The Keystone, an ode to classic American taverns featuring contemporary Bay Area fare, opens its doors mid-August 2015 at 68 4th Street. With industry veteran, Aric Sandoval, acting as General Manager. The Keystone offers an exciting ambiance with crave-worthy dishes and a rock-solid spirits selection. This talented team is anxious to bring a social space with upscale food and a convivial atmosphere to San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood.
Originally built in 1913 as part of the Keystone Hotel, the restaurant was purchased along with the hotel by Charles W. Mosser in 1981. The Mosser family decided to open a new concept with a name inspired by the original builidng. The Keystone embraces the history of the space it occupies and will pay tribute to the many decades of service with small touches in design elements from wall décor to check presenters.
With a passion for providing world-class service, General Manager Aric Sandoval aspires to create a welcoming space for all to enjoy. He spends his time in the dining room where he is constantly educating and communicating standards to staff with an easy-going and friendly demeanor, as well as warmly greeting guests. With an emphasis on approachable cuisine, carefully-selected, affordable wines and beer, and hand-crafted cocktails, The Keystone aims to create a comfortable environment for all types of diners. Paralleling this sentiment is Sandoval’s personal belief in offering great food, great drink, and a great ambiance with open