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Palomino

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
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STARTERS & SHAREABLES
$16.5
Crab & Artichoke Dip
parmesan, herb breadcrumbs, onions, brick-oven flatbread crisps
$15.0
Calamari Misto
artichokes, zucchini, squash, housemade artichoke tartar, housemade marinara
$10.5
Tomato-Basil Bruschetta
Roma tomatoes, pesto, fresh basil, herb oil
$11.0
Crispy "Caprese"
fried hand-pulled fresh mozzarella, herb breadcrumbs, housemade pesto, tomato jam, Pecorino Romano, micro basil
$10.0
Brussels Sprouts & Pancetta
vanilla butter
$9.0
Caramelized Cauliflower
fresh herbs, EVOO, herbed mascarpone
$14.0
Prosciutto & Burrata with Grilled Asparagus
lemon vinaigrette, Pecorino Romano, 10 year balsamic, EVOO
$10.0
Sicilian Meatballs
Pecorino Romano, fresh herb mix, pistachios
SOUPS & SALADS
$9.0
Portabella Mushroom Soup
$8.0
Chef's Soup of the Day
$8.0
Organic Field Greens
chèvre, pumpkin seeds, EVOO
$8.5
Caesar Salad
parmesan, garlic croutons
$9.0
Charred Kale Salad
golden raisins, quinoa, pumpkin seeds, sweet truffle vinaigrette, Pecorino Romano
$9.0
Roquefort Blue Cheese Salad
romaine hearts, bacon, Roma tomatoes, toasted hazelnuts
ENTREE SALADS
$11.0
$18.0
The Palomino Chop Chop
smoked turkey, wine salami, provolone, fresh basil, garbanzo beans, parmesan, crisp romaine, tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette
$23.0
Maple Marinated Chicken Salad
grilled chicken, warm pecan crusted blue cheese, organic mixed greens, romaine hearts, pears, candied pecans, maple vinaigrette
$27.0
Seafood Louie Salad
Dungeness crab, poached prawns, cucumber, avocado, asparagus, tomato, traditional dressing
$21.0
Sautéed Prawns & Quinoa Bowl
artichoke hearts, Kalamata olives, organic mixed greens, fresh tomato salsa, balsamic vinaigrette
FRESH PASTA
Made with locally sourced pasta. Manini's naturally gluten free pasta available upon request
$23.0
Ragù di Carne
pappardelle, braised beef, red wine demi-glace, Parmigiano Reggiano, cream, burrata
$21.0
Baked Four Cheese Rotini
fontina, mozzarella, parmesan, asiago, mascarpone, toasted breadcrumbs
$23.0
Rigatoni Bolognese
housemade hot Italian sausage, San Marzano tomatoes, roasted red pepper cream, Grana Padano
$27.0
Fettuccine Frutti di Mare
gluten-free pasta, prawns, scallops, smoked salmon, fresh spinach, alfredo sauce, Pecorino Romano
$19.0
Spaghetti Amatriciana
San Marzano tomato sauce, guanciale, chili flakes, EVOO, ricotta salata
ARTISAN PIZZAS
All pizzas can be made on our housemade gluten free crust +$2
$13.0
Fresh Roma & Mozzarella
housemade San Marzano marinara, fresh basil, shaved garlic
$14.0
Incredible Pepperoni
aged mozzarella, housemade San Marzano marinara
$15.0
Housemade Hot Italian Sausage & Mushroom
aged mozzarella, red chili flakes, housemade San Marzano marinara
$16.0
Capicola
hand-pulled fresh mozzarella, caramelized onions, spicy roasted red peppers, Pecorino Romano, fresh basil, chili peppers
$16.0
Pollo e Spinaci
organic rotisserie chicken, four cheese sauce, housemade smoked mozzarella, spinach, roasted peppers
$16.0
Guanciale & Truffle
hand-pulled fresh mozzarella, butter braised wild mushrooms, caramelized onions, shaved garlic, pickled red onions, fresh herbs
MEAT, POULTRY & SEAFOOD
$29.0
Braised Short Rib
cauliflower mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, butter braised mushrooms, smoked paprika, red wine braising reduction
$18.5
Palomino Burger*
All-natural hormone-free beef, chorizo, Cambozola, Dijonnaise, basil pesto, freshly baked bun. Gluten free bun available upon request
$27.0
Steak Frites*
crisp herb thin fries, marinated roasted garlic, Dijonnaise
$39.0
Grilled Filet Mignon*
Roquefort blue cheese risotto cake, roasted seasonal mushrooms, crispy onion strings, cabernet demi-glace
$23.0
Chicken Marsala
roasted crimini mushrooms, sweet marsala sauce, fresh spaghetti "aglio e olio"
$25.0
Chicken Parmesan
housemade San Marzano marinara, fresh housemade mozzarella, Parmigiano Reggiano, fresh spaghetti "aglio e olio"
$27.0
Organic Rotisserie Chicken
cauliflower mashed potatoes, toasted shallots & garlic green beans, roasted chicken jus
$32.0
Asiago-Almond Crusted Scallops
lemon asparagus risotto, toasted almonds, lemon beurre blanc
$27.0
Prawn Scampi
garlic butter, capers, cherry tomatoes, white wine, fresh spaghetti "aglio e olio", garlic bread
COCKTAILS
CRAFTED
$12.0
Italian Manhattan
Templeton rye, Amaro Nonino, Antica Formula vermouth, orange bitters, Luxarado cherry
$11.0
Negroni
Botanist gin, Amaro Averna Siciliano, Campari, orange bitters
$12.0
Rob Roy
Monkey Shoulder scotch, Antica Formula vermouth, Luxardo Maraschino liqueur, lemon bitters, Luxardo cherry
$13.0
Sazerac
Woodford Reserve Rye, St. George Absinthe, bitters, lemon peel
$13.0
Cask-Aged Old Fashioned
Old Forester bourbon, Solerno Blood Orange liqueur, cherry bitters, barrel-aged in-house for 30 days
MARTINIS
$11.0
Lavender Cosmo
Absolut Mandrin, Giffard Crème de Violette, Cointreau, fresh lime sour, cranberry juice, lavender sugar
$12.5
Ginger-Pear
Grey Goose La Poire, ginger liqueur, splash of Bols triple sec
$12.0
Lemon Drop
Absolut Citron, Caravella Limoncello, lemon bitters, fresh lemon sour
$12.5
Supernova
Grey Goose vodka, strawberry puree, prosecco float
$13.0
Palomino Martini
Tito's Handmade vodka or Bombay Sapphire gin, dry vermouth, choice of Roquefort blue cheese stuffed olives or lemon twist
HOUSE SPECIALTIES
$11.0
Scratch Margarita
El Jimador tequila, Bols triple sec, fresh lime juice, housemade margarita mix
$10.0
Moscow Mule
Smirnoff vodka, ginger beer, fresh lime
$10.5
Blueberry Smash
Stoli Blueberi vodka, blueberries, fresh sweet & sour
$11.0
Long Island Iced Tea
Captain Morgan spiced rum, Smirnoff vodka, Beefeater gin, El Jimador tequila, Cointreau
$10.0
The "Original" Mojito
Bacardi superior, muddled mint, lime, splash of soda
$11.0
Sparkling Raspberry Mojito
Cruzan Raspberry rum, fresh lime sour, raspberry puree, prosecco
$10.5
Palomino Bloody Mary
Stoli Hot Jalapeño vodka, house smoked mozzarella, pepperoni, kalamata olives, herb salt
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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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