before your visit

General policies and our most frequently asked questions.

Reservations are available online and they are released 1st of the month, the month prior to the reservation date (for example, reservations for December are released on November 1st).To use a gift certificate, email us at to make your reservation.

Before booking, we ask that you review our information about dietary restrictions and email us in advance to confirm whether we are able to accommodate your request.

For reservations in our dining room and salon, a deposit is required to secure your booking. This deposit will be deducted from your final bill. The deposit covers your food menu and includes a 20% charge applied to all food and beverage sales. This charge covers service. Additional menu supplements and beverages can be purchased during your dining experience and will be billed accordingly.

In addition, a 6% surcharge is applied to offset San Francisco Employer Mandates. All of these fees are retained by Quince and are fully distributed to our employees in the form of equitable wages, benefits, and healthcare across the entire restaurant team. Thank you.‍

All Quince reservations are final and non-refundable, including those with Covid-19 related circumstances. Reservations may be rescheduled only once, and up to 30 days after the original reservation date. If you would like to reschedule your reservation, please call or email the restaurant at least 72 hours in advance.

We can only hold the table for up to 15 minutes. After that, we cannot accommodate the reservation as it delays the next seating.

Due to the nature of a set menu with many courses, it can be difficult to accommodate dietary restrictions. We can meet requests such as gluten-free, vegetarian or pescatarian with advance notice (not upon arrival). Please inform the restaurant 7 days prior to your reservation if you, or anyone in your party, is requesting a menu modification. If you have very severe allergies or a combination of several different restrictions, (e.g., pescatarian AND no gluten), we will not be able to accommodate your requests. There are some specific ingredients we cannot completely exclude:

  • Sugar, salt, vinegar
  • Dairy may be limited but can not be completely excluded.
  • Cooked off alcohol (We can exclude raw alcohol.)
  • Alliums and mushrooms in the form of stock or sauces
  • Mushrooms or alliums on vegetarian menus

Thank you for taking the time to review this information and for understanding our limitations as a small restaurant and kitchen.

We are currently not offering valet parking. There is an outdoor self-parking lot at the corner or Sansome and Pacific (768 Sansome St.) for a $20 flat fee.

We kindly ask that guests do not bring in wine currently available on our wine list. Please email to view our current offerings.

Our policy is $120 per 750ml bottles, with a limit of one bottle per two guests. So parties of three can bring one bottle, parties of five can bring two bottles, etc. Corkage for magnum-sized bottle is $240. Half bottles are treated as 750ml bottles.

We strongly discourage DSLR cameras, as well as no flash photography in the dining room. Videos are not allowed.

Business casual. Jackets are recommended but not required. Athletic wear, loungewear, shorts, T-shirts, short sleeves, baseball caps, sneakers and flip-flops are not permitted.

Due to the length of the meal and quiet ambiance of the dining room, we do not allow young children under the age of ten. Children ten years and older are required to partake in the full tasting menu. Many guests are celebrating a special occasion and look forward to a relaxing, uninterrupted evening. Thank you for understanding.

All parties larger than eight are directed to our private events team. We offer several options for private dining with accommodations for groups large and small.

We are available for off-premise and catered events to bring the Quince experience to a location of your choosing.

Guests can contact our Private Dining and Events team to create a memorable experience for you and your guests.

For more information

Gift cards are available for purchase online.

If you have any additional questions, you may call or email our reservationist.