McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant
McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant

McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mccormickandkuletos.com/
  • Phone: (415) 929-1730
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily 11:30am-3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Brunch: Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Liz Ozanich
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Beach Street & Larkin
  • Public Transit: MUNI: F line stops 2 blocks away on Jones & Beach, Powell/Hyde Cable Car stops 1 block away on Beach & Hyde
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Public lot available - they validate for 90 minutes in the Ghirardelli garage. There are entrances on Beach & Larkin.
A word from McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant
McCormick & Kuleto’s Seafood & Steaks is located in San Francisco’s historic Ghirardelli Square. Enjoy a delicious, specially prepared meal in our dining room, which features expansive views of the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island, Aquatic Park, Angel Island and the marina.

From fresh seafood and shellfish to aged steaks and garden fresh salads, our goal is to exceed your dining expectations.

A distinctive feature of our restaurant is our beautiful bar area that offers you a comfortable environment from which to enjoy a wide variety of wines, beers, classic drinks and trendy cocktails.



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  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
222 reviews since July 28, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (194)special occasion (137)romantic (101)good for groups (78)fit for foodies (61)notable wine list (51)great for lunch (45)neighborhood gem (36)great for brunch (28)kid-friendly (27)hot spot (26)vibrant bar scene (22)late-night find (11)great for outdoor dining (4)Show More
  • Wine menu needs updating!!
    SKCK
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    This is the third time in a row where our wine selections were not in stock. Same reasoning each time that "they just ran out". Baloney. For a restaurant that prints their menu each day they need to update their wine list. You waste the first 30 minutes of your dining just getting through the wine selection fiasco.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just ok, under whelmed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    The amiance is great. Nice view, table by the window etc. But food was just ok. NY Steak was tough not much flavor. The crabs were huge but were not pre-cracked for you and made a fine dining experience a lot of work. Oysters and appetizers were good. Our server was funny and nice, but we often had to ask for things twice on a night when it was not that busy.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great place to end a great day
    Steve
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    Rainy day in the city and ending up here helped complete a perfect day, staff did a great job food superb, service (Matt) was great Thanks
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • walleyeboy
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    Food and wait staff were very good. Seating was tight. Will return for view.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Piano
    Piano
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Inspite of having a reservation for a window table there was none available. We had a second best table on the upper tier. The server was very good and the food was very good.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nice view
    HappyDinerVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    We had dinner late in the afternoon so the view was beautiful. Natalie seated us in a lovely booth on the upper level w/great views. It took a little while for our service to start, The Dungeness crab cocktail was a great start. I had the surf & Turf, my husband had the Alaskan King Crab leg dinners and both were prepared as we asked. Bread came only when we asked for it at the end of the meal. Service was not the best and this was disappointing as we had two of the most expensive meals on the menu (spent close to $300.)
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tom Theberge
    Tomt6339
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Been Dinning here since 1990's. Always make reservations for dinning when visiting San Fran. Have always enjoyed the food and the service. My favorite when in San Fran!!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Spot for Dinner
    Rusty
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    We were visiting from out of State and the view and food was fantastic, service was very good.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good for dinner meetings
    DeepBlue
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    I had a business dinner meeting in the month of November. Unfortunately, we were unable to enjoy the view as it was completely dark outside. However, I could imagine by looking outside that the view during day time (when you can see outside) would be very pleasing. Food was good. Ambience was very good and overall it was a very good place for business dinner. Price – it was not bad as for 7 people I paid $465.00 including 15% tip.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The view is outstanding
    CCdines
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    The service was excellent. The presentation of the food was beautiful. The food itself was good.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • very disappointed
    gosd123
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Halibut was so dry i required 2 glasses of water to flush it down...sole dish was also way to salty and dry...so disappointed since we were told so many good things....not worth price paid....
