My friends and I had a great time at Fondue Cowboy for a Friday night get together. Cheese, wine, meatballs...it doesn't get much better than that!
The food is so good and Sheila is THE BEST! We went here for our anniversary and i couldn’t recommend it enough.
Super fun food! Super fun atmosphere! And superior service! Will go again soon.
Great spot for a casual unique fun meal with a group! Next time I’d go with a larger group to share a variety of fondue (one is plenty for two people). Lots of fun! Great beer and wine options. A little loud but it’s fun, perfect for a group social meal.
Fondue Cowboy just never disappoints me. Everything I've had there is good. I just love their food. The staff is also very attentive and conscientious.
Good food and good service. The dessert fondue (dark chocolate) was absolutely wonderful. Would go again, for sure.
Great food and service .... interesting place
Food was AWESOME and staff was GREAT!!! THANK YOU!!!!
The owners made it a great experience. They are fun and friendly and made us feel right at home. Food was awesome, what's not to love about melted cheese :)
Great date night spot. They give you tons of sides to enjoy with the fondue. We were also glad we ordered the
charcuterie and spicy sausage. Save room for the chocolate fondue!
Attentive service, delicious fondue (both savory cheese and dessert), Westerns (movies) playing at the bar, good experience
Bravo as always!
Love the place, I took my son there before we went to the theater. He loves food. I do wish that you might have a cooking fondue. Maybe to cook beef, or chicken, that would be yummy. Plus, a blender for mixed drinks. Not everyone wants alcoholic beverages. I would have loved to have a non-alcohol pina colada, especially with the fresh pineapple blended in.
The food was very tasty, but the servings are very small. Be aware on ordering multiple dishes, and though the fondue says that it serves 2 people, it really only serves 1.
Great service from the owners, very personal. They mentioned that they buy produce every day & don't even have a freezer. Cheese fondue for dinner was amazing with plenty of choices & plenty of food to dip. Chocolate fondue for dessert was also extremely tasty & again plenty of fruit & desserts to dip.
Fantastic fondue!! The give you a variety of food items to dip in the cheeses. The savory fondue was full of flavor and filling enough that we didn't even want to try dessert because the savory fondues and eclectic selection of cheeses was all we wanted. Definitely worth dining at and it's not that far from BART so that's always a bonus.
Enjoyed our delicious dinner at Fondue Cowboy. Mix of items for dipping were fresh and tasty.
Fondue was excellent with good flavor.
Our server was fantastic! He was extremely helpful in explaining the menu and helping us, as we had never had fondue before. Very attentive and friendly!
Everything was great. The food was great, dessert was on point, and the service was good. Best restaurant we have been to on our stay in San Francisco. Would recommend giving it a try!
I love going to Fondue Cowboy. This was my second experience there. The food is wonderful and delicious, however the service really stands out. We got great recommendations on food and wine and a very attentive staff. I have gone there for a date night or a girls night and it worked out for both. Highly recommend if you are looking for something cozy and fun.
Went with 2 friends for dinner. I wouldn't really call this a good dinner place but more of a place to grab apps or quick bite. Fondue was good but a little odd. The accoutrements that came with the fondue: olives, pickles, melon, broccoli ...huh? They also brought bread chunks and potatoes. It was ok but just odd. Cheese covered pickles? Everything is better with cheese but this was kind of pushing it.
Be warned that there is only beer and wine. They do have wine based cocktails. I was skeptical but they turned out to be good. However, the server kept comparing them to the actual "hard stuff". "if you like tequila you should try X or If you like rum you should try Y". They were good but wine just doesn't taste like tequila or rum.
Our server was fantastic. Really personable and attentive but not overly intrusive.
It was a fun little place but just need to come in with the right expectations.
Don't let the neighborhood scare you off this is a real gem!! The food was good and so we're the drinks!! Give it a try .
The three cheese fondues we had amongst our group of 6 all tasted very similar which was a little disappointing and I would have enjoyed a wider array of vegetables to dip but other than that it was great. We nearly didn't get the milk chocolate fondue for dessert (we also had the white chocolate) and I'm glad we did as it was my favorite item. I also really liked the drinks selection. I had the mango moscato and there were a couple of cocktails I liked the look of which is unusual for me since I prefer sweet fruity drinks and those don't seem to be in vogue at the moment. Over all I'd say not was very good but not amazing.
