2323 VAN NESS AVENUE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94109
The mountains inspire,
delight, and challenge us.
Mountain experiences - outdoor adventures, food, family, friends and community – always find us at our happiest.
At the crossroads of Europe, the Swiss Alps are stunning in scale, rich in tradition, and magical to experience. Switzerland and its neighboring regions - including France’s Haute Savoie, Italy’s Val d’Aosta, western Austria, and southern Germany - are the inspiration behind the Matterhorn Restaurant and Bakery. Amidst the busy life of urban San Francisco, we aim to bring the friendliness, quality, adventure and charm of a mountain Stübli to the City.
With its alpine geography, storied history, and four national languages, Switzerland has a unique mix of cultural and culinary traditions. With German influences to the north, French to the west, and Italian to the south, alpine cuisine draws from multiple influences - but ultimately shines unique in its simplicity, authenticity, and quality of ingredients.
Our passion is to showcase and honor the experience of Swiss on-mountain dining, whether it’s après-ski, après-work, or après-all day. And what better place to do so than a dining room “chalet” lovingly built years ago by a Swiss family from imported Swiss materials.
The Matterhorn has been a San Francisco institution, and we are proud to bring a fresh new chapter to its iconic story. It’s an honor to have you as our guest at the story’s center.
En Guete mitenand / Bon appetit!
Natalie and Jason Horwath