We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
1900 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3006 (Nob Hill)
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #554 of 4,980 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Seafood
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Write a Review

37 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We were walking back from a nice sf guide tour and stumbled on this Polk street establishment and we went in and had a great meal. The service was excellent.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Durham, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coquitlam, Canada
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Western Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
23 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Worth, TX
Top Contributor
371 reviews 371 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seminary, Mississippi, United States
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rosemary Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Bell Tower also viewed

San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA

Been to The Bell Tower? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Bell Tower

Address: 1900 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3006
Phone Number: 415-567-9596
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Seafood

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing