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Sens Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Financial District
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4 Embarcadero Ctr, San Francisco, CA 94111-4106 (Drumm)
+1 415-362-0645
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Novo Hamburgo, RS
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209 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there are a lot of tasteful dishes that can be shared with friends... I suggest this place to travelers who want to try different dishes. You are able to order different foods and to share.

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Thank Unterleider H
Aurora, Colorado
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Sens starts by offering a great happy hour deck with great views of bay bridge and ferry buildings. The house Cabernet, an Alexander Valley Vineyards was excellent. We moved to a dinner table and had variety of appetizers: the hummus and clams were excellent. For dinner I had the Osso Bucco which was tender and tasty. The waiter was outstanding,... More 

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Thank Jeff K
Salt Lake City, Utah
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82 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We love the apricots with chicken, the amazing chocolate ganache dessert, the very fresh salads. The view of the wharf and the Bay Bridge add even more ambience to the California-style decor.

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Thank Lucy Beale P
Naples, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was our old hangout after work for drinks and music years ago. Now we met again at the same restaurant, under new ownership, new name, new menu. Delicious food, excellent service, great view. It is a busy lunch venue for professionals, but we had reservations. Our waiter was wonderful and always came by to ask how we were doing... More 

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Thank DaphneWay
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Had the scallops with risotto for dinner on the visit and my hubby had the ribeye steak and we both enjoyed the meal and the restaurant ambience. Vinny served us and he was a lot of fun and made good recommendations on food. Place has a decent view of the Bay bridge too.

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Thank ATL_766
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to grab a cocktail and lounge with a view of the Ferry Building. Drink prices aren't cheap but they sure are strong and taste good!

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Thank Mdoanvu
Benicia, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is our second time eating at this restaurant. The first time we happened in during a busy time and ate at the bar. We had sandwiches which were unforgettable. Bar tender was friendly. So when we needed a place to have our anniversary dinner we went back. We had a table at the window. Lovely rack of lamb. This... More 

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Thank WellingtonHouse
California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Loved everything-from the service to presentation & amazing food. The daily special - corn soup with basil oil- was amazing, as was the apricot appetizer & gnocchi. My chicken was delicious, & the scallops were cooked to perfection.

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Thank CaliQzilla
central california
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Our waiter, Javier was friendly and attentive. The food was great. I had the Spanish Octopus as a starter and it is one of the best things I have eaten. I had the Scallops for the main course and it was amazing. The view is beautiful. The Executive Chef is an artist with food.

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Thank geo-diver
Frederick, Maryland
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182 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Met here for small business event. Happy hour prices for drinks were decent. The place was extremely busy on a Friday late afternoon/evening. Our waitress was doing her best, but we had to wait a long time for our flatbread orders. Had to shout at one another to be heard, but it was happy hour . My husband and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Embarcadero Ctr, San Francisco, CA 94111-4106
    (Drumm)
  • Public Transportation: If you are traveling by BART, exit at Embarcadero Station. Walk up Drumm St. pass the Hyatt Regency and turn right to enter the street level of Embarcadero Center 4. Take two escalator flights up to the Promenade Level. Sens entrance is located a few yards down the walkway on your left.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-362-0645

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Financial District

Neighbourhood Profile
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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