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Uniquely San Francisco, The Old Clam House is the City’s oldest restaurant serving quality seafood and spirits in the same location since 1861. It has survived many city transformations, including the
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Phone: (415) 826-1689

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Southeast San Francisco, Apparel City
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Old Clam House

Categories:
Take Out Restaurants, Seafood Restaurants, Restaurants
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Parking: Street, Valet

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Take Out: Yes

Cuisines: Seafood

Alcohol: Full Bar

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: No

Price Range : Average

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phsullivan
07/03/2011
OLD CLAM HOUSE (IS GONE !)

as a native san franciscan, I always loved the clam house !! I was advised of new ownership, but I had to try one of my favorites. servicewas terrible the food was HORRIBLE ! I guess I will not be returning & definitely not recommend this once ""wonderful restaurant"" again.

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partaaaay
03/24/2009
Service was slow

I only had 1/2 a glass of red wine (but I'm a lightweight anyway), so I guess I got buzzed the last time I went there, because the food was nothing like I remembered when I came back again this last time - while highly recommending it to my family nevertheless. Man, was I ashamed!\r
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The food was bland and boring. Service was slow, and at the bar, I thought it was funny that they had on tv at nighttime no less, what looked like a soap opera. Psyche!

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maryatchison
12/10/2008
a great place for your favorite seafood dishes

This is the oldest-operating restaurant in San Francisco, established in the 1960s. The service is basic and friendly, the menu is large, and the and the portions are plentiful. The prices are mid-range. This is one of my favorite restaurants in the city!

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lola2727
11/29/2008
Fantastic food and service!!!

I have lived in San Francisco for years and have never heard of this place. My boyfriend suggested it for a Saturday evening out with friends. The interior of the restaurant is causual yet completely charming. There are old license plates on the wall and a long bar on one side of the room. We ordered a bucket of clams to start. Delicious! They give you plenty of bread to dip in the left over sauce. Careful not to fill up on just this. Next, between three people, we ordered two ...view moreseafood provencal dishes. They were huge...we couldn't even finish them! The staff looked like they were having the best time, dancing and loving life. The waiter thanked us for coming and said ""see you tomorrow"". It was funny because we all agreed that the comment made us want to come back the next day. Although we didn't come back the next day, I am thinking this may be a great place to have a birthday dinner. You have to check it out!view less

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erniegrucza
01/22/2006
HIGHLY Overrated

This was a most disappoining experience. Our expectation was good food and good service. What we got was an overpriced meal and a level of service that was most surprising. Especially when you consider that this eatery has been in business since 1861. 1861 MIND YOU!!!! Poor food and the service was even worse!!! SHAME, SHAME AND SHAME....YES...3 SHAMES!!!

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redgekr
10/24/2005
Good Food, Good Price - Charming Restaurant

My parents were visiting from Hawaii. It was late on a Wednesday night and they had a craving for seafood, but did not want to pay a fortune. I had been to the OCH several years ago and stopped by to check them out. It was close to closing, but the hostess said they would hold the kitchen open for us. The decor looks like a neighborhood hangout, but the food...fresh and cooked perfectly. Try the Cioppino and the Seafood Linguine-It's loaded with seafood. Great place if you're cra...view moreving fresh seafood at a good price.view less

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ed65roc
12/20/2002
Great Seafood

Some of the best amd freshest seafood in SF. Try the linuene with assored seafood.

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hairpin
07/19/2002
historical landmark

From viewing all the memorabilia on the walls, it seems like this place has quite a history. I really like the interior. The fish is very good also, although I haven't had the clams or the cioppiono (see previous reviews). I ordered blackened halibut on the lunch menu, which was very tasty, but the yellow rice underneath the fish seem to have been completely ignored. Overall, I had pleasant dining experience and would mention this place to my friends. This restaurant is NOT in the...view more Mission district. It is in the Bayview District.view less

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