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The Bell Tower

$$ - $$$American, ,
1900 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3006
+1 415-567-9596
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (5 reviews)
“cobb salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1900 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3006
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in here for evening meal as it looked the most inviting place I came across on a walk up from Geary. Had a freindly wellcome from relaxed servers. I had the dogfish IPA which I’ve had before and like and a special enchiladas. This...More

Thank Mikesalter
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a hang out for locals. Lively bar, comfort food, good portions, fair prices, casual. Fun for lunch or dinner.

Thank John M
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I had the beef stew on a cold day in SF and it was very good, good service, and prices were good.We were able to sit down right away for lunch.

Thank eke-ono
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Found this bar by accident. Had been to see Lombard St and were walking back to the cable car on California. The Bell Tower looked nice, and need a beer as it was a warm day. We grabbed a small outdoor table and had Nachos...More

Thank huwparry
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Found this place by complete accident, caught a bus to see Lombard St and while on the bus had noticed a few nice bars along the way, so we walked back along to The Bell Tower as it looked nice, we had a beer and...More

Thank Maria515
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Walking back to our accommodation we dropped in and had a few drinks, the staff were very friendly and the drinks not expensive.

Thank john F
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Good place with good drinks and nice food. Staff were fast and really nice. Recommend for drinks and food :)

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here today for a late lunch with my husband. We managed to get a table outside in the sunshine. Staff were very friendly and attentive, while still being laid-back. We had a beer or two (IPA & Kolsch), and shared a breakfast burrito, which...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

First time here. We ordered a steak, pizza and hamburger. It was so delicious! The steak was huge and tender. The pizza had fresh toppings. Hamburger bun had a nice crust. No kids menu but any of the menu items are shareable. Staff was very...More

Thank Joy932772002
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I can't review the food, we didn't eat here. But we had cocktails before a dinner reservation somewhere else nearby. Good service, nice cocktails.

Thank sjansenavon
Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the
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The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for
those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be
rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful
architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated
with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all
were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-567-9596
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