MICHELIN Guide 2019


  • Castro & Civic Center
  • 25 - 50 USD
  • Californian
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 a nigh-impossible score, the gracious staff saves ten counter seats for walk-ins—and serves every diner with equal aplomb. Perello eschews trendy powders and foams for hearty, seasonal fare like charred baby octopus with homemade yogurt and olive tapenade. Honey-brined pork chop rests over creamed escarole and fennel slaw; and McGinnis Ranch carrots are roasted with sunchokes for an interesting blend of sweet and savory. Desserts like a black sesame pavolva with chicory root ice cream offer a fresh, light conclusion.


The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal


Quite comfortable


25 - 50 USD

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


+1 415-621-3870
Opening hours
Dinner Tue - Sun

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