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“Great tapa place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bocadillos

Bocadillos
710 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2104 (Financial District)
415-982-2622
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Ranked #815 of 4,923 restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, Contemporary
Neighborhood: Financial District
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Financial District
San Francisco, California, USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Great tapa place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have a few out-of-town girlfriends visiting earlier this month, and this restaurant happen to have a deal that I couldn't resist. They don't take reservation but six of us were seated immediately and the wait staff was very patient explaining the menu to us. We tried the staff's recommendation, and everything is delicious - especially the chicken liver mousse, potato fries and halibut ceviche. I'll definitely go back again with friends.

Visited October 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good, but not outstanding”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Many people recommended this restaurant, but it doesn't seem to live up to its reputation. The food is not bad, but I have eaten in better tapas restaurants in the US and overseas. Even in San Francisco you can go to Zarzuela instead.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Walnut Creek, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Discovery of great SF Tapas Bar!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

Love this place! First time here, and there was little or nothing to dislike. The tapas plates were flavorful & distinct, the service was friendly & efficient without being annoying, and the ambiance rivaled anything we experienced in Spain. The prices were neither cheap nor exorbitant ($5 for a good draft beer in a huge glass); with one clean unisex bathroom for a relatively small dining area. Our voucher from TravelZoo was graciously received and we sat near a window ideal for people-watching. It was somewhat confusing that the website & voucher clearly said no reservations, but there were many tables marked as reserved. The restaurant is open for all three meals, but we chose dinner and nearby parking garages were not difficult to find mid-week. All the dishes were delicious, but the "Arm of the Gypsy" dessert is a must, if for no other reason than the intriguing name, lol!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hampstead
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Lots of yummy little plates”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Our group of 6 enjoyed tasting and sharing a lot of small plates. They had a great variety of delicious foods -- halibut ceviche, seasonal mushrooms, shrimp beets, corn salad, beef tongue and lots more. Desserts were great too -- crème brulee, chocolate cake. It was a fun place but small. The staff was helpful and attentive. The unisex bathroom was in the middle of the room which was kinda weird. Overall, I'd recommend Bocadillo's for an interesting, tasty evening.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Tapas with style”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Enjoyed this hidden dining location next door to the Transamerica Pyramid. Tapas were delicious, flavors were very distinct and vivid, the plate size was just right, served in style. Speaking of style, the atmosphere is modern, little candles on red brick walls, dark wooden furniture, very clean. Their wine selection is limited, but the wines are very good. Try it. Especially if you never had tapas before, you'll like it.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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