MICHELIN Guide California

Frances

  • 3870 17th St., San Francisco, 94114, United States
  • 35 - 59 USD • Californian, American Contemporary
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MICHELIN Guide California

Frances

  • 3870 17th St., San Francisco, 94114, United States
  • 35 - 59 USD • Californian, American Contemporary
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

This tiny, intensely personal restaurant from Chef/owner Melissa Perello has been a local hit from the get-go. Chic and always packed, it’s as perfect for a low-key date night as it is for dinner with the kids. And while reservations are nigh-impossible to score here, its astonishingly cozy setting attended to by a gracious staff justifies planning ahead.

Perello eschews trendy powders and foams for hearty and seasonal fare like charred baby octopus with homemade yogurt and olive tapenade. Honey-brined pork chop rests over creamed escarole and fennel slaw; while McGinnis Ranch carrots are roasted with sunchokes for an interesting blend of sweet and savory. Desserts like a black sesame pavlova with chicory root ice cream offer a light, fresh conclusion.

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Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • Booking essential - dinner
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • a Wheelchair access

Information

+1 415-621-3870
Opening hours
Closed: Monday, lunch: Tuesday-Sunday

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