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Mission Rock Resort

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418 reviews
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$50 and over
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Seafood
Perfect For:
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Groups

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About

Mission Rock Resort restaurant is a dining establishment right on the shores of Mission Bay. Patrons can choose to be seated inside or on the shoreline. Mission Rock Resort serves freshly caught seafood from served in a variety of styles. The Oyster Happy Hour which is from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. sees some of the best drinks served in town starting. The ambience of Mission Rock Resort is relaxed and laid-back. The specials include dishes from Mission Rock's Raw Bar, the grand shellfish platter and the Nasketucket. Other crowd-pleasers include the Dungeness Crab Roll. Mission Rock Resort has space for two private parties at a time. The Crane Cove accommodates 60 people while the Fireside Lounge accommodates 125 people.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Californian, American
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Hours of operation


Lunch: Monday - Friday -11:00am-4:00pm

Dinner: Monday - Saturday - 4:00pm-9:00pm

Brunch: Saturday - 10:00am-3:00pm

Sunday - 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Phone number
(415) 701-7625
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sam Ehrlich
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Cross street
Mariposa
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Parking details
Plenty of street parking and public lot directly across adjacent to the building.
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Public transit
Muni – T line, 22 and 48 Bus
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Special events & promotions
Please visit our website to learn details about private events at Mission Rock Resort.
http://missionrockresort.com/private-events/
We look forward to seeing you.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0based on all time ratings
3.9
food
3.9
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
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Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on September 2, 2015

Took a group of 8 for business and it was great. Not too loud that you couldn't hear each other. A beautiful view of the water. Recommended.

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4.0Dined on August 26, 2015

We have found Mission Rock to be the ideal place to meet our SF friends (we are on the Peninsula). Convenience aside, it enjoys a killer setting and you get your water fix here, with interesting harbor and shipyard views. They have a high quality menu, bar, and selection, and the servers are top notch. We always enjoy our visits, and return frequently.

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3.0Dined on August 26, 2015

I have been here twice--once for lunch and once for dinner. Here's what I like:

1. The views are nice if you can sit outside on a nice day. The dry dock does get in the way a bit but given the right table, the views of Oakland, Mt Diablo, the Bay, etc.. far out shadow the ugly dry-dock.

2. They have a great oyster selection. I like to order those from the West Coast and/or local No Cal. Why buy oysters that needed a long plane ride to get here when there are so many local choices.

3. The portions for the apps are generous. The bruschetta and manila clam apps for example could be small meals in themselves.

4. You got to try the bread pudding. Yum!

Here's what has been a little hit or miss:

1. They seem understaffed given the long wait times to order and get served. I must say that my server on the last go round acknowledged this and made it right. But it has been slow both times...

2. Parking can be a bit of a hassle and the area is a bit sketchy at night.

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4.0Dined on August 25, 2015

Come here for the view on the upstairs outside patio. The food is fish and chips style fare... Nothing awesome or revolutionary, but nothing beats a glass of white wine over looking the bay on a hot day. Pretty empty during the week but gets busy on the weekend.

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5.0Dined on August 23, 2015

We had the best bloody marys ! It packed a punch. Next time i'll have to try the bacon bloody mary. Stuffed french toast with a side of applewood bacon- Yumo! All the wait staff were professional and friendly. Fantastic view!

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4.0Dined on August 22, 2015

I was so excited to find this place because it's puppy friendly! We went to celebrate 3 family birthdays. The food was good. But our waitress was a pill. Speaking as a past server myself I expect to get the service I would give. Not only was she unfriendly her face showed her complete displeasure with waiting on us. She tacked on an 18% gratuity to our party of 6, which she didn't deserve! Kinda ruined what could've been a great bday brunch. I won't be back. :(

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5.0Dined on August 18, 2015

Awesome spot that I frequent with friends and biz associates . Love the staff and the food is always great.

