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Butterfly Restaurant

Seafood Restaurant, Asian Restaurant, and Lounge$$$$
Northern Waterfront, San Francisco
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7.7/10
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  • Don't forget it is Memorial Day today. You may want to call to confirm this place is open.
  • Priya S.
    "Also, order the Kalua pig - it's totally the best dish there."(3 Tips)
    Jenn W.
    "Get the Kalua Pig lettuce wraps, they're awesome!"(2 Tips)
    Neil B.
    "Amazing view!!! Super friendly chef came to tell us about our meal."(9 Tips)
    Emerald R.
    "Fantastic happy hour!"(8 Tips)
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  • Jenn W.
    I love this restaurant! Get the Kalua Pig lettuce wraps, they're awesome! Chef comes around to talk to you too and he's nice and laid back makes you feel special ;-)
    Jenn Watanabe · July 3, 2012
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  • Mary G.
    Most awesome gin rosemary martini...sounds strange but it was amazing! That was apart from the typically yummy food - shrimp shumai, garlic noodles, edamame, spring rolls, what else? All so good! Plus
    Mary Gilpatrick · February 12, 2011
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  • Yulichka D.
    Butterfly - nice view but noisy inside. We had smocked salmon w/ strawberries (yak!), kalua pig and peking duck were delicious though. The cocktails were so strong... Omg! Be careful!
    Yulichka D · August 17, 2013
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  • Joshua M.
    The oyster shooters are wonderful, according to the friend that accompanied me. Their bourbon/whiskey cocktails are quite smooth albeit potent. The interior design adds to the overall experience.
    Joshua Margolin · October 24, 2013
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  • Victoria K.
    Get the server Porter Anthony. He made the experience amazing for two young and tired professionals. Trust me. Ask to be state with him and you won't be sorry.
    Victoria Ku · February 2, 2013
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  • Philip G.
    The clay pot chicken was very satisfying. Break the egg yolk and dip your bacon-wrapped chicken in it!
    Philip Garcia · June 21, 2015
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  • Irene C.
    Grilled Chicken Salad Club Sandwich (includes Avocado, Onions, Tomatoes, Lettuce, Swiss Cheese, Bacon, + side of Steak Fries) Delicious!
    Irene Chan · September 9, 2011
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  • Priya S.
    Request a seat by the window when making a reservation. Also, order the Kalua pig - it's totally the best dish there.
    Priya Saiprasad · September 1, 2012
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  • Kay S.
    they frown upon ordering water. better order two glasses because it takes a while to get a refill. Kobe burger is amazing!
    Kay Schlinkert · October 10, 2010
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  • Justin W.
    Great happy hour! Regular menu items $5-7 T-F 5-7pm really good stuff, eater view...good cocktails as well.
    Justin Williams · November 20, 2010
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  • Sean P.
    Cute space for small gatherings or larger parties. Food was delicious! Great space for events big or small.
    Sean Palmer · April 30, 2013
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  • C B.
    Happy hour! Steak fries are yummy and come with a good dipping sauce. Stop here before your Alcatraz tour
    C Bailey · June 30, 2015
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  • John C.
    Looks more expensive than it actually is. Decent atmosphere right on the pier, and some filling, delicious food.
    John Cassillo · August 14, 2012
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  • Felicia F.
    Good food but they took way too long to get our orders and it was near impossible to catch the waiter to get refills.
    Felicia Felice · July 18, 2012
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  • Nils W.
    The kiwi cucumber gimlet is fantastic. Sit outdoors and see if you can spot Charlie the sea lion!
    Nils Walravens · July 21, 2011
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  • Peter
    Called by here for a drink to check it out for dinner that evening. Never been made to feel so unwelcome anywhere. Wouldn't recommend to anyone
    Peter · June 10, 2013
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  • Rick G.
    Oyster shooter , sashimi, snapper with butter lettuce! Cherry blossom the best
    Rick Gabbert · March 10, 2013
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  • Stephanie V.
    Sooooo yummy! Everything our group got tasted fantastic! Plus it was fast service!
    Stephanie Vincent · November 8, 2013
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  • Melissa D.
    When making a reservation, try and request a seat near the window. Lovely bay views. :)
    Melissa Dagdagan · October 28, 2014
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  • Matthew L.
