Millennium
Millennium

Millennium

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.millenniumrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 4153453900
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5:30pm - 9:30pm; Friday - Saturday 5:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Executive Chef: Eric Tucker
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Millennium can accommodate groups of up to 120 people. Our private room seats up to 30 for sit down dinners and can accommodate 60 for a cocktail party/standing event.
  • Private Party Contact: Alison Bagby 4153453900x13

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Jones
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Millennium
Millennium, San Francisco's premier vegan restaurant, is proud to be regarded as one of the few places to get truly creative food. *LOCATED IN THE HOTEL CALIFORNIA*
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Millennium reviews from OpenTable diners
380 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (279)special occasion (273)romantic (198)neighborhood gem (102)notable wine list (100)good for groups (71)hot spot (49)vibrant bar scene (25)late-night find (24)great for lunch (10)kid-friendly (9)great for brunch (6)great for outdoor dining (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    This was the best restaurant meal I've had in recent memory. Outstanding variety of tastes, clever combinations of spices and textures.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sevice too slow
    JackiecaswellVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Wonderful food, nice ambience and really slow sevice. Poor waiters are over worked. Although they try really hard and are very friendly, they are stretched so thin that it takes forever to get food or drinks ordered and a two hour meal hangs on for over three hours! It's a shame
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    I made a reservation for dinner, however, dinner was not being served because the 20th Anniversary Celebration was in full swing when we arrived. It was not clear when reserving on Open Table that that was the situation. Sadly, we didn't have time to dine at The Millennium during our short stay in San Francisco. I really can not provide a fair rating, but the survey would not allow me to leave them blank.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Millenium Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    The food was amazing, however because it the restaurant's anniversary I did not expect there to be open seating - making it really difficult to eat with my group & really enjoy the food.
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    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous flavors
    vegetarianfoodie
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    If only I could cook like this, vegan eating would be so much easier. Of course, I'd be as big as a barn: I don't think this is low-cal dining. At any rate, my husband and I both thoroughly enjoyed our meal. But don't go there looking for a bargain. We had no alcoholic drinks, just 2 main courses and one salad, one iced tea, and the bill was $80 bucks before tip. But I guess that is pretty much standard for San Francisco. Our waiter was charming and efficient and was happy to make me an iced tea not on the menu. Don't go there if you're in a hurry. But is it worth the wait.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just a little TOO intimate
    FoodieKat
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    The food was amazing, service impeccable. Only major distraction was it was so quiet we were in the middle of the conversations of the two tables on either side of us. Just a little too close for comfort...
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing flavours!
    Evilveganpeacenik
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    I found out about this gem from a recommendation during our recent visit to America. All I can say is wow, I have never tasted food, let alone vegan food taste so amazing, the team are true "food artists". Highly recommended foodies haven (even if you are not Vegan!!)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food, short on service
    zonman
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Make no mistake, this is the BEST vegan/vegetarian restaurant in Northern California. However, like the previous two visits, we had the same server with the same disappointing service. She's pleasant, but not much for going into detail about items on the menu and not very attentive to her diners. Not really sure why she's a server. That said, however, the other staff in the restaurant made up for her lack enthusiasm for her work.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • enjoyable evening
    sidnlulu
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    A return visit for several of us, food and service was outstanding. If we could eat like that everyday you'd make vegans out of meat eaters.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food,1st hostess not so great
    reviewer
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We had just arrived that day the first time we tried to eat at Millenium, so we didn't have a reservation, and the hostess would not seat us in a 40% full restaurant and wasn't particularly accommodating. We found it a bit hard to believe that a restaurant not far from Union Square in a tourist destination like San Francisco didn't either keep a table or two open for tourists or have some sort of plan to accommodate the, say later in the evening. She didn't offer to book us on another night either. But the menu looked great so we decided to give it another chance. The food was excellent, and the staff that night was very professional and attentive. I recommend it highly IF you make are reservation first.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Dining Even Carnivores Will Love!
    sfboy1972
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I invited my boyfriend to Millennium as he was turning "40" and is a vegetarian to boot. We have celebrated many milestones here. The menu never disappoints...and I am by no means a vegetarian myself. We will continue to patronize this local gem in the future. Keep up the great work!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Destination
    wineandfood
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Millennium is a truly unique restaurant that is brimming with character. It sits on the 1st floor of a beautifully restored old hotel building. They serve a vegan cuisine that has so many flavors balanced together that you might be at a loss to identify everything in your dish. Everything is plated and presented elegantly. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable and also enthusiastic about the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great!
