Openings

Step Inside Bottle Cap, Now Open in North Beach

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The new restaurant in the former Washington Square Bar & Grill space at 1707 Powell, Bottle Cap, swung open its doors for a soft opening over the weekend. Tomorrow they open for real on a full lunch-and-dinner schedule from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Chef-owner Dane Boryta (formerly of Sens) and chef de cuisine Matt Sullivan (formerly of Blue Plate) are doing a menu of hearty, New American/California fare (see menu below). And in the bar, Bourbon & Branch alum Pete Gowdy is mixing up a host of classic cocktails and twists on classics, including a Modern Negroni. Also, as you can see from our slideshow, they’ve kept most of the wood in the well-used bar area intact, but otherwise brightened up the space with wallpaper, paint, and bright turquoise tabletops. Also note that brunch kicks off this Saturday.

Below, the full food menu. Further below, click the button to see the slideshow.

APPETIZERS

Sea Scallops
fava bean succotash
$12

Gulf Prawn Cocktail
avocado, green zebra tomatoes, watermelon radish, cucumber
$11

Lamb Ribs
bourbon glaze, eggplant puree
$11

Heirloom Tomatoes
crispy cured pork belly, arugula, buttermilk sauce, croutons
$10

Sweet Gems & Treviso Salad
melon, fennel, mint, seascape cheese, ver jus
$7

Mushroom Soup
creamed white corn
crispy shallots
$7

Green Salad
barley, summer squash, green olives, yellow pear tomatoes
$7

Grilled Nectarines
warm goat cheese
$8

Fried Chicken Thigh
chipotle & date BBQ sauce
$8

SANDWICHES

Humboldt Burger
san joaquin gold cheese,
smoky onions, grain mustard aioli
$12

Roast Turkey Sandwich
red onion marmalade, emmental cheese, pan gravy
$11

Grilled Cheese
wagon wheel cheese, tomato soup
$9

Pierogis
mushroom & carmody cheese filling, pearl onion broth, red cabbage
$16

DINNER

Chicken in Pastry
english peas, carrots, celery, potatoes, tarragon
$17

Flat Iron Steak
golden tomato & herb salad, smashed marble potatoes
$23

Local Halibut
roasted pepper & ginger relish, wild rice and chick peas
$24

Pork Chop
sweet chili glaze, cheesy shells, romano beans
$21

Castroville Artichokes
spigarello kale, cranberry beans, preserved garlic oil
$17

SIDES

French Fries
$4
Sweet Potato Fries
$4
Grilled Rapini
$5
Fresh Cranberry Beans
$5

DESSERT

Butterscotch Pudding
toffee, cream, lace cookie
$7

Summer Berry Pie
$7

Chocolate Brownie
salted praline ice cream, caramel
$7

Cookie Plate
$6

Scoop
ice cream or sorbet
$3


Bottle Cap - 1707 Powell Street - 415.529.2237 - Regular hours, beginning July 12: Tuesday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Closed Mondays.

Step Inside Bottle Cap, Now Open in North Beach