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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

STARTERS
Toasted Almonds
chili sea salt
5
Marinated Olives
herbs and spices
5
Chef's Selection of Salumi
11
18
BRUSCHETTA
each - $3, three - $8; Choice of:
Bruschetta
roasted tomato condimento, mozzarella, basil, garlic
8
SOUP AND SALADS
Soup of the Day
7
10
Little Gem
anchovy dressing, parmigiano, radishes, house cured anchovy, acme bread crostino
13
Smoked Salmon Salad
corona beans, pickled onion, tomato, lemon aioli
11
14
Butcher
salumi, hearts of romaine, onion, spinach, peppers, mozzarella, giardiniera vinaigrette
10
13
Stone Fruit Panzanella
basil ricotta, frisèe, croutons, balsamic vinaigrette
13
SANDWICHES
served on acme bread or on mariposa gluten free roll
Chicken Milanese
basil aioli, tomato conserva, mozzarella cheese
14
Fennel Sausage
provolone cheese, peppers, arugula, lemon aioli
14
Mushroom Panino
grilled Portobello, balsamic, onion, mizuna, scamorza cheese, peppers
13
PASTAS
Rigatoni alla Bolognese
beef and pork ragu, tomato, rosemary, oregano, parmigiano cheese
17
Orecchiette
"little ears", broccoli di ciccio, fennel sausage, pecorino
17
Fettuccine
braised lamb ragu, tomato, parmigiano
17
Trofi al Pesto "HandTwisted Pasta"
basil-pinenut pesto, potato, haricot vert
17
Farrotto
farro "risotto" - peas, spring onion, mint meyer lemon, parmigiano
17
MAINS
From the Sea
daily fish preparation
20
Pollo alla Cacciatora - Braised Chicken Thighs
porcini mushrooms, peppers, olives, tomato, potato puree
17
Polpette – Sicilian Pork Meatballs
pine nuts, raisins, tomato sugo, peperonata
17
Roasted Pork Shoulder
seasonal stone fruit salad, polenta
17
SIDES
Fried Brussels Sprouts
capers, anchovy vinaigrette
6
Roasted Cauliflower
almonds condimento, bread crumbs
6
CHEESES
one $7, two $12, three $15
Robiola Tre Latti
mostarda di frutta - cow, goat and sheep's milk, mild flavor, unpasteurized
Gorgonzola Dolce
honey pears - blue cow's milk, buttery, crumbly
Fontina
red wine cherry - cow's milk, semi – soft, buttery and nutty flavor
Fiore Sardo
quince paste - pecorino sardo, sheep milk, hard texture
G- RATED BEVERAGES
Galvanina Ginger Beer
Organic Italian Ginger Beer
6
Lurisia Italian Soda
choose from chinotto, aranciata or gazzosa
6
Lurisia Bottled Water
Italian Sparkling and Still Water (Zero sodium) 375ml/750ml
5
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Buzzing restaurant. Food good quality and well cooked. Wine card fine. Staff good. Tables bit cramped.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank T8821NXdavidm
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved Barbacco when we ate here two years ago and I consider it to be even better now. This casual Italian restaurant stood only a few blocks from our hotel in the Financial District so it was most convenient for a dinner one night,...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Rumples
Reviewed November 12, 2019 via mobile

I came here for dinner with a few colleagues for a business dinner. I had the Saffron Spaghetti and the chocolate cake for dessert. It was delicious and I would definitely return on my next trip back to San Francisco.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank JanetAR76
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Informal dinner with some colleagues. Food was great and they happily adjusted some dishes for some members of the party. It is a noisy place - so not good for a quiet dinner.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank T6209SKcherylc
Reviewed June 19, 2019

It’s not the first time at this place. However, everything we love about this place.,they serve perfectly grilled octopus and super tender skirt stake . Also they have huge variety of pastas and creative appetizers and salads at the reasonable cost . Friendly and attentive...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Marishecka
Reviewed May 25, 2019

We went to a business lunch, party of 8 at Barbacco. This is the smaller sized sister restaurant to Perbacco located right next door on the 200 block of California Street in the Financial District in San Francisco. We had a nice table near the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Chris F
Reviewed May 23, 2019

We stumbled upon this restaurant, and it's a great little find! Excellent, authentic Italian food, with a nice, varied menu. The service was outstanding, helpful and friendly. Would definitely go back!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank RenoTraveler03
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Delicious italian bistro food/bar. Seating is not super comfortable but the food and service more than makes up for it. We started with an excellent little gem lettuce salad. One order was enough for three people. We also split the buratta salad served with tomato...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank lasereyesdoc
Reviewed April 8, 2019

The salad was big enough to share, I didn't - so good. The halibut was seared, yet cooked thru and delicately flakey. The was served on top of fresh green baby peas, and fresh sliced asparagus with a very lite but flavorful white wine sauce...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 10sbabe
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Visited for dinner, booked in advance for 10 PM and arrived on time. Our waiter Carlos was fine however it appeared the the manager was directing him to hurry us up to the extent our mains were brought out whilst we were still eating our...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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