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Jul 2, 2007 11:12 PM


Sunday night 4 of us ate at Boulevard. We are talking perfection. What service, what a beautiful place, and the tastes of everything. We are very close friends and share food.

Appetizer; soft shelled crab, tuna tartare, scallops on risotto, and the winner. . . crab and green papaya. All were perfect, but the crab dish, marvelous.

Entrees: beef fillet; pork rib, pork belly, and pork tenderloin; salmon on a corn dish with country ham; and the winner is lamb with morels, English peas, and fingerling potatoes. really there are no losers in this, All were wonderful.

Before the dessert we had a chesse tray. very good

We rarely have dessert, but had to go for it this time. We had sorbet, 3 flavors; creme brulee; s'mores this was ice cream, brownies and a mousse; and I don't remember the 4th dessert. All were wonderful.

We had 5 cocktails, and an expensive bottle of wine $88. ( We had much to celebrate ) Total bill was $427, which we added $80 tip. If you ignore the wine and cocktails, a very reasonable bill for wonderful food.

This has become my most favorite place. It was a lovely evening, the waiter was fun, but not our new best friend, the flavors were incredible, beautiful setting. Why did we wait so long to eat there?

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  1. Boulevard is my go to choice for consistantly excellent food, service, and atmosphere at a "reasonable" price point. Glad you loved it.

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    1. re: SLRossi

      I find Boulevard's prices reasonable given the quality, but it is one of the most expensive restaurants in SF.

      1. re: Robert Lauriston

        Perhaps I should have been more specific than just using quotation marks, but like you, I find it a good overall value. I also always seem to spend less than at some of the other piggy bank breakers like Mina, Aqua, Fifth Floor, etc.

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      1. I've occasionally had underwhelming meals there -- but that's only because of my usual insanely high expectations of the place. They have always delivered and made every meal there memorable.