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Cassava, San Francisco, CA

Cassava

4.7
4.7
234 Reviews
$31 to $50
Californian

Cassava is an intimate neighborhood restaurant located on Balboa Street in San Francisco's Outer Richmond serving modern California cuisine.

We serve 3 course prix fixe dinner with supplements and beverage pairing options from Wednesday through Sunday, and brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

The owner chef Kris Toliao has been highly praised by critics including SF Chronicle and Eater SF for his unique combinations of flavors such as "blood orange carpaccio with smoked mackerel". "Japanese Breakfast" is one of the most sought after brunch dishes in San Francisco.

Cassava is currently only inviting guests who completed the first 3 vaccine shots (booster) to dine indoor. Due to the size and the intimate nature of our indoor dining room it is not suitable for children under the age of 12 who cannot sit through and enjoy the entire 3 course dinner. All guests are welcome at our outdoor tables. There are no high chairs at the restaurant but strollers are welcome at sidewalk tables.

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Booked 16 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Cuisines

    Californian, Contemporary American

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Thu–Sun 11:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (415) 640-8990

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Owned/operated by

    Asian and Pacific Islander, Women

  • Executive chef

    Kristoffer Toliao

  • Private party facilities

    Cassava is available for large parties at the parklet or indoor. Please email at hello@cassavasf.com or 626-419-2190 outside of regular business hours.

  • Private party contact

    Yuka Ioroi: (415) 640-8990

  • Neighborhood

    Richmond District

  • Cross street

    36th Avenue

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    Muni 18 & 31<br />Balboa St & 37th Ave, one block East

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dog Friendly, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Menu

3-course. Prix-Fixe Dinner. $48 per guest for dinner. Please select one item per course. Beverage Pairing: 3 Course: $32 per per Guest; 4 Course: $48 per per Guest

First

  • Roasted Beets & Cucumber "Mi Cuit" Salad

    Savoury praline with nuts, daikon sprouts. Beverage Pairing: Crémant d'Alsace Rose, Hubert Meyer

    • Blood Orange Carpaccio

      Smoked Massachusetts mackerel*, almonds, horseradish cream. Beverage Pairing: Sparkling Nigori Daiginjo, Kido

      • Buttermilk Fried Chicken

        Brined and sous vide thigh meat, jalapeno powder, green garlic mayo, fermented radish. Beverage Pairing: Yuza Blonde, Dokkaebier

        • McFarland Spring Trout Crudo$7.00

          Pickled white strawberry, crispy quinoa, basil cream, trout roes. Beverage Pairing: Chenin Blanc, Three by Wade

          Supplement

          • Grilled Prawns*$21.00

            Fort Bragg uni, Louisiana bowfin caviar, tarragon hollandaise. Beverage Pairing: Bodaimoto Junmai, Takacho

            • Burrata di Andria Toast$17.00

              Kumquats - saffron marmalade, foraged flowers from Full Belly farms on Toscano Brothers' bread. Beverage Pairing: Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine de Tremblay

              • Pan Seared Scallops*$22.00

                Chickpeas, quinoa, snap peas, aquafaba broth. Beverage Pairing: Pét-Nat, Sifer Wines Goreti

                • Grilled Half Lobster$48.00

                  On binchotan coal, tarragon hollandaise, Louisiana bowfin caviar. Beverage Pairing: Arbois Blanc, Cuvee Saint Antoine

                  Main

                  • Kris's Creste de Gallo

                    Fresh pasta, asparagus, snap peas, cauliflower, asparagus cream, sheep's milk ricotta salata shavings. Add Perigord truffle +$14. Beverage Pairing: Skin Contact Pinot Grigio, Scarbolo

                    • Baja Striped Bass*

                      Cultivated mushrooms, green garlic-cauliflower puree, masa spaetzle. Beverage Pairing: Junmai Daiginjo, Chokaisan

                      • Slow Braised Lamb Belly

                        +$5. Crispy honey gold potatoes, broccolini chimichurri, port-mustard jus. Beverage Pairing: Rhone Blend, Juliette Avril

                        • Duck Leg Confit

                          Taleggio - heirloom polenta, white asparagus. Beverage Pairing: Malbec, Adelante

                          Dessert

                          • Chestnut Financier

                            Orange-caramel chantilly, kumquat compote. Beverage Pairing: Spiced Honey Mulled Wine

                            • Black Sesame Panna Cotta

                              Sesame tuile, mint, berries. Beverage Pairing: Broadbent White Port

                              • Poached Red d'Anjou Pear

                                Red wine macerated berries, honeycomb cookie crunch. Beverage Pairing: Hartley & Gibson Cream Sherry

