Estiatorio Ornos, San Francisco


Estiatorio Ornos

252 California St

SF, CA 94111


Estiatorio Ornos Website

Why did we dine here? – Estiatorio Ornos is Michael Minas Flagship restaurant’s latest reboot, this time to Greek cuisine. The decor is more warm and modern, with contrasting whites and oranges, and a lot less fine dining edge. There was definitely a buzz in the year, after two months of opening, the audience was well dressed and ready for some revenge dining.

How does this new eatery stack up to long time long time stall worth Kokkari?

Insider Tip – Dress up.

Cuisine – Greek
Location – San Francisco Financial District
Opened – September 2021

Service – Estiatorio Ornos had Service that was warm and friendly with good guidance. Lots of help walking around, unlike other restaurants.

Verdict – Estiatorio Ornos
In the end, this restaurant is fun, bright, a nice change from the past. You can’t really say whether is better than Kokkari, this place is different.

Is this restaurant worth a 5 minute drive? Yes. 30 minute? Maybe. 1 Hour? Maybe

Estiatorio Ornos Signature Dishes – Fish, Lamb Chops.

Estiatorio Ornos’s Menu is fairly concise. Few options for vegetarians.

Website Estiatorio Ornos Menu

Estiatorio Ornos Food Picks:
Mojito ($14) was Made-well, but too full of ice. 7.5/10

Estiatorio Ornos, San Francisco

Hummus ($10) was a nice starter. It comes with warm pita bread and a crudites assortment of vegetables. I like their version better than the other Greek place. 9/10

Prawns ($24) appetizer consisted of three medium size prawns saved in a tomatoey sauce. Very fresh, and the sauce was so good we had to use some pita bread. 9.5/10

Ornos San Francisco vegan Moussaka

Moussaka ($34) what’s a customized vegan gluten-free dish full of vegetables. Well done, but not super special 7.5/10

Ornos San Francisco Fillet of sole

Fillet of sole ($62) was recommended by the server as the top fish. Interesting cooking style, but in the end the fish was clearly frozen and thawed and suffered a little bit of wear. 6/10

Ornos San Francisco lamb shank

Lamb shank ($42) was super tender and served on a bed of couscous. Very nice flavor profile and textures. 8.5/10

Ornos San Francisco lamb chops

Lamb chops ($) had three medium size pieces of tender lamb cooked to our medium rare. Lemony and charcoal flavors abound. Comes with potatoes, although Kokkari‘s potatoes are definitely better. 9/10

Ornos San Francisco crema sokolata chocolate dessert

Crema Sokolata – Chocolate dessert ($13) was recommended by the server and definitely hit the spot. Smooth, creamy, not too dark. Smooth, creamy, not too dark. Highly recommended. 9.5/10

OK: (Order if you like this dish)

Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)

Do you agree with our review? Have you found other similar restaurants that are better?

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Estiatorio Ornos Overall Rating: (Very Good 2.5)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Very Good)
Service Rating: (Very Good)
Atmosphere Rating: (Excellent)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Full Bar

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