State Bird Provisions

4.8
1794 Reviews
$50 and over
Californian
Please note: 'standard table' is indoor dining, if unavailable then we are fully booked indoors.

In lieu of our traditional dim sum service we are currently offering an à la carte experience. If you are interested in booking for 6 to 8 guests, please visit our website.

Due to limited space and for the safety of all, we ask our guests to dine within the following time frames:
1-3 guests - up to 1 hour and 45 minutes
4-5 guests - up to 2 hours

Tables will be held for 15 minutes after the reservation time, at which point we will make the table available to our waitlist. Outdoor dining is subject to San Francisco weather changes, so please dress accordingly.

If you are feeling less than your best we do ask that you reach out about your reservation, we will gladly find a time to reschedule!

Support State Bird Provisions during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • 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 1794 people are saying
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LGNelson
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Creative and interesting menu. Very good food but limited and small quantity.

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vipDorisW
San Francisco
28 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Fun time with friends, interesting yummy snacks. Enjoyed the different dishes. Great atmosphere.

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AlbertB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu was insanely tasty!!! Peter was a rockstar server! Overall 10/10 great work SBP team!!!

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AttentiveEater
Portland
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

This might be the best meal I ever had. It's definitely right up there. Very creative cooking. Delicious and interesting.

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jorgel
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Espectacular lugar necesita estrella Michelin , muy agradable y la comida deliciosa

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Tanya
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time going here and the food is always delicious. They aren't doing the dimsum style service (because of covid) so that element is missing, but still worth it! We took my aunt who is a total foodie and she loved every bite!

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Emily
Chicago
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love State Bird Provisions! They've done a great job of adapting to post-pandemic dining, but we hope they bring the dim-sum style carts soon.

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vipKyne
San Francisco
122 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Impeccable service and a fun place. I’m not sure the food - we had 11 dishes total - is in the same league as, say, Birddog. It was fine but none of the dishes really wowed us (nothing was ‘bad’ either!). It’s pricey which is fine but we had expected a bit more of the dishes being memorable. Generally speaking the appetizers were the star.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food and service all around. Don’t currently have liquor, but great wine and beer selection.

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AlisonC
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bucket list experience for us before leaving the Bay Area. Favorite dishes were the pork belly, corn mochi and oxtails! Skip the duck liver mousse and dare I say it, the state bird. Both were somewhat forgettable amidst the rest of the fantastic dishes.

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vipShannonA
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Best service, amazing plates - especially the squid salad, the state bird, the sourdough pancakes - amazing wine list!

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Leah
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious small plated food. Great atmosphere! Definitely recommend.

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danishdines
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it, the food was brilliant as always (while the food isn't served dim-sum style the menu is still full of gems) and the outdoor seating set up was great (nice lighting and good use of heating).

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and I was pleased by everything we ordered! My favorite dish ordered was the Black Sesame Duck Confit Dumpling. The atmosphere was modern and I loved the open kitchen concept.

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Simone
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience5

I have been to state bird many times and loved it every time but last night was a true disappointment- the service was extremely lacking, the food was very inconsistent and the pacing of the dishes was a mess. Hoping this was a one time mix up.

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untravels
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We ordered the below food:

yuba & shiitake ‘inari’, farro, quinoa & salted plum dressing - 3/5
steamed egg tofu, sungold tomatoes & garlic-chile oil - 3/5
black sesame duck confit dumpling 2 pc - 5/5
smoked trout chip’n’dip - 4/5

melon & cucumber ricotta salata, pepitas & plum ‘chamoy’ - 5/5
summer squash pistachio sambal, fried shallot & basils - 5/5
snap peas & beets cashews, togarashi & wasabi - 5/5

shrimp toast curry aioli, celery & serrano chile - 3/5
garlic fry bread burrata, 7-pepper spice, tomatillo & peaches - 2/5

july ‘cover bird’ konkan spiced quail, cucumbers & avocado-mint chutney - 3/5
sichuan pepper fried rice ‘a la plancha’ soft tofu & pole beans 24 - 2/5

strawberry mousse roll cake, chamomile milk chocolate sauce, candied sesame 4/5
blueberry peach cobbler, walnut biscuit, white chocolate wasabi cream 4/5

The server was friendly, however after spending over $500 on our meal we were rushed out of the restaurant. Overall they rushed us with the dishes and asked us to leave as another party was waiting for the table. I have never experienced that at a Michelin star restaurant.

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Dant
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Fantastic venue. Great food and great service. This is one of the better places I will take friends and family to for special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always have a great experience here! The food is always amazing and the service is superb.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed each and every dish, from the old standard State Bird with Provisions, to the innovative corn mochi with Fresno chilies, the superb trout collar and tail special, and my personal favorite, Yuba alla Amatriciana. The service was excellent and the entire team was very attentive. The meal service was also exceptionally well-paced. The French-pressed coffee provided a perfect ending to our wonderful meal. My only regret was not taking a photo of our bottle of sake, which provided the perfect complement to our meal.

