Spruce

4.8
3835 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

Featured specials

Select a special by choosing a date, time and party size

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Dine in
Starting May 9, 2021

Celebrate Mother's Day at Spruce! Enjoy an $85 per person 3-Course pre-fixe menu. We do offer a kids menu for children 12 years and younger. Cancellation Policy is 72 hours in advance. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests at Spruce!

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Daily 5:00PM - 5:15PM

What 3835 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food2service1ambience4

They didn’t serve us until I voiced concerns. I’m not white but my mom and I felt service unequal to others.

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Pmvk
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was done perfectly—tasted amazing, looked beautiful, and creative. Splendid.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here is stellar. The service is stellar. A reliably great experience.

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vipElyse
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food4service2ambience4

The service was unusually poor. Our lunch took nearly 3 hours. Unacceptable

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EugenieL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food5service2ambience4

The food was very tasty as I expected, especially the mi-cuit salmon I had that was exquisite — but I was very disappointed at the service. After waiting for 20 minutes for someone to take our order, I had to interrupt a waiter to finally be able to order. Maybe my perception is not right because we waited so long before we could order food, but it felt like it took forever to get our drinks. That’s surprising because several tables were empty, it wasn’t rush hour or anything.
Then when our food finally came... both appetizers and entrees came at the same time. There wasn’t enough room on the table to accommodate all the plates so they couldn’t put the plates we were supposed to use to share the appetizers... Not very convenient.
About 5 minutes after we had started eating, someone came to offer to take the entrees back so we could eat the dishes separately, but we were really hungry and the food was getting cold anyway (we were eating outside and it was really cold) so we preferred to eat as fast as we could to avoid more inconvenience.
It was my husband’s birthday and I think it’s the first time no one said anything even though I had specified the occasion was a birthday when making the reservation.
The waiter was very apologetic though, and was generous with the wine I ordered, but unfortunately it didn’t make up for the whole experience. And they charge a 20% gratuity by default, no matter the experience...
I am very surprised and disappointed at this whole experience, I was really looking forward to eating at Spruce since it was the first time in months my husband and I could enjoy a lunch out.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional experience. They are such pros!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and wonderful food

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vipChristineH
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience3

The experience started with the hostess having an attitude when we were brought to a sunny table and asked if we could have the table in the shade. Her response was "that table was not requested by you". How would we know to request it?
The food was all over cooked. Medium rare hamburgers came well done, the bread on the pastrami was charred and the duck confit was dry. The server did not come out to see how we were enjoying out food until way into the eating process.
The manager was very kind and made a new sandwich to go and gave us desert. That helped...but we spent over $400 for lunch with a nice bottle of wine. It should have been superb.

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BennetP
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful ambience, what a bar, good spectacular, service extraordinary, wine sommelier very knowledgable!

Highly recommend!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Everything was great but it was just a little too cold sitting outside and there were not enough heaters to take care of the chilly weather.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor seating was perfect! Kale Caesar was the bomb!

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vipTylerO
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience2

Edit - 4 *’s. The food quality was above average, but the menu offerings were limited. Unfortunately, the weather was very sub-par and while Spruce attempted to block some of the wind, the 2-tops directly on the sidewalk were not protected from wind at all. They did have heaters and the service was spectacular, minus a 5-10 minute wait for the original greeting from our server. Overall a good dinner but left wanting more.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything from the moment we walked in was simply fantastic. The food and wine pairings were spectacular, in addition to the ability to sit just inside by the window. The cherry on top was the wonderful, informative and attentive service. We felt very cared for the whole evening and look forward to coming back. Spruce has been our go to place for birthdays, but we’ve only had brunches until now. Dinner was out of this world, especially as we emerge from this pandemic.

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vipSteve
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome culinary experience. Spruce is my go to restaurant in SF.

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vipDavidO
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service as always. Thank you Spruce for making my wife’s birthday so special!

