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743 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Civic Center)
(415) 776-9814
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Ranked #1,962 of 5,005 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $20
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Tapas
Neighborhood: Civic Center
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Found this place after a long day of travel as it was around the corner from our hostel. We enjoyed cocktails and local beers the first night along with calimari and guacamole. The staff was very friendly. We returned two nights later for more calimari and drinks. Would go back again.

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San Francisco, Ca
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Olive seems hidden in the middle of a busy Tenderloin block. Once inside, there's a welcoming bar, with good food (not your typical bar food), great drinks, and a lively atmosphere. The bartenders are attentive and very friendly. It can tend toward the hipsterish, but still fun. Not your typical Tenderloin bar...

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Came here for the cocktails and weren't disappointed. Very friendly barmaid knew her stuff and served up a delicious classic mojito and chocolate hazelnut martini. It was a little loud and crowded, but no more than you'd expect of a bar on a Friday night. We didn't have any food, but what others were eating looked really yummy. Will definitely... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

Walked here from our hotel. The drinks were great and so was the pesto pizza.

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Additional Information about Olive

Address: 743 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone Number: (415) 776-9814
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Civic Center
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Tapas

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