                                • Local Cheese Plate

                                  Shokupan toast, house compote, nuts, honey. Beverage Pairing: Broadbent Madeira Malmsey 10 Year

                                  Last updated: March 25, 2022

                                  What 234 people are saying

                                  Overall ratings and reviews

                                  Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                  4.7
                                  4.7 based on recent ratings
                                  • 4.7Food
                                  • 4.8Service
                                  • 4.6Ambience
                                  • 4.6Value

                                  NoiseModerate

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                                  1. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    New York Area

                                    6 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    6 reviews

                                    Dined 4 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                    Second time at Cassava. Lovely meal great service nice wine list! I know they will transition into their new location well, based on the overall attention to detail obvious in every step. And I’ll happily visit them for dinner as it’s so close to my office. Great team and love the creativity.

                                  2. JB

                                    JannaB

                                    San Francisco

                                    9 reviews

                                    vip
                                    5.0

                                    9 reviews

                                    Dined 4 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Woooooooow. We have been waiting for Cassava to open back up, and it DID NOT DISAPPOINT. The food and service was impeccable. We had the most beautiful night with the sun setting and keeping us warm. 10/10 recommend -- great for a special occasion or date.

                                  3. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 5 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Everything about it was delightful!

                                  4. SM

                                    StevenM

                                    San Francisco

                                    5 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    5 reviews

                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                    Creative and delicious, the food is really wonderful. The service is very friendly but never over reaching. We had a really excellent experience.

                                    CassavaResponded 6 days ago

                                    THank you for such kind words and for your visit! We look forward to welcoming you again!

                                  5. HK

                                    HelenK

                                    London

                                    1 review

                                    4.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 9, 2022

                                    overall4food5service5ambience3

                                    Sitting in the parklet on a super windy evening, it was cold particularly sitting with back to sidewalk. Heaters available but couldn't reach everybody. Food took a while btn courses but when it arrived, food was delicious! Would sit indoor next time...

                                  6. BB

                                    BambooBrodie

                                    Austin

                                    15 reviews

                                    vip
                                    5.0

                                    15 reviews

                                    Dined on May 9, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Cassava is our go to when we want to celebrate or just eat really good food with awesome service. The food is always amazing and the service is always kind and on top of everything. They do not allow tipping as they already pay their staff a livable wage. This I think is why the staff is always the best. Highly recommend for any occasion.

                                    CassavaResponded on May 10, 2022

                                    Thank you so much for your kind words and it means a lot that you notice our staff are happy with our company. Currently we include a 19% service charge for all checks and that gets divided equally across the staff, and there is not pay gap between front and back of the house. We are extremely blessed to work with a group of very caring staff. Thank you again for this wonderful review.

                                  7. RC

                                    RickC

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 6, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience2

                                    We were in the parklet. It’s a great spot just not the greatest ambience (indoor is better)!

                                    CassavaResponded 6 days ago

                                    Thank you so much for your kind feedback on food and service! Yes this neighborhood can get extremely windy and at times it's difficult for us to provide the most comfortable experience. That is one of the main reasons why we are moving to a larger location in the heart of North Beach this fall. We would love you to try indoor dining at Balboa before our move, and would love you to visit our new home soon!

                                  8. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    Los Angeles

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 2, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                    Great food and wine pairing. It was tasty!

                                    CassavaResponded 6 days ago

                                    Thank you so much for visiting us and we are so so glad to hear that you enjoyed our food and the beverage pairing!

                                  9. AK

                                    AthenaK

                                    San Francisco

                                    2 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    2 reviews

                                    Dined on May 2, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Cassava has the most friendly, helpful and professional staff. The restaurant does everything they can to keep their costumers and staff safe during this time of covid. The staff went up and beyond most wait staff in making sure we were completely happy and taken care of.The food was outstanding, delicious, interesting taste combinations, fresh, and gorgeous presentation. I highly recommend Cassava, especially for a special occasion or special date.

                                    CassavaResponded 6 days ago

                                    Thank you for such kind and generous words Athena! Yes equitable operation is our passion, and we are blessed with the most amazing and dedicated group of staff at our restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you again and thank you in person for the wonderful review!

                                  10. m

                                    mrop

                                    San Francisco

                                    17 reviews

                                    4.0

                                    17 reviews

                                    Dined on May 1, 2022

                                    overall4food5service5ambience4

                                    The food was great. There was a Japanese breakfast on the Brunch menu that my Japanese wife enjoyed a lot!

