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Le Charm

315 5th St, San Francisco, CA 94107-1001
+1 415-546-6128
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
8 Dec 2016
“Fantastic French Restaurant at reasonable prices”
11 Aug 2016
“A slice of France”
$$ - $$$
315 5th St, San Francisco, CA 94107-1001
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Absolutely delicious place, even after its renaming. This is an authentic feeling French bistro in the heart of San Francisco. Great skirt steak and an excellent wine list.

Thank jyerson2113
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Looking for a romantic restaurant to impress your significant other? Well, Le Charm is definitely the place to be. I came here with a friend who is from France and I was fairly impressed with the service we received. From the hostess to our waiter...More

Thank Cecilia S
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Former Le Charm, recently changed ownership and is now Mathilde Bistro. We were staying in the SOMA area and found this little gem. Was in business for 20 years, but recently taken over by Mathilde who warnly greats and seats all of her guests, many...More

Thank rustycat83
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Don't visit San Francisco with going to Mathilde (formerly Le Charm). The meal was exquisite, as was the service. We can't say enough good things!

Thank Catrine M
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Very important note: this restaurant is no longer Le Charm, it's now called Mathilde French Bistro, Yelp already says it, but Trip Advisor did not take note of the new name yet. In any case, the food is simply excellent, dining in the patio is...More

Thank marrei
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We have always loved this incredible, romantic and delicious neighborhood gem. Mathilde has just re-opened the restaurant formerly known as Le Charm and all the best qualities of the bistro remain as strong and charming as ever! GREAT menu choices, GREAT service, WARM interior, LOVELY...More

Thank elisaGlenEllen
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Le Charm has now become Mathilde Bistro. Same charm and same excellence. It seems to be a seamless transition to new management. We shared a chicken liver salad that was out of this world. The pommes frites with my steak were perfect. My wife's Coq...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We wanted to eat at a different, but old-world different kind of place, without having to cash in a paycheck, and this place was perfect. A group of us went, and everyone was very pleased with the French fare and delightful ambiance. A real winner...More

Thank maderapam
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Le Charm is by far my favorite French Bistro in San Francisco, and it is awesome that I live only a block away! Lena, the proprietress, is always so gracious and her staff serves up some very tasty French favorites. The menu is not extensive...More

1  Thank Chip G
Reviewed 21 December 2014

My only complaint is that there are so many wonderful choices on the menu that it would be impossible to try them all.My wife and I dined here several months ago.We had to try it again to confirm that it was as good as we...More

Thank Steve N
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
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to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 5th St, San Francisco, CA 94107-1001
    (Folsom and Harrison)
  • Public Transportation: Bart Station: Powell Street Bus Line : 27
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-546-6128
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