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Bar Tartine

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$$ - $$$
Mission District
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561 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1114 (16th and 17th Streets)
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Durham, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our daughter and future son-in-law recommended Bar Tartine for our night out in the city when my husband and I visited. It did not disappoint. The Friends & Family menu offers 3 courses (which were actually served as 4 courses) for a set price of $58 each. This is a reasonable price for the variety of taste treats we got.... More 

Thank bmack2014
Community of Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terribly expensive compared to quality of food and service.... Very reduced menu. Awful drinks (house cocktail Rose Geranium and soft drink Ginger Water). We could not finish them! Below average food (did not finish either) and average service.

Thank Marie2812002210
San Diego, California
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126 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd been meeting to eat at Bar Tartine forever, and finally made it in last night. It met, but did not exceed, my expectations. The atmosphere was nice - convivial but not too loud. The food was good (except dessert, but I'll get to that later). It honestly kind of reminded me of all the other trendy places in SF.... More 

Thank 581lily
Los Angeles, California
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Killer Apps try the Lentil balls and actually all the dishes on daily changing menu.Limited menu means they do everything suberb.Service is stellar ask for Allison.May be tough to get a table on weekends so try after 9.15pm

Thank mike h
Beirut, Lebanon
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy atmosphere good for family or business dinner. Everything is excellent: The bread, the camembert onion soup, the pizza, the burger the orechiette pasta... you will be indulged. The service is good but could be better for this restaurant

Thank zk0ussa
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197 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to go here by our Airbnb host and we're so glad we did. The food is fantastic, all very fresh, innovative and so tasty. It is a bit privy at $58 per person but you get 4 generous courses for that. They're also very accommodating with dietary requirements and gave us separate dishes where needed as my... More 

1 Thank Charliet
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Having seen mixed reviews, and going with a friend who knows the owner I was not 100% convinced this was going to be a dining experience I would enjoy. Boy how wrong was I. From the greeting to the farewell everything was fantastic. We had the Motze Monday, where the chef prepares some of their favourite dishes along with something... More 

1 Thank PiranhaPete
Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We went to Bar Tartine last week to celebrate my birthday early, and were incredibly disappointed by the experience -- particularly due to the awful service. I had been to Bar Tartine once before and enjoyed the experience (and likely would've considered the experience 3-4 stars), but this was my boyfriend's first time at the restaurant and we both were... More 

1 Thank tourster
Los Angeles, California, United States
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We stopped in for a pre-dinner appetizer (wish I could have stayed for dinner). The house Chardonnay was great, bread and cheese spread and chopped salad to share we were in heaven.

1 Thank Cheryl K
Helena, Montana
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited because I had a ham and cheese croissant craving. Glad I did. While the weekend line was long, it did move and the people watching was fun. The food was wonderful, buttery, flakey, moist yum.

1 Thank grizmt05

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 561 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1114
    (16th and 17th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: MUNI and BART both stop at Mission and 16th Streets
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighborhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: 415-487-1600

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mission District

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Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighborhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country.
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