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Zarzuela

2000 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1718 (Russian Hill)
415-346-0800
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Ranked #238 of 4,919 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $35
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner
Neighborhood: Russian Hill
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89% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We ate here whilst staying in sanfrancisco. The service was great, the staff allowing us to sample wine as we were unfamiliar with the region. Beautiful tapas and very good value for money. 3 vinos and 6 tapas only costing $80

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Sarasota, Florida
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94 reviews 94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were here tonight and loved the mussels, the garlic shrimp. But the mushrooms and the chorizo (2 separate dishes) were really wonderful. 3 glasses wine, 4 tapas orders $55 plus tip. AND Swenson's Ice Cream is across the street!!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Fun evening of tapas and wine. We had a wonderful waiter who took the evening at the pace we wanted to. Tapas was delicious, especially the chorizo potatoes crocetten! Lovely atmosphere. Don't arrive too late as they do not take reservations. We arrived at 7 (Tuesday night) and was seated right away, however shortly after they filled up.

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Osage Beach, Missouri
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113 reviews 113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

OMG,, We just loved this place from start to finish. Our server couldn't have been more wonderful and the food was such a treat for my mouth.... We had the cerrano ham to start followed by the prawn dish, so darned good, there was nothing left on my plate. My sweetie had the pork ka bobs and charizo sausage. We... More

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love spanish cuisine, and the paella was really great and the grilled peppers were fabulous as well :) Combined with fantastic spanish wine, we had a very pleasant time there. Recommended!

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A great little place for authentic Spanish tapas. We had the paella, which takes a little longer to prepare, but which is worth the wait. Full of fresh seafood, vegetables, and chicken - bring your appetite!

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Parma, Italy
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73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This is really a nice restaurant with a best in class service. People are always smiling and ready to offer you all Spanish options of tapas. That also have main plates, but I did not try this time. All wines are Spanish also. I tried cheese varieties plate, tortillas y croquetas. All were good. Price was also fair. In summary,... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere. Service was good but not particularly welcoming. We did enjoy the tapas we tried, but the paella was not great. Overall, we would have opted for another restaurant.

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Orange County, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My daughter and I got there on a Thursday evening about 7:45. We had seen cute restaurants on Hyde riding the cable car down to the wharf and decided to walk up the hill from Ghirardelli's in search of one. That hill gets really steep! but we decided to stick it out until we found someplace to eat. I was... More

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San Francisco, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I have been going here for ages since the restaurant started. The food is consistent, the staff is consistent. Everything you order is very good and this is a no fuss place. Sangria and paella is a must. The other stuff we have had is: Tortilla espanola Oxtail Lamb chops mushrooms shrimp with garlic and olive oil the above is... More

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