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Wed, 2/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner

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Crab & Artichoke Dip
parmesan, herb breadcrumbs, onions, brick-oven flatbread crisps
Calamari Misto
artichokes, zucchini, squash, housemade artichoke tartar, housemade marinara
Tomato-Basil Bruschetta
Roma tomatoes, pesto, fresh basil, herb oil
Crispy "Caprese"
fried hand-pulled fresh mozzarella, herb breadcrumbs, housemade pesto, tomato jam, Pecorino Romano, micro basil
Brussels Sprouts & Pancetta
vanilla butter
Caramelized Cauliflower
fresh herbs, EVOO, herbed mascarpone
Prosciutto & Burrata with Grilled Asparagus
lemon vinaigrette, Pecorino Romano, 10 year balsamic, EVOO
Sicilian Meatballs
Pecorino Romano, fresh herb mix, pistachios
Portabella Mushroom Soup
Chef's Soup of the Day
Organic Field Greens
chèvre, pumpkin seeds, EVOO
Caesar Salad
parmesan, garlic croutons
Charred Kale Salad
golden raisins, quinoa, pumpkin seeds, sweet truffle vinaigrette, Pecorino Romano
Roquefort Blue Cheese Salad
romaine hearts, bacon, Roma tomatoes, toasted hazelnuts
The Palomino Chop Chop
smoked turkey, wine salami, provolone, fresh basil, garbanzo beans, parmesan, crisp romaine, tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette
Maple Marinated Chicken Salad
grilled chicken, warm pecan crusted blue cheese, organic mixed greens, romaine hearts, pears, candied pecans, maple vinaigrette
Seafood Louie Salad
Dungeness crab, poached prawns, cucumber, avocado, asparagus, tomato, traditional dressing
Sautéed Prawns & Quinoa Bowl
artichoke hearts, Kalamata olives, organic mixed greens, fresh tomato salsa, balsamic vinaigrette
Made with locally sourced pasta. Manini's naturally gluten free pasta available upon request
Ragù di Carne
pappardelle, braised beef, red wine demi-glace, Parmigiano Reggiano, cream, burrata
Baked Four Cheese Rotini
fontina, mozzarella, parmesan, asiago, mascarpone, toasted breadcrumbs
Rigatoni Bolognese
housemade hot Italian sausage, San Marzano tomatoes, roasted red pepper cream, Grana Padano
Fettuccine Frutti di Mare
gluten-free pasta, prawns, scallops, smoked salmon, fresh spinach, alfredo sauce, Pecorino Romano
Spaghetti Amatriciana
San Marzano tomato sauce, guanciale, chili flakes, EVOO, ricotta salata
All pizzas can be made on our housemade gluten free crust +$2
Fresh Roma & Mozzarella
housemade San Marzano marinara, fresh basil, shaved garlic
Incredible Pepperoni
aged mozzarella, housemade San Marzano marinara
Housemade Hot Italian Sausage & Mushroom
aged mozzarella, red chili flakes, housemade San Marzano marinara
hand-pulled fresh mozzarella, caramelized onions, spicy roasted red peppers, Pecorino Romano, fresh basil, chili peppers
Pollo e Spinaci
organic rotisserie chicken, four cheese sauce, housemade smoked mozzarella, spinach, roasted peppers
Guanciale & Truffle
hand-pulled fresh mozzarella, butter braised wild mushrooms, caramelized onions, shaved garlic, pickled red onions, fresh herbs
Braised Short Rib
cauliflower mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, butter braised mushrooms, smoked paprika, red wine braising reduction
Palomino Burger*
All-natural hormone-free beef, chorizo, Cambozola, Dijonnaise, basil pesto, freshly baked bun. Gluten free bun available upon request
Steak Frites*
crisp herb thin fries, marinated roasted garlic, Dijonnaise
Grilled Filet Mignon*
Roquefort blue cheese risotto cake, roasted seasonal mushrooms, crispy onion strings, cabernet demi-glace
Chicken Marsala
roasted crimini mushrooms, sweet marsala sauce, fresh spaghetti "aglio e olio"
Chicken Parmesan
housemade San Marzano marinara, fresh housemade mozzarella, Parmigiano Reggiano, fresh spaghetti "aglio e olio"
Organic Rotisserie Chicken
cauliflower mashed potatoes, toasted shallots & garlic green beans, roasted chicken jus
Asiago-Almond Crusted Scallops
lemon asparagus risotto, toasted almonds, lemon beurre blanc
Prawn Scampi
garlic butter, capers, cherry tomatoes, white wine, fresh spaghetti "aglio e olio", garlic bread
Italian Manhattan
Templeton rye, Amaro Nonino, Antica Formula vermouth, orange bitters, Luxarado cherry
Botanist gin, Amaro Averna Siciliano, Campari, orange bitters
Rob Roy
Monkey Shoulder scotch, Antica Formula vermouth, Luxardo Maraschino liqueur, lemon bitters, Luxardo cherry
Woodford Reserve Rye, St. George Absinthe, bitters, lemon peel
Cask-Aged Old Fashioned
Old Forester bourbon, Solerno Blood Orange liqueur, cherry bitters, barrel-aged in-house for 30 days
Lavender Cosmo
Absolut Mandrin, Giffard Crème de Violette, Cointreau, fresh lime sour, cranberry juice, lavender sugar
Grey Goose La Poire, ginger liqueur, splash of Bols triple sec
Lemon Drop
Absolut Citron, Caravella Limoncello, lemon bitters, fresh lemon sour
Grey Goose vodka, strawberry puree, prosecco float
Palomino Martini
Tito's Handmade vodka or Bombay Sapphire gin, dry vermouth, choice of Roquefort blue cheese stuffed olives or lemon twist
Scratch Margarita
El Jimador tequila, Bols triple sec, fresh lime juice, housemade margarita mix
Moscow Mule
Smirnoff vodka, ginger beer, fresh lime
Blueberry Smash
Stoli Blueberi vodka, blueberries, fresh sweet & sour
Long Island Iced Tea
Captain Morgan spiced rum, Smirnoff vodka, Beefeater gin, El Jimador tequila, Cointreau
The "Original" Mojito
Bacardi superior, muddled mint, lime, splash of soda
Sparkling Raspberry Mojito
Cruzan Raspberry rum, fresh lime sour, raspberry puree, prosecco
Palomino Bloody Mary
Stoli Hot Jalapeño vodka, house smoked mozzarella, pepperoni, kalamata olives, herb salt
$30 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews crab dip pizza asparagus risotto crab louis thanksgiving dinner tiramisu donuts sandwich fries bay bridge late night stop our waiter nice view of the bay bar scene casual meal during happy hour public transportation
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice experience. had a happy hour first nice views of the bridge lit up at night and then we dined and the Sunday special very good deal. Walked over after our tour of the ATT ballpark and before heading to Fleetwood Mac concert at the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Doreen W
Management R, Manager at Palomino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Doreen W, we are so happy to read such a great review about Palomino Restaurant & Bar! We're glad to hear we delivered such a great experience. If there's anything further we can do for you, we are happy to help!

