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Bix

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Neighbourhood:
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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56 Gold St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5103 (Jackson & Pacific)
+1 415-433-6300
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Today
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 16:30 - 22:00
Thu 16:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked ahead for this and got a great table right by the piano and base player. Service was good and the menu was big enough to find a few good options which were very well cooked and tasty. Wine list was also quite good. The bar is massive with just about every type of liquor you can think of... More 

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Manchester
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209 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There's so much noise coming from the bar as the drinkers compete with the singer to be heard that it make quite conversation over dinner impossible. Out starters were first rate but the mains were a disappointment, with such fine ingredients to hand it was a shame, there was little of no seasoning in my lamb and it was bland... More 

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Thank John C
Oslo, Norway
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant has a high ceiling that gives the room character. The food was well prepared and very tasty. We had 3 starters, a wonderful soup and a pasta with lobster that made my day. On top of that a nice dessert that made the evening a success. A great Zinfandel red wine accompanied us through the evening. Only minus... More 

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Thank Cuso1960
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation for 9pm, we got there on time and they made us wait for 40 min at the bar. After we sit at the table 20 min passed by until the toke order. After that appetizer cane but after that they take more than 1 hour to bring food. Check was not correct. The place is very... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden-away location makes this place feel even more special than it already is. Gorgeous old-fashioned space with 2-story-high ceiling, speak-easy style lighting, live music (lounge/piano). Excellent wait staff and very good -- but not excellent -- food. Noisy.

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Thank LaurenJeanne2013
Penhook, Virginia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bix was a superb place to eat. Expensive, yes! if you want a one night out and will be sure to have delicious food, exception service and nice ambience this is THE place. I had seabass and shrimp in boulibase sauce and it was delicious. Just enough...not scant, not over the top too much either.

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Thank Brenda R
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bix will take you by surprise the first time you walk in. Beautiful bar, high ceilings, lovely dining room with a grand piano. Enjoy a sidecar at the bar while waiting on your table. The menu has a variety of appetizers, and the main menu offers a nice selection of delicious fresh entrees. Very romantic!

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Thank Deborah C
San Francisco, California
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A typical San Francisco restaurant, carnivores welcome, decent wine menu and professional staff. The layout is interesting with two levels of seating, in sufficient space on the table and comfortable chairs. There are some innovative dishes such as black truffle stuffed hamburger, all and all good and plenty, the desert are good. If you are staying or living in the... More 

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Thank vailwood
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic evening at Bix. Great jazz trio plus extremely good quality food and wine. Service was excellent - welcoming, friendly, attentive. A 'must visit' place in San Francisco

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Thank Mary B
Clovis, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were skeptical about the deviled eggs with truffle - but WOW these were pretty awesome. very light and fluffy - only 4 egg halves but was just enough for the two of us. We each had the lamb (may have been a special?) and it was very tasty and we finished with panna cotta that was excellent and light... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Cuisine
American, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Gold St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5103
    (Jackson & Pacific)
  • Public Transportation: Muni bus: #41 Union
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-433-6300

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Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighbourhood home.
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