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Presidio Social Club
Presidio Social Club

Presidio Social Club Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.presidiosocialclub.com
  • Phone: (415) 885-1888
  • Hours of Operation: Mon- Friday 11:30am-10pm
    Sat 9am-10pm
    Sun 9am-9pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Wesley Shaw
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please send all inquiries to events@presidiosocialclub.com

  • Special Events & Promotions: Presidio Social Club offers events, meeting space, and cocktail receptions in our private dining room, patio, or full buyouts of the restaurant. Please see our website for additional details, http://presidiosocialclub.com/special-events/ or contact our special events manager at events@presidiosocialclub.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lombard
  • Public Transit: Muni 28, 29, 41, 43, 45 and all SF Golden Gate Transit except 50
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking!
A word from Presidio Social Club
Serving up a classic Northern California vibe, attentive hospitality, and a locally sourced, seasonal menu, San Francisco’s iconic Presidio Social Club is open every day for all your social gatherings. Nestled within the beautiful Presidio National Park, PSC is at once an inviting urban oasis and a lively destination fit for an intimate dinner for two or a celebratory venue for large groups. Erected in 1903 as a military barracks, the historical building has been converted into a modern eatery sure to put anyone “at-ease” featuring contemporary twists on San Francisco staples and artfully crafted cocktails.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Situated in an old army barracks with an upbeat feel, lively bar, and a comfort food menu. This works for almost everyone including children, who are very welcome. The mac and cheese and the meat loaf have been on the menu ever since this place opened - great to have them as staples. Can get very noisy later in the evening as the bar fills up and large parties come in. Go early for a quieter dinner or eat outside if the weather permits."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "We have been to the PSC about four times and will probably return. The location is great as we live in the North Bay and there is always FREE parking--a huge plus in San Francisco. The food is above average but we find it's a bit pricey for what one gets, e.g, two deviled eggs with a few caviar row at $5.00/piece--NOT. Also, the menu is somewhat limited. It would be great if you could add one or two more items to the Startes and as well as to Entres. Your cocktails are creative and good but again, a bit pricey."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We've always had excellent meals and good service here."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "a favorite,next time will be as good as last time!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "We decided on PSC as it had been on our restaurant list for a few months. We had heard great reviews of the food, and were excited to try it out. Upon arriving (with a reservation), we were met by an empty host desk. 5 minutes later, a hostess emerged from the kitchen to seat us. We had a great table, with a moderate noise level, and sat there for at least 5 minutes until a server arrived with menus. He then reviewed the specials, and gave us time to think about our choices. He did not bring water nor ask for our drink order until at least ten minutes later. Eventually, our food arrived (about an hour into us being there). The burger and roasted chicken were wonderful, we just had a lackluster server and may not return if that is normal."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Great food, the service was good by a bit slow. I will be back."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Enjoyed the restaurant - excellent service! The food was good - We ordered the special linguini and clams (a little dry but still very good) and meatloaf which turned out to be amazing - still can't figure out what was in that wonderful sauce, the mashed potatoes were smooth and creamy and the green beans were cooked to perfection. My butter lettuce salad was almost the whole head of lettuce, no kidding, and the dressing was to die for. I had the beignets for dessert and ate all 4 of them - left way too stuffed but the food was so-o-o good. The wine list was so-so but the wait staff was very attentive and really made it a great dining experience."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Birthday dinner was festive with my favorite table request met great food and service and candles on dessert!"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Our waiter,Mark, was terrific. He made our brunch so enjoyable."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "The PSC is very hospitable to dogs visiting on the back patio. It's a great spot to go before or after a romp at Crissy Field. ALL Good!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Too loud!!!!!! Never again for dinner. Lunch okay. Good kale salad."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "The food was very good, and large portions as well, the service was polite and efficient (when we could hear the waitress through breaks in the din), but, that said, it is doubtful that we will ever go back again, at least, for dinner. The volume of noise was beyond belief and really spoiled what was a nice dinner. I don't want to have to shout at my table mates while we are eating, but that was what we had to do for almost the whole meal. Lunch or brunch yes, but definitely not for dinner."