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About The Cavalier

The Cavalier is an all-day London-inspired brasserie, located adjacent to Hotel Zetta.
This is the third property for restaurateurs Anna Weinberg, James Nicholas and Executive Chef Jennifer Puccio - the same team behind Marlowe and Park Tavern. Award winning San Francisco designer, Ken Fulk, revamped the interior with deep leather banquettes, polished brass, zinc and white marble, lending a posh and sultry feel.

360 Jessie Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
British, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:



Breakfast in the Blue Bar:
Monday-Friday 7:00am to 11:30am
Saturday and Sunday 7:00am to 10:00am
Lunch:
Monday-Friday 11:30am to 2:30pm
Brunch:
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 2:30pm
Dinner:
Monday - Wednesday 5:30pm to 10:00pm
Thursday- Saturday 5:30pm to 11:00pm
Sunday 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Afternoon bar menu available daily 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Cross Street:
5th Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 321-6000

Website:
http://www.thecavaliersf.com/

Parking Details:
Valet parking is available through Hotel Zetta; located at 55 Fifth Street on the corner of Jessie Street; adjacent to The Cavalier. Parking is offered at $20 for the first two hours, and $10 for each additional hour.


Parking is also available at the Fifth and Mission - Yerba Buena Garage; located at 833 Mission Street. The garage is accessible from Mission Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets, as well as from Minna Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets.

Executive Chef:
Jennifer Puccio

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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The Cavalier Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (32)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Pre/post Theatre (18)
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Bar Seating (17)
Special Occasion (16)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Fun (15)
Business Meals (14)
Casual (14)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Cozy (13)
Great for Brunch (13)
Great for Lunch (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Romantic (11)
Happy Hour (10)
Good for Groups (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Seasonal (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Hot Spot (7)
People Watching (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Authentic (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

I had the Fish and Chips -- very good
My husband had a hamburger and would have it again

Tags: Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Great place for before the theatre. Wonderful food and fantastic service. I will go back!

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 6 days ago

Food was served cold. Fish and chips had no flavor. I tried to order the lamb but they told me it would not be available for another hour and a half (I tried to order about 615pm). Brussels sprouts appetizer and pumpkin soup were tasty. Cocktails were dull.

Ambiance is really nice except for the metal chairs we sat on which are cold and hard.

Service was prompt in the beginning but then dropped off and entres took forever.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2017

My daughter and I always grab reservations here when traveling to SF. We love seating up at the beautiful bar for dinner or snacks and for their great selection of wines by the glass.The bartenders are fabulous and provide great quick service. The brussel sprout chips are fantastic. Another great plus is the location - it's close to the Westfield Center.

Tags: Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Tapas, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 9, 2017

OK. Not really authentic British or NorCal, but floating somewhere in between that doesn't quite click.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great place. Service and food were both excellent

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The Cavalier never disappoints, always a great go to restaurant.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Delicious menu and super wonderful staff! We had a group from seattle, Carmel and Sf - and everyone loved the food and ambiance. We shared so we could try a lot of different dishes - it was Incredible.

Tags: Casual, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We have been there 3 or 4 times in the past We booked for lunch. Didn’t know that they only have a brunch menu on a Saturday. Not what we were planning on, so went somewhere else for lunch. Had drinks there and the waitress was very nice even though we didn’t order lunch

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Fun
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

No notice was given at time of booking that due to thanksgiving a-la-carte dining was unavailable, this is not right.
Staff was nice and friendly but suddenly disappeared at 10pm without saying a word

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Although The Cavalier is not situated in a scenic area, the moment you enter the doors you know you’re going to experience fine dining. The staff were friendly in a genuine manner. They were attentive but not constantly hovering. Dishes were brought and taken away with grace and precision. I was well pleased with the overall attitude and interaction with each staff member. The decor fits the English style hunting lodge but with simplicity that made for a calming yet lively atmosphere. My party and I ate the Thanksgiving dinner, and it was an absolute sensation. Delicious, fresh, and creative dishes that made for a wonderful meal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The food was less than mediocre and especially the wine service was terrible considering the place. The sound level was insane. It's a shame because the place itself is very nice (similar to Park Tavern, from the same group) and conveniently located after a show at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. A total disappointment. Overrated and overpriced.

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Very noisy and a few misses - steak tartare was just OK, bathrooms were a disaster (to be fair the Hotel Zetta should be responsible for their upkeep), and espresso not as hot as I like. BUT - quail egg amazing, Panna Cotta with rubarb delightful and the service is hands down some of the best in SF.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

This was our first time at this restaurant and the Salmon was excellent as was the service.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 18, 2017

It took a half hour to get our bottles os champage. We were are party of 12. We ordered food and after an hour of waiting inquired. We were told we never ordered it by the same girl who took our order. The music would blare and then abruptly stop mid song. Super cool decor but all else was a thumbs down.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2017

A decent reliable restaurant in a business neighborhood lacking in an abundance of good sit down restaurants. Its part of the hotel , and is good for business lunches etc.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2017

absolute favorite go-to place in the city!! 💕💕💕

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food5
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Great spot, great drinks, great food, great service, but one of the LOUDEST places I have ever dined! Luckily I remembered that I had earbuds with me, or I would be stone deaf. My ears are still ringing, 3 hours later.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Our fault for getting there too early for brunch but breakfast menu is ridiculously overpriced. We did have three drinks but wasn't worth $100 for breakfast.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great atmosphere and service. Quality food. Good menu. Loved the pork chop!

