Subtle and delectable tastes; elegantly presented. Perfect location before or after symphony, opera or ballet.
A very good choice for a before-performance dinner. The prix-fixe menu available at that time is a good deal for this class of restaurant.
I enjoyed my meal and the experience, however my dinner guest was greatly disappointed by his food and was repeatedly disturbed by staff commotion in the restaurant. (I was fortunately facing the wall so I missed most of it.) *** Keep your receipt handy after dining here and check your Opentable points. I have had to prove that I honored my reservation more than once. Oddly, it never showed up as a 'no show' the reservation just disappeared until I submitted a receipt.
Very nice spot for pre-symphony dinner. The prix-fixe is a good deal.
I have eaten at Indigo several times and I think it is consistently good food and good service and a fun lively atmosphere. A great place for before a performance in the area.
Consistently good food & service.
This restaurant is a real gem. A nice menu and NO CORKAGE FEE, EVER! Very good service and good for before symphony/opera/ballet performance.
Amiable, gracious service. Quiet enough to talk. Extremely good food.
It was great, as always. I always like the salads and pasta dishes. The waiters help you find the wine you will enjoy.
This is our favorite pre-performance venue in the neighborhood. They understand that most of their diners have something going at Davies, the Ballet, Opera or Herbst and staff accordingly. Not going to a performance, a reservation at 8 will provide a quiet place with a staff ready to please.
Pleasant atmosphere, very good service. Food was mixed. Pasta was tastey but lamb was overcooked. Would have appreciated more wine selections at lower prices. Thought the total tab was high for the overall experience.
I have brought friends here several times, and have never been disappointed. This visit we were late, had symphony tickets. Service was great, and we had a delicious and leisurely dinner inspite of being late. One of my favorite restaurants in the area.
All of our meals were excellent. We especially liked the fact that there is no corkage fee for wine.
We were delighted to find Indio. We do not live in San Francisco, but had tickets to an event at the War Memorial Theater on a Sunday evening. We heard about Indio and thought we would give it a try. We were very pleased with it. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. We enjoyed leisurely meal and got to the show relaxed and satisfied. We will certainly come again.
I was really looking forward to my meal at Indigo. It was highly reviewed on other sites and the menu looked promising; however, the restaurant fell short of all expectation. The service was terrible. Our waitress was rude, inattentive, obtrusive, and unenthusiastic about her position. The tuna tar tar was decent (although, that is difficult to screw up), and the shrimp appetizer was fantastic aside from the dry white bean paste used as the base. I had the salmon with green tea noodles and soy beurre blanc and it was nearly inedible it was so salty. The desserts were awful. The apple cranberry crisp was the only redeeming dessert but even that was overly sweet and had more crisp than fruit. I will never go back.
Great Spot away form the touristy crowd. A real neighborhood gem with a fabulous wine list. Even though there is no corkage fee the low mark-up on the fabulous selections makes it a better deal to try out one of their rare and great treats. The food choices are limited but all great. Service was outstanding and a post dinner trip to the wine cellar was extra nice.
Would go back again and recommend to anyone that really appreciates great wine and food.
Near home, good rich food, good wait staff.
My wife and I stopped by on our way to a show one evening. Very good food! We came early and beat the crowds. The waiter we had was very helpful in helping with picking out some good food and ensured that we got out of there well before our show.
Due to the price, I would come back again for a special treat near home and in the mood for their food.
It was surprisngly good! I loved the chicken with polenta!! I tried a few other things from my friends' plates and they were good as well. I never really heard much about this place so it was an even better surprise. The were pretty busy and understaffed so I felt sorry for them if anything. The best part thought I must admit is the no bottle fee! That was awesome!!!
The food was pretty good at this restaurant however there were some problems:
(1) the wine list was EXTREMELY limited - the only white wines sold were from California, so if you don't like California white wines (which i don't) you were out of luck!
(2) our salads came before the waitress came back with our wine.
(3) the entrees were served cold - my companions pasta was so cold she had to send it back. My sea bass was piping hot on a bed of ice cold israeli cous cous. Bah!
When i go to a restaurant that is not cheap, i expect everything to be perfect - especially the food - which it wasn't.
My sea bass was wonderful, but our table was not. This is one of the better restaurants in the area, but ask for a seat in the back, not in the doorway. Also, the entire restaurant empties out around 7:45 for the theater and it's hard getting your waiter's attention when that happens - it feels like the place is closing and everyone's too busy cleaning up. I'd definitely recommend it for pre-show dining if you do that a lot, but if this is a special occasion, try something in Hayes Valley like Citizen Cake, Absinthe, Paul K or Sauce. One fantastic thing is THERE IS NO CORKAGE FEE! I bet this place would be a blast if you showed up after 8, had the whole place to yourself and brought your own wine.
Another San Francisco restaurant with no corkage fee, great food, and wonderfully close to the culture of the area. We'll go back.
Convenient for before-the-SFBallet/Opera/Symphony, and much better, if a bit pricier, than the mostly lousy options on Van Ness. Nice and helpful staff, cute but rather dark interior, but no view other than low-income projects (hence be careful where you park after dark) and of 60s/70s ugly bldgs. Would I go back? Yes, if I won the lotto, as it's a bit expensive for what you get and for those of us who make less than $100,000 per year.
I was the only person in the restaurant.
Nice place to go before ballet/symphony/etc. Enjoy the comments on the wine list about their exclusively American wines. Fun.
Consistently good. Very good service.
7 people in the group after a trip to Wicked. Only one entree didn't hit the mark (2 people order it...pork tenderloin over done). Wine list is wonderful and prices in some cases are BELOW retail. Everyone would go back.
The advantage of this restaurant is that they don't have corkage fee. The disadvantage is that their pork loin was overcooked.
The food was scrumptious....especially the salmon. The noise was NOT energetic; rather it was deafening.
Food was a bit lackluster on this visit, but the wait staff was super nice and willing to accommodate the picky eater in our group. It's a nice choice before the Ballet and symphony.
Great choice before any opera, symphony, or herbst Theater performance.
I've been to Indigo several times and have enjoyed it each time. We usually opt for the dinner with wine parings and the wine choices were great too.
I had a great time; I would definately go back again.
As always our meal and desert was very good. The 3 people at our table each ordered something and sampled from the other plates. We like the fact that the menu changes frequently.
Indigo is an excellent place to dine before the symphony or opera. The service is prompt and professional and the food is satisfying without being heavy. The menu is varied and interesting -- though it is not particularly cutting edge; on occassion execution falters, but generally dishes are well prepared.
We were late for our reservation . Waiter made 110% effort to make us comfortable , expedited our food , took care of a problem and got us on our way in good time . Fish main course was excellent . Great for theater goers on a schedule and still seeking a good dining experience.
We both had a vegetarian penne that was heavenly and I had a salad of baby greens and bleu cheese that was particularly tasty. The wines (I prefer reds) are very nice and affordable and the cocktails are always perfect (martinis and manhattans) and are served so nicely in individual shakers. The service is very good and accommodating without hovering, making sure that you are able to drink, eat, pay the bill and leave in time to make the curtain.
Food really disappointed this time. The vegetables (even a potato) were undercooked. The chicken was overcooked. The lettuce in the salad was limp.
We usually love the food there. What happened?
Just right for before the ballet or symphony. Excellent service!
We had a wonderful dinner and thought the prix fixe menu was a great value with good choices. We will definitely return.
We had a fantastic experience. The food and service were wonderful, and the prices were reasonable.