The Plumed Horse

4.7
2148 Reviews
$50 and over
Californian
The Plumed Horse achieves a look of sophistication with a sleek and modern interior featuring a glass-encased, three story wine cellar housing 1,800 selections and over 20,0000 bottles. Michelin Star rated since its re-opening, Executive Chef/ Owner Peter Armellino has created a Contemporary California menu with a balance of meat and fish and a focus on elegant dining. His cuisine is showcased in both a la carte and tasting menus, including one made up of vegetables grown on our local “farm.” All the action in the kitchen can be viewed from the exclusive and private Chef’s table (due to its high demand the Chef’s table is not available to be booked online-please call for availability). Experience the best in service, décor, wine, and food at this Silicon Valley destination locale that Sunset magazine calls “the best splurge restaurant.”
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
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
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
What 2148 people are saying
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vipRoseM
San Francisco
71 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Celebrated Mother’s Day. Excellent food and service as always. We opted on dining outside.

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KelsD
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was absolutely amazing dining experience. I celebrated my 31st birthday with my partner at The Plumed Horse. We had lots of fun tasting experience and memorable moments.

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SteveE
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated Anniversary on Thursday - May 6th. Best service, food and incredible experience. The staff makes you feel special. Peter Armellino - Chef/Owner is simply the best and a great guy. Jefferey Perisho - Win Director was amazing with the pairings. Then you add Enrique who was the server making you feel like family. 5 stars to the entire staff. It was so good, we bought a round of drinks for the kitchen staff which we all should do during these times.

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vipanum
San Francisco
32 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food! Great attentive service & wonderful attention to detail!

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Ubaldo
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food & wine was excellent, from start to finish.
The interaction with guest, from what i saw and heard revolves around the entire experience of the guest & what the core values of Plumbed Horse are about.

I like the fact that everyone takes care of the guest.

I noticed they emphasize a lot on what Chef puts a lot of effort and heart into.

And it goes along with his statement of “ redefining fine dining in the Silicon Valley” .
Providing attention to detail,quality, presentation, flavors & and being very selective on the best product out there (wine/food/service)

Great fusion of flavors, not only ingredients on food but also the wine pairings along with it.

bringing the best of the best to guest table for them to experience.

Every staff member being present when they need to be.

No rush whatsoever!

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AdiZ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place overall - expensive but well worth it

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vipKirk
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Did the tasting menu with wine pairing. Delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was incredible start to finish! Beautiful food that tasted so fresh and amazing and a wonderful safe ambiance!

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Chris76
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and Ambiance. Despite the Covid restrictions, the Plumed Horse did a great job of creating an intimate environment where my wife and I could celebrate our wedding anniversary.

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claired
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous experience. The tasting menu was exquisite. The evening was so enjoyable.
I wish the music was a bit quieter.
As a non alcoholic drinker, it would be fun to have some interesting nonalcoholic choices.

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JamesH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Now that they're open for inside dining it's back to the best place in the south bay. Food is rich, service is excellent!

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PauloL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

I could not believe that for $1000 dinner that they could not even pour water or your wine. Very poor service for a restaurant that has a Michelin star. Will never go back. Ive eaten at many high end restaurants, Meadowood, French Laundry, Quince, Altier Crenn, Manresa, 11 Madison when it was #1 in the world 2018 and so on. So dissaponting.

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PeterM
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first inside dining since the relaxation of the Covid lockdown. The seating was far enough apart so that there were no worries but not so barren as to lose all its intimacy. It was wonderful to be able to enjoy a great meal without worrying about the virus. The service staff was attentive and helpful but relaxed enough that we never felt rushed at all. Parking was a little more of an issue because so much street parking had been taken for outside dining in Saratoga. We finally found a spot not too far away but a little extra time should be allowed for finding a parking spot.

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vipJgnj
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ate outside and food was great as usual and great staff attentiveness as well!

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best staff and food around. Beats every Michelin restaurant in the bay...(yes, I’ve been to them all)

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SarahAV
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite go to celebration restaurant. Professionally or as a family.
The customer service is beyond expectations, very personal. They remember you and your preferences from one dinner to another. It's the little things that makes this restaurant so different from any other in the Bay.

