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Slow Club
Slow Club

Slow Club Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.slowclub.com
  • Email: info@slowclub.com
  • Phone: (415) 241-9390
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 2:30pm
    The bar is open at 5:00pm on Monday - Saturday.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Californian
  • Executive Chef: Matthew Paul
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Slow Club is available for private parties.
  • Private Party Contact: Erin Rooney (415) 241-9390

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hampshire
  • Public Transit: 22 Fillmore stops at 16th and Bryant.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street parking is easy in the evenings and on weekends and more difficult during weekday lunches.
A word from Slow Club
We are a casual neighborhood restaurant with a changing menu featuring the best and freshest ingredients from local farms and ranches. Our bar offers innovative cocktails, tasty wines and beers. Join us for dinner, lunch or brunch...or just stop by the bar for a drink and a snack.

Our menu changes daily. Please visit our website for the most current version.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Very good. We have been going to the Slow Club for years and it is consistently great. Great cocktails!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Slow club is a great restaurant, always a favorite of mine. Especially love their burgers, and great fries too. Service is always prompt and friendly, a great neighborhood restaurant."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We got this recommendation from a local. It took a bit to find the place, and once we did, it was easy to park, and we sat right down. The service was great and the food was amazing. The food was prepared beautifully, very fresh, and so tasty. Definitely a go to and try."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Having endured loooooong waits for both drinks no entrees, I now understand the meaning of the name....food just ok, certainly not worth the wait, and the ambiance is cold, noisy and uncomfortable, a bit like dining in a garage."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "The food, the drinks, and the staff - all top notch. Good job, Slow Club!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "very creative menu items, always fun for a special occasion or brunch the turkey sandwich is consistently good and the cocktails are interesting for dessert their ice cream and cake are delicious would recommend for any occasion to surprise the palette"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "The Chef (my husband and dining partner) had only good things to say about our dinner. Looking forward to bringing his boss in for dinner. I hate it when we loose great restaurants like Slowclub, in the field of newbies that we feel we have to try."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "A good brunch spot with unpretentious food & service. I would definitely come back."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "I had the spinach salad with Yellowtail - but 3 hours later I was starving. I guess some bread would have helped (or a bigger piece of yellowtail)."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We were there for a late dinner at 9:00. My wife oprdered halibut and I ordered linguini to follow a salad. We found the food well seasoned and cooked perfectly. They do know their food. This is imprtant after my failed attempts to get a properly cooked and seasoned linguini at famous restaurants in the Bay Area in last two months."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "This is a great stop and enjoy your life spot . Easy to park easy to walk in and feel welcome. Good mixologist with good drinks at a small cozy bar . The menu is small but straight forward and delicious. I am a fan of A martini or Margaritias ; the Cesar salad ; the burger and fries. Desserts are tempting !"
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "Dined here for the second time last week, had another great experience. We we're seating at the two person table near the window in the back, which is a great spot. Our server was great and I highly recommend the Prather Ranch burger!"
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "Its out of the world ! The menu is short but ever dish is a punch (Disclaimer : i have tried only two yet - the frittata and flat bread and found both of them amazing, though the frittata was something)."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Friend and I ..Thursday night. We both had the clam fettuccine and a very nice Oregon Pinot Gris. Exactly what we wanted. We were sat immediately and 2 mins later our waiter was with us. Very tasty. Very happy. Thank you Slow Club!!"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "I took my wife and my 9 month baby for Valentine's Day lunch. The staff very was courteous, and accommodating. The food was excellent. There is lots of options to eat. The dessert and wine menu are to die for."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food and service were good, but the low ceiling and noise level made me hurry to say 'Check Please' and get out of there. I was facing a wall with dark drapes hung across it, and it was just very claustrophobic, combined with the low ceilings. I couldn't read the menu with the teensy votive candle on the table, and could barely hear my dining companion sitting across from me. Won't go back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I went to Slow Club after searching pre-fixe menus for Dine About Town that offered a vegetarian entree. Sadly, the entree on the menu had been removed, but the menu wasn't updated online. After I told our server that was the reason we came to Slow Club, she said they could still make it for me, which was very nice. However, when my date went to the bathroom he said he heard the chef bemoaning the fact that I'd requested the substitution. My salad, fettuccine and dessert were all delicious. My date said his pork was tasty, but cold. Our server didn't check back until we were nearly finished so I didn't have a chance to send it back. It was packed, so this was understandable. Overall, it was still the decadent date night I'd hoped for."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "I've been hitting the Slow CLub since the mid-90's and it's always fun and trendy (to those in the know). The food has remained consistently good, the bar is a great place to meet after work, and the service has always been predictably good. What else can you say about an icon?"
    Dined on 2/7/2013
