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Triptych Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.triptychsf.com
  • Phone: (415) 703-0557
  • Hours of Operation: WEEKEND BRUNCH: Saturday & Sunday and Holidays: 9:00am - 3:30pm
    Weekday Brunch: Monday-Friday 11:30am-2:30pm.
    DINNER: Sunday: 5:00pm-9:30pm
    DINNER: Monday-Thursday: 5:00pm-10:00pm
    DINNER: Friday-Saturday: 5:00pm-10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American, Californian
  • Executive Chef: Filipe Gonzalez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Triptych can cater private and corporate parties of 20 or more. We specialize photo shoot crew catering whether in studio or on location. We also cater any special events, large and small. We can do catering outside San Francisco throughout the Bay Area for an additional delivery charge. Triptych Restaurant is available for private events or parties of 30-60 people as a "buy-out".
  • Private Party Facilities: Triptych is available for private parties of 30 or more. These are referred to as a "buy-out". Special conditions apply. Please contact the restaurant for additional information.
  • Private Party Contact: David Kittredge (415) 703-0557
  • Entertainment: At any given time, two or more artists are featured at Triptych. Patio open for brunch on weekends, and on some evenings and weekdays(depending on weather).
  • Special Events & Promotions: Triptych would love to host SOMA neighborhood organization and arts event. We believe in community and value the opportunity to be a part of SoMA growth and diversity.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 8th Street
  • Public Transit: Civic Center Station hub at 8th & Market Street with underground station for B.A.R.T. and for SF MUNI. Easy Taxi service along Folsom Street, especially on weekends. Located on the Muni Bus #12 Folsom Street line and 1/2 block from the Muni Bus #19 Polk Street Line.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Plenty of street parking on Folsom most of the time. There are sometimes two spaces at the end of Hallam (right turn right after Triptych).
A word from Triptych
Triptych's South of Market location embraces the industrial with the arts culture of the neighborhood. The cuisine reflects the diverse palates of its patrons and is complimented by a unique wine list from around the world. Local artists' works are displayed. Triptych is an oasis of cuisine, culture, and ambiance. Garden is available for Brunch and in warm weather.

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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Service was excellent prompt and friendly and very ciurteous. The food was very goob. The begniets were outstanding. We can't wait t((o return."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Today I took another friend to Triptych for a birthday brunch - and we sat outside in the patio in the back, welcoming greenery, quiet, wonderful weather, wonderful service, and wonderful food. I again had one of the omelettes, and once again, it was one of the best omelettes I've ever had in my life and my friend had a burger that he greatly enjoyed. We had beignets as an appetizer, and here they are as light as a popover, served with strawberry creme - and so over the top that it's hard to control onself. For dessert we had the flourless chocolate torte that was exquisite. This was the first time I had invited this friend to dine here and he also looks forward to coming back. Triptych is a true treasure!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "It's amazing - this is the seventh time that I've invited different friends to dine here - and all seven times, my friends rave about how wonderful this place is and they insist on coming back. The food is exquisite - the beignets are as light as popovers and delicious, the omelettes are the best I've had my entire (long) life; and the rest of the food is great - it's apparent that the chef really cares about her work. The atmosphere is welcoming, the service both gracious and entertaining and I and many friends and colleagues just keep coming back and back and back."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "one would never know it from the facade, but this neighborhood hotspot is the place to be for brunch, lunch or snack... took my dad and family here for Father's Day. dad LOVES lamb and i saw it on the menu, sadly the lamb is only available for dinner. regardless, we had a fabulous brunch menu. i had the arugula & prosciutto Benedict- oh so delish! a few other members had specialty omelets, salad and chicken curry. the mimosas and beignets were also a delicious delight. we will DEFiNITELY be back for the lamb and/or seasonal change in menu selections. thank you!!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The reviews are right. The ravioli is amazing. Unfortunately the front and back of the house are very disorganized. They were out of several dishes and didn't tell us that the fried chicken was out until 20 minutes after our order. Some of the food came out hot, some cold. The osso bucca got good reviews from the table but the sea bass was terrible, very fishy. And I didn't have a knife for my main course because it was cleared with the appetizer and then no one came to check on us after the rest of the food was served. Won't be returning."