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2000 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1718
+1 415-346-0800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (75 reviews)
“paella” (31 reviews)
“cazuela” (51 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2000 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1718
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our four daughters for Tapas at this wonderful restaurant. The waiters were fantastic and really helpful with the menu and the food was delicious. Not a cheap meal out, but certainly worth the money. Thank you for a wonderful evening!

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Not too cheap but well worth it. Great tapas, especially enjoyed the calamares. Fish of the Day was a delicious salmon. Friendly staff and great atmosphere.

Thank JonHeyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner while in Russian Hill and had a splendid dinner. We have been to Zarzuela many times before while in SF. The waiters and staff are very friendly and the atmosphere is very cozy and family oriented. The tapas are delicious....More

Thank the2travelingsisters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to learn how to make paella so we went to Zarzuela after having visited it with some friends who lived in San Francisco. When we went in and told our waiter that we wanted to know how to make it,...More

Thank raygay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having live in Spain for a year and traveled all over the country, I am always pleased to find a restaurant that offer a good representation of its unique cuisine. The Zarzuela is certainly one of the better ones I've found. Being in San Francisco...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Zarzuela has delicious Spanish food! The service was speedy and the food was excellent. It's an authentic Spanish experience! They do not take reservations so be prepared to wait for a table.

1  Thank Born2Travel57
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Welcoming and made to feel right at home! Busy it was on this Thursday night! A good choice of a Rioja Z had on their wine list, paired nicely with our dinner! Outstanding were their "Grilled Squid with Aoli" and "Langoustine with Garlic"! Unique was...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The Pulpo a la Gallega is just the best, large selection of tapas with decent sized portions and a good wine list, the waiters are attentive and friendly. This is an all round solid Spanish Restaurant with a nice buzzy atmosphere.

Thank Chaywest
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This has always been highly rated, and since it's just around the corner I took friends from South America there last week. I can say that the wine list is good and very nicely priced. Beyond that, meh. Everything looked and tasted like steam table...More

Thank Dianne T
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious place to eat. I highly recommend dining here. Good tapa selection and great sangria! We got the chicken ham, beef and potatoes. It was delicious !

Thank Jeff Rachel C
Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential
neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner.
Combined with several great cafes, restaurants,
antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any
visitor would gladly leave their heart in San
Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down
Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world,
and make the slow creep downhill past charming period
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
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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