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The Embarcadero, Pier 5, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-704-8866
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“paella” (61 reviews)
“tapas” (138 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Embarcadero, Pier 5, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took a group of 8 to Coqueta for dinner on the recommendation of a local. We had a great time. EXCELLENT drink menu and the tapas are all very interesting, flavorful and beautifully presented. I'd return.

Thank AtlantaGATrvlr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before linch we passed by this place to have a drink. The barman was a very friendly guy. Apart from cocktails that were great and made with gin - their speciality, he gave us a number of gins to try and provided with recommendations on...More

Thank Relonch_User_N1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we ordered tasted the same. Yes, the Paella tasted like the meatballs, which tasted like the potatoes, which tasted like the shrimp. It seems like their cooking oil (some kind of chili/vegetable taste) overwhelmed each plate. Add this to being squeezed in the corner...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in the beautiful city of San Francisco on a business trip & my husband accompanied me. The restaurant has great food & good service. We had the opportunity to sample many small plates and liked them all. The server was very helpful in...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were three of us for dinner last night, two locals and me, visiting San Francisco. They recommended this small tapas restaurant right on the Embarcadero, at Pier 5. The outside bar area was chaotic as you would expect for a Friday night, and they...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

The location with a view of the sea is really wonderful and so is the possibility of sitting outside in a sheltered patio observing the wind blowing away the people on the street. Drinks are good, but not too generous (the frothy tops look good,...More

Thank Elena C
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Came in Friday night no reservation, place was packed but where able to get a table for six 20 mins later meanwhile we enjoyed the awesome drinks the had on their menu. Fantastic Gin concoctions. The food was great we ordered several different items to...More

Thank carlissimo74
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Tapas & paella....amazing food with an amazing space & view. Lively and hopping this fits the bill for a fun spot with good food & drink. Paella was excellent. Waiter was so helpful in steering us to shared small bites- salmon was yummy. Gin cocktails...More

Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed May 15, 2017

We dropped in late on a Saturday night with no reservation, but within 10 minutes they'd had a cancellation, so we had a lovely meal at the bar. Took awhile for our server to warm up to us, but the cook behind the counter was...More

Thank jlouisville
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

We went to coqueta with some friends and it was amazing. The food was absolutely perfect. We shared most of the tapas on the menu and they were delicious. I love patatas bravas and coqueta did not disappoint. The drinks were also exquisite. The best...More

Thank Malgorzata S
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Allison H
Is there a dress code?
July 31, 2016|
Answer Show all 14 answers
Response from BayAreaTraveler6338 | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, casual is fine. If you're there in the evening, remember to bring a jacket cause it does get chilly even in the summer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Embarcadero, Pier 5, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-704-8866
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