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1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
+1 415-567-5432
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  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Contemporary, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Acquerello is a must for us when we visit San Francisco without the kids. On this occasion we actually had one of our boys with us. He enjoys good food and is fairly adventurous for his age and the staff were very accommodating. He still...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a pretty spot. The wine service was excellent. Rafael was a true star. He was informative and fun. Now for the food. It is definitely bold but not finessed. We had caviar, the seafood platter and smoked squab to start. Of these we...More

1  Thank Vivian B
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I've lived a few blocks away for a few years and had walked by Acquerello's unassuming awning dozens of times. I'm so glad my husband and I finally decided to dine here - what a surprise! We ordered the four-course option, and opted to skip...More

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 2 January 2018

And the spacing is outstanding. We had three courses. Started with a circle of caviar which was excellent as was the lamb and then the generous cheese course. Service was faultless. A very nice wine list. It was a wonderful dining experience. Perhaps our best...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Some foodie friends joined me and my husband for our first dinner here at Acquerello. We found the food to be truly outstanding: adventurous, bold, yet with a classic Italian palate. We tried the white truffle menu despite their not having sufficient white truffles for...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We dined here with a group of six friends. Every one of us commented during the dinner that we would not dine here again. We are all long time residents of the bay area and accustomed to fine dining here in San Francisco and around...More

1  Thank SanFranciscoJaggirl
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We make it a point when traveling internationally to treat ourselves to a Michelin star dinner at each location and yet had rarely been to a Michelin star restaurant in our own town so we decided to give Acquerello a try. There was a bit...More

Thank anita1956
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

we visited this restaurant twice last week: once to confirm the reviews in anticipation of a business dinner we were hosting and the second as part of a large gathering. Our first evening was in the main room, which is an old converted chapel. The...More

Thank Brant B
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Celebrated my birthday dinner here tonight and everything was perfect! Every dish was scrumptious! We opted for the 5-course dinner instead of the seasonal wine tasting. The food presentation, which is important to me as much as the food when dining at any fine dining...More

Thank Rowena L
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has enjoyed the highest praise and ratings for years. This is 2017 and for a restaurant born in 1989, I must say they are out of touch. Yes, there is the ever persistent wait staff, the changing of your napkin every time you...More

1  Thank Jude R
Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the
city and is home to amazing architecture and views.
The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for
those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be
rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful
architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated
with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all
were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that
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Response from BCA34 | Reviewed this property |
I assume this is about the Hilton even though it says you're asking about Acquerello. We had one king bed in our room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$95 - US$185
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
  • Public Transportation: Van Ness Avenue is serviced by Muni bus lines 42,47,and 49. California Street. is serviced by the California Cable Car line. Sacramento Street. is serviced by Muni bus line 1. Polk Street. is serviced by Muni bus line 19.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-567-5432
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Acquerello, named for its original watercolors, envelops guests in a warm and gracious atmosphere the moment they arrive. "At Acquerello, we believe that refined luxury is always in style. Our desire is to provide our guests an experience of classic and contemporary Italian tastes in an elegant dining atmosphere." The 40 seat dining room has an upscale and quiet ambiance. The room, designed by John Wheatman, highlights the former chapel, graced with arches and a rustic wood-beamed vaulted ceiling, with warm Mediterranean colors of gold and terracotta. Acquerello's contemporary approach to Italain cuisine combines the freshest ingredients available, an innovative approach to classic Italian flavors, and modern techniques. Guests can design their own three, four or five course dinner with the Prix Fixe Menus or choose to enjoy the preset chef's Seasonal Tasting Menu. Acquerello,in its more than 25 years in operation, has received countless accolades and awards, including a Michelin star in the first-ever 2007 Bay Area guide, two Michelin Stars in 2015, and a Wine Spectator Grand Award for the wine list continuously since 2012.
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