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4.0Dined on August 18, 2015

The quality and quantity of the portions at lunch are consistently excellent. Seasonal creative dishes are carefully crafted. Good beer selection. Service is friendly but professional. Love the fish and chips, small plates and starters.

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4.0Dined on August 16, 2015

Its really a great place, but prices seemed to have gone up. $24 for 1/2 roasted chicken is a bit steep. It is a fun, nice place.

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5.0Dined on August 7, 2015

Love Mussion Rock ... I was there Friday for lunch and Saturday night for a party! They do it all! Thank you

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3.0Dined on August 4, 2015

Food took 35 minutes from when we ordered it, or 12 minutes after we were first assured it was on its way.
Waitress disappeared ... I had to go look for her to ask for COFFEE

Service is always lackadaisacal.

We go,for the view. Food is ok and overpriced

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5.0Dined on August 2, 2015

Our server was great! We always have a blast here. They don't rush you through brunch (even with bottomless mimosa's) and everything was great! Thank you!

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4.0Dined on July 30, 2015

Our group enjoyed our dining experience in this restaurant. It was so pleasant to eat looking at the fine view from the deck. All enjoyed their choices from the menu and we would definitely dine here again when visiting San Francisco.

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3.0Dined on July 26, 2015

great views. very accomodating for groups and kids. staff is welcoming. food service a bit slow. food is average; which is too bad.

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5.0Dined on July 25, 2015

If I'm going to SF then Mission Rock Resort will be part of the plan. The service was great, attentive without being intrusive. Every dish I've tried there has been great but I especially enjoy the Dungenous Crab Eggs Benedict. My friend tried the Berry compote French Toast and bacon - she couldn't stop saying yummmm!

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5.0Dined on July 20, 2015

I really like to come here. The scenerie is so different cool with the old and rusty shipyards in front of you. Doesn't feel like being in SF, but it is the other face of SF. Food and service are great .It's a one of a kind place to be relaxed and have a good time with your friends.

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4.0Dined on July 18, 2015

I prefer eating lunch there. do not eat fish or dairy. The fish tacos at lunch are excellent, but at night they are albi steered, i.e. mostly raw.

salmon entrée looked beautiful but I did not like the taste of the salmon. It was a bit on the dry side and the topping was too olive-y for me

we had to ask for water several times, and when they finally brought us another carafe it was half-full even though we were a table of four

The view is stupendous and I return for the view

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2015

We are pretty much regulars here now because of the venue, the view, the menu, the food, the service, and last, but not least, because they are also dog friendly.

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4.0Dined on July 12, 2015

I just didn't feel the restaurant as tidy as they could be. Service was good but could have been much better. The deck made the dining experience.

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4.0Dined on July 10, 2015

We loved sitting by the water, looking out to the ship yard and experiencing Happy Hour! Every one was really friendly and let us choose between two tables when we showed up a little early for our reservation. The dollar oysters are AMAZING! We aren't sure if we loved the oysters, drinks and herb fries so much that our actual meals weren't AS exciting, but that could be the oysters talking :) Definitely will be back for hh!

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2015

Food was terrific, outdoor dining on th Bay with heat lamps was really fun, service was warm, friendly and competent. The shipyard views were unique and made the experience really neat.

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4.0Dined on July 2, 2015

great location and views...if it is sunny anywhere it will be sunny here!

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2.0Dined on June 22, 2015

This place used to be Kelly's Mission Rock. Infamously known for their fabulous and over-packed brunch electronic music parties. That is gone now and so is the soul of what was. Revisiting for lunch was nice on the back patio by the bay. The food is OK. I had the Oyster Sliders on what looked (and tasted) like White Castle buns. High class...right? The restaurant was less than 10% full. The boredom on the employees faces not only reflected the lack of business, but also how I felt from dining there.

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2015

A San Fran hidden gem. Don't want everyone to know what a charming spot on the water front this place is. My Pit bull girl gets the 5 star treatment here which means a lot to me .

