About Wayfare Tavern

558 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
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Chef Tyler Florence brings his passion for high quality and style to San Francisco with his new flagship restaurant, Wayfare Tavern. A classic San Francisco Tavern featuring authentic American dishes inspired by local cuisine at the turn of the 20th century, the menu ranges from classic comforts to rustic delicacies. The beverage menu features locally-sourced wines including a selection of Florence's own label, quality draft beers and organic root beer as well as classic Victorian-era cocktails.

All three floors of the restaurant have been designed keeping historical accuracy in mind making Wayfare Tavern reminiscent of a Victorian parlor and an Edwardian men's club, where anything goes from black-tie to blue jeans. Pull up a stool to the Chef's Counter at the open kitchen and look on as Chef prepares your lunch or head to the Library and Billiard Room for a game of pool. Wayfare Tavern is a truly unparalleled dining experience translated from a century ago. Photo: John Lee.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Hours of Operation
Lunch:
Monday - Friday 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday - Sunday 11:30am - 5:00pm

Dinner:
Monday to Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Thursday to Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm




Cross Street:
Montgomery & Sansome

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 772-9060

Website:
http://www.wayfaretavern.com/

Entertainment:
Within our second floor dining room, we have a Billiard Room available for parties up to 16. The room has double pained glass doors and features an antique tin ceiling, vintage red felt pool table. To make ordering easy, the room has a red "hot" phone which direct dials to ordering food and cocktails. Reservations are suggested and the room is available upon availability.

Parking Details:
** We are currently unable to offer a valet service at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience. **
PARKING GARAGES NEAR US:
1. 550 Kearny – Entrance on Sacramento
2. 1 Embarcadero Center Battery & Clay (across Le meridien hotel)
3. Portsmouth Square Garage, 733 Kearny St

STREET PARKING:
Street parking restrictions are lifted at 7pm daily

Public Transit:
Muni: Clay & Montgomery stops; Sansome & Sacramento stops. Cable car stops one block away on California Street.

Executive Chef:
Tyler Florence

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Saturday, December 24, 2016

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Details

Join us for New Year's Eve and celebrate a new year. We will have our regular menu along with a few New Year's Eve specials. Menu will posted on line as soon as it is available.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Details

Join us for New Year's Eve and celebrate a new year. We will have our regular menu along with a few New Year's Eve specials. Menu will posted on line as soon as it is available.

Private Dining

Wayfare Tavern is a true gathering place for private events of all types. We offer several options to accommodate intimate family dinners, weddings and receptions, corporate events, social gatherings, and full restaurant buy outs.

Wayfare Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.1

ambience

4.3

value

3.7

noise

Moderate

81% would recommend it to a friend

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It was a disappointing experience. Serv ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

It was a disappointing experience. Service was slow. Salmon was undercooked and raw. Very poor experience.

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Food was good (don't come here if you're ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was good (don't come here if you're looking for healthy food), and the old fashion cocktail was really good. Lively environment. Reception was a little disorganized when I arrived but they were friendly and the wait staff was on the ball. I'd recommend.

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Fried chicken--burger--popovers--mac &ch ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Fried chicken--burger--popovers--mac &cheese--donuts. No more to say!!😎☮️

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Came here to celebrate my 40th birthday ...

 
 (Orange County)·Dined 5 days ago

Came here to celebrate my 40th birthday and it was our first visit. We fell in love with everything and can't wait to come back again.

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It was a disappointing experience. I hav ...

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 (New Orleans)·Dined 5 days ago

It was a disappointing experience. I have long wanted to dine at Wayfare Tavern but I was underwhelmed. We were sat for our reservation more than 30 minutes late. One of the dishes was delivered incorrectly and the meal was delayed. For the two people that ordered it, the fried chicken was dry and the crust was not crispy and it seemed like it had been sitting out for a while or in a warming drawer.

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Fantastic food, beautiful atmosphere, gr ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 29, 2016

Fantastic food, beautiful atmosphere, great server, condescending host said "we'll just wait for 6:15" when we checked in at 6:10 for our reservation.

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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Good food - Good Service - Very loud! W ...

 
 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 29, 2016

Good food - Good Service - Very loud! Wheelchair access was iffy.

Tags: Casual, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Fireplace, Vibrant Bar Scene
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We had a wonderful lunch. We shared a nu ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2016

We had a wonderful lunch. We shared a number of small plates - deviled eggs, burrata and pear appetizer, Brussel sprouts, and cauliflower. My friend had a cocktail called the 1915, we was wonderfully fragrant and tasted delicious. After lunch, we enjoyed heavenly Irish Coffees. Our waiter was attentive, informative and we never felt rushed.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Authentic, Open Kitchen, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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Things started off badly with tepid over ...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2016

Things started off badly with tepid overdone popovers. The deviled eggs hyped by the waiter were tasteless. Then we sat forever waiting for the first course to be taken away. Then only two of the four dishes arrived while two of us waited another 5 mins. The mushroom side dish was forgotten then finally brought out very tepid!! The burrata was good the salmon cooked properly albeit flavorless. Needless to say we skipped dessert. Disappointed as we've eaten there before at it was great

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Food - poor , cold Service - slow Too ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2016

Food - poor , cold

Service - slow

Too expensive

Wouldn't recommend

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Cozy atmosphere , love the fireplace on ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2016

Cozy atmosphere , love the fireplace on a autum evening : great cocktails , really good fried chicken!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre
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This was our 3rd straight Thanksgiving v ...

