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Picaro Tapas Restaurant

3120 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 431-4089
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Ranked #1,556 of 5,041 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
Mission District
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The pacew was heaving when we visited and, no doubt, the kitchen was overwhelmed and exhausted. Nonetheless the food should have been better for the reasonable but not bargain price was not good enough compared with other things available in The Mission at the same price, and really just thrown on a plate and then thrown on the table.

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87 reviews 87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Lovely food, so authentic, all the tapas were superb and the decor was fabulous. We were a party of 6 and we shared a lot of the tapas, all delicious, and 3 carafes of sangria-it was divine! And only $10 a carafe from 4-7pm. All the tapas were reasonably priced. It was about $90 in total for all of us... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

After visiting the Mission, we stopped at this tapas restaurant as it is nearby and has a small terrace. The tables outside at the front are very small, but we were happy to be out, partly in the sun. There is another terrace at the back. I've ordered several tapas which I had also tried on a recent visit to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We discovered this delightful Spanish eatery while exploring the Mission district. It was a warm afternoon so tapas and beer on the sidewalk patio was perfect. We sampled a delicious Serrano Ham crostini and a plate of crispy deep fried anchovies....so tasty! Accompanied by the local draft beer, it couldn't be better. Service was friendly and efficient. We will be... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We went out looking for a Tapas place that had closed, so when we spotted Picaro we were hungry and made a quick decision. I immediately started to regret that decision when we were seated at a small table tucked away in the back - because the wall and floor were very dirty. When the dirt stuck to the wall... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Not too much to say - a family birthday dinner, everything was fine, we had a great time. Tapas, sangria, paella, deserts were all excellent. Service wasn't too quick but we had plenty of time. Recommended.

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Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This has got to be the worst tapas I have ever experienced. I am not sure if this is because I am from Europe and therefore the quality of Spanish tapas is very high! We chose this place while visiting SF as it was packed and seemed like there was a good buzz inside. We chose the calamari (tasteless), meatballs... More 

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San Bruno, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Its hard to find a place to sit outside in the Mission. For the recent heat wave we had it was just what I was looking for. Outside seating, refreshing sangria and delicious tapas. My favorite are the Oysters, grilled artichoke, and lobster tails. Great spot to relax and enjoy the mission.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Amazing food the three times I have been. Service can be super slow. Artichokes are amazing and sangria is good. Rest of food is pretty good. Hit happy hour for sangria specials.

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Lafayette, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

If you crave paella and sangria, then this is your place. We started with a large paella for 6, then each person selected something from the tapas menu. We shared a carafe of Sangria and topped off the dinner with coffee and flan. It's a casual restaurant, come one, come all. The lively restaurant is always full, sometimes making it... More 

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Additional Information about Picaro Tapas Restaurant

Address: 3120 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone Number: (415) 431-4089
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 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 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

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