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Best Seafood Restaurants in Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness

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A photo of Hayes Street Grill restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4156)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
Booked 15 times today
Hayes Street Grill is a renowned seafood restaurant celebrated for their top-quality, sustainable selections. Highly appreciated by diners, their seafood menu comes highly recommended with dishes such as the grilled opah and the sea bass receiving high marks for being "perfectly cooked," "juicy," and "tender." According to review excerpts, the restaurant is also known for its impeccable service, comfortable ambiance, and excellent location near the San Francisco Civic Center. The enduring popularity of Hayes Street Grill, a favorite since 1979, is a testament to its consistently high-quality seafood, professional service, and adherence to sustainable practices like supporting the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch guidelines.
A photo of Alamo Square Seafood Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1616)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
Booked 1 time today
Alamo Square Seafood Grill is celebrated for its sumptuous seafood, described by many as a delightful French bistro rather than a regular seafood restaurant. The reviews commend the exquisite seafood options such as crab cakes, salmon capriccio, and seafood pasta. Notably, the seafood soup is depicted as rich and teeming with quality fish. Reviewers also praised their 'fish of the day' feature, allowing customers to choose their fish, cooking method, and sauce, often resulting in perfectly cooked fish in delicious sauces. The ambiance is consistently revered as delightful and relaxing, making it a favorite among regulars and locals. Hub of a vibrant neighborhood, the Alamo Square Seafood Grill is a gem worth revisiting.
A photo of Waterbar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(10644)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 101 times today
Waterbar, situated on the Embarcadero near the Bay Bridge, is a notable destination for seafood cuisine. The restaurant boasts a postcard-like setting with indoor and outdoor dining, offering excellent views of the bay. It consistently receives high commendations for its menu featuring choices like the Mixed Seafood Agua Chile, fresh seafood platters, and various shellfish. Their fresh oysters are particularly popular among patrons. Alongside the quality food, the high level of service has been acknowledged as attentive, friendly, and professional. Regardless of the occasion, many customers highly recommend Waterbar for its ambiance and exceptional seafood dishes.
A photo of The Anchovy Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(799)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Western Addition
Booked 17 times today
The Anchovy Bar, praised by many for its outstanding seafood cuisine, never fails to impress patrons with its incredible food. Highly recommended dishes include the anchovy toast, seafood stew, and the Meyer Lemon miso clams. The freshness of the seafood and unique flavor combinations have been highlighted by numerous reviews, with one patron noting it "feels like you're having a treat with Poseidon." Visitors also commend the restaurant for the knowledge and speed of the servers, its comfortable outdoor seating with heaters, and the option to have half-portions for solo travelers. The Anchovy Bar is commended for offering an elevated and creative seafood experience, standing out as a favorite restaurant among many in the city.
A photo of McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant restaurant
4.5
Awesome(5452)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Fisherman's Wharf
Booked 35 times today
McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant has proven itself as a top-tier seafood dining destination due to the continuously positive customer feedback. Diners praise everything from the delicious and perfectly cooked dishes such as the Dungeness crab, calamari, scallops, and the special salmon stuffed with shrimp and crab, to the efficient and caring service. The restaurant also offers phenomenal views, complementing the high-quality cuisine with breath-taking vistas of the ocean. This place is not only recognised for its fresh seafood but also for contributing to the community, by providing meals to veterans. McCormick & Kuleto's has fostered a well-rounded dining experience that makes special occasions memorable and leaves customers eager to return.
A photo of Scoma's Fisherman's Wharf restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5279)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • North Beach
Booked 117 times today
Scoma's Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco is a highly praised culinary landmark. The restaurant offers an unmatched seafood experience, as personally testified by countless native San Franciscans and tourists alike. Commenting on the freshness of its seafood, a reviewer claimed, "The food was very good! I had the Seafood Pasta Puttanesca and it was fantastic... included salmon, prawns, clams, and mussels and all extremely fresh." Another patron endorsed, "Scoma's is a must-visit at the Wharf. The seafood is always cooked to perfection." For those who cherish memorable dining experiences, the exceptional service, casual and charming atmosphere, and seafood dishes cooked to perfection make Scoma's Fisherman's Wharf a can't miss dining destination.
A photo of Hyde Street Seafood House & Raw Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(759)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Russian Hill
Booked 2 times 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 Angler San Francisco restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(131)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 14 times today
Angler San Francisco has made a name for itself in the American cuisine scene, offering a unique and lavish menu that left customers satisfied. Overlooking the beautiful Bay Bridge, the scenic ambiance adds a touch of elegance to the overall dining experience. As expressed in the reviews, the quality of service, thoughtful cuisine, and the exquisite interior design stood out to many. The radicchio salad and the house-made butter have especially been praised. Despite being on the pricier side, customers found the experience to be worth every penny. Above all, the restaurant's sensitivity to customers' needs and dietary restrictions is unmatched. As one reviewer puts it, "The best restaurant in America, so good that I made another booking whilst I was eating there for the first time."
A photo of La Mar Cocina Peruana restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(8213)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 107 times today
Located in the picturesque city of San Francisco, La Mar Cocina Peruana showcases the richness of Peruvian cuisine in a stunning setting, earning rave reviews from its patrons. With a menu that encourages sharing and the exploration of new flavors, it succeeds in introducing many to the delights of Peruvian food. Customers praise the "consistently excellent dishes and drinks", the "fantastic" meals and evenings, and the "amazing food and service". Patrons admire La Mar Cocina Peruana for its "magnificent menu", "great experience", and "stunning location". The restaurant's flavors are said to be "spot on", its service "outstanding", and its atmosphere "amazing".
A photo of Mastro's Steakhouse - San Francisco restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1688)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown / Union Square
Booked 32 times today
Located in the heart of San Francisco, Mastro's Steakhouse is a superb destination for steak cuisine lovers. The restaurant receives rave reviews for its excellent food and service, with many emphasizing its "amazing" Tomahawk Wagyu Steak and A5 Wagyu, both described as "absolutely delicious" and cooked to perfection. The seafood appetizers such as oysters, crab cakes, and crab cocktails also receive high praise. The friendly, accommodating staff deliver an unforgettable dining experience, often cited as "incredible" and "worth every penny". Unique features like live music, generous portions, and classic presentation further enhance the experience. Despite the absence of baked potatoes, Mastro's Steakhouse consistently impresses with its culinary prowess and outstanding service.
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