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Valentine's Day Special Menus & More
Waterbar will offer an a la carte menu for both lunch and dinner on Valentine's Day.
Friday, February 14, 2020
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The wine I ordered was spoiled ... the salad has 3 shrimp in it ... very disappointing experience...
I’ve never had a bad meal at Waterbar. Consistently a great experience.
Top quality food. Excellent place to bring family members from out of town.
Thanks so much AaaaaT! Rich T.
Great superb food! Excellent execution in seafood and tasty deserts. Had the special lunch at discount to try, and would definitely be back on a special occasion.
Made the reservation for my wife's 65th birthday. She loves seafood, and this place is ranked one of the best in SF. Arrived about 20 minutes early, and our table was not ready. we went to be seated in the bar, and each had a cocktail. They seemed to be well-crafted. About 20 minutes later, we were shown to our table, which had a view of the Bay Bridge. Our waitress, Precious, was very knowledgeable and gracious explaining the menu. We opted for the petit seafood tower and then picked our entrees. The seafood tower (tray really) had oysters, clams, tiger prawns, and dungeness crab, all very well prepared. For the entree, I had the fresh swordfish and my wife had the tuna tartare, one of her favorites. We had a glass of champagne (Nicolas Feuillate) to start, a white Sancerre with dinner. Dessert was Sticky Toffee Pudding,
something I hadn't had since a trip to London. Everything was great all the food very enjoyable. My only
criticism, if I have one, is that I called the restaurant ahead of time and told them specifically that it was
my wife's birthday. While the staff all knew and acknowledged my wife's birthday with greetings, there was no complimentary dessert with candles, singing, etc. I was a bit disappointed by this. However, overall, the meal was superb, and I would happily go there again!
We thank you so much for the detailed comments and for enjoying! Rich T.
Love the views and ambiance at this restaurant. The food is always quality even if it is over-priced. reasonable wine list, but the reason to go is for the atmosphere.
Thanks davidm! Our kind regards, Rich T.
We specifically mentioned this was our marriage anniversary and asked to make it special. There was nothing special done.. didnt even get us a seat by the window. We just couldn’t believe how an upscale restaurant can be like this..Horrible experience
Awesome! Second great experience in three weeks. We started with two dozen of the chef's daily oyster special. Small, sweet oysters, and delicious. Served with Roederer sparking wine. All three main dishes were delicious, two were different specials. The calamari with beans was unusual and extremely tasty. The toffee/chocolate desert was amazing. We drank Handlery Pinot Noir. An extremely outstanding luncheon. We will be back. Jim was our waiter and he could not have been nicer or knowledgeable.
Hello LadySomerset, That sounds like such a nice lunch that you enjoyed with Jim. Great to hear and thanks for the repeat visits and your support! Best Regards, Rich T.
The location and ambiance of Waterbar can't be beat. Since I don't eat oysters, shellfish or pork, it was probably the wrong restaurant for me. They took the oyster out of the salad and exchanged the pancetta vinaigrette for champagne vinaigrette; it almost worked. The tuna dish was excellent. A lot of the main dishes for some unexpected reason had some version of pork included. Service was excellent. It is a good restaurant, but not for me.
Hello slip, We are certainly a Sustainable Seafood restaurant, so we will be sorry to miss you. Thanks, Rich T.
Although I've had drinks and appetizers at the bar many times, this was my first time having a sit-down meal. The food was excellent and the service was professional and personable. I'm happy to see the quality of the food and service matches the gorgeous view of the Bay Bridge.
Hello MichaelW, Yes, we offer a great guest experience in the dining room! Thanks for the kind words and see us soon! Rich T.
Had the SF Restaurant Week Lunch special, would highly recommend this to everyone.
Thanks RichardD! Come see us for brunch as well! Rich T.
Seafood is fresh but service is soso
Fantastic lunch. Everything was great and the service was amazing!
See us soon 51! Best, Rich T.
Outstanding dining experience.
Loved the Branzino and duck.
Will be back.
Many thanks Joeb, Rich T.
Great food, beautiful setting and a well trained staff who were knowledgeable and attentive to our special requests.
Thanks for sharing Steve, Our best, Rich T,
Birthday. Wish the Waiter would sing to the birthday guests.
Ha! Sorry, none us possess the talent for that! Thanks for celebrating with us! Rich T.
This is our restaurant for special occasions for all the usual reasons. The location is lovely, the service is efficient, helpful and informative without being intrusive, the food is good, we can hear ourselves talking. Nearby tables don't seem to intrude. There is never a missing piece of silverware, or an unfilled water glass. Unless you are looking for extreme formality and elaborate cooking this restaurant is perfect.
We love to hear all the reasons why! Thanks so very much Rooney, Best, Rich T.
Family get-together for us. It was
Our waiter Samel, was terrific. Highly recommend, and we will repeat.
We will share with Samael and we thank you! Rich T.
