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Best American Restaurants in Russian Hill

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A photo of Harris' restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5296)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Russian Hill
Booked 42 times today
Harris' is frequently hailed as the best steakhouse in San Francisco. Patrons consistently celebrate its fantastic food, impeccable service, and classic, romantic setting. The steaks are particularly lauded, with one reviewer claiming her steak at Harris' was the "best she's ever eaten". Its elegant ambiance and live jazz band transport diners back in time, enhancing the overall dining experience. Besides its high-quality steaks, Harris' also excels in crafting beautifully made cocktails and maintaining a top-tier level of friendly service. With a reputation for exceeding expectations, it's no wonder that Harris' is highly recommended for those seeking a premium steakhouse experience.
A photo of Hyde Street Seafood House & Raw Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(759)
Price: Moderate
• American • Russian Hill
Booked 1 time today
Established in the pulsating heart of San Francisco, Hyde Street Seafood House & Raw Bar is loved for its consistent quality and fantastic service. This neighborhood gem serves incredibly fresh and mouth-watering seafood, making it a favorite for locals and tourists alike. Reviewers have highlighted their diverse seafood selection, comprising of mussels, clams, shrimp, and scallops, and their Lobster Bisque has been described as "rich and tasty". Additionally, the Lobster Ravioli brings a hint of luxury to each bite. The well-curated service and intimate atmosphere add a special touch to the dining experience. As one reviewer affectionately noted, this is "one of my favorites in the city!".
A photo of House of Prime Rib restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(15274)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
Booked 206 times today
The House of Prime Rib, located in San Francisco, is often raved about for its quality steak and the overall dining experience. Numerous reviews note that it consistently offers "fantastic," "excellent," and "amazing" service. As clearly indicated in its name, House of Prime Rib is reputed to provide the "best Prime Rib," with some explicitly claiming that they have the "best steak dinner ever." This restaurant seems to have an outstanding reputation not only for its meat but its whole menu, including the side dishes, wine selection, and ambiance that is described as "steak house superb." It is also highly recommended by locals and tourists alike, with one saying they would "definitely return next time" they visit San Francisco. It's indeed a favorite spot in the city for steak lovers.
A photo of Original Joe's - San Francisco restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3988)
Price: Moderate
• American • North Beach
Booked 97 times today
Original Joe's in San Francisco is an institution in the realm of Italian cuisine. The restaurant is in the heart of the city, offering a unique blend of old-school Italian American ambiance, first-class service, and outstanding food. The reviews are a testament to its reputation, with customers consistently praising the fantastic Italian food, excellent quality, and generous portions. Highlights include the prime rib, chicken parmigiana, and the restaurant's house specialty lasagna. The remarkable service from staff like Guillermo and Martin further elevate the dining experience. As one customer says, "This did not disappoint - absolutely everything, from the antipasti to the desserts (and we ordered 3!) were fantastic and delicious."
A photo of The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus - San Francisco restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5828)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown / Union Square
Booked 65 times today
The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus in San Francisco is a celebrated restaurant known for its excellent Contemporary American cuisine. Patrons highly commend the quality of the food, with the delicious lobster bisque and sandwich being particular favorites. Guests also rave about the restaurant's setting, highlighting its beautiful dining room and commanding view of Union Square. The Rotunda's service consistently receives high praise, often described as "impeccable" and "attentive". This, along with the contemporary twist on familiar favorites, encapsulates the essence of the American dining experience. Furthermore, it is a restaurant of significance. Not only does it offer culinary delights, but it also serves as a symbol of community connection and inspiration, particularly for immigrant families exploring American history and culture.
A photo of The Progress restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(2305)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Western Addition
Booked 53 times today
Located in the vibrant city of San Francisco, The Progress is a standout establishment for Contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant receives high praise from customers who highlight the exceptional quality and uniqueness of their dishes, particularly the deliciously tender duck and the caviar cloud. Not only does The Progress exhibit skillful cooking techniques, but it also offers an impressive selection of drinks and cocktails to complement any meal. The overall dining experience is often described as memorable, remarkable, and outstanding. Reviews attest that The Progress consistently offers great value, unparalleled creativity, and excellent service, earning it the reputation as one of the finest places to dine in the city.
A photo of State Bird Provisions restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3010)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Western Addition
Booked 87 times today
State Bird Provisions has been hailed by food critics as a cornerstone of Californian cuisine, offering a unique fusion of dim sum style service with a modern, Californian twist. A recurrent theme in the reviews is the innovative and highly creative culinary approach, visibly enjoyed by its clientele, who find the gastronomic surprises delightful and thoroughly engaging. The reviewers particularly highlight the energetic and vibrant atmosphere, the exceptional service and the adventurous menu, with special mentions given to various dishes from oysters, quail dumplings, trout fish sticks, and fried pork belly, among others. The restaurant is lauded for its superb and distinctive flair in reintroducing the dim sum culture to Californian cooking. It’s no surprise that patrons find the dining experience at State Bird Provisions to be unforgettable.
A photo of BIX restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4817)
Price: Expensive
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 30 times today
BIX, described as one of the "magical places in San Francisco," is renowned for its exceptional American cuisine. Visitors often find themselves stepping back in time when dining in this restaurant, with the ambiance set by live jazz music enhancing the entire experience. Not only is BIX highly commended for its inviting atmosphere, but the "delicious food" – from devil eggs to fried chicken, crab rolls, and American Wagyu – has earned it rave reviews. The service has also been consistently praised, with staff members like Jorge gaining special mention for their professionalism and charm. As one reviewer even mentioned, "Bix always delivers. It's classic, high-end American fare in a beautiful space, with wonderful and prompt service." With such glowing reviews, BIX is clearly a leading name in American cuisine.
A photo of Boulevard restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(8879)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 36 times today
Boulevard is a celebrated restaurant located in San Francisco, known for its exquisite Californian cuisine. It stands out for its exceptional service and beautifully served selections of food and wine. As various reviews note, Boulevard surprises customers with its "phenomenal food" and "creative experience from the chef". The food combines an "interesting", "beautifully served" selection of local Californian ingredients, with dishes like pork chops and heirloom tomato salad hailed as "incredible". Many reviews highlight the "gorgeously intimate decor", the view of the illuminated Bay Bridge, and the welcoming ambience. The restaurant also boasts an "interesting" wine list with excellent Californian wines. Recognized for maintaining "impeccably high standards", Boulevard has earned a reputation not only amongst locals but has also become a favourite spot for out-of-town guests.
A photo of Wayfare Tavern restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(7644)
Price: Moderate
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 67 times today
Located in San Francisco, Wayfare Tavern offers an upscale dining experience centered around classic American fare. Garnering widespread commendation, their menu provides a gratifying balance of traditional American meals with a high-end touch. Their famous nationwide Fried Chicken and delectable house-made doughnuts have won numerous hearts, as indicated by their rave reviews. The restaurant's ambience, reminiscent of the 1920s, together with the exceptional service, further enhance the dining experience. Patrons never miss to praise the excellent service and warm welcome extended, unveiling a perfect blend of refined and classic tradition. While their menu leans towards the pricier side, their scrumptious food, comfortable setting and distinguished service make every dining occasion worth it.
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