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Acquerello

1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
+1 415-567-5432
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“amuse bouche” (25 reviews)
“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“semifreddo” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm welcome, table with privacy.Nice ,elegant place ,no unpleasant background noise,great for a date or stylish meeting.Very friendly and knowledgeable sommelier.Several amuse bouche.Food truly at Michelin star level.Expensive,but worth every dollar.Highly recommended.

Thank alex2013998
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful experience . Great service. The service was impeccable , informative and very helpful.This place gives you a sense of occasion. Its a very special restaurant and its only a matter of time before it gets a Michelin star.

Thank Denis T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though this restaurant was founded decades ago (founders came from Donatello's in SF) we had not dined here. We came here for a special celebration on an engagement so we knew it would be expensive. The wine list is extensive and the sommelier very helpful...More

Thank markwY4783QE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a dinner reservation in late June with great anticipation and were both very disappointed. We were welcomed, wished a Happy Birthday and seated. The sommelier asked if he could assist. I told him that I'd like to order a half bottle of red...More

Thank Globe2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my family to have a fine dinner and we were not disappointed. Everything was perfect. I have been to multiple Michelin starred restaurants and this one stands out: not only is the quality and the taste of the food very good...More

Thank LeSaintSugerien
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat well in SF. We ate dinner at Quince and Acquerello this trip, and have eaten at Gary Danko, Benu and Saisons on other trips. This is one worth going back to. First, I am not a tasting menu person when there are 10-15...More

1  Thank HoustonCouchPotatoes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had one of my best dining experiences at this restaurant. Everything was spectacular, from the food, service, ambiance. It's very expensive--definitely a splurge place. The sommelier was the best--knowledgeable, patient, accommodating. Usually when I go to a restaurant like this, one or two dishes...More

Thank Aristotle P
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is fine dining in every regard. We thoroughly enjoyed this experience and would highly recommend.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We have been customers for a very long time, and granted this is 2 star Michelin restaurant and the food is always top notch. According to website they have a dress code that suggests formal attire for men. (And women too). Every time we have...More

Thank globbiztravel
Reviewed 23 July 2017

On 05 July we had 5:30pm reservations at Acquerello on Nob Hill in San Francisco. The excellence of this establishment started long before the dining, as when we made the reservation we were contacted by Teresa Wagner the Director of Operations who only wanted us...More

Thank Don M
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I assume this is about the Hilton even though it says you're asking about Acquerello. We had one king bed in our room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$95 - US$185
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
    (Polk)
  • Public Transportation: Van Ness Avenue is serviced by Muni bus lines 42,47,and 49. California Street. is serviced by the California Cable Car line. Sacramento Street. is serviced by Muni bus line 1. Polk Street. is serviced by Muni bus line 19.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-567-5432
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Description
Acquerello, named for its original watercolors, envelops guests in a warm and gracious atmosphere the moment they arrive. "At Acquerello, we believe that refined luxury is always in style. Our desire is to provide our guests an experience of classic and contemporary Italian tastes in an elegant dining atmosphere." The 40 seat dining room has an upscale and quiet ambiance. The room, designed by John Wheatman, highlights the former chapel, graced with arches and a rustic wood-beamed vaulted ceiling, with warm Mediterranean colors of gold and terracotta. Acquerello's contemporary approach to Italain cuisine combines the freshest ingredients available, an innovative approach to classic Italian flavors, and modern techniques. Guests can design their own three, four or five course dinner with the Prix Fixe Menus or choose to enjoy the preset chef's Seasonal Tasting Menu. Acquerello,in its more than 25 years in operation, has received countless accolades and awards, including a Michelin star in the first-ever 2007 Bay Area guide, two Michelin Stars in 2015, and a Wine Spectator Grand Award for the wine list continuously since 2012.
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