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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” (74 reviews)
“paella” (32 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 June 2015

The Paella Valenciana is wonderful and in abundance. They have an excellent selection of tapas, both cold and hot. The service is top quality. The food is always very good

2  Thank BrownsEnglishToffee
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

What a great find. Saw the restaurant while riding the cable car. The reviews were excellent, so we gave it a try. It didn't disappoint. What a great experience. Everything perfect. Excellent food. Excellent service. Went on a Thursday at about 7 pm and we...More

2  Thank hjruiz
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My adult children and I were celebrating a special occasion and chose Zarzuela to reminisce our time together in Spain 7 years ago. The restaurant is in a lovely location, the ambiance is very good, service was great and the tapas portions were perfect. We...More

2  Thank cupertinogurl
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We went on a Tuesday night around 7 pm, it was not very busy and we were sat right away. The restaurant was somewhat empty, about 50% of capacity. Our waiter was great, he gave us all the time we needed with the menu. We...More

1  Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

We were celebrating my son's 25th birthday. Thanks to Arturo we had a very special meal. The food was excellent. I highly recommend the lamb chops, gazpacho, gambas, mussels and goat cheese in tomato sauce. The house carafe of sangria was Excellent and an exceptional...More

1  Thank Marc K
Reviewed 26 April 2015

My son couldn't wait to take me to this place in his Russian Hill neighborhood during my latest visit. I wasn't disappointed. A small room welcomes us with terrific ambiance and the wonderful smells of Spanish cooking. Since we didn't make reservations, we experienced a...More

1  Thank foodhoundBurbank_Ca
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We accidentally stumbled across this restaurants & will return as the tapas were Grade A and the house sangria and tempranillo were reminiscent of the "madre patria"! The staff was friendly, professional, & the chef/owner will guide you to a Spanish deli so that you...More

1  Thank LatinaGlobeTrotter
Reviewed 5 April 2015

A group of us went to Zarzuela to celebrate the 60th birthday of one of the friends. I've been there a few times in the past and love the food. This time was as good, if not better, than the previous visits. At least the...More

1  Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 30 March 2015

This small restaurant serves authentic Spanish food in a casual, enjoyable atmosphere in the charming Russian Hill neighborhood of San Francisco. The staff is unbelievably skilled and hospitable. With a chef from Madrid and a menu that offers the best of traditional Spanish cuisine, you...More

1  Thank Kay R
Reviewed 19 March 2015

My husband and I went to this popular Spanish restaurant dispute our son telling us it was terrible. Every evening there is a crowd inside so I thought I would give it a try. Well, my son was right. It took too long after we...More

1  Thank nricks
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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