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Matterhorn Restaurant

$$ - $$$, French, German
2323 Van Ness Ave, Ste FRNT, San Francisco, CA 94109-1836
+1 415-885-6116
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (7 reviews)
“raclette” (4 reviews)
All hours
Swiss, French, German, European
$$ - $$$
2323 Van Ness Ave, Ste FRNT, San Francisco, CA 94109-1836
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If it wasn't for the stylish sign on the outside of an otherwise very ordinary looking apartment building, you'd never guess that this restaurant is located here. It's in the back, and you have to follow a corridor to get there. But once you enter,...More

Thank BordRestaurant
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Having worked in the Suisse I found his to be a great find in SF, the fondue being quite genuine and I especially liked the raclette, not commonly available in the U.S. Fondue is a lovely communal experience, not the most low cal but worth...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A typical Swiss restaurant with wooden furniture and Swiss music in the background. I was looking for Wienerschnitzel but was told they did only serv Fondue and recommended me to go to the Austrian restaurant nearby. But the staff asked the chef if there was...More

Thank ResenarSverige
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here on a Saturday evening. The restaurant is cozy. Very friendly staff. The wine list is good and very reasonably priced. The food is expensive, but well worth it! Excellent food and fun! Can't wait to go back!

Thank LDRN
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Fondue is a tradition and this place was perfect!! If you are a cheese fondue lover, this place is a hidden gem. We did not try to oil based fondue. I can't wait to go back!

Thank Violet4125
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This is a very traditional Swiss fondue spot. Super clean, and very traditional atmosphere. The owners and staff are very nice and remember us because we make it a regular spot. It is a very nice reprieve from the trendy, noisy San Francisco dining scene....More

Reviewed 24 April 2016

Stepping into the restaurant was like traveling to Europe. Wooden walls and tasteful decoration (not at all minimalist - very, very European). We were four people, and we ordered a raclette for one and a cured meat plate as appetizers and then the "original" fondue...More

Thank MarianaW7
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We visited this place as a group of German , Austrian and Swiss, knowing kind of what we'd get In case you haven't been to Switzerland go for it, this is probably as good as it can get in SF the interior will make defiantly...More

Thank Marcroeger1
Reviewed 14 December 2015

The Matterhorn Restaurant is located right off Van Ness. It doesn’t look like much from the outside. You go in what looks like an office building and walk to the back to get to the restaurant. Once inside, you will be transported to the Swiss...More

Thank austinjjc
Reviewed 14 November 2015

This is the truly authentic Swiss Fondue restaurant in San Francisco. It is family owned and operated, with Bridgette running the front of house and her husband overseeing the kitchen. If you arrive early in the evening, you have the benefit of a wide ranging...More

Thank SFtraveler4303
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2323 Van Ness Ave, Ste FRNT, San Francisco, CA 94109-1836
    (Green Street)
  • Public Transportation: Several Muni bus stops nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-6116
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