Great spot for oysters and champagne or oysters and an IPA.

The servers were awesome.

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3.0Dined on June 11, 2015

We really enjoyed sitting on the deck overlooking the bay. Service was good and got us out quickly so we could get to our event. My gin and tonic was weak, but the house wine was fine. The food missed the mark. The perfectly cooked salmon was sandwiched between a baba ghanoush and a salty tapenade and the flavors did not work together. The risotto cake and baby carrots were good. Hubby's fish and chips were a partial disappointment because the batter on the fish was greasy. I'd say go for a glass of wine, the raw bar and the view and skip the meal.

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5.0Dined on June 11, 2015

Great views and ambiance. Always an easy meal.

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2015

Great views, service, and We could actually hear eachother speak! We had a great time, admiring eachothers orders, since everything at the table looked (and was) delicious!! The calamari was fantastic!!

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2015

Everything from the raw bar is delicious, but our favorites are the citrus prawns and crab. From the regular menu we fully enjoyed the herb shoestring fries, brussel sprouts, smoke salted artichoke, and the halibut. They offer inside and outside seating which both offer wonderful views of the Bay. In addition, the service is outstanding; drinks and food were delivered and retrieved quickly. We will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2015

Mission Rock has built a great name for itself, and rightly so - the food is fresh and delicious, the signature cocktails are fun, and their happy hour menu is strong. Book ahead to guarantee seating after 6pm, it's a busy after work hang out spot, especially on Thursdays and game days.

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3.0Dined on May 20, 2015

I have been here a few times and it has become quite pricy for what you get. I found my lunch which was fish tacos to be greasy and not seasoned well. There was to much salt and not enough flavor.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2015

I have been here twice, for Happy Hour with co-workers from UCSF, and have really had a great experience.
The house wines are good and the .99 cent oysters have NEVER disappointed! I also had the clam chowder and it was delicious! It had just the right balance of everything.
I love the outdoor dock but sitting inside on a more chilly evening was as great. Nice atmosphere throughout.

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2015

It was my first time there and i invited my friends from desert there. excellant food and fresh. the service was great and the view was amazing. I will come back. there were 4 of us and this place was recommended by a friend who lived here for 40 years.

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4.0Dined on May 7, 2015

Mission Rock is a solid choice, with a great brunch and happy hour, and wonderful views of the city.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2015

This was my first time to Mission Rock and I can wholeheartedly say I will be back again. Menu covered enough of the standards so as not to disappoint your run-of-the-mill seafood options, while at the same time throwing in some really delicious gems for those more adventurous. We had the trout salad (absolutely recommend) and fish & chips - a little from each end of the spectrum - and enjoyed it all. Outdoor seating on the patio on a beautiful sunny day - this place is hard to beat.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2015

Not much more I can say, it's one of our Sunday Brunch favorites that we go out of our way to experience. Have a great time every time!

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2015

Love Mission Rock. Nice food, great staff and a happy place to hang.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2015

We were a group of five. We were seated immediately in a window seat. It was happy hour for drinks and oysters of which we did partake. Oysters were delicious. Our server was excellent. We were able to get out in time the see the Giants-Dodgers game. Giants won. Yippee!
Overall experience was really wonderful. I recommend Mission Rock Resort.

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4.0Dined on April 20, 2015

It was in the 50s last night but we were quite comfortable outside under the heaters and the food and service were quite good.

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2.0Dined on April 16, 2015

Fish tacos were mediocre. Side salad was good. Two drinks and two orders of fish tacos cost us $72 plus tip. That is ridiculous even tho the view was spectacular. Will not be returning for food.

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2015

Consistentky excellent. I have had many meals at Mission Rock Resort and always enjoyed every bite. After lunching under one of their yellow umbrellas and watching the sun shimmer on the water I feel as if I have been away on a vacation. There is really no more beautiful place than San Francisco and this restaurant epitomizes it.
When friends come from out of town this is the place I take them.

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