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Bouche

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Neighbourhood:
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603 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94108 (Stockton)
+1 415-956-0396
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17:30 - 23:00
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Sun 17:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 01:00
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Oregon
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks to the hotel staff and concierge for recommending we stay close to the hotel for our first dinner date out in the city. Bouche was EXCELLENT! We chose to sit in the front window, eating at the window countertop/bar seating. Great people watching on Friday night which happened to be St. Patrick's day too. The grapefruit salad was fresh... More 

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Thank drgaud
Yerevan, Armenia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere, friendly and professional staff, the custard/caramel desert is to die for! a must visit when in SF.

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Thank Macvgirl
Gold Coast
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201 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in SF friends took us to Bouche. What a lovely place, the food is so good. I just love the Bacon Bread. This is a cozy French restaurant well worth the time to visit. You will not be disappointed.

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small, intimate, fresh food,French influence, knowledgeable great service! This is a neighborhood gem yet still downtown San Francisco. On my frequent visits I have never been disappointed by the excellent food, wine selection or the service. I love to sit at the counter especially if I'm dining alone as it feels you are right in the kitchen. A true favorite.... More 

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Thank JSWINES
Capetown
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb French cooking to a very high standard. Wonderful find while walking out to eat in the rain. First meal to fully finish because of tastiness. A welcome find for food and good French wine

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Thank Michael M
Miami Beach, Florida
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189 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We were welcomed into Bouche on a chilly, rainy night. The place was packed, celebrating their anniversary. There was a buzz in the air and we were offered some bubbles since our table wasn't ready. Overall, traditional bistro food, done well. I heard that the bacon bread was fabulous. It was crazy fun matched with well done food. Go and... More 

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Thank Ann S
San Jose, California
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Bouche was quite a find! We had reservations (that I highly recommend) and we were immediately seated upstairs by the window. All the food was delicious, such as chickpea fries as an appetizer, swordfish as an entree and creme anglaise and dulce de leche for dessert. Wines were mostly French. Service was friendly and attentive. Small restaurant has it all!

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Thank Travelingpat2013
Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

If you like small, atmospheric bistros, look no further. We stopped in here for dinner and were blown away by the food. We sat in the bar and were served by the charming Matthew. He recommended the pork belly and hangar steak and we were amazed by the tastes. Don't pass the opportunity to have shaved truffles on the steak!... More 

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Thank Laura A
Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This tiny restaurant is cozy enough to feel like it's in Europe, where the staff speak French, and the food is delicious enough to return another time while in town (which I did). Highly recommend.

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Thank Jennifer K
Sarasota, Florida
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The phone here is the star - wonderful creative dishes that are simple yet stunning in there flavor and depth. Sometimes the service is tad slow, but the great food covers any minor fault you could find with the service - and would never take away from a try five star rating

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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$10 - US$30
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 01:00
Thursday
17:30 - 01:00
Friday
17:30 - 01:00
Saturday
17:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94108
    (Stockton)
  • Public Transportation: BART: Montgomery St. BART Station CABLE CAR: Powell Street & Bush Street MUNI: Market Street & Stockton Street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-956-0396

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Staying in Union Square

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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