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About Greens Restaurant
While enjoying one of San Francisco's most dramatic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands, diners savor Chef Annie Somerville’s imaginative vegetarian cuisine that features local seasonal organic produce and the finest ingredients. Greens emphasizes wonderful dishes created with a balance of colors, flavor and a contrast of textures inspired by the cuisines of the Mediterranean, Asia, Mexico and the American Southwest.
San Francisco, CA 94123
Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:45pm - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Thursday - Saturday 5:30pm - 9:30pm;
Brunch: Saturday 11:00am - 2:30pm, Sunday: 10:30am - 2:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Paid parking available in Fort Mason. Entry at Laguna and Marina Blvd.
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
The entire restaurant may be reserved for a special event with a sit down capacity of 125 people or a standing reception for up to 200 people. Please contact Laura@greensrestaurant.com
Greens Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
We often target this restaurant whenever we're in town for a visit and never disappointed with their high end vegetarian fare. We went there for Sunday brunch, and loved the Green Hash with poached eggs, scramble with pumpkin seeds and black beans and feta cheese spinach omelette. We also began with a buttermilk biscuit with peach preservers that was tasty with the awesome coffee. The view of the marina in Fort Mason with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background certainly doesn't hurt o have for ambience. For a healthy meal, I'd highly recommend!
Our visit was our first and for a very special occasion - 50th anniversary. Had known Greens by reputation and it did not disappoint in any way. Wife ordered the green curry dish on the night's menu - and was the better dish ordered. Excellent and caring service. Prices well in-line with the excellence of the food and preparation.
Our reservations were for noon and when we arrived, we were graciously given a lovely table in the alcove with a wonderful view. The wait staff was attentive and knowledgeable. The five of us shared two appetizers. The grilled polenta was excellent Four of us decided to have the papparedelle which we all enjoyed. On our next visit, this is a must have as it was unbelievably delicate and rich in flavor. Our vegan friend had the Fall Sampler which she enjoyed. We ended our meal with their desserts. Having great wine, wonderful conversation and excellent food at Greens was a lovely way to celebrate a winter day in San Francisco with dear friends.
I remember Greens in the 80’s. Back then it was ahead of its time. A truly unique dining experience. Although they serve healthy dishes, I was a bit disappointed in their minimal portions. It was a pricey experience for a view of the GG Bridge. I guess there are experiences that are best left in the past.
While the vegetarian dishes were quite tasty, I will say that Greens has become way too overpriced. The service was incredibly slow which was disappointing and it was a Sunday night when it wasn't too busy. I'm sorry to see this change as I've gone to Greens many times before. They definitely need to make it more affordable.
We were half hour early for our reservation and were seated fairly quickly. No more window tables available, but we were seated close to a window still with a nice view of the water and harbor. Excellent service, especially because we had some dietary restrictions, the waiter was very patient and helpful. Food was delicious, we had the green curry and mesquite grilled brochettes (tofu and vegetables) for main dishes. The brochettes came with a beautiful brown rice pilaf and a cabbage salad, but very good; the serving, with 2 skewers was quite big. We also had the spring rolls, which were also very good as an appetizer and a the butter lettuce with fruit and blue cheese- a nice balance. As vegetarians and healthy eaters, it was wonderful to be in a nice restaurant with lots of choices that we could eat.
Excellent service. They were very accommodating to my special dietary needs which is very complex and can be challenging. Our wait person was terrific. Beautiful view and good food. Only slight thing I would change is we were there on Sunday for lunch and it was brunch with mostly egg dishes, Could be a little more varied
My daughter goes to college in San Francisco and I flew in for her 19th birthday. She is vegan and I was hoping to find a delicious vegan restaurant to celebrate her special day, and I certainly hit the spot. Greens restaurant has created an environment that is comfortable casual and the food is amazing. We asked for the waiters suggestion and he did not disappoint. What a wonderful evening!
This was our first time there in years. We probably won't go back too soon, though. We ordered the artisan cheese plate, which was uninspiring, and lacked accompaniment (it was mostly just cheese). They didn't bring a bread basket to the table, either, although other diners received some. My water glass sat empty too. I ordered the wild mushroom and spinach filo, which was bland and tough rather than crisp, although the chickpea tagine accompanying it was excellent. My husband's dish, the sweet potato and butternut squash gratin, was truly excellent. Considering the prices, the service and all of the food should be outstanding. Since there was a fair amount of mediocrity, we won't return.
I was treating my friend B- to a birthday lunch before seeing Opera Parallel's production of The Little Prince at the Cowell theatre (most excellent!). We agree that Green's is a restaurant we enjoy for the food and the view of the SF Bay, which we had from our window table. Both of our meals were delicious, however, B-'s had a few glitches. She didn't care for her Bloody Mary (I didn't like mine either), but most of all, she didn't like the dirt that was in the crease of the celery in the drink. The waitress was suitably appalled, and replaced that drink with another which was no better than the first and B- didn't drink. Then, when B- was eating the quinoa salad on the sampler plate she'd ordered, she held up a bite that had a six-inch hair hanging down from it. Again, the waitress was most apologetic and said she'd take care of it. What that meant is that our two lunches were taken off the bill, so we paid only for the drinks. To thank the waitress for her solicitous responses, we left an extra large tip. Both of us will eat at Green's again.
Greens remains my favorite restaurant. The menu always has many choices that I want to select . No matter what I choose, it's always great. Although Greens is a vegetarian restaurant, it first was recommended to me many years ago by someone who eats meat. I have brought many non-vegetarians here, and all of them have been delighted.
How is it possible to come up with yet another superlative for Greens? It is everything good that it always has been-the view, the service, the food. My friend and I had early theater tickets -(Opera Parallel-equally wonderful). Not only did everything move smoothly and gracefully but we had time for the best dessert ever. What a lovely time!
Greens Restaurant for our friends local to the Bay area reunion with one visiting North Carolinian. The commute to the restaurant was about 45 min. for each of us from Marin County, Oakland and Menlo-Park. No worries about parking upon arrival. Great seat with a view by the window, especially appreciated by our non-local. Four of shared our waiter Max's recommendations of two appetizers, three entrees, one dessert accompanied by a red wine. Fresh spring roll, warm cauliflower salad, green curry, butternut squash caramelized onion pizza, and mesquite grilled brochettes were followed by a flourless chocolate torte. We enjoyed every morsel, sip, service and view during this dining experience!
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