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Driving up from San Jose to go see La Traviata at SF Opera, I was able to make an Open Table reservation 30 min. before leaving San Jose. Arriving shortly after our 6:00PM reservation, 2 of my party were quickly seated as I parked. After asking for a little more time to look at the menu our server took both our drink and food orders. We were only half way done with our drinks when the delicious food came out. We ate family style on lobster bisque, butternut squash ravioli, grilled zucchini and breaded pork tenderloin. It was the perfect amount of food and tasted delicious. Our server knew we were hurrying off to the Opera, so the check came immediately. We were very happy to be so well fed and still on time!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "There were 5 of us that were sat by 7:45. Our order was taken at 8:07 which seemed fine. By 9:15 everyone had been served besides us. For over an hour, our waters had gone un filled and we had yet to receive our dinner. When we reminded our waiter he admitted to forgetting us entirely. We finally were served dinner around 9:45."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "It was great because we are Kids at heart. Our service was spectacular."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "I booked based on reviews. We arrived and were very pleased. We were seated right away. Staff greeted us as they saw us. Began with spicy bloody marys and ended with great satisfaction. We will return many times."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We tasted many of the desserts and each one was absolutely fantastic! Seems though, that for such a small restaurant, the dinner menu is too long."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We went here with a party of 5 for my mom's bday. Surprisingly, the place was empty, but we did arrive at 5:15. The food was fabulous and we had a great time. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This was a great place, unexpected menu with great variety. Great service, just a good place for friends to gather. Will definately go back. Check out the art!!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The beignets were OK - nothing particularly exciting about them. The strawberry cream lacked flavor and the texture was thick, molten-like as opposed to creamy. This was followed by the quiche Lorraine which had too much crust and lacking in discernible ingredients. The salad, however, was very good - fresh, dressed appropriately, and tasted great. Standard issue potatoes, which were hot, but flavorful, rounded out the meal. Service was fine and I'm sorry I can't remember her name. She was friendly, helpful, and followed up as needed. Unremarkable food, but service was good."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We followed and read other recommendations about this place and it certainly did not disappoint. The Osso Buco and butter fish looked amazing. The real winner was the tuna Tartare. I could live off of that. Wines are very well priced and the service was amazing. We will definitely come back. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Solid across the board. I would go if convenient but would not make it a destination."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Not only can they poach an egg perfectly, they have non-typical brunch options that are outstanding. Bloody Mary is interesting, different liquor, but they offered this bacon garnish that was spot on! They open for brunch on weekdays which is why I first checked it out. Have gone back. Will go back. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "food is always excellent, service always excellent - a pleasure to dine here always!"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Had a reservation at 11 AM on B toB Sunday. It was busy! Place is cute with nice area outback for dining but we chose to eat indoors. Ordered almost immediately when seated...and then the wait started. Mimosas came quickly. The rest of the order took 45-60min. Said the order had been misplaced and comped us the drinks and order of beignets. They were very nice about this and we were in no hurry. Service issue doesn't appeared to be the servers problem. I think the kitchen just gets overwhelmed and it's a shame because the food is spectacular. The beignets with strawberries and cream are some of the best around. The egg white frittata with quinoa was inspired. Loved the food....needs a lot of work on service."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Great food and a great waiter made our leisurely brunch an absolute gem. Omelettes, vegan special, lots of things with bacon (including beignets - yum), huevos rancheros, all made the clean-the-plate list. It's a little quirky, which is a plus to us - other people call it gritty, but we think it's just got tons of character and the food really is fantastic."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "I'm afraid that now I've been totally spoiled - have dined here 4 times. The omelettes they offer are the best omelettes that I've ever had in my life - whether at someone's home - or in NYC, Paris, Berlin, Gdansk, Budapest, or Milano. All of their other food is exquisite - they apparently have a chef who really cares what she prepares - it's wonderful. The service is outstanding. The outdoor patio is attractive (not the most attractive I've ever seen, but very nice for the neighborhood and a pleasure to dine on). Unfortunately, now I'll just have to come again and again and again - as the food is so exquisite and the service so good!"
