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Map & Directions 2495 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
  • American, California, New American
  • Sun, Sat 10am-2:30pm, Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Mon-Sat 6pm-10pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, American Express, cash
  • Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Accepted, Online Reservations Available, Recommended on Weekends
  • Street


SF Weekly's Description

Serpentine is located in a former warehouse on Dogpatch’s main drag, identified only by a large but discreet sign painted directly on the building. Inside, the New American restaurant’s space astounds with its verticality: The ceilings soar 20 feet or more, where pipes are clearly visible. High-set metal-framed windows are the apex of industrial chic. Exposed brick, old concrete columns, and wood floors have been warmed up a trifle by a large flower arrangement, a few black-and-white photographs on white walls, and lush, dark velvet curtains in front of the bathrooms. A metal-topped bar runs along one side of the room, backed by a tempting array of gleaming bottles from which issue forth seductive and original cocktails. The other side houses a couple of comfy booths and banquettes lining the walls with simple tables and wood chairs. In early evening, with light still streaming in, you may see happy families; later, the room darkens, the music gets louder, and children disappear. The seasonally changing menu offers delicious modern American cooking, carefully prepared meats, fish, and fowl, paired with well considered combinations of starch and vegetables. Brunch brings neighborhood favorites like buckwheat pancakes and Oregon Bay shrimp benedict.

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  • sfweeklybestof wrote a review for Serpentine
    on 05/10/09

    We're suckers for lemon meringue pie. The combination of flaky pastry, smooth tart filling, and airy topping, if done right, never fails to thrill us. (Sometimes we like it even if it's done wrong.) But Serpentine's Meyer lemon tart with toasted marshmallow and blood-orange sections thrilled us as never before. That's because we've never had a lemon meringue pie that threatened... More >>

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  • SF Weekly on 02/11/11

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

  • Food & Wine on 05/11/11

    Serpentine, named after the type of rock the Dogpatch neighborhood is built upon, uses certified-organic beef from Prather Ranch for its burger.

  • Tori M. on 02/06/10

    Go ahead and order the country fried steak and eggs, red flannel hash, crab Benedict, or fried egg sandwich. All awesome.

  • Justin E. on 05/08/11

    The crispy brussel sprouts are fantastic

  • Ashley S. on 03/06/11

    red. flannel. hash. the end.

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