French. San Franciscos first French bistro, Le Central has been satisfying Gallic cravings since 1974. The menu of authentic French cuisine boasts pates, creative appetizers, cheeses, meats, poultry, legumes and seafood, followed by an indulgent selection of deserts. The atmosphere is stylish and classy, attracting a smartly dressed set of enthusiastic, wine-swilling patrons.
Started in 1974 by brothers Pierre and Claude Capelle, Le Central has been open for over 30 years and holds the honor of being San Francisco's first French bistro. Serving authentic French cusine such as Filet Mignon au Poirve, slow cooked Cassoulet and Roast Chicken with Pomme Frites, Le Central is the perfect downtown stop for anyone looking for a comfortable atmosphere and some fine wine.