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2000 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1718 (Russian Hill)
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Ranked #324 of 4,944 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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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
195 reviews 195 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

7 of us had tapas to the point we were stuffed, and 2 carafes of Sangria for $160. Hard to complain about that. Had varied selection from the potatoes, to shrimp, to pork (entree), sausage, and others I cant recall. Have nice room in the back for our party. While on a cable line not overly touristy and easy to... More

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san francisco
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I hate to burst everyone's bubble but this place is only just OK at best. It was very good once upon a time but since it has been "discovered" the staff has stopped caring, service is indifferent at best and the food is totally formula...nothing special. Last time I was there I had to send 2 dishes back since they... More

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Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Zarzuela has exceptionally good Spanish food ! Terrific tapas; excellent appetizers; and great entrees. Plus, the sangria is authentic and delicious. Service is friendly and the atmosphere is welcoming and hospitable. Zarzuela is great dining experience !

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Budapest, Hungary
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Zarzuela is second home. It's place where you're always welcome and treated as a family. That's the place where you find outstanding tapas and reasonable priced Spanish wines. That's the place where you'll find friends and have a great time. Thank you Andy and Tomas and everybody else. See you thin November again. Jelena and Zeljko

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We've stopped at Zarzuela as our original choice around the corner was closed on 4th of July. When looking for options we found Zarzuela just around the corners. As it was early in the evening the restaurant was only occupied with some guest. This changed rapidly and when we've left a line was already waiting... We shared a lot of... More

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 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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102 reviews 102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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