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Bistro Central Parc

560 Central Ave, San Francisco, CA 94117-1313
+1 415-931-7272
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“risotto” (9 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
560 Central Ave, San Francisco, CA 94117-1313
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our mains: the bouillabaisse and the risotto with lobster sauce & scallops. Our appetizers were decent but not outstanding: French onion soup and shrimp toast. The service was friendly, professional and attentive. Look up at the interesting ceiling. Located in a largely...More

Thank PeanutButters
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We enjoyed our recent dinner here, a fairly casual neighborhood eatery. The food was tasty and well-prepared. The service was good, but with one mistake on the order. Also, I thought that the wine list was over-priced.

Thank NJtraveler48
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We had a 6:30 dinner reservation and were seated immediately. As the evening progressed the crowd thinned out...on a Saturday night. Huh? This place is relatively isolated in a residential neighborhood and, as I understand it, is patronized primarily by locals. As someone said, it's...More

1  Thank George d
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This was not my first time on this place, but the first time after a while. Again, I was not disappointed. The food was good, simple and creative at the same time, the service effective, the atmosphere cozy and easygoing. I will for sure go...More

1  Thank marrei
Reviewed 3 April 2017

These folks really believe in the art of presentation of food. From pasta dishes to scallop entrees, they did a beautiful job.

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Wonderful restaurant and atmosphere! We came across this by accident really. We were a few blocks away at another restaurant that was so over crowded, they told us it was going to be about a 3 hour wait. So, we decided to do a google...More

1  Thank Brian N
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Went here since it was walking distance from where we staying and the reviews seemed positive. Our group (6 of us) thought the food was good but neither remarkable nor memorable, and expected more, perhaps a special New Year's Eve menu. The service was average...More

Thank Mindi P
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The restaurant was recommended to us from a friend who lives near this place. All seven of us decided to celebrate our birthdays, on one night, at Bistro Central Parc, an hour away from our Bay Area homes. The effort was well worth. The food,...More

2  Thank Peripatetics-west
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Stopped in here on a busy Saturday night and had a wonderful meal. The service was great, and the food was superb and excellently presented. We were a large group of 6, looking for something somewhat last minute. When I called to make a reservation,...More

1  Thank TAGTripAd
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden spot that has withstood the change in ownership of a very charming man who retired a couple of years ago. A lot of that amazing French charm left with him but some is still there. The food, staff, and servicevis good....More

1  Thank KathieVee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 Central Ave, San Francisco, CA 94117-1313
    (Corner of Grove and Central)
  • Public Transportation: buses: 21, 5, 43 within one block on Masonic Street buses: 71, 6, 66 within 4 blocks on Haight Street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-931-7272
  • E-mail
Bistro Central Parc is tucked away in the Neighborhood of NOPA... The food is spectacular and the atmosphere is casual and fun. White table cloth food without the tablecloths. The Kitchen staff has been together for over 10 years and the pride is shown in every dish served. Bistro Central Parc is truly a San Francisco secret little Gem
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