Mourad

4.8
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2143 Reviews
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$50 and over
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Californian

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About

This 3.5 San Francisco Chronicle rated and three year running 1 Michelin Starred Restaurant is a follow up to Mourad Lahlou's Michelin starred Aziza. Mourad is a modern interpretation of a cuisine deeply rooted in the past. Our food pays homage to those roots, showcasing the rich and vibrant flavors of Morocco in new ways that harmonize with the fresh, local, artisanal ingredients, and the spirit of innovation of Northern California. Mourad is located in the historic Pacific Bell building in San Francisco’s South of Market and Financial Districts. The contemporary design seamlessly blends the Art Deco building with steel accents for a setting that is both modern and inviting.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Californian, Moroccan, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(415) 660-2500
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Mourad Lahlou
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Private party facilities
Located in the historic Pacific Bell building in San Francisco’s South of Market and Financial Districts. The contemporary design seamlessly blends the Art Deco building with steel accents for a setting that is both modern and inviting.
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Private party contact
Kelly Tilton: (415) 660-2500 ext. 202
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Catering
Please contact our Director of Events at events@mouradsf.com for menu and details.
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Cross street
Mission St.
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Parking details
Jessie Square Garage
223 Stevenson St (at 3rd St)
415.978.9634
SFMOMA GARAGE
147 Minna St (at New Montgomery)
415.348.0971
HEARST PARKING CENTER
45 3rd St (at Jessie St)
415.989.4000
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Public transit
Bart and Muni - Montgomery Station
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Special events & promotions
Please contact our Director of Events at events@mouradsf.com for menu and details.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.7
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CM
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely dinner experience. We chose the tasting menu as it was our first time dinig at Mourad. It was an incredible meal; highlights on the Caviar, the amazing Couscous and the Milk Chocolate dessert. Highly recommended!

BT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful, interesting, diverse, elegant yet relaxed. Dinner plate couscous was outstanding, as was lamb tartare: something for everyone!

OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was excellent and food was amazingggggg!

EV
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Thoughtful, kind and accommodating. Made a special occasion better with some nice personal touches.

FT
San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

Excellent food though definitely skewed toward carnivores. A truly amazing wine list and knowledgeable sommelier to assist in making the best choices!

SM
London
4 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service. Attention to detail was great, prepared personalised menu for my wife's birthday dinner. My favourite San Fran restaurant.

F
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Consistent but this time the brown butter couscous wasn’t very “brown buttery”

OT
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As excellent as advertised! Superb on all counts.

OT
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Post-“Hamilton” date night while the kids are out of town.

d
San Francisco
28 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

My second visit and would definitely go back again. Great choice around corner from MoMA. Limited menu (which is good) and all very interesting. Could easily make a meal out of several appetizers. Everything very well-prepared. Extensive wine list, with many unusual choices, and with several good choices by the glass as well. Sommelier (Tara I think was her name ) was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I am wine knowledgeable and we had very interesting discussions. She even treated me to some tastes of some other wines. Downstairs tables in large open space are good, not too noisy. Upstairs also has some tables and booths, some directly against the window overlooking the small courtyard, but the low ceiling and narrow space made the space very noisy. Not inexpensive but worth it.

L
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful evening overall. Exceptional ambiance, service, food and wine. It's one of my favorite SF restaurants, conversation friendly and the staff is very accommodating. Both my husband and I highly recommend it for all ages (upstairs for children with a sophisticated palate).

M
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Breathtaking experience all the way around! A beautiful, elegant and quiet environment.,great service, and exquisite food, both visually and to the palate! I will be back!

AM
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing!!!!

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OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience

JD
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, and it's a particularly easy place to eat if you are paleo or have gluten or dairy sensitivities. Highly recommend the short rib shared platter.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 5

Food quality was not as good as in the past, overpriced for the level of delivery. Although we received a warm greeting from the hostess, service from our waiter and wine stewart was lackluster.

TN
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

I was disappointed. Much hype, fussy attitude and a nearly empty restaurant.
e.g. could we have that table? irritation. very awkward service.
food sparse and expensive, but very good. kale was inedible. coffee was very old.
too bad, since I was really looking forward to it.
If the restaurant is that empty, maybe you should evaluate and modify?

M
San Francisco
39 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a table for four upstairs and it was delightful. We could hear each other and see the sky and trees outside. The food was delicious. We shared the lamb and enjoyed it and the sides very much. The service was fabulous. We will definitely make this our go to restaurant

C
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a wonderful experience we (4) had a Mourad. I am a celiac and they were so carful about what I ate. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable about all the menu items and his recommendations did not disappoint! Very happy evening. We all said we would be returning soon.

AE
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Definitely. This was our second time dining at Mourad. The service was again excellent. The food was again excellent. Mourad continues to sustain the highest quality from the moment you enter to the moment you leave.

SO
San Francisco
36 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service. All was explained and wonderfully prepared. Spices and flavors are exquisite on the palate.

OT
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazingly good.

J
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Exceptional dinner. We had the shared snapper and 4 other people could have joined us and had plenty. All staff were delightful. And our waiter was very informed and helpful. Special place.

r
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was outstanding- creative, flavorful and very interesting. Service was terrific!

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Everything was amazing! The food was out of this world.

T
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

different but excellent we don't have this kind of restaurant in Omaha

k
Seattle
22 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Amazing. Phenomenal wine, at the recommendation of our waiter. And terrific food to match.

M
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous. Exceeded expectations.

AL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious.... appetizers were some of the best I have ever had. Wine list is a bit overpriced, but good quality (SF rent has to be covered somehow I guess). Food was extraordinary, service, ambience outstanding. would definitely recommend, especially if you love the "Moroccan touch" on CA cuisine.

SS
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Superb food--very fresh with excellent combination of flavors in all courses and nicely presented. Staff was very helpful in timing so we could enjoy a fine meal and be in time for a theater performance we had tickets to.

OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exquisite from the moment we walked in. We were greeted by the hostess, and ushered to a seat at the bar so that they could get our table ready. We enjoyed beautiful cocktails, and our table was ready within 10 minutes. The food was divine. And the service was impeccable. We always stay at the St. Regis when we visit San Francisco, and this was literally 500 feet away from the hotel. This will become a tradition anytime we are in the city.

MH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service; great food; wonderful ambience!

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Overall a wonderful experience. At first, a little daunting for 7 at the large table- but things warmed up.

Staff responded quickly to turn down the music- very loud.

Overall, excellent food!

PA
San Francisco
28 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every detail has received the right attention in this up-scale restaurant. The service was gracious and helpful. The food is innovative and delicious. We sat in the Mezzanine which is quieter, good for groups. Downstairs has more of a buzz. We especially enjoyed the Basteeya, the duck liver pate, the octopus, the Branzino, braised beef and the couscous. On previous visits we have tried the family-style options--delicious, but a lot of food! Next time we'll come hungrier and try the tasting menu.

PC
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic dining experience with delicious food and great ambiance.

FS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and great service. Definitely planning to go back their next time I’m in SF downtown.

OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service were outstanding!

OT
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding meal!

Beautiful restaurant

great service

will come again

FX
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, excellent service - Chris was very friendly and warm with sincere hospitality!

RK
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food there was amazing and unique! I would definitely return again to try more menu options when I'm stopping by San Francisco.

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