Reviewed January 11, 2019

Hay look at the logo... absolutely eye-catching. I'm just visiting my dear granny since last Chrismas... well I came with her to have a dinner, you know what she is the one who drives all the way. she is almost 65 and she can drive...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bobbyjayjay2
Management R, Manager at Palomino, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Bobbyjayjay2, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed December 28, 2018

My mother wanted to treat me and my sisters to a holiday meal and made a reservation at Palomino. We arrived an hour early, to enjoy a drink at the bar. The cocktail and wine lists were very robust, and there was a happy hour...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rachel E
Management R, Manager at Palomino, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Hi Rachel , thank you so much for your positive comments about Palomino Restaurant & Bar! We believe we also have one of the best Happy Hours in the city so please check it out; everyday from 3 pm to close at our bar &...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Our waiter Wes made a great meal and amazing experience! He is warm, personable, and of course knowledgeable about the menu. He offered excellent advice and friendly service. The food and ambiance are wonderful, but Wes truly made our night special.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cathi D
Management R, Manager at Palomino, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did, we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Palomino Restaurant & Bar! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We were walking around sf and wanted Italian food. The Palomino was recommended so we decided to give it a try. The artichoke crab dip was DELICIOUS to start with. Also tried the fettuccini with scallops, salmon, and shrimp in it. I wish we lived...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Calinda C
Management R, Manager at Palomino, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Hi Calinda C, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! Thanks for taking the time to leave us this information about your recent visit. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed August 7, 2018

We ate here twice when looking for Italian food. Had a happy hour table the first time with a limited menu and ate in the main restaurant the seconds time. Both meals were nice and the service was fine (although nothing exceptional). The menu was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank critique17
Management R, Manager at Palomino, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day! If you ever need anything else from us, please feel free to give us a call or stop by. Have an awesome day!

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to a nice dinner out and have always wanted the try Palomino. I was a little put off by the prior reviews, but figured we would give it a try. Unfortunately, it really was just a so-so experience. We had a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Management R, Manager at Palomino, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Hi Mamatibs, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. I would like to get some more details about your experience with us. If you have...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Had a nice lunch here with friends. The restaurant was not overly crowded and we were able to have lunch and linger in conversation afterwards without feeling pressure to move on. This SF establishment is located in the old Hills Brothers Coffee Building on The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 550dianec
Management R, Manager at Palomino, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. If you ever need anything else from us, please feel free to give us a call or stop by. Have an awesome day!

Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

The food was fabulous, the waitstaff entertaining and the service excellent. We had a large group after a Giants game and they seated us right away. I don’t remember what everyone ordered, but my fiancé and I had a great meal. ASIAGO-ALMOND CRUSTED SCALLOPS LEMON...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mary Kay T
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Good food, nice atmosphere, friendly staff from the host to the waiter. Quick service for lunch hour.

Date of visit: June 2018
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