                                    CassavaResponded 6 days ago

                                    Thank you for visiting us during and we are so glad to hear you got to try our Japanese breakfast and enjoyed it!

                                  11. EK

                                    EricaK

                                    San Francisco

                                    3 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    3 reviews

                                    Dined on April 30, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Wow! What a great brunch! I had the Liege waffle and scrambled eggs. It was delicious and the ritual latte was perfection.

                                    CassavaResponded 6 days ago

                                    Thank you so much for such a wonderful review on our coffee and the waffle! So glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us!

                                  12. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    Seattle

                                    2 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    2 reviews

                                    Dined on April 24, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Great selection of unique dishes, fresh ingredients, and overall excellent service! Small, intimate space, perfect for our dinner for two.

                                    CassavaResponded on April 25, 2022

                                    Thank you so much for your wonderful and generous review! We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

                                  13. RL

                                    RayL

                                    San Francisco

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on April 23, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    The food are absolutely delicious, good portions, fresh ingredients, full of flavor for their dinner menu. Their recommendations with food and drink pairing are on point. The beer select were outstanding as they are locally source. All were unique and tasted smooth.

                                    CassavaResponded on April 24, 2022

                                    Thank you so much for joining us and for this encouraging words about your experience! We LOVED that you enjoyed our beverage selections as much as the food!

                                  14. OL

                                    OwenL

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on April 23, 2022

                                    overall5food4service5ambience4

                                    Fantastic meal and incredible value. Innovative and unusual combinations as well as some standards and the ability to mix and match across the three courses makes for a great dining experience. Highly recommended.

                                    CassavaResponded on April 25, 2022

                                    Thank you so so much for this wonderful review! We are ecstatic you enjoyed our creativity and our flexible 3 course prix fixe format that's great for sharing! We look forward to welcoming you again!

                                  15. h

                                    hatcouple

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on April 18, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    This delightful neighborhood spot just keeps getting better!

                                    CassavaResponded on April 21, 2022

                                    How sweet and thank you so so much for your kind and encouraging words!

                                  16. DS

                                    DeannaS

                                    San Francisco

                                    20 reviews

                                    vip
                                    5.0

                                    20 reviews

                                    Dined on April 17, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Great Easter Brunch. Very tasty meals and attentive/polite staff.

                                    CassavaResponded on April 21, 2022

                                    Thank you so much for your kind and encouraging review!

                                  17. JS

                                    JulietS

                                    San Francisco

                                    3 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    3 reviews

                                    Dined on April 16, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    We love Cassava for any and all special occasions, including a night out with friends. The food is always excellent, as is the service. We are soooo sad that they will be moving out of the neighborhood later this year but Cassava is good enough to follow them anywhere … even North Beach.

                                  18. G

                                    Gardeninggirl27

                                    San Francisco

                                    8 reviews

                                    4.0

                                    8 reviews

                                    Dined on April 15, 2022

                                    overall4food4service5ambience4

                                    Our reservation was honored quickly; however, seating outdoors was available for walk-ins unlike what reviewers reported. As some reviewers stated, the food was good but bland. The recommended fried chicken was not superior and not flavorful, the smoked salmon salad was as described but not exceptional, and the avocado toast was disappointing in that the bread was a dry shokupan and the avocados simply sliced halves resting on bland burrata. All in all, our food experience was not what other reviewers reported: Cassava is not a find in San Francisco, but rather a neighborhood place with aspirations not met. Soon, Cassava will bring its plates of blandness to its new location on Columbus Avenue in a higher rent district.

                                    CassavaResponded on April 17, 2022

                                    Thank you for sharing your experience. We get a lot of good reviews so it's important that we also hear critical takes that can help us improve. As you mentioned, we do have high aspirations so finding ways we can get closer to what we hope to be is always on our minds.

                                  19. c

                                    clayh

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on April 15, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Always great...I'm looking forward to the new location in North Beach!

                                  20. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on April 11, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Fantastic food, great service.

                                    CassavaResponded on April 12, 2022

                                    Thank you so much for your generous compliments and your kind review! Your support means so much to us!

                                  21. KC

                                    KatherineC

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on April 11, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                    Service was great and so was the food! It was just windy so sitting in the parklet was super cold but they did have heaters and it wasn’t their fault. We love Cassava!

                                    CassavaResponded on April 12, 2022

                                    Thank you so so much for your kind review and yes it was so so windy >_< We are hoping once we move to our next new home North Beach, the weather will be so much better and will be comfortable.

