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Foreign Cinema

2534 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2512
+1 415-648-7600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2534 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2512
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We dined here this evening with our son and his wife. We were able to walk from their residence and our table was ready at the time of our reservation. The staff was attentive and Profesional. Service was impeccable and food was delivered at just...More

Thank Dan V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Foreign Cinema This vibrant and open restaurant is a true delight for Sunday Brunch. Located in the Mission area of San Francisco, this restaurant offers delicious American cuisine that is healthy and yet very delicious. Atmosphere in the restaurant is indescribable as it feels like...More

Thank RajeevNagpal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the new daily menu concept which in our case yielded a special lightly seasoned "lettuces" salad, amazing lamb medley (steak, chop, sausage) with assorted braised greens, and sharing several quality desserts. Attentive service without being overbearing.

Thank mojo2018zabivaka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well... this restaurant is in business fir over 20 years. It was opened when surrounding was run down stores and bunch of homeless. 20 years passed and they are still in business . Ok ... I have been to this place number of things over...More

Thank Marishecka
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Went here for my birthday dinner while visiting San Francisco. It did not disappoint. The food was excellent as was the service. Definitely worthy of a special occasion dinner.

Thank Shelley K
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Came here for an event and we had a specialized menu. I ordered the pork chop which was alright. It was nothing amazing although I did really enjoy the veggies that came with it. There was an appetizer with salmon which was really good. I...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

A wonderful menu with twists on usual combinations. Beautiful presentation combined with exquisite flavors.

Thank John O
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re a wine lover like me, make sure you spend a little time ahead of your visit browsing trough this very comprehensive and beautiful wine list. Recommended!

Thank rubendtor
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Small restaurant near the airport in Nis. Extremely delicious food and nice staff! I liked most "pljeskavica" of the sheep meat, but everything is very tasty.

1  Thank draganaantic
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Very attentive service. Limited menu. We had duck which was very good. The Leonardo DiCaprio version of Great Gatsby was playing. We were seated at a table in the center of the room, we couldn't hear the movie. The drive- in type speakers were near...More

Thank marca98
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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Lois B
7 December 2017|
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Response from samweinbergersf | Reviewed this property |
Try calling the restaurant.
14 September 2017|
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Response from teacherchickSydney | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you book rather than try a walk in. It is a fabulous restaurant.
17 April 2017|
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Response from 799leonards | Reviewed this property |
The area is not the safest part of San Francisco. I walked several blocks with my guests to our car, and had no concerns. But probably safer to Uber back to your home or hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2534 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2512
    (21st St.)
  • Public Transportation: MUNI: 14 Mission bus; BART: 16th & 24th/Mission station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-648-7600
  • E-mail
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