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  • BADSERViceVIP
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    We went on Sunday at 630 and it was a total mess. Waiters not pouring water (had to ask 3 times), the host looked dazed and confused, one waiter said "give me a minute, everyone is on break"...took 10 minutes to get menus, no check back on food or water. We go often for happy hour and have not had a bad experience this was just awful. I do like that you honored vets with a free meal, but staffing was not correct at bar, front desk, or waiters.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Annual returning veteran
    Veterans
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Our VFW Post 4618 group of veterans really enjoyed their special meal catered to us. In addition, the service was excellent, the waiters and bus boys attended to all our needs. We always look forward to dining with your restaurant. Thank You again for inviting us to your place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 68Senior
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Excellent place to relax, enjoy and converse with others.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great views. .. even better food
    23yrsxoxo
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Thanks to the staff for making our 23rd wedding anniversary special!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Great views of the water and special group celebrations!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • cookiecrumbs
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Resturant was great but be careful where you park. We parked in front of the resturant on the street near the park and our car was broken into and stuff stolen.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    SMC10
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Very romantic setting, with beautiful views over the water. Nick was a great server and the food was delicious. I will definitely come back here next time I visit.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I work @ pac gourmet & was referred
    wmarcelo
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    It was me and my pregnant girlfriends 8 year anniversary and they really made the night special by putting a message on the top of our menus and also our waiter FERNANDO really knew his stuff i mean the man was simply amazing and the CHEF did an amazing job on our entrées our appetizers came out super fast which was great (our unborn baby was hungry haha) but seriously everything was perfect! Thanks again -William Marcelo-
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SF Bay View
    drcliff
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    Exceptional bay view. Outstanding service!!! A perfect restaurant for a romantic dinner or special occasion dinner!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for the occasion
    Stillluvnit
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    In San Francisco with so many unknown seafood venues, M & K was my choice for a special occasion dinner. I could not have made a better choice. The menu choices, oyster selection, dessert, server, wines not to mention the view of the bay and Alcatraz were spectacular.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful views
    mcsb
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Showing a guest the city, this was a beautiful way to cap off a day of sightseeing. Food was good, looked like every table had a view.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Terrible Service
    Eastbay12345
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We sat for 15 min with no acknowledgement that we were there. No water. No bread. No "someone will be right with you". Finally one of our party approached the host and we did get someone to come over to our table. They all seemed terribly confused and scattered - no one knew who was handling our table. Even after our meal was underway we found the service to be terriably slow. I doubt we will return. There are so many better options in the area
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Service was horrible considering the price point. The waiter knew nothing about the menu. I asked him question regarding the crab or the lobster. He said "whatever you feel like having" no selling points were provided. He didn't pour our wine for us. He didn't know anything about the wine list. They didn't provide serving utensils for the side dishes. They didn't clear our plates. the host/manager was aloof and seemed like he was waiting to get off the clock. Way overpriced for the service. There were little kids running around everywhere.
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  • Disappointed by the Bay
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    This was a special event meal arranged with the help of a hotel concierge. The restaurant has a very scenic view and we were seated at a booth which provided privacy and a great view. Our service we delayed taking about 2 hours to have crab cake, soups, and entree. The crab cake was the best we have ever eaten. There was enough to easily share. The clam chowder was oversalted and attempted to be repaired. The lobster bisque was only fair, had been oversalted and was overpriced for the serving received. Our entrees were small on the protein and large on the vegetables. The halibut steak that my wife received was very small as it is was the last one cut from the fish. My filet was undercooked with a bad burnese sauce topping for $60!
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Thanks for the Fireworks!
    BigSurSteve
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Food was very good, though a bit on the expensive side (paying for the magnificent view). Waiter was highly professional and very helpful. The bonus was the fireworks show over the bay (done every Saturday during October). Negative: a 5% "tax" added for "doing business in SF". This is ridiculous and easily hidden by tacking on an extra 5% to the menu prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice View
    DonSteffano
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    First of all, only by being registered at Open Table I was able to get a last minute reservation on a Saturday evening. Food - good to very good. No complaints here. Service - average. Prices - Ghirardelli Square - I expected to pay a premium. What highly disturbed me and mage me lower the rating was i) on the menu was a note advising patrons that there is a 5% surcharge "the price of doing business in San Francisco" [why not just increase the prices?!?!], and ii) on the menu the tip was suggested and on the check again was listed for various percentages. Didn't like it at all. Usually I over tip, but in this case it left me such a bad taste! I still tipped the max suggested, but come on!
