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24 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127-1304
+1 415-759-8087
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lomo saltado” (6 reviews)
“ceviche” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American
$$ - $$$
24 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127-1304
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We went to Fresca at the West Portal location, we haven't gone to a Peruvian restaurant in the US but had dinner in Lima and wonderful food at a Peruvian place in Barcelona so we were curious. We went for lunch and they have good...More

Thank SuDomSanFrancisco
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Good food. Fast and friendly service. The reason for only three stars, the price to Quality ratio was not deserving of an excellent review. Ceviche, and order of fries, and an entree, with a Diet Coke to drink, over $60 with tip. Everything tasted good,...More

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch. Very friendly welcome from the staff. Extremely fresh and heathy menu with a fun twist. Relaxed atmosphere and a nice vibe. Recommended

Thank SiBarlow007
Reviewed 30 July 2017

No Pisco Sour or cocktails here but never mind: Fresca consistently satisfies with its food and service. Share a Cesarin (or their Peruvian version of the now-classic salad invented in Tijuana by an Italian) because it feeds at least 2. Have the Ceviche Mixto, medley...More

Thank Cherie Q
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

A peruvian Restaurant with classic South American dishes on the menu. We had the Ceviche and Empanadas. Good quality of food and drinks.

Thank Il J
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had the empanadas and mixed grill to share for an app, both were excellent. Main courses were paella ( good but not a ton of fish), churrasco ( nice ; had to ask for the chimmichurri sauce ) and roasted chicken which was crispy and...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We came here for dinner before a movie ~ so on a "timeline" ~ and received the best service with time to spare. The menu is interesting - so many things to try - and the people in the table next to us gave us...More

Thank kimnoreen
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent Peruvian food! Excellent service! Don't pass up the picarones (Peruvian donuts)! We were here 10 years ago and loved it then and loved it now! What a wonderful jewel in West Portal!

Thank coachrose
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a nice change of pace from the standard Latin food in the city. This is a place where I will always try something new.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

First time to try this Fresca restaurant at the West Portal area. Much smaller than the one at the Fillmore. For our brunch we ordered the Lomo steak and eggs and the chicharon de pollo. Good mimosas too.

Thank BPenuliar2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 W Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127-1304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-759-8087
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