Top 12 Restaurants in SoMa – No.12 – Waterbar – SoMa – 94105 – US

Top 12 Restaurants in SoMa – No.12 – Waterbar – SoMa – 94105 – US

Top 12 Restaurants in SoMa – No.12 – Waterbar – SoMa – 94105 – US

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Categories: SeafoodAmerican (New)

399 The Embarcadero S
San Francisco, CA 94105
Neighborhoods: Embarcadero, SoMa

(415) 284-9922

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Health Score: 
91 out of 100
Mon, Sun 11:30 am – 9:30 pmTue-Sat 11:30 am – 10 pm

Good for Kids:

 NoAccepts Credit Cards:


Valet, StreetAttire:

DressyGood for Groups:


Price Range:

 $$$ Takes Reservations:



NoWaiter Service:

YesOutdoor Seating:


NoGood For:



 Full BarNoise Level:


Classy, UpscaleHas TV:


NoWheelchair Accessible:

YesAbout WaterbarOn the border of the South of Market and financial districts, Waterbar is located on the South end of Rincon Park on San Francisco’s scenic Embarcadero. If you’re looking for a San Francisco restaurant with a view, Waterbar features panoramic views of the Bay and San Francisco skyline.

Menu for Waterbar



Yellowtail Jack Sashimi

Apple verjus consommé, shiso, spiced chai, lot 8 olive oil. Suggested Pairing: hand line caught out of Baja California

  • 17.00

Heirloom Tomato Salad

Aged balsamic, housemade coppa, grilled garlic bread, gribiche. Suggested Pairing: organically grown by Toby at Free Spirit Farms in Winters, California

  • 16.00

Fried Monterey Squid

Watermelon-cucumber salad, sweet chili, shiso, toasted peanuts. Suggested Pairing: purse seine caught aboard The “Seawave”near San Francisco, California

  • 14.00

Oak Roasted Octopus Salad

Fresh shelling beans, arugula, tomato vinaigrette, crisp pancetta. Suggested Pairing: trap caught off the coast of Spain

  • 17.00

Potato Gnocchi

Champagne poached oysters, celery root, American caviar. Suggested Pairing: oysters sustainably harvested by Scott Zahl at the Cove Mussel Company in Tomales Bay, California

  • 19.00

Roasted Black Mussels

Sorghum molasses glazed pork belly, Anson Mills grits, smoked tomato broth. Suggested Pairing: rope grown on Prince Edward Island, Canada

  • 16.00

Smoked King Salmon Pastrami

Sweet corn fritter, miso brown butter aioli, petite herbs, sweet 100’s. Suggested Pairing: Ora King Salmon sustainably harvested in Marlborough Sound, New Zealand

  • 18.00

Sardine Pav

New potatoes, riesling braised onions, rye gremolata. Suggested Pairing: purse seine caught out of Monterey Bay, California

  • 14.00

Mendocino Uni

Housemade fettucini, pickled chilies, roasted mushrooms. Suggested Pairing: diver harvested off the coast of Mendocino, California

  • 17.00

Cauliflower Soup

Spanish chorizo, anise hyssop, cherry tomatoes

  • 9.00

Wood Oven Roasted Swordfish

Toasted farro, oxtail sugo, brussel sprout leaves. Suggested Pairing: harpoon caught near New Bedford, Massachuetts

  • 36.00

Brioche Crusted Bluefish

Potato pureé, manila clams, caraway braised cabbage, heirloom tomato jam. Suggested Pairing: hook & line caught out of Montauk, New York

  • 35.00

Shallow Fried Pink Snapper

Kimchi stuffed rice cake, miso glazed radish, seaweed salad. Suggested Pairing: Danish seine caught deep off the northern coast of New Zealand’s South Island

  • 36.00

Pan Roasted King Salmon

Butternut squash, golden chantrelles, butter braised leeks, pomegranate. Suggested Pairing: troll caught aboard the “High Seas” near San Francisco, California

  • 36.00

Pan Seared Alaskan Halibut

Green lentils, cauliflower, curried yogurt, whole roasted baby eggplant. Suggested Pairing: demorsal long line caught aboard the “St. John” near Homer, Alaska

  • 36.00

Slow Cooked Merino Lamb Shoulder

Celery root-apple slaw, mustard greens, feta peperonata, pistachio. Suggested Pairing: Silere Alpine Merino lamb raised by the Rowley family at Lake Hawea Station, Otago, New Zealand

  • 34.00

Grilled Prime Steaks

A portion of each dish sold will be donated to the James Beard Founation. pancetta roasted onion, truffled butterball potatoes, béarnaise sauce

8 oz. Flank Steak

Naturally raised in the Montana highlands by the Kampf family

  • 35.00

14 oz. Ribeye

Naturally raised in the Montana highlands by the Kampf family

  • 49.00

Sides to Share


Savoy Spinach

Pickled shallot

  • 8.00

Potato Puree

Gruyère cheese, chives

  • 8.00
  • 8.00

Housemade Kimchi Slaw

Fried pork belly

  • 8.00

Caramelized Cauliflower

Curried yogurt

  • 7.00

Mixed Baby Greens

Gravenstein apple, toasted hazelnuts

  • 7.00



Chilled Shrimp Cocktail (3)

  • 9.00

Tomato & Cheese Pizza

  • 9.00

Crispy Chicken Breast

  • 10.00

Ricotta Cheese Ravioli with Tomato Sauce

  • 7.00

What’s Popular Here?

Cornmeal Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

Gina W. I just enjoyed another fantastic brunch at Waterbar today! Here are what I had: 6 Raw Oysters… Read more

French Fries

Joanne W. Protip: Come here early if you want to get a seat on the patio. I came here with my two friends… Read more

Moscow Mule

Nick M. Waterbar, I want to love you! I’ve been here about six times for Happy Hour and I love your oysters,… Read more

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