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Wence's Restaurant

4.4
532 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian
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WENCE'S Restaurant is a family owned business where we believe even the smallest details matter to ensure every customer is pleased and eager to return. Our friendly staff will provide you with impeccable service and in the back you will find Chef Gerardo Wence and his highly skilled staff preparing you an outstanding meal!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Californian
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Daily 11:30am-4:00pm
Dinner Everyday: 4:00pm-9:00pm
Brunch: Sa-Su 10:00am-2:00pm
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Phone number
(925) 566-8971
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Gerardo Wence
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Catering
Please inquire at the restaurant about off-site catering.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Patterson Blvd
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 532 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.2
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipCuzican (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

The first time at Wence's the service was good and the food was good. Wence's was able to accomodate the family, which is a large party with kids and that's always a plus. Combine all that and Wence's is a great place to enjoy a meal.

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Vinodude (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

I like the fact that they have several seafood choices.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Food and service was very good. Had 7:15 reservations and got seated at 8:00p - not good at all.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Love this place!! You have to experience it for yourself...food is amazingly delicious!!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We went to Wence's for the first time on Valentine's Day. Although they were busy, and of course we had to wait for a table in spite of reservations (usually true on big dining out evenings), we received personal attention that exceeded our expectations, including adaptation to a special diet and special help choosing wine.

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MichelleM 
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We have been going to Wences for years and love it. They never disappoint. They have grown in popularity so reservations are recommended. Oysters Rockefeller is a must each time we visit. Lobster cream soup is also great.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Come often for happy hour. This was the first time here for a nice dinner. It was a great meal. Very tasty and creative.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Always good! Close to home and good affordable food. Staff is great. Casual but still elegant.

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vipManilaSunsetGal (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Service was mediocre; waiter was inattentive on this particular occasion.

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CashDog (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

The menu selections are great, especially the starters menu. The quality of the food was excellent, as was the service. My only complaint is the noise level inside. It's hard to carry on a conversation, but the food is so good, I'd go back any time.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Great food and service. We had the special-crab and appetizer fondue, the Chilean sea bass, the French onion soup, and the prawn cocktail. The French onion soup was just okay, and the rain cocktail was good but they were tiny for the price. Everything else was delicious. The cookie skillet was also good.

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vipFormerOrindan (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

We met friends here for lunch. It was a beautiful day and we were seated outside. Unfortunately it became clear that the umbrella wasn't able to shade us enough so we asked to move inside. The waitress graciously sat us inside where it was quiet and cool although the ambiance was lacking I had the lobster tacos. They were good but the spicy sauces overpowered the delicate lobster. The sweet potato fries were good. My husband had the fish and chips and he was happy with his lunch. The remaining 2 people ordered salades nicoise. It had beautiful rare tuna on top. They both finished their lunches and I think they were quite happy with their meals. If I am in the neighborhood and am looking for a good place for lunch I would have no reservations about returning although it is not a destination restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

All employees were very helpful and very good at their jobs. Hostess, wa

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Localg (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Our first time here. Everything was fantastic and it’s our new Fav place.
The food: excellent with nuanced flavors
The service: helpful, timely. Spot on.
It’s a bit loud, but not to the point you can’t have a conversation.
The only issue is the parking, not their fault, but give yourself extra time to find a spot if lot is full.

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vipVineanddine (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

If you would like to read my review on Wence's go to Yelp! Don't need to spend anymore time on this restaurant.

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