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“supurb Nouveau Peruvian Cuisine”
Review of Fresca

Fresca
Ranked #519 of 5,922 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $35
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Pacific Heights
Cross street: California
Description: Only at Fresca will you find A Nouveau Peruvian Cuisine, a modernized style of Peruvian food crafted by Chef Jose Calvo-Perez, son of Julio and Zoila. We are proud to feature both traditional and A Nouveau Culinary styles in modernized presentations. We keep the Peruvian cuisine alive by keeping all traditional Peruvian ingredients and incorporating them into all our creations. Stop in and become a regular! Lot's of fun things going on here at Fresca and we want you to be a part of it. We have introduced a new weekend brunch menu and we are creating some new Happy Hour menus that will feature some of our fantastic wines and savory appetizers! Yum! Stop by and meet our new General Manager, Tony Rasmussen and welcome back our Chef, Manuel Rodriguez along with the rest of the team that makes Fresca on Fillmore a fabulous place to dine. Cheers!
Reviewed July 11, 2012

There are three Fresca's in San Francisco now. Fillmore Street, Portal Ave. and 24th in Noe Valley. Tonight we ate at 24th street. 4 sampler ceviche was heavenly, one was mango ginger, another coconut, another typical mixed and anther was very very lime, then the main courses, 2 of us had the mixed seafood with rice, another the pear and pork chop and another the chicken.. the drinks were unique and refeshinh, three had sangria and I had virgin mojato with black berries..

The whole experience was genuinely worth it and the attention to detail enjoyed. If a table in the corner of young women (someone's 21st birthday) hadn't been so loud the experience would have been perfect.

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Reviewed June 16, 2012

Ceviche 5 different flavors. Tapas abound with Spanish wines to match. Gluten aware, just ask. Place fills quickly, reserve. The kitchen bar is great.

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Reviewed June 14, 2012

Their trio ceviches, grilled whole fish with (very mild) sweet and spicy sauce were tasty and fresh. Plantain chips with sea salt and garlic favor were good, but a little pricy; five bucks for five small pieces.

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Reviewed May 5, 2012

Great food, amazing salmon tacos, just the right size for lunch or drinks with friends!

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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Went to Fresca on Fillmore Street in San Francisco and it was a surprise! It's a rather crowded restaurant, tables close together, noise level very high, but the Peruvian food is EXCELLENT. We started out with a ceviche sampler which was good, a bit tart and a bit spicy, but good. The entress were exceptional. One person had the rib eye with a fried egg on top and he said it was the best he's ever had. I had the wok fried steak which I absolutely loved and would return to have it. Another person had what was like a cioppino, but I can't recall what it was. She said the flavors were great! I also had the moulton chocolate cake and I think it was the very best one I've ever had and I have them whenever they are on the menu. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. Parking is a bit hard, but if you are persistent you will find a place.

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Thank NancySF
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