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State Bird Provisions

State Bird Provisions

New American Restaurant · Fillmore District
1529 Fillmore St (btwn Geary & O'Farrell St), San Francisco, CA 94115, United States
Closed until 5:30 PM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 5:30 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 5:30 PM–11:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Wine, Full Bar
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:

An adventurous, inventive, delicious, thoughtful contemporary American restaurant [CA native] utilizing a Dim Sum serving style.


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    Christopher M.
    "The garlic bread burrata will change your life."(11 Tips)
    Dhruv B.
    "duck liver mousse w almond biscuit"(5 Tips)
    Daniela A.
    "Get the State Bird (fried quail) it's delicious!"(3 Tips)
    Vivian W.
    "Get the ice cream sandwich and world peace for dessert."(9 Tips)
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  • pork belly
  • trendy
  • lively
  • burrata cheese
  • good for dates
  • seafood
  • pancakes
  • ice cream sandwiches
  • dim sum
  • dumplings
  • quinoa
  • biscuits
  • authentic
  • cozy
  • great value
  • duck fried rice
  • kimchi
  • steak tartare
  • eccentric
  • wine
  • TasteBook

    Make State Bird Provisions' Spicy Kimchi Yoba "Noodles" at home with KOREATOWN: A Cookbook as your guide. Read more

    TasteBook · 1 week ago
  • Adi B.

    Loved the trout, the garlic bread with burrata, the duck liver mousse, and more and more 😋

    Adi Barak · 3 weeks ago
  • H K.

    Besides the menu, they have dim sum style menu where they bring out small dishes to your table. Everything tasted great. Notable items were the state bird (quail) with provisions, garlic bread

    H K · 3 weeks ago
  • Hannah G.

    Grab whatever looks good as it comes around (trout croquettes, clams and quinoa, pork belly, etc) and be sure to order some pancakes and state bird from the commandables!

    Hannah GM · 3 weeks ago
  • Emily K.

    Treat yo self and say yes to everything once, but say yes to the state bird dumplings twice. Make sure to save the tiniest bit of stomach space for one of the many life-changing desserts.

    Emily Kane · January 5
  • Lana C.

    The dumplings! The world peace shot!

    Lana Choi · December 11, 2015
  • joahnna

    Glad to see they have good veg options: the porcini is to die for! Lots of flavor! The squash Bochi was also quite good.

    joahnna · December 5, 2015
  • GQ Magazine

    “Kinako, roasted-soybean powder, is used for sweets in Japan—it has this extraordinary nutty flavor. We use it to make ice cream for Kyoto Rye Crepes and Fig Jam.” Chef Stuart Brioza Read more

    GQ Magazine · December 3, 2015
  • Meah B.

    Crazy spot to get reservations but so worth it once you manage to stop by. Unique selection of dishes - the CA State Bird is amazing and you can never go wrong with the pork belly.

    Meah B · November 26, 2015
  • Craig V.

    It's different all the time. It's all good. Experiment!

    Craig Villamor · October 5, 2015
  • Marvin

    Get the duck liver mouse with almond biscuit.

    Marvin · October 4, 2015
  • Laurence B.

    The toast is actually quite good, but the important thing is to save room for dessert.

    Laurence Berland · October 2, 2015
  • Tyler S.

    Western dim sum. Make a reservation as walk-ins will wait a long time and might not get in. Check the address, as there is no sign. Food is delicious and hard to stop :P. Staff are really friendly.

    Tyler Szabo · September 25, 2015
  • nils j.

    You MUST try the toast. Sounds boring but isn't.

    nils janson · September 25, 2015
  • Nik M.

    Trendy! Good drinks, nice wine, awesome food, pig-eat-fries,

    Nik Mittelsdorf · September 14, 2015
  • Jon P.

    Don't say no to anything! It is all incredible. Figure $75 per person with a couple drinks

    Jon Pascarella · September 9, 2015
  • Rucha H.

    Everything! Menu changes

    Rucha Humnabadkar · September 2, 2015
  • Runqiu C.

    Got a taskrabbit to wait 1.5 hours before opening. Get the State Bird (fried quail). Dimsum style. Good service.

    Runqiu Cai · August 24, 2015
  • Ben C.

    Love the dim sum serving style! Most of the food is French/American though, not Asian.

    Ben Chen · August 3, 2015
  • Sherry L.

    Underwhelming and overhyped. Had to think hard for a favorite dish. Liked the fregola summer salad, pork belly, and sweetbreads. Ice cream sandwich was good too.

    Sherry Li · July 25, 2015
  • Doug d.

    The fried quail, aka CA state bird with provisions, and anchovy-tomato toast were our favorites of the night, highly recommended.

    Doug de Wet · July 20, 2015
  • Kelly W.