    Loveditverymuch2014
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    It was a good experience to be in this nice restaurant. It is a beautiful old building in which the restaurant is situated. Very nice staff, food delicious. A very good vegetarian restaurant, also pricewise. Read the reviews and as a vegatarian I really wanted to dine there, reserved a table online. And you really have to do that, because it was very busy. i know now why....
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not just for vegetarians...
    ESP3501VIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    It is great for a vegetarian to be able to choose from an entire menu. I take carnivores as well and they have enjoyed their meals as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Millennium with Customers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    I had a small group of customers with me. (I had a request from a custom for vegan food.) Coordinating on restaurant side was organized and professional, and the menu options were broad enough even for the person who might be challenged ordering at a vegan / vegetarian restaurant :)
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Vegan food
    justlikefood
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Overall a good dining experience. Good vegan food and variety. Service was a bit weird with the waitress giving a few at our table what seemed like some scepticism when questions about the vegan food and options were asked.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food OK but not amazing
    VegLoverVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    I was hoping that Millenium was the West Coast's answer to Philadelphia's Vedge, my #1 favorite restaurant ever! Unfortunately i was disappointed because although the food was OK, it was really nothing extraordinary; the flavors were just so-so although the presentation was nice, just not amazing. The prices did not match up to what I expected for the value. Also, I was hoping that my waitress would be knowledgeable about how the dishes were cooked, the techniques used, etc, (and I even requested a particularly knowledgeable waitperson) but beyond being professionally pleasant, my waitress didn't know more than I could have read on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Epicurean Veg
    Thoth
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Millenium has lived up to its reputation as a premiere vegetarian restaurant ! The sutle balances of the food and their varieties, demand return visits and explorations of the menu. It isn't inexpensive, though I feel, worth it. Enjoy !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, bad service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We had a great night--food and drinks were excellent and the atmosphere was great. The only bad thing was our server. She was fairly inattentive, cold, and absent when we needed her. For such a pricey place, we were expecting far better service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vegan Foodie Hot Spot
    Jocelyn
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This is my go-to restaurant for "events" - birthdays, anniversaries, etc. The food is top notch, the ambiance lovely and while the service could improve, it is acceptable. An inventive and well executed menu makes up for any lack in the service and keeps me coming back. Eagerly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Formerchef
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Tasty combinations. A little overpriced. The little gem salad was not as fresh as it should have been. There were some hard kernels in the tamale dish that could have broken someone's teeth.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Can't say anything bad about Millennium! Maybe a bit too much noise but everything else outweighs that! Food was incredible. Wine list intense. Couldn't fit dessert so will have to go back! Gladly!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service!
    BarbaraVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I've been to Millennium before, but it's been quite a while. I received a gift certificate to Millennium for my birthday and was pleasantly surprised that the food and service was a great as the last time I visited so many years ago. Our waiter was prompt, attentive - a real gem. The food was beautifully plated, and the each dish was very fresh, and colorful. A feast for the eyes and palate. Thanks, Millennium for being consistently good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Good but not Great
    Kehaulani
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Although it was good, compared to other San Francisco restaurants, it was not great. I had a BBQ tempeh dish that seemed a little heavy for my taste. My husband had a portobello mushroom dish which was fried. Again it was okay, but he would have preferred that it was not fried. We took a vegan friend who enjoyed her forbidden rice dish.
