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Kokkari Estiatorio

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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200 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111 (Front St.)
(415) 981-0983
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 875
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  • 273
    Very good
  • 63
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Meal and Service I Have Ever Had!

Best Meal and Service I Have Ever Had! If you are visiting San Fran you have to go here! Make a reservation well in advance! Amazing hostess, great decor, top notch ambiance! Abel our waiter was absolutely Fantastic! I will even add him to my Christmas Card list! Lyle the wine expert was super... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Ormond Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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1,227 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ormond Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Best Meal and Service I Have Ever Had! If you are visiting San Fran you have to go here! Make a reservation well in advance! Amazing hostess, great decor, top notch ambiance! Abel our waiter was absolutely Fantastic! I will even add him to my Christmas Card list! Lyle the wine expert was super nice and found an amazing wine... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I am Greek and I was told that it was a very good restaurant. The food was Delicious. The greek salad was awesome! Moussakas freshly cooked. The lamb ribs excellent. Nice ambience. Polite service. If You are looking for tasty and authentic greek flavor or if you just like tasty freshly cooked food you should visit it!

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Went with a group of thirty and the food did not disappoint. The mixed mezzo were awesome and the lamb chops and grilled fish cooked to perfection.

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Ciudad Obregon, Mexico
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123 reviews 123 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I am a truly fan of mediterranean cuisine. This just blew my mind. I dream of coming back every day. Besides the place is super beautifull, you feel at the mediterranean. Lamb, taztziki, eggplant everything super delicious!

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San Diego
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I had a really enjoyable dinner recently at Kokkari, As a solo walk-in on a busy Saturday night at 8:00 p.m., I was immediately seated and served. I appreciated the accommodation, even with the 90-minute "need the table back" condition that came with it, which is ample time to enjoy my meal. My server (Burak) was very friendly and attentive,... More 

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Oceanside, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stumbled upon this gem through searching for Greek food online and were so happy we did! The food was outstanding. The menu was authentic Greek and I can't rave enough about it. It's not cheap but well worth every penny. Also it's a nice restaurant so be aware not to go in sneakers.... Nicer/trendy dress attire. (Bill for two... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

If you dont mindhaving to send your meal back three times before it is properly cooked this place is fine If you dont mind being charged for pita because it was also cold and had to be reheated this place is fine If you dont mind being told that everything came out cold because this is Greek style this place... More 

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Boerne, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Our waitress Monique Was thorough, helpful and very friendly. Would ask for her every time. We sat at a very quaint table for two, with a nice floor lamp fairly secluded and close to the fireplace where they rotisserie several whole chicken over the open flame. Very cool and romantic. We are visiting San Francisco and Carmel for our 40th... More 

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San Francisco, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have been to Greece a few times and I say, without reservation, that this is one of the best restaurants in the city. Short of going to the country itself, I don't think that you will find better quality food or service. I look forward to returning for another great experience.

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This wasn't our first visit, but we were once again impressed by the quality & authenticity of the food. Despite teeming crowds, service was very good. I'd recommend this restaurant without reservations for . ..see first sentence!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111
    (Front St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: (415) 981-0983

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 80
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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

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Neighborhood Profile
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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