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Hayes Street Grill

320 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4421
+1 415-863-5545
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
320 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4421
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Classic restaurant near the jazz, opera and symphony. Great fish dishes and service that does not wear thin.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had dinner there last night. Food and services were wonderful. Our waiter, Jack, was super knowledgeable and friendly, gave us plenty of time to think and enjoy ourselves but was always there when we needed him. We had a selection of apitizers that we...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We ate here before the SF Symphony. Lovely people, atmosphere, and food. Thank you Hayes Street Grill. We’ll be back.

Thank Lucretia E
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Years ago I'd come here on occasion before a show and I was never disappointed. I now work in the area and can go more often. It's still a very good option for either lunch or dinner. I always enjoy the specials but also have...More

Thank Maya002
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Having made the mistake of not booking a restaurant on a Friday night, we quickly found that, even for a table of 2, it is difficult to get a table~7pm in the Hayes Valley Region! Luckily HVG had a table and we are eternally greatful...More

Thank DexterD2013
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The food continues to be so reliably excellent over so many years we have visited on our trips to San Francisco, it is hard to believe. The fish is always done to perfection with interesting side sauces. The green sauce we tried this time was...More

Thank B-Lynd
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We were taking our granddaughter to see the ballet at the opera house and wanted to treat her to a meal first. It was busy and the service was somewhat spotty but the food was good. The crab cakes were excellent as was the swordfish....More

Thank RFW1943
Reviewed 13 February 2018

very , very good dinner , before going to the symphony just 2 blocks,from there , service old fashion , kind gently and pro , the sole was perfect and the apple pie excelent , size of dishes how they must be , and ambiance...More

Thank Jorge W
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We had dinner here before a symphony concert as it is a short walk to any of the performance venues for the symphony, opera, ballet, jazz in San Francisco. The staff is very helpful in keeping you on schedule to get to your performance on...More

Thank steve h
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Tried for early dinner. Split pea soup is great. Crab cakes excellent. Grilled calimari was ok, are used to deep fried in Brookings. But was good for a change. Sat at the bar and visited with locals who eat here regularly. Have put it on...More

Thank Richard S
Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky
shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to
imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of
a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation
of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a
community park at its center and dozens of trendy
businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish
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Bobbie B
4 April 2015|
Response from Maya D | Reviewed this property |
I was there a week ago and they had scallops on the menu served over a celery purée :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4421
    (Franklin Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bart Civic Center stop MUNI Van Ness and Hayes 21 Hayes bus in front of restaurant ...............
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-863-5545
  • E-mail
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