Dry Creek Grill

4.4
3509 Reviews
$30 and under
American
COVID-19 note:
Masks: Please be aware that mask are required for guests and staff.

Seating: For now, all dining is outdoors; be prepared for potentially cold or hot weather. With limited staff, limited dining seating- please limit your dine time to approximately an hour/1.5 hour so that others may enjoy restaurant dining experience as well.

Dining Requirements: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the California ABC is requiring restaurants to only serve alcohol with a bona fide "meal", not snacks.

Community Support: We support our local farmers -- as well as local craft brewers and feature wines from California, exclusively. We have such a rich wealth of natural resources here in California, we want to celebrate that. We hope that you share our vision and come visit soon. Dine with us and you will be dining with other like minded folks in your community.

Look forward to seeing you soon.
Cheers!
Holly & John
Owners, Dry Creek Grill

Support Dry Creek Grill during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3509 people are saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.3
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4.3
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3.9
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipsaucypeeps
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I very much enjoyed the food and the cocktails here.

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Ranger
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The tents were great - very cozy. We sat by the fire pit. The whole experience was lovely.

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vipChristy
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

3 friends seated in our own tent with three tent walls and an opening. Very cozy. Servers were prompt and attentive and the BBQ was amazing!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

It’s a bit overpriced compared to the quality of food at competing restaurants. The wine selection buy the glass is poor. The service is very slow. But worth while to go to and sit outside by the fire if you’re in walking distance.

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Heat23
San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Disappointed with food and overpriced. Outdoor seating was not comfortable due to cold weather and seats. Quality of food seems to be getting worse. Drinks were ok.

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vipStaciT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

The steak my husband ordered as medium rare came out well done and he had to send it back. This is not the first time this has happened here. The service however was fantastic.

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vipCAP23
Central Coast
23 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the fire pits. Waiter was great

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KeithM
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Indoor dining was good with the weather change. Tables were spread out and the only time I felt uncomfortable was when another guest did not wear his mask in the restroom.

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Dave
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience1

I obtained my reservation 2 days ahead of time. I specifically requested indoor service. We arrived about about 30 minutes early. We were told that because of all the reservations there was no space available inside. I said that I had one of those reservations 2 days prior. I said we would wait until my reservation time. We were told I had to take an outdoor seat.

The food was OK, but not really worth the price. Service was ordinary. I left a tip much more than the experience was worth.

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vipWinopaul
San Francisco
32 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We have eaten at Dry Creek Grill many times. We love the place. Their cocktails, the food, and service. My wife always gets steak and I always get fish.

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ArmandoC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our Fillet mignon was delicious but I miss the rib eye steak and the main menu but great food

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DebbieR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dry Creek Grill provides a comfortable atmosphere. The food was tasty and the service was excellent.

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BernardG
Central Coast
4 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a birthday dinner on Thursday night, inside seating. Staff was cautious. Food was delicious. Service was excellent. Can't wait to go back.

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LaurenK
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful time with family. Great food and service

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Beinu
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

First time visit to Dry Creek Grill and first time eating inside of a restaurant after covid-19 shut down. Generally I felt safe inside the restaurant. The food is good but not extraordinary for the price.

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DonB
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience3

Had two glasses of wine each, split a Caesar salad & each had an order of beef stroganoff. No bread, no dessert, bill was $127.00 plus tip for two. Plus the plates were cool thus the main entree was cold.

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Nick
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It was wonderful to go back to our neighborhood favorite restaurant. Thank you Dry Creek Grill employees!

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Desiree
San Francisco
24 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

I’ve eaten here many times and all of their food is fantastic. I love the meatloaf. Its wrapped in bacon. Need i say more? Cornbread is delicious. Service is always great. Im a picky diner so Eat Here!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

due to covid the place isn’t as packed as it normally is. that being said, there’s less staff so it takes longer to be greeted, order, and food to come out. when i went yesterday 10/17, the waiter came to the table once to check if the food was cooked to our liking. i had to flag someone down to get a refill of my coca-cola.

it took an hour to get our food and my steak was not cooked to my liking. i requested for medium rare, i received medium well. the server said they can place a new order but it would take 45 minutes. i have already waited an hour for food, i can’t wait another 45 minutes when i’m starving. i declined and just powered through the meal. i agree with the recent yelp reviews, currently it’s not worth the price. i hope they can stay alive with covid.

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RonR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It’s just not the same eating outside, I know the restaurants doing the best they can.

