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24 West Portal Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 759-8087
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Ranked #1,308 of 5,005 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ulloa-Vicente
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lovely intimate meal here. Didn't realise it was a peruvian restaurant until we were looking at menu but dont be put off if you think you dont like that type of food. It was delicious. Meat was falling off the bone and full of flavour as nicly presented. Very good value for money also and friendly staff.

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Mumbai
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31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I was staying at a friend's place a few minutes walk away, and they decided to bring me here for dinner. I ordered the salmon, which was good, and it came with a side of a greens (not sure which vegetable) with squid pieces in it which was delicious. My friend's wife ordered the beef salad, which looked very good,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Our family love the lomo saltado but they're giving less beef nowadays and more onions and fries. The time before when I ordered the dish, it was too salty (the waiter told me they use soy sauce) so I asked for less salt but he said, "no salt" and it came out bland. Hubby had the seafood with rice and... More 

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California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been to Fresca a few times and I always enjoy their ceviches and meats. This time we ordered some sweet potato fries that were delicious. The restaurant was a bit packed so I would recommend calling ahead.

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Sf
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Food is tasty but too salty. They need to improve the ventilation and sound proofing. Make a reservation-- that will help to some degree.

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Daly City
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102 reviews 102 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

A local favorite in West Portal, Fresca is the kind of place you want to go when you want comfort food, albeit Peruvian comfort food. The restaurant is small and rather noisy, but the service is excellent and the food so satisfying. I wasn't sure what Peruvian food was until I tried all sorts of new things that I loved.... More 

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san francisco
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love Peruvian food, and this is what they serve in a nice upscale way. The restaurant has more than one location and unfortunately often I sense no one is in charge and the service can be a bit impersonal. Fish dishes are good.

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San Francisco, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food tasted good, great service. The restaurant is very noisy, very hard to carry a decent conversation until the crowd is gone.

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

A friend and I enjoyed a tasty weeknight dinner at Fresca, a local gem in West Portal. We arrived just before 6 PM and they fit us in, although we had no reservation. Service was knowledgeable, helpful and efficient. When we could not decide between two appetizers, our server recommended a shrimp dish that was heavenly. It was served with... More 

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St Maarten-St Martin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Been there many times and its alway been good. The fish ceviche originated from Peru and they do it right to the tack. My favorite is the Seafood Stew with a mixture of mussels, clams, fish and more, The place is small, but the service is fast and friendly. Reservations a must, the prices are a little high but you... More 

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Additional Information about Fresca

Address: 24 West Portal Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone Number: (415) 759-8087
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Peruvian

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