Restaurant Gary Danko

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 18 publications
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18 expert recommendations



Itching to drop some bookoo cash on an unforgettable meal? Go to Gary. From the exquisite amuse-bouche to the last drop of port, every detail is flawless.



Gary Danko is the city's favorite culinary son; his restaurant is both a serious dining destination and a local favorite that's convivial, never stuffy.


Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

Gary Danko is the city's favorite culinary son; his restaurant is both a serious dining destination and a local favorite that's convivial, never stuffy. Full review →


DK Eyewitness

In spite of the exorbitant prices, Gary Danko has remained one of the favored restaurants in the city for its New American prix-fixes.


Fodor's Tick Choice

Be prepared to wait your turn for a table behind chef Gary Danko's legion of loyal fans, who typically keep the reservation book chock-full here. Full review →


Forbes Travel Guide 92

Gary Danko boasts the most tableside dazzle in town, including tea service, caviar service, cheese cart and flambéed desserts. Full review →


Frommer's 34

James Beard Award-winning chef Gary Danko presides over my top pick for fine dining. Full review →


Gayot 17.0

Gary Danko thrives amid San Francisco'€™s fine dining scene. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Gary Danko wins James Beard Awards for his impeccable haute California cuisine. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

Gary Danko is a beloved institution and tourists congregate here for all things San Franciscan while locals adore it for special occasions. Full review →


Not For Tourists

The best of the big names. Sophisticated California cuisine. Full review →


Rough Guide Tick Star

Don't let the location put you off-this understated oasis regularly vies for the title of best restaurant in food-obsessed San Francisco.


San Francisco Chronicle

There's a reason Zagat has named Gary Danko the most popular Bay Area restaurant for the past seven years. Full review →


The Infatuation 8.4

The food at this consistently top-ranked restaurant is delicious, the service is great, and experiencing the rarely-seen world of old-school, classy San Francisco is pretty entertaining. Full review →


Time Out 69

Eating at Gary Danko is like dinner and a night at the theater rolled into one. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Serving contemporary American cuisine, the Fisherman’s Wharf establishment boasts a 75-seat dining room with light wood shutters, fresh flower arrangements, and white linens. Full review →



The restaurant’s ability to deliver sublime cuisine and impeccable service has made it the gold standard for San Francisco fine dining Full review →



Whether you're seated in the "elegant" dining room or at the bar, "everything about" the place is "sublime." Full review →

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