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Mccormick & Schmick's

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Gharadelli Square, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-929-1730
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Hollister, California
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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is spectacular and the parking garage elevator makes it easy to get to. Once inside, there is another elevator to navigate restroom access and stairs. We made a reservation for a window table because we were entertaining tourists. The wines are good, the seafood Cobb salad is good (the portions are not enormous), the cioppino more red pepper... More 

Thank Renee002
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People flock to Ghirardelli Square for chocolate and ice cream, and pass right by this wonderful dining spot, not knowing what they're missing. Too bad for them...but good for diners like us, who like keeping it a secret as much as possible. The location of McCormick and Schmick's makes it rather crowded and expensive - that's a fact. If you... More 

Thank jeffandvince
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Maybe we were just unlucky but this was the poorest meal we had in San Francisco. Service was awful. Our waiter forgot to submit our order to the kitchen which meant that we waited 50 minutes and then instead of our starters the main courses arrived. These were sent back and, as it became clear later, where left on a... More 

Thank sneezy00
Sao Paulo, SP
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was very well presented and the view is absolutely amazing. It is worth going there, but advised to make reservations first.

Thank Taclada
New Jersey
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Was here for a work function. We had a private room in the back part of the space. Service, food and drinks and view were top notch.

Thank da277
Madison, Mississippi
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a beautiful restaurant, overlooking San Francisco Bay. We had very good service, however, the food was only mediocre, but with fine dining prices...a real disappointment.

Thank mds3012
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Great view, big windows and comfortable sitting. The food is average, the drinks weak and the prices high. The service is arrogant and unfriendly. However, I go there with my lady friends when we visit San Francisco, around 3:00 p.m. The restaurant is almost empty, but getting the table of our choice is never without an argument. Huge mistake to... More 

Thank Theworldconnection
San Francisco, California
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This restaurant is in a fun location at Ghirardelli Square and a short walk from Fisherman's Wharf, the Maritime Museum ships, and the end of the Hyde St Cable Car Line. Unobstructed views of the bay, including Alcatraz and Angel Island are worth the visit. A good menu specializing in seafood dishes, but with a nice selection of steaks. Our... More 

Thank Michael B
Monterrey, Mexico
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I was led to believe this was one of the more distinguished places to dine out at but quite frankly I wasn't impressed. Just not memorable at all.

Thank John C
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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490 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Good tastes- great views, with family trying to make the best of an unexpected trip. Well, this helped lift the spirits. I had a seared rare Ahi sandwich that was memorable. It was not on the menu, but I had remembered having one at McC' and Sm's in Seattle a few years ago. I thought it was the best Club... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gharadelli Square, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-929-1730

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?