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Restaurant Gary Danko

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Sat., 02-16
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

Black Sea Osetra $95.00
Golden Osetra $125.00
Caviar Service
1 ounce. With buckwheat blini
3 Courses 71
4 Courses 89
5 Courses 104
APPETIZERS‏
Potato-Leek Soup w/ Crème Fraîche, Salmon-Crab Fritter & Bacon
Risotto w/ Lobster, Rock Shrimp, Shimeji Mushrooms, & Butternut Squash
Dungeness Crab Salad w/ Quinoa, Fennel, Mint, Grapefruit & Yuzu Rémoulade
Salad of Baby Beets, Duck Prosciutto, Goat Cheese "Truffles" & Hazelnut Vinaigrette
Lobster Salad w/ Avocado, Citrus, Shaved Fennel, Baby Artichokes & Mustard-Tarragon Vinaigrette
Asparagus Salad w/ Quail Eggs, Speck, Parmigiano-Reggiano & Red Onion-Caper Vinaigrette
Crispy Farm Egg w/ White Polenta, Royal Trumpet Mushrooms, Frisée & Pancetta
Seared Ahi Tuna w/ Avocado, Nori, Enoki Mushrooms & Lemon Soy Dressing
Glazed Oysters w/ Osetra Caviar, Salsify & Lettuce Cream
Savory Tart w/ Butternut Squash, Cipollini Onions, Sage & Goat Cheese Mousse
FISH AND SEAFOOD
Horseradish Crusted Salmon Medallion w/ Dilled Cucumbers & Mustard Sauce
Striped Bass w/ Speck, Gnocchi, Butternut Squash, Crimini Mushrooms, Capers & Sage
Seared Sea Scallops w/ Butternut Squash Purée, Shimeji Mushrooms, Apples, Caramelized Cauliflower & Tarragon
Coconut Thai Curry w/ Lemongrass, Calamari, Lobster, Scallops, Scallions & Shiitake Mushrooms
Roast Maine Lobster w/ Potato Purée, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Edamame & Tarragon
Herb Crusted Tuna w/ Citrus Braised Endive, Sunchoke Purée & Anchovy Essence
Branzini w/ Fennel Purée, Niçoise Olives, & Saffron-Orange Emulsion
MEAT AND GAME BIRDS‏
Guinea Hen Breast w/ Spaghetti Squash, Bacon & Apple Sausage & Tamarind Glaze
Seared Filet of Beef w/ Bacon-Potato "Risotto", Cassis-Shallot Marmalade & Stilton Butter
Herb Crusted Lamb Loin w/ Cannellini Beans, Braised Lamb Shoulder, Barley & Cumin Mint Yogurt
Quail Stuffed w/ Foie Gras, Mushrooms, Quinoa, Savoy Cabbage, Cipollini-Pecan Chutney & a Bread Dumpling
Juniper Crusted Bison w/ Braised Red Cabbage, Cipollini Onions, Chestnut Spaetzle, Tangerines & Cranberries
Roasted Pork Belly & Tenderloin w/ Brussels Sprouts, Apples, Parsnip Purée & Maple-Cider Reduction
Moroccan Spiced Squab w/ Raisins, Almonds, Chermoula & Orange-Cumin Carrots
Lemon Pepper Duck Breast w/ Duck Hash, Celery-Root Purée & Cardamom Poached Pears
CHEESE
A selection of farmhouse & artisanal cheeses presented tableside
DESSERT‏
Seasonal Sorbet Sampler w/ Cookies
Trio of Créme Brulée w/ Assorted Cookies
French Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches w/ Three Sauces
Warm Persimmon Pudding w/ Citrus & Persimmon Ice Cream
Warm Louisiana Butter Cake w/ Apples, Huckleberry Sauce & Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Créme Frache Cheesecake w/ Caramelized Pecans, Rhubarb & Strawberry Sorbet
Lemon Soufflé Cake w/ Créme Frache Panna Cotta & Raspberry Sorbet
Strawberry Soufflé w/ Strawberry Sauce & Strawberry Sorbet
Rhubarb Tart w/ Raspberries & Pistachio Ice Cream
Baked Chocolate Soufflé w/ Two Sauces
PREPARED TABLESIDE
An Additional $+6 per person
Flambéed Pineapples w/ Mascarpone Filled Crèpes, Graham Cracker-Pecan Streusel & Coconut Sorbet
PRICE RANGE
US$70 - US$100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gary Danko is my favorite french restaurant in the USA. Great ambiance, phenomenal food and exceptional service. The wine list is amazing.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank irish73sat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is poor. The food, see photo is dirty. Still mud on the vegetables. The caviar we ordered is the same brand you can get at Costco for 1/2 the price. For Gary Danko I would have expected a better quality. We waited over...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank champagnetraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are vegetarian or vegan do not bother with this restaurant. They advertise vegan options, and when I rang and reserved a table I confirmed I am vegan - there was no problem. The arrangement is that you choose 3,4 or 5 courses, there...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lenni G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here about a year ago and I think it was worth every penny. Great food, great wine and great service! Definitely a must when you visit San Francisco. I was hoping to come back next month but the only available...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Humility S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Restaurant Gary Danko for the first time in January. We wanted a corner table so took a seat at the bar until one opened up. The bar list of imaginative cocktails is extensive and very interesting. They have one or more specialty drinks...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 994randyb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

GD is one of our favorite fine dining restaurants. Food is great, 5 somms on staff, great service. 3 course meal is more than enough, but you want to keep eating. They really have it together. 5% employee charge adds to the cost which is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bfro808
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for our business dinner and were treated like royalty. Dennis was our main waiter and he did a wonderful job. We had the tuna appetizer, the crab appetizer, and for main dishes we had the scallops, lobster, venison, quail, pork loin, and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dred1
Reviewed January 11, 2019

This is a high end restaurant and expensive. However, service and food were excellent. They were attentive to my dietary restriction. Great decor and overall experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank healthcarestocks
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Beware of making a reservation with these greedy batards!! They will take your money any way they can. I made a reservation through OpenTable for a Sunday evening at 9pm. I then called the restaurant to be on a waiting list for a Saturday night...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LSte606
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

First let me say that without exception the staff here is perfect in every way. They are so classy, anticipating EVERYTHING. My wife and I had the great pleasure of dining here on Wednesday and Sunday of the same week. We had made the Wednesday...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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dscheele
June 3, 2018|
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I don't think a baby would be unwelcome. They are very professional there. However, as another person pointed out, there is limited space. In my opinion, this is the premier dining spot in SFO, so if you are visiting it's... More
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7 days - Food 5:30pm to 10:00pm Bar Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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