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Bask

42 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 392-2275
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Ranked #649 of 4,920 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Jackson
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Service was great, but the food was only OK. My friend's ahi tuna was way overlooked and very bland. The tofu was ok, but overpriced. Wouldn't go back.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Walked right in on a Thursday night and sat at a community table. Also lots of space at the bar. Ordered some tapas and sangria - everything was fresh and delicious. Found pimientos padron - lightly grilled small slightly spicy green peppers, just like the ones in Espana, perhaps a bit larger but very tasty, Charcuterie plate was great. Don't... More

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Seminyak, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Go there to enjoy nice tapas and salad for a reasonable price in this area. The quality of the food and the attention of the owner were much appreciated in addition to the sunny terrasse.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The owner is from France (basque country) and you get really authentic food from there...Service and food was really good and we felt very welcome. It's also not too expensive (for SF). I would definitely go again, to recommend.

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Oakland, California
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The staff (owners?) are adorable, French and Spanish, and on my first visit with my son, our lunch was excellent. He had the grilled tofu, I the avocado surprise, and both were excellent. Second visit I ordered the same but was disappointed. On a third visit, with a friend, I ordered the mussels and fries. The fries were excellent, but... More

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The food here was delicious and hassle free. They serve a nice selection of beers etc. Service was diligent, friendly and very welcoming. I would recommend this place for a lunch or dinner where you want the minimum of fuss and good food to keep you going as you explore San Francisco.

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Richmond, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We stumbled across Bask while wandering around the area looking for dinner inspiration by our hotel - and what a find it turned out to be. We walked up on a Friday night and although they were busy the hostess worked wonders and politely re-organized patrons at the bar to squeeze us in after a few minutes. Some restaurant hosts... More

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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Place is cozy and noisy , manager is friendly and extremely helpful, all the tapas are top notched that we ordered so many that we lost count! The one with squid and its ink is a must try, the Spanish omellette is fried the right way as I had tasted in Spain. Grilled Tiger prawns are tasty, crab croquette is... More

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toronto
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Very tasty tapas. Was not here for dinner but for a flamenco show. After the show I ordered a couple of Tapas at the bar which were extremely tasty. I would highly recommend this place for the food and the cosiness of the restaurant.

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New Orleans
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

After a chilly day at the North Beach Fair in San Francisco we happened upon a delightful tapas bar that was a perfect respite from the crowds and elements. The service was excellent And the selection of wines and tapas filled the bill.

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