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The Richmond
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126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
+1 415-750-9787
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is like a trip to Paris. Nothing but authentic French food, well priced, and beautifully presented. We have nothing about nouvelle cuisine but it’s all you can get in so many French restaurants . Sometimes you just want the tried and true dishes you can’t reliably get elsewhere in SF unless you cook them yourself.

Thank vtobkin
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Always a wonderful moment in time to dine here amidst the neighborhood crowd and those who drive here from all over the Bay Area. Great food, good prices, and exceptional wine. And service is over the top!

Thank KathieVee
Davis, CA
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119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Chapeau has been here in the decidedly ethnic neighborhood of Clement for some years. Chapeau is French, with distinct overtones of French-Vietnamese. We had been regulars when they first opened but somehow got out of the habit. We thought of them for after a matinee at the opera last weekend and went there for an early dinner. The place is... More 

Thank Triumph3A
San Diego, California
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312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Our meals were very good. I had a filet the was cooked nicely. My wife had a tasty lamb dish. There is a good wine list. The tables are close together, andI would have liked a little more personal space.

Thank baltoro
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146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This was a nice little place. It is a little small but the food and service were good. The salad and soups were a great start. Filet was served with a half cut bone with marrow exposed. Dessert was the best of all. All in all a good experience.

Thank cooper12
San Francisco
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217 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Overall we had a very good experience at this restaurant. We had been several years ago and it was good so decided to make another visit for dinner as it's not too far from our house. There were 3 in our party and we had made reservations earlier in the day (about 2 weeks ago). They had a nice specialty... More 

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Carmel, California
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372 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Got to visit this Clement St gem based on friends recommendations. They moved here from smaller quarters in the Richmond. The food is excellent. The French onion soup Devine. Wine list full of nice choices... expensive, but worth it.

Thank rthau
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1,237 reviews
804 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

French food is fine they do it pretty good here, but there are more exciting french options elsewhere. This is 1980's american french stuck in amber.

Thank Alzor S
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Love the neighborhood vibe. Chef came to our table to greet us. Food was very good. Excellent wines too. Range of meat, vegetarian and seafood choices.

Thank Alison W
Aspen, Colorado
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Excellent food nice wine list and excellent and friendly service in the Richmond neighborhood! I have been there twice in the last year when visiting family in the city. Chapeau is a cozy family place with a nice atmosphere. The food is authentic bistro French with wonderful flavors. Most recently I had the bouillabaisse which was fabulous w/ a heavenly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-750-9787

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?