Campton Place

4.8
1660 reviews
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$50 and over
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Californian
Winner of 2 coveted Michelin Stars for 2016 as well as 2017, and winner of one Michelin star for 5 years prior, Campton Place Restaurant is an oasis of exceptional service and extraordinary cuisine just steps from Union Square.

A landmark dining destination for over two decades, Chef Srijith Gopinathan continues the legacy of the country’s most renowned chefs who have called Campton Place home. Chef Sri’s sophisticated cooking style combines French classical techniques with local, seasonal ingredients and global flavors, particularly those from South Asia.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Californian, Indian, Contemporary French
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: (à la carte):
Mondays to Fridays, 7:00am - 10:30am
Saturdays & Sundays, 7:00am - 11:00am

Lunch: (à la carte, casual bar menu)
Daily, from 11:30am until late at night.
No reservations accepted.

Dinner:
Bistro: (à la carte, casual bar menu)
Every day, until late
No reservations accepted.

Campton Place Restaurant: (tasting menus only)
Daily, from 6:00pm
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Phone number
(415) 955-5555
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Srijith Gopinathan
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Cross street
Sutter
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Parking details
$8 / hour
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Public transit
Conveniently located at Union Square
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1660 People Are Saying
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Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tasting menu, wine pairing was magic. we needed to split the pairing. One each would have left us in an alcoholic stupor.

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Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent dinner with impeccable service to kick off our honeymoon.

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San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was scrumptious. The chef sent a lot of amuse bouche before the meal started. It was a delightful evening of dining. Go with someone you want to spend hours with.

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KS
Cincinnati
27 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, excellent service. We went for a celebration & the whole evening was perfect. Lots of little surprises, as well.

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San Francisco
48 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We had table closest to entrance. It was too noisy from the bar/bistro side. Very nice meal, but may be a bit overpriced for what we received.

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Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service, delicious food.

Very enjoyable evening

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HT
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food and wonderful service.

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SB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always fabulous!

The food and service were extraordinary.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food! The perfect fusion of Indian and Californian cuisine

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Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best restaurant of my life! My three friends agree!

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Philadelphia
216 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our second time dining at Campton Place and the new menu format (with choices) is excellent. One of us dined exclusively on the vegetarian options and the other a mix. Both meals were great examples of what modern Indian cuisine can achieve. Brilliantly creative and maxed in flavor, each dish is world class! If you really like food, you must dine here. The wine list is outstanding and the service as professional and polished as it gets. Impressive!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Phenomenal

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Q
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anniversary

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M
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous service, presentation and experience. The lamb was the best I ever ate

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Belgium
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing ambiance

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San Francisco
107 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Innovative, delicious, elegant, sophisticated and at the same time casual and inviting. No pretense here and they have the quality of facility, food and servuce to be pretentious. I look forward to going back soon!

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MY
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Super expensive and food wasnt that great for what we paid

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San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had the bigger tasting menu — opting for vegetarian though with a few seafood atarters. Every course was on point, was there last time in the winter and enjoyed the completely changed up seasonal menu

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can't fault a thing! Worth every cent, service was attentive and polite and the food was speechless !

Thank you for making our trip

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I dined here in a recent date night. We ordered the Spice Route menu with wine pairings and were amazed with the food and service! Chef sent out many “bites” that he specially created, and were not on the menu. Highlights from the menu were the spice pot and the duck breast. Each course had distinctively Indian flavors. This was our first experience at a Michelin started restaurant, and we were not disappointed. In all, the food, service and ambiance made this the best meal either of us have ever had! Will definitely return.

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SQ
Birmingham
20 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice restaurant. It was very quiet if you wanted to have a conversation. It was an expensive dinner.

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely loved it!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 1

Great service! Loved the staff! The problem here is the atmosphere. They desperately need a renovation to meet the standards of a real Michelin star restaurant. Chef could embrace Indian flavors a bit more but food was good but looking for a stronger presence and more personality on the plate.

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New England
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food there was phenomenal with very unique flavors

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New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

The food was outstanding! I was surprised that we were given the last booth by the kitchen when the restaurant was practically empty? Is that the protocol? I wonder what the reason for that would be? When we left it was almost empty ...

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San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful Indian cuisine in an elegant space. Fantastic flavors and great service. Highly recommend the Spice Route tasting menu with the wine pairings which were lovely and highly worth the extra cost. Loved that the sommelier explained the choices for each wine pairing. Would recommend asking for a booth if its available.

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Tokyo
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best meals I’ve had in San Francisco....even better than Atelier Crenn! Thoughtfully designed menu with authentic Indian flavors. The surprising and unexpected amuse bouche thrilled us. On a fun note, I discovered what a purse pillow is for the first time 😊

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

Anniversary. Best restaurant in the bay area

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San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always a perfect evening

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MM
Detroit
36 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The meal was amazing the staff was kind and brilliant the whole evening was wonderful. Thank you.

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1 review
Dined on May 30, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous place with outstanding food and exemplary service!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was A-mazing through and through- from the starters, to the wine, to the mains and the deserts!

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BY
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is excellent as usual, one of my favorites

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Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience. Food was incredibly delightful and the chef included some off menu dishes to make the experience even more pleasant.

Incredible experience of Indian Fine dining to date

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San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sophisticated and spectacular in all ways.

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1 review
Dined on April 25, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

It’s a tasting menu and the food was good enough. The menu selection itself was full of strange choices and I was forced to eat lots of food I’d rather avoid.

The ambience was good enough but not as good as such a high end restaurant should have.

I’m really not sure it deserves those Michelin stars. Nothing was quite amazing. Not bad either but just ok.

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DG
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Disappointed this time. Been much better in the past. Thought this would be the place I’d come back to for my birthday every year, but our last dinner was just not up to par. In addition, the woman hosting our table was rude and made us uncomfortable. Sommelier was good - the only aspect of the evening that met expectations.

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San Francisco
62 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Interesting, Classy Indian fusion food. Wife and I came here on a Sunday evening for a 6 PM reservation. We were promptly seated in the dining room which was spacious and well decorated. The waitress came with a cart of champagne and offered to start with the “champagne course”, describing different champagnes. I told her that I wanted a Tangueray martini and wife said she wanted a glass of sauvignon blanc. The martini was peculiar – rather cloudy with at least four olives though I had ordered one with a twist, not olives. It tasted rather like crushed olive and vodka. This tasting menu only dining room had two menus- a vegetarian one and a “Spice Route menu” which is described as California cuisine using South Indian heritage and seasonal ingredients from Northern California (both $155). The Spice Route menu consisted of several appetizers and foie gras ($30 supplement), fried vegetable- deep fried fiddle head, vegetable croquette, Maine lobster, fish , and a choice of duck breast or lamb rack, and a choice of mango or strawberries. A few of the appetizers, like a small caviar cup with pureed potatoes on bottom, were exceedingly delicious. The vegetables had spices that were too strong for wife. The fish had too sour a citrus topping. We both had the lamb, and I had the foie gras supplement. For dessert, I had mango and wife strawberries. The food was overall intriguing- an interesting Indian fusion. It succeeded well with some, e.g., foie gras, lobster. Others were a bit boring (may be similar spices in succession?) or too strong and not delicate in flavor though the presentations were splendid. Overall, wife felt like a judge in Iron Chef competitions, where she could find both compliments and faults in each dish. The service was prompt and good if a bit pretentious. The ambiance was quiet and classy. We left feeling a bit mixed about this place -maybe worth another visit when we feel like an experimental Indian fare, maybe in the bar/bistro.

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious combinations of different flavors and unsurpassed exceptional service.

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