Misty
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  • Review Count
    11
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  • First Review
    May 19, 2014
  • Last Review
    September 15, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
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  • Average Rating
    3.9
 
 
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La Folie is a French restaurant located in Russian Hill of San Francisco. Chef Roland Passot, with his wife Jamie opened La Folie in March of 1988. He combines the freshest ingredients in exotic combinations. Each plate leaves the kitchen resembling art-a canvas of color and design that tastes even better than it looks. La Folie continues to be rated as one of the top restaurants, receiving a star from the Michelin Guide, 4 stars from the San Francisco Chronicle and 4 stars from San Francisco Magazine. In celebration of 21 years, The Passots have expanded their bar into a lounge located next door, perfect for before or after dinner drinks. <br /><br />**We thank all of our guests for voting La Folie <br /><br />Best French Restaurant - 7x7 Magazine <br />Best French Restaurant - San Francisco Magazine<br />Best French Restaurant - SF Weekly <br />Best Restaurant - Eater SF <br /><br />Merci!
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
High hopes but disappointed
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/06/2014
 2009
Dined on 9/06/2014
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"From the reviews, we had very high expectations of La Folie. The meal started off well - the corn soup and burrata salad were outstanding. The second course was escargot, but one of the snails was sandy and tasted bad. With the third course the beef was excellent, but the scallop dish included a poached oyster. When I cut into the oyster, gray ooze ran out onto my plate and the smell from the inerts was overwhelming and made both of us lose our appetites. I did appreciate when I let the wait staff know I had gotten a bad oyster the chef came out to talk to us and assured us the oyster was fresh and that is how they are when they are poached. If that is the case I would leave the oyster out or prepare it differently."
Dined on 9/06/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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At Forbes Mill Steakhouse we offer the finest cuisine, all natural Kobe and Prime Certified Angus Beef. Less than 1.5% of beef is elite enough to meet CAB brand prime standards. Our menu includes, Australian Lamb Chops, Veal Chop, Australian Lobster Tail, fresh Ahi Tuna from Hawaii, and a wide variety of seafood entrees for every guest to enjoy! Our cuisine is perfectly accompanied with a Wine Spectator "Best of Excellence" list featuring the finest domestic and international wines to please any palate or budget, all thoughtfully selected by our resident Sommelier. Our professional staff is dedicated to crafting a memorable dining experience for our guests, and they share a commitment to quality and a passion to serve you. Sit back, Relax and Enjoy the Ultimate Steakhouse Experience.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Wonderful anniversary dinner
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/31/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/31/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This is one of our favorite special occasion places. Haven took excellent care of us and we had wonderful service. The steaks were right on, although the lobster was a bit chewy (it was Australian instead of from Maine), but still very flavorful. My only complaint is prime rib is missing from the menu."
Dined on 8/31/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Town opened in March of 2006. Located in the heart of downtown San Carlos. Town features hand cut steaks & chops, the freshest seafood, local organic produce, hand crafted cocktails, and a wine list with a focus on California, Washington and Oregon wines.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Excellent food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/09/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/09/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The food here was excellent! The rolls and tataki were very tasty, and the steaks were wonderful. The prime rib was a bit overcooked (medium instead of medium rare as ordered), but the baseball cut steak was perfect. Service was sketchy. The servers kept putting food down in front of the wrong people so we had to hand around the plates. We also had to request condiments more than once since the server wouldn't come back after a request was made. And getting water refilled was a challenge. We would go back for the food, but I hope the servers can be more on the ball next time."
Dined on 8/09/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Los Gatos Brewing Co., established in 1991, offers a remarkable menu of the finest California cuisine, a lively atmosphere of casual sophistication and, of course, the original Los Gatos Brew.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Excellent experience
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/02/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/02/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Some of our past experiences have been mediocre, but this time everything was fresh and delicious! The beet salad was well balanced. The ahi was fresh. The sliders were juicy and cooked perfectly. The wings, peppers, fusilli, etc. all came out great. We'll be back soon!"
Dined on 8/02/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Located in Santana Row, San Jose, Amber India has come to represent an inviting atmosphere of modern elegance, comfort and sophistication. An inspired menu boasts delectable Indian Cuisine. Traditional and contemporary dishes made with the finest and freshest ingredients. Award-winning chef, Sandeep Basrur strives to create food options that are authentically Indian with seasonal Californian influence. Exquisitely presented menu options, delicious dessert temptations and friendly, enthusiastic service ensure a memorable dining experience. An eclectic display of artwork, lighting and colors set stage for an unforgettable evening while you tantalize your senses with an exceptional selection of fine wines and cocktails paired with delicious light fare.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Inventive food, screaming babies
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2009
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Amber has very inventive and unique food. I am not an expert on Indian food, but considering that most of the crowd were Indian people, this must be the place to go for high quality Indian cuisine. On this visit we tried the lobster and butter chicken. The lobster was chewy and the butter chicken had a stronger tomato flavor than we are used to, so it wasn't something we enjoyed, especially at the high prices. The restaurant is beautiful, but almost every table had small children who did not know how to behave in a public setting. We were surrounded by screaming babies and toddlers. While badly behaved children is not the restaurant's fault, it really ruined the experience. It's unlikely we'll return here anytime soon."