Stevie was an incredible server !!! We got to take 3 hours to drink & dine !!!
Thank you Sountru, for the kind words that we will haply share with Stevie. Our staff is wonderful and we are happy you enjoyed one of our many service stars. Best, Rich T.
What a wonderful experience. The staff was amazing from our Host,waiter and bus person. Food was great the partial view of the Bay Bridge was amazing. The place is not cheep between me and my wife the bill was over $400.00 plus an extra $20 for the bus person he was entertaining us the whole night. Our seat was against the back wall next to one of the aquariums. I'm not sure why we where placed there when there where nicer tables available with better views. Maybe it was how we were dressed over casual. But rest assure my boots cost $400 my wallet that holds my cards cost me $1200 my wife's LV was over 6k. My wife loved our table because it was far away from the fake money and cheep suits. Again the staff was amazing but be prepared to spend $$$ otherwise you may leave disappointed and hungry with a lesson learned at $200 for a dinner for two. Yes I would go back just for the staff and maybe request a kitchen table if they have one. Please try the Octopus in XO sauce
Thanks so much Dyna, Please let us know if you have any preferences and we will always do our best to try and provide what you enjoy. Our best, Rich T.
Celebrated an early birthday dinner. We had the roasted seafood, chef’s choice oysters. The Host and wait staff were attentive and professional.
Thanks very much Joanie, Our best, Rich T.
The food as usual was terrific. We enjoyed the Chef's Oysters with Roederer Rose Sparkling wine. Superb! Followed by two new items on the menu: Poached Eggs with Polenta, and Tuna Ceviche, with an
order of French Fries. All seasoned beautifully and the taste was terrific. A bottle of Handley Pinot Noir went so well with those two dishes. Our waitperson was Eric. So attentive, knew his wines and was a pleasure to spend time with. A most enjoyable dining experience.
A beautiful brunch with great service! We appreciate the recognition and will share with Eric. Sincere thanks, Rich T.
Everything you hope when you are near the water. Perfect place for a date or just want top tier food.
We received excellent service and the quality of the food was top notch. This is definitely a perfect place to celebrate any special occasion.
Many thanks Angela! Rich T.
Nice place to take a date, if you really like her. ok if you want to get laid this is the place
Thanks DonaldB! Rich T.
We had a delightful time. The food was uniformly great- tasty and complex. Our waiter was fantastic! We had interesting and varied courses- the Fall radicchio salad was amazing with the roasted pork belly. The Muscovy duck dish could have served 4, and we got only a half duck. And, finally, because it was my birthday, my bowl of sorbet was comped- a nice touch. The wine by-the-glass menu is excellent- I had the Roederer Brut Rose and Penner-Ash Pinot noir, perfect for our courses. It was a memorable meal and evening!
Fantastic service at the bar and table. The menu is limited but full of lovely delicious choices. We had the Branzino, beet salad, oysters, and mushrooms. All superb. Beautiful interior and great views of the bridge.
Great food, great service, great view (of the bay bridge).
My friend and I go every year to Cirque du Soleil and then a nice dinner. Waterbar was an awesome end to our day.
Nice combo night and thanks so much CarolynD! Our best, Rich T.
This is a fantastic venue that is centrally located in the Townsend and Embarcadero area of SF. They have a phenomenal oyster selection and wine list to choose from. I would recommend Waterbar.
Thank you Danielle, Rich T.
Have to say the little touches the management took and our high energy server Nick had for my birthday were great. The personalized birthday card is greatly appreciated. I'd like to say thank you to the staff, chef, for the excellent black cod and the fresh imperial seafood platter brought to our table. Absolutely delicious!
By far one of the best restaurants I’ve ever been to (that’s saying something as I live in Los Angeles). Thank you Waterbar for making our anniversary special!
It was our first time going . Location and view were great. Stuff were very nice and accommodating to us. The food was good, but the champagne glasses were not chilled. I enjoyed our experience, but the prices were a little high.
I will go back, but won’t get the champagnes again.
Was a birthday celebration but not once did they express happy birthday wishes :( But over all love this place!
Lovely as always. But I didn’t give the highest rating because we got really messy cracking our hard lobster claws. This is fine dining with fine dining prices. People come to celebrate occasions and dress up/put jewelry on. We did not appreciate having to crack our own lobster claws. They should have at least been pre cracked. Cracking lobster claws is appropriate for casual, seaside dining, with bibs. The lobster was fresh and delicious though! And don’t get me wrong, it can be enjoyable to crack lobster claws with company but in the right setting.
Thank you very much!
Thanks you Maria, Note that we will service your lobster upon request. We hope to see you soon, Best Regards, Rich T.
Incredible dining experience and ambiance.
Many thanks Corey! Rich T.
Really wonderful service. Attentive staff, knowledgeable servers, outstanding food and oh the views! Really up’d my service expectations for the next time I dine somewhere. Very accommodating to our requests, stunning dining room, and did I mention outstanding service? We felt like royalty