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1700 Mission St. (Duboce St.) Send to Phone
This hidden gem serves a fresh, seasonally focused menu of artisanal California cuisine in a cozy, candlelit dining room.


Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Woodward's Garden Restaurant Review

: Woodward's Garden is a dreamy escape from the bustling traffic and noise that exists just outside its corner door. The tiny L-shaped restaurant is comprised of a small bar off the even smaller open kitchen and a cozy, candlelit dining room. Boasting effortless bohemian spirit, the restaurant is both romantic hideaway and under-the-radar urban hot-spot. The seasonal menu is full of treasures that manage to be both straightforward yet inventive and always satisfying. Salads sparkle with vibrant, well-balanced ingredients from heirloom tomatoes and artisanal cheeses to crisp asparagus and explosive bits of lemon. With a menu that changes weekly, you can't always go back for that fork-tender lamb shank reclining on a bed of polenta and a pillow of crème fraîche, but some fashion of tender roast meat will be ready to test your taste buds. Or try the salmon that may be paired with plump white beans and fragrant herbs or an earthy mushroom risotto. No-frills desserts are definitely worth leaving room for.

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