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About Spruce

Spruce welcomes you into a warm and inviting 'neighborhood' restaurant that feels sophisticated yet relaxed, comfortable, and formal. Enjoy a glass of Champagne by the fireplace in our Library; unwind and dine in our spacious bar and enjoy our extensive spirit selection; experience the pleasure and richness of our formal dining room lined with dark brunette mohair for a multi-coursed meal.

Chef Mark Sullivan highlights his classic American seasonal menus with ingredients from local farms and ranchers while Wine and Spirits Director Andrew Green has crafted an exquisitely rounded and extensive wine selection to pair your every need.

We at Spruce, the sister restaurant of The Village Pub in Woodside, look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the neighborhood. Let us excite your senses and arouse your expectation. We await the opportunity of taking detailed and gracious care of your time with us.

3640 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94118
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm;
Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Brunch: Saturday-Sunday - 10:30am - 2:00pm

Cross Street:
Spruce

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 931-5100

Website:
http://www.sprucesf.com/

Catering:
Spruce offers full catering services and event coordination. Experience Mark Sullivan’s exquisite food and our refined service in the privacy of your home, office or another venue of your choice. From cocktail parties to wine tastings, business luncheons to elegant multi-course dinners and weddings, Spruce can take care of all the details.

Parking Details:
Valet parking available after 5:00pm.

Executive Chef:
Mark Sullivan

Private Party Facilities:
Spruce is pleased to offer many private dining options perfect for every event; from a casual weekend brunch to an elegant cocktail reception or a formal, sit-down dinner. The Library and Small Private Dining room comfortably seat up to 14 guests, and the Large Private Dining room seats up to 40.

Private Party Contact:
Sarah Hubbard: (415) 931-5115

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Four-Course Menu. $160 per person.
72 hours cancellation policy.
All dietary restrictions/allergies will be accomodated.

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Spruce Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (53)
Romantic (46)
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Neighborhood Gem (32)
Good for Birthdays (31)
Quiet Conversation (26)
Creative Cuisine (24)
Worth the Drive (24)
Business Meals (20)
Cozy (20)
Bar Seating (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Great for Lunch (17)
Local Ingredients (14)
Vibrant Bar Scene (13)
Great for Brunch (11)
Good for Groups (11)
People Watching (10)
Hot Spot (9)
Seasonal (8)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
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Healthy (5)
Organic (5)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

Love this restaurant! We come here all the time and I've celebrated a lot of life milestones at this wonderful restaurant. Also love to stop by for their incredible burger and sit at the bar for lunch.

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

An elegant, refined gathering place with extremely good food.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

The food and the service was great. We started out with the chaurtrie plate which was fantastic. I then ordered the Wagu beef which was fantastic. Dessert was bignets and assorted sorbets. The whole meal was very satisfying.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

Fairly good. Great ambiance, great service, food was good, but not good enough to warrant the price tag. Dinner portions were not very big, the gnocchi had at most 10 piece, which wouldn't have mattered if they were perfectly cooked and they had flavorful truffles, but they weren't and didn't. They charged $9.95 for flat water at our table of two, when given the option of flat or sparkling. Overall, it fits the neighborhood of being a nice venue and high priced food, but there are a lot better places in SF that you can find that match that price level.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Board appreciation.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was outstanding - I have been here multiple times and always have enjoyed the consistently enjoyable dishes (especially the steak tartare and burger). The service is also timely and professional, with water being regularly refilled and an amuse bouche presented every time that I have dined there. However, we were charged for a glass of wine (that cost ~$33!) that we didn't have - when we called to explain the issue, we were informed that the table next to us ordered the wine and didn't have to pay, lucky them! We are glad that it was corrected, but this is an unfortunate oversight that should not have happened (especially considering the price of the wine). Will definitely return.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined 4 days ago

Lovely spot with delicious food. Great ambiance. Was perfect for our girls catch up lunch

Tags: Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Organic, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on January 11, 2018

I think this was the best dining experience I have had in the last year. Highly recommend Spruce for any occasion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 10, 2018

First class!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 8, 2018

My husband and I went on a date here and had a fabulous meal. Everything wash delicious from start to finish. I had salmon, he had steak. The wine was amazing. They accommodated my dietary restrictions happily and graciously. Service was so friendly and attentive. Can’t say enough about them.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Fun, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Servers were not 100% able to carry a great conversation but overall very professional. The hostess / barista girl was so sweet--definitely my favorite!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Booked a table and chose the bar instead. Great ambience.

