Located on the corner of Bush and Mason, we are a friendly neighborhood restaurant serving chef driven cuisine in a cozy atmosphere. We strive to source our ingredients locally, make everything in house, and change our menu with the seasons so our diners always have new interesting dishes to look forward to. Join us for dinner and try a beer from our rotating taps and bottle list, or a glass of wine from our dynamic wine menu. We’re sure you’ll enjoy our unique and creative twist on classic American dishes.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Nightly 5:30pm-11:00pm
$30 and under
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, Aliment can accommodate all your special event needs.
Aliment Ratings and Reviews
We went to Aliment in search of local No ...
We went to Aliment in search of local Nob Hill eclectic restaurant. it is eclectic and some of the dishes are very special such as the duck small plate. The Pastrami Sliders were much too spicy.
The Gnocchi entree was the best. The Cab house wine was suprisingly very good. But deserts are disappointing. Espresso Coffee was excellent.
4 out of 5 for their food & cocktails. ...
4 out of 5 for their food & cocktails. On point with the food, well executed and delicious. Cocktails were also excellent. Wine by the glass was not. Our choice had been open for too long. Unfortunately, the service was uninspiring, as if they would have rather been somewhere else... And it was like 2 different restaurants, upstairs vs downstairs. We sat upstairs. it was much more lively downstairs with a good vibe.. I say try it because the food is good and so are the cocktails. So sit downstairs at the bar or a table to experience what i think they had in mind.
Thought that it was a very eclectic rest ...
Thought that it was a very eclectic restaurant with a nice touch of showing "Back to Future" on the wall of the restaurant. Servers were good at pointing out recommended items to try. And, it had a terriffic mix of items to eat and drink.
I understand that there are space limita ...
I understand that there are space limitations, but for large groups it would be ideal to have circular or square seating rather than retangular as then everyone can see each other better and there is more chance to talk with those who are not seated next to you. I feel that is important for business meetings as it gets awkward as to who sits where. I would be more likely to return to a restaurant for business if it has better eye contact seating arrangements.
The food was good however, the menu did ...
The food was good however, the menu did not reflect on their website menu. We chose the restaurant based on the website menu so we were disappointed to arrive at the restaurant and see a totally different menu. I had trouble selecting something that appealed to my appetite. Food was good though and room quiet so easy for a conversation.
Be careful if you are a slightly picky e ...
Be careful if you are a slightly picky eater they do not allow substitutions and the servers attitude about it is very off putting. Order a $38 steak and want to substitute a side- they don't allow that. Want to order a side? Nope we don't allow that either. After canceling my order then they allowed me to order a side of fries.
When the meal came all three of Our Ny strip were very fatty. Food was super salty- not that good of a place to put up with a bad attitude and average food.
Aliment is always a pleasure. I have bee ...
Aliment is always a pleasure. I have been a regular in July for the last 3 years. The waitresses are service minded and very cool. The wine recommendation matches the food and the menu is never boring. The only thing I always miss is the rose pepper ice cream, but that is the flip side of a a restaurant that continue to the develop the menu.
Everyone's dish was salty, not flavorful ...
Everyone's dish was salty, not flavorful. Meats were over cooked. Dishes came out at different times. Waitress spoke so softly we could hardly hear her. This was very disappointing. I had been there before and enjoyed it but perhaps things have changed.
My third visit & friends first. Had a re ...
My third visit & friends first. Had a reservation way ahead. Arrived & was taken to a back table against a wall on mezzanine. Asked for a change & said only bar available. The lady bartender saved the day!!
Ordered a scotch; she offered a small
sample of a comparable Japanese product.
Gave us menu suggestions - made for a enjoyable experience after a slow start.
We visited Aliment on my birthday and b ...
We visited Aliment on my birthday and before the theater. Warm greeting and seated at a great table overlooking the bar and street. As per all the reviews, the Brussels sprouts were fabulous! Attentive service with no pretense and at a perfect pace. Will dine there again and recommend to everyone. Another plus was the very reasonable pricing!