                                  22. PN

                                    PiaN

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on April 10, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Went for restaurant week and have a fabulous meal. Everything was delicious and the presentation was well though out. Service was friendly and super helpful. Though we sat outside on a windy day, they had heaters that kept us warm and toasty. We didn't even need our jackets. Will be going back soon!

                                    CassavaResponded on April 12, 2022

                                    Thank you so much for your kind and generous review! We are so glad you enjoyed our menu offerings, and can't wait to show you more in the near future!

                                  23. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    Chicago

                                    1 review

                                    3.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on April 7, 2022

                                    overall3food4service3ambience4

                                    It was Sf restaurant week and with the influx of people, we waited for a long time between each course. And during the dessert course, they told us that we couldn’t have my espresso with desserts because they have another reservation after us. Although the appetizer/first course was great, I found the main course slightly disappointing and not very creative. But I’ll give them another chance when it isn’t Sf restaurant week.

                                    CassavaResponded on April 21, 2022

                                    Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to address the issue. Please let us know what the name of the reservation was, so that we can make a note for your next visit to take care some part of the meal.

                                  24. KA

                                    KaylaA

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on April 4, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Fabulous food and staff that didn’t disappoint. Highly recommended for those looking for a fun dining experience!

                                    CassavaResponded on April 6, 2022

                                    Kayla thank you so so much for your kind words and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Looking forward to welcoming you all again, and thank you for recommending us!

                                  25. MW

                                    MargaretW

                                    San Francisco

                                    3 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    3 reviews

                                    Dined on April 4, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    They always do such a great job here. The food, wine, service, and atmosphere is wonderful. Would 100% recommend!

                                    CassavaResponded on April 5, 2022

                                    It was so lovely welcoming you both, thank you so much for your support throughout the pandemic, and we were so happy to show you food on real plates and beverage pairing in the real glasses!

                                  26. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    New York Area

                                    2 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    2 reviews

                                    Dined on March 27, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    I had brunch with my girls and it’s so good! The cocktails are amazing and food is just delicious! The waiter is really friendly too. Great experience overall

                                  27. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    San Francisco

                                    9 reviews

                                    vip
                                    4.0

                                    9 reviews

                                    Dined on March 27, 2022

                                    overall4food3service2ambience3

                                    Menu was a bit Pretentious for a a brunch and we had a pretentious waiter, leafing to an unenjoyable experience, but restaurant management reached out to me after the review in an impressive manner offered a refund. I definitely will try this place again.

                                    CassavaResponded on April 5, 2022

                                    We are saddened to hear you didn't enjoy your experience. We would love it if you could elaborate on your feedback and afford us an opportunity to correct it for you.

                                  28. A

                                    Aliveandwell

                                    Los Angeles

                                    4 reviews

                                    vip
                                    5.0

                                    4 reviews

                                    Dined on March 26, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    We’ve been many times in the past. Even better after reopening. Thank you! Wonderful food and incredible value!

                                  29. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    New York Area

                                    4 reviews

                                    4.0

                                    4 reviews

                                    Dined on October 13, 2017

                                    overall4food3service3ambience4

                                    The intentions are good, but the result does not fulfill them.

                                  30. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    San Francisco

                                    3 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    3 reviews

                                    Dined on September 16, 2017

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Always a pleasure to eat here. Chris and Yuka put so much thought and love into everything that comes out of their kitchen, it is truly like being invited into their home. Everything on the tasting menu was outstanding, but I have to say, I am obsessed with the fried chicken now!

                                  31. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    San Francisco

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on September 3, 2017

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    After a month of American food, this place was amazing! The plates combined fine tastes and are served with a friendly smile. The focus of Cassava is clearly on quality and creativity. We enjoyed it!

                                  32. MS

                                    MaryS

                                    London

                                    2 reviews

                                    4.0

                                    2 reviews

                                    Dined on September 2, 2017

                                    overall4food5service3ambience4

                                    Simple menu. Nice mix of brunch classics (eg. waffles, eggs and bacon) and more unusual dishes (eg. Japanese breakfast bowl). They were able to adapt menu items to be gluten free. Relaxed atmosphere. They did not seem accustomed to/particularly welcoming to children.

                                  33. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    San Francisco

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on September 1, 2017

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Tasty local food in a friendly neighborhood bistro setting. Extra points for careful and thoughtful presentation. Short dinner menu with enough variety to suit most appetites. I was welcome to sit at a sidewalk table with my border collie. We were happy to return for a second visit.

