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Fresca

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2114 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2224 (California)
(415) 447-2668
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent location and super tasty food -- I'll be back for one of their lunch specials again 😳😘👍👍👍🌟🌟

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Key Biscayne, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am Peruvian and love to eat and try Peruvian's restaurants. The fish they use for the ceviche is really good but they need to improve in the taste.. Service is mediocre and for the price i was expecting something better..

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As my lovely partner is a native of Peru and introduced me to many varieties of great Peruvian food, while in San Francisco, I wanted to surprise her and take her to a place with some of her home cooking. I did my research and narrowed it down to three places: La Mar( a Gaston Acurio restaurant in the Emarcadero);... More 

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Atascadero, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

This place was packed - glad we had a reservation. I had the Pescado a Lo Macho and it was delicious! It was a little imposing to eat but once I pried it off the bone and threw that all in the bowl they provide it was easy to eat, tender and amazing. My husband had a variety of ceviche... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

everything we eat was very good, since we couldnt decide on the ceviche, we did the sampler. all of them were very good. i was partial to the salmon. some had some heat. we also were indecisive on the anticuchos, so again we did the sampler. we would order again. the wine list and beer and cider list were cool.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Tried the ceviche sampler, plantain chips and lamb with chimichurri. Lamb was extremely tender, absolutely perfect. My favorite 3 out of the 6 in ceviche sampler were Ceviche Allanza Lima, Tiradito Pucusana & Tiradito Nikkei. Absolutely delicious!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We met our friends at Fresca on a recommendation from their daughter, who calls San Francisco home. Our friends grew up in Peru and Ecuador said that ther daughter loved the food there. The restaurant serves authentic Peruvian food, is really clean, has great atmosphere and even better food. If you like paella consider adding this to your places to... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Ceviche is one of the pillars of Peruvian food and Fresca missed the mark. I had the Alianza; it was way too spicy (real ceviche in Peru is lemony with a little kick - this was extremely hot). My companions ceviche had a fish bone inside the ceviche. The antichuchos of beef heart were excellent. soft and chewy. I could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Place is really nice. Service was excellent and the paella was really really good! 😊 of course sangria was also good too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the food, everything was flavorful and well-prepared. The only complaint is that some of the portions are small, particularly for the price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $35
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2114 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2224
    (California)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: (415) 447-2668
Description
Only at Fresca will you find A Nouveau Peruvian Cuisine, a modernized style of Peruvian food crafted by Chef Jose Calvo-Perez, son of Julio and Zoila. We are proud to feature both traditional and A Nouveau Culinary styles in modernized presentations. We keep the Peruvian cuisine alive by keeping all traditional Peruvian ingredients and incorporating them into all our creations.

Stop in and become a regular! Lot's of fun things going on here at Fresca and we want you to be a part of it. We have introduced a new weekend brunch menu and we are creating some new Happy Hour menus that will feature some of our fantastic wines and savory appetizers! Yum!

Stop by and meet our new General Manager, Tony Rasmussen and welcome back our Chef, Manuel Rodriguez along with the rest of the team that makes Fresca on Fillmore a fabulous place to dine. Cheers!

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