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2000 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1718
+1 415-346-0800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (78 reviews)
“paella” (33 reviews)
“jamon” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2000 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1718
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Francisco is known as one of the finest eating cities in the world. It is really hard to become a 'staple' fine dining place. If you want a true tapas experience in one of the most romantic neighborhoods in San Francisco then this is...More

1  Thank Peter J
Reviewed 10 February 2018

I've been wanting to try Zarzuela for many years. I'm a huge fan of Paella and have had it throughout the world, including Spain where I've had both the best and worst paella. It's one of those dishes that just seems to be really difficult...More

Thank camp708
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I had been wanting to have dinner here for months. We finally found a day to get there early enough to get a table. To start off the host was not that friendly. We ordered the short ribs, peppers stuffed with cod and the calamari....More

Thank Schnudles
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Some friends invited us to join them at Zarzurla, a long time favorite of theirs. Great experience: treated like family members, enjoyed the eight or so tapas we ordered and found the price-value ratio very good. No wonder our friends have been coming here for...More

Thank TominCA
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Zarzuela (listed via a small poster in the window as "one of Gary Danko's favorite SF restaurants" continues to be one of mine as well. This authentic Spanish tapas restaurant offers true tapas, rather than the adulterated "small plates" offered by so many other ostensibly...More

Thank paladinsf
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Good food - a bit of a wait - however food is served fast once you have ordered. Seating in front is desired with greater ambience - however the back works well for large parties. I travel to Spain often and this restaurant is on...More

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Ate jamon tapas with a good portion, my wife drank sangria which was good while I drank a Estrella that was delicious. The seabass was delicious. We have arrived at 7:15 and had to wait 35 minutes for a table. Price was good, honest.

Thank Dchiarion
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This lovely tapas place has been a wonderful addition to the neighborhood for years. Lovely setting, great service, delicious food. The people who work there could not be nicer. Gourmet rated it highly.

Thank Shellita
Reviewed 8 October 2017

While visiting San Francisco for a combination business/pleasure, we asked our Uber driver for his suggestion on the best Spanish restaurant in the city. Without missing a beat he recommended Zarzuela. His recommendation was spot-on. Located in the heart of the Russian Hill section of...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I saw this restaurant reviewed on "Check, Please" and decided to give it a try. Very glad we did! They don't take reservations but if you get there by 7pm, the wait should not be too long. They do not seat you...More

Thank beachnut19
Russian Hill
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-346-0800
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