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Nopa

560 Divisidero St., San Francisco, CA 94108
415-864-8643
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Ranked #86 of 4,936 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Cuisines: Mediterranean, Californian
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hayes
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English first
San Francisco, California, USA
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My son and I had a very tasty meal at the joiner's table Sat. midnight. We''d just landed @ SFO a coupla hours earlier and were looking for a late-night dinner. Nopa was packed, but we got seated immediately when we walked in. It turned out that our server was from the East Coast and very helpful and welcoming. The... More

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Aptos, California
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was told that "Nopa" stood for "No Parking". One person told me they spent a half an hour looking for parking in the area one night. We got lucky, found a spot after only a couple of minutes. I didn't see this on the website when I booked the reservation, but you can park in the DMV lot at... More

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amman
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Contemporary American food where dependence on vegetables and olive oil in cooking is apparent and tasty. Very good food and reasonable rates. The only negative point is the location which lacks enough parking space with no Valet service.

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Stanford, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Hipster trap serving mediocre food. Service was appalling. Just avoid - you can do so much better in SF.

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Maitland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My husband and I heard about this place and just stopped by around 7:30pm on a Saturday night. They were booked until 9:30pm, so they put our name on a waiting list and took our phone number. We had drinks by the bar, then headed out to another bar to wait. We were called around 8:30pm and given a table... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast and was blown away. Old friends met and thiroughly enjoyed the food. Service was great, but the food... Oh my. Try the french toast. Or the goat cheese custard. How about the bloody marys with scotch or mescal. Wow! Can't wait to go back.

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Montreal
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

But won't forget... The food was impeccable. The wine too... Except that they kept forgetting to bring the suite for the flights we ordered with our dinner. It was very weird. They were completely disorganized and it was unpleasant. But we have tasted amongst the best cuisine ever: simple stuff such as "Avocado Toast, Pickled Jalapeño, Capers and Mezzo Secco"... More

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London
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82 reviews 82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

My experience of Nopa doesn't resonate with some of the less positive reviews. We booked ahead, we're warmly welcomed on arrival and were allocated a table on the mezzanine which was comfortable, had plenty of space and from which you could enjoy views of the whole restaurant and kitchen. Our server was friendly, helpful and made sure we didn't over... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Overall my wife and I enjoyed decent food, but nothing to write home about. I ended up with farro with a poached duck egg on top and my wife had salmon. For the price of the items, I expected things to be a little bit better. The one saving grace was the Manhattan I ordered, which was fantastic. I will... More

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Eureka, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

As the other reviews state Nopa is an above average restaurant. It has a very loyal clientele and it is one of the few upscale restaurants on Divisidero. The downside if you are the slightest bit claustrophobic is the noise and vacuum packed sardine atmosphere, especially in the bar area. If you are into being seen by your hip friends.... More

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