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Acquerello

1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
+1 415-567-5432
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“amuse bouche” (24 reviews)
“tasting menu” (26 reviews)
“budino” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
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11 - 20 of 284 reviews

Reviewed October 18, 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 September 30, 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 September 29, 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

2  Thank Jude R
Reviewed September 27, 2017

I recently celebrated a milestone birthday with a group of friends at Acquerello. It was nothing short of perfect - from amazing appetizers to a multi-course meal to exquisite wine pairings, it was truly memorable. The restaurant staff from sommelier to table clearers were personable...More

Thank DrWhoDallas
Reviewed September 22, 2017

A memorable dining experience not to be missed from the moment you enter through the doors. This was our first visit and we were awed by the welcoming, attentive, and gracious staff (many thanks, Michael), exceptionally knowledgeable and talented sommelier, and above all, a remarkably...More

Thank Alliesfamily
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Warm welcome, table with privacy.Nice ,elegant place ,no unpleasant background noise,great for a date or stylish meeting.Very friendly and knowledgeable sommelier.Several amuse bouche.Food truly at Michelin star level.Expensive,but worth every dollar.Highly recommended.

Thank alex2013998
Reviewed September 14, 2017

A wonderful experience . Great service. The service was impeccable , informative and very helpful.This place gives you a sense of occasion. Its a very special restaurant and its only a matter of time before it gets a Michelin star.

Thank Denis T
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Though this restaurant was founded decades ago (founders came from Donatello's in SF) we had not dined here. We came here for a special celebration on an engagement so we knew it would be expensive. The wine list is extensive and the sommelier very helpful...More

Thank markwY4783QE
Reviewed September 4, 2017

We made a dinner reservation in late June with great anticipation and were both very disappointed. We were welcomed, wished a Happy Birthday and seated. The sommelier asked if he could assist. I told him that I'd like to order a half bottle of red...More

1  Thank Globe2
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

I went there with my family to have a fine dinner and we were not disappointed. Everything was perfect. I have been to multiple Michelin starred restaurants and this one stands out: not only is the quality and the taste of the food very good...More

Thank LeSaintSugerien
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$95 - US$185
Meals
Dinner
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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
    (Polk)
  • 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
  • E-mail
Description
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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