  • "The food was fantastic---three of us had the pork loin & it was perfect with all the trimmings & veggies that it came with. We tried different entrees (& we shared a lil' of everything)--my wife had the delicious mahi mahi that was soo fresh she only shared a bite coz she wanted it all for herself. One my daughters had the range chicken & my other daughter had the NY steak strips. Overall, everybody enjoyed their selection (we were a party of six--with my 2 daughters & their boyfriends). We're definitely going back to this very cute & romantic place."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "one of the best meals i've had in san francisco and off the beaten path a bit, which was nice. thanks slow club!"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "So long as we have a reservation we have a great brunch on the weekends. The turkey sausage hash and slow basic are our favorites."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "We always have a great time at Slow Club with great cocktails and dinner. Not much to say except we'll be back again soon."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I made a reservation here on a Friday night during dine about town. It must have been a busy night for them, because we had to wait 30 minutes to be seated even though we had a reservation. We posted up at the bar in the back of the restaurant with tasty cocktails, so the wait didn't seem too bad. I started with a caesar salad that was hands down the best I've ever had. The grilled pork loin and chocolate pot de creme were also delicious, but I will definitely be back for that salad!"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "I went to Slow Club with my wife for Dine About Town week, as she and I had been wanting to go here for a very long time and just hadn't gotten around to it. Wow - we've been missing out. We arrived a bit early, and the host accommodated us right away. I started with an arugula salad that was light and refreshing, and my wife had a butternut squash soup that was just sweet enough to be perfect. The pork loin was my dinner option, and it was ridiculously awesome - the yam puree made it taste like dessert, helped tremendously by the pancetta and granny smith apple hash. She had a delicious pan roasted chicken which was also quite memorable. The caramel apple cheesecake was wonderful, but the pot de creme was a bit average. Try the cocktails!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "My first visit to the Slow Club for brunch on Saturday. The noise level way too high for conversation. I had to raise my voice to be heard. Service was excellent, food was good. But will not return due to the noise."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Couldn't hear party sitting next. Food was good but not memorable."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "I eat at Slow Club before attending storytelling events at Verdi Club a half block away. My one complaint is that I eat alone and bring a magazine to read, but it's really too dark to read in the restaurant. That said, during my most recent visit I ordered the pork loin, and it was the best example of that dish I had ever had in my life. Simply outstanding."
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "snooty waitress, too loud in the restaurant & very cold (temp-wise)"
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "Always good, with great service. The Prather ranch burger is one of the best burgers in SF. Slow club has a great atmosphere and you will always have a good meal here."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "I love SLO Club….Food is always yummy with a good varied selection…the cocktails are always perfectly mixed….and parking is pretty easy….what is not to love…….we had a wonderful night out…..."
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "In a semi industrial corner in the hem of the mission is this great restaurant. The food is delicious, a lovely take on modern californian cuisine using great seasonal produce. Cocktails are a specialty here, so make sure you leave the car at home."
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "I cant say enough about the Slow Club. I have lived in the neighborhood for 9 years and its always a great place and consistent. The food has always been good, but I think its even better lately. Then there are the drinks! They make the BEST cocktails. So many places have popped up serving high end cocktails at high prices, which typically comes with some attitude too. The Slow Club makes them without the attitude and a better price too! Service is always good too."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "If you like simple, locally sourced food and craft cocktails, Slow Club is your kind of place. It is small and gets noisy when crowded,but that is easy to get past. It is our "go to" place in the Mission/Potrero Hill area. I recommend reservations and they do have outside seating--although I prefer inside. They keep a standard menu, only changing ingredients seasonally. Their sister restaurant is Serpentine in Dogpatch. James, their master bartender, has created some of the best cocktails I have ever had--and features a "special cocktail" every night."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "Every entrée and side dish our party ordered was very delicious and most unique. The food was expertly seasoned with a wonderful touch that allowed the different flavors and textures to work together with no one demanding attention. The chefs seem to understand that very few foods need pepper to bring out their inherent flavors and let the natural subtleties arise. The noise level was too high making for a struggle to converse unless we shouted which only added to the din. Definitely a place to go for some scrumptious food."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Too noisy . We requested a quiet table & the but us up front by the door. The waitress was rude. Our food came before drinks. I wouldn't go back"
    Dined on 8/16/2013
  • "Loved the food and the vibe, however it got a bit loud for our group of friends who wanted to catch up - hard to hear as it was so very lively! Otherwise, a great time and delicious meal."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "The Slow Club has some great food. The table we were seated was right by the front door, and by the kitchen. Funny having the kitchen at the front door. The noise level is past awful, the four of us could not enjoy a conversation with our meal. The bar needs a massive infusion. The first 5 things I asked for were not available. I drank water that night."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "It was a Saturday evening, so the restaurant may have been more crowded than usual, but the noise level was deafening. We were not able to talk at the table. The food, however, was amazing--cheese tray delicious with the fruit paste, best French fries ever, cooked perfectly, pork tenderloin was succulent and with a most interesting melange of vegetables. Definitely will go back, but maybe at a quieter time."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "We had a 9:30 reservation on a Wednesday evening. The restaurant was about half filled. I had been warned that it was a noisy restaurant but with it only half filled it was still extremely noisy and loud music was playing to add to the noise. My pasta was very good and the salad was good although overdressed, and I am usually one who wants a little more dressing. I am not sure what the restaurant wants to be. The serving and reception staff is overly casual in their dress, and it feels more like a fast food restaurant than one that takes food seriously."
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "Had a business lunch here and it was well done. Good food - a great burger - very good service - and a nice setup. Very utilitarian interior but very comfortable and not too loud to have a conversation - and not so quiet that everyone else could hear."
    Dined on 12/6/2013