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The Bell Tower

1900 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3006 (Nob Hill)
415-567-9596
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Ranked #542 of 4,949 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Seafood
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
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Neighborhood: Nob Hill
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Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

My husband and I wandered outside this restaurant and sat outside and had a couple of drinks. We then decided to go inside and eat. We were so happy that we did. We arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday 9th September then flew to San Francisco on Thursday 11th and this meal was by far the best we have had... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Pleasantly surprised by delicious lunch we had here. Chicagoans wandering the city, we discovered this cute corner spot and pulled up the reviews - which were promising - and the experience did not disappoint. Pleasant staff, comfortable atmosphere, and great food. Open face tuna taco appetizers were exquisite, French onion soup the perfect blend of salty and sweet, and the... More

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Coquitlam, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Just walking by and chose this little spot for a light lunch. We split a simple but yummy pizza and had a beer each, so not a huge meal but still super service. We sat outside and people watched.

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Western Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

First off there were 4 of us. The waitress brought us all warm water with no ice. We ordered and she didn't write anything down. I ordered a chicken quesadilla with no green peppers, it came filled with green peppers. She never came back so I picked out the peppers and ate half of it until I started to get... More

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Fort Worth, TX
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351 reviews 351 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

On the corner of Polk and ???, this place is loud, but you can find a quiet corner if you try. The sandwich was the best pulled pork I believe I have had. It was tasty, but it also was tender, not stringy, not fatty, and just great! A fun place; wish I had had more time to try a... More

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Seminary, Mississippi, United States
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95 reviews 95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

Great food and excellent service from a friendlybstaff was a great way to end a perfect daybin San Fran.....and The Bell Tower did not disappoint. There were 6 of us that ordered somethhing different and everyone had nothing but GREAT things to say about how good the food was. Will definitely go back. If you are in the Nob Hill... More

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San Francisco
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This may not be the best place for weekend Brunch. It's a "sports bar" of sorts and if quiet was what I was looking for, this wasn't the place. But hey, parking, I was in. Had the Fried Egg Breakfast sandwich and thankfully it was "Hot" (not hot food my biggest pet peeve). But the amount of grease on and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Came here to watch the MN Vikings on a Sunday morning. Very crowded, but I don't mind waiting a little longer to sit down as long as I can still see the game! Had some beers, nachos, and french toast (during brunch hours). The nachos were outstanding with pulled pork on them!

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Rosemary Beach, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Bell Tower is a neighborhood place with a great bar crowd. The Sunday Brunch was fantastic-- with tall mimosas and spicy bloody mary's. This place is all SF and a great place to grab some food and drink... good prices and entertaining staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

We went there because of the recommendation of our hotel which was just around the corner. I had the most perfect food of my whole America-trip at The Bell Tower. Try the mushroom ravioli! The service was good, very friendly and decent. The prices are reasonable. I wanted to come again, but we changed our hotel so it wasn't in... More

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