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Park Tavern
Park Tavern

Park Tavern Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.parktavernsf.com
  • Phone: (415) 989-7300
  • Hours of Operation: DINNER:
    Sunday- Thursday : 5:30PM to 10:00PM
    Friday & Saturday: 5:30PM to 11:00PM

    Friday: 11:30 to 2:30PM

    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00AM to 2:30PM

    Tuesday - Friday: 5:00PM to 12:00AM
    Saturday & Sunday: 11:00AM to 12:30AM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Jennifer Puccio
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Filbert St & Union St
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Park Tavern
With an exciting mix of vintage fixtures, comfortable furnishings, and handsome textures, Park Tavern is an elegant spin on a North Beach neighborhood classic. Owner Anna Weinberg and designer Kendra Nicholas of Park Interiors collaborated to divide the room into unique, dedicated spaces -- the handsome marble bar, the terra cotta floored cafe with windows that open onto the patio facing Washington Park, the comfortable dining room with tufted leather banquettes, and an open kitchen with a chef’s counter.

Park Tavern will showcase Chef Partner Jennifer Puccio's talents with delicious American bistro classics and emphasize seafood from a wood burning oven. From raw to fried, expect boldly flavored dishes that you'll want to eat several times a week.

Serving up classic cocktails with the candor and character of an old friend, you won't find any overly fancy mixology here. But when it comes to wines, you find something for everyone!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "We had a great dinner here. The food and setting were excellent. I chose this restaurant based on online reviews and am glad I did."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