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Danielle
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

The service was excellent and the ambiance was fun and energetic. In case you don't read all of this, the bottom line is that I would not choose to eat here again. Good dishes: oysters, dumplings and corn mochi. Out of 9 dishes, these are the only 3 I enjoyed. The burrata came with deep fried bread that you couldn't cut or chew. It had Indian spices on it that do not go with Italian burrata (the burrata itself and stone fruit that accompanied it were great). The staff was nice enough to comp this for us since the bread was inedible. The ox tails were ok, but the fried tofu on the same platter was utterly bland. Their signature dish, deep fried quail, was too heavily breaded and almost over cooked, however the real issue with this dish was the semi-coagulated bone broth that the quail sat in. It was a brown, semi-gelatenous puddle and was completely off-putting to the eye. Lastly, we were celebrating a birthday and there was no acknowledgement of our special occasion at all. With all the places to eat in the city, I would put this towards the bottom of my list.

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OpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing!! Great overall experience and I can’t say enough good things about our server, Allison. Her recommendations were spot on - don’t miss the duck liver mousse!

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vipDavidC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great dinner!

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vipRupalS
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Seating / experience could be more intimate. Tables are wide and the single tables in the middle of the room without the option of moving chairs to sit closer is pretty uncomfortable. Lots of flat surfaces make it loud and hard to hear. So the vibes is less energetic / lively and more cacophonous. Really too bad given how well considered the food and service is. You dont even need an experience designer - just use intimacy / connect as a lens and you will see easy ways to address. This is one of my favorite restaurants which is why I’m sharing this in depth feedback!

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vipMadelineW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite restaurant! Always amazing service and incredible food!

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Gastrobub
Sacramento
22 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I'd been wanting to try this place since they first opened. Finally got the chance after they reopened after Covid.

I made reservations the second they became available. So a tip to the hungry traveler, be patient and get a reservation. I booked for 5pm, right when they open and we were seated right away.

The service is fantastic. I think everyone on the team stopped by our table at least once. Our primary server was obviously very busy but took her time to walk us through how things work, how the menu is setup and made some personal recommendations.

We left the order of the dishes up to her and she was a maestro and coursing things out for us. Started with fresh and spicy, then towards heartier dishes. Building up to the grand finale, the specialty quail.

She recommended 3 items each but we were really hungry, having saved our appetites just for this dinner. So we ordered and split a total of 9 items which was perfect. I think 3 each would be a little light for dinner.

Dining room is simple but pleasant. The open kitchen where you can watch the treasures being made and plates was a nice design feature. Service was excellent.

I'm not a vegetarian but I'd say half the dishes we ordered were all vegetables. And they were incredible. Love this place, we'll be back.

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CraigN
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our best restaurant evenings anywhere anytime. Amazing food and dining experience. Deserves the Michelin and James Beard awards and reviews. Unbelievably unique dishes and fine dining without pretense. Wine pairings were superb and matched the originality of the menu. Staff is extraordinarily thoughtful, helpful and friendly.

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JohnC
Orange County
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, can't wait until they start the dim sum service again.

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OpenTable Diner
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about this place is exceptional. A culinary delight! Definitely recommend ordering a variety of the small plates. Wonderful experience!

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danhV
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Michelle star worthy dishes.
Totally worth the hype. Every dishes are so pleasantly surprised with the explosive flavor between each dish. Each flavor enhance our tastebud with satisfied.

We wanted to try all dishes since it’s served tapas style, small plates to try and share.

Book in advance 1 month ahead bc this place is packed!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff is wonderful and really guided us to the best dining experience. Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor area was very well done. Great setting. Food was fantastic and service was excellent. Always a great time

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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vipLiveTravelEat
Columbus
8 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience1

Beer and Wine only. The decor is very plain, uninteresting. Staff is very casual, but knowledgeable, prompt, and friendly. The food is downright amazing! Definitely worth a trip.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always.

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Tammy
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every single dish we had was quite incredible! Mostly small dish tapas style. the sweet corn mochi with creamy cilantro sauce was scrumptious. Outdoor table with heater lamp worked well - luckily not a windy evening. Service was friendly and not pretentious! Superb dining experience. Can't wait to go again!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was SPECTACULAR! The staff takes so much pride in what they do. Every attention to detail is made. We got to sit up at the “bar” watch the chefs prepare each dish. Left me in awe. Highly recommend!

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SnehaM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience highly recommend their corn mochi dish

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing experience. They handled our food restrictions and preferences seamlessly. Both the food and service were out of this world!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Everything was as great as before. They did better job with squid salad. The only one dish I wish they did better is the ice cream sandwich. I loved the chocolate ice cream sandwich so much . They changed the menu yesterday. The new lemon ice cream sandwich lacked a little bit contrast. The taste was ok for me. Other than that , I really enjoyed eating there and hanging out with friends there. I will definitely go there again.

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vipBayeater
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Highlights were definitely the salads, apps and desserts. Their namesake dish was just okay, the “provisions” were just sliced white onion and parmesan in a sauce, was expecting something more thoughtful. Quail was a little dry.
Salads and desserts were fantastic though. Fresh ingredients, great presentation and delicious.

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State Bird Provisions is rated 4.8 stars by 1794 OpenTable diners.

State Bird Provisions does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/state-bird-provisions/giftcards.

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.

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