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220 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4401
+1 415-955-1919
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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220 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4401
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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 31 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
Reviewed 10 July 2015

if you like Italian at all and are somewhat adventurous then this is a must go to place. It is kind of like Italian tapas with some unusual offerings along with the Italian classics (like their excellent lasagna). All the food is great, seating can...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Hip and lively place. Has bar area for an easier sitting. Generous portions and decent prices. Loved the beef stew, bruschetta and chocolate dessert. Would return again

Thank GFInow
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Barbacco has amazing Italian food at a reasonable price. The dishes are perfect to share or as meal. The pastas are homemade and absolutely incredible. The Paccheri is amazing. The brussel sprouts are delicious. The salads, particularly the kale salad, are very good. Don't miss...More

Thank msjillybean
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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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