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The House

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3910
+1 415-986-8612
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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San Francisco, California
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119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is my FAVORITE Resturant in SF. By far hands down. The Chef is BRILLANT!!! Angela co owns this San Francisco GEM with the warmest welcoming heart. She's also a BRILLANT baker! Go you all will thank me. I hope I didnt make a mistake about telling everyone just how perfect this place is- now I'll never get in!... More 

Thank 4JMP
Stockholm, Sweden
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked at The House based on the menu they had on their website. Once there, none of the suggested dishes was available. " Our web site is outdated " was the answer. Entering the room, you are caught by a strong smell of kitchen - wondering if their extractors work in the kitchen ? The waitress was either fed... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this place because our client raved about it. My boss liked this place more than I did. For me, a great food experience includes not only great food but excellent service. I don't think our waitress ever cracked a smile. She looked sad the whole time, and could have been a little more attentive. She never... More 

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Beijing, China
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Here you will get an amazing experience where east meets west. You will get either western style dishes with an Asian twist or the other way around. Staff is very helpful and knowledgeable so use them.

Thank Manor Z
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend. Good thing too, because, just walking by, you probably wouldn't think of looking at it twice. The entrance is small but the restaurant goes into the building quite a bit. They have made the most with the room they have though. Make sure you have a reservation. We had a dinner... More 

Thank SSS77777
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome food! Small restaurant, but great flavor in their dishes! We could not stop ordering all their small plates and salads! We will be back!

Thank Erin D
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A incredible experience to try one of the best asian fusion spots in San Francisco; the place its kind of tiny, but the food its amazing; the service is very nice and fast; and the prices are very suitable!

Thank Gonzalo B
Swift Current, Saskatchewan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Ended up at The House after a tour around Chinatown. The food was amazing, the appetizer of sushi had a delicious dipping sauce. The dumplings were amazing. Small restaurant, reservations are recommended.

Thank thelmaozzy
Cupertino, California
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150 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Being a very tiny restaurant with colossal flavors and prodigious service The House resides in North Beach exuding excellence in Asian Fusion cuisine and well-chosen wine list. Neither Barbie nor I were very hungry so we shared a Caesar Salad with Shrimp Puffs and the Sea Bass. No problem, no extra charge for sharing either. The salad was tasty and... More 

Thank Valhala95014
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Great Food. Open Late. Great Service (June was Awesome!) Definitely recommend the Ahi Tuna, Beef Noodles and Crab Avocado Toast App!

Thank E-Theezy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Asian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1230 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-986-8612

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

Neighbourhood Profile
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighbourhood home.
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