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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED O'Reilly's Holy Grail

1233 Polk St. (Bush St.) Send to Phone
415-928-1233
Owner Myles O'Reilly has transformed this historic building into a stunning feast for the eyes and the taste buds.

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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED O'Reilly's Holy Grail Restaurant Review

: Owner Myles O'Reilly has transformed this historic building into a stunning visual feast. The dining room features oxblood marble and hickory-pecan floors, a forged-copper cathedral ceiling and beautiful stained-glass windows. Faux-finished ruby-red walls and enormous mirrors are the backdrop for a hand-carved mahogany bar, and a sleek ebony grand piano sits beside a stone fireplace. This is not your average pub, and the food is not your average pub grub---executive chef Seán Canavan's impressive résumé includes La Folie and Lespinasse. Our favorite appetizers are the crispy cod-and-potato croquettes and house-smoked trout, and the daily oyster selection is exceptionally fresh and briny. Lunch standouts include shepherd's pie, Irish stew and light, crisp beer-battered fish with house-made chips. A more upscale dinner menu offers peat-smoked pork shank, whole-roasted petrale sole and a seriously garlicky garlic-glazed lamb loin. For dessert, go with the warm apricot upside-down cake with ginger cream.
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