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2114 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2224 (California)
+1 415-447-2668
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Fresca was a recommendation from out Our AirBnB host, and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious, and the service was great. This was possibly my favourite meal during our three week vacation in the US. Thank you!

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Thank Ellissa T
hailey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were shopping on Fillmore street and literally stumbled into Fresca. We didn't spend a lot of time looking for a lunch place and by the time we were hungry, we looked up and there it was! We shared the Peruvian slow braised pork ($15) It was served with rice, roasted sweet potatoes and pinto beans and a slice of... More 

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Thank Dale C
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This one of a number of restaurants in the Fillmore area of Pacific Heights. We thought the ceviche was good and between us we tried a variety of main courses. The meat skewers are a good option if you don't want a large main course. I tried the whole cooked branzino fish which was excellent. It's fried lightly and served... More 

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Alameda, California
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent location and super tasty food -- I'll be back for one of their lunch specials again 😳😘👍👍👍🌟🌟

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Key Biscayne, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I am Peruvian and love to eat and try Peruvian's restaurants. The fish they use for the ceviche is really good but they need to improve in the taste.. Service is mediocre and for the price i was expecting something better..

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Thank sandraubillus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

As my lovely partner is a native of Peru and introduced me to many varieties of great Peruvian food, while in San Francisco, I wanted to surprise her and take her to a place with some of her home cooking. I did my research and narrowed it down to three places: La Mar( a Gaston Acurio restaurant in the Emarcadero);... More 

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Atascadero, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This place was packed - glad we had a reservation. I had the Pescado a Lo Macho and it was delicious! It was a little imposing to eat but once I pried it off the bone and threw that all in the bowl they provide it was easy to eat, tender and amazing. My husband had a variety of ceviche... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

everything we eat was very good, since we couldnt decide on the ceviche, we did the sampler. all of them were very good. i was partial to the salmon. some had some heat. we also were indecisive on the anticuchos, so again we did the sampler. we would order again. the wine list and beer and cider list were cool.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Tried the ceviche sampler, plantain chips and lamb with chimichurri. Lamb was extremely tender, absolutely perfect. My favorite 3 out of the 6 in ceviche sampler were Ceviche Allanza Lima, Tiradito Pucusana & Tiradito Nikkei. Absolutely delicious!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We met our friends at Fresca on a recommendation from their daughter, who calls San Francisco home. Our friends grew up in Peru and Ecuador said that ther daughter loved the food there. The restaurant serves authentic Peruvian food, is really clean, has great atmosphere and even better food. If you like paella consider adding this to your places to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 35
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2114 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2224
    (California)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 415-447-2668
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!

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