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "JUST WISH THEY WOULD HAVE A MORE EXTENSIVE AND LESS EXPENSIVE MENU"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Presidio social club is a nice spot to relax with lunch or dinner. Nothing is outstanding but good all around."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Our first visit to PSC was very nice overall. We requested and were given a table by the window in the rear of the restaurant. The waiter was friendly and helpful but after welcoming us and before taking drink orders he disappeared for several minutes. He returned apologized for being late and took our drink orders and then disappeared again for several more minutes and again it took awhile to get our food orders. The food (American comfort food) arrived promptly and was perfectly done and quite tasty. The wines were also very nice. Overall a very good experience although a bit frustrating as we waited for our orders. I suspect the waiter was simply trying to cover too many tables that night. I would return."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "I am always pleasantly reminded of just how good the food is there everytime I go. It is just outstanding every single time. The selection is not large, however, there is something for all tastes. And no matter what you select, it is just excellent. The chef puts a slightly different spin on the dishes and what I think sounds "interesting" turns out every time to be simply outstanding."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We would recommend the PSC, if you are in the Presidio, or at that end of S F, however there are so many choices in this city that exceed the quality, it's hard to get excited about it."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We met here for lunch with 3 friends. The hostess didn't know that 1 was seated so we waited at the front until our friend came out and got us. Our waitress was very slow, and forgot to bring the side of peas. We asked a busboy for them later. The waitress did not apologize. All three of us had the chicken salad on arugula. The arugula was not trimmed and it was impossible to take a bite of the salad without getting arugula stems all over your face. There was also very little chicken in the salad. There was a group of 4 women next to us who were showing videos on an iPad with the sound turned up very high for the first 15 minutes of our meal. I felt that the restaurant should have asked them to lower the volume."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "I was very impressed with PSC. I'd read mixed reviews on Yelp but decided to go for it anyway; so happy we did. 1. The service was fantastic. Our waiter was sweet, knowledgeable, witty, and paid close attention to us. He gave great recommendations and we had a LOT of questions which he not only answered, but also gave us an opinion without being pushy. 2. The cocktails were great. They have many unique & inventive cocktails but are also great at making the good 'ole standbys. 3. The food was great. The menu appears simple, but everything was done so well. 4. Cool building! That simple, old militaristic style is very charming. My only complaint was some noisy kids who were running around, but that wasn't the restaurant's fault."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "It was a very busy time with celebrations etc. However, we enjoyed our time here, food excellent, service, drinks the best!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "This is our "go to" restaurant because the food is quite food and the service is impeccable. If you are young and want to meet and greet, there is a great community table and the bar is active. If you want a quiet table for a foursome, they can accomodate that too (but do go early because the atmosphere heats up after 7) The menu is eclectic featuring old standbys as well as innovative additions."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "We only had one choice for a Sunday-night dinner in the Presidio because The Commissary is still in soft-opening phase, so we tried this place against the recommendation of several recent Yelpers. Total disappointment. About the only thing we liked was the nice view of the LucasFilm campus. Our Sunday night "whole pig" special was pork served three different ways, all of them dry and tough. The noise level was deafening. Our server's interest in us evaporated when we waved off the wine menu, and it was like pulling teeth to get her attention even as she fawned over the larger parties on either side of us."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "The complaining maybe working and I think PSC is listening to our reviews because I must note a remarkable change in the level of service there. Today's brunch was an absolute pleasure. The hostesses were lovely both when they greeted us as well as when we were escorted to our table. Before we were seated outside, we waited at the bar for about fifteen minutes and the bartenders were friendly, prompt, and observant - and mixed a mean Bloody Mary. Once we were seated at our table our waiter was friendly, quick, and keenly aware of the menu. It really was a pleasure to be there today - thank you Presidio Social Club for a delicious meal and a great overall experience. Keep it up!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We live in the neighborhood and had heard good reviews from friends. First visit with another couple was lovely. Great service; food fresh and homemade; view lovely and all was relaxing for our brunch. We will go back."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Thought goes into the preparation and presentation of imaginative plates. