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Hayes Street Grill

320 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4421
+1 415-863-5545
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
320 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4421
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived with little time to grab a bite before a nearby performance. The host had us seated quickly and our waiter arrived at our table already knowing we were short on time. We were served promptly without a sense of rushing on the part...More

Thank Jennie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A first visit with friends mid-week. Excellent fish menu, lots of selections beyond the ordinary, and all fresh and tasty. Our group had the butter fish, salmon and sole...all delicious. Our waiter enlarged the starter to serve 4 (usually serves 2-3) and we thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank jackiesnk12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a recent mid-week, after-the-symphony rush dinner with a friend. Coming in a little later has the advantage of a much quieter experience. The wait staff was friendly, if a bit inattentive given the number of empty tables. We split an salad with goat cheese...More

Thank george l
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Classic restaurant near the jazz, opera and symphony. Great fish dishes and service that does not wear thin.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had dinner there last night. Food and services were wonderful. Our waiter, Jack, was super knowledgeable and friendly, gave us plenty of time to think and enjoy ourselves but was always there when we needed him. We had a selection of apitizers that we...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We ate here before the SF Symphony. Lovely people, atmosphere, and food. Thank you Hayes Street Grill. We’ll be back.

Thank Lucretia E
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Years ago I'd come here on occasion before a show and I was never disappointed. I now work in the area and can go more often. It's still a very good option for either lunch or dinner. I always enjoy the specials but also have...More

Thank Maya002
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Having made the mistake of not booking a restaurant on a Friday night, we quickly found that, even for a table of 2, it is difficult to get a table~7pm in the Hayes Valley Region! Luckily HVG had a table and we are eternally greatful...More

Thank DexterD2013
Reviewed 24 February 2018

The food continues to be so reliably excellent over so many years we have visited on our trips to San Francisco, it is hard to believe. The fish is always done to perfection with interesting side sauces. The green sauce we tried this time was...More

Thank B-Lynd
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We were taking our granddaughter to see the ballet at the opera house and wanted to treat her to a meal first. It was busy and the service was somewhat spotty but the food was good. The crab cakes were excellent as was the swordfish....More

Thank RFW1943
Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky
shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to
imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of
a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation
of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a
community park at its center and dozens of trendy
businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish
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Bobbie B
4 April 2015|
Response from Maya D | Reviewed this property |
I was there a week ago and they had scallops on the menu served over a celery purée :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4421
    (Franklin Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bart Civic Center stop MUNI Van Ness and Hayes 21 Hayes bus in front of restaurant ...............
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-863-5545
  • E-mail
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