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Sheba Piano Lounge

1419 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-4114
+1 415-440-7414
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1419 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-4114
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The bar service is unsurpassed by Julian & Juan. We sat at the bar for a light dinner & drinks & could not have asked for friendlier or more attentive service. The hostess and (possibly) manager/owners were equally helpful & fun. This place is a...More

1  Thank Heather O
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We had the best waitress ever who worked for Sheba a long time but now is working somewhere else. That night she was helping out her old boss. And we were the lucky ones. Food is very good and very well presented. The only thing...More

Thank lucjanssens67
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic night! The whole experience was one of the best meals of our 4 week vacation. We read about this place in Australia and booked ahead - just as well... people couldn't get in. The Ethiopian food is spicy but oh sooooo delicious....More

1  Thank Barb577
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I walked by this place dozens of times and was always curious what exactly happened here. I walked in on a Sunday night thinking it was empty to find the place packed! We opted to not wait for a table and sat at the bar...More

1  Thank Paolo R
Reviewed 30 September 2016

My wife wanted to surprise me since I love live music. We walked into Sheba and one of my favorite songs was being played by the Jazz band performing that night. I fell in love with the stress free ambiance and beautiful Ethiopian decorations. I...More

1  Thank SouthBeach650
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a drink and some jazz. Got both and left smiling. All in all pretty good place. The live music is pretty loud which makes any sort of conversation difficult. And the jazz was real heavy and an awesome guy on the sax

Thank sailingkiwi91
Reviewed 13 August 2016

An intimate, friendly place which we discovered unexpectedly. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful, the food is amazing (Out of Africa) and the place has life music every evening, 'Keeping the Fillmore Jazz alive'! We spent a great evening ans were able to bring a...More

Thank alexander d
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Small place but with great atmosphere and good live music. We had the shareing dishes from which the chicken dish was particarly nice. The service was efficient and friendly and made for a pleasant evening. Went on a Sunday night and was full.

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Fantastic Ethiopian food with live jazz. Go family style and enjoy the spice and flavor of this cuisine while people watching and relaxing to the sounds of great music. The crowd is lively and the drinks are delicious. Put your preconceptions aside aside and enjoy...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I was new to Ethiopian food and I loved it! The food seriously tasted home made. So yummy - if I could go back today I would! Ambiance was fun and they had live piano players!

Thank jcerrone
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Hi, is this an all-ages venue? (i.e., would I be able to bring my 17 year old daughter). Also, do you have gluten free options? Thanks!
21 March 2017|
Response from Barb577 | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both questions. It's a lovely atmosphere and very suitable even for kids. And they did have gluten free
Hello! Do I need to call to make reservations for dinner for two on a Saturday evening at 5 pm? Also, would the live jazz start at 5 or does the music generally start later? -thank you!
21 February 2017|
Response from sailingkiwi91 | Reviewed this property |
yes you'll need a reservation. the jazz will depend.. ask when you make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1419 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-4114
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-440-7414
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