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State Bird Provisions

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1529 Fillmore St., San Francisco, CA 94115
+1 415-795-1272
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Montgomery, Alabama
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, make a reservation plenty in advance or plan to get there well before they open and wait at the door. Pretty much as soon as you sit down, the carts roll through offering small plates of fresh seasonal fare. Some of it is Asian-inspired but not all. We had everything from sea urchin tostadas to grilled octopus... More 

Thank katnip_21f
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The concept is great and the food is very good although it is a bit fussy for the venue and trolley concept. The food comes around non-stop and each waiter tells you all the details of every dish making it hard to have a conversation. You must be ready to focus on the experience and less on your group.

Thank Michael M
Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried State Bird Provisions with my adult children on a recent visit and loved it. They reserve about one third of seating for walk ins. Folks to start lining up nearly an hour before the restaurant opens to get those seats. While in line, State Bird staff brought out trays of hot-spiced cider in glass cups. The taste sensations begin... More 

Thank letts4go
New York City, New York
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787 reviews
473 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been wanting to come to state Bird and provisions for a while now. Finally made it and was not disappointed. Everything was good, most dishes were great. Inventive unique flavors. The staff is very friendly and fun. The style is new American small plates. Some dishes you can order off a menu. Others come around on carts, dim sum... More 

Thank USCKaboom
Stamford, Connecticut
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1,508 reviews
916 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all of the reviews i was kinda shocked. I made reservations 60 days in advance for a monday night at 7:15pm. We got there and had to wait 25 mins. Ok fine. The dining is set up in there is a small set menu then waiters come around with small plates and you get to choose. The problem... More 

Thank Autumn M
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lucky to get in, as have heard it can take months. Interesting style of serving, with carts periodically circulating with small "sample" or tapa-like dishes to purchase/try. Unique foods creatively prepared. Each tapa is around $5-$10 each. We split each between four of us. Enough for a tasting. If you'd like to order off of the menu, there are larger... More 

Thank Amy K
Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They made good on my reservation made months ago (which they did not find). We waited for doors to open at 5:30pm and were happily seated at the bar so that we could watch the food prep and choose plates right away. Amazing food: Tasty, innovative, satisfying. Small portion "tapas" style presented "dim sum" style with so many dishes to... More 

Thank KaiNoahMom
Grover Beach, California
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142 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Small bites that you choose from trays as servers walk past. A running score is kept at your table. Lots of hits and misses here. Expect to wait 30 minutes if you have a reservation. Otherwise it will take an hour and a half to be seated. Average about $50 each before tip. It seems to be more about pretention... More 

Thank Ranger93433
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297 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

They call it "Dim Sum style" but really it's tapas to me in that they bring around tasty little plates of excellent fresh food around past the tables on carts. Octopuses and duck liver pate etc all so wonderful. There is a small menu to order off of bud didn't even get to it. Every plate is offered with a... More 

Thank Muskoka21
Malmo, Sweden
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Opens at 5.30, on a recent Sunday a good number of reservations and a line of people without reservations waiting outside, by 6 it was full... got good seats at the bar, and here they come around with trolleys offering mouthwatering things, in addition to what you can order from the menu. Some of the things were absolutely superb, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1529 Fillmore St., San Francisco, CA 94115
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-795-1272

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