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Might have been an off night but for a $650 meal I would have expected a bit better.

Some mishaps:
They forgot an course
One steak was raw vs. med
Never refilled our wine glasses

Again maybe just an off night but was disappointed.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Lovely restaurant with great prefixe menu for New Years Eve. Very happy with our meal and service.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 1, 2018

NEVER has a NYE meal not disappointed UNTIL Spruce, this evening. I hesitate to tout too hard as I want to get in again, soon.
If I only had one word, fabulous.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Very friendly and diligent waitstaff, food is delicious, and the decor is spectacular. Ranks up there with the best SF restaurants, just be sure to save up before you walk inside!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We love Spruce. We celebrated our 50th anniversary last year with a dinner for 24 in the private dining room. I did notice a big uptick in the menu pricing. In fact, everything we were offered as menu additions were very very expensive. Still, it's a special place and great for a special evening.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Excellent ambience in a upscale neighborhood. Wine list is more like Roget's Thesaurus
than a more simplified version of outstanding wines. We had to request the breads!

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Food was good but soup and dinners were just warm, would prefer to have hot food. Server suggested a nice wine, thank you

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Top notch service. Lovely bread, amusebouche, duck and dessert.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Food was amazing, and they had great food for all of our food preferences. Wine list was amazing. This is an expensive restaurant, so be prepared.

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Organic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Local Ingredients
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Very good food and atmosphere. Burgers reputed to be among the best in SF. Well deserved reputation there. Service ok, but not great. $50 corkage fee not ok. Over the top and exorbitantly priced wine list. Overall, I would go back but would stick with salads, burgers, beer and desserts.

Tags: People Watching, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 28, 2017

came to spruce for a special-occasion lunch. while i have dined at the restaurant for brunch and dinner, this was my first time for lunch. was very excited about a cozy and holiday-centric atmosphere. the bubbly and burgers were their usual amazing selves, but the only salad option was not a home run - it was missing cohesion and balance. and with this being my first lunchtime experience, i was saddened that the customary amuse bouche and post-meal treat were not a part of the meal. another first? our waiter automatically served us $10 bottled water.

Tags: Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 28, 2017

The Food was fabulous! Service was outstanding! The bartender was excellent creating adult beverages. We had a wonderful

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Wonderful evening! Dined in the library - phenomenal service! Food on point as usual.
Amazing restaurant

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Delicious food and great service. Wonderful ambiance and special, attentive treatment.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Service was very good, polite and attentive staff.
Food was just okay, soup was tasty, but served luke warm. Lobster was overrated, would not order it again. Daughter loved her pasta though and claimed she wanted to lick the bowl.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 22, 2017

A great way to seldbratd the holidays. May make this a new tradition.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Hello to Nile S. and Chase. Beautiful people.
Spruce is always a pleasure to be at.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Amazing experience! Delicious food and super attentive, friendly service. The restaurant was fully booked, however the service was top notch, everything was perfect!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Our waiter Was so amazing, helpful, attentive and made our experience a delight. Food was fantastic and opened us to new dishes.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Great food and mostly good service. Coffee was late coming to the table.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Came here for brunch in the city with the husband. The bartender was really great! She helped the hubby out with some tips on a cocktail he was trying to perfect at home. Thanks again! The food was outstanding... fois gras on pancakes... heck yes! Such an enjoyable visit. We will be back on another trip into the city. Maybe for dinner so we can really enjoy some of the incredible reds on the wine list!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great service!
Great food!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 13, 2017

The restaurant is upscale with tablecloths and lovely. I drop in for lunch with friends or a snack at the bar . So because it is delicious and a lovely dining room I booked for a special evening . BAD idea the waiter seemed to think we were invisible . We waited for 20 min after we received water . He did not give us the bar menu although other tables were enjoying the fabulous burgers ! We had to ask ! He just kept ignoring us although there were plenty of other wait staff and other tables seemed to not be sitting with water only . I suggest insisting on a side table they seemed happy and recognized . I suggest somehow being open to telling the nice greeter that something is wrong . The wine expert never came to our table . The waiter just kept disappearing Somehow it seems that you might have to be a usual customer to have the welcoming that the restaurant design and greeting staff project ! Anyway the wine is good; the burgers are great and there is a kind attentive staff at lunch . We had well thought out and delicious entrees when we were finally able to order .

