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Financial District
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230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4301 (Battery)
+1 415-955-0663
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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212 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is as upscale Italian restaurant which really lives up to its reputation. All the dishes we had were outstanding. A surprising feature was the relatively large portion of all the dishes.

Thank YM2000
Tiburon, California
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Perbacco since they first opened and the food and service keeps getting better each and every time. We've been there at least 15 times for lunch and dinner and the food never fails to completely impress. Today the gnocchi melted in your mouth and the other pasta a we ordered we just as wonderful. Excellent... More 

Thank George R
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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127 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I attended an event here this past week on the second floor. The food was surprisingly good for a group function. I had the chicken which was incredibly moist in a balsamic reduction. There was only a curtain separating our group from the second floor diners. It was so noisy it was difficult to hear people at our table. I... More 

Thank 7Linda67
Anchorage, Alaska
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had dinner on Saturday and it was crowded and noisy. You are practically rubbing elbows with guests at the adjacent tables and listening to their conversations. The menu selection and wine list are extensive. I had the beet salad, garganelli pasta with lamb ragu sauce, and glandula affoga for dessert. All were good, but nothing extraordinary or especially inspired.... More 

Thank jdbalaska
Brisbane, Australia
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439 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Every time we come here we are delighted. Tonight the crudo was exceptional. The Rabatan with mushroom was delicious, especially with the great Amarone.

1 Thank Elizabeth_and_David
Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Unfortunately, our dinner experience at Perbacco was disappointing -- both the food and service. Our wait person was rather unpleasant and quite annoying throughout the dinner. It began with his not giving us a chance to look over the menu before asking us about what we wanted to order. Then pouring our champagne (which was not chilled) and not giving... More 

Thank Pippiduck
Washington DC
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Having spent my honeymoon in the Piedmont region, I am always ready to try a new (to me) northern Italian restaurant or dish. This modern take on clean and creative Italian should not be missed when nearby. I started with a glass of Nebbiolo, perfect. Appetizer of poached, roasted and raw pear with sweet Gorgonzola that melted in the mouth.... More 

Thank hib2008
New Jersey
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108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I did a dinner here for 30 or so people. Everything was outstanding; the food, the wine, the service.

Thank rater1
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I have eaten here several times for both business and family travel and it is easily my favorite Italian restaurant in San Francisco. Most recently ate here with my wife and daughter on a family trip. We had the hamachi and octopus appetizers, shared some small pastas (pappardelle and gnocchi) and then dug into the entrees. Everything was fantastic. The... More 

Thank Jason W
Salt Lake City, Utah
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73 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely first class menu with first class preparation and first class flavors made this one of the best meals I have ever had. We started with veal tonnato appetizers then our group ordered pastas and veal shank and finished off with chocolate gelato. Everyone was superbly satisfied. Wine section was good. Attentive service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4301
  • Public Transportation: Bart: Montgomery station. Muni: Market and 1st St. stops.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-955-0663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Financial District

Neighbourhood Profile
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, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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