Acquerello has received countless awards, including two Michelin stars since 2014 and one Michelin star since the first-ever 2007 Bay Area guide. Our extensive Wine list is the recipient of the Wine Spectator Grand Award in 2012-present.
Tuesday - Thursday, open at 5:30pm, last seating 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday, open at 5:30pm, last seating 9:45pm
Sunday & Monday: Closed
The smaller Wine Room overlooking white wine cellar is ideal for smaller parties of 6 to 8 guests.
The larger Gold Room can accommodate up to 14 guests at one table.
Restuarant Buy-outs are also available.
California Street is serviced by the California Cable Car line.
Sacramento Street is serviced by Muni bus line 1.
Closest Bart Stations are Hyde or Civic Center.
Polk Street is serviced by Muni bus line 19.
Sublime, a gracious entrance to a hushed space. The colors uplifting and warm. The gilded ceiling beams invites one to dine, to enjoy, to indulge. Every bite delicious and unique, enjoy!
Birthday! Exceptional food and service! Well deserved stars!
Amazing food, go for the tasting menu if you want a gastronomic extravaganza, but also have 3.5 hours to spare. Worth every penny :)
Great birthday celebration, food was amazing!!
We love this place. Loved it the first time and loved it each time since. I believe the food is very delicious and creative. The service is extraordinary and very personal. I have food allergies and I did call ahead to let them know, and the chef and staff were very attentive to that. Yes, it’s not inexpensive, but for me the experience is worth it.
Could not be much better. A real SF gem! Food is exquisite in both it's taste and presentation. The Julia Morgan dining room is beautiful and tasteful. And I love it that jackets are still required ( ties optional ).
The ambiance doesn’t live up to expectations of the location and fails to take advantage of it. Entree was served late and cold.
A truly exquisite culinary experience is always what one receives at this fantastic establishment. The best time to visit is during white truffle season, where the very best white truffles are imported direct from Italy and not spared on any dish. The tasting menu, Including several special treats from the chef, was 15 courses of food. Add a bottle or two of the finest Italian grapes from the superb wine list and you might just have the best meal of your life. Or, At the very least, the best meal in recent memory. The service is friendly and attentive. The ambience is classy and utterly romantic. Certainly, a must try.
The food was subpar for what you pay
The ambiance is the best....beautiful decor, very quiet and the food is to die for
We had the Lobster and potato gnocchi with truffle butter, foie gras pasta (melted in your mouth)
Spinach 'Creste di Galli' with Wagyu beef Bolognese, whey, mint to start and had the lamb, the tuna and the halibut. All served perfectly and delicious. The presents were divine
The co owner and chef Chef Suzette Gresham-Tognetti made my birthday cake and visited us at the table. What a wonderful treat as there are only 3 women on the 2 star Michelin list and suzette is one of them.
Wine list had some great Italian cabaret sauvignon selections that were reasonably priced.
I love this restaurant as it has everything you could ask for and more.
Just Exceptional. Service,Food, Atmosphere. Couldn't Ask for anything more.
Exceptional food and service. Always a memorable experience.
Amazing preparations, presentations and service to match the beautiful venue.
Always an amazing experience dining here. The food, service and food is incredible.
Outstanding Restaurant and Dining Experience. We have been coming to Acquerello for many years. It is a hidden jewel in SF. The food, service and ambiance is great and very unique. I would recommend this as one of the top restaurants in SF and should not be missed.
Hands down my favorite restaurant in San Francisco.
The dishes in the seasonal tasting menu are very thought out and well rounded. Service was flawless. I highly recommend
Phenomenal experience, the service was superb, the ambience divine (it’s a former chapel). We ordered the 5 course regular tasting menu with wine pairing not the seasonal l) - and oh it was amazing. Sommelier food and wait staff would miraculously appear, beautiful artful and delectable dishes and wine - course after course - and the night was made special. The bill is not for the faint of heart - but this was worth every last penny. Kudos to the establishment, chef and staff.
The finest meal I have ever had. It’s like participating in an exquisite artistic experience. Food, wine, service and ambience couldn’t have been better. Wow!!!
We have owned restaurants for over 30 years this restaurant is the best all round fine dining experience we have had in all our years.Thanks Suzy.
Great Wine pairing. The sommelier, Rafa, was a rockstar. The food was good, but we didn't eat anything that really blew our minds - for a restaurant with 2 Michelin stars, I have to say I expected way more from the food taste - they played with textures and the presentations were pretty, but the overall flavors were just alright.
Meal was poorly timed. Food courses arrived 10-15 mins after each wine pairing pour. Gaps between courses ranged wildly between 2 to 20 minutes. Not expected from a 2* Michelin restaurant.
As always a memorable dining experience!
This is the most elegant restaurant! The service was outstanding, the attention to detail amazing and the food was superb. Everything from the moment we walked in to the moment we left could not have been better. This is truly the restaurant you want for a special occasion.
Just a treasure in San Francisco! Been many years but too long.
Fantastic food, top-of-the-line service and a small/cozy dining area. If on a date, you can request half-moon tables that allow you to sit next to each other! Wine list is extraordinary and the staff is all incredibly knowledgable and friendly.
Impressed by ambiance and service level for high end client entertaining
Everything would of been perfect with the exception of a few gnats flying around our table. We had the five course pre fixed menu and every dish was delicious. Usually when choosing the pre fixed or seasonal menu at theses Michelin Star restaurants, there are always a few courses that are unremarkable but every dish we had that evening was delicious. With that said, folks that are new to fine dining should start there since it’s very safe and not really pushing any boundaries. We would definitely dine there again. We will just have to wear a bee keepers outfit next time to avoid the flying bugs.
Disappointing experience. Ran out of seasonal tasting menu for late reservation. Only the lobster gnocchi and tomato raviolo were good. Everything else was just mediocre and salty. Service could be a little better. Took them forever to bring out the bread. They brought the bread out after they brought out the two amuse bouche. I don't know if they did that on purpose or not. Didn't love it. Won't be coming back or recommend it to my friends.
Exciting combination of ingredients
Top wine list
It was my wife's birthday and she was thrilled with this restaurant. It's our new favorite place. Sorry Danko, Benu, Single Thread and French Laundry this place has you beat. So sophisticated. So romantic. The best round tables for two. I hate bench seating. Run don't walk to Acquerello.
The ala carte menu has a good variety of selection. Each course is described in detail to us and is very delicious. The sommelier recommended a lovely wine for each of us to go with our personal preference. Great services. The chef surprises at the beginning and the complementary chocolate trolley at the end are great touches.
Delicious and imaginative food. Well executed.
Great wine selection.
This restaurant sells a fixed menu and a regular menu. They won’t sell the fixed menu unless everyone on the table buys such menu. House’ rules as they put it. Furthermore, to avoid an issue they told me the fixed menu was just sold out... which is pointless to go there if the fixed menu is unavailable. Not a very good option in my opinion.
Awesome experience. Celebrated wife's birthday. Had three course prix fix menu which was more like seven courses if you count the three amuse bouch and complimentary dessert tastes for the birthday girl.
I last ate there in 1993, and it is even better than I remembered. The $105 prix fix was perfect for my 76 yo appetite. The dishes were exquisitely presented, starting with 3 different amuse bouches before even getting a menu. I prefer cocktails to wine, so the lack of cocktail menu and a bar was my only criticism.
Food was good, but the service is just fair,
Excellent service and food was delicious especially the ridged pasta with foie gras, marsala and black truffle.