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The Moss Room - CLOSED

55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118-4503
+1 415-876-6121
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
10 Jan 2015
“A hidden gem”
26 Sep 2014
“Good food but pricey”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118-4503
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Reviewed 10 January 2015

Located inside the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, it is not a well known place to dine....except for locals. The food and service ranks right up there with better known fine dining establishments. Because of where it is the ambiance...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Food quality was certainly better than what is typical of big industrial purveyors. We had sandwiches, a Vietnamese wrap and sodas. I I was told the sandwiches were very good, my Vietnamese wrap was good but the turkey inside was odd and very dry. It...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Plenty of selection, and plenty of room. Everything is freshly cooked, with a very good range of gluten-free and vegetarian choices.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 22 July 2014

If you are spending the day at the park and are not too keen on pick nicks, go to the Moss Room. Nice decor, very good mimosas for brunch, great hummus, risotto and burger! And you can visit the Academy of science on your way.

Thank Amblouin
Reviewed 11 July 2014

The Moss Room could stand out as a successful fine dining room in any city, but the fact that it is in the basement of the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco makes it both a surprise and a gem. After a morning of...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

We were totally surprised by this place. The Academy of Sciences was totally crowded due to free entrance but the Moss Room was sooo tranquil and inviting. We took the soup of the day was a carrot soup. We had the king salmon for entree...More

1  Thank Fnuttan83
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Food and service was Very good. It's an excellent choice if You want to relax a bit from the visit to the museum, would definitely reccommend it.

Thank Ximmar06
Reviewed 17 January 2014

This restaurant is in the basement of the Academy of Sciences. Note, you don't need a ticket to the Academy to eat here. You can go to the member desk and tell them you want to eat here. The best value in my opinion is...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 9 January 2014

The Moss Room at the California Academy of Science is a perfect place for lunch while visiting the Academy and the nearby De Young Museum. If you don't pay to get into the Academy of Science, you have to ask for a special entry into...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 10 December 2013

The food was a surprise in how good it was. The variety and freshness was welcome. I was reminded of European cafateria eating by the Moss Room. Since it is in the museum it is pricey, but that was to be expected.

Thank Jason K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$50 - US$60
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118-4503
  • Public Transportation: The California Academy of Sciences is served by several public transit routes. From downtown, take SF Muni buses #5, 7, 21, 71 or the Muni-Metro N-Judah streetcar. From north of the Park, take Muni buses #33 or 44. From South of the Park, take Muni buses #33, 44 or 71. For more information, visit MUNI's website at www.sfmuni.com
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Golden Gate Park
  • Neighbourhood: Golden Gate Park
  • Phone Number: +1 415-876-6121
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