Preferred Hotel Partners

SFJAZZ is grateful for the support it receives from its hotel sponsors and encourages you to keep the following hotels in mind for any future San Francisco accommodations needs.

South located at SFJAZZ Center

South has re-opened for dinner with an exciting new menu featuring rustic sustainable Mexican small dishes and refreshing tropical cocktails, with lots of rum and tequila. Rymee Trobaugh, formerly of Zuni Cafe, is offering dishes like albondigas, clam ceviche, shrimp sopes, and rabbit in yellow mole.


A part of The Slanted Door Group
Exec Chef/Founder: Charles Phan
Chef-de-Cuisine: Rymee Trobaugh
Phone: 415-539-3905
Make an Online Reservation
Media inquiries:

Tuesday - Sunday
Dinner 5:30pm-10pm
Open table seating will start from 5:30pm

Local Restaurants

There are also many other wonderful dining options near the SFJAZZ Center in both the Hayes Valley and the Civic Center neighborhoods. Many of these restaurants get crowded on concert nights, so it’s wise to make reservations.


Plaj Scandinavian Bar & Restaurant
Price Range: $$
333 Fulton Street
Scandinavian Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Alta CA
Price Range: $$$
1420 Market Street
American Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Price Range: $$$
149 Fell Street
Mexican Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Dirty Water
Price Range: $$$
1355 Market Street
New American Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Chez Maman
Price Range: $$
401 Gough Street
French Cuisine - Reservations not accepted

Rich Table
Price Range: $$$
199 Gough Street
American Cuisine - Reservations Recommended

Monsieur Benjamin
Price Range: $$$
451 Gough Street
French Cuisine - Reservations Recommended

The One Sushi & Lounge
Price Range: $$
429 Gough Street
Japanese Cuisine - Reservations not accepted

Price Range: $$
203 Octavia Boulevard
American Cuisine - Reservations Recommended

Il Borgo
Price Range: $$
500 Fell Street
Italian Cuisine - Reservations Recommended

Absinthe Brasserie & Bar
Price Range: $$$
398 Hayes St (at Gough)
French Bistro - Reservations strongly recommended

The Grove - Hayes
Price Range: $$
301 Hayes St
American Cuisine - Reservations not accepted

Ananda Fuara Vegetarian Restaurant
Price Range: $$$
1298 Market St (at Larkin)
Vegetarian Cuisine - Reservations not accepted

Market Street Grill
Price Range:  $$$
1231 Market St (between 8th & 9th).
European/Asian Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Brenda’s French Soul Food
Price Range: $$
652 Polk St (between Eddy & Turk)
Soul Food - Reservations not accepted

Max’s Opera Café
Price Range:  $$
601 Van Ness Avenue (at Golden Gate Avenue)
American Cuisine – Reservations not accepted

Crawfish Fusion
Price Range: $$
611 Larkin St (between Eddy & Willow)
Cajun Food - Reservations accepted

o3 Bistro & Lounge
Price Range: $$
524 Van Ness Ave (between Golden Gate & McAllister)
Asian Inspired California Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Caffe Della Stelle
Price Range: $$
395 Hayes St (at Gough)
Italian Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Otoro Sushi
Price Range: $$
205 Oak St (between Gough & Octavia)
Japanese Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Minas Brazilian Restaurant and Cachacaria
Price Range: $$
41 Franklin St (between Page and Oak)
Authentic Brazilian Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Price Range: $$
655 Larkin St (between Ellis & Willow)
Vietnamese Cuisine - Reservations not accepted

Mazza Luna
Price Range: $$
810 Van Ness Avenue
Lebanese Cuisine - Reservations Recommended

Price Range: $$$
131 Gough St (between Oak & Page)
American Bar and Bistro - Reservations recommended

Price Range: $$
511 Laguna St (between Fell & Linden)
Japanese Cuisine - Reservations not accepted

Soluna Cafe and Lounge
Price Range: $$
272 McAllister St (at Larkin)
California Cuisine - Reservations accepted

Espetus Churrascaria
Price Range: $$$
1686 Market St (between Gough & Valencia)
Brazilian Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Sushi Hana
Price Range: $$
800 Van Ness Avenue (at Eddy)
Sushi - Reservations accepted

Fino Restaurant
Price Range: $$
624 Post St (between Taylor & Trader Vic Alley).
Italian Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Price Range: $$
525 Laguna St (at Hayes)
German Cuisine - Reservations accepted for parties over six

Golden Era Vegetarian Restaurant
Price Range: $$
572 O'Farrell St (between Jones & Leavenworth)
Vietnamese Cuisine - Reservations not accepted

Price Range: $$
330 Gough St (between Linden & Hayes)
Italian Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Hayes Street Grill
Price Range: $$$
320 Hayes St (between Gough and Franklin)
Seafood - Reservations strongly recommended

Thep Phanom Thai Restaurant
Price Range: $$
400 Waller St (between Fillmore & Steiner)
Thai Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Indigo Restaurant
Price Range: $$$
687 McAllister St (between Gough & Franklin)
American Cuisine - Reservations recommended

Zuni Café
Price Range: $$$
1658 Market St (at Gough)
California Cuisine - Reservations strongly recommended

Price Range: $$$$
300 Grove St (at Franklin)
French/California Cuisine
Reservations strongly recommended

1300 on Fillmore
Price Range: $$
1300 Fillmore St
French/Southern Cuisine
Reservations accepted

