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Quince

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470 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610 (Montgomery)
+1 415-775-8500
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17:30 - 21:30
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Los Angeles, CA
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't typically lead with a negative, but since there is only one with regards to this restaurant, I thought I might lead with it. This restaurant is expensive, and I imagine the white truffle menu that I believe was one of the best meals of my life was also one of the most expensive meals of my life. The... More 

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Thank HilaryGar
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Quince. It is an honor to read how impressed you were by the food and service. I will be sure to share your comments with our team The next time you are looking to celebrate a special event, or simply to have a... More 

Miami, Florida
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121 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a treat! I wish we had more time in San francisco to return to this amazing restaurant. It is a true Relais Chateaux! The service, the food, wine etc were an incredible surprise! Thank you to all the attentive staff specially AJ, who was so kind to us. Grateful to God for letting us experience this gem. Chef... More 

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Thank Exploringeurope
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Quince. It is an honor to read how impressed you were by the food and service. I will be sure to share your comments with AJ and Chef Michael. The next time you are looking to celebrate a special event, or simply to... More 

singapore
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for their traditional full menu! Totally impressed!! Food was great, very creative display! And great service! And.... and very impressive wine cellar! Thanks for a memorable night Quince! <3

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Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed and savored your experience at Quince. It is an honor to read how impressed you were by the food and service. I will be sure to share your comments with our team. The next time you are looking to celebrate a special event, or simply to... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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174 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily the least expensive 3 michelin star restaurant in the country. Formal but casual at the same time. Easy to understand menu. No fuss. I appreciate that. Excellent wine pairing. Everyone working there wants to work there, enjoys working there, and it shows. Truly exemplifies the 5Cs of a relais et Chateaux restaurant.

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Thank Enjoys_Relaxing
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed and savored your experience at Quince. We are thrilled to read of how you felt the 5C's of Relais et Chateaux. We are privileged to have you as our guest. I will be sure to share your comments with our team. The next time you are... More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An experience to remember. Warm inviting atmosphere. Beautiful decor. Superb food with brilliance in the wine matching. Highly recommend this 3 star Michelin restaurant. Has to be experienced to be believed.

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Thank anncarter2016
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Carter, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed and savored your experience at Quince. It is an honor to read how memorable you found your experience to be. I will be sure to share your comments with our team. The next time you are looking to celebrate a special event, or... More 

London
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We tramped through Chinatown to the financial district, one area leading into another like colourful scene changes, as we looked for Quince restaurant. Every time we asked for directions, people looked envious and raved about it. We realised why immediately. Quince envelops you with its artistic, calming chandelier, vases of exquisite owers, dark sophisticated colours. Here every detail is perfect.... More 

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Thank SharonSays
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed and savored your experience at Quince. It is an honor to read of your romantic stroll through the neighborhood leading to the front of Quince Restaurant. Your comments have been shared with our team. The next time you are looking to celebrate a special... More 

London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a wonderful and fun evening at Quince. The food was superb and the staff were super kind and professional!

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Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I called Quince to see if they could squeeze me in the same day, and while I was not able to get in for the tasting menu, they were able to seat me in "The Salon". I am SO glad I went!!! The food was outstanding from the amuse bouches to the Hot Chocolate they gave me on the way... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Looked at reviews and went with this one as didn't want 3 star but wanted discuss occasion that was easy to get to when staying in SF for a conference. Very welcoming staff, great service, nice ambiance and would recommend. The food was great, being generous with expensive ingredients such as caviar (beluga was supplement cost) and lobster. The matching... More 

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Thank MurraL2013
Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed and savored your experience at Quince. Thank you for your compliments of our "welcoming staff, great service, nice ambiance". I will be sure to share your comments with our team. The next time you are looking to celebrate a special event, or simply to have a... More 

Vienna, Austria
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Thx for having the chance to celebrate my birthday in this great restaurant with all the friendliness and wonderful food creations, drinks and best service ever!

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Quince_SF, Manager at Quince, responded to this review

Dear Constantin, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed and savored your experience at Quince. It is an honor to read how you much you enjoyed the dining experience. I will be sure to share your comments with our team. The next time you are looking to celebrate a special event, or simply... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$220 - US$300
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
    (Montgomery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-8500
Description
Situated in San Francisco's historic Jackson Square, Lindsay and Chef Michael Tusk's celebrated Quince Restaurant features an Italian and French inspired tasting menu that highlights the seasonal bounty of Northern California. Accompanying each menu is an innovative wine pairing and sophisticated cocktail program. Chef Michael Tusk was named "Best Chef: Pacific" by the James Beard Foundation in 2011. Quince was awarded its first Michelin star in 2010 and in April 2012, the San Francisco Chronicle bestowed a fourth star to Quince.

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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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