Neighborhoods: Presidio Heights
Cuisine: American, Lunch, Private Parties

Spruce is a American, Lunch, and Private Parties restaurant where most Menuism users came for a business meeting, paid more than $50, and tipped more than 18%.

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Spruce Wine List Review

Spruce Wine List Review

For most people it is not every day that you get the opportunity to eat at a restaurant with a Michelin Star, so when that opportunity arises, the last thing you want to do is to waste time looking over the extensive wine list. Below is a snapshot of the best wines on Spruce’s wine list that are offered at less than $95 per bottle. If money is not an issue, then consider comparing the 2004 DRC La Tache ($1,900) against the 2004 DRC Richebourg ($1,400). As with all of our reviews, you will see the price at the restaurant followed by the mark-up over retail (2010 Round Pond Napa Valley, Sauvignon Blanc | $50 | 2.2x | This translates into a retail price of $23).


White Wines
•2010 Round Pond, Napa Valley, Sauvignon Blanc | $50 | 2.2x | TOP PICK
•2010 Azur Wines, Napa Valley, Sauvignon Blanc | $56 | 2.1x
•2010 Quintessa, Illumination, Napa / Sonoma County, Sauvignon Blanc | $68 | 2.0x
•2010 Spottswoode, Napa / Sonoma County, Sauvignon Blanc | $74 | 2.1x
•2008 Hafner, Alexander Valley, Chardonnay | $48 | 2.5x
•2009 Fisher Vineyards, Unity, Sonoma County Chardonnay | $78 | 2.2x
•2009 Forman, Napa Valley, Chardonnay | $78 | 2.0x | TOP PICK
•2009 Elk Cove Vineyards, Williamette Valley, Pinot Blanc | $40 | 2.3x

Red Wines

•2009 Arterberry Maresh, Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley, Pinot Noir | $62 | 2.5x
•2009 Red Car, Box Car, Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir | $62 | 2.2x
•2009 North Valley, Willamette Valley, Pinot Noir | $74 | 2.4x
•2009 Brewer Clifton Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir | $76 | 2.3x | TOP PICK
•2009 Copain, Les Voisins, Alexander Valley, Pinot Noir | $82 | 1.9x | TOP PICK
•2009 Shea Wine Cellars, Shea Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Pinot Noir | $84 | 2.1x | TOP PICK
•2009 Elk Cove Vineyards, Five Mountains, Willamette Valley, Pinot Noir | $88 | 2.4x
•2007 Domaine Robert Chevillon, Vieilles Vignes, Nuits Saint-Georges | $92 | 1.7x | TOP PICK
•2008 Dashe, Dry Creek Valley, Zinfandel | $46 | 2.3x
•2009 Brown Estate, Napa Valley, Zinfandel | $78 | 2.3x
•2007 Muga, Reserve, Rioja | $58 | 2.2x
•2008 Unti, Dry Creek Valley, Grenache | $60 | 2.4x
•2009 Alain Graillot, Crozes-Hermitage | $64 | 2.2x | TOP PICK
•2009 Nicolas Perrin, Crozes-Hermitage | $82 | 2.4x
•2009 Domaine de Cristia, Chateauneuf-du-Pape | $84 | 2.1x | TOP PICK
•2005 Il Molino, Di Grace, Riserve, Chianti Classico | $50 | 1.2x | TOP PICK
•2006 Palmina, Santa Barbara, County, Nebbiolo | $64 | 2.1x
•2009 Unti, Dry Creek Valley, Barbera | $68 | 2.3x
•2007 Swanson, Napa Valley, Merlot | $60 | 2.4x
•2006 Clos Du Jaugueyron, Haut Medoc | $62 | 2.0x
•Cain Cuvee, NV8, Napa Valley, Cabernet Blend | $68 | 2.3x

January 4, 2011

reviwer bvrly 4 stars

great food -good service -nice decor \r look out for cute little hidden tax --SF HEALTHY TAX\r that the restaurant is passing on to customers
May 24, 2010

Great Birthday / Anniversary spot

My wife and I celebrated her birthday with dinner at Spruce and had a very nice time. Loved the atmosphere, food and service. Definitely surprised by how many patrons showed up in coats and even ties (a bit unusual for SF) - but it was…

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American OpenTable Reservations
  • In the mood for sophisticated fare, but not a full-out sit-down? A pared-down menu is available from the restaurant's carry-out-only cafe.
  • Know that your dinner fuels more than just you: Spruce's recycled vegetable oil helps the bio-diesel vehicles for SMIP Ranch, a sister operation, keep on truckin'.
  • It's worth ordering a bottle from the extensive wine list just to see the rolling librarian's ladder put to use when your choice is fetched from the multi-level, custom-built cabinet. However, 70 vinos are available by the glass, and specialty cocktails such as the refreshing clover club (gin, lemon, aqua perfecta) are solid options as well.
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