Spruce

4.8
3746 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Spruce is open for dining on our outdoor parklet. We are also open for takeout and delivery daily, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Orders can be placed by phone, in person, or online through our website. In addition, our wine shop is open daily, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., offering a grand selection of wines to-go.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
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 3746 people are saying
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AnthonyR
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner outside next to a heater. The service was wonderful and the food was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, service and ambiance was fantastic for brunch!

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Abbi
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Some of the best food in SF! Incredible flavors and beautiful presentation. Not to be missed!

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RebeccaL
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spruce is one of the finest restaurants in San Francisco. Spruce opened in 2007, and the restaurant is impeccable. Service is extraordinary. Wine list and cellar unparallelled, and while the service is present, it is never overbearing. Extremely professionally trained staff, incredible chef, menus and comfort. The bar area is lovely. Wonderful atmosphere.

Because of the pandemic, they are offering outdoor dining, take out and delivery. The outdoor dining continues to showcase the delicious food and wine and impeccable service.

Dining indoors was like watching the perfect onstage performance.

With shutdowns in our future, this is a restaurant to return to, and support. They train and treat their employees with dignity and grace.

Do take out and delivery. When they offer outdoor dining, book a reservation, and tip generously for their staff.

The Bacchus Management Group is among the finest.

Any restaurant in their group, has the same fine qualities: The Village Pub in Woodside, Shelby's in Atherton, The Village Bakery and Cafe in Woodside, among others.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far the best food experience I have ever had. The service was excellent. Everyone was professional, courteous, and charming. I was a little bit cold as we sat outside, and they offered to bring out another heater for me. Each element of each dish was prepared to perfection. The ambiance of the restaurant was beautiful and inviting, despite being outside. They even sent us home with some extra treats from the chef. I would recommend Spruce to anyone and I am sure to return.

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94070WH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding and the service was above a beyond. Amazing, keep up the good work. I will be back.

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ScottH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic setting for a date night! Food was excellent and the staff were very knowledgeable about everything on the menu!

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MarcoT
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

COVID safe outdoor dining. We had the fxed price menu and caviar. Wines were their upscale red and white. Service could definitely be improved for a michelin starred restaurant. Attention to detail not as much as I am used to at other michelin starred restaurants. Their fixed price menu was reasonable but not out of this world. I had the extra 15 USD foie gras. It was nice, but the pain d'epices makes it almost too rich, would have liked perhaps 2 or 3 choices with it ( brioche, canape , etx ) All in all good choice, reasonable price to value

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VictoriaA
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was incredible! Highly recommend listening to what your waiter recommends. Staff was super friendly and made our birthday celebration very special.

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GenLe
Central Coast
6 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great evening! First course was outstanding and entree was great. Service was perfect and everyone was friendly yet very professional. Highly recommend it! It is the best of fine dining in time of Covid!

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AnastasiaL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, great service!
It was nice and warm, considering that the seating outside due to COVID.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was elegant and beautiful outdoor set.

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VijayR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Our reservation was early in the evening. When we checked in with the hostess, there were plenty of seating available. She tried to seat us at the worst possible table with no heaters and also at the entrance of the restaurant where there was a lot of foot traffic. We asked to be seated elsewhere and were accommodated. The bread service was the best part of the meal. The first course was excellent and flavorful. The main course was an obscene amount of food that was not properly plated. The taste was excellent but was out of sync with fine dining. Service was below average and as 20% gratuity is already added, there was no incentive to be attentive I guess. The dessert was plated very nicely, the taste was ok. All in all a subpar experience for a Michelin star fine dining restaurant. The outdoor seating area was nice except for a few bad tables that they should consider eliminating. I would have paid a higher amount if the presentation and service would have been better. There was no optional wine pairing nor did our waiter offer any suggestions for choosing the wine. I would have expected a better enthusiasm during the pandemic to attract customers to the restaurant.

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charlesR
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience2

It was excellent , we had a great dinner

Thanks again, my girlfriend had a wonderful birthday 🥳

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vipKurtisAlertis
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food and drinks were great. Very extensive wine list with seasonal cocktails. The menu is brief, with mainly light options which made it great for a business lunch. The staff was very accommodating. Will be returning.

