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About Catch - San Francisco

Located firmly within San Francisco's Castro district, 2362 Market Street is steeped in city history. Here, Catch makes its mark in a storefront registered as an official city landmark that originally housed the burgeoning NAMES Project, which famously organized the creation of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The history remains with the building, but Catch aims to create a new legacy while honoring the spirit of creativity and expression rooted in its surroundings.

To foster this spirit, the chefs rotate their menus regularly, accommodating seasonal produce and fresh catches of local, sustainably sourced seafood. Each dish showcases these ingredients while incorporating Mediterranean influences and minimalist Californian sensibilities toward composition and presentation.

Since opening in October 2002, Catch is the perfect place to gather for every occasion – handcrafted artisanal cocktails and appetizers at the bar, a cozy romantic dinner for two by the fireplace.

2362 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, American, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
Dinner(winter hours)Sunday -Thursday 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:30pm

Cross Street:
Between Castro & 16th Sts.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 431-5000

Website:
http://www.catchsf.com/

Public Transit:
Muni: K,L,M,22,24,15,37

Executive Chef:
Jeremias Guerra

Private Party Facilities:
We have a large table in the dining room which can seat up to 16 people. Either the patio room or the inside dining room is available for large groups of 20-40 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Sanjay Gujral: (415) 431-5000

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for dinner every Tuesday night and enjoy any of our bottled wines at 50% off. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Details
Sun - Tue 5:30PM - 6:45PM 8:00PM - 8:45PM

Wed - Thu 5:30PM - 6:45PM 9:00PM - 9:45PM

Fri - Sat 5:30PM - 6:45PM 9:00PM - 10:45PM

Catch - San Francisco Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

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4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (37)
Special Occasion (26)
Good for a Date (24)
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Good for Birthdays (23)
Casual (21)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
Comfort Food (19)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Bar Seating (14)
Cozy (14)
Pre/post Theatre (14)
Fun (12)
Great for Lunch (12)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Healthy (12)
Good for Groups (11)
People Watching (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Business Meals (10)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Romantic (9)
Hot Spot (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Seasonal (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Authentic (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Tasting Menu (3)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Great Beer (1)
Live Music (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined a day ago

We have dined many times at Catch . It is our go to Neighborhood restaurant . Easy to get a reservation, non pretentious, decent food, predictable. Not sure what happened this time. Hugh took our order, repeated it back to us. We got our appetizers and first round of drinks . Entree came, unfortunately they gave me the Alaskan Halibut instead of the Skirt steak . Not even close . Hugh apologized and said the kitchen made a mistake . I had to shared my husbands dinner because the steak took a while to arrive. Hugh offered if we wanted a second round of drinks and we agreed . My steak finally came, my husband was almost done with his dinner (I ate half of it ) . Bill came and they have indeed charged me for the halibut + the steak + my husband’s entree. They deducted the halibut (which i did not order) that was it ! Being a long time customer, I decided to approach the maître d' and share my feedback . I said, at a minimum a free beer $7.00 would have been nice . Ryan, was a little dismissive. He would not let me talk and basically said : “yeah, yeah, we made a boo boo. Let me write my name on your receipt and maybe , maybe next time I’ll get you a free drink or appetizer” really ? I spent $150 and I may get a drink next time ? Very disappointed with Catch . It will be a while before I go back and spend my $ there .

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vip
 (Raum Frankfurt)·Dined 4 days ago

Again a wonderful evening with our very friendly waiter Roberto, food excellent, very good and fresh fish. Came back here after 3 days because we liked it so much.

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined 4 days ago

One word - Outstanding. Been coming to San Francisco for 20 years and never been aware of it. I’ll be back again, again, and again.
PS don’t be fooled by the outside - the restaurant is beautiful - as if you stepped back in time.

Tags: Late-night Find, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Nice variety of fresh seafood plus a couple of beef options, both on the weekly menu and the regular menu. I ate tiger shrimp and giant scallop special over quinoa with butternut squash. Just excellent. I do not ever remember eating such big scallops. My bride enjoyed halibut over risotto with a wonderful Tarragon sauce. Portions were ample.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Raum Frankfurt)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Just excellent food and great service

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

I've been to Catch many times and very often in recent past months. Their quality of food is very consistent. Delicious seafood overall. Service is always very friendly and since the restaurant is so spacious one never have problems finding a table to reserve at last minute. I'm neve hesitant to book it when have friends visiting as I'm sure it's going to be good.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Good food and good fishes.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Quiet dinner with friend after shopping.
Service was adequate but restaurant not crowded. Main concern was that the cioppino had little seafood - mostly salmon and the shrimp were very small (like frozen deshelled shrimp at Safeway 30 count), only few small mussels and even fewer clams. Broth was fine. Dinner companion and myself were disappointed.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Never disappoints and food and service are always good.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Paleo Friendly, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

We were greeted warmly and seated quickly. One of the best meals I have had anywhere, including SF, NYC and Chicago. A marvelous menu of creativity. The Halibut special served with risotto was sensational. Perfectly prepared, seasoned and presented. The Salmon entree was also spot on and delicious. Dessert was amazing. Hats off to the chef ! Will definitely be back next time in San Francisco.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We started off with the mussels, which were delicious as usual. The caesar salad was also cold and crisp and very enjoyable. The scallops were perfect as a main course, but the black cod was undercooked and slimy. The fact that the cod was served with creamy pasta did not help, so I cancelled the dish. The service was OK, but we had to ask for an ice bucket for our wine several times and the bread basket did not come until we asked. We have had more attentive service.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 24, 2017

