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La Folie

2316 Polk St, La Folie Lounge next door to the restaurant, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
+1 415-776-5577
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“amuse bouche” (33 reviews)
“foie gras” (40 reviews)
“lobster” (40 reviews)
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French, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2316 Polk St, La Folie Lounge next door to the restaurant, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived amidst the greatest storms San Francisco has ever had, a light sprinkle. For my gf’s birthday I planned ahead and made reservations. (Seriously recommend! You can specify the occasion and preselect various elements: flowers, wine, etc...) As this was our first time, we...More

Thank rtepowers
Reviewed 4 days ago

La Folie, located in a nice section of Polk Street, until recently reportedly held a single star Michelin rating, but the most recent set of 55 Bay Area restaurants for inexplicable reasons omits this fine establishment. Service far exceeds what one normally encounters, Each course...More

Thank Siriusguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of dining here again for a business function where there was a full restaurant buyout. The food, as usual, was excellent. Talent and creativity were obvious and the scallop and beef dishes were executed flawlessly. Beyond amazing food, LaFolie absolutely nails the...More

Thank BiotechWanderlust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good surprise. Abundant dishes, very well prepared, good looking and full of taste. Good environment, deserves its compliments. The lamb was special. Cozy place with romantic lighting. Very good food overall.

Thank Bruno M
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

True French Cuisine with modern tilt. Started with two half glasses of rose champagne and than foie gras and Dungeness crab salad beautifully pared with a rich Chardonnay and sweet red fortified red. Tempted by the frog legs, next visit. Desert was exceptional, cheese soufflé...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Our relatives had been here before and really enjoyed the food and the chef. Since this was a special occasion we decided to make an evening at a familiar place. Reservations at 7 for six. They took us into a large room which we Happy...More

Thank davcarl
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Excellent food exquisitely presented. Go for the tasting meal and indulge in an amazing journey. You will not be disappointed. So why the 4 stars (v good) overall? We had a reservation for 8:45p and were not seated until 9:25p. Given the restaurant requires a...More

1  Thank MarkSEA
Reviewed 14 October 2017

What a delicious dinner that was. Every dish had the freshest ingredients that matched each other perfectly and was presented beautifully as you will se in the pictures. The service was excellent. The guy gave us great suggestions and served the dishes at the right...More

Thank Pasha G
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We ate dinner here last night for our 59tth wedding. It was probably our 20th visit and as always, we were not disappointed. It is one of the few French restaurants in SF. The service is professional, warm and knowledgeable, the food is exquisite, I...More

Thank Janice099
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I recently hosted my husband's birthday party in the private room at La Folie. I began months ago, and from then until the final chat with Susana the day after the party, all went perfectly. Susana was great about getting back to me with my...More

Thank Barbara B
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visitor would gladly leave their heart in San
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Response from THEGaryGreen | Reviewed this property |
I am a VERY picky eater (a vegetarian who hates vegetables). I found the restaurant to be extremely accommodating in building a meal for me. Because the chef is on site and the owner(and is in San Francisco), it is an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$100 - US$150
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2316 Polk St, La Folie Lounge next door to the restaurant, San Francisco, CA 94109-1822
    (Union & Green Streets)
  • Public Transportation: 19 Polk, get off on Polk and Green street. 49 Van Ness, get off on Union and walk one block East to Polk street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-5577
  • E-mail
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