Boxing Room Restaurant Review, San Francisco


Boxing room

399 Grove Street

San Francisco, CA 94102


Boxing room Website

Book Reservation

Boxing Room San Francisco interior decor

Why did we dine here? – Boxing room was recently written up in 7×7 magazine plus a friend recommended it, so we decided to give it a try. The chef is Justin Simoneaux (Moss Room) and the owners run Absinthe down the block.

Insider Tip – Go straight to entrees.

Cuisine – Creole, southern.
Location – San Francisco, Hayes Valley
Opened – Late 2011

Service – Boxing room had decent service with a friendly waiter.
Verdict – Boxing room serves up decent Southern food in nice surroundings.

Signature Dishes – Po Boy, Fried chicken, pork chops.

Boxing room’s Menu includes a variety of starters and entrees with some daily specials.

Website Boxing room Menu


Boxing Room San Francisco BBQ Shrimp

New Orleans-Style BBQ Shrimp ($13) herbs, garlic, paprika, lemon was fairly sedate in terms of flavor, but still included lots of fresh shrimp. Messy!

Boxing Room San Francisco fried chicken

Southern Fried Chicken ($20) braised greens, bacon-giblet gravy had a huge portion of tender chicken. They recently super-sized this dish. The skin was not particularly crispy. A decent dish but not outstanding.

Boxing Room San Francisco whole crab

Whole Crab Special ($32) was cooked in a similar sauce to the BBQ shrimp. A decent dish but no outstanding flavors.

OK: (Order if you like this dish)

Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)

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Boxing room Overall Rating: (Very Good 2.5)

Come Back?

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

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

Alcohol:Beer, Wine

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