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Perbacco

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Neighbourhood:
Financial District
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230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4301 (Battery)
+1 415-955-0663
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Italy
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking at quality food in SF at a non-excessive price, Perbacco is the right place. Pasta dishes are delicious, fish and meat are well cooked and prepared, choice of cheese is special, excellent desserts, impressive list of wines (mainly Piedmont area). The cuisine is Italian, but not only. We tried other restaurants in SF, but most are... More 

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Thank csirio
San Diego
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we go to San Francisco we include a meal at Perbacco. While we hate missing out on other fine restaurants in town, Perbacco has never failed us, whether it's an anniversary, birthday, or just a reunion with old friends. The servers are friendly, knowledgeable and unobtrusive, the food is always perfect. Once while waiting for friends to meet... More 

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1 Thank Spudsmama
San Diego, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a really special night out for Italian in San Francisco try Perbacco, I usually hit there if I am traveling on business. The restaurant is always busy but I can usually grab a seat at the bar. Great Italian win list, not to miss pastas, and be sure to try the can't miss Osso Buco.

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Thank James P
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter was excellent, but the menu, while creative and with a broad range of interesting flavors, was actually rather limited. They don't even offer any salads on the menu, as a stand-alone item. There seems to be a lot of hype about this restaurant, I can see why but I think it's a bit of the "emperors new clothes... More 

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Thank LivermoreTraveler
Seaford, NY
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss the fine cuisine in this special restaurant. We sat at the Chefs Table by the kitchen and it was PERFECT!! Service was impeccable and the food was even better!

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Thank neilbez
Fremont, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten at Perbacco's several times over the years and the place has never disappointed me. The food, the service, and the wine are always on point. Last night's meal was no exception. From the marinated king crab to the rabaton (ricotta & herb gnocchi) to the liberty farm duck breast, the food was outstanding. As always, the service was... More 

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Thank Manny510
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is special. I am 66, I have been visiting Italy since I was 5 and for the past 16 years I have lived there. This restaurant reminds me of the restaurants in Turin my father took me to in my teens. It is hard to find restaurants of this quality even today in Italy. To find Bonet on... More 

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2 Thank Paul B
San Diego, California, Usa
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful meal at Perbacco on New Years Eve. It was one of the few restaurants we could find that was not serving a special tasting menu. Instead, we were able to enjoy a fantastic meal together with our teenagers. Thank you Perbacco! My risotto with butter poached king crab and melted leeks was absolutely mouth watering, while... More 

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Thank GigiLJ
San Jose, California
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a taxi after a show at the Orpheum, had a later reservation but arrived very early and they accommodated us after a few minutes. The food is great, good wine selections, service was a little slow. Noise level is moderate. They are very busy and recommend reservations.

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Skillman, New Jersey
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175 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attractive restaurant with friendly helpful service. We all ordered different pastas all of which were delicious especially the gnocchi which nice and soft and not gummy and chewy. Veal and short rib pastas were also excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4301
    (Battery)
  • Public Transportation: Bart: Montgomery station. Muni: Market and 1st St. stops.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-955-0663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Financial District

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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, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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