advised. I was over-charged $22 on my bill, which was eventually corrected, but it they had the class I'd expect of a M 1*, they would've at least comped me a latte. Food was nicely prepared and interesting, on the other hand."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "This is probably the most attractive dining room in San Francisco. A bright airy dining room with lovely paintings on the walls and an abstract glass sculpture hanging from the ceiling. Food has always been very good on all of my visits. Communication with the waiter caused a misstep and I got more wine than I had wanted. I think it was a language problem. This is the kind of place where a lady's purse has it's own cushion on the floor, something I have only seen once in Barcelona, Spain."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "Food is always wonderful and service impeccable. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and you can hear conversations so good for business meals and for catching up with family and friends."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "Great bloody Mary's ...excellent service in bar and restaurant. Food was delicious. We were not rushed."
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "I came for dine about town... But only got the breakfast menu.... What was worse was although I had been resigned to breakfast food.... The food was deeply disappointing. I had originally chosen this place due to its michelin star... But the cooking was appalling... The crab cakes were burnt and tasted of freezer burn, and the lobster frita had rubbery eggs"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Went out with four girlfriends and were surprized that they had a bench for our purses. Service was exceptional and place is not noisy at all. We had a wonderful conversation. Second time we visited the place and again, ordered the fish dish. Soup was also delicious. VERY CLASSY place and recommend it to anyone who wants to impress someone. Not the usual noisy, upbeat environment but more a quiet place where you can have a conversation. Definitely will return there."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "The only think I don't understand is why this place was empty at prime time Friday evening. The prices are at the high end but comparable to other SF top venues and the food and ambience make the price well worth it. The chef is east Indian but the dishes span a broad spectrum from continental to French to Indian and all have a bit of a spice kiss. There are two fix price menus including a vegie tasting menu. The room is beautiful and the service was formal and attentive without being over-bearing. Nice surprises like serving one of the appetizers with some foaming dry ice in the base to create a SF fog experience table side. We enjoyed the option of having a cheese course as one of the desert options."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "The cuisine is a work of art, as chef showcases his skills and mastery of blending Indian and Californian flavors. The 9-course tasting menu is the experience to be had at this Michelin-rated restaurant. The dining room has an affluent comfort with tall, plush booths that are ideal for the 2+-hour meal. Staff works as a team and doesn't miss a beat. They're knowledgeable, attentive, and passionate about the work they do. Truly a special "place.""
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "From the first course to the last, we were so pleased with the service and the food. We came to eat there for lunch during Dine About Town. The panna cotta was a delicious way to end the meal."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Dine about town lunch and the dining room appeared to be understaffed and staff lacked training. Woman next to us couldn't get anyones attention. Server plunked down soup bowls while we were eating our amuse bouche. Before he started to pour the soup I suggested that we hadn't finished our first dish yet. He replied that the soup would get cold if he didn't serve it now. I told him that nevertheless we needed to finish our first dish before he brought the soup and that he should bring the soup when we were ready for it, not has his own convenience."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Have been to Compton Place many times and it is always a treat. The service is exceptional. I like sitting near the bar area. Good drinks, great food."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "Very notable food and wine with service to match. Nice touches like the tuffets for your handbag to rest on. The food is thoughtfully prepared and presented, balanced and serving sizes are just right. The dining room is understated and comfortable, suitable for a luncheon among friends or for a business dinner. I would definitely return for another very pleasant experience."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "The dine about town was a great way to get to have some great food at this restauraunt, a restaurant that I would not normally visit. I enjoyed all of the dishes!"
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "We chose to have the Chef surprise us with our choices for each course. We were thrilled with every course. I true culinary experience."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "The service was slow, I got upsold on my wine order and the black cod was undercooked at first and overcooked later. Not a great experience."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "This was not the first time we've been there, but for a New Year's Eve dinner, the manu was fuxed, though I was not asked how my steak should be prepared, nevertheless they corrected it."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "amazing dinner and service. pricey but worth it. we hadn't been there in over 5 years (since the before the present chef started there) so the food has a different spin on it (a lot of Indian flavors) but we were not disappointed."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "This is the second time I have had lunch at Campton's and each time it was a very excellent dining experience. Also several new food surprises which were enjoyable the ambuse and the pear desert. The menu did accomodate vegetarian choices."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "We had lunch on a Saturday, between Christmas and New Year. I can only surmise the A-team was resting for the holiday events because we were greates by less than one Michelin star waiters, barely speaking English and clearly not at the level required. The food was good, especially the lamb roulade and duck samosa. The black cod was totally uninteresting and unworthy. Scallops are by far the best appetizer. Desserts were very good. Overall, it didn't feel like a one-star restaurant. Many other reviewers have said the same. It is good and the A La Carte menu is pricey but not totally outrageous for a place like this. Wine list is on the expensive side -- difficult to pick a wine bottle under $100."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Right at the entrance there was a big stain on the carpeting. The chairs were also frayed on the top. We would expect more from a restaurant which has had such high standards in the past. There is also a detectable and annoying hum in the the room that might have been an outside air handling unit. The two breakfast dishes we ordered were very good."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "This was my first visit to Campton and I can't wait to go back. I took my father-in-law to lunch before attending The Nutcracker. I put a note in my open table reservation that we had a time window for lunch. The staff was very accommodating, even taking our valet ticket to have our car out front when we were ready to leave. (I had no idea it would take 20+ minutes to get the car so this was a life saver.) The restaurant is beautiful, the service attentive to every detail and the food was fantastic! I highly recommend Campton for your special occasion."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "The experience at Campton Place is sensational. From the time guests enter the exquisitely decorated dining room to the moment of departure, its marvelous. The chef, with an Indian background has combined American and India approaches to meal preparation and flavors and both presentation and food enjoyment benefit greatly. The servers are efficient and food arrives at the table a well timed intervals. It's best to plan to dine at Campton Place with no after meal engagements so the meal can be savored."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "Every dish was delicious and well-constructed. We had a fabulous meal and would highly recommend."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "I booked this restaurant on a weekend trip to SF after reading other reviews and it did not disappoint. The food was excellent, mixing different flavors together to yield new and different results. The staff was very friendly and helpful with recommendations to help enjoy the unique menu. Definitely go if you are looking for fantastic food and new flavors."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Several courses came out lukewarm.... Good food, not great I like the Indian influence... But not worth the price."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "We thought the food at Campton Place was sensational. The food was unique, very contemporary and full of flavor. I was very impressed. We had 6 courses (plus the cheese dish) and enjoyed every dish."
    Dined on 12/2/2013