Dine Locally

Make online reservations for your favorite theater district restaurants!


Make your A.C.T. experience complete with dinner in the heart of the theater district. Our favorites are all within walking distance of the American Conservatory Theater. Just let your server know that you're attending a show, and they will ensure that you make it to the theater by curtain time. 


Dining near A.C.T.'s Geary Theater

Bartlett Hall

Bartlett Hall captures the essence of San Francisco in the form of food, drink and good times, where guests can sip barrel-aged cocktails, house-brewed beers and enjoy uniquely crafted bites from lunch to late night.

Patrons will recieve a 20% discount on all food and drinks when they dine at Bartlett Hall before or after the show. Just show your A.C.T. ticket to your server and they will take care of the rest.

Located just two blocks from the Geary Theater at 242 O’Farrell Street. Bartlett Hall is open until 1:00 a.m. with food service until 11:00 p.m.

For reservations, visit bartletthall.com or OpenTable.com or call 415.433.4332

Daily Grill

A.C.T. patrons save 15% at Daily Grill!

Located one block from The Geary Theater, Daily Grill is a moderately-priced steakhouse offering a menu of classic American dishes made from scratch. Enjoy lunch or dinner before or after a show. Present your theater tickets for 15% discount off your entire check.

Click here for hours, menus, and reservations.


This year marks Farallon’s 20th Anniversary in the heart of Union Square. Always sourcing quality ingredients, Farallon’s menu is carefully crafted with the freshest seafood, rounded out with local produce, meat, and game to put a modern twist on classic dishes.

Enjoy dinner before or after a show—A.C.T. patrons will receive a 15% discount on their meal when they present their same day ticket.
Located at 450 Post St., just a four-minute walk from The Geary Theater.
Click here for hours, menus, and reservations.

La Marsa

A.C.T. patrons save 15% at La Marsa!

A rustic restaurant and wine bar located across the street from The Geary Theater. La Marsa offers comfort dishes inspired by the North African Sahara and fresh seafood from the Mediterranean Sea.

Present your ticket and enjoy a 15% discount on all food and drinks.
Located at 454 Geary Street. Open 7:30–3 p.m. & 6–11 p.m. For a full menu, click here.

The Mortimer

Before or after the show—dine at The Mortimer!

A sophisticated and chic cocktail lounge located off the lobby of Hotel Adagio, just two blocks from The Geary Theater, The Mortimer offers craft cocktails, locally brewed beers, light snacks, pizzas, and entrees at this stylish lounge.
A.C.T. patrons are invited to enjoy a complimentary Chef appetizer when they dine at The Mortimer before or after the show. Just show your A.C.T. ticket to your server and they will take care of the rest.

Located just one block from The Geary Theater at 550 Geary Street. Open 4–11 p.m. For a full menu, click here.


Enjoy the finest espresso and “sweet treat”

The Nespresso Boutique & Bar in Union Square offers the finest Gran Crus espresso, a full menu, gourmet desserts, and wine. With the purchase of an espresso beverage, A.C.T. patrons can receive a Chef selected “sweet treat” by showing their A.C.T. ticket. The Nespresso Café Bar & Boutique is located four blocks from the Geary Theater, on the corner of Geary and Grant.

Over the past three decades, Nestle Nespresso has been the leading pioneer in the global coffee market. Its stylish machines and Grand Crus coffees, available through the Nespresso Club, exclusive Boutiques and via the internet, appeal to connoisseurs around the world.

Located at 90 Grant Avenue.


501 Geary Street
(just minutes from The Geary Theater!)

Tratto is a spirited, bar-driven restaurant serving rustic Italian fare with modern sensibilities in the heart of San Francisco’s Theater District and next door to The Marker Hotel. Tratto’s flavorful menu of simple, delicious and shareable dishes coupled with casual, communal-style dining creates a neighborhood bar experience inspired by the Italian tradition of “aperitivo,” or happy hour. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

A.C.T guests are invited to enjoy a complimentary, Christmas Carol–themed cocktail!

Click here for hours, menus, and reservations


Dining near A.C.T.'s Strand Theater

Central Market is the fastest growing neighborhood in San Francisco, and in the next 18 months, the number of cafes and restaurants in the area will triple! At this time, the area is home to a host of pop-up gourmet cafes, sit-down restaurants, and lounges—here are a few to try!

