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Saison

Map & Directions 178 Townsend St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
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415-828-7990
  • Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Accepted, Online Reservations Available, Recommended
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Tucked down a sapling-lined footpath in the Mission is a renovated 1870s carriage house where some of the city's most intricate and inventive examples of modern American, California, and European 21st-century haute cuisine are crafted and served. The jewel-like platters of foams, emulsions, and impeccably fresh, high-end ingredients at Saison are presented in a rustic setting of beamed ceilings and planked-wood tables; it's like dining in a little Michelin-starred French farmhouse. The daily seven-course prix-fixe unfolds in an unhurried manner, and there's a tree-shaded flagstone patio where you can enjoy a glass of pre-supper champagne.

 
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  • Bon Appetit Magazine on 03/30/11

    The open wood fire allows chef Joshua Skenes to create deep, soothing umami from a bowl of bonito dashi with toasted grains and greens, followed by a big slab of roasted beet and bone marrow. Try it!

  • Reserve the Chef’s Table and you’ll be sitting smack in the middle of the kitchen with prime views of all the action. - Inspector

  • SF Weekly on 02/11/11

    SF Weekly's Best of Winner 2010 - Editorial Pick - BEST RESTAURANT ESCAPE

  • Gilt City on 07/08/11

    Chef Joshua Skenes’ dishes are seasonal and local, paying homage to California’s bounty while honoring a French education ascertained under chefs like Jean-Georges Vongerichten of Jean Georges.

  • Robert R. on 06/20/10

    ...entrance is through their kitchen! They serve seasonally fresh & locally sourced food exquisitely, which is meticulously prepared, unique, & very delicious! 8-Course Menu + Wine pairing = Fantastic

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