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Restaurant Gary Danko

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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800 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1228
+1 415-749-2060
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrated our 27th tonight. Very special experience. Steve Lande is an elite General Manager. He runs the show...We enjoyed the crab salad, fois gras, seafood risotto, branzino, lobster, cheese course, and chocolate souffle. 99/100. Brian is a very knowledgeable Som. Cole an exceptional server. *Flawless...

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Thank daroldmark
melbourne
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623 reviews
402 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had eaten here several years ago and we were looking forward to being able to eat here again. Ate at the bar as we enjoy a bit of interaction with bar staff. Food again was excellent but felt over priced especially being Australian and having to add 5% staff healthcare then 20% tip and then add 33% to all that... More 

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Thank emelian
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gary Danko restaurant. The food was delicious and everything else about the restaurant failed miserably! I never had the feeling that I was in a fine dining restaurant. The noise level was terrible. I was stressing to hear the person across the table from me. The guests around me were crude and loud. I understand some things cannot be helped.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my 3yo the waiters were amazing with him from the first second! We started with the oysters with caviar, the rissotto is just perfect! Then we had the amazing scallops and the lobster which was not as perfect as the orher plates, but we ended with the branzini fish and the bison, both were the best of the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5,019 reviews
2,817 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,819 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A late dinner that wasn't necessary after flying 28 hours (including transit in Vancouver) but I can't imagine coming to San Francisco without dinner at Gary Danko - been doing it for more than 20 years. It hasn't changed a lot, not cutting edge and innovative like Saison, Crenn or Coi but the quality is superb both in produce and... More 

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Hertfordshire, UK
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here during our recent holiday from the UK. Our host, Suzanne, was very helpful and friendly. The food was great, lovely atmosphere, we had a good evening. I asked Suzanne if I would be able to have copy of the menu to take away with me. I wasn't until I got back to our hotel that I saw... More 

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Hawaii
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660 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place where we have dined before. While the food overall was good, the Vindaloo was too mushy and lemony for my taste. Service was generally good but not outstanding as it has been in the past and as one expects for such a fine dining establishment.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended me this restaurant a while ago and now it is on my top 10 list from San Fran. The place is cozy, sophisticated and the food is one of the best I have ever tasted.

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Caloundra, Australia
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82 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was just the wife and I for dinner. We walked past the restaurant after doing some shopping, I had read of the place and it seemed fortuitous . We walked in the door and asked to book for the next night, only to be told they didn't take reservations directly and we would need to call the central office.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was exceptionally good, great atmosphere, a bit too much food but a great place. Wine list is very good...very pricey but some of their wine really spectacular

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$70 - US$100
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1228
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-749-2060

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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