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  • So special
    KeepItReal
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    This place is very special for vegans and omnivores both. All my non-vegan friends were impressed and satisfied. The service was great. The bar tenders and servers were very knowledgeable and friendly and attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great vegan food
    joju
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Very good vegan food. Nice restaurant with good service. The only thing that could have been better, was the time in between the courses. This was way too short, so the 5 course menu was done in about 1,5 hours....too little time too digest.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious Birthday
    table42
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I took my husband here for dinner last Saturday night. We had been here once before and it was memorable. We ordered the four course menu for $55 per person. Every dish was excellent except for the dessert, a hard, cold cookie with some hard, cold chocolate coating and limonella sorbet stuff inside surrounded by some ill suited pistachio creme sauce. It just did not work. The service was good and server was attentive but he had a bit of a conceited attitude. We had a great night overall and I would come back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • healthySuzy1
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This is a fabulous restaurant with amazing food. I have been here 5 times and never been diapointed .We were celebrating our 28 th anniversary. My husband is always happy because they give big portions. My husband bought me the cookbook. So excited to make some of the dishes. <3
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Innovatingly Delicious!
    dinealotVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Always a pleasure to dine here. Service is great and food is creative and tasty. Portions are generous and food has a lot of textures and flavors. We were here this time for our double birthday and got a lovely, discreet, solo sung by our dessert waiter. I could eat here every night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not Just For Vegetarians
    MItoSF
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I am not a vegetarian and I absolutely LOVED the food here! They had a set menu option and it looked so amazing that I didn't even look at the rest of the menu. Everything was so fresh and tasty. I would highly recommend it for any occasion.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great vegan
    jmjrVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Was everything we expected. Took three non vegans who loved the food and the offerings.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • new to me.
    pvalenti2001
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Have never been to a place were meat was not a part of a dish. But we all must try something new at one point in time. Glad I did. Food was good and the wine was excellent. The combination of both was almost perfect. Was not to king on the last one but other then that all good. I'm more of a red wine drinker but in this case the pairing with this food was spot on for a wight wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine Dining Experience
    TravelingJoe
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    A fine dining experience that just happens to be vegan. Wonderful place for diners who appreciate a thoughtful menu, well prepared food, and friendly, professional service in an elegant setting.
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    fit for foodies, romantic
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  • Lazy service and mediocre food
    luv2dine
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The waiter was uninterested and reeked of sweat. No recommendations, no guidance, no questions. We had the four course harvest menu and the dishes did not impress at all.
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  • Great Vegan Dining
    SallyL
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great restaurant, the food was great as was the wine list. I wish the waiter would have been a better help to determine what to order, otherwise it was a good special occasion. Service was also a bit slow.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Extremely slow service
    awlai
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    It took us 2 hours to get 4 appetizers and 1 dessert, for a mini birthday celebration. They were kind enough to comp our dessert, but it really should not have taken this long. The food was fine. The dessert (a fig torte) was a bit like an overgrown, slightly grainy fig newton. We love gourmet food, and hold Vedge in Philadelphia as the gold standard for vegan cuisine. Millennium was fine, but not nearly as creative.
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  • reserved but over 40 minutes waited
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I made a reservation, but had to wait for 40 minutes!!!! I think they failed to keep our table but they did not mention the truth, and just said to us ' wait a few minutets' .
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  • Eric Tucker, genius food mixologist
    Sirene
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Although not vegan, we've celebrated milestones by eating at Millenium for decades.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Drinks and Apps is where it's at.
    Glutenfreegal
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    The cocktails and appetizers were amazing. We ordered 4 small plates and 3 starters and shared amongst a party of 5. The entrees were decent but we felt there was too much going on in regards to flavor in a few dishes (extremely salty). The best entree we ordered was the tamale, but even then nothing to amazing given this restaurants reputation. The most confusing dish was the Eggplant. There was just too much going on in one dish. Entrees were big portions which we were not expecting, but all we kept thinking about was how much we wished we had just ordered more starters. If we were to go back it would just be for some cocktails and appetizers. The service was excellent! So friendly, and accommodating to gluten allergies.
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    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Surprize
    JulieMarks
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    I was looking a spectacular meal and Millennium exceeded my hope. Although the menu is in flux because of the fresh ingredients and creativity of the chefs you may count everyone finding a meal that is spectacular [even those who are not vegetarian]. I chose the tasting menu with wine parings. The waiter chatted with me about my food style and I saw him confer with the chef to choose that night’s menu for me. The food was creatively delicious without being unidentifiable. The service was spot-on. Make a reservation at least a week in advance for a weekend night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.