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Alfred's Steakhouse

659 Merchant St. (Kearny St.) Send to Phone
415-781-7058 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Stately, well-known steakhouse with nearly a century of San Francisco history.
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Lunch Thurs.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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Alfred's Steakhouse Restaurant Review

: Since 1928, Alfred's has been offering steaks and personal service in San Francisco. The Daniel Patterson Group has taken the helm after decades of family-owned business. Renovations have preserved the iconic steakhouse's historic look and feel. Old-world charm pervades the room, from the banquettes to the deep red wallpaper to the ballroom chandeliers. Seafood platters and Alfred's Salad (little gem, rosemary crouton, Parmesan, vegetable escabeche) kick off the menu. The entrée section offers more than half a dozen cuts of steak. Arguably the best is the 32-ounce porterhouse, a juicy tenderloin that practically dissolves on the tongue. Accompaniments include mascarpone mashed potatoes, charred broccoli and roasted bone marrow. Tableside bananas Foster is among the temptations for dessert. Alfred's was among the first in the city to institute an across-the-board service charge (18 percent) to every check in an attempt to offer fair wages to front- and back-of-house staff.

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by scottsta on Sat Jul 19, 2008 6:17 pm
Wow was this utterly disappointing. Having tried several of Gayot's top Ten in San Francisco I felt betrayed by this rating. (R and G Chinese - which was rated in the top five - AWESOME and a great find)

The Porterhouse King - good but loaded with strips of gristle that reduced its forty ounces by half.

The Cesar - supposdly made at the table. NOT. and it was just okay.

My wife's wine had gone off. They opened a new bottle.

The creamed spinach - the consistency of oatmeal with too little water.

I am REALLY annoyed with this meal. Any Mortons takes this place hands down.
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