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Tarantino's Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Fisherman’s Wharf
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206 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1106
+1 415-775-5600
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Papillion, Nebraska
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch and some happy hour specials. This was our first time eating raw oysters. Waitress was very nice and helpful. Food wasn't great or terrible, just decent. View was very nice.

Thank papilliontraveler
Del Mar, California
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The upstairs is very spacious and the view is just spectacular of the San Francisco bay and the boats. We were by the window, and the pasta and the wine were both delicious. We will definitely come back.

Thank Yuri D
Plano, Texas
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say that I've tried them all, but the Cioppino at Tarantino's has to be among the best in the world. Absolutely the freshest seafood in the most amazing tomato-based broth ever made. No pasta to waste space in the bowl - just some garlic toast for dunking. Enough for two to share, but I ate every bit of... More 

Thank jeffndallas
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7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the crab cocktail and fried prawns. Crab cocktail was ok but super overpriced for the tiny portion. Fried prawns were soggy and luke warm at best. Better off walking by and trying one of the myriad other seafood places on the wharf

Thank Rachel L
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the seafood alfredo and it was quite good, the salad however was drowned in dressing. Not sure why they feel the need to take a perfectly nice salad and make it limp in dressing. A decent option in Fisherman's wharf area but ask for the dressing on the side.

Thank Laurie8486
Manhattan, Kansas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view and the food was good. Service slow very slow and was short with everyone.... The host that is

Thank ksbill65
Bristol, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food really not too impressive.. over cooked, poor flavours and service just adequate. Very quiet and for a good reason! Nice view and location.

Thank Engbandh
Wailuku, Hawaii
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192 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For under $30, you'll get a salad, bread and about a pound of crab. Nothing fancy - just delicious crab. There's generally a draft beer special to go along with it as well. Pretty much every table has a nice view of the water as well. Of course, there's the regular menu which can get rather pricey (and a bit... More 

Thank Tom B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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120 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stopped in here for lunch. Very nice atmosphere with a view of the Wharf. We both had the crab cake and soup lunch special. It was fantastic! Service was very nice and efficient. It was a little pricey for lunch (about $20/meal) but a really nice view of the Wharf was definitely worth it!

Thank travelgirlkw01
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We went here based on reviews on TA. Great views but thats about all. Very pricey for what we got. We ordered the hamburger which was very bland and the lobster which was underwhelming. Chowder was pleasant.

Thank Nick M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
American, Seafood, Soups, Italian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-5600
Cracked Dungeness Crab, Clam Chowder, & Cioppino are among guest favorites.
Seafood Fettuccine Tarantino, a crowd favorite, Scallops and prawns in a sauce of garlic, herbs, cream, and freshly grated parmesan cheese, is one example of the Italian flavor which is a hallmark of our seafood.
For a quick bite, visit Tarantino's Sidewalk Cafe. Our Dungeness Crab are cooked, cracked, and wrapped to go--call in advance for curbside pickup.
We strive to provide our customers with a consistently memorable fresh seafood dining experience with a unique San Francisco bay view.
Banquet facilities available.

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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