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44 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802 (Bush & Kearny)
BART Station. Montgomery
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Off the beaten path...

Well, it was Super Bowl 50 Weekend and every place we tried was closed (I'm guessing due to crowds and proximity to the weekend's festivities). A few quick turns after surfacing from BART and we found this quaint side street with all these restaurants. We viewed a few menus and decided tapas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Khen R
Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well, it was Super Bowl 50 Weekend and every place we tried was closed (I'm guessing due to crowds and proximity to the weekend's festivities). A few quick turns after surfacing from BART and we found this quaint side street with all these restaurants. We viewed a few menus and decided tapas might set the evening off right. We were... More 

Thank Khen R
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was after a trade show with a bunch of foodies. Tastes were delicious and spicy. Order different things to enjoy a bunch of different tastes.

Thank Michelle M
Rochester, Michigan
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the atmosphere exuded authenticity of the Catalan experience, the paella sadly did not come close. The portion was much smaller than what you might see in Barcelona, and was a bit too salty. We suggest that a more ample serving is in order.

Thank James K
Las Vegas, Nevada
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164 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Tapas selection is acceptable although the quality could be improved a bit more or could have been a bad night. Gambas, the morcilla sausage,the canelones... will need a revisit. I was impressed by the paella negra.

Thank StratManLou
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Though the menu struck me as a bit limited, what we had was well-prepared, and tasted great. My only complaint is that the portions seem small for the prices charged. The paella was wonderful, but I wish it had been available in varying sizes. At $25 I have to ask if it was truly worth it. The four of us... More 

Thank DebbieD515
San Francisco
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful Spanish food in San Francisco located in Belden Place which is an alley near Union Street. Lots of restaurants in the alley. Favorites: octopus ceviche, stuffed squid in own ink, gamba, flan Catalan, and chocolate mousse.

Thank raysholiday
Somerville, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Dined here one evening and the bartender took my order before 7 and then forgot about me for 10 minutes. She came back, apologised for delay (I didn't see it as a delay) and then proceeded to give me one of their higher priced wines for the the HH price of $5. A good start. This was followed by one... More 

Thank Waidesworld
Santa Rosa, California
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

I just visited Spain in September and fell in love with tapas/pintxos as I traveled through Madrid, Rioja, San Sebastian, Valladolid and Caceres. The food and wine everywhere was outstanding and very affordable. Naturally, I was hoping to find something similar in the Bay Area and B44 hit my radar. Unfortunately, the wine and food did not measure up to... More 

Thank Roger H
Datchet, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Stopped here for dinner as they had one of the most appealing menu's in the alley. The food was very good, as was the wine. The waitress was also lovely, friendly and quick. This place is tucked away but worth searching out.

Thank Wanderlust7474
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

With so many wonderful restaurants in the Bay area, it seems like it could be difficult to stand out. B44 accomplishes this by allowing the chef to create truly wonderful dishes that are authentic in taste and presentation, as well as making you want to taste everything on the menu. My wife and I chose to sit at the bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 44 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802
    (Bush & Kearny)
  • Public Transportation: BART Station. Montgomery
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: 415-986-6287

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 100
  • Cuisine: Spanish, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 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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