    The Whole Crunchy Fish may look daunting, but it is incredible and artfully prepared
    Matthew L · August 27, 2011
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  • Neil B.
    Amazing view!!! Super friendly chef came to tell us about our meal.
    Neil Buckman · October 16, 2014
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  • Wojtek B.
    Great snapper, great views, great lychee sorbet. Highly recommended.
    Wojtek Bartosik · September 19, 2013
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  • Tom R.
    Happy hour from 3pm to 7pm. Get the duck confit spring roll.
    Tom Ransom · May 10, 2013
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  • Lorne R.
    Great food, service; living social discount was a tease and total bullshit!
    Lorne Rall · August 1, 2012
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  • Matt C.
    We had Thanksgiving dinner here. Service was ok, food was impeccable.
    Matt Cline · November 29, 2014
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  • david r.
    Chef Rob is very warm, friendly and very honest originally from little Saigon @ OC.
    david rodecker · August 21, 2010
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  • Laura G.
    Some of the best fries I've had in SF - get them!
    Laura G · June 9, 2013
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  • Sıla
    Very cozy place, delicious noodle, good view.
    Sıla · June 8, 2015
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  • Robert L.
    Great place for a date. Neat location on Embarcadero
    Robert Landy · March 4
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  • Thi Duong N.
    The peking duck is awesome! You won't be disappointed!
    Thi Duong Nguyen · July 4, 2013
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  • Morgan N.
    Great happy hour. $5 snacks and $5 drinks until 7. F- line stops in front.
    Morgan N · September 17, 2012
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  • Ellen S.
    Pork lettuce cups - amzing. Calamari - delicious!!
    Ellen Seebold · January 28, 2010
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  • Matthew P.
    Overlooked burger twice- but pig lettuce wraps are killer!
    Matthew Percival · June 1, 2013
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  • Cory O.
    Shaking Beef Cobb Salad from the lunch counter for just $9? Best deal around!
    Cory O'Brien · May 26, 2010
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  • Rogier d.
    Nice place with a view - try the sesame tuna!
    Rogier de Boer · November 16, 2015
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  • Amy M.
    Make reservations for one of their bay side booths.
    Amy Mar · October 26, 2010
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  • Alex B.
    Still one of the better Lounges and Restaurants on the Embarcadero
    Alex B · August 14, 2009
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  • Chris O.
    The French toast was really good
    Chris Odom · November 23, 2015
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  • Ryan
    Good for groups. Live music on some nights.
    Ryan · January 23, 2011
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  • Kevin W.
    The specialty cocktail of the day will never let you down.
    Kevin White · October 28, 2011
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  • Khawla A.
    Soo good ... must try if ur in San Francisco
    Khawla Abdulla · July 28, 2015
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  • Sophie B.
    You must try the salmon chips !
    Sophie Bruand · February 15, 2013
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  • Darin A.
    Scenic view with great food.
    Darin Ayler · April 16, 2015
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  • Mike B.
    Try the Deep Fried Whole Fish
    Mike Bobadilla · March 8, 2013
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  • Sara B.
    Happy hour from 4-7pm!
    Sara Blake · September 28, 2011
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  • Cece S.
    One of the best lycheetinis in town!
    Cece Salomon-Lee · August 11, 2010
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  • Brandon W. M.
    The view, the pom lemonade
    Brandon W. Moore · February 22
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  • Mikael B.
    Try the banana bread pudding
    Mikael Bouvier · October 31, 2010
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  • k p.
    Ginger side car
    k p · December 28, 2012
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  • Adam C.
    Cowboy steak
    Adam Cope · September 21, 2012
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  • Carlos J.
    The service is absolutely horrible
    Carlos Jimenez · May 17, 2013
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  • Jaime R.
    Buddhas hand is a top notch drink
    Jaime Rodriguez · February 12, 2012
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  • bryan f.
    Dinner with my wife. Date night. Finally.
    bryan farley · August 1, 2011
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  • Emerald R.
    Fantastic happy hour!
    Emerald Reilly · June 21, 2012
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  • Charbay W.
    Green Tea Lemonades!
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  • Aashna S.
    Happy hour foods!
    Aashna S · May 3, 2015
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  • Naty
    Happy hour 4-7pm!
    Naty · August 12, 2010
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  • Dr. T.
    Appetizers!
    Dr. T · September 23, 2011
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