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40 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802
+1 415-986-6491
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (128 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

A friend took me here recently, and wow, I was really blown away by the friendly bartender and the wonderful oysters and crab cakes. Fresh, flavorful, and nicely seasoned. Have a drink at the bar and chat, enjoy the food and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Tyche75
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We felt like we were back in Paris! The ambience and the service. They have a section just for the different types of preparations of mussels. incredible!! We tried two of them and each were fantastic and so yummy!! the Plouf and the mariniere. I...More

Thank Erica C
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Wow! I ordered the Plouf mussels & clams. It was a perfect, light lunch. Available with five other sauces (some with cream, others with wine, curry, you get the idea). I enjoyed the Plouf and am coming back for the others. Best of all, Pierre...More

Thank Skiier-BGS
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

On vaca with wife and toddler. Wife went for a haircut and staff recommended this local Italian joint. Service is a little rough round the edges but it's meant well. Forgot to bring high chair. Forgot the water.. but somehow it doesn't bother me at...More

Thank Edmund C
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This has long been one of our favorite San Francisco restaurants. Location is superb, on pedestrian Belden Alley with outdoor seating, near BART & downtown. We always order mussels and fries, well-prepared. Party atmosphere and loud inside. Many years ago the food was a little...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Nestled in a small alleyway amongst several restaurants, we visited on a weekday lunch. We easily got a table and in fact even through the lunchtime “rush”, the place was never more than about 40% full however do not let that put you off. The...More

Thank Colin_777-300
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Great spot, you can eat inside at the bar or on the closed in patio that has heat lamps (a must in SF!). Happy hour oysters were outstanding and the $1 can't be beat. Big selection of draft beers and wine plus a full bar....More

Thank Tamara T
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

All of the staff are wonderful. I ordered one plate and then it wasn’t what I expected. The owner came by asked how it was and even thought I said it was good he insisted he bring me another plate. Which was amazing. I recommend...More

Thank Funtravels1234
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I had the Hawaiian Butter Fish. Before this, I had never tried Hawaiian food. After this dining experience, I'm not sure that I would go out of my way to have Hawaiian cuisine. This is not to say that I had a bad experience at...More

Thank lacke010
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went for drink with some clients. Waiter was great, food tasted good -- I have Hawaiian Butter Fish on risotto....was dang tasty. Others at the table enjoyed their food as well. I'd go back; great side street location with inside or outside seating.

Thank Dan A
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$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802
    (Bush & Kearny)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-986-6491
  • E-mail
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