Evolving menus. Sensual Environment. Champagne and Oysters on the Half Shell. Since 1999. Foreign Cinema remains a magical destination for local, national, and international visitors as San Francisco’s most enduring dining center.
A San Francisco Chronicle “Top 100 Restaurant” for eighteen consecutive years, Chefs Gayle Pirie and John Clark’s collective visions weave food, wine, cocktails, film, and art gallery into one harmonious ambiance. Foreign Cinema provides distinctive private dining spaces for up to 350 guests, ranging from intimately sized hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, to large, formal seated events. Our chefs personalize each menu, matching sustainable, seasonal, and market availability with guests’ special preferences and Foreign Cinema’s exceptional style of globally-inspired cuisine.