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First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar

First Crush promotes a “casual upscale” atmosphere for individuals, private events and large parties in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square district, offering hand-crafted quality food using the freshest ingredients complemented with a massive all-California wine list - served affordably with professional service in an energetic, lively environment.

The restaurant has been awarded the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for 2001-2014.
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255 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
(255 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 255 reviews
5 stars
(69)
4 stars
(101)
3 stars
(53)
2 stars
(22)
1 star
(10)
Food 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Service 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Ambiance 
3.5 / 5
(Very Good) 3.5 / 5
Noise Level
2 / 3
Moderate
Value 
3.3 / 5
(Very Good) 3.3 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • notable wine list(103)
  • fit for foodies(99)
  • neighborhood gem(57)
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  • special occasion(34)
  • good for groups(24)
First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar Reviews List
Review 1 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 2/06/2016
 2004
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Review 2 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Enormous selection of wines, complimented by light offerings as well as more substantial meals. Very pleasant alternative to big sit down dinner, for a first night of San Francisco experience. Waitstaff very attentive and helpful with food and wine pairing."
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2013
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Review 3 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Delicious food and pleasant ambiance."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
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Review 4 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Just ok

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Went during restaurant week, was able to get a table at 8:30 on a Friday night. 3 course prefix for $40, add $20 for wine pairing. Decent deal. But, Food was just ok, it was good but not memorable, for sure. Wine pairing was ok as well, but the waiter did not go over anything. Table neighbors were a group of semi obnoxious 20 somethings, though can't knock the restaurant for that. Decent place for the location, but would not go out of my way to go back. Service was pleasant but also just kind of eh."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2016
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Review 5 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2004
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Review 6 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2003
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2003
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2003
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Review 7 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/26/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2006
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2006
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Review 8 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

NY Times said like a NY Village spot and it is!

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Dined on 1/14/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 9 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

great food, highly recommend

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 10 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2006
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Review 11 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Don't miss the risotto!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"My date had the octopus which was very flavorful but also very tough and chewy. I had the chicken with the risotto and I have to say that this risotto was the BEST EVER! We went for the SF Restaurant Week special dinner with the accompanying wine. The portions were very generous, very delicious, and paired with great wine. We'll be back!"
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
Special Features: hot spot, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 12 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Cozy place to splurge on dinner

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Love the digital wine menus! My fiance and I enjoyed dinner here during restaurant week, though we opted to order off their traditional menu. I got the lobster mac & cheese, which was plenty big for an entree. It was creamy, hot, and delicious with big pieces of real lobster. He got the kobe burger (which he said was a bit dry), but we both loved the truffle fried and also splurged on dessert - the lavender creme brulee was light and not too floral at all. Delish! The place was packed by 6:30, so I recommend making a reservation or getting there right after work. I know it's Union Square, but everything plus one glass of wine each, was close to $200 including tip."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 13 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
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Review 14 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2012
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 15 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/17/2016
 2000
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Review 16 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/13/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 17 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Wine List

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Definitely like their flight plans. Very unique and fun. For the service, it was funny when a server would keep bringing us stuff that we did not order. It actually was endearing. The hostess provided me with Doblet to charge my phone which worked out well.
I am vegetarian and so there were not a lot of choices for dinner. However, my guests enjoyed their dinner immensely. I would go back just for the flight option for wines and cheeses."
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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Review 18 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/15/2016
 2004
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Review 19 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

So very disappointing

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"I've eaten here a few times and it was always decent. On Wednesday, I went with two girlfriends and we had the Ahi Tuna, the Lobster Mac & Cheese, the Scallops, the "Airline Chicken", and the dessert sampler. The Ahi Tuna was grey, under-seasoned, and the texture was off. The Lobster Mac & Cheese was dry -- no sauce. The only thing that was good was the dessert sampler. I can't believe we spent $225 on that (with 3 glasses of overpriced wine). The service was good, but without good food, no reason to return."
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2006
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Review 20 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Wine Bar/Resaurant

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"A JP Morgan staple for me, I love this place for the wine, however the food is very good as well. Wine list is heavy on California (of course) and not cheap, but the selections are better than the usual fare."
Dined on 1/12/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 21 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/09/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, notable wine list, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 22 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Special Features: hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 23 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Excellent Wine Selection

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Dined on 12/24/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"The wine selection is expansive and impressive. The service excellent. The atmosphere charming. My one reservation is that there was only one vegetarian selection--a grain-filled portobello mushroom that was good but unimpressive (presentation attractive) for the price and nature of this restaurant."
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2014
Special Features: notable wine list
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Review 24 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/30/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2011
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Review 25 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/29/2015
 2004
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2004
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2004
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Review 26 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great for date night!

