Delicious, Coq au vin one of the best we've eaten, excellent onion soup, nice presentation. Excellent, friendly and fast service. Highly recommend.
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The Absinthe is a kind pf French brasserie. We had fantastic food - the typical French onion soup and different types oysters. Also the cocktails are outstanding. Service was extremly friendly. The atmosphere is very pleasant. Highly recommended!
This is my favorite place to have a nicer dinner before seeing performances at the War Memorial Opera House or Davies Symphony Hall, and I know a lot of other people for whom it is their go-to restaurant for this purpose. Delicious food and drinks....More
Thanks to a friend who frequents SF and lives in NYC told us to eat here. We were lucky to book (essential) and get a table The service in arrivals was efficient The waitress was great. The mussels and clams starter was so tasty and...More
Lovely atmosphere, great service and above average food at fair prices. The salmon was excellent. Butterscotch pudding not as butterscotchy as it might be, but still very good. Large pours for champagne by the glass. Although it gets busy, the noise level is not annoyingly...More
Our family chose Absinthe for a late lunch before a recent performance of Hamilton. The restaurant is perfectly located for before-theatre food or drink, and it has a friendly, fun atmosphere that we always enjoy. Our group enjoyed a selection of perfectly made cocktails at...More
We had dinner here before seeing the San Francisco Symphony. They seated us within minutes without a reservation and the service and food were top-notch!
We were with a large group and we were treated very well, We had a delicious pear salad, it was lovely to look at and just as good to eat. My entree was chicken over polenta and it was excellent. Everyone at the table was...More
We were six lively friends for dinner. After drinks in the bar we were seated at a nice circular table facing the street. We ordered several appetizer to share such as tartar with a quail egg and a couple of dishes with ceviche. The bread...More
Absinthe is great! Great location, lively atmosphere, friendly and attentive service, and delicious food! The fried chickpea appetizer is something simple, yet delicious, that I've never seen anywhere else. It's also one of the more reasonably priced offerings. Absinthe isn't cheap, but from what I...More