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State Bird Provisions

4.6 (1,844) $$$$ $$$$ Small Plates, Californian


Summary: New American eats, served dim sum-style.

Nestled in a lively urban-rustic space, State Bird Provisions redefines dining with its New American dim sum-style service, offering a weekly-changing menu of creative small plates like their signature crispy quail. The restaurant's vibrant atmosphere is matched by its inventive dishes, served from trolleys that bring a sense of excitement and variety to every table. A separate toast and pancake menu, along with a curated list of craft beers and ciders, completes the experience. This San Francisco hotspot has become a culinary sensation, known for its dynamic approach to dining and a menu that features seasonal ingredients in dishes like pan-seared guinea hen dumplings and jerk octopus. State Bird Provisions' playful decor and friendly service make it an inviting space, while the dim-sum-style presentation adds a fun and interactive element to the meal. Diners should plan ahead, as securing a reservation or a spot at the chef's counter can be competitive. The restaurant's namesake dish, crispy fried quail, is a standout on the brief printed menu, while other small plates are offered directly to guests from trays and trolleys, encouraging a shared and exploratory dining experience. The dessert menu, curated with a savory twist, and the selection of house-made sodas further showcase the innovative spirit of State Bird Provisions.


1 Star
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Top 10 New Year's Eve Restaurants in the U.S. 2015
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James Beard
Rising Star Chef of the Year - Nominee 2020
Best Chefs - Winner 2015
Best Chefs - Nominee 2014
Best New Restaurant - Winner 2013


1529 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115

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