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Dined on 12/22/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"My girlfriend and I chose this place on a whim before heading to the Opera House. The food was great and their wine menu made it easy to make the appropriate paring. Plenty of wine to choose from with a reasonable price range. Also, we had only about an hour to spare before our show started, but they made it a point to serve us quickly so we could make it on time. We had a great experience, and would definitely come back."
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, late-night find
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Review 27 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Be guided dark ,narrow table at undergurand.

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2015
Special Features: kid-friendly
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Review 28 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Average food for a high price

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Went here looking for good food got lousy service for average food. The waiter could not have cared less about serving us. We had to ask several times about our order. Others were served way before us, even though we had been seated ahead of them. Overall a poor experience."
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2004
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Review 29 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Huge let down

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"I don't normally post reviews, especially negative reviews, about an experience but because we ate at First Crush on Christmas Day and paid over $300 for two people, I had high expectations. I found it convenient to book the reservation on Open Table, however, the site mentioned nothing about a special Christmas Day menu. We were caught off guard when we got there and were given menus that noted a steep $85 per person charge but listed none of the food that initially attracted us. While our service was good throughout the night, each course was worse then the next. No flavor in our second and third courses and our mushroom fondue was lukewarm and the crab salad was underwhelming. Dessert was the highlight but I could have gone to Cheesecake Factory for that and a better overall experience. The restaurant also did not serve liquor and I'm still unsure why. The evening was not what I expected in a night out in San Francisco and I will not be back, unfortunately."
Dined on 12/25/2015
 2015
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Review 30 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Pricey bad food

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"We booked last minute for Christmas. Food was not good. $85 a person plus an additional 45 for wine pairings. Food was mediocre at best. Seared tuna was so spicy my husband could not eat it!!! Very overpriced. Walked away still hungry and very disappointed!"
Dined on 12/25/2015
 2015
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Review 31 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/27/2015
 2005
Dined on 12/27/2015
 2005
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/27/2015
 2005
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Review 32 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/26/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Excellent dinner, food and service were both outstanding."
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2015
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Review 33 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/23/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 12/25/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/25/2015
 2015
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/25/2015
 2015
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Review 35 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Not in the basement

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"My friends and I Met up at the bar and had a tough time picking a wine. The staff helped with decision with offering a few sample tastes. This was our first time here and was thrilled with the choice until they seated us in the basement. Not as much ambiance as the upper part but food was delicious and the waiter was great. The lower level is fine for larger groups."
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, notable wine list
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Review 36 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Enjoyed great wine, good location, okay food

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Party of 6 on a recent Friday evening. Enjoyed the wine, good selection. Some food was good, e.g. the scallops, prawns small plates. Cioppino was oversalted. All food was only warm when served, not hot. Sent back cold fries & promptly got warm ones, which were good. Seemed to take a long time to get the food after ordering. Was a step down from previous visits, most recent a yr ago. We were a little surprised to see empty tables on a Friday evening. Staff were courteous & attentive. Would go back for wine & small plates."
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2010
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Review 37 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Very romantic

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Excellent wine list. Filet mignon was wonderful and a perfect accompaniment. This is the place to go with someone special."
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, notable wine list
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Review 38 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great time

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Dined on 12/17/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Great food and service. Very good wine, but need a decanter. We had a great wine, but needed to be decanted."
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, fit for foodies
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Review 39 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Service was very slow and food came out lukewarm. We waited 25min for our reserved table. The first glass of wine the brought me was bad (had been in the bottle for too long). The fries came out lukewarm (we sent them back) and the entrees took another 30minutes to arrive. Scallops were over seasoned. Won't be back."
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2003
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Review 40 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Easy reservation, great meal near Union square.

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/16/2015
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, notable wine list
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Review 41 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/18/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2010
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Review 42 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great service!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Everyone was very accommodating for us. We had some dinners that were late arriving by delayed flights. The wine was flowing though and they kept us very happy. Dinner was excellent according to all parties although by the time we got everyone together, they were out of a few items we wanted to try."
Dined on 12/13/2015
 2015
Special Features: notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 43 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great menu selection

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 44 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Great wine, great food, great atmosphere. I try to hit this place at least once every time I'm in the Bay Area."
Dined on 12/13/2015
 2011
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Review 45 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

no to my tast all around

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Dined on 12/06/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/06/2015
 2015
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 12/06/2015
 2015
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Review 46 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Before the Theatre

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Lobster Risotto was to die for. Whole Lobster tail on top, w/large pieces in risotto.
The desert flight was such a treat.
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Dined on 12/09/2015
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 47 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/10/2015
 2004
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Review 48 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/05/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 49 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Wine List

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The wines were pretty expensive, but that is all of San Francisco."
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 50 for First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 12/03/2015
 2007
Dined on 12/03/2015
 2007
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/03/2015
 2007
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