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2009
Special Features: hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Town opened in March of 2006. Located in the heart of downtown San Carlos. Town features hand cut steaks & chops, the freshest seafood, local organic produce, hand crafted cocktails, and a wine list with a focus on California, Washington and Oregon wines.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Awesome food, missing some items
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2009
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The food and cocktails here were awesome! The San Diaz was an amazing drink, and the baseball cut was cooked and seasoned perfectly. Sadly, even with an early reservation at 6:30 there was no rare or medium rare prime rib left, so some of us didn't get what we came there for. We also had several times servers bring us the wrong items or forgetting to bring out items. All worked out in the end, but the service should have been a bit smoother. The restaurant was also rather dark. But we would return for the food regardless of the glitches."
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Gastropub noun\ˈga-strō-ˌpəb\ : a pub, bar, or tavern that offers exceptional food in a casual and comfortable environment. From succulent pork belly sliders to house made paté on our charcuterie plate and an incredible house-made burger - this is not typical bar food. Paired with hand-made cocktails, exclusive craft beers, and superb wines - Firehouse No. 1 Gastropub offers an experience unlike any other bar. Located in downtown San Jose in San Pedro Square
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Good, unique food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/30/2014
 2009
Dined on 6/30/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Tried out Gastropub for the first time and had mixed results. The beet salad was fabulous. The angry prawns was very tasty but overwhelming without bread - you have to specifically request bread if you want it and this dish definitely needs it. The fish and chips had great fries, but the fish was not good. The cocktails were old-fashioned speak-easy style (gin, bourbon, etc) and were rather sour but good if you like sour. It was a nice evening for eating outside, but the inside was rather unappealing, so I'd recommend coming on a warm evening."
Dined on 6/30/2014
 2009
Special Features: great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Consuelo Mexican Bistro features a traditional and diverse Mexican cuisine. The complex flavors from the kitchen are complimented with creative drinks, selected Tequilas, beer and wine from the bar. The decor matches that found in Mexico City's cantinas in the early 1900's. Bienvenido a Consuelo Mexican Bistro y buen provecho!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Hugely improved, nice surprise!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/26/2014
 2009
Dined on 5/26/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We hadn't been to Consuelo for several years thanks to bad experiences with mediocre food and service on our few past visits. We decided to give it another shot and were very surprised at how much it has changed. The margarita was perfect. The tortillas and dip they provide were delicious. They now have chips for the homemade guacamole (they only gave tortillas last time we were there). The food was also much better than I remember, although the carnitas were dry. The server also was wonderful. We can re-add this to our list of Santana Row restaurants to visit."
Dined on 5/26/2014
 2009
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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Sino, the second endeavor of culinary artist Chris Yeo, was envisioned to entice the palette with the tradition of Dim Sum and the wonders of modern Chinese cuisine. Grand in scale, Sino offers an intimacy and sensuality that is unparalleled- from the warmth of the dining room adorned with billowing crimson curtains and layers of gossamer, to the plush and luxurious appointments of the lounge where comfort and beauty beckon you to stay a while.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Still great food, still very noisy
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/24/2014
 2009
Dined on 5/24/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We've been going here for years and enjoying the Asian fusion dishes. They just changed their drink list again, and the Triad was awesome. Our standard favorite dishes are salt and pepper (anything) and the Hong Kong crispy noodle. It's very loud, so not a place to take someone if you want to be able to talk without shouting."
Dined on 5/24/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Jardiniere, opened in 1997, is housed in a beautiful landmark building in San Francisco's chic Hayes Valley neighborhood. Highlights of the elegant setting include a gorgeous bar and stunning staircase. The highly refined and sensual food of Chef/Owner Traci Des Jardins is a celebration of Northern California's best seasonal bounty prepared with classic French technique. The J Lounge features a full list of specialty cocktails and wines, and offers a variety of creative lounge food and small plates. Its proximity to the theaters makes it an excellent place to dine before or after a show.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Good food but monotonous
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/17/2014
 2009
Dined on 5/17/2014
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The food here was excellent, but we noted that every dish had a "sour" flavor to it. The chef obviously likes lemon/lime and tart flavors, and the sour flavor was overpowering. Portion size was very small and we weren't really satisfied by the end of the meal. Still, the restaurant was beautiful (I recommend going after dark when the starlit dome is more visible), so this would be a nice place for special occasions. Service was also excellent."
Dined on 5/17/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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