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

While the waitress was a pleasure and tried to make things right it was really a calamity of errors all around. Truly disappointing. The table was in the back and it was a large round in the middle of the back room just outside the kitchen and bathrooms. The room was really cold and the seats were freezing metal. The volume made it hard to be heard across the table. While the cider I ordered was having the tap changed she brought me another while I wait. It was a nice gesture but when the cider was never going to be available she just brought me another of the same substitute without giving me the choice to select something else. There are five in our family and the waitress thought my three sons were going to share a burger. That is insane. So only one arrived and we had to wait for the other two to come late. None of us were able to eat together. This was a special occasion and that was the most upsetting. Then a couple desserts showed up while my youngest was just getting to his burger and only two deserts for the table of five. So ready or not ice cream would melt or the burger would go cold. Burgers ordered medium well all came red rare. The special request that one son made for his burger came one all three? It really was one error after the other. The days of throwing deserts we never wanted at the table that has had such errors are over . In less than an hour we were back out the door. Thanks for the $250 and oops sorry. Pity I can hardly remember what was right since it was over shadowed by so many errors

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Delicious preparation of every dish. Attentive and quality service !

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 8, 2017

We were there during Dreamforce, which is always an intense time for restaurants. We used opentable to book tables, but weren't sat until 20 min after the reservation time. The food and drink was FANTASTIC, so I would recommend this for a good meal if you aren't on a schedule.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

I loved everything about it except the metal seats were very cold on my butt and our table was situated in the middle with not enough room for the servers to quite get through so they bumped me probably 8 times total. I am a small person, there just wasn't enough room in between tables.

Tags: Fun, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Food was great. Service was great. We were running late for a reservation and called to let them know. They said no problem and they would hold the table for us.

Only negatives (IMHO) were it was a little on the noisy side (but it was packed probably due to the Salesforce Conference being in town), and somewhat cold inside.

I had the Cavalier salad and the ribeye. Both were excellent. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Delicious!

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Delicious food for reasonable price.

I had dinner here with a friend.

We had crispy brussels sprouts, beef tartar and bone marrow as starters to share.
After that, my friend had a soup and I had the lamb shack.
All of them absolutely delicious.

My friend was really full after the starters and couldn't finish her soup.
The waitress was very friendly and boxed up the left overs for her to take home.

I really like the interior and the place, it has a great ambiance but not too packed which keeps the noise level not too loud.

I will recommend this place to friends and definitely come back, I will also try brunch here.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Service was lacking, not what i'm used to since i've been there before. Drinks and food were AMAZING, per usual. Maybe the server was having a bad night.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Cozy, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Casual, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Delicious brunch in beautiful and fun atmosphere with great service!

Tags: Casual, Fun
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Well it is downtown San Francisco so expensive is normal and it seemed to have a millennial vibe, so noisy is normal. But this restaurant (in Hotel Zetta) did not meet the expectations I had. The supposed celebrity chefs and supposedly amazing food got a lot of pump inside the hotel. The food was very ordinary, and for the price ($24) of simple fish and chips very disappointing. I would not ordinarily order fish and chips in a nice restaurant, but the buzz about theirs was enough to overlook other options and give it a go. Kind of soggy french fries buried under three light, mild tasting, wedges of likely panko coated fried fish. Something like mild mayo was served in place of the usual tartar sauce. Why not some wasabi kick, or another or flavor note? I didn't get the hype. I would not go again. Maybe this is not fair since i had only one dish, but certainly this one did not deserve the acclaim they gave it.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Total waste of time and money. Definitely not going back

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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was delicious, but a little disappointed in the service. Had wanted to order more drinks but server never can back to check on us.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great food, fine service, an evening to remember. We enjoyed the Shrimp Boat, Lamb Scrumpets, the Marrow Bones, Marlow Burgers were wonderful. Terrific wine list and helpful wait staff, we enjoyed our time at The Cavalier.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

This restaurant capped off a weekend in San Francisco in style . Service , food and wine all wonderful from start to finish.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The restaurant was lively but ruined by s very drunk patron across from us- and being accosted by a homeless person outside

Tags: Cozy
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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Well worth a visit - the food was very good and as gastro pubs do this is a great choice. Good wine and beer list too.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Amazing service.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 18, 2017

This place is outstanding in every way. From the food (utterly amazing, with such thoughtful details) to the service (warm and attentive without being overbearing) to the host (kind and friendly) to the air of days gone by elegance while somehow managing not to be pretentious, we were delighted. I am especially thrilled to experience the superb creation of a woman head chef, and a woman part owner. SO nice to see women finding opportunities to shine and lead in this field. A+

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Overall food was quite good, although a bit salty on some dishes. The cocktails were hit or miss.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Very nice lunch as usual. The Bloody Mary is perfect.. spicy! A great menu with lots of choices. Everyone finished theirs to the last swipe of egg yolk. Service is quick.. great for theatre goers.

W will be back.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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