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Perbacco

230 California St., San Francisco, CA 94111 (Financial District)
415.955.0663
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Ranked #60 of 4,858 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Financial District
Cross street: Battery
Transit: Bart: Montgomery station. Muni: Market and 1st St. stops.
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

We arrived early for our reservation and had a drink at the bar. I loved the bar area and could have stayed there longer. The dining room had tables all very close together. I heard many intimate conversations accidentally. The food was not abundant in portions, which was actually preferred so we could not overindulge. It was, however, abundant in... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

One of my favorite spots in San Francisco! Food is so amazing, everything on the menu, and I mean everything is beyond delicious!!! Staff is very attentive and genuine!! Wine list is fabulous!! This place is a guaranteed time well spend!! You will want to be back, because the dinning experience will be as memorable! Good for any occasion, lively... More

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San Francisco Bay Area
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The food is amazing, the service attentive, the atmosphere fun. The slow-roasted pork, the endive and strawberry salad, the tagliatelle, and the brown sugar gelato were all delicious. Good selection of wines. Pricey but worth it.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

I stopped into the Tadich Grill with business associate. We all ordered various pasta dishes. These were not standard fare pasta dishes. There was a very interesting variety of pasta, ravioli and dumplings. My lunch was great and everyone else proclaimed their selections delicious. We were in a bit of a rush and even though they were very busy, I... More

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thailand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I had a lovely dinner with my partner whilst in SF recently at Perbacco. Adriano the Sommelier was extremely knowable with both wines and food and made our evening. Highly recommended

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Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I have walked by this place several times on visits to San Francisco and it is always busy so decided to try it. The service was fabulous. Wine selection interesting. The menu looked great but what I ordered was bland with added salt to try to pump it up. I was very disappointed.

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San Clemente, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We enjoyed Perbacco so much during our last trip to S.F. that we made another reservation this time around. It did not disappoint. The service was again impeccable - our waiter was knowledgeable and helpful. The food was delicious. My husband enjoyed his octopus starter, and our entrees (braised short ribs for him and sauteed scallops for me) were outstanding.... More

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San Francisco, California
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121 reviews 121 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Perrbacco is a very nice place for dinner. Upstairs is a little quieter than down and a little more private. Service was excellent. Are waiter was attentive and very knowledgable made us feel very comfortable. I would say the food is way northern winters comfort food. The pasta are delicious and I think the standouts are any pasta dish with... More

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This was a pleasant dining experience, but I've had better. The restaurant itself is very pretty - romantic and trendy. It is large, but doesn't feel that way owing to the layout, which is very nice. We started with the mixed meat platter. It would have been nice if the server explained what was on the plate. There were some... More

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New Orleans
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Perbacco is large and busy. It's popularity is well deserved. It's diverse menu is much more than Northern Italian. We went twice and did not have a single disappointment. Service was attentive and not pushy.

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