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1793 Church St, San Francisco, CA 94131-2450
(415) 285-2257
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Ranked #1,156 of 5,041 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Eclectic, International, Noodle Shop
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Scarsdale, New York
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178 reviews 178 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

While visiting our daughter in San Francisco, we let her be our guide to great restaurants in the Noe Valley and Pomelo was one of her excellent choices. Their prices were reasonable and the food was very tasty. The names of the appitizers and main courses were kind of unusual but so was the food! We started with Ulsan, which... More 

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Fariport, NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

My family of adult kids , my wife and I all enjoyed unique dishes. I had Lanzhou: fresh egg noodles stir fried with ginger, scallion and garlic, with peppered ahi tuna, seared rare and topped with a miso-sesame drizzle. The staff was very friendly and helpful in understanding the dishes and spices offered. The place is fairly small and noisy... More 

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Get the Koh Samui. Excellent. I choose to order it with tofu instead of chicken. Great meal, great service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Stumbled on Pomelo by accident, walking around the neighbourhood. As the menu looked interesting we decided to pop in. With the mix of Italian and Asian inspired dishes there was plenty to choose from at reasonable prices. Despite me having to box up half my main course; a gorgeous curry, we shared a dessert, the strawberry rhubarb strussel torte. Which... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Visiting friends in the neighborhood, we went to this most unique little restaurant. The flavors they create are astounding - always using the freshest in season ingredients. We shared starters which included the spinach cakes with yogurt and cucumbers, the fish soft tacos and the polenta with mushrooms. Each was unique and delicious. We could have stopped but forged ahead... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The wait staff are very ready to guide you through Pomelo's intriguingly different menu. There are lots of wonderful choices for those who prefer not to eat meat. I had the ayacucho - grilled fish of the day with quinoa cakes, a delicious roasted sweet pepper coulis, avocado and yam crisps. Fabulous!! A good choice of wines was available, albeit... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Had a catch up dinner with a friend at the Church St location in Noe Valley directly in front of the J train. The place is intimate but roomy enough to accommodate two parties of six when we were there and a few outdoor tables. There were a few couples on dates too. As promised, the menu represented its interpretation... More 

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San Francisco, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Great neighborhood place, but parking may be tough. Unusual menus but the food is great. A fusion of Asian, vegetarian and Cuban choices. Well worth the trip to Noe Valley. Take the "J"

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sonoma, california
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Super tasty little place. Not in a trendy neighborhood but cute spot with really good good. The waiter was awesome. Friendly and knowledgeable with good suggestions. Have the curry. Fresh and flavorful. Nice little wine list too

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Best meal where noodles and grains meet. Very much enjoyed their fish with noodle dish. It was fun to go where the locals go. Small, casual restaurant in the Noe Valley area. Great prices also for wonderful entrees!

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Additional Information about Pomelo

Address: 1793 Church St, San Francisco, CA 94131-2450
Phone Number: (415) 285-2257
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Eclectic, International, Noodle Shop

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