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220 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4401
+1 415-955-1919
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“orecchiette” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk in there is a long counter to the left and table seating on the opposite side. Narrow and comfortable setting & seating. Lively buzz, feel good ambiance. Great menu, big variety of tasty choices. We started out with the roasted octopus accompanied...More

Thank Debi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was friendly. The noise level was low. The food was excellent. We had the liver appetizer, fish dinner and butterscotch paneccotta. All dishes were great. We also had one of their pasta entrees. And enjoyed that as well. The wine sending was good...More

Thank S T
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Swung by Barbacco after a movie at the Embarcadero Center. We didn’t have a reservation, so we were pleasantly surprised by how quickly we were able to get in on a Saturday night. Our server was super knowledgeable about the food and super accommodating with...More

Thank Yosh S
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We went to this Italian trattoria for dinner on my birthday, based on a recommendation from our hotel, and had a delightful experience. The staff were exceptionally upbeat and friendly, and we had a knowledgeable, attentive waiter, who was totally customer-focused. We enjoyed the food...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We've dined at Perbacco and thought we try the "light" version right next door. Sure, it's smaller (still long from front to back) and the tables/booths are across from the bar and the TVs. Yes, it's "louder". However, it is exactly what one would expect...More

Thank johnnnita
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I came in for a business trip and wanted to meet a friend for dinner so made a reservation through the online site. Was kind of annoyed that we didn't get a table, since we were just seated very closely at the bar and it...More

Thank Mimi T
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Four of us arrived around 1:00 on Wednesday, the restaurant was very crowded and noisy, we had a short wait for lunch. The service was good, however, with a busy restaurant we had to ask for bread and butter and water more than once before...More

Thank ElaineRioVista_CA
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Had the faro risotto, with butternut squash and truffle oil. It was excellent and very filling. My husband had the meatballs. I got a taste, and they were wonderful. The service was excellent. Tables are too close together. The noise level is extremely high. If...More

Thank Kelsey1976
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful evening at this restaurant. Out of everything I tried I would recommend the fettuccine. Also, the meatball dish was excellent with a little spice. The Brussel sprouts are surprising with the acidic kick that is added. Also, they have beautiful cheese...More

Thank GoBigRed10
Reviewed 22 August 2017

At a business lunch, we shared the Orecchiette (very good) and the Paccheri All' Ameritriciana (which has a unique smokey tomato flavor). We started with the roasted eggplant (also very good) and the fried brussels sprouts, which was better than any roasted or fried brussels...More

Thank Kate B
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,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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 - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4401
  • Public Transportation: Embarcadero Bart Station, Embarcadero Muni Station and all lines that run through Market Street.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-955-1919
  • E-mail
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