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Bistro Central Parc

560 Central Ave, San Francisco, CA 94117-1313
+1 415-931-7272
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ratatouille” (5 reviews)
“steak frites” (5 reviews)
“foie gras” (3 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
560 Central Ave, San Francisco, CA 94117-1313
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 6:30 dinner reservation and were seated immediately. As the evening progressed the crowd thinned out...on a Saturday night. Huh? This place is relatively isolated in a residential neighborhood and, as I understand it, is patronized primarily by locals. As someone said, it's...More

1  Thank George d
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This was not my first time on this place, but the first time after a while. Again, I was not disappointed. The food was good, simple and creative at the same time, the service effective, the atmosphere cozy and easygoing. I will for sure go...More

1  Thank marrei
Reviewed 3 April 2017

These folks really believe in the art of presentation of food. From pasta dishes to scallop entrees, they did a beautiful job.

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Wonderful restaurant and atmosphere! We came across this by accident really. We were a few blocks away at another restaurant that was so over crowded, they told us it was going to be about a 3 hour wait. So, we decided to do a google...More

1  Thank Brian N
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Went here since it was walking distance from where we staying and the reviews seemed positive. Our group (6 of us) thought the food was good but neither remarkable nor memorable, and expected more, perhaps a special New Year's Eve menu. The service was average...More

Thank Mindi P
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The restaurant was recommended to us from a friend who lives near this place. All seven of us decided to celebrate our birthdays, on one night, at Bistro Central Parc, an hour away from our Bay Area homes. The effort was well worth. The food,...More

1  Thank Peripatetics-west
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Stopped in here on a busy Saturday night and had a wonderful meal. The service was great, and the food was superb and excellently presented. We were a large group of 6, looking for something somewhat last minute. When I called to make a reservation,...More

1  Thank TAGTripAd
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden spot that has withstood the change in ownership of a very charming man who retired a couple of years ago. A lot of that amazing French charm left with him but some is still there. The food, staff, and servicevis good....More

1  Thank KathieVee
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Our breakfast here was wonderful. Eggs Benedict, eggs florentine, fluffy pancakes and fresh squeezed orange juice. It was so delicious, fresh and well done that we made reservations for dinner! Dinner is also recommended by our family of six, including two children.

1  Thank naeray2016
Reviewed 14 September 2016

French food doesn't have to be terribly expensive to be good. I love this place because it can be any great neighborhood place in Paris, a place where families are welcome, were you can go grab something to eat at the bar while enjoying a...More

1  Thank Petisita
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 Central Ave, San Francisco, CA 94117-1313
    (Corner of Grove and Central)
  • Public Transportation: buses: 21, 5, 43 within one block on Masonic Street buses: 71, 6, 66 within 4 blocks on Haight Street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-931-7272
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Bistro Central Parc is tucked away in the Neighborhood of NOPA... The food is spectacular and the atmosphere is casual and fun. White table cloth food without the tablecloths. The Kitchen staff has been together for over 10 years and the pride is shown in every dish served. Bistro Central Parc is truly a San Francisco secret little Gem
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