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2298 Fillmore St. (Clay St.) Send to Phone
Stylish regulars flock to this romantic neighborhood favorite for the dependable American fare and well-priced wine list.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Fillmore Grill Restaurant Review

: In a neighborhood not lacking for restaurants, Fillmore Grill has done a stellar job of creating a buzz and a list of stylish regulars. The dramatic palm tree at the entrance does a lot to add a twist of romantic French colonialism to the stately room. Gracious staff lead diners straight through the split-level dining room, past cozy semi-private booths to a handsome bar where most have to wait for a table thanks to the no reservation policy. An inconspicuous flat screen television might help to pass the time with a shy date, but we recommend the shrimp, scallops, and mussels served up with a romesco broth and a nice glass of wine. Both the house salad and Caesar have a tendency to be overdressed. Try instead the crab cakes with beet and horseradish rémoulade. Like a great neighborhood restaurant, Fillmore Grill boasts a stand-up burger complete with house-ground beef served on focaccia with a side of fries and chipotle aïoli. The grilled pork chop will fit the bill for something more grown up arriving topped with sautéed peaches and an attractive pile of broccoli rabe. Sonoma roast chicken is surrounded by roasted vegetables and pillow-y-soft mashed potatoes. A well-priced wine list offers equally good matches for a Tuesday night hamburger or a Saturday night halibut.
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