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Party Size
For 2
Sat, 2/24
7:00 PM
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Booked 58 times today
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4905 reviews
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$50 and over
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Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
At Farallon, Chef Mark Franz serves coastal cuisine with French influence. The menu changes daily depending on what's fresh. Expect exciting combinations and show-stopping execution.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Hours of operation
Dinner Hours:
Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm; Monday-Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm;Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm.
Happy Hour daily in the Jellyfish Lounge and Oyster Bar 4:30pm-6:00pm
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Phone number
(415) 956-6969
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jason Ryczek
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Cross street
Powell and Mason
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Parking details
Garages nearby.
Valet Tuesday-Saturday
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Public transit
Cable Car, 38 Geary Bus, 1 California Bus
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Opened in June 1997 by famed restaurateur/designer Pat Kuleto and Chef Mark Franz, Farallon is located in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square in the historic Elks Building. Recognizing the demand for large parties, Pat and Mark have also created three private dining rooms on the fourth floor.

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Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: January 10, 2018

Ends: April 1, 2018

Availability: Sun-Thu 5:30PM-6:00PM 8:30PM-9:00PM
Fri-Sat 5:30PM-6:00PM 8:30PM-9:30PM

What 4905 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

This restaurant served fresh local seafood in a plush, comfortable dining area that was uniquely laid out with chambered ceilings and decorated with piscatorial scenes. The dishes ranged from simple to imaginative, and the staff was well informed and helpful.

EROG (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

The experience that Farallon creates is wonderful. Came here for an anniversary and was seated in a cozy booth for two. Service was great, food was great! Would definitely recommend.

noshbgosh (Calgary)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

The selection oysters is wonderful to start. The breads are tasty and the entrees are to die for.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined 7 days ago

Great ambiance BUT lousy food at high prices. What is so difficult about simply serving a nice piece of properly cooked fresh fish with a sauce?

JYCCda (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Fantastic ambiance, especially a table on the second floor, overlooking the ground floor. Beautiful decor (lights in shapes of large jelly fish) and excellent service. Delicious food with menu changing regularly dependent on what is fresh.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Excellent really enjoyed ourselves

vipUnhappy (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Unfortunately we did not enjoy Farallon. My wife ordered the saberfish. She said it was a strong flavor. I ordered the yellowtail. Rather than be light, white and flakey, it was grayish brown and rubbery. It was terrible.

They were extremely nice about it, and let me replace it. I then asked for the tuna appetizer (I know I like seared. tuna, and my stomach was a bit upset from the yellowtail). The tuna was very veiny. Certainly not the caliber that I expected.

The service was good (though the waitress appeared a little annoyed imho), and management did what they could to make me happy. I just wish the food was better.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

We have been here 4 times in the past 2 years
The last 2 times the food was not up to par
When we pay 4 bills for a dinner for 2 ... we should be floating out of the restaurant in bliss

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Farallon is a feast for the eyes and usually the mouth. A couple misses tonight. We allowed 2 hours for an early dinner. Apparently our entrees had an accident and had to be redone. The swordfish was hot, but way oversalted as was the sauce. We asked for still water ( the only options given being sparkling or still) and instead of tap water were charged for bottles of spring water at $17). The table next to us later was offered tap water as an option. Our waiter disappeared just into dinner service although one of the floor managers provided attentive service. We ended up literally running for an 8pm show, due to the delays. A 5% health surcharge was added to the bill. With entrees upwards of $42, you'd think that could cover employee costs. Tonight was a miss.

Jcave (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

A lovely place.