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Sauce

131 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5919
+1 415-252-1369
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
131 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5919
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to the Jazz Center quite often and Sauce is our favorite pre-concert restaurant. It is also convenient for the symphony or opera. Sauce is a homey comfortable place for good cocktails, solid American food and large portions. We have eaten in the light...More

Thank Packer220
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

After flying in from the east coast, stopped in here for a late night snack. Perfect!! Staff couldn't have been nicer, the little plates were interesting and fun. Wish we were there with a group to try more on the menu. Would recommend and would...More

Thank PG-NY
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I'm slowly sampling a number of the restaurants within walking distance of the collection of performance venues in this neighborhood. Sauce is a good choice. The restaurant is small, but more than a dozen tables. It wasn't crowded when we got there. They have an...More

Thank TennisBum P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Exited our Lyft around the corner from Sauce, and the amazing smokey aroma greeted us and drew us in. Quieter neighborhood adds to the warm cozy atmosphere. Inside, each table is its own oasis of community. THE FOOD is the best I have had since...More

Thank zephyr64
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A comfortable location devoid of interesting decorations. Food costs are $100 each for wine, appetizers, drinks and dinner. I hesitate to comment on the food because of a discovery made post dining: The restroom was excessively filthy. Had I visited that facility prior to sitting...More

Thank bill s
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The food was excellent and the restaurant was very cute. It looks like a small restaurant but keeps going back and opens up into a another big room. The service and the food were great. You have to get the protobello mushroom fries! I could...More

Thank haleybale
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Great hidden location. Outside/ inside dining. No reservation walked up. Has happy hour options. Pricey. Food and drinks were great. Waiter was very attentive and personable. Ordered the crab Ragu app, chicken Parmesan, and the lobster roll. Everything was delicious and our drinks were great...More

Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Five us enjoyed a meal . From the time we got seated to when we left. We loved all of our entrees and all the desserts were tasted!! Would definitely come here again. I should mention that in my request on Open Table was actually...More

Thank sfnativ458
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Looking for something to eat in SF at 10PM turned out to be a bit of a challenge. Luckily we found Sauce on walking distance from our hotel. We simply had the best bacon wrapped scallops ever! Absolutely delicious. Very kind staff, nice interior, good...More

Thank Erik C
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Just got into town on a Sunday night and ended up at Sauce, around the corner from my hotel. The menu had a great sounding range of dishes. I had a great short rib pot roast over a fantastic bowl of veggies. One of the...More

Thank Jeff D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5919
    (Oak and Page)
  • Public Transportation: BART: Civic Center station; Muni Metro: Van Ness; Muni Market Street Trolley 'F' Line: Gough St.; Muni Bus Stop: 6,7,66,71
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-1369
  • E-mail
Description
At Sauce: Gough we serve what we like to call "Social Cuisine" - American comfort fare so good you'll want everyone at the table to try a bite. It's shared food without the tiny plates. Come sample Chef Ben's creations along with some drinks in the intimate Supper Club; cozy up to the beautiful redwood bar for a signature cocktail; or, enjoy a meal in the bustling main dining room. Experience what happens when Comfort Food meets California Cuisine — it could be our Tomato Bisque with white truffle grilled cheese sticks; Portobello mushroom fries; or our signature applewood-smoked-bacon wrapped meatloaf, something is sure to tickle your fancy. Located just a few blocks from the civic center in Hayes Valley, Sauce: Gough is the welcoming result of three partners' desire to create a comfortable spot for drinking and dining. Pre-Show, post-show and for all your private events Sauce is the place. Stop by for dinner any night between 5pm and Midnight and see for yourself; what’s cooking
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