 
 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 27, 2016

This was our 3rd straight Thanksgiving vacation to California that included a visit to San Francisco. While in California, we enjoyed a great deal of fine dining in Monterey, San Jose and San Francisco. Our visit to the Wayfare Tavern happened to be on our final day of a 10 day vacation. When we had just about finished eating lunch, I asked everyone to share which restaurant was their favorite and it was unanimous. We all agreed that the Wayfare Tavern served the best meal we had while in California.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Casual, Business Meals
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Family of 4 (2 adults 2 kids under 10) t ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 26, 2016

Family of 4 (2 adults 2 kids under 10) they did a great job of accommodating our sons. The food was outstanding - we had the lamb special with Israeli couscous and creme Fraiche. Hubs had chicken. Service was attentive - front of the house was a+.

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Though I've had very pleasant experience ...

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 25, 2016

Though I've had very pleasant experiences here in the past, I would not recommend coming for a prix fixe holiday dinner. My guests and I left feeling very disappointed with the quality of our experience.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Private Room
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We celebrated Thanksgiving at this resta ...

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2016

We celebrated Thanksgiving at this restaurant. The ambiance was quite nice as were the servers however the service itself was subpar in that we had extended wait times, absent of check-ins and then received our meals at entirely different times without apology or explanation. Honestly, the staff were constantly doing something, just not in any organized team manner. Not the way one wants to eat any meal especially one in celebration of a holiday. The turkey entree was totally disappointing as the turkey itself was a dry as cardboard. The lamb chops, on the other hand, were very tasty and enjoyable. Next time, home cooking is top on my list!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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Service wasn't great. The entrees were f ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2016

Service wasn't great. The entrees were fired too early. Our first courses had not been cleared yet. I was not finished with my soup when the busses took it off the table. My turkey came out 5 minutes after the rest of the table got their entrees. The server mouthed the f word in front of my mother. Food was mediocre. But it's cool.

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Amazing thanksgiving meal. Inattentive s ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2016

Amazing thanksgiving meal. Inattentive service. Very noisy restaurant.

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I've been here twice and there is just n ...

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 24, 2016

I've been here twice and there is just nothing to really rave about. The food is okay, the service was good. It's a busy place, but the food just didn't catch my attention.

Nice experience, but wouldn't come back.

We had the fried chicken, mash potatoes, Mac and cheese and their burgers. Those were listed as their popular items. Their devil eggs were ok. It was small a small egg!

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Our reservation was for 4 at 8pm. All o ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2016

Our reservation was for 4 at 8pm. All of us arrived on time. They were unable to seat us. After 20 minutes, we were offered to sit at the seats near the cooks. After 40 minutes, we started to look at going somewhere else for dinner. Finally, we were seated after waiting almost an hour. When I was looking on open table for another restaurant, they were still showing available at 9pm. I think they overbook routinely. The server was excellent. We started with their signature popovers. We were comped some devilled eggs which were excellent. I am a vegetarian so I had the gnocci. It was OK. I would not get it again. I do highly recommend the cauliflower and brussel sprout panzanella. The burrata and pears appetizer is excellent also. My friend had the fried chicken and thought it was average. The Frog's Leap zinfandel wine was outstanding. This was also comped. We were not told it would be. For dessert, I had pots de creme which is my favorite dessert. This one was done with the cream on the bottom so I don't think it was cooked at all. And, it was pricey at 11.00 compared to 10.00 at Absinthe. I am not sure if I will do back. I may just hit the bar to try their "The Fields" drink. In spite of it all, I did leave a 20% tip as the service was terrific.

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Fried chicken was ok but dry. Waiter was ...

 
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 21, 2016

Fried chicken was ok but dry. Waiter was disengaged yet we were the only people in the restaurant at 1130am res.. best part was the lovely interior of the restaurant. Won't go back. Same experience every time we have been to Wayfare Tavern. Over rated. Sorry

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Food was excellent, we had dinner at 5:3 ...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 21, 2016

Food was excellent, we had dinner at 5:30pm and restaurant filled up soon after. Service towards the end was slow, we had to wait a long time to get our check and then have someone receive it. Apart from that, excellent dinner out!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Good for Birthdays
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Not a terribly friendly hostess. Had to ...

 
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 19, 2016

Not a terribly friendly hostess. Had to sit at the bar as my guest was called away. Don't quite understand the big deal as this was in the middle of the afternoon. The coconut cake was dry towards the edges. It was sent back.

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Wonderful for lunch! Reminds me of the ...