Service was lacking. When we inquired ab ...
Service was lacking. When we inquired about beer, the server listed off a few different types of beer (porter, IPA, etc.)- not where they are from or any details. We were only checked on once despite there only being one other table in the upstairs area and had to ask for water refills. Food portions were small.
Aliment is a nice space. We were seated ...
Aliment is a nice space. We were seated upstairs and had a good view of the restaurant below. They were showing the Giants game on the big white wall opposite the bar, using a projector. Nice distraction if you're a fan. The menu is a bit limited but we found something we liked. The fried brussels sprouts are delicious, don't be put off by the description (which includes the words "fish sauce" and "caramel"). The porchetta, served with porcini (mushroom) risotto, was lovely as was the NY strip steak. The steak is almost $40 though so your enjoyment of it will depend on how flush you feel at that moment! Both were large portions as well. The service was good although there was a mistake on the check. The porchetta was priced $1 higher than the menu price. When we pointed it out, the waitress seemed put out and took her time to correct it. I wonder how many other diners overpaid. Their cocktails are expensive so go for the craft beer if you can stomach it. It was an okay experience but we'll probably try somewhere else next time.
First --we got a text asking to confirm our reservations. A little unusual and very annoying, but if that's their policy, ok. The food was unremarkable, a bit overpriced ($16 for tuna poke) and the wine list a bit confusing. What i found really interesting was the service--we had 2 waitresses, one was very sullen and aloof, the other was overly friendly and chatty, she was jumping in and out of our conversation and constantly asking if i wanted more drinks. When there was finally time for a check, neither one was interested in coming to our table. It did get crowded around 7 pm, so i guess it's a popular spot.
The restaurant was just so so. Food was ...
The restaurant was just so so. Food was OK. Service by tattood wait persons seemed out of place for a rather expensive restaurant. I had scallops and they were fine but three little scallops looked very lonely on the plate.
Aliment SF for dinner
We happened upon Aliment a couple of years ago during a visit to San Francisco. So, in our trip last week, we went out of our way to dine there again. The food and service continue to be excellent, with a unique menu (such as roasted brussels sprouts with fish sauce caramel and roasted kabocha squash salad with arugula and hazelnuts). My wife had the steak and I had the gnocchi. Both were outstanding.... and the leftovers were just as good on the plane home the next day. Never know who you will see there; the other table in our room included two well known jazz musicians out for a private evening. We recommend Aliment highly.
I was with a friend and service was good ...
I was with a friend and service was good and the ambience was nice. Red wine was served way too warm. Arugula squash salad was the highlight of the meal and was very good. The scallops were way too seasoned so that they tasted more like the sea Than like scallops. The steak did not look anything like a New York sirloin that I ever bought and the French fries although numerous were limp.get the picture?
I was expecting more. Thought the service, food, ambiance were all fair. Nothing memorable. Only had one evening for a dining experience in San Francisco, spent a lot of time looking at options, so my expectations were high. Don't think I would return or recommend in general
Delicious and unpretentious
The service at Aliment was excellent; our waitress was prompt, friendly, and very knowledgeable about the menu. The food we ordered ( Brussel sprouts, ricotta gnocchi , and hamburger) was all delicious and came out at a nice pace. I ordered a cocktail off their menu, and the waitress suggested a twist on it based on what we were talking about in terms of drink preferences. The ambience is simple, clean , and modern. All in all, a great place for a meal!
Booked this restaurant in the afternoon for the same night. Menu looked promising. Main room was quite noisy, luckily we were seated upstairs where it was more quiet. Service was okay, although a little more "warmth" would have been appreciated. Appetizers were good but hard to mess up (buffalo wings and squash salad). The entrees were disappointments. Pasta in two different dishes were overcooked and resulted in big clumps that didn't take the sauce well. The burger was very average for the price. Meat was overcooked and the whole thing didn't taste great. The restaurant wasn't terrible, but I would not return.
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