Bottomless Mimosa's @ Brunch. While visiting my sister for the weekend we wanted bottomless mimosa's, so she found Triptych and made a reservation online. When we got there we wanted to sit on the patio but unfortunately it was not open yet, so we sat inside which was fine, it was not too busy when we got there but slowly started to fill up. They had some great looking things on the menu it was hard to choose, I ended up getting the Croque Madame, which I was really pleased with. They also had bottomless mimosa's - raspberry and mango, the only "problem" if you want to call it that is that they were a little slow in bringing them. I would recommend this place for brunch for sure.
A hidden gem. This place never ever has disappointed me. Every dish I have ever tried is innovative and done very well. There are plenty of great veggie options as well as a great flank steak and burger. My favorite is always the Quinoa plate. You will not miss meat on this plate. Oh and yes the Sweet Potato fries our out of this world. I say it’s a hidden gem because you never have a problem getting in. great weekend brunch, awesome for a healthy lunch and perfect for a romantic dinner. Great art shows and a bathroom that makes you realize how creative the owners must be which reflects from the décor to the food. Triptych is one of my favorite restaurants in SF.
Fancy American Food. This delightful little spot may not look like much outside, but it sure is vibrant on the inside. Local art adorns much of the walls. The bar extends into a long hallway displaying an art gallery leading to their disco-infused bathroom (disco balls and ABBA included). Their menu consists mostly of dressed up American food, but the highlight was the freshly ground turkey burger season to perfection on a ciabatta roll served with sweet potato fries. Their beer selections are exotic and the service is supreme. I'll be going back to this place very soon.
DON'T GO HERE.. Need I say more? Many people at the restaurant complained about food not coming out. Then, we sat down and ordered our food which took forever. Then, the waitress came out and said, they ran out of certain dish. Why did it take that long to find out they didn't have crab cake? Then, they said, "everything is done but we ran out of the crab cake." This should have been the Q but we re-ordered for the crab cake. Another 45 minutes later, 2 dishes came out, cold, then, another 3, then, 1 -- the crab cake they ran out all of a sudden, appeared. What the heck??? Don't go here.
Great Chai and comfortable atmosphere.. It was a cold day in the city and I ran into this little gem south of market. I asked for the chai and it was the best ever... try for yourself..
BAD service. rude waiter. over priced. At first, I thought the place would be a good place for group gatherings, boy was i wrong! the service was slow, the waiter was rude and was giving us facial expressions throughout the entire meal--> she probablt hates her job! she doesn't have any respect to customers as well. Also, the bill came out to be way more than we all expected. other places usually have a note in the menu that states a 18% charge will be made for a party of so and so and over BUT this place didnt. It was only for lunch too! Also, the waiters had many chances to warn us about the 18% and the extra service charges IF we bring in something BUt they didn't. worst experience ever! DO NOT GO THERE! WASTE OF MONEY AND TIME! THE SANDWICH I ORDERED WASN'T EVEN GOOD! THE BREAD WAS HARD!!! please just go somewhere else
Great experience from beginning to end!.
My first contact with Triptych was with David, the owner. I spoke with him a week before my get together & from our first conversation to the end of the actual dinner - my experience was positively great. He was extremely helpful & informative; he gave me the option of a set price menu ranging from $35 -$50 & catered to the price that I gave My group of 18 people got a DELICIOUS 5 course meal. We all got the soup du jour- hearty and VERY YUMMY, the sashimi - makes my mouth water as I remember how DELICIOUS the butterfish was, the crispy tofu salad was light & healthy & YUMMY! The main courses were EXCELLENT - from the meat/fish choice pork osso bucco, leg of lamb, pan-seared salmon to the vegetarian dish, quinoa & tofu... we all had the chance to taste them and that's when I started hearing how this was a place that they would COME BACK TO! Finally, dessert... 3 different type of creme brulees and a pyramid noisette - DELICIOUS!
The restaurant itself was very, very cool - the artwork , the decor really set the ambiance for a nice & relaxed place to have a group of friends get together; I would definitely go back here for a romantic date - it's not your typical snobby, snooty place where the price of the food definitely does not match up to the quality that you're paying for. The bathroom is pretty damn cool... love the 70's look - brought back some of my friends to their youths!
David & his staff were very kind, helpful, & really paid attention to my group. I was fortunate enough to meet David himself who was even nicer in person! I highly recommend this place & if you want to do a big group thing, this place is perfect! One friend said to me, "SF has great restaurants,after awhile, I found that I'm just not impressed, however, this one - I am and would definitely come back."
Good food, Bad Art, Worth a Visit.
What a gem on Folsom!
Triptych has something delicious no matter what your palette. The beignets were light, fluffy and sweet. The champignon omelette was as good as omelettes can get (I'm not a huge omelette fan in general) and the Tryptych burger was flavorful without being too greasy.
The restaurant also has an extensive tea menu which is pleasant for those wishing to sit and chat. Unfortunately, the decor doesn't really encourage chatting. Tasteless, overly art decorates the wall, so graffiti and canvases filled with scribble distracted me from my meal. Sorry, SoMa artists, but distorted breasts drawn with a Sharpie does not a Picasso make. And hastily-drawn, ugly bodies are not by default "edgy," "hip" and least of all, "funky."
However, the food was good, the cost is affordable and overall we were very happy with our meal. I will be returning.
Goodp portions, great flavors, and an eclectic yet comfortable atmosphere. The interior of Triptych feels like someone's downtown studio apartment. Not the kind that has old clothes and dirty dishes strewn about, but the one where you are amazed that they've fit so much personality and urban sass in with so much comfort. It was not too crowded the Tuesday evening we visited, so the food came quickly, the service was perfectly timed, and the atmosphere welcoming. The menu was diverse with items like steak, salmon, and wild mushroom ravioli. It included a couple tempting deserts. My only change would be a slight widening of the menu from typical fares, but I always look for something not found on other menus. Everything ordered though, was wonderfully flavored with no lacking of identity in the food. If I lived in the neighborhood, this place would probably be frequently visited.
Creative and delicous....
Triptych offers a wide variety of styles with regards to their menu. The food is creative and delicous and the atmosphere is warm and unique.
Also, they are very easy to work with for private parties, as the owner is always there and available.
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