1601 Bar & Kitchen

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31 bis 50 USD
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Srilankisch
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Das kleine, von zwei Eheleuten betriebene Restaurant 1601 Bar & Kitchen bietet Ihnen gehobene Küche und eine ungezwungene Atmosphäre im Stadtteil Soma von San Francisco. Küchenchef Brian Fernando bezeichnet seine technisch versierten Interpretationen der srilankischen Küche als „Gerichte des modernen Sri Lanka“ und bietet mit der Speisekarte eine bunte, vielfältige und durchdachte Entdeckungsreise seiner Heimat. Das Restaurant serviert Gerichte à la carte in kleinen Portionen sowie ein mehrgängiges Menü zu einem Festpreis mit Getränken nach Wahl. Auf vorherige Anfrage (24 Stunden im Voraus) können auch vegetarische oder vegane Degustationsmenüs für Sie zubereitet werden. Bitte geben Sie alle Ernährungseinschränkungen oder Allergien bei Ihrer Reservierung an.
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4.6Basierend auf kürzlich erfolgten Ratings
4.6
Essen
4.7
Service
4.4
Ambiente
4.3
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OT
San Francisco
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 11. September 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 3Service 5Ambiente 4

Service was great, food was alright (I wouldn't come back for it).

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OT
San Francisco
5 Bewertungen
Besucht am 6. September 2019
Gesamt 2Essen 3Service 2Ambiente 3

Overpriced for quality

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t
San Francisco
16 Bewertungen
Besucht am 6. September 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 4Service 5Ambiente 4

Very much a hidden gem. From really good service that is super respectful and personal to really really good food that’s unique in this city full of trendy but disappointing places. The owners are doing the cooking and service. And it’s quiet inside so you can actually hear your companion speak.

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S
San Francisco
32 Bewertungen
Besucht am 16. August 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

The food was some of the best food I have had in a long time! There is also the option of a tasting menu which is diverse and delicious. Wines were amazing. Service was wonderful. I would run to this place if you have not been there yet.

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NS
Phoenix
20 Bewertungen
Besucht am 20. Juli 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Food was phenomenal! My husband is Sri Lankan so it was nice to get some flavors of home for him. We enjoyed ourselves! Great food and great ambiance

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MM
San Francisco
23 Bewertungen
Besucht am 19. Juli 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

What a fantastic restaurant. The food is imaginative, the service is excellent and the atmosphere is very warm. The food is delicious and inspired.

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KS
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 17. Juli 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Loved the food. We ordered pretty much everything on the menu. :) . The egg basket is a house specialty and just delicious. The curries were wonderful. And the desserts were to die for. The service was wonderful and the chef even came out to chat with us. Overall a lovely evening.

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h
San Francisco
132 Bewertungen
Besucht am 16. Juli 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

We had an excellent meal. We shared the okra, carrots and ground lamb with chickpeas. We will return for good food which are creatively presented.

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OT
San Francisco
6 Bewertungen
Besucht am 10. Juli 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 5Service 4Ambiente 4

Amazing food and excellent service

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MF
San Francisco
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 29. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 3

Who would have thought that Sri Lankan food would turn out to be one of my favorite types of food?! Every bite was delicious, unexpected, and beautifully plated. Even foods I tend to not love- lamb, okra, eggplant- I was savoring every morsel. My mouth waters just thinking about it.

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OT
Raleigh
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 21. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Fabulous food and service

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m
San Francisco
5 Bewertungen
Besucht am 15. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Fantastic, elegant and inventive. Amazing flavors. We did the family style option and everything was spot on. Excellent wine list. Beautiful presentations and space. A new favorite - we will be back.

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OT
San Francisco
4 Bewertungen
Besucht am 14. Juni 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 4Service 5Ambiente 4

We had a great time. Service was on point and they never rushed us out. Our group was there for 3 hours. We enjoyed beer, a recommended bottle of wine, and their food. Had a very enjoyable night catching up with friends with friendly service.

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j
Neuengland
6 Bewertungen
Besucht am 13. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

I chose this experience as a special dinner for me and my teen son and before he leaves for school abroad. I am so glad we did because it was an experience that we will remember. The flavors were unique and the server was able to explain the preparation to us. The egg hoppers were fantastic as we expected since this is a specialty. My favorite side dish was the okra. I have had okra in both Texas and West Africa and this preparation was the best I have ever had. The salmon melted in our mouths. The daal was so rich with curry and yet enhanced with so many subtle tastes. When we returned home he told his brother all about the meal- so I know it will be a night he remembers in some small way. Thanks 1601 and Chef Fernando!

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Raum New York
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 11. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

I saw this place on "Check Please! Bay Area" a while back and was curious to try it out. It exceeded expectations. I highly recommend.

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j
San Francisco
45 Bewertungen
Besucht am 30. Mai 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 5Service 4Ambiente 4

Quiet place, just right for an informal dinner. Two very tasty - and slightly unusual - curries, with three inventive sides and a bottle of wine, were just right for the three of us.

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ML
San Francisco
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 29. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Great food and excellent service. Would definitely recommend.

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TC
San Francisco
110 Bewertungen
Besucht am 28. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

If food and service are always great here. This is one of our favorite restaurants in San Francisco. Whenever we have out-of-town guests, we always take them here.

