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MICHELIN Guide 2019

1601 Bar & Kitchen

  • 1601 Howard St., San Francisco
  • 25 - 49.99 USD
  • Sri Lankan
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Sri Lankan flavors infuse the dishes at this quiet winner, which also employs Western ingredients to arrive at its very own delicious concoctions. For a more extensive exploration of this island nation’s cuisine, go for the degustation menu. Or stick to such decidedly untraditional items as lamprais, which might stuff a classically French bacon-wrapped rabbit loin and eggplant curry into a banana leaf. Halibut “ceviche” is more like flavored sashimi, with hints of coconut milk and serrano chilies. This contemporary space with its wraparound windows and slate walls is a perfect showcase for the cooking. Dine solo at the bar with a bittersweet Dubonnet sangria, or come with friends to share food and wine-the polished staff makes either experience enjoyable.

Distinction
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Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value

Classification
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Quite comfortable

Price

25 - 49.99 USD

Services
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers
  • a Wheelchair accessible

1601 Bar & Kitchen

+1 415-552-1601
Opening hours
Dinner Tue - Sat

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