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Millennium Restaurant

San Francisco Vegetarian Restaurant Review

San Francisco's best vegetarian restaurant...

For everyone thinks that eating vegetarian means eating strange salads, or that tofu is bland and unappetizing, Millennium proves them wrong. Located in downtown San Francisco right by Union Square in the Savoy Hotel, Millennium serves primarily vegetarian and vegan (no animal products) food in a chic and classy environment. The restaurant is a combination of classic elegance and nouveau cuisine. It is decorated with dark wood paneling with tall ceilings and windows, small mirrors, and drapery muting the light, giving the restaurant the feel of a Bohemian steakhouse. Millennium has a relaxing and easy ambience, with soft, soothing colors and very comfortable chairs. The restaurant has and open kitchen so you can see the chefs at work, and the service is quick and friendly. If you want a unique yet comfortable dining experience, definitely go to Millennium.

Unlike most other vegetarian restaurants, which can be very cheap and are usually poor quality, Millennium is chic and elegant and serves very classy food. Rather than white rolls and butter, it serves a light wheat bread with a delicious hummus mousse, a great opener for the whole wonderfully different dining experience. Millennium allows vegetarians to have as many fine choices of dining and flavors as everyone else. Even if you are not vegetarian, you will enjoy the cuisine because of the interesting flavors and surprising combinations of ingredients along with the friendly and comfortable atmosphere.

Millennium is a great place to go in San Francisco because it is like nothing else; nowhere else is fine, gourmet vegetarian served in such an upscale yet friendly environment. You do have to be an adventurous eater and be eager to try things you’ve never heard of, though, because the restaurant uses a huge variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, and other products in its intricate dishes. Most flavors (even the Caesar salad) are unlike anything you’ve ever tasted before. There are definitely no traditional plates at this restaurant.

Sample items on the menu:

  • Plantain Torte ($8.95)
  • Italian Lentils ($7.95)
  • Marble Potato and Macadamia Salad ($8.95)
  • Sea Vegetable Salad ($7.95)
  • Grilled Korean Tofu ($17.95)
  • Moroccan Portobello ($16.95)
  • Mango Coconut Curry ($17.95)
  • Chanterelle Saag ($18.95)

Highly recommended: Warm Spinach Salad

Many dishes are seasonal, and the menu is constantly changing, so you can always try something new at Millennium.

580 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tel: 415-345-3900
Fax: 415-345-3941
Located in the Savoy Hotel.

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