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About Hyde Street Seafood House & Raw Bar

The Hyde Street Seafood House specializes in 'En Papillote' cooking, a traditional French technique of baking in parchment paper. Julienned vegetables, fresh herbs, white wine, and a selection of fresh seafood are wrapped in parchment paper and baked to perfection, sealing in the food's natural flavors and juices.

1509 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, French, American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: 7 days a week: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Jackson

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 931-3474

Website:
http://www.hydestseafoodhouse.com/

Public Transit:
On the Cable Car line, Hyde & Powell

Executive Chef:
Peter Hoang

Private Party Facilities:
The restaurant accepts large parties. Parties of 15 or more are secured with a credit card; $10 per person is charged for a no-show.

Private Party Contact:
Reservationist: (415) 931-3474

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Takeout, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Hyde Street Seafood House is offering a special Valentine's day Prix-Fixe Menu which can be viewed at http://www.hydestseafoodhouse.com/HolidayMenus.html.

Hyde Street Seafood House & Raw Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

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4.3

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4.1

value

4.2

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Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Anniversaries (3)
Happy Hour (3)
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Quiet Conversation (3)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Business Meals (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Romantic (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Authentic (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Fun (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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vip
 (New Mexico)·Dined 2 days ago

The service is excellent. The appitizers and salad were great. The lobster and crab were a bit over done.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Relatively simple fare. Good fresh ingredients especially seafood.

Tags: Healthy, Comfort Food
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Warm greeting and nice server, great oyster happy hour, both the halibut and ahi specials were super delicious. My regret, how have I lived in the neighborhood next door all these years & never been here before! I'll be back and bring others.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Friendly wonderful place with an amazing fresh fish menu. The lobster bisque is outstanding. Ambiance is warm and cozy.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2018

A quiet friendly neighborhood restaurant with excellent menu choices.

Tags: Cozy, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

With reservations through open table we were immediately seated. I had the Chopino it was to die for. My guest had the seafood baked in parchment. Divine 5 star

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We had our Christmas dinner at Hyde Street Seafood and Bar. The main dining area was cozy and full of character. All three of us enjoyed our meals. The service was a bit slow, but we were in no hurry, so it just fine. I would go back again next time we visit San Francisco.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 22, 2017

We hadn't been to the Hyde St Seafood House & Raw Bar in several years, so thought it was time for visit. I was pleased to see that it had held up so well. It definitely fits the neighborhood gem category. The service is inviting and friendly, the cliental mostly locals, the wine by the glass pours are generous, and the food is comforting if not overly exciting - basics executed well. For an appetizer we had oysters - they brought a variety, and they were excellent; as good as I've had anywhere locally. This was especially notable on a relatively slow Thursday night. The Cioppino that I ordered was packed with fish and shell fish in a tangy tomato broth - well done.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Very nice waitstaff. Not very many people there. Calamari was too notch

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food and portions are always good and fresh. Service is good, friendly. I would recommend it to my friends.

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Delicious seafood in an old-style neighbourhood restaurant, loved it, would happily go back and eat there again

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Excellent happy hour Food is well prepared and quite reasonably priced

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Food was excellent. Service was a little slow, not bad just slow

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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Rather disappointing. Looked cute from a passing cable car but in reality did not live up to expectations. Okay in the context of a neighborhood restaurant but would not recommend.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 12, 2017

So happy I booked this spot! Traveling alone for business and wanted a nice seafood place. Loved the halibut in parchment paper with julienne veggies. Service was excellent and really enjoyed speaking with my waitress. Will recommend and hope to come back!!

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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on September 4, 2017

The Fawlty Towers of San Francisco! Literally the worst service I've ever had! Awful wine list! Saved by the best lobster ravioli I've had in ages!!

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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined on August 27, 2017

The waitress had a put upon attitude. The restaurant was 80 percent empty in a Saturday night. This place is not doing well. I think it was the waitresses fault that I won't be going back because the food was clean fresh and simply prepared.

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

Delicious sea food, great service, nice ambiance.
Second time there and will go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Always delightful. Highly recommend the house special fish in parchment paper!