                                  34. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    San Francisco

                                    3 reviews

                                    vip
                                    5.0

                                    3 reviews

                                    Dined on August 23, 2017

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Fantastic neighborhood restaurant. Delicious food. Interesting wine list and the day we went, the wines were half price. Can't be beat

                                  35. MS

                                    MegumiS

                                    San Francisco

                                    3 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    3 reviews

                                    Dined on August 23, 2017

                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                    Again, a fantastic dining experience!! Great ingredients cooked simply( in an elegant way) with such flavor. Looove this place!!

                                  36. M

                                    Must2eat

                                    San Francisco

                                    36 reviews

                                    vip
                                    5.0

                                    36 reviews

                                    Dined on August 13, 2017

                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                    I went on a Sunday night with two friends (one visiting from North Carolina, the other from San Francisco), and we all had the Tasting Menu (which the entire table must choose, by the way). Such a deal! Each of the four courses was excellent and the service could not have been warmer or more professional. Truly a lovely evening. This is my first visit for dinner (I had lunch here a couple of weeks ago), but it will not be my last.

                                  37. TJ

                                    TexJo

                                    Austin

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on August 5, 2017

                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                    We are ecstatic to have them in our neighborhood. The food is delicious, they always remember our names and welcome us warmly, and they take beer seriously! The menu is small but I've never ordered anything there that wasn't really good.

                                  38. L

                                    Lauren

                                    San Francisco

                                    5 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    5 reviews

                                    Dined on August 5, 2017

                                    overall5food5service5ambience3

                                    Cassava was delicious and the service was fantastic. I would come back here every weekend for brunch, if I could. My only complaint was ventilation. The place is super small, so after being open for a few hours, the smoky air was a bit strong from the kitchen. Nothing to prevent me from coming again though. So yummy!!

                                  39. PH

                                    PeterH

                                    San Francisco

                                    16 reviews

                                    3.0

                                    16 reviews

                                    Dined on August 4, 2017

                                    overall3food2service5ambience4

                                    This is a nice place in the outer Richmond. Great people & service. But the food is just okay - the problem being it's pretty bland. We really felt like they could spice it up a bit. The friend chicken was boring as hell. Just battered thighs. Even the packaged karage coating you can buy in Japantown is much more flavorful. The DiStefano salad was ok. Not much there for $13. The Quinoa Porridge was really disappointing. The corn they over-added made the dish taste like corn porridge. The other flavors simply were not able to come through. I defy anyone to tell me otherwise, and for $23. No. Not even worth it. I expected more. Way too many 5 stars given for this place. Come on people, be real - It's 3 stars at best until they can create flavors that make you think, wow! I wonder how they did that...

                                  40. L

                                    Loco4awhile

                                    San Francisco

                                    10 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    10 reviews

                                    Dined on July 31, 2017

                                    overall5food5service4ambience4

                                    Attentive service and accommodating. One person at our table requested vegetarian substitutes for her tasting menu and was very happy with the alternatives. Wine pairings were interesting--I've not had a sake with a fish course at any other restaurant. Cornish game hen was tender, moist, and particularly delicious.

                                  Safety precautions

                                  • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                    • Contactless payment available
                                  • Physical distancing

                                    • Extra space between tables
                                  • Protective equipment

                                    • Waitstaff wear masks
                                  • Screening

                                    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
                                    • Staff is vaccinated
                                    • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors

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                                  Cassava is rated 4.7 stars by 234 OpenTable diners.

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                                  Google Map for Cassava

                                  3519 Balboa Street San Francisco, CA 94121

                                  Dining areas

                                  Additional information

                                  • Cross street

                                    36th Avenue

                                  • Neighborhood

                                    Richmond District

                                  • Hours of operation

                                    Brunch Thu–Sun 11:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

                                  • Cuisines

                                    Californian, Contemporary American

                                  • Dining style

                                    Elegant Dining

                                  • Dress code

                                    Smart Casual

                                  • Parking details

                                    Street Parking

                                  • Public transit

                                    Muni 18 & 31Balboa St & 37th Ave, one block East

                                  • Payment options

                                    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                  • Owned/operated by

                                    Asian and Pacific Islander, Women

                                  • Executive chef

                                    Kristoffer Toliao

                                  • Additional

                                    Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dog Friendly, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

                                  • Phone number

                                    (415) 640-8990

                                  • Private party facilities

                                    Cassava is available for large parties at the parklet or indoor. Please email at hello@cassavasf.com or 626-419-2190 outside of regular business hours.

                                  • Private party contact

                                    Yuka Ioroi: (415) 640-8990

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