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Party Size
For 2
Date
Wed, 2/21
Time
10:00 PM
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Commonwealth - San Francisco

4.5
1361 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for a Date
Located in the heart of San Francisco's Mission District, Commonwealth is a progressive American restaurant. Chef Jason Fox takes a decidedly global approach to California's tradition of showcasing local, seasonal foods by incorporating diverse culinary ingredients and techniques. Commonwealth also donates part of the proceeds from Chef Fox’s tasting menus ($85) to local non-profits.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Californian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(415) 355-1500
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jason Fox
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
18th Street
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Parking details
There is a small parking lot that is available to guests for $5 while dining at Commonwealth.
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Public transit
BART stops at Mission and 16th. MUNI stops at Mission and 18th.
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Additional
BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Wine
What 1361 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.6
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
value
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined a day ago

Awesome food. Great wine pairing. Excellent service. Lousy neighborhood

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vipBobby (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Exquisite as usual. I introduced my friend to Commonwealth. She had never been. My partner and I often had dinner here. We ordered a la carte. The amuse bouches were delicious and the creatively unusual 3 courses were perfect. Clearly Japanese technique and sensibility is at work. Chef and entire staff get high marks. Exquisite food well priced.

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usagi (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

What a wonderful place. The food was fresh, local, seasonal and delicious. Creative and fun. Service was excellent. They remembered my husband's birthday and my requests for the Chef's table. Thank you!

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Sincin (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Portions are very small. They advise 3 dishes per person and even then I think you would still be hungry. We wanted to try the tasting menu, which had a lot of good things on it, but was a bit pricey at $85/person. I recommend the Scallop, Sea Urchin, Cabbage and Hen. Do not recommend the Shrimp Mousse. Also would not recommend for anyone pregnant either.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Tasting menu was really good. Wine pairings were okay.

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nk42j (Sacramento)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great selection of tasting menu for the price. Quiet atmosphere and great service.

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johnnypie (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The three of us had sampled their Tasting Menu, Seven course. The food was tasty, but when they say tasting menu, they literally meant it because the food portions were really small. And unlike other restaurants, no bread was served. After the seven course meal for about $90 person, the three of us left the restaurant feeling hungry.

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vipGastronaut (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I went here a couple times way back in the day when they just opened. It was pretty good. But my most recent visit, the food just did not taste good. It's like they were trying too hard to be complex and everything just ended up not quite working out. The flavors lacked intensity and focus. Also one dish was way too sweet. A lot of the dishes were lukewarm or room temp, just personal preference, I like my food on the hot side. What happened to this place?

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Staff were super! They were very knowledgeable, provided a warm welcome feeling and were attentive.
The food was beautifully presented, but the flavor combinations didn't work for us. The taste of the food was generally underwhelming.

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vipThinman (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Still one of the best kept secrets in SF

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