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126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
+1 415-750-9787
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cassoulet” (21 reviews)
“duck” (19 reviews)
“profiteroles” (10 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Chapeau! is an authentic French Bistro located in a non-descript building on Clement Street. Reservations are difficult to secure, particularly since we are from out of town and do not visit the city very often. However, my wife and I finally dined there celebrating our...More

Thank TJFLG42
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We ordered the three-course menu, starting with the trio of salmon. This was the best course of any meal we had during our five day stay in San Francisco. The salmon was surrounded by chopped hard boiled egg and caviar. Scooping some of the salmon...More

Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 1 May 2018

After living in the SF Bay Area for 27 years and in 2000 moving to Oregon we had not been back to the city in 18 years. Stayed at the St. Francis Hotel in Union Square because both my wife and I had worked in...More

Thank winjo1940
Reviewed 29 April 2018

At the entrance, my French friend and I were welcomed by the owner/chef. We immediately got talking. It is clear that he has a great connection with many of his diners. The food was great and it was the most beautiful salade Landaise I’ve seen...More

1  Thank Pigchopolopolous
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I would recommend Chapeau! as a good data place. I went there with work colleagues and 3 of the 5 of us were disappointed with the meat dishes we got. The wine was excellent, the foie gras was sublime, but the pork was dry, and...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The escargot on the menu got me there. The amazing item was the lafge filet mignon fixed like a tall bone in steak. It melted in my mouth. I asked the owner who stopped by often how did he get such a thick steak so...More

Thank J8246RErobertb
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The 126 Clement Street has always been a French restaurant––for 30 + years under various names, owners, etc. dark times, bright times. For the last seven or so years it's been very bright time, with Le Chapeau. A beautiful classic––yet relaxed––classic French restaurant. The design,...More

1  Thank tashidelek1
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We went here toward the end of February and had a delicious meal that included a nice table side visit from the chef as well as a chat outside after dinner with him. He did a very good job. A nice prix fixe menu was...More

1  Thank 180michaelm
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Chapeau completes a French culture trifecta at the intersection of Arguello and Clement Street. The Arsicault Bakery on Arguello, the custom leather goods April in Paris and Chapeau on Clement. Although we usually stop by Chapeau during the week, this year we started our New...More

Thank jrftrav16
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Ambiance, service was excellent as was the cuisine. Both of us had French onion soup. The best ever. Wife had the duck and I had the pork loin. Both perfect. Desert of chocolate cake and profiteroles expertly done.

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Holly M
21 June 2016|
Response from sfwon | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant directly to tell them your problem. Generally, high end restaurants would happily accommodate your special needs. Be sure to tip the chef.
10 February 2015|
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Response from Maggie D | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Certainly no tie or jacket required. Dressy casual would be best.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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