1601 Bar & Kitchen / San Francisco

1601 Howard St 12th St San Francisco 94103
Opening Hours
Tue, Wed, Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri, Sat 18:00 - 23:00

We are an upscale contemporary eatery serving Sri Lankan inspired cuisine, using local and seasonal organic ingredients as much as possible in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Our bar offers premium wines, beers, and has an extended aromatized and fortified wines selection. We are honored to be given a title of a unique addition to the “Key Newcomers” category in the 2014 Zagat San Francisco Bay Area Restaurant Survey and to be assigned a Bib Gourmand status by 2014 Michelin Guide, as well as named one of the 2013 San Francisco and Bay Area New & Notable Restaurants and Bars by Wine & Spirits Magazine.

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Critic Reviews @ 1601 Bar & Kitchen
Hot Plate: 1601's Traditional Egg Hopper
Hot Plate: 1601's Traditional Egg Hopper The egg hopper, a popular Sri Lankan street food, is one of the stars of executive chef and owner Brian Fernando's upscale SoMa restaurant, 1601 Bar and Kitchen. The heritage-driven ... continue Zagat
1601 Bar + Kitchen's New Menu Amps Up Sri Lankan Flavor
1601 Bar + Kitchen's New Menu Amps Up Sri Lankan Flavor Chef-owner Brian Fernando says this was his vision all along. Two-year-old SoMa Californian restaurant 1601 Bar & Kitchen debuts a new menu today featuring more Sri Lankan infl ... continue Eater SF
Tips from the Net @ 1601 Bar & Kitchen
Ronald Jones en
1601 Bar & Kitchen serves some amazing food. Everything was very good and tasty!! The servers was very nice and helpful! GooglePlace - June 2017
Umesh Sathiamoorthy en
Modern Sri Lankan serving up classics such as kotu with a twist. Overall very good but a bit too pricy. GooglePlace - June 2017
Nic Kleemann en
Amazing Tasting Menu. I loved the food and the attentive service. What a lovely find. I am looking forward to my next visit. GooglePlace - March 2017
David Sprehn en
This place was fantastic! Get the tasting menu. It was really creative and interesting, and also super delicious all the way through. Really interesting uses of spices GooglePlace - February 2017
Jonah Kowall en
Cute little bistro in an odd location. The owner was extremely friendly. They have a small and reasonable wine list. We got a bottle to split. The food is rather interesting and inventive. Unique cuisine I have never had anywhere else. The prices were reasonable for high quality food. GooglePlace - January 2017