1204 Sutter St. (at Polk); (415) 885-3288. The extraordinary four-star meals are $65 for three courses, $72 for four and $80 for five. The hotels were named for three of The Big Four, four entrepreneurs of the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad: Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins & Collis P. Huntington. While the neighborhood was able to maintain its affluence following the quake, every mansion owner moved or rebuilt elsewhere. Look for mile-high pastrami sandwiches, baseball-sized matzo balls and some of the chewiest, crustiest bagels in town served with a classic Nova lox platter. Opposite the Fairmont Hotel and Pacific Union Club is Grace Cathedral, one of the city's largest houses of worship. (Web site/concert schedule). View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. Marble-topped tables and a pair of crescent-shaped velvet sofas complete the upscale beatnik atmosphere. In place of where the mansions had been located, swank hotels were erected. Fleur de Lys: Veteran chef Hubert Keller has returned to his Alsatian roots with a new, fixed-price menu, giving an elegant turn to homey fare. To the south of Nob Hill is the Union Square shopping district, Civic Center district, and the Tendernob neighborhood. And why it's still my favorite. Funky shops and dive bars lie along the blurred edges of the Tenderloin (an area known as the Tender Nob), and the Polk Street boundary is lined with nightclubs and popular bars. If you're in a social mood, settle in by one of the large street-front windows; for a more intimate evening head for the secluded mezzanine balcony. Nob Hill is one of San Francisco's signature neighborhoods, renowned for its city landmarks and the famous hotels that border Huntington Park. Nob Hill has historically served as a center of San Francisco's upper class. (Web site), Café Royale: A sleek café-bar that boasts an extensive beer and wine list and a menu of sophisticated café fare, Café Royale fosters a creative vibe with rotating art exhibits and live music. 909 Hyde Street, #415, San Francisco, California 94109 415-440-6800 • firstname.lastname@example.org The Fairmont Hotel remains in operation to this day and the Flood Mansion is the headquarters of the exclusive Pacific-Union Club. (website, Nob Hill Café: Choose from pastas, pizzas and entrees at this neighborhood restaurant, a traditional Italian establishment consisting of a subdued dining room and a louder café room. Join us anytime for lunch, dinner or a glass of wine.  The neighborhood is named after one of San Francisco's original "Seven Hills". 1068 Hyde St., (415) 441-1914. 1750 Polk St., (415) 440-2355. (Web site), Keiko A Nob Hill A recent addition to the neighborhood, Keiko A Nob Hill has made a lasting impression on locals with its fine dining fusion of French and contemporary Japanese cuisine. , The Mark Hopkins Hotel and Huntington Hotel, Fontana delle Tartarughe in Huntington Park, San Francisco cable car on California Street, The Grand Lodge of California's Masonic Auditorium, Lower Nob Hill Apartment Hotel Historic District, Coordinates: 37°47′36″N 122°24′52″W / 37.793230°N 122.414480°W / 37.793230; -122.414480, "Nob Hill" redirects here. Some rebuilt mansions further west in San Francisco, for example, in Pacific Heights and Cow Hollow. Also gutted by the fires was the newly completed Fairmont Hotel at Mason and California Streets, as well as the mansion of tycoon James Flood.