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Bask

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42 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111 (Jackson)
(415) 392-2275
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great restaurant with excellent service

I stopped in here with my husband for dinner. Highly recommend. Food was good, very relaxed atmosphere. Lots of space between the tables. We really enjoyed it. Owner is great, takes time to recommend dishes.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
malm1959
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philadelphia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a Basque region style tapas restaurant. It was nice but I was not particularly impressed. Would probably not return. Food was OK but, at least to me, it was short of what I expected.

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philadelphia
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I stopped in here with my husband for dinner. Highly recommend. Food was good, very relaxed atmosphere. Lots of space between the tables. We really enjoyed it. Owner is great, takes time to recommend dishes.

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usa
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Some dishes were fine others were not cooked well and some were over cooked and the dishes had a lot of oil on them.The service was awful and they were not that busy would not go again.Spend your money elsewhere....But the white Sangria was good and that was about it

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Annapolis, Maryland
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107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The waitstaff here is mostly focused on talking to the regulars or among themselves so service is a bit slow and inattentive. The food was not very good. I ordered the Black Paella which was mostly rice with not much seafood or artichokes as listed on the menu. It did, however, have huge garlic cloves in it which I found... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great place to go for tapas and drinks or a full sit down meal. The owners/ staff are really nice and the food is delicious, highly recommend their paella, one of the best in the area. Good selection of wines.

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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

such a great location but food leaves a lot to be desired. It always seems like will be good but then you taste the food and just blah.

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San Carlos, Ca.
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Came on a Saturday night for tapas and sangria. Food was very good, waiter was fabulous. Favorites were the shrimps in garlic and oil sauce and the lamb meatballs. Will return to try each and every thing on the menu.

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Pinole
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My coworkers and I went to lunch. We had 2 types of tapas appetizers. The chicken skewer and the black tiger prawn with garlic. The sauce of the grill prawn was delicious. We kept dipping our bread and requesting more bread. I had the avocado surprise it was a salad and 2 halves of avocado stuffed with crab meat. The... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Tapas at is finest. Authentic sangria. Iberico ham! Spanish tortilla. Cheese plate and olives. We were walking around looking for something light to eat for dinner. This place hot the spot!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had planned for Dim Sum but our choice was closed. We like to share food as a family so we found this tapas restaurant near our location. We have been to many excellent tapas restaurants and this one suffered from this comparison. The salad, stuffed peppers, meatballs, and squid were all very good. I found the patatas bravas wanting.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
    (Jackson)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: (415) 392-2275

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 to 30
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Staying in Financial District

Neighborhood Profile
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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