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Pera - San Francisco

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1457 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 (Connecticut)
+1 415-796-3812
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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San Francisco, California
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124 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I like this place and have been several times. The menu is interesting and has some different selections than at some other Turkish/Mediterranean restaurants in SF (however, my favorite SF Turkish restaurant is Tuba, for the food and more lively atmosphere). This is relatively quite restaurant, so it is a good choice if you want to have a conversation with... More 

Thank CLT29
San Francisco
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favorite place in the Potrero Hill area. We once found it by accident and have been returning often, especially with visiting house guests. The service is always friendly and the food fantastic, with some nice Turkish wines.

Thank Iceland4Me
San Francisco, California
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great cuisine combined with excellent and friendly service and creative dishes. We had booked a table in advance for Saturday night, but omitting doing that would not have prevented us from dining there, as there were still a few tables available. The initial appetizer, an olive oil mixture of mashed green olives and herbs accompanied with warm slices of white... More 

Thank Georgios B
Oakland, California
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1,349 reviews
495 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Our favorite Mediterranean restaurant in San Francisco. Very good food, interesting menu, good wine list and very good service. Nice neighborhood gem.

Thank Thomas V
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Pera Restaurant has it all:) Suffice to say -for the Turkish-food lovers & gourmet types- that there was even vegetarian manti (small Turkish dumplings with garlic yogurt & spiced dressing) on a MLK Day, which made my own day! Everything I had was delicious, creative and healthy! The initial appetizer which routinely comes was a lovely olive oil mixture of... More 

Thank hacktravel
Princeton, NJ
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188 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Food, genial service, neighborhood atmosphere all excellent. Our party of five included two who had been to Turkey several times and were pleased to find favorites rarely seen on these shores. A pleasure.

Thank wws68
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very happy to find this restaurant and even happier with the food and the service. I had a chicken shish, very tasty. My partner had the Manti (pasta) which was very pale and a bit bland. Impeccable and courteous service. A nice place for a romantic dinner.

Thank porcupinegirl
Atlanta, Georgia
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94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

On our first trip to San Francisco in a long time, we are benefitting from the guidance of an old friend who's lived in the Portrero Hill area of the city for many years. We ate at one of his favorite local restaurants, Pera, owned and operated by a young, Turkish anthropologist who definitely knows his cuisine. A fresh serving... More 

Thank bbails
Sao Paulo, SP
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149 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

After an unambitious walk around the neighborhood, we came across Pera. It was a great surprise to find such an authentic place. The prices are very affordable (for SF standards) and the meal quality was excellent. They really prime for the details. Highly recommended and will go again.

Thank oviajador
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212 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

For me this is one place for a special occasion. Pricey. Delicious. The chocolate cake! Very authentic and yummy. Try the Iskender.

Thank Manalani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1457 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-796-3812

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?