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Financial District
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230 California St., San Francisco, CA 94111 (Battery)
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Houston, TX
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We started with an ethereal (yes, ethereal) heirloom tomato salad with macerated peaches dressed with a touch of olive oil and peppercorns. Wow! Following our out of body experience with the heirloom tomatoes we sampled a couple of pastas. The tagliatelle with braised short ribs was superb. I had the scallops which were beautiful and cooked perfectly although the ratatouille... More 

Thank Mark_RHouston_TX
Redondo Beach, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk in the vibe feels more casual but we were seated upstairs which is more formal and perfect for what we had in mind. Had the signature cocktail, the Perbacco, which was delicious. I'm Italian and pretty picky about my pasta. I have to say of the 5 pasta dishes we ordered, all were wonderful and perfectly made/cooked.... More 

Thank Moorefun4u
Leeds, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Perbacco and decided to stop off at a few bars from Fishermans Wharf all the way to the restaurant, the restaurant itself was well decorated with a bar near the entrance. Our waitress was very polite and the menu itself had lots of choice. My wife and I both had a starter and a main both were tasty.... More 

Thank Zidane76
Berkeley, California
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous Italian food...the burrata and canelloni were outstanding...the service was pretty good and we could hear each other talk! the wine list is extensive and very italian. clearly everything was made on site and taking advantage of the local and fresh produce of summer. the dessert was a wonderful presentation and tasted divine! we will return...

Thank janetperlman
Venice, Florida
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here on our last evening in San Francisco and really enjoyed our meal. I have to agree a little on the waitstaff that they seemed to pick tables to cater to. It wouldn't stop me from eating here but it was noticeable. Some tables were given water, bread, etc. without asking and some had... More 

Thank Sherri B
Vancouver Island, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was looking forward to a wonderful evening with my mom and kids. Mom told waiter we were celebrating my 50th Birthday and her 75th. We made a special trip to this restaurant. Our waiter barely gave us the time of day. He spent more time visiting with the people at the next table and "sampling a beverage". The food was... More 

Thank tamarappeters
New York City, New York
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was great and the food was amazing! We started with the Burrata appetizer, had a pasta course, the Angolotti with braised beef short rib, truffle and red wine sauce, then the pork chop entree, and they were all absolutely DELICIOUS!!! I would go back in a heartbeat!

Thank akr444
New York City, New York
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

To be honest, Perbacco was our backup backup option since we were looking for last minute dinner reservations with a few friends. But we have no regrets coming here. The pesce crudo was delicious. We also tried the scallops, duck, and one of the pasta dishes. Everything was well-cooked and nicely plated. The duck fat potatoes were recommended by our... More 

Thank Edward Y
Denver, Colorado
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I don't give 5 stars but the foodie experience was very close. Superb service...excellent food with a wide variety of choices. Nice plate size and a good vibe in the place. I will be back.

Thank Xbbush
Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We had a group of five for dinner at a large round table. Our dinner was quite good as was the house wine. Service was good as well. One thing that detracted from the experience was that it was quite noisy and we couldn't hear one another across the table.

Thank Leslie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 California St., San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Public Transportation: Bart: Montgomery station. Muni: Market and 1st St. stops.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: 415.955.0663

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Financial District

Neighborhood Profile
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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