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40 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802
+1 415-986-6491
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (124 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plouf is a hole in the wall, part bar, part restaurant. But the food is good. I had a very tasty field greens salad and a bowl of clam chowder. My partner had salmon, and said it was very good. My only complaint was that...More

Thank DeWitt65101
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical Brits, we plumped for Fish & Chips! 3 large pieces of fish accompanied by a large bowl of FRIES, not chips as we Brits know. Lovely batter on the fish

Thank theowler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and ambiance are on par. Lovely outside dining area on a small alley accompanied with other restaurants.

Thank Cynthia-LAX
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A once classic bistro, gone astray. The ambiance initially was lovely, until a woman with a dog was seated immediately next to us (in a fairly empty terrace, as we sat outside). We had the mussels, which were tender, but smothered, and I mean killed,...More

Thank 03ctgals
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my happy hour visit, enjoyed the $1 raw oysters, the mussels in cream, the truffle and Parmesan fries and the ratatouille. The ratatouille was one of the best I have had. The mussels were delicious. Go with a few people and share the...More

Thank WesternMAtravels
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Belden Alley continues to amaze on gorgeous SF days. Despite my lack of love for mussels, this place still rocks. Great drinks, fab appetizers, and a great steak. Wonderful.

Thank Travelingbear1000
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We love the little restaurants in our SF French Quarter on Belden Lane and were going to dinner at one of our favorites...Cafe Bastille. Walking by Plouf we stay the magic words, Happy Hour. What a surprise! Oysters @ $1.00 each and an array of...More

Thank yourwdgplanner
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A pleasant surprise down a side alley called Belden Place. Specialties are mussels, available 5 ways. The marniere was excellent. Garlicy, shalloty, chivey. Just right and fresh. Great prices on oysters, also very fresh. Almost-french baguette..a little sourdoughy, but superb. Fois gras was a bit...More

Thank lsutigre
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed ourselves. The oysters were great, fresh and they were cheap. The mussels were good as well. Like Paris, but without the attitude.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here and it was not a disappointment. We have eaten here 4 times in the last year when in San Francisco and the food is great. Service is good and fair prices. Like being in France.

Thank Yesheyozhik
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802
    (Bush & Kearny)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-986-6491
  • E-mail
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