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Paul K Restaurant - CLOSED

199 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5919
+1 415-552-7132
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
29 Apr 2012
“utter disaster”
26 Apr 2012
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, American, Contemporary, Middle Eastern
€€ - €€€
199 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5919
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Reviewed 29 April 2012

This used to be a reliable Performing Arts area restaurant:decent food, good service and they got you out in time for your curtain Not anymore! New management,new servers and nobody in charge Busboy had to seat us-no Maitre d" in evidence Busboy had to find...More

Thank vanderhof
Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

I have just finished my meal here at Paul K's and feel inspired to review this restaurant here and now. Without any hesitation, it is 5's across the board. Appetizers: meatloaf, crab wontons, and tatot tot fondue. Dinner; ravioli, pork chop, and fries chicken. Everything...More

Reviewed 13 April 2012

The seafood chowder is an appetizer not to be missed. Being from New England, I am very particular about this item. However, this was one of the best chowders that I have ever had. It was a white, creamy base, just like the New England...More

Thank DayTripper084
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We ate brunch here before an opera matinee and the meal was fine. However, when my credit card bill arrived, this restaurant had charged us twice - not the same amount, but similar - £29.39. I contacted Amex who were very helpful, I wouldn't have...More

Thank Balmain
Reviewed 19 January 2012

I loved everything I ordered at Paul K. I am not typically a fan of lamb but based on the preparation (pomegranate glazed riblets with garlic yogurt) I had to try it. It was WONDERFUL. I also ordered the lamb shank based on the waiters'...More

Thank coffeelver
Reviewed 12 November 2011

Had brunch there on Saturday. By far one of the best Eggs Benedict we'd ever had. Salmon only, but amazing still. Surprisingly empty since we both loved what we ordered. The maple glazed bacon in the Fry Up was superb.

Thank hcatlin
Reviewed 10 November 2011

We stopped in here to eat dinner after attending a performance at the San Francisco Opera, which is just a few blocks away. It's a smallish place, one room, but tastefully fitted out to feel larger. Gratefully, there was no music; after three and a...More

Thank MojoLad
Reviewed 14 June 2011

Good cocktails, friendly owner and staff, consistently reliable food, great spot in Hayes Valley.

Thank mudgeguy
Reviewed 8 June 2011

Fresh food, freshly prepared-- that should be the motto for Paul K's restaurant. A small, intimate place, the folks in my party raved about everything they were served. An interesting mix of flavors and textures, each dish from first to last shone. I actually went...More

1  Thank BruceCSyracuse
Reviewed 26 December 2010

My teenage daughter and I wanted to eat at a restaurant near the Opera House, where we were seeing The Nutcracker. Paul K is a nice little restaurant with interesting choices and a reasonable price. We split a salad, had the sea bass and skirt...More

Thank ddranch
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5919
    (Oak St.)
  • 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: +1 415-552-7132
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