L’Ardoise is a French restaurant in San Francisco, that claims it serves “traditional and authentic fare in a cozy atmosphere.”   It was ranked by In Magazine as the most romantic restaurant in California.

Amanda Gold in a review from Sfgate in October 2008 ranks the 28 seat restaurant at 2 1/2 stars.  Her recommendations include coq au vin, barramundi, and foie gras.  The restaurant opened in March 2008 by chef owner Thierry Clement.   He previously was at Fringale.

There are also great reviews from several other notable authorities as Zagat’s and the Michelin Guide.  Both of which recommend it heavily for dates but not large parties.

Attire is casual and moderate in price ($31-50)

L’Ardoise is located on 151 Noe St. San Francisco, California 94114
The phone number is 415-437-2600
Their website is www.lardoisesf.com

You can get reservations on OpenTable.

It is open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday.
Mon Closed
Tue 5:30 pm10:00 pm
Wed 5:30 pm10:00 pm
Thu 5:30 pm10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm11:00 pm
Sun Closed