Restaurant Gary Danko

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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 Tick 0 Stars

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

Walking into Gary Danko is like stepping into an alternate universe of San Francisco. There are gilded plates and roses on every table, shiny parquet floors, big mirrors, and extravagant... Full review →

Here’s the deal at Gary Danko: you can choose to order three, four, or five courses, which you select from the appetizer, seafood, meats, cheese, or dessert categories.

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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