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Kokkari Estiatorio

Certificate of Excellence
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
As featured in Sensational San Francisco
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200 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-1806 (Front St.)
+1 415-981-0983
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very big restaurant, but still manages to deliver great food and great service. Not sure if it was related to the magnum bottle of Duckhorn we had, but I had a great experience at this restaurant ;) safe to say they have a good wine list.

Thank Lucas M
New Orleans
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently had dinner at Kokkari. Beautiful restaurant with wonderful food! Everything was delicious. Lamb chops and fish courses outstanding. Great service too!

Thank Sally6
Jersey, United Kingdom
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260 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food, it was perfect for lunch. Really enjoyed the Octopus Salad. I can't quite give it 5 out of 5 there are some amazing restaurants in the area. I would however be very happy to go back.

Thank CHR1515
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kokkari is the best Greek restaurant in San Francisco. Period. Here are some of my favorites--you should study the menu closely for your choices: Under the Mezethes I like Spanakotrripita, Octapodaki tuo Yiorgou (Octopus), Kalamari. Under Kirios Plato (Mains) I like Psari sto Fourno (fish), Moussaka, and Arnisia Paidoka (lamb). The atmosphere is great, full bar. Go enjoy.

Thank eaharryr
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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622 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 826 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We returned after a great meal a year ago and were pleased once again. While it doesn't measure up to Chicago great Greeks like PARTHENON, it is an excellent upscale Greek version in San Francisco. Very popular and packed on a Monday night. Service was excellent and we were seated right away with our 6 PM reservation. We dined on... More 

Thank Malice6
Beijing, China
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to the restaurant for a dinner. The food was great, very good atmosphere. Quick and professional service ! Highly recommended!

Thank joasia2016
Reno, NV
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We dine at Kokkari only once a year-- it's a four hour drive. Each visit is better than the last, if that's even possible. Our group of five enjoyed a pre-Thanksgiving dinner of Wednesday evening and every single element was top notch. Hostess greeted us warmly upon arrival and promptly showed us our table overlooking the open kitchen. Our waitress... More 

Thank wpack99
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Simply cooked food to perfection. Had a great time meeting some locals and being greatfull for the recommendation to this restaurant.

Thank Peter L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stoped by to get lunch at kokkari and everything from the ambiance, the service and the food was on point. I would reccomend the octopus by far the best one i have ever had. Keep it up 👍

Thank Raffael S
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

me and my wife try this place about two month ago , the staff was nice and the food was good to maybe to expensive for it , can be better.

Thank angiole101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$80
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-1806
    (Front St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-981-0983

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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 North Beach / Telegraph Hill

Neighbourhood Profile
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighbourhood home.
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