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vipminmmk
San Francisco
55 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pre fixe menu was superb
The gnocchi, duck, steak were amazing as well as the cheese cake. Excellent service

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xiaoliy
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I can bring my kid ,that’s good.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was perfect loved eating outside- like it better than the decor inside

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vipLori07
San Francisco
96 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spruce is doing a lovely job despite the challenges. The lunch menu has something for everyone. It was a birthday lunch and there was a card signed by the staff as well as a delicious red velvet cake with a candle and happy birthday written in chocolate for dessert. Service was attentive.

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vipEvaM
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We celebrated a birthday lunch for 3. We had a perfect table outside. Our waiter No E was exceptional as always. He coddled us and made excellent recommendations through our 4 course meal... all of which he split for us.
The Billecart Brut Rose, housemade tagliatelle in a beurre blanc sauce with shaved truffles, the crisp chicken salad in a champagne vinaigrette with pistachios and marinated apples, sous vide salmon with lentils and baby apples and squash, and the beignets plus birthday cake was divine!!
All the cares of the world were forgotten for a few hours of bliss!

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vipRichardP
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Love this place, even in the street, and with reduced staff (yes, it's noticeable, but first world problems right now, so ok).

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was fantastic! The food, service and ambiance was incredible! Will be back again!

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MakaelaR
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time at Spruce. This was a special occasion for us to dine here given its price, but the food was amazing. Definitely an experience I would recommend to everyone to try at least once in their life.

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vipShellie
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely FABULOUS. Service was extraordinary, food was delicious. LOVED our Sommelier!!!!!

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vipLeslieL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our food was definitely michelin star worthy. And we splurged on the great caviar course. Excellent service; our waiter was fantastic. And great price for the quality of the food. We will be going again.

MB
MollyB
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was great. The burgers were delicious.

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Shaheen
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food was good. Much larger portions than Im used to at the same cost. Left full and satisfied with 100$ bill a person. Duck and cheesecake is amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Tahoe
5 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! $50 corkage fee per bottle was high. The service was perfect. The food was delicious. Even in a pandemic Spruce exceeds expectations!

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vipJoan
San Francisco
28 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

food was cold not enough servers 1 hour b4 first course 36 dollar glass of wine sort of sad for them

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vipNS72
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spruce is one of our absolute favorite restaurants in San Francisco. The food is always excellent, the wine list is extensive and the service is superb. Monday night was no exception. The restaurant had clearly made an effort to ensure its indoor dining room was compliant with social distancing practices, yet had done so in a manner that preserved its elegance & warmth. The prix fixe menu had plenty of choices for a variety of palates - I had the duck and my guest had the chicken, both of which were terrific. They are currently offering their wines at a discount, and we had some delicious Bordeaux for a terrific price! All in all, a flawless experience.

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DLund
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spruce made our anniversary especially memorable. Highly recommend

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OCCat
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best in SF.

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vipLbar777
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! The outdoor space has been converted into a cozy, lite elegant area completely inline with your expectation of Spruce.

The host, waiter and wait staff were all amazing! The food...as always...impeccably delicious.

We will be back!

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BayAreaFoodie
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

50th Birthday

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MarionM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I thought an 8 pm reservation outside would be freezing, but the heaters and the windscreens were great - I never put on my coat and didn't need the blankets. The food was great, and how nice that we were able to bring a special bottle of wine (with corkage of course) to celebrate a birthday.

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chris
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Spruce in a normal world is excellent and definitely a 5 star experience. Right now however, it’s a little different. Their pre fixe menu is good but doesn’t deliver the same experience Spruce normally delivers.

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vipNelsonG
London
22 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Probably my favorite dining experience in SF...and I’m a picky foodie. Outstanding in every way, without fuss or pretension. One of a kind.

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vipSFNYCDiner
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spruce just doesn't miss. Their take on outdoor dining is as good as the indoor. Comfortably warm enough, and the food as wonderful as it ever has been. go!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience5

Great per usual. New server who was slightly less attentive then I’m used to but overall still a lovely Spruce experience

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vipEllenG
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Spruce does an amazing job the food and service for outside diners. Felt very safe and comfortable.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Spruce using the Order Online button. Spruce also offers delivery in partnership with Caviar. Spruce also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (415) 931-5100.

Spruce is rated 4.8 stars by 3746 OpenTable diners.

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.