We had a delightful dinner. The food was stellar! And the ambiance was quiet and private. Try the Cloud of Hope cocktail - SO GOOD!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Birthday dinner for my husband- very nice, not too fancy, excellent food, good service.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great service, great wine selections

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Very accommodating. We arrived early and they were able to sit us down ASAP, even when they were busy. Thank you guys!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Oxford)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This was the second night in a row that we visited Catch and I used OpenTable as is was a Friday. The first night my wife had the Pan Fried Scallops starter and was so impressed she insisted we returned the following night so she could order it again! On the first occasion I was also very impressed with the Miso Glazed Black Cod. On the Friday, either due to the greater number of diners or a change of chef, the scallops tasted as good but their presentation wasn't so neat. I chose the Striped Bass which I enjoyed very much but could have done with less crab risotto.

This was our first time at Catch and we were impressed with the ambiance and quality of service. On the Friday night a pianist climbed up a ladder to a platform, where a grand piano was installed, and proceeded to entertain for some time. Very novel!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Food was awesome. I had braised beef and Ciapino. The braised beef was tender, fast and cooked to perfection with Brussels sprouts and Parmesan mashed potatoes. The Ciapino was very tasty with lots of delicious fresh sea food. Huge serving. I will definitely return to Catch. Service was also very good. Staff was friendly and attentive .

Tags: Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Delicious food. Lovely Ambience. Great service.
Delicious food. Lovely Ambience. Great service

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 18, 2017

High prices for small portions of unexceptional food. The staff was friendly, though at the end I had to get up to take them my credit card to pay the bill, and the ambience was enjoyable. All told, 50 bucks out the door for two salads - no drinks - and at least one of us was hungry by the time he got home.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 18, 2017

We had friends visiting from the Philly area who had taken us to a delightful restaurant in NYC on our last visit. We wanted to do something "gay", and decided on Catch -- we were not disappointed. The service was excellent, food was very good, and we could hear each other for conversation, which is not always the case in SF. And the prices were half of NYC! We all enjoyed the meal, and my husband and I will certainly return.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We had another great meal at Catch! We started with the mussels, which were wonderful. Then progressed to fettucine with scallops and prawns - excellent! - and a ribeye steak - yum!

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 15, 2017

It was a birthday dinner and I was looking for some different fish on the menu. The baked branzino was simply delicious and so was my husband's cioppino soup. My daughter ordered the crab risotto which I found too creamy and thick and my other daughter got the onion soup which we all found was a bit on the sweet side.
The ambient and the service (Tyler) were really good and attentive and the dessert (chocolate souffle and brownie) decadent!
We'll go back

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

NICE place and friendly service with great food. Also it was close to other bars that you could visit after dinner. Also parking is limited in the area so give yourself time for parking.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Hot Spot
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 14, 2017

My wife and I love Catch. The food is always terrific. Great wine pairings, great cocktails. Our waiter, Tyler was an absolute doll.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 10, 2017

I come to Catch regularly and appreciate not only the food and drink but the sincere welcome received each time.

Tags: Comfort Food, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Always fantastic food!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Great team of host and servers! Exllecent customer service! Will dine again!

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

We've been to catch many times and are chefs ourselves. So this is our go to spot for great food that never disappoints, fun cocktails and a nice wine selection. Highly recommended.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great dinner with family visiting

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

The food was delicious! We went for my husband's birthday and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The service was fabulous.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Good wine, nice oysters, delicious seafood entrees, divine desserts!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Consistently the best French Onion Soup we've had in the Bay Area with plenty of good quality cheese. We shared the grilled New England Lobster with shrimp fettuccini and it was perfectly cooked. There's live piano music in the main dining room and our waiter in the patio area was Tyler. He's waited on my wife and me before and always does an excellent job, with panache!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We received a warm welcome and were seated immediately. Our waiter, Hugh, explained the specials of the day and recommended some. We ordered delicious pisco-based drinks to start. We then ordered striped bass and a scallop entree, as well as the regular cioppino. The meal was accompanied by a couple of glasses of nice wine, and ended with dessert: chocolate salted caramel and mango panna cota. The food was excellent and the service was attentive and efficient. We sat below a balcony where a piano player played some nice tunes, not too loud, so that we could converse and hear each other most of the times. Upon departure, we were warmly hugged by what I assume was the owner or manager, a nice and unexpected gesture. All in all, a very good experience worth repeating.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 27, 2017

A solid choice in the Castro

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 25, 2017

One of the better choices I've found in the Castro

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Good, but not great. Food was fine; service was a little off. Server started by telling us what we needed to order, and then after we got our food, we never saw him until the end of the meal.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Love this place! Been a few times and always had good experience!

Tags: Good for a Date, Healthy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 22, 2017

While my entree was good, half of my party were not happy with theirs. Service was just so so. I've had better experiences at catch in the past.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Todd food but over-priced

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 14, 2017

The mussels in harissa sauce were once again out of this world! The broiled halibut daily special was perfectly prepared and absolutely delicious! The service as always was attentive but not intrusive. Look forward to our next visit!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food
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