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“Great food, great staff-- I'd go again and again”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Paul K Restaurant - CLOSED

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Paul K Restaurant
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: Mediterranean, American, Contemporary, Middle Eastern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
Cross street: Oak St.
Transit: BART: Civic Center station; Muni Metro: Van Ness; Muni Market Street Trolley 'F' Line: Gough St.; Muni Bus Stop: 6,7,66,71
Syracuse, New York
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28 restaurant reviews
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“Great food, great staff-- I'd go again and again”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2011

Fresh food, freshly prepared-- that should be the motto for Paul K's restaurant. A small, intimate place, the folks in my party raved about everything they were served. An interesting mix of flavors and textures, each dish from first to last shone. I actually went two nights in a row, sampling different dishes each night, each time with a group of 4 friends. The cocktails before dinner were well-prepared, the wait staff was friendly and informative, the wine suggestions were excellent. I plan to visit whenever I'm in the Bay Area.

Visited July 2010
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Phoenix
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice dinner near Opera House”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2010

My teenage daughter and I wanted to eat at a restaurant near the Opera House, where we were seeing The Nutcracker. Paul K is a nice little restaurant with interesting choices and a reasonable price. We split a salad, had the sea bass and skirt steak and one glass of wine for about $75. The service was fine, and we enjoyed our dinner. It is about a 5 minute walk to the Opera House.

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Bay Area
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“seafood entrees are excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2009

We tried two dishes: "Pan seared tombo tuna loin, roasted eggplant and red bell peppers, capered salsa verde" and "Mixed seafood plate, artichoke, potato, leeks, saffron tomato broth." Both were excellent, and I loved everything about the food, atmosphere and service.

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Bay Area
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
“Great for pre- and post-opera dining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2009

Opera house is 5 blocks away. Great food at reasonable prices
Very nice Sunday brunch. The “fry up” is deadly with eggs, bacon, sausage, potatos, and brioche.
Bottomless mimosas.
Delicious dinners with small plate options. The scrumptuous and plentiful mezza plate had little lamb chops, lamb schawarma, baba ganoush, feta cheese, olives, and yogurt. There is a vegetarian version.
The tuna was accompanied by delectable grilled eggplant. The leg of lamb looked good.
The wines by the glass were very good, especially the Meritage.
The Paul K sundae with pistachio ice cream is a real winner. There is also a chocolate decadence and sorbet of the day.
Only negative is the entry way; sometimes not staffed and door swings in, rather than out which creates a bottleneck and safety hazard.

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“Fab brunch, attentive friendly service. Bottomless Mimosas & bottomless Bloody Mary's, $10 ... say no more.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2009

Fab brunch, attentive friendly service. Bottomless Mimosas & bottomless Bloody Mary's, $10 ... say no more.

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