Permanently Closed - Mystic Room & Tavern

4.4
711 reviews
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$30 and under
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American

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About

This restaurant is permanently closed. Mystic Room & Tavern, tucked into Mystic Hotel, is heavily influenced by film noir. Backing onto Burritt Alley, where detective Sam Spade's partner Miles Archer was gunned down in 1941 classic hardboiled crime film The Maltese Falcon, the distinctive atmosphere appears in the handcrafted cocktails as well as the tavern’s walled-in and curtained booths that create dark corners for private conversation.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary French / American, Dining Bar
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Hours of operation
OpenTable Reservations are for dining room only.

DINNER:
Mon-Th 5:30pm-10:00pm
Fri-Sa 5:30pm-10:30pm

BAR AND LOUNGE:
Mon-Th 5pm-12am
Fri-Sa 5pm-2am
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Phone number
(415) 400-0561
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Enjoy progressive American cuisine with handcrafted cocktails in Mystic Room & Tavern.
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Private party contact
Michael Cizek: (909) 534-0004
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Catering
Mystic Lounge, Mystic Room + Tavern, and the Mystic's Red Couch are available for Private Events. Contact Michael Cizek @mcizek@mystichotel.com for information and bookings!
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Cross street
Sutter+Stockton
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Parking details
Sutter/Stockton Garage

450 Sutter Garage
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Public transit
MUNI 45, MUNI 30 outside our door.
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Entertainment
Live Jazz and Contemporary Instrumental Monday - Wednesday 6pm - 9pm and Thursday - Saturday 7pm - 10pm.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Went here on a larger group work dinner and had a great time. The drink menu is interesting and expansive, as well as the appetizers and small plates. The dinner menu left something to be desired in terms of choices, but the food was still good.

OT
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

The food was rather bland even though the descriptions were quite nice.

S
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Menu is pretty limited. We each found something we liked, but there’s was only one good choice for each of us. Dining room was nice but extremely casual. Service was good, but a little bit slow.

B
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at the Mystic. Had a drink at the bar, too, good bar staff. We had a very private very comfortable booth which we enjoyed but the highlight of the meal was both the service and the food. Two appetizers beat salad and the brussels sprouts excellent. We each ordered a burger which was probably too much however it did taste great the next day, As well. The The service was also a highlight we had an excellent wait staff in Cody. He was knowledgeable of the food and of the wine. Thoroughly enjoyed our evening at the Mystic. Loved the jazz band.

G
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 4

Mystic room is a great setting. But they had us sit at the bar in spite of our reservation. No waitress to be seen. Food was not very impressive. Worse yet, they now claim that we did not show up for our reservation. Frustrating experience all around.

EF
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is good, music is awesome, and I love their service.

B
San Francisco
42 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

First time, early dinner before theatre, very pleasantly surprised - great food, great service and interesting historic site. Live music on Friday night attracted bar crowd for cocktail hour (jazz). Will keep on short list for Union Square fun places!

KB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We went to celebrate our five year anniversary. All of the staff was attentive, helpful, knowledgeable, and had a really fun attitude. The vibe is laid back, which we like, and the food was delicious. The menu is rather small but I prefer less of a selection because its tough to make a decision when everything looks good! The live music was really nice and didn't overpower the ambiance of the restaurant.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent. Drinks were awesome. Menu is in flux with recent changes to the restaurant, but the food was good. Try the Asian style chicken wings. The Maitake sandwich on their summer menu was a very delicious, and pleasant surprise.

OT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great experience!

VC
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

One of the best restaurants in San Francisco - dined here twice in the past month! Great, top-notch service. The ambiance is great and they have private booth seatings that are great for groups of 2-4! The food here is mostly good (95% I would say). Would definitely recommend!

M
Sacramento
34 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love the Mystic Tavern. The food is fresh, and seasonal. Service has always been amazing fo us. The ambiance is terrific. Cocktails are fun. Will absolutely be back!

BC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Go here now before it is rediscovered by the masses! Coolest bar, amazing cocktails, and really fantastic food and service. YOU WILL LOVE IT! It was the perfect evening. Live jazz but not too loud. A perfect 10!!

PJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff were amazing. The food and drinks were delicious. We had a large party for a birthday and they were able to accommodate us all and everyone had a great time and loved their meals/drinks! Would definitely come back again!

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

A bit overpriced across the board from the tiny cheese plate for $16 to wine bottles with an average of $200.

N
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service. Great food, very unique appetizers, great selection of drinks

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was great, our server Jake, was amazing - so friendly and just overall great customer service.

SF
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Loved the live music

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

普通な感じで、特に意見はないけれど、敢えて言えば部屋が暗すぎ

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m
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

The QUALITY of the food and ingredients were fine but the flavors were just OK. The kale salad was a little too salty, and the pasta was rather bland. The service was excellent, and we liked the space, but need to work on the tastefulness of the menu items.

DK
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Allow youself some time at the bar before dinner. Watson can mix any cocktail imaginable and is among the best bartenders in the city. Dining was great with live jazz band. Loved the beet salad for starters. NY Steak med rare was very good as well, just be ready for garlic butter topping. Very tasty.

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was brilliant. Food matched expectation. Wine a little in expensive side but worth it.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved your Reastuarant went with 6 girlfriends had a great time can’t wait to take my a Husband!

RK
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved the service that was provided to us from the moment we walked in and till we left. The staff was excelent and made us feel really special. We went to this place for the first time for our anniversary dinner. They gave us a private little room to eat and the waiter greeted us with champagne. They took really good care of us and made our night special. The food was really good. We ordered chicken wings, margarita flatbread, and the chicken.

a
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Extremely helpful and knowledgeable waiter. Outstanding and exotic cocktail menu, although a bit esoteric but waiter was extremely helpful to interpret. Food was delicious. Difficult to decide what to order because I almost everything on the menu sounded delicious! Live Jazz band was a nice addition to drown out the loud bar area. They were very pleasant to listen too. Service was a bit slow but tolerable. They made up for it by being incredibly accommodating and thoughtful. Hostess was very pleasant and helpful as well.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food and service. I have been here several times and there is always an issue, they are out of the Vodka you order, the wine you order isn't cold, they bring the wrong desert, but they always make good on an issue with a smile and a "free something". Over-all always good food and service in a great atmosphere. Strange review, but I always have a good time and go back.

j
Central Coast
5 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great craft cocktail bar. Dining room is great for fun not so great for business meeting. Too noisy

MF
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food. Had a great experience here. Will be going back

C
San Diego
24 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I love this place! Live jazz music while eating delicious food and heavenly drink, it doesn’t get better!

CA
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Love everything about Mystic - live music, GREAT sommelier (kevin!), awesome wine list, tasty food, and best of all - the ambiance. It’s not super fancy, but is exactly what you want for a nice Friday night out with friends and has a unique vibe - not like every other SF spot. Two thumbs up!

OT
Portland
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very personal, responsive, and informative service - made it a very nice experience for all of us - and, the pork belly & brussel sprouts were amazing!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Not as good as it used to be when it was the burrit room.

m
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great service

RV
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice! Great staff! Delicious food! Loved it!

GW
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Great Food and Drinks! My wife, cousins [spouses] and I went (9 ppl) and we enjoyed this place. The menu was good and the value was great. Handcrafted cocktails and a foodies type menu. I had the vegetarian pasta which was awesome, but boy did I want to try the wagyu burger (currently not eating meat). Would definitely return.

m
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Super great place, recently changed named from Burritt Room to Mystic, still the same great place. Menu is creative and delicious. Great drinks at the bar too! Live music in the lounge and private tables on the other side. Very good food.

LS
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a gem! I wasn’t too sure about this place as we walked up to the hotel (almost In the tunnel!), but the jazz band playing as we entered on the second floor set me at ease.
The ambience feels like a speakeasy with”booths” that are recessed and lit by candlelight.
The food was delicious and delivered quickly and the drinks were spot on.
I’m so glad we found this place and we will be back ;)

OT
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great venue and vibe

JG
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent spot! There was live music the night I was there (a Friday). I had the cheesy tots to start and they were just as fabulous as they sound. The server recommended the pork chop and it was fantastic.

RS
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing, the waiter was very knowledgeable on the entree options and drinks. Great place for a romantic date night

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