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Food was excellent and the three of us could hear each other speak. That's the good thing. The bad thing is that the waiter was all over us all the time until we ordered. One of my friends is fussy about wine. After the waiter said to him "Take your time" he kept coming back and hovering. Really aggravating.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 12, 2017

In a rush. Service was excellent and professional. Food delicious. Holiday atmosphere but comfortable, cozy. Great Zinfandel. We will go back for sure.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 11, 2017

We have dined at Spruce for multiple times since it was open more than a decade ago. The interiors of the restaurant is just timeless. The service is always spot on. The bar makes great cocktails.
The food is always good. Unfortunately, this past experience lost a bar. I understand it is the truffle season. However, not everyone buys the truffles. When the menu is overwhelmed with truffles, it is a turn off. Most of the restaurants do not put much effort on the vegetarian dishes. Throwing in a pasta dish as the vegetarian dish, it is not very appealing. My vegetarian had to pick two appetizers as the meal. I had the duck breast. I'd say good but not exciting. The meat is tender but lack of the duck flavor. The beignet is the best of the whole meal, besides the cocktail.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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·Dined on December 11, 2017

We felt very rushed with the food delivery, which made us believe that they were more interested in turning the table over than making sure we had a wonderful dinning experience. Our server was very good, so we are not blaming her for the rushed feeling.

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

AFTER READING OTHER REVIEWS, I WENT TO THIS RESTAURANT WITH GREAT TREPIDATION.
MY INITIAL IMPRESSIONS BEGAN TO DISSPELL THIS APPREHENSION.
THE RESTAURANT WAD BEAUTIFUL AND SERENE, IF UNDERWHELMING.
AND THEN THE DINNER STARTED.
AT FIRST EVRYTHING WAS COOL AND THEN IT ALL GOT A LITTLE RUSHED, AND THEN I LOOKED AT THE PRICES (BEFORE THE SF MARK-UPS) AND THEY WERE PRETTY BREATHTAKING; AND THEN THE SPECIALS WERE RECITED, SOME WITH PRICES AND THEY WERE ASTRONOMICAL--WAGU STEAK $138--WOW!), AND THE ONES THAT WEREN'T QUOTED WERE LEFT UNSAID FOR A GOOD REASON--HAVING BEEN SO GAUCHE ENOGH TO INJQUIRE; AND THEN THE WINE LIST WAS PERUSED--GAWD!,, AGAIN, PRIOR TO SF MARKUPS--HARD TO FIND ANYTHING UNDER $100.

AND THEN THE RUSH SET IN--HURRY ORDER...
AND THEN THE FOOD STARTED.

UGH!
THE AMUSE WAS LITERALLY DROPPED OFF IN VERY UNATTRACTIVE CONTAINERS, AND CONSISTED OF A FAIRLY TASTELES CHEESEPUFF AND --AND I DO NOT KID HERE- A GRAHAM CRACKER/NUTBUTTER SANDWICH.

AND THEN AS TABLES FILLED UP THERE SEEMED TO BE MORE WAITSTAFF MILLING ABOU THAN CUSTOMERS AND YET WE HAD DIFFICULTY FROM HERE ON OUT GETTING ANY KIND OF DECENT SERVICE AT ALL--INCLUDING SIMPLY GETTING CREAM FOR OUR TWO COFFEE DRINKERS-WHO, BY THE TIME IT FINALLY FOUND ITS WAY OVER, THEN NEEDED TO GET SOMEONE'S ATTENTION TO NOW PROVIDE REPLACEMENT HOT COFFEE--YES, IT HAD TAKEN THAT LONG.

ANYHOW THE MEAL FOR FOUR WITH ONE DESSERT AND ONE OF THE LEAST COSTLY, BUT PASSABLE, WINES WAS ABOVE $600--LUCKILY I HAD A GIFT CERITIFICATE--WHICH CREATED FURTHER CONFUSION AND EXTENDED DELAYS.

BY THE TIME WE REACHED OUR CAR, THANK GOD FOR STREET PARKING WE AVOIDED VALET CHARGES; I WANTED TO CALL MY BANK AND MAKE SURE NO UN WARRANTED CHARGES HAD BEEN ASSESSED WHILE I HAD BEEN PREOPCCUPIED BY SUCH A STUNNING EXPERIENCE.

I TRULY FELT I HAD BEEN TAKEN TO THE CLEANERS AND NOT "ONE OF THE FINEST ESTAURANTS" IN SAN FRANCISCO.

ON YEAH, THE FOOD WAS OK.

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