Price Range: $$
560 Divisadero St
Urban Rustic/Wood-Fired Cuisine
Reservations strongly recommended

State Bird Provisions
Price Range: $$
1529 Fillmore St
Tapas/Small Plates
Reservations accepted

Dosa on Fillmore
Price Range: $$$
1700 Fillmore St
Indian Cuisine
Reservations strongly recommended

Pause Wine Bar
Price Range: $$
1666 Market St
Wine Bar/Small Plates
Reservations not accepted

Boxing Room
Price Range: $$
399 Grove St
Cajun/Creole - Reservations recommended

Hôtel Biron
Price Range: $$$
45 Rose St
Wine Bar/Small Plates
Reservations not accepted

Price Range: $$
231 Franklin St
Japanese Cuisine - Reservations limited

Dobbs Ferry Bar & Restaurant
Price Range: $$
405-409 Gough St
American Cuisine - Reservations accepted

Lers Ros Thai
Price Range: $$
307 Hayes Street
Thai Cuisine – Reservations recommended

Mela Tandoori Kitchen
Price Range: $$
536 Golden Gate Ave
Indian & Pakistani Cuisine - Reservations accepted


Arlequin Cafe
Price Range: $$
384 Hayes Street
Coffee, tea, desserts, and sandwiches - Reservations not accepted

Papito Hayes
Price Range: $$
425 Hayes Street, Ste A
Mexican Cuisine - Reservations not accepted

Price Range: $$
Greek Cuisine - Reservations not accepted


Directions & Parking

SFJAZZ Center is located at the corner of Franklin and Fell streets in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood. It is easily accessible from Muni Metro (Van Ness or Civic Center stations) and BART (Civic Center station).

As a benefit of SFJAZZ membership, Members have the exclusive opportunity to pre-purchase parking. For more information, click here

Public Transit

For detailed directions, visit

Muni Routes: 5, 6, 7X, 21, 47, 49, 71, 7/7R, 90
Muni Metro: Van Ness or Civic Center stations
BART: Civic Center station

Parking Near SFJAZZ Center

No. Parking Lot Location
1 Performing Arts Garage Grove between Franklin & Gough     
2 Civic Center Plaza Garage McAllister between Polk & Larkin
3 California Parking Hickory and Franklin
4 Place 2 Park Oak and Franklin
5 Douglas Parking Polk and Fell
6 Place 2 Park Polk and Hayes
7 Central Parking System Polk and Hayes
8 Opera Plaza Garage
(Valet Parking)
601 Van Ness St.
9 Place 2 Park Golden Gate between Gough and Franklin
10 Tower Valet Parking Gough and Grove

Area Map

SFJAZZ Center is Now Open!

Receives Rave Reviews!!!

"...a glimpse of the future...This long-awaited enterprise is off to a bang-up start." — The New York Times
"…celebratory and often jaw-dropping collaborations." — San Francisco Chronicle
"…a feeling that this indeed may approximate what jazz looks like in 2013." — Los Angeles Times
"They built it, and now it is time for people who take their jazz listening seriously to come." — SF Examiner
"(SFJAZZ) has set a very high bar for preserving the jazz genre." — SF Weekly

Read the Reviews:
As Open as the Genre It Celebrates by The New York Times
SFJAZZ Center Opens as Temple of Jazz in California by The New York Times
San Francisco turns up the sound on jazz by LA Times
SFJAZZ Center Makes a Splash on Opening Night by LA Times
SFJAZZ Concert Hall - Upbeat Opening by
West Coast gets swing at San Francisco jazz center by San Jose Mercury News
The first week of concerts at the new SFJAZZ Center by SF Examiner
SFJAZZ Center's Opening Night Concert by SF Weekly
A New Cultural Hub For San Francisco by Dwell Magazine

Following directly on the heels of Opening Week, Week 2 of Grand Opening is devoted to local artists who have helped make San Francisco a rich and diverse hotspot for jazz creation. These musicians have established themselves as truly world-class performers, and we’re honored to have them grace the stage at the SFJAZZ Center.

Opening Week 2: Jazz in the City Shows

Box Office Retail & Group Sales Assistant Manager

Job Description

Assume responsibility for the store's profitability; work with the finance department to ensure that all sales and reports are appropriately logged and reported in a timely manner. Manage inventory and strategize on merchandise line development an ordering. Perform inventory audits. Fulfill website orders and respond to customers.


  • Exhibit excellent floor presence and train the box office team on customer service, sales techniques and merchandising.
  • Achieve a functional processing system to ensure that merchandise is placed promptly when delivered and the sales area is fully stocked, organized and clean; ensure that carts for intermission sales are properly stocked and ready for sales.
  • Sell tickets and provide general information to the public at the Box Office; build and process data from Tessitura ticketing system.
  • Manage part-time box office staff.
  • Build group sales program targeted at adult and student group visitors and tour operators including development of policies, staff, and marketing collateral.
  • Manage SFJAZZ shows and events as necessary.


  • 5 to 7 years retail and/or box office experience.
  • Tessitura or other ticketing software experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Prior management experience


The salary will be based upon professional and academic experience. Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Mention “Box Office Retail and Group Sales Assistant Manager” in the subject line. Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered.

Resumes will be accepted until position filled.

***SFJAZZ is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to a diverse and harmonious workplace. We extend our thanks and appreciation to all applicants for their expressed interest in working at SFJAZZ and will contact those selected for an interview.