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La Folie

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Neighbourhood:
Russian Hill
French, Contemporary
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2316 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822 (Union & Green Streets)
+1 415-776-5577
Today
17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Hercules, California
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated two birthdays here and our meal was simple delicious! The Foie gras was unforgettable!

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Thank Jolina L
San Francisco, CA
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This review is for La Folie Lounge: Delicious cocktails, tasty treats, and now happy hour from Monday-Thursday. We miss our favorite Irish bartender, but alas, we're still won over by the cocktails and treats. La Folie restaurant, next door, is quite delicious and decadent, and we always leave almost-too-full.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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953 reviews
485 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 510 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It had been quite a while, since we last dined at La Folie, on Polk St., and through a quirk of fate, we added it to our dining list on this early April visit. We had reservations on Nob Hill, but got a call from that restaurant, saying that a water pipe had broken in the building, and service had... More 

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Oakdale, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The best French restaurant here. Food is amazing, service is exceprional. Our frequent stop. Chef Roland is the best.

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Thank monoakus
San Francisco Bay Area
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

La Folie is difficult to get a reservation in - but the Lounge (right next door) is often actually 1/2 empty, and it will serve you anything off the La Folie menu. It also has a "bar bites" menu. The bartenders are amazing - particularly great was Kelly. He has two drinks on the menu - one called the "Brie"... More 

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Toronto
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This was a uninteresting meal with high price tag. Fixed price menu with very narrow choices. Dishes were very small portions with high price tag. Even the dessert was not recognizable. 4 adults and none of us liked the food.

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San Francisco, California
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Excellent French cuisine, creative, plated beautifully, great flavor profiles and fancy ingredients. Prices are not for the faint of heart - suggest you do this dinner for a special occasion

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Thank 8maggie
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice decor, music a little loud, exceptional service and food. The food is creative, original, out of the ordinary, succulent!

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The Netherlands
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

(en français en bas) This was one of the best restaurant I went in my life. The service was awesome. It was very classy, while friendly at the same time. Perfect mix! The food was also very nice and surprising (in a good way). We all took different things and we (we were three) all liked our food...and we're a... More 

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Fresno, CA
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41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

La Folie is where we go for special occasions and when we crave for some really good French food no matter the occasion. Never disappoints! Wonderful and tasty food, quite reasonable prices for he quality. The foie gras was wonderful as was the endive salad, and the Spanish octopus my wife and I had each were wonderfully succulent and tasty.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$100 - US$150
Cuisine
French, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2316 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
    (Union & Green Streets)
  • Public Transportation: 19 Polk, get off on Polk and Green street. 49 Van Ness, get off on Union and walk one block East to Polk street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-5577

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Staying in Russian Hill

Neighbourhood Profile
Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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