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Service was great, relaxed but attentive. Many items on the menu that I would like to come back and try. I will say the desserts were AMAZING!"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Had a great dinner there but lunch was a disappointment. The liver was grilled which was all wrong"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "There are not a lot of restaurant options in the presidio, but the Social Club is a good one. The special entres and desserts were particularly interesting the night we went there."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "It was a beautiful - sunny afternoon and the patio dining area was perfect for a leisurely brunch. The food was well prepared - we especially enjoyed the chicken noodle soup and the avocado shrimp salad, but the cheese toast with tomato sauce were good as well. Lots of pooches on the patio and the wait staff were particularly attentive to the canine visitors. All in all an enjoyable experience. I love the Presidio."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Already reviewed on yelp so won't bother with all the details here suffice to say we waited 35 minutes before getting our first drink for brunchand the restaurant was about half full. Food was memorably mediocre. I would not wish any friend to waste their time and money on this place. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Been to PSC several times. Food is always inventive and delicious, and the service attentive and knowledgable. We also love the location and the way this old military building has been modernized and renovated."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Given attitude when I asked if I could sit before my friend arrived. Begrudgingly seated, all the way in the back, in a cramped spot between 2 small seated tables, when there was plenty of room & other tables to sit at. Not just cramped, but it was in the "kids corner" w/a screaming baby. I waited for about 5 minutes & when unacknowledged by any waitstaff, walked back to the front where my friend was looking for me, as the hostess(es) did not show her to our table. Ended up sitting at the bar & were given EXEMPLARY service by Stuart the bartender. The food was great, the cocktails and wine excellent, too. I'll never eat at the restaurant of PSC again but I'd happily sit & have dinner & drinks with Stuart taking care of me."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We had a group of 8 and were easily accommodated with an advance reservation. The food was great to excellent and everyone enjoyed their dishes and cocktails. Though the service was not at 100% (slow and sometimes disorganized), we'll definitely be back. Thanks for another great meal."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Used to love this place. It had good drinks, food & service in the past. & PARKING! 1st visit in awhile: drinks were smaller, chicken was dried-out, but the meatloaf, cheese toast & peas were good. I told our server about the chicken, but she did nothing. We took the chicken home & doused it w/ bbq sauce to make it palatable. Wrote a letter to PSC & they sent an apology letter which sounded rather insincere and re-used. We won't be back for a long time. There are other American comfort food restaurants nearby, like the Buckeye in Marin w/ bigger drinks and much better service and food."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We have always enjoyed this place as fun; good, uncomplicated food and easy conversation for a for a small group. If seating is available, waiting at the bar is fun with inventive cocktails and friendly staff. Food was okay. 3 of 4 ordered the burgers (Saturday lunch...late lunch by the time we were seated). If you like medium rare, ask for rare. Good flavor and good fries. The accompanying condiments were served in thimbles and required asking the waiter for refills. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "I dig the stark, Officer Club decor. It has a sleek vibe. I thought the menu a bit limited but everything we put in our mouth was delicious. The Petrale Sole was artfully deboned before my very eyes. Buttery and tender. Hub had ribs with meat falling off the bone. Portions are big..at least to us. Lots of it went into a box. Overall, I'd make this a destination to hit in the City. Kudos for easy parking."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Great burger and fabulous shrimp salad special. Very busy lunch crowd made it a little hard to hear conversation at our own table, but good to see this gem of a restaurant appreciated."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Though this is a great see-and-be-seen spot, and an attractive, convenient and central location, both the food and the service seem to be declining. We're planning to scale our dining here way back for now. Hope things improve. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "The best part of the evening was the free parking. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "I made a reservation through open table, when i showed up they gave us the table next to the kitchen door. even though the restaurant was about 90% empty, when we asked for a different table, the hostess actually GRUNTED at me and said "Sorry, this is the only table thats available." for the next hour we sat next to empty tables. that never filled. I spent my bill was 480 for 2 people and I left hungry. The server took 20 minutes to come by the first time just for drinks. then only came by to drop off the check later. very very sad"
    Dined on 5/18/2014