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Out the Door

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2232 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 (Fillmore Street)
+1 415-923-9575
11:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant that unless you had been recommended would not be the easiest place to find, but find it you must !! The food is really good and the staff very friendly , we went for brunch on a Sunday and it had the best atmosphere, It's great value and well worth finding, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Stufuk
Rockville, Maryland
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were told about this restaurant at a clothing store while we were shopping. She just raved about it. And she was right. We were there on a Sunday during brunch hours. We were able to get some small plates that just had a ton of food. Loved the Vietnamese spring rolls, salad and Cha Cio. Service was excellent with... More 

Thank Sherri N
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stylish interior, friendly service, delicious food. For brunch, we had a shared starter, each our own main course and a shared desert cake. All 100% hits.

Thank Tom B
Singapore, Singapore
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889 reviews
734 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 971 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Slanted Door's well-deserved success is due to its chef's creative reinterpretation of Vietnamese cuisine. The original Out-the-Door kiosk at the Ferry building has a superior rendering of the bánh mì, the Viet sandwich. Riding on its parent's name, the Bush street OTD is neither. No bánh mì thịt and no innovative dish. The starters (salads, chả giò 'imperial' rolls)... More 

Thank Lam N
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of my son's favourite restaurants around Pacific Heights. We went there last night with our son and his fiancee. The food was excellent and used fresh ingredients. I would classify the food as modern Vietnamese cooking. We enjoyed the service and ambience of the restaurant.

Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

A Hidden Gem Visiting San Fran for 1st time when someone suggested Out The Door. Didn't have a booking and was told by the Manager it could be over an hour, we were happy to wait. About 10 minutes later the Vivacious Manager VALERIE advised us of a cancellation and we were taken to our tables. The food was extraordinary,... More 

Thank 2306magoo
Los Altos, California
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We've been living in San Francisco for a month and have dined at about 20 local restaurants, most in the Fillmore District. There are tons of great places, but one of our three favorites is Out the Door. This is the sister restaurant to The Slanted Door near the Ferry Building. The menu features incredible Vietnamese food in a casual... More 

Thank Gary C
San Antonio, Texas
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177 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We ate here twice on our recent visit to San Francisco and always look forward to coming here. It is owned by the folks at the Slanted Door with fewer options. It is a smaller restaurant and reservations are a must unless you are there when it opens for dinner at 5:30. On our first visit this time we split... More 

Thank nisd01
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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391 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Many readers will automatically dismiss a one-star rating, but I wish to make a point. This restaurant was simply too noisy to stay and eat in. All the walls are rock hard with no fabric at all. The restaurant was full and the noise level was excruciating! Be warned

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Jackson, Wyoming
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

While traveling in SF with a former resident...we were told we had to eat at Out the Door and I would HIGHLY recommend to anyone in the vicinity. Amazing food that you can eat family style, so you can taste a bite of whatever has you intrigued.

Thank Momurphy14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2232 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
    (Fillmore Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-923-9575

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?