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vipLynneO
Central Coast
9 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a nice relaxing evening on the patio! The food was delicious, especially the Mac and cheese.

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NicoleJ
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I ordered the three meat plate and it was delicious. Not too much fat, a little too much sauce, but the chicken was my favorite. My boyfriend ordered the Burger and he loved it.

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vipWes951
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great Halibut!

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vipChipster
San Francisco
169 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We both had cocktails and an Impossible Burger. Everything was perfect, outdoor area is spacious and near the fire pit was a perfect temperature. Eric was an outstanding server.

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Kazu
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food is delicious as always. Wish they still served bread, but understand the covid rules you need to follow. Hope this covid control is over soon and we can all celebrate.

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JoanneB
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

I would recommend it good food. But, I felt it was too expensive

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great time...staff was excellent...creative, unique cocktail menu.

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AmyG
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Our meal was really delicious but the rushed service ruined our experience. Had we been told when we made the reservation or even when we got there that they needed to put a time limit, we would have been aware. Instead we were rushed through the meal and when the manager came over he wasn’t even nice.
Delicious food but I will never return.

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LissaH
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Loved it!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love dining here❣️

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CarisaH
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We were a little apprehensive after reading the most recent reviews but we had a great meal. The service and food were excellent. Given the adjustments they've needed to make due to COVID they've done well. It sounds like they've listened to customer feedback and provided each table with extra lighting when it got dark. Definitely recommend.

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GayleG
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Waited 30 minutes before we got our first drink. Thank we were told it was last call. Appetizers and salads came out together. Food was good, but 32.00 for short rib that is one piece of one inch meat is disappointing.

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vipmickeyCali
San Francisco
43 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service at DCG never disappoints... And the cocktails are great, too! They have created a wonderful outside dining area to stick with the pandemic rules.

Will always return to DCG!

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GeneM
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Meh, A bit disappointing. I went here with high hopes based on popularity and recommendations from friends. The service was good, but the food was average at best. Not worth the price you pay.

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vipCristinaM
San Francisco
93 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

my scallop risotto was a little bland, but the cornbread and deviled eggs were great! Nice Wine too. the metal chairs on the patio were uncomfortable for my bony butt- Next time I'll bring my own seat cushion

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Brandon
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Went for a birthday, which was a stated on the reservation but never acknowledged. Their food is good but the menu is overpriced for what they serve.

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Techy
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Made reservations to find it was 'last call' when we arrived. We knew something odd was up as just after we arrived the hostess walked away for the night. People who were seated after us then had food delivered, and we hadn't ordered yet! It took multiple attempts to flag a waiter down.

Food-wise, we had ordered a salad and found it small and overdressed. The main entree was unseasoned and included rice which was both soggy and uncooked/grainy. The sauce in the dish was watered down and lacked flavor. The waiter offered to re-heat the entree as the kitchen was already closed, at that time it was one hour before the last reservation time given as available via opentable. The draft beer special was about the only plus.

We found the dishes over-priced given the atmosphere, service (lack thereof), and portion-size. Not to mention lack of quality cooking. For example a meatless curry bowl was $24, something you can find anywhere for half the price, twice the portion, and correctly cooked.

No lights outside meant many were using their cell phones to see the menus. This killed the atmosphere.

We appreciated them being open given the situation however they really need to close, plan, and re-open. This is about the worst dining experience we've ever experienced. Won't be back.

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JenniferV
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience1

This place was much better before the pandemic. I had the same meal and not worth is this time. My steak was a cheap cut, very thin, not at all what I had last time. Bruseel sprouts were not good, no bacon. Mac and Cheese was dried out, no cheese to be found. Service was not the best. Had to ask for everything. It was over 100 deg and had to wait 15 min, after we sat down, for the waiter to bring water. Won't go back. You pay for a nice atmosphere and good service and that is not at all what it is anymore. Not worth the price.

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vipPeggyC
San Francisco
32 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wait staff were wonderful, always are!

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HeatherR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience3

Please improve the quality of the food. We understand a limited menu during COVID but I have never been served a steak that was so thin, and grey in color. Thank you for trying for your loyal guests, but we likely will not return until normal operations have resumed.

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You can order delivery directly from Dry Creek Grill using the Order Online button. Dry Creek Grill also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (408) 264-2011.

Dry Creek Grill is rated 4.4 stars by 3509 OpenTable diners.

Dry Creek Grill does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://drycreekgrill.cardfoundry.com/giftcards.php.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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