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 17, 2016

Wonderful for lunch! Reminds me of the kind of restaurants that SF is known for!!

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Casual
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Great food, extremely slow service. It t ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2016

Great food, extremely slow service. It took almost an hour before we actually had our food, and a member of our party asked a server where it was. This has happened at least three times, and we keep coming back for the food and the ambiance. Not sure we will continue as the service has been so unfortunate!

Tags: Fun
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A new favorite, great atmosphere, excell ...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2016

A new favorite, great atmosphere, excellent food and cocktails

Tags: Open Kitchen, Bar Seating, Historic
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Good food , deviled eggs were good , fr ...

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2016

Good food , deviled eggs were good , fried chicken was good

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Great service, outstanding fried chicken ...

 
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 16, 2016

Great service, outstanding fried chicken!

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Lunch menu is beginning to seem a bit ti ...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 15, 2016

Lunch menu is beginning to seem a bit tired and a bit too limited. Still excellent food and experience.

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We were looking forward to dining at Way ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 14, 2016

We were looking forward to dining at Wayfare's Tavern after seeing a show in the City. The menu looked intriguing and we loved the idea of sampling Tyler Florence's menu. We arrived with another couple (friends) and were ushered upstairs to our table. The restaurant has a nice and friendly atmosphere and the waiters were all very pleasant. We thought the shrimp cocktail and the roasted cauliflower were delicious, and the mashed potatoes were very good as well. We ordered quite a few items including the gnocchi, the fried chicken and the mac and cheese. Unfortunately, we all agreed that each of the three items mentioned in the sentence above were all very bland in flavor. That, plus we ordered a bottle of white wine off the full bottle menu and it wasn't chilled yet (causing us to order a different wine by the glass).

So, all in all, not the best experience. With so many different restaurant options in the City, I don't think we'll be heading back to Wayfare Tavern.

Tags: Cozy
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It was a late lunch and went to try thei ...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2016

It was a late lunch and went to try their famous chicken and burger. I thought the chicken was okay and nothing special with the flavor. My husband thought the same with the burger. Both I felt were overpriced. The beef tartare however, was very good. It came with very little chips so I asked for more. I would say that is probably the best item out of three that we ordered. My daughter and husband also ordered the raw west coast oysters. Very good they said but was pricey for the dozen. Might come back and try out their dinner items.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Private Room, Bar Seating
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Our server was great. He paid attention ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2016

Our server was great. He paid attention and quickly knew what would make us comfortable and happy. The food is always amazing and this visit was no exception. We like how there are always some different choices.

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I recently fractured my foot and have to ...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 11, 2016

I recently fractured my foot and have to get around on crutches. I love Wayfare Tavern as a solid go-to restaurant with friends but I was really pleased with how accommodating they were to me with my crutches. They helped me through the elevator and made it easy for me to get to and from the bathroom. Another reason to love this restaurant!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Private Room, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Fun, Disabled Access
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Our overall dining experience was excell ...

vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 8, 2016

Our overall dining experience was excellent, with classic American fare expertly prepared and attentive service,

Tags: Comfort Food
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Worst meal I've had in San Fransisco. Ty ...

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on November 7, 2016

Worst meal I've had in San Fransisco. Tyler Florence should be embarrassed. Cold under cooked bone marrow. 1 hour to get 1 cocktail and first course. Chicken was very poorly seasoned. Service was very inattentive and absent. Don't waste your money. Honestly the colonel does fried chicken better then this place.

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Upon arrival the hostess seemed disinter ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 6, 2016

Upon arrival the hostess seemed disinterested and bothered by us, the table was good, our waiter fantastic but his counterpart bumped my chair no less than 6 times. Saving grace was the waiter. And the fried chicken. Best around. Hostess didn't even acknowledge us as we were leaving and trying to thank them.

Tags: Special Occasion
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Always outstanding. One of our 'go to' p ...

 
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2016

Always outstanding. One of our 'go to' places in SF.

We had the 'Wayfare Burger' and the 'fried chicken' - always fabulous!

And we requested, and received seats at the 'chefs counter' - which is always very enjoyable to watch them in action.

Highly recommended.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Open Kitchen, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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What's happened?!? It was so disappoin ...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 1, 2016

What's happened?!? It was so disappointing. Order lost. Waited forever for everything. We used to live this place.

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I come here for business lunches frequen ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 31, 2016

I come here for business lunches frequently and whenever I have a craving for a freshly baked popover.

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Good for Groups
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This place has always over performed for ...

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 31, 2016

This place has always over performed for me. The food, the drinks and the service is always spot on. We had the lobster and oysters and we barely left the shells. Great spot! I do recommend.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, People Watching
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Yum, fried chicken! Definitely somethin ...

 
 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 31, 2016

Yum, fried chicken! Definitely something I'll never cook at home, so I love to go out for it.

Done very well here, I loved the fried chicken, mac n cheese, BLT salad, the sides enough for sharing. The popovers are to die for, I'll be back someday, soon.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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