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1800 Montgomery St, between Francisco St & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111-1013
+1 415-392-9280
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1800 Montgomery St, between Francisco St & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111-1013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a great menu and the service is also good. The food is pretty generic but good generic. The only reason I marked it down by a point is the lack of creativity when it comes to making something different than say, Outback.

Thank Brandon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend & I decided to try Hillstone after not dining there for a few years. Our consensus: we've far better restaurants in our City by the Bay. I'm a fanatic for a great Burger and at $21 I think this Burger should be superb....More

Thank FabInSanFran
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Owned by the Hillstone Restaurant Group (who also own Los Altos Grill and Rutherford Grill in Napa). very good, American-style food I've been to Los Altos Grill 400+ times I think and the menu here is essentially the same. but obviously I like LAG so...More

Thank BobbyK312
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Hillstone aka Houston’s still lives up to the hype! Consistent for all these years, this Houston,Tx based chain in still consistant. Their training manual should be studied by all restauranteurs. Timing was a bit off Saturday night, but just slightly off. We started with their...More

Thank briankulaf
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We dined at Hillstone twice in a week while in SF for business. Carefully prepared and presented dishes. Phenomenal service. Our waitress Anahit was very courteous, attentive and was a pleasure to have her ten to our two tables.

Thank arickg2017
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I went on a Friday night and the wait time was long so I sat in the bar area, that turned out better anyway I think because I was by the window away from the crowd. The food was nice but pricey, the wait staff...More

Thank luggedsteel
Reviewed 10 January 2018

After our trip to Alcatraz we needed somewhere for lunch. Hillstone is directly opposite where you exit the ferry. Lovely place with absolutely wonderful food. A bit pricey but well worth it.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Great location, walked right over after our Alcatraz tour. Friendly service! You can tell the food is fresh & made with care (especially the homemade fries, similar to In N Outs) but it is quite expensive for lunch, although most good restaurants in SF are....More

Thank Sami G
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Any of the Hillstone restaurant group is a safe bet, and this one is not the exception, nice place, nice food, this time service was average, not as friendly and attentive as their brothers restaurants (Bandera and Houston's) are, but in general it is a...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

What a bizarre experience! We walk into this dimly lit dark wood restaurant that has this warm fireplace feel to it. We are greeted by a host who walks us to a table and just drops the menu on the table and walks away. Ok...More

Thank TravelingSilvers
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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18 January 2016|
Response from HillstoneSF |
Hi John, We are so grateful that you choose to dine with us when you visit the area! As far as the corkage fee, the first bottle of wine you bring is complimentary, and for any additional bottles, there is a $15 corkage... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Montgomery St, between Francisco St & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111-1013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-392-9280
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