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

Had an awesome night, service was phenomenal, and got to meet Chef Armellino. Left feeling deeply satisfied yet also excited to come back.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

As the very old customer since 1980, both my wife and I have been feeling a bit sad to experience deteriorating quality of service year after year specifically noticed after the restaurant was remodeled. We noticed a very limited domestic wine selections whereas huge number of wine bottles are exhibiting inside the restaurant. As for services by the servers, their attention to guests has been reducing with slow service by several busboys. I had to ask busboy to pour water from water bottle for my wife’s glass in stead of careless servers who should have taken care of. Due to the current pandemic, I understand that some of the services such as paper-napkins, covered utensils etc., but quality of service is entirely different matter. Moreover, we were surprised to see from the Bill found service charges was billed automatically which should be customers choice.
One more thing is the customers attire, and we miss the year around 1980-90 was far better than now. We do not think the customers with T-shirts with Jeans and sneakers as such attire should not suitable at fie French Restaurant. It is very sad to eat among the current circumstances. VERY MUCH DISAPPOINTED!!!

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JeffS
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dining experience. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The food was absolutely out of this world!

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

Great experience! Tasting menu lasted 3 hours but felt like 10 minutes.

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vipTheoreticalchef
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding meal with excellent food and service.

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MeaghanH
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a wonderful dinner. The service was impeccable and the food was divine. Especially loved the souffle/fondue appetizer and the dessert. We did the wine pairing with the chefs tasting menu. Pricey but worth it as a special meal.

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FastEddy
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The tasting menu was sensational! Chef Peter is a rockstar!

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vipLocalDiner
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Reliably great food and service and a truly impressive wine list. Less experimental than some, but overall a wonderful experience.

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foodie4ever
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Plumed Horse has been one of our favorite restaurants for years. We can depend on a dining experience that is superb in every way and we're never disapponted.

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vipWillaW
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service and the tasting menu was well constructed. Loved the abalone and the Halibut is very tasty too.
Only thing is some tables are right next to the street and the motorcycles zooming by was quite loud at times..
Overall food was still great. Still had a great time for our anniversary celebration.

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MichaelT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly Wonderful dining experience. The food was delicious and the service just perfect.

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SyWu
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I hadn't dined here in over 10 years. We aren't ready to eat inside, so opted to eat outdoors on a beautiful, warm day. The outside is decorated beautifully along the downtown street - with chandeliers and water fountain. Service was friendly and impeccable. The tasting menu was wonderful. The only downside was there were some noisy cars driving by, but not the restaurant's fault. We'll be back!

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carlo
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We had the tasting menu: The parmesan pepper souffle was delicious, the wagyu steak was superb. Abalone and halibut were cooked to perfection. Best ever Maitake mushrooms. The service was excellent. My wife cannot take cream and dislikes tartare, they readily and happily accommodate by modifying the menu, e.g. with strawberry souffle and other dishes adorned with flowers.. which delighted her. Service was excellent, attentive without being obtrusive. We will come back.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

21st birthday

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Allyson
Salt Lake City
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful experience with my family celebrating my Dad’s birthday. We can’t wait to return!

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ColleenK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our party of 4 immensely enjoyed our dining experience last night, from the moment we arrived till our departure.
The tasting menu was full of delishessly prepared courses, including several exotic and adventurous seafood and wild game offerings that delight all.
We were well attended to throughout our visit including the chef that came in to say “hello” and check on reaction to his menu. Our waiter was ever present and attentive and always tried to anticipated our needs as well as the entire crew.
Dining at the Plummed Horse was over the top, and made our birthday celebration even more special. We look forward to coming back in.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner and got to meet the chef

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ROSHANMC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

EXCELLENT service, food and ambiance. Thank you for a great time.

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FooodyinMhills
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We have gone here for special occasion for many ears. It was real treat to dine here; dipped with very expensive food and vine for quality. It is sad to say we will be not returning back. There are much better restaurants for quality, value and service

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vipMauiGirl
San Francisco
49 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were over the top amazing. Highly recommend the Tasting Menu! Can’t wait to go back

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

Great dinner for our first trip back since the reopen. Inside dining was very spaced out and quiet. Of course the food and service was fantastic.

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LindaG
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Despite the COVID situation and dining outside, the overall experience was great. The service was very attentive, friendly and timed well for the tasting menu. Food was very good and they were very flexible and thoughtful (had great options for gluten allergy as well!)

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MarciaD
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a delicious meal and wonderful wine that the sommelier picked out for us! Can't wait to go back

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The Plumed Horse is rated 4.7 stars by 2148 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.

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