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "The place was grungy, we had the Paella. Several mussels had not opened and yet they were in the dish. They were small. One that was open I ate did not taste good. I suspect their seafood is not fresh. I wil not return to this restaurant. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "The food was great. The patio was very nice and the bacon bloody Mary's really were delicious! "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Went here for a mother's day brunch, and the food was fantastic. Atmosphere is a little rough/kitschy with artwork all around and a warehousey/gallery feel with random tables scattered about a small space. Service was prompt and friendly, but the standout is truly the food and drink. Proud Mary - bloody mary with bacon - 'nuff said. Bacon beignets w strawberry cream - again 'nuff said. Beautifully prepared omelette and Croque Madam really hit the spot. All in all, worth the odd neighborhood location in SoMA and random atmosphere for some really great creative cuisine!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "This was my 4th visit, and I finally decided the menu is too big. You have to know what to order bc it's hit or miss. Certain thing delicious and others bland. Great staff, nice ambience. But inconsistent. Smaller menus offer better choices. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "The food was decent and the restaurant is nice, however there were 7 of us and we were a bit cramped, but it was workable. What stood out was our server, and unfortunately I cannot remember his name. He was tall and had a great smile and cute dimples and he was very in touch with the community and the clientele. He joked along with all of us and made us feel very comfortable and right at home. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We were so excited to try Triptych for Easter brunch, and when we arrived for our reservation, the host was completely confused and for some reason had already given our table away to somebody else. We ended up getting seated at a makeshift table right in front of the door which was loud and disruptive. We put in our order for appetizers and our main courses. After our appetizers had been taken away, we were brought the check TWO separate times by different staff members thinking we were ready to leave when we hadn't even had our main course yet. This was pretty embarrassing service and made us feel like they were trying to get us out as quickly as possible. Staff needs better communication with each other. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Luv Triptych, great gluten free food. I totally missed egg benedict."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "I took my food loving daughter here after a Saturday matinee for an early dinner. We devoured the crab cake bites, The ahi tuna was just right for me, while my daughter was craving a burger so we were both happy. My daughter is a flan connoisseur and gave theirs a thumbs up, and an empty plate while I indulged in the beignets with salted caramel ice cream...delicious! The service was very friendly and accommodating. I also enjoyed the small but well chosen wine list. Very glad I chose this place and we will be back."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We had one of the most delightful brunch experiences of our lives at Triptych. Two friends and I get together regularly and brunch at various restaurants - this time Triptych (and probably quite a few more times now). The lunch was exquisite - I had the best omelette that I've ever had in my life; my one friend had an excellent salad that she loved; and my other friend had an excellent burger that he thought was tops! The service was excellent. The host and staff were welcoming, very gracious, and very personable. I think this may be our favorite from now on!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "My favorite restaurant in San Francisco. I have to eat here at least once every trip! I usually end up bringing friends or clients with me to dinner and they're ALWAYS impressed with the food and the friendly service. WALU BUTTERFISH!!!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The specials for brunch were fun and varied, and made me wish I could order more than 1! Go for for strawberry-bacon beignets to start, with any cocktail! Custom art on the wall gives this place an artsy feel. Great spot for anyone wanting to try somewhere new."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Nolan , our server was fantastic. The food and wine were great. Definitely a repeat adventure."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Great spot!! Love the service - and outdoor seating was so nice!"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Triptych seems confused about what kind of restaurant it is/wants to be. The dining room is one part restaurant, one part art gallery. Maybe this is why we were one of only 2 parties in the restaurant at 7:30 on a Saturday night. Pro: The food was really pretty darn good. And there is a GREAT backyard/patio area that would be perfect for brunch on a sunny day. Con: The pseudo-gallery vibe isn't adding to the experience."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "My favorite thing about Triptych is their brunch menu, which they offer throughout the week. The menu and the quality of the food at brunch is a level above the dinner experience. But dinner is fine too. Triptych is unpretentious with solid to excellent food. Bloody Mary's, beignets and carmel-coffee cake are stellar."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Went for brunch early on a Saturday. The staff was attentive, the food was good, and I like the quirky atmosphere and decorations (be sure to check out the '70s bathroom!)"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Waited over an hour to even order drinks. There's too many options in SF to deal with being blatantly ignored."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "One of my faves south of Market and consistently good service and tasty cuisine. Not too noisy; easy to have a conversation. Great ambiance with local artists showcasing their works on the walls. Attentive staff; not pushy about "Do you want an appetizer, too?" Unhurried and pleasant experience."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "A notable beer list including some outstanding German, Belgium beers"
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "The food was super good and you definitely get your moneys worth with the bottomless mimosas. However, the service was very slow and mediocre. The waitress was kind of rude half of the time and we had to wait 30 minutes before anyone came to take our food orders. We were there an hour before we got anything to eat and then the owner had the nerve to try and rush us out the door! It was quite unfortunate considering I loved the ambience of the place and, like I said, the food was quite yummy."
    Dined on 3/2/2014