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561 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1114
415-487-1600
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Ranked #522 of 5,014 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Eclectic
Neighborhood:
Mission District
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 16th and 17th Streets
Transit: MUNI and BART both stop at Mission and 16th Streets
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USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

At Bar Tartine, I'm happy to try anything on the menu. Even if some components aren't my favorite, I end up loving every dish. There are multiple layers of flavor in every plate. This is a great place to order family style and share.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

what a great food experience. We had the flat bread with avocado a eggs and the papikras chicken. Excellent fully flavored dishes. One of our favorites was the yoghurt with persimus. Very simple dish but full of flavor. The only but, was the time to be seated. There was a lot of space available but all of them was reserved... More 

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New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Roasted potatoes with black garlic were excellent as well as fresh salad with i think ricotta. I wasnt too crazy about flatbread, it was hot flatbread with hot cheese - nothing else. Brined veggies were ok, I feel I missed on better dishes and we didnt try the main dishes, I feel the pork would have been excellent.

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Portland, Maine
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We saw lots of advance hype, and the menu was fascinating. But for the most part, this was a “meh” experience. Three of us shared a number of small plates, including cukes in preserved veggie sauce, smoked potatoes (probably our favorite dish), Brussels sprouts with tonnato sauce and bottarga, and the black cod in green chili broth. The latter was... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Bar Tartine is one of our favorites with its eastern European flavors. They have fantastic break. The other day we had brunch there and I had a great chicken paprikash. The dish was rich and flavorful. The place always packed and fairly noisy but can be counted on for interesting food with friendly service.

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Devon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Some quite unusual but fascinating flavours at Bar Tartine. My colleague and I were on a business trip and the CEO of the San Francisco based company suggested this restaurant. He also joined us with two of his senior colleagues. Good recommendation! The atmosphere is relaxed although the place still has a buzz to it and is clearly very popular.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Second visit this year, its my favorite restaurant in SFO. Fantastic bread, many deep flavors, interesting menu and pretty reasonable priced for SFO. Its on my must-vist-when-there list.

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Montreal, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Bar tartine has a high reputation of inventive cuisine, but is certainly didn't meet our expectations. We expected fine dining, but it definitely did not meet any criteria of a high end restaurant. It is probably a great place for people who are fans of vegan/vegetarian/not to say granola cuisine with a lot of grains and very few meats. That... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As restaurant experiences go, this is a good spot for those watching their diets and requiring a healthy alternative. Not being part of this group however, I found the food to be a little on the 'try-hard' side. Most dishes have unrecognizable ingredients and sometimes elude the simplicity of more traditional cuisines. They do however know their bread, as you'd... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We went for Sunday brunch. It was recommended we share the dishes. For the opportunity to try everything, this was a good idea, but some of the dishes were not big enough for everyone in our party to share. Therefore, I thought it was strange that everything on the menu was "shared plates." The 6 dishes (amount recommended by server)... More 

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Additional Information about Bar Tartine

Address: 561 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1114
Phone Number: 415-487-1600
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, French, Eclectic

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