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vipPerfection
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything we’ve come to expect an Spruce - sublime food, refined yet relaxed atmosphere, and attentive yet not overbearing service.

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vipMoeM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The wait staff at Spruce are incredible. They are knowledgeable, professional and charming! The food ingredients are so fresh and delicious.

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vipKathyCalifornia
San Francisco
25 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fantastic time with the Spruce crew! Food and wine are amazing as usual, but the staff and service.... SUPERB! Thank you

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Safe clean and delicious! First meal out post Covid and they delivered 100%.

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ADB1
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The outdoor space looks nice, but it's not well heated like other restuarants in the city. The food is very good, but not the best value with the prix fixe menu. I would think about returning when the full menu is back in place and indoor seating is available again.

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NicoleH
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was AMAZING! The lobster entree is still on my mind and cannot wait to go back. I love the outdoor seating and music playing the background. Prefer it to even eating inside!

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AllisonC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love Spruce! You make it a special night out!

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JeffW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Everything was exceptional and as expected, Unfortunately we ate outside and the heat lamps were not enough to keep us from not freezing to death but with a few amazing drinks we were fine.

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SatisfiedCustomer
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yes, it’s expensive, but for the price you really get an excellent meal with excellent service every time. It’s a perfect choice for special occasions.

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viplovetoeat
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was great with the exception of the 20 layer cake, which was not that special and a very tiny portion. The chocolate sorbet that was served with it was very good.

The celeriac velouté was delicious!

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vipPS12
Los Angeles
33 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Can be very good restaurant but menu is limited and they run out of items.

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RimaZ
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We dined outside at a small table on the sidewalk, so ambiance and sound are different than they would be in normal circumstances. Otherwise, an overall very good experience.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prefix menu with extra options. Service charge included. Not bad for a nice night out. It is windy and tables are under some trees so if you’re not sitting under the ones with ceiling then prepare to get wind blown in your face! (Also watch out for stuff falling down from the tree and hit your food)

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was fancy for everyday but what a special treat. Great service, food snd drink

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazingly classy and elegant ambiance. The food and wine list are fantastic.

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Brettsky
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A perfect place for a birthday lunch. Can't believe how good the food was, including the dessert. Wow!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience5

The food was amazing. But sadly there is one guy named Eric who is a waiter and who is unprofessional and arrogant person. Asked him to bring some bread for our table, in fact there was no bread for us. Then I asked him later where the bread is, he just looked away and told us that it takes time to cook it. Which is basically a lie because I waited 15 min for it. Please keep my review in mind and talk to your waiter because he just ruined mine and my friends mood. TY

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NeeRay1733
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and cocktails were delicious. Worth the trip to SF

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vipvisitor
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal we had was truly excellent. It was a lovely late afternoon to be eating outside. We enjoyed the entire experience.

My only complaint is, we booked through Open Table. The only timeslot available was a bit early, but advertised 1000 point dining. I was planning to look for another day and time, but the 1000 points sold me. The restaurant changed the reservation and then immediately changed it back so it did not have to award the 1000 points. It's sad that a truly great restaurant had to resort to such tactics and sad that Open Table permits this to occur. This is bait and switch tactics and illegal.

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vipNoLaw
Central Coast
6 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful experience. Chase was amazing! The outdoor seating was perfect. We loved the meal, the service and Spruce didn’t disappoint!

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vipLarryS
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was wonderful as always. Ate inside off the bar menu. Food great, room great. The bar made me a special drink, added to my enjoyment

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience4

The value of Spruce is its Chef. A superb and constant quality chef. Some members of the serving staff are also very polite and experienced. . It all however.sitting in the worse table, on an empty restaurant, at 5 PM, or the coldest spot at lunch time, caused a group of us to question the hability of the front staff.

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ShazD
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experienced and beautiful new patio! Loved It!

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vipElizabethE
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every single dish was delicious. The quality of food, the presentation and the service were exceptional. Can’t wait to go back!!

FAQs

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

Spruce is rated 4.8 stars by 3835 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.