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220 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4401
+1 415-955-1919
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
220 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4401
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Had dinner reservations for 5 for an early Saturday dinner. Reservations are important as the place fills up very quickly. When making your reservation you will be required to provide a credit card and be aware that if you cancel within 24 hrs you will...More

Thank AnnHaWi
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We dropped in at about 6pm and we were fortunate to get a table until 7.15pm without having a reservation - and this was Monday! The furnishings are modern against red brick and wood, clean lines and smart. People were filling the bar area within...More

Thank Ouzilly
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Met a colleague for lunch here. Friendly and attentive staff; good food, and not too nose-bleedingly expensive (a plus in this neighborhood). Only fly in the ointment: The noise is off the charts. It was difficult for the two of us to converse.

Thank Yog-Sothoth
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

I had an afternoon in the Financial District and visited Barbacco based on reviews. It was perfect, outstanding really. Yummy prosciutto and melon bruschetta followed by farrato, a mushroom risotto made with farro. All accompanied with a glass of Barbera, recommended intelligently by the server....More

Thank aluckemom
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Barbacco is a more casual version of its sister restaurant next door (Perbacco) but offers the same high quality, interesting, Mediterranean food. From mushroom risotto to tubular pasta and lamb, our dishes were innovative and tasty. The staff was attentive but not hovering. The ambiance...More

Thank wwalleigh
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We visited Barbacco after seeing the excellent reviews and we were not disappointed! When we arrived (6.30pm on a friday) the restaurant was already pretty full, however the hostess very kindly squeezed us in before a later booking. Our waiter was very friendly and suggested...More

Thank Brit_travellerUK
Reviewed 3 September 2015

A lovely Upscale Italian restaurant near the financial district. It has a very intricate and interesting menu. Their rolled Quail was incredible. All their wines were delightful and the service was attentive but not obtrusive.

Reviewed 30 August 2015

Stopped in for a business dinner due to the inviting atmosphere and ambiance. The staff was very friendly and helpful during our short wait to ensure we were comfortable and had a beverage to enjoy. The place just felt comfortable and warm. Broad selection of...More

Thank rustycat83
Reviewed 20 August 2015

My wife, daughter, son-in-law, and I had dinner here on my wife's birthday. The food was good, some excellent, but I have had better Italian. The service was attentive and friendly without being intrusive. The restaurant is a bit noisy, but not enough to affect...More

Thank Matthew Z
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Same standard of the food as Parbacco but lower prices. Very good service and the pasta dishes were excellent

Thank Mats L
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$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4401
  • Public Transportation: Embarcadero Bart Station, Embarcadero Muni Station and all lines that run through Market Street.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-955-1919
  • E-mail
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