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect for seafood and wharf view!
    maggieseats
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    My boyfriend's father came to town along with seven colleagues from Germany, most seeing San Francisco for the first time. We needed a place to accommodate a party of ten, plus wanted an impressive view and delicious food. Since this was the executive management team of the company, we needed something upscale but not too stuffy with food that is unique to San Francisco. Since they wanted to see the wharf and waterfront, the location was perfect! Our server was awesome, and everyone enjoyed their food. We especially liked the wine selection -- Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is delightful! The seafood dishes were fresh and interesting. The panoramic views of the water were beautiful, especially at sunset!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great for dinner
    jm408
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    The restaurant has excellent food as well as a great view of the bay. Located in a lively part of town. Service was fast and the weighter was attentive.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place for group dinners
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    We had a group of 16 people split into two tables of 8. The service and food were both very good. They did a nice job taking care of us and we would absolutely go back again. The view during day was fantastic. At night it's not nearly as great but is still pretty good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyed the Beef!
    msAnnandaleVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Although this is a place known for its seafood, I enjoyed the beef tenderloin!
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service Non Existent In Restauarant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002VIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    While the Service in the Bar was great our waiter in the restaurant was non existent. I have eaten here many times, not sure I will be back. View is outstanding and we were happy to sit and chat but waiter was a phantom.
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We were celebrating wedding reception dinner with 10 people. Food, wine, service all good until GM Toby told us to quiet down because people complained. He was rude and short and ruined our evening. We spent a lot of $$ and everyone was enjoying our special day and Toby did not handle the situation well. We ended up disappointed choosing the restaurant...
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    scenic view, special occasion
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  • Worth it for Spectacular View
    DDJ1
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Had our first date here in 1975. Different restaurant then, but came back to revisit the occasion. The view here is worth the visit, and we were provided a great table. Had lunch at around 1PM. I ordered their Fish & Chips. Fish was hot. Fries were not. Three very small ling cod filets fried just right. Not greasy. Lots of fries. Coleslaw was very similar to KFC's (which I like). My wife ordered the salmon club. It looked great. However, she hates mayonnaise and ordered "No Mayo." It came with mayo. Wait staff were no where to be found; so we had no opportunity to easily request a fix. She ate some of it anyway, but the food experience for her was spoiled.
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    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Terrible experience
    GarbageVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    We dined at this restaurant for our last night in San Francisco. Since all of our party had not arrived, we waited to be seated. While waiting, other parties without reservations were given nice tables by the window. After talking and looking at us from behind a menu, they finally said they would seat us. We were taken to the worst table in the restaurant. Our waiter was so busy, he literally RAN between tables. Fifteen minutes passed between appetizers and salads. During our meal, the bar dragged TWO LARGE, OVERFLOWING GARBAGE cans right past our table. Totally unacceptable!Tables were taken down loudly and carried out past us from the private dining room. Not enjoyable at all.
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  • Annie from Edmonton
    FirstTimeInSF
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Very friendly service from a waiter who could easily describe the different menu items. Her advice on portions was excellent. The seafood was great and the service was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience!
    pkva1
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    McCormick & Kuletto's was fantastic as always. The food was delicious - the view was magnificent and the service was wonderful. Great location. I have never been disappointed - I would definitely recommend them. You won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good business dinner spot
    E2dinerVIP
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    We took some out of town visitors in SF on business here for dinner and it worked perfectly. We had the bay view during sunset and enjoyed the round tables along with window wall. This works well for groups like that and the easy parking is also helpful. Seafood was all good with good Sturgeon and salmon dishes. The service was attentive and we never had to wait for any help
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great View
    MaidenLegOver
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Food is above average fare for a chain, this particular restaurant has a great view. Reasonable value for money. Would recommend.
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good
    Karen
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    I was nervous about coming here thinking it would be just tourists and after reading reviews on another website. Our waiter Steven was wonderful. He made the dinner flow at just right, no rush, well paced. My daughter's salmon was cooked perfectly. The crab cake, crab tower, calamari appetizers were very good. The eggplant terrine was so so. When my mother wanted to take her bread bowel home Steven even gave her a small container of clam chowder to take home, so unexpected. Our group of six got lucky and got a window table. The only downside to our dinner was the price. Still, I would come here again. My dinner experience makes me question the validity of the other website reviews and filters.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic