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Foreign Cinema

2534 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2512
+1 415-648-7600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2534 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2512
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

It takes a lot for me to write a review, but my recent experience was so disappointing I wanted to share: We had friends visiting from the UK so booked a table for 8.30pm on a Saturday night. Having arrived on time we were told...More

3  Thank Luke P
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I was looking for something different with highly rated food and this fit the bill perfectly. We were promptly seated in one of I believe were three different areas all of which were showing different movies on one of the walls or a screen. The...More

Thank Bphman
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We dined here this evening with our son and his wife. We were able to walk from their residence and our table was ready at the time of our reservation. The staff was attentive and Profesional. Service was impeccable and food was delivered at just...More

Thank Dan V
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Foreign Cinema This vibrant and open restaurant is a true delight for Sunday Brunch. Located in the Mission area of San Francisco, this restaurant offers delicious American cuisine that is healthy and yet very delicious. Atmosphere in the restaurant is indescribable as it feels like...More

Thank RajeevNagpal
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Love the new daily menu concept which in our case yielded a special lightly seasoned "lettuces" salad, amazing lamb medley (steak, chop, sausage) with assorted braised greens, and sharing several quality desserts. Attentive service without being overbearing.

Thank mojobabushka2018
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Well... this restaurant is in business fir over 20 years. It was opened when surrounding was run down stores and bunch of homeless. 20 years passed and they are still in business . Ok ... I have been to this place number of things over...More

2  Thank Marishecka
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Went here for my birthday dinner while visiting San Francisco. It did not disappoint. The food was excellent as was the service. Definitely worthy of a special occasion dinner.

Thank Shelley K
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Came here for an event and we had a specialized menu. I ordered the pork chop which was alright. It was nothing amazing although I did really enjoy the veggies that came with it. There was an appetizer with salmon which was really good. I...More

1  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

A wonderful menu with twists on usual combinations. Beautiful presentation combined with exquisite flavors.

Thank John O
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re a wine lover like me, make sure you spend a little time ahead of your visit browsing trough this very comprehensive and beautiful wine list. Recommended!

Thank rubendtor
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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Lois B
7 December 2017|
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Response from samweinbergersf | Reviewed this property |
Try calling the restaurant.
14 September 2017|
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Response from teacherchickSydney | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you book rather than try a walk in. It is a fabulous restaurant.
18 April 2017|
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Response from 799leonards | Reviewed this property |
The area is not the safest part of San Francisco. I walked several blocks with my guests to our car, and had no concerns. But probably safer to Uber back to your home or hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2534 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2512
    (21st St.)
  • Public Transportation: MUNI: 14 Mission bus; BART: 16th & 24th/Mission station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-648-7600
  • E-mail
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