    Amazing food! Delicious but the portion size is small for the price they charge. Best is a group of 4 to try everything on their menu.

    Kelly Wong · July 12, 2015
  • Paul F.

    Stuart Brioza running an interesting concept & still not losing sight of the food and service. Very hands on and great to see. Chat to the staff and choose wisely as there is so much choice

    Paul Farrell · July 8, 2015
  • Nancy T.

    What a great little Michelin gem. It's very difficult to get reservations but worth it.

    Nancy Tran · July 7, 2015
  • Vivian W.

    Get the ice cream sandwich and world peace for dessert. And get some of the pancakes from the menu.

    Vivian Wang · July 5, 2015
  • Vivian W.

    😍😍 if you are still up at midnight just make a reservation for 60 days later. You won't regret it. Don't get too many things from the menu because everything they bring out in trays is amazing.

    Vivian Wang · July 5, 2015
  • Katie C.

    Everything was delicious, both from the menu and the trays & carts passing by - but the dessert milk was the absolute best part!

    Katie Congleton · June 20, 2015
  • Don O.

    If they sent this food to the Middle East, there would be no more war in the Middle East.

    Don Okuda · June 16, 2015
  • Don O.

    Everything on the menu is dank af.

    Don Okuda · June 16, 2015
  • Ashley K.

    Go. Go now. Sit at the bar. Talk to the chefs. Eat it all. Leave happy. Repeat.

    Ashley Kemper · June 12, 2015
  • Christopher M.

    The garlic bread burrata will change your life.

    Christopher Mohajer · May 28, 2015
  • Laurent D.

    The steak tartare with garlic oil was amazing. The fresh burratta was excellent. It is worth the wait and make reservations.

    Laurent Decosse · May 20, 2015
  • Dan A.

    Phenomenal in every way

    Dan A · May 16, 2015
  • Paul M.

    (Timeout best)

    Paul Martin · April 26, 2015
  • Ting T.

    Not worth the wait or the price. Half the dishes were great but other half were mediocre. They did have an excellent sparkling rose which was poured at the table out of a magnum bottle.

    Ting Tsai · March 27, 2015
  • Amy Y.

    Dim sum style concept with food from all around the world. Almost impossible to get a reservation, but you can wait in line for walk-ins. They do seatings at 5:30, 7:30, 8:45

    Amy Y · February 28, 2015
  • Allison Y.

    The duck fried rice, mushroom toast, and garlic bread with burrata were my favorites.

    Allison Yu · February 25, 2015
  • Dylan B.

    The charred broccoli and the burrata have crazy flavor!

    Dylan Boudraa · February 19, 2015
  • S

    Get: Duck liver mousse. Farro. Mushroom toast. Ice cream sandwich.

    S · February 18, 2015
  • Luka

    A signature SF restaurant serving inventive contemporary American food with lines starting at 4pm. Pork Belly Citrus Salad ($7) is a must Read more

    Luka · February 6, 2015
  • Tiffany T.

    The guinea hen dumplings were fantastic. We couldn't resist ordering two rounds!

    Tiffany Taylor · January 29, 2015
  • The Tastes that Make the City

    The CA state bird w/ provisions is the best quail in SF, making our list of "The Tastes That Make the City: SF Edition." Read more

    The Tastes that Make the City · January 28, 2015
  • Carsten R.

    Creative and good food.. but not worth the hype for me! There's more way better in SF!

    Carsten Roehr · January 20, 2015
  • Omer Z.

    Amazing and absurdly creative dim sum-style dishes. Not cheap but not too expensive either ($50–80/person for food). Don't worry about reservations: come by at 5 or 5:15 on a weeknight and you're set.

    Omer Zach · January 9, 2015
  • Brian S.

    Love to make a meal by going both al carte and with dim sum.

    Brian Strauss · December 31, 2014
  • Calvin T.

    Start with the chanterelle toast ($3) and end with the shot of peanut milk ($2). Unique, tasty, and practically free relative to the rest of your bill.

    Calvin Ting · December 24, 2014
  • Susan H.

    Always get the burrata... and when it's available, the maitake & duck ‘fried rice’ a la plancha. Actually, say yes to just about anything. You won't regret it.

    Susan Hobbs · December 24, 2014
  • Clare

    Try everything

    Clare · December 14, 2014
  • Eater

    Whether it's savory pancakes stacked with local cheese, delicious crudos, or a new take on tofu skin, the flavors are always eye-opening, making the spot one of the most exciting restaurants in town. Read more

    Eater · December 5, 2014
  • ℰℓεnaᶳᵘ³

    Everything was fantastic and well-prepared. The atmosphere is nice, casual and friendly. I love the idea with the trolley where one can choose from. Make sure you get the Red Trout.

    ℰℓεnaᶳᵘ³ · December 1, 2014

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