Tommy  Halvorson at Serpentine

Bio

Tommy Halvorson purchased the restaurant on April 3rd, 2017. Serpentine’s founder, Erin Rooney hand-picked Tommy to take over operations of the restaurant, as executive chef and owner. Serpentine has always been an approachable yet stylish neighborhood restaurant and cocktail bar known to locals for its comforting, seasonal Americana cuisine, and Halvorson is dedicated to keeping Serpentine’s soul intact.

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Chef Traci Des Jardins reviews Prather Ranch hamburger at Serpentine
$$ | Breakfast/Brunch | Modern | American
Potrero Hill, Dogpatch
"This is the best burger in SF, but no one knows it. It's got a perfectly sized patty—not too thick, not too thin—and great housemade pickles on it. And I don't even normally take my burger with pickles!"
Chef Jöne Pan reviews Polenta and eggs at Serpentine
$$ | Breakfast/Brunch | Modern | American
Potrero Hill, Dogpatch
"As someone following Paleo six days a week, I often go to Serpentine for my "cheat" days. I absolutely love the perfectly cooked eggs with tender braised pork and creamy polenta for brunch! It's deliciously seasoned. Also, their fries and aioli are to die for. I can devour an entire bowl myself. Serpentine has been super gluten-free friendly for a while, so their fries are not cross-contaminated. They even have gluten-free desserts."
Chef Adam Timney reviews Pan seared Petaluma chicken livers at Serpentine
$$ | Breakfast/Brunch | Modern | American
Potrero Hill, Dogpatch
"I love the fenugreek and Thai chili combo. It's like a super rich, spicy gravy, and the fresh hearts of palm are the perfect addition."
Chef Jöne Pan reviews Oven roasted Mary's Chicken at Serpentine
$$ | Breakfast/Brunch | Modern | American
Potrero Hill, Dogpatch
"PERFECT IN EVERY WAY. Been going here for the past 8 years and they have been so consistent. chanterelle mushrooms - snap peas - bacon lardons - escarole - champagne grapes – rosemary & sherry j"