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

Don't believe this is a 4 star restaurant. The food was TERRIBLE! The clam chowder was from a can with no flavor. I had to put a ton of salt in it to be able to taste it. The scallops weren't cooked well and in some weird cream sauce.

There were only two servers for the entire restaurant.

My family and I couldn't wait to get out of there.

We went somewhere else to get dessert to get the taste of the meal out of our mouths.

Avoid at all costs.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Great spot!!! Quality food and service!!!

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

We loved the food, fresh seafood and creative cooking.
Only thing against it: too much work for 2 servers, although they did their best, there was some wait.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Great overall. Thanks!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 19, 2017

I have been there a number of times, and this time it was awful. The service was slow, the food was cold, over/under cooked, and didn't taste right. I'm not sure if they changed chefs but I will not go back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 7, 2017

The happy hour at this restaurant was amazing. The oysters were great and you had a selection of a number of oysters rather than the chef choosing one time. You have to go there.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on June 30, 2017

The Food was Excellent, very well prepared, and service was just as Good..Highly recommended. .

Tags: Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Owner is lovely. Food was fresh and good. Highly recommend for a reasonable, quality restaurant

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Nice, quiet place. Food was good. My biggest disappointment was that the portion size for our orders weren't that big. I'm a big eater so I like my food! Also, on my wife's order, it called for tomatoes in the sauce with fish but they forgot to add the tomatoes. They ended up bringing out just a raw cut up tomato, a little hard and unripened, to compensate. Nice gesture, but not quite the same!

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 20, 2017

I chose this restaurant because it was the only one available to accommodate my large part (5) at the last minute. In dining here, I understand why they have open availability...

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on June 17, 2017

The food was great. We enjoyed the ambiance.

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 (Denver)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Oysters were really good. Waitress was not very attentive and seemed pushy due to the later reservation.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 7, 2017

Wonderful seafood dinner, enjoyed by our party of five!

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 1, 2017

This was a rather flavorless dinner. We ordered Caesar salad for two which lacked any hint of garlic, oil, or the as claimed blended anchovies. My wife ordered King Salmon and I the local fish both prepared in parchment paper. We each tasted both dishes which included potato and julienned vegetables in the parchment pouch. The method is not unfamiliar to us but the result in this case was bland. No wonder this restaurant was nearly empty at dinner time.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 30, 2017

I liked this place and it had good food. I would call it a neighborhood gem, that in mind it could use an update. Seemed a little dingy but maybe that is what people like about it. Food was nice and price was reasonable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Seafood is always fresh. Family run. People friendly.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Authentic, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on February 23, 2017

We had a wonderful meal here!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 14, 2017

This might be the longest two-person dinner I've ever had. Because it was Valentine's Day, they were pretty busy and it took at least 20 minutes between each service (order, bread, food, dessert). They didn't lack seating and we were seated (with a reservation) right away, but seemed incredibly short-staffed on the floor and in the kitchen.

In terms of the food, the raw oysters were SUPER BOMB. One of the freshest I've ever had. The meal was pretty good, but not $28-worth good. The stuffed shrimp was a little too buttered-up for my taste. I've gotten better seafood at touristy Fisherman's Wharf for less.

The ambiance was excellent. Dim lighting, nautical decor, tucked away in a cute neighborhood. Probably would have been a better experience on a less impacted night, though it provided plenty of time to connect in a romantic setting.

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, People Watching, Romantic
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on February 4, 2017

This place was amazing, if I could give a 10 star rating I would! We ordered & shared a variety of foods, each one was beautiful & uniquely delicious. The staff were all very friendly & helpful & everything was clean & decorated nicely. We will def be coming here again.

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

Great place!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 5, 2017

Picked this review based on the menu that was available on line. Was disappointed with the interior -- it was cold and a bit dated. Ordered oysters on the half shell ($15 for a dozen) and enjoyed them; lobster bisque -- also enjoyed that; and mussels which had an off taste flavor. Service was rapid, responsive and friendly. With all the choices in San Fran don't think that I'll be returning. Total bill came to $49.40 which was a bit steep considering I drank water.

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