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Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar - Fairmont San Francisco

2219 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Fun (37)
  • Special Occasion (34)
  • Live Music (33)
A visit to San Francisco is not complete without experiencing Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar. Consistently awarded for serving 'San Francisco's Best Happy Hour' by San Francisco Magazine, The San Francisco Bay Guardian and most recently, Where Magazine. The Tonga Room offers exceptional Polynesian Cuisine in a tropical setting that includes thunder and rainstorms. It is the perfect escape after a busy day of meetings or shopping along Union Square. Be sure to try the Mai Tai, voted the City's best by Conde Nast Traveler.

Reservations are taken for dinner only. Hurricane Bar and Happy Hour guests are welcomed on a first-come first-served basis.

Cover charge applies to all guests after 8:00pm regardless of the time they arrive.
$10 per person on Sunday, Wednesday & Thursday
$15 per person on Friday & Saturday
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Asian, Polynesian
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Hours of operation
Reservations are taken for dinner only. Hurricane Bar and Happy Hour guests are welcomed on a first-come first-served basis.

Dinner is served Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Hurricane Bar is open Sunday, Wednesday &
Thursday: 5:00pm – 11:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:30pm

Happy Hour: Wednesday through Friday 5-7pm (except holidays)
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Phone number
(415) 772-5278
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar is the ideal spot to celebrate memorable occasions such as birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations and other special events. Rainstorms, thunder and lightning enhance your dining experience and will turn moments into memories for you and your guests. The Staff at Tonga Room will work with you to create a memorable and unique event. For more details, please contact Danielle Hacker at (415) 772-5283.
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Private party contact
Danielle Hacker: (415) 772-5204
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Cross street
California St.
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Parking details
Street Parking is available as well as the Hotel Parking Garage with no validation
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The Island Groove is our live band who performs the top 40’s hit songs from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s as well as current hits. The cover charge is $5 per person on Sunday, Wednesday, & Thursday beginning at 8:00pm and $7 per person on Friday & Saturday beginning at 8:00pm. Please keep in mind that once the band starts the cover charge applies to all guests in the restaurant and the bar regardless of the time they arrive.
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Wine
What 2219 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.2  based on recent ratings
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on August 17, 2017

The place is really cool has great vibes and the service and wait staff were very kind and attentive. However VERY overpriced. Also a band plays and if you are seated at the table you have to each pay a $10 cover which was just ridiculous to us. Someone had given us that dinner as a gift if it was on our budget we wouldn't have gone. Just go to the bar for a drink and get an app don't pay 50 bucks for one entree.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on August 16, 2017

We had a lovely time, however there were a group of youngsters there that were very drunk (or something else) and they were bothering everyone. They were there before we got there and left a few minutes before us after making a scene. It changed the vibe of the night for us as we were keeping an eye on them. Other than that, we loved it

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on August 16, 2017

Pleasantly surprised. We have full on tourists mode in our heads, but drinks were good and food was good. At the bar waiting for our table the bartender made a Shirley Temple and a Lemonade for our kids in the coconuts glasses with pineapple and umbrella. They were thrilled. Not a long wait for our reservation and we were seated. Not right next to the pool but it was fine. Band played and music was not unbearable as far as noise level. I had macadamia encrusted mahi mahi which was delish. My daughter had a noodle chicken and shrimp stir fry which she liked except they added tofu which was odd in a dish that already had meat. There is a kids menu. My son ordered sweet and sour pork. My husband had only ordered the pineapple shrimp fried rice knowing he would be finishing most of my sons meal. The whole night worked out better than expected.

CaliSunshine (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on August 13, 2017

The food is not great, mostly fried and over priced for the quality.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on August 13, 2017

Thought it was a bar feel.. Turned out to be a family restaurant AND charge an additional 10$ PER PERSON if you were NOT A HOTEL GUEST. No seats at bar more of a sit down dinning restaurant

Eden (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on August 11, 2017

Amazing ambiance with the live band playing on a boat in the pool. The food was also very good, which was a little surprising, considering how cool the place is.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on August 11, 2017

Meal and drinks were good but the staff let a nearby private party completely over run the area we were in. Constantly bumped into, with people walking up and putting their drinks on our table, etc. The staff did nothing to address the issue and even with multiple people in our party complaining the management still did nothing to really address the issue. Disappointing experience overall after waiting several months for the reservation.

OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on August 9, 2017

I had been there before and everything but the hostess was up to par. For some reason the young lady was very short and crusty with us. I realize she was training another but she wasn't very professional in her job. I hope the trainee doesn't pick up her bad habits.
If we went without a reservation and she was there I would have left.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

Had a great time. Live music was awesome. Ambiance was beautiful. They only sell Rum which isn't my choice if liquor so night was cut short so we could attend another bar. Other than that it is pricey for what you get. Dont think I would attend again but it was a nice experience.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on August 4, 2017

I didn't know there would be a $15 cover charge per person for the band. It ended up being a very expensive night.