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La Folie

2316 Polk St, La Folie Lounge next door to the restaurant, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
+1 415-776-5577
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“amuse bouche” (32 reviews)
“foie gras” (39 reviews)
“lobster” (41 reviews)
French, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2316 Polk St, La Folie Lounge next door to the restaurant, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was recommended by the concierge at the Intercontinental. I really didn’t give it a second thought given that the concierge was very pleasant and highly recommended the restaurant. I should have done my due diligence before giving my credit card to make reservations that...More

Thank Eric168_168
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Folie has been a long standing hit with visitors and residents alike. The French food, the staff, and the quiet and intimate setting are a great combination for a terrific evening. We let the kitchen pick our courses, and they didn't disappoint. Worth a...More

Thank ns2we
Reviewed 31 January 2018

One of my favorite lounge's and destaurant's in San Francisco! The staff and food is top notch, always so impressed.

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Had a late reservation last week to eat at La Folie with another couple. Just the greeting alone when you walk in is so personable and makes you feel so welcome. Chef Roland was there to greet us along with their sommelier Rob at the...More

Thank SirNose
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived amidst the greatest storms San Francisco has ever had, a light sprinkle. For my gf’s birthday I planned ahead and made reservations. (Seriously recommend! You can specify the occasion and preselect various elements: flowers, wine, etc...) As this was our first time, we...More

Thank rtepowers
Reviewed 17 January 2018

La Folie, located in a nice section of Polk Street, until recently reportedly held a single star Michelin rating, but the most recent set of 55 Bay Area restaurants for inexplicable reasons omits this fine establishment. Service far exceeds what one normally encounters, Each course...More

Thank Siriusguy
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of dining here again for a business function where there was a full restaurant buyout. The food, as usual, was excellent. Talent and creativity were obvious and the scallop and beef dishes were executed flawlessly. Beyond amazing food, LaFolie absolutely nails the...More

Thank BiotechWanderlust
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Very good surprise. Abundant dishes, very well prepared, good looking and full of taste. Good environment, deserves its compliments. The lamb was special. Cozy place with romantic lighting. Very good food overall.

Thank Bruno M
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

True French Cuisine with modern tilt. Started with two half glasses of rose champagne and than foie gras and Dungeness crab salad beautifully pared with a rich Chardonnay and sweet red fortified red. Tempted by the frog legs, next visit. Desert was exceptional, cheese soufflé...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Our relatives had been here before and really enjoyed the food and the chef. Since this was a special occasion we decided to make an evening at a familiar place. Reservations at 7 for six. They took us into a large room which we Happy...More

Thank davcarl
Russian Hill
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visitor would gladly leave their heart in San
Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down
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Response from THEGaryGreen | Reviewed this property |
I am a VERY picky eater (a vegetarian who hates vegetables). I found the restaurant to be extremely accommodating in building a meal for me. Because the chef is on site and the owner(and is in San Francisco), it is an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$100 - US$150
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2316 Polk St, La Folie Lounge next door to the restaurant, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
    (Union & Green Streets)
  • Public Transportation: 19 Polk, get off on Polk and Green street. 49 Van Ness, get off on Union and walk one block East to Polk street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-5577
  • E-mail
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