Even though it's off of the seasonal menu, you can order the Ridged pasta with foie gras, black truffle and Marsala as your second course in the three course menu.
Specialties: House-made pasta with duck liver and black truffles; lobster panzerotti in spicy lobster broth; cauliflower budino; truffle-stuffed chicken breast; bourbon caramel semifreddo.
The classic Parmesan budino (described by Michael Bauer as the finest, most exquisite custard, surrounded by tiny greens and topped with black truffle caviar) is a must ... as is a fat wallet.
GREAT place for a romantic date! The service is over the top! If you ever want to see what it feels like to be pampered, eat at Acquarello!!
Try passion fruit jelly from their complimentary sweets cart. And the macaroons!
San Francisco Chronicle, one of our reviewers, says, "For the meat course, the kitchen features Kobe beef, with tiny caramelized baby squash, a pad of potato puree and a green peppercorn sauce".
The pasta with foie gras-induced sauce is beyond amazing!
Diners select three to five courses. There's also a six-course tasting of the restaurant's signature dishes for $95; wine pairings are $75.
Try the pear ravioli stuffed with foie gras, or the sturgeon with truffle, kusshi oysters, and osetra caviar
Winemaker's choice: "... if I simply want to sit down, not make any decisions, get a terrific wine education, have wonderful food, and be taken care I go to Aquerello." Tyler Thomas