Chai Bar by David Rio

1019 Market Street between 6th and 7th streets

With a rustic yet modern interior incorporating wood and original exposed brick, the 2,600-square-foot Chai Bar serves a full range of David Rio chai products, as well as quality coffee and tea-infused enticements. East meets West in the menu, which includes unique Japanese-inspired food offerings along with classic cafe fare, including aromatic, baked-to-order Caramel Cookie Waffles, known as “Stroopwafel,” infused with David Rio’s signature Tiger Spice Chai®.

Dirty Water

1455 Market Street, Suit 180
(Twitter Building, Ground Floor)

From the small farms that provide its meats and produce, to the independent distillers who make their spirits, Dirty Water's approach to food and beverage stems from a deep appreciation for every aspect of the industry. The offer: more than 100 hand-selected wines by the glass or bottle, 52 beers on a short-line tap, dozens of small batch spirits, and a menu that boasts of the bounty of Northern California combined with big game meats from Texas. (Their name is an expression that dates back to pre-prohibition era whiskey and bourbon—of which they have have many.)

Monday–Saturday: 11 a.m.–1 a.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.–10 p.m.

The Market

1355 Market Street at 10th Street

Open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Market is an upscale food court featuring local vendors, sustainable foods, and a grocery store, located on street level in the Twitter building.


Sam’s American Eatery

1220 Market Street between 8th and 9th streets

Open Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Sam’s offers American fare—from burgers to blue-plate specials and entrees.


Soluna Cafe & Lounge

272 McAllister Street at Larkin Street

Soluna Cafe & Lounge is a chic-casual restaurant with a menu featuring creative California cuisine—including grilled fish, roasted chicken, steak, pastas, and vegetarian selections.

Open Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Market Street Grill

1231 Market Street between 8th and 9th streets (inside the Hotel Whitcomb)

The Market Street Grill serves modern cuisine in the classic space just inside the historic Hotel Whitcomb. Enter through the Tavern Piano Bar with its Barbary Coast ambiance, complete with vaulted ceilings, Tiffany Glass, and rich Janesero wood paneling. Chef Ying Kee’s straightforward fare focus on using the finest farm fresh local products, prepared with a slight Euro-Asian inspired feel. Her seasonal menus pair well with approachable yet refined wine list that features extensive selections which span the globe.



at San Francisco Proper Hotel
1100 Market Street

At this sophisticated all-day restaurant and lounge, Executive Chef Jason Franey showcases his signature contemporary American cuisine, rich with unexpected twists and inspiration drawn from San Francisco’s bountiful culinary culture, seasonal ingredients, and global influences. Drop in for an elegant breakfast, afternoon snacks, pre-theatre fare, a casually stylish dinner, or BVHospitality’s “7×7” anthology of 49 original and classic cocktails.

Sunday–Thursday: 7 a.m.–10:30 p.m. (breakfast until 11 a.m.)
Friday–Saturday: 7 a.m.–11 p.m. (breakfast until 11 a.m.)


The Perennial

59 Ninth Street (between Market and Mission)

Open Monday–Saturday from 4 p.m. (bar) and 5:30 p.m. (dining room)

The Perennial strikes a balance between sophistication and satisfaction with a menu that has fun with reimagining classics. Showcasing vegetables from their aquaponic greenhouse and local farms, seafood grown or caught sustainably, and pastured meat from ranches that prioritize ecology, animal welfare and carbon farming. The menu also features bread baked daily with the perennial grain Kernza.



The Flying Falafel

1051 Market Street between 6th and 7th Streets

Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Casual, colorful stop for counter-serve falafel sandwiches & other housemade Mediterranean eats.




Tu Lan Vietnamese

8 Sixth Street at Market Street

Open Monday–Saturday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

One of San Francisco's most long-standing bargain bites, Tu Lan Vietnamese is perfect for bowls of pho & traditional noodle dishes.





992 Market Street at 6th Street

Open Monday–Friday 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A buzzy bistro with outdoor seating offering a diverse selection of wine, a curated craft beer list, a seasonal menu for quick lunches or relaxing evenings.



Fermentation Lab

1230 Market Street between 7th and 8th Streets

Open Tuesday–Sunday 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.


Celebrating the pairing of beer with food, Fermentation Lab features 25 beers on tap and fermented foods on the menu.


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