Big 4 Restaurant

Row 1

1075 California St (at Taylor St)
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 771-1140
$ $ $ $
Mon–Sat: 6:30 AM–2:00 PM Sun: 6:30 AM–2:30 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Best piano player in SF! He takes requests. Sit, listen and be transported back to the '30's, 40's and 50's Magical.
  • This restaurant is all about the finer thing in life, the sense of classic oozes from every corner of the place.
  • I've taken a hankering for sauzerac but boy unlike a grilled cheese they are hard to get right. Lucky for you Ty makes them perfect. So order one up!
  • Have the Manhatten it's the best in SF
  • The type of place Don Draper and Roger Sterling would frequent.
  • Ah.Maz.Ing. Sit back , get a Manhattan, listen to the tantalizing tickles of the ivories and let yourself go. Take a tour of the old photos and pretend you're Dagny Taggert.
  • Live piano player, sit and have a beer in a ultra fancy setting.
  • Sit by the fireplace and listen to Michael Pearson play the piano - life is good!
  • Get the Chopin vodka martini. They taste like pure artisinal water and kick yo ass!
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  • Live piano music, a chicken pot pie from chef Gloria Ciccarone-Nehls and martinis made with Anchor Distilling's Junipero gin complete the experience of this quintessential Nob Hill power spot.
  • Go to The Big 4 and note the cocktail tables etched with the place's namesakes: Crocker, Hopkins, Huntington, and Stanford.
  • Classic. Dim lighting, fantastic cocktails, impressive wine list, delicious hors d'oeuvres and perfectly cooked filet mignon. One of my favorite steakhouses.
  • The chicken pot pie is out of this world!
  • If you can get Ron for your waiter you will be in for an amazing night of San Francisco history. His depth of knowledge is amazing.
  • The old-school gem survived the recent renovation of the adjoining Scarlet Huntington hotel. Lucky for us, this place, where you go for a burger at the bar and live piano music, still has an old soul.
  • The chicken pot pie is just plain fun and delicious. If cream and sherry is not your thing, check out the bar burger (or lamb chops). Order a paper airplane for a pre or post meal sip too.
  • Huntington Hotel's much-loved institution Big 4 has that classy, historic San Francisco feeling, and it earns extra charm points for its grand old-school fireplace.
  • The dim lighting makes this the perfect place for a secret tryst
  • I love old school clubby places like this. Great burger at lunch that they might reluctantly serve you at dinner.