As always, the staff goes above and beyond to make guests feel welcome and ensure a fantastic evening. Tonight the restaurant had both large and small groups occupying tables, each with their own dynamic and ambience. The staff seamless keeps the coziness feeling for the romantic small tables as well as maintaining a joyful banquet for the larger ones. Fondues are spot on. Portions are generous. Wine too yummy for words. Thanks again FC!!
We got the Gorgonzola Fondue. I was expecting a burst of flavor but it was quite bland. They served raw broccoli, which should have been steamed. All the flavors of the things your dipping overpowered the actual Fondue. Supposed to be the other way around.
The dark chocolate and chili Fondue was a nice dessert, but so expensive. Nearly the same as the dinner fondues, but with less Fondue.
Cute idea and ambiance. Loved the hanky napkins. The serving staff was nice but WAY overattentive and a little pushy with items we didn't want, like drinks or a salad.
They just need to push up their flavors. Seasoning the dipped items could also help enhance the flavors.
We were looking for somewhere to eat after going to a show at the Orpheum, and so glad we found Fondue Cowboy! It was a quick 10 minute walk from the theater. The ambiance was really fun, and while it could be romantic, we didn't feel awkward bringing our teenagers with us. The fondue is yummy, and they really think of everything in terms of accoutrements. The only thing missing ( in one of our party's mind) was the traditional broth based fondue. However their meatballs and charcuterie were enough for the rest of us . Will definitely be back!
I have been wanting to go to Fondue Cowboy ever since I moved to SOMA a year ago. I cannot believe that I waited so long especially since I live a couple of blocks away. The service was amazing and so was Eric's suggestions. The meatballs and potatoes were incredible along with everything else. This place is great for the not so typical meals in SF. The food itself sparks so many fun foodie conversations and the presentation is really cool. The cowboy theme is tasteful and not overdone. I cannot wait to take more of my friends and family there very soon. Dessert is on my list for next time!
This is my favorite restaurant in SOMA, great food and a unique vibe
LOVE this delicious spot. Paul is fantastic and will make you leave happy and full! The gouda fondue and the dark chocolate are the best choices!
Great for get together * small and intimate but not romantic intimate * fondue was good * when I want fondue in SF I WILL RETURN!
We have been going here for several years, they have maintained the quality of the food and service.
Paul is amazing at keeping up with your needs without hovering or seeming intrusive.
They have added a couple of new items to the menu, the gouda fondue is amazing and the meatballs are some of the best I have ever eaten.
Dipping a piece of the bread, with a slice of the meatball and you have a great cheeseburger.
The rest of the menu is as good as ever, we love the mixed green salad with pears and gorgonzola.
I would love to see the addition of cauliflower (par boiled).
The only minus is that we are so full at the end of the meal that we seldom have room for dessert.
Although she had responsibility for all the tables, our server was excellent. Took all the time we needed to answer questions, and returned to the table just enough to be attentive. The fondue we chose was delicious, but we discussed other dipping options that might improve the overall meal. Would return, would recommend to friends for casual dining.
Love this place. The menus is simple, just a few choices, and everything on it is a winner. The staff are fantastic, the noise level is low, the food is delicious. Fondue exclusively, for dessert too. There are some great salads and a few sides. Nice simple wine list. Probably my favorite place in the city for casual dinner.
Our service was absolutely superb. (the waiter and the bartender!) - the food was great too!
It's a nice little place and wanted to like it but it just fell short.
This place is so great. I'm gluten-free and call ahead to let them know I'm coming. They are so helpful. So delicious!
The good always makes for a good get-together, great for those who have never gone fondue-ing (it's my word even though it's not real :D). A combination of meats, breads, veggies, fruits, and a whole lot of cheese. Looking to please someone who loves cheese and chocolate? Come to this place. I've been around this place for practically 5 years, I won't stop coming back.
Had a great time! A bit pricey but I'd definitely recommend it for a date night.
Small atmosphere and amazing food. Large portions! It was a little loud, but not too bad. Will definitely be back.