We love:
- Uni ice cream with caviar
- Egg hopper
- Kale salad
- Maldive fish broth
- Chicken curry
- Lamb curry

The menu changes quite often and the wine list is great and very reasonably priced.

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A
San Francisco
3 Bewertungen
Besucht am 18. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Chef Brian never disappoints! I strongly recommend this restaurant, which offers lovingly-prepared, exquisite Sri Lankan-Californian fare, delicious wines, attentive staff and a cozy, yet fancy, experience.

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OT
Chicago
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 4. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Very hospitable staff and great food and wine service. Wonderful contemporary Srilankan dinner. I would recommend the chef’s tasting menu. Truly a gem

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SJ
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 20. April 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Food was delicious and service was fantastic!! Lacked a little bit of vibe though as we were seated on a high table away from all the other seating.

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OT
San Francisco
63 Bewertungen
Besucht am 6. April 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

This place is a wonderful treat. Sri Lankan California style.

App: MUST MUST have egg hoppers, Don't share! could have had even more. It's a perfect egg in a crisp wrap with delicious spices.... unlike anything else... wow.

Entres: There are grilled varieties on skewers and curry in bowls. We decided to go with the curries [ though the folks next to us seemed to loved the grilled..].
First, Dahl, just perfect over rice -
Second Lamb stew, couldn't be better.

Vegg: Fried asparagus.... wonderful.. if we had room we'd have also had potato.

We had it all with a crisp reisling..

Service was friendly and warm

We will definitely go again.

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Denver
3 Bewertungen
Besucht am 3. April 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Excellent knowledgeable service. Interesting food; not same as southern Indian food as I expected. Subtle flavors. My only complaint is that the wine is overpriced: $18 per glass for Sancerre and $14/glass for dry riesling is ridiculous.

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AA
San Francisco
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 2. April 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

The food is amazing and the whole experience too, with such a great staff!!! Love it!!!!

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SA
San Francisco
12 Bewertungen
Besucht am 2. April 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Dinner with friends- wonderful food in a nice setting. Good wine list and great service. Everyone loved it.

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OT
San Francisco
11 Bewertungen
Besucht am 2. April 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

This restaurant has everything going for it. The ambience, the service and the food are all outstanding. The menu is ever-changing, but if the banana cake is on the menu make sure to get it.

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m
Atlanta
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 28. März 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Great find..3 of us shared salad,potatoes,and 2 curries..great chocolate dessert..glad it was wa r.c m and quiet and very relaxed atmosphere..will go there again

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OT
San Francisco
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 22. März 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 3

This was a delicious intimate birthday meal with some close friends. Everything tasted amazing! We are already recommending to friends.

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L
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 22. März 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 3

The food was amazing and the service, outstanding. However, the bar stool seats are NOT comfortable and the shared table is great if you are with a big crowd, but annoying if you have a small group and want to talk.
We got lucky by getting there very early, so when the noisy drunk people showed up we were about ready to go anyway.
But the acoustics are terrible and if you don't want to shout all night, you might want to go somewhere else. Which is a shame, because the food was to die for, seriously.

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OT
New Orleans
13 Bewertungen
Besucht am 5. März 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Every plate of tapas or bowl of food was exquisite in a mixture of tastes and textures. Amazing.

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OT
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 22. Februar 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Date night with my wife who is a celiac!

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AC
San Francisco
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 19. Februar 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Tasting menu was excellent and good value for money. Not cheap, but definitely worth it!

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AH
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 14. Februar 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Every dish was better than the other. The portions to the way it was presented were exquisite. Its definitely pricey but worth it.

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CM
San Francisco
4 Bewertungen
Besucht am 14. Februar 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 4Service 4Ambiente 4

Interesting combinations of flavors and ingredients at the time but ultimately no dish on the Valentine's menu stood out as memorable.

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OT
San Francisco
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 2. Februar 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

This place is exceptional.

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I
San Francisco
113 Bewertungen
Besucht am 1. Februar 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

The ultimate foodie restaurant, tucked away in an unassuming neighborhood, 1601 is a culinary oasis. But when you open the door and step in you get to experience an amazing array of flavors in an elegant setting. 1601 is foodie heaven, every dish perfectly spiced, an elegantly plated so don’t wimp out, drop the $100 and do the multi course tasting menu and a 3 hour slow food experience. Whatever chef Brian Fernando serves you will be unique and you won’t taste it anywhere else, not at French Laundry, not at Crenn, not anywhere. One warning—don’t go here expecting to get Sri Lankan cuisine. It is a take, an interpretation, and in my mind shares more with California and French cuisine that anything you’ll get in Colombo.

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h
San Francisco
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 23. Januar 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 4Service 3Ambiente 3

Food was creative considering the material they used.

Service was a little in short hand and a little of noisy.

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BG
San Francisco
12 Bewertungen
Besucht am 18. Januar 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 5Service 4Ambiente 4

The house smoked salmon, the egg hopper, and the kale salad with black garlic were so delicious! We also really enjoyed the spicy lamb curry.

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OT
London
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 17. Januar 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Excellent food and great service.

We had the chicken and egg curry and we both agreed it was one of, if not the best curry we’ve ever had! Ribs were great, as was the semifredo

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s
San Francisco
3 Bewertungen
Besucht am 12. Januar 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Terrific flavors. We are South Indian and enjoyed the fusion cuisine. The pickles, egg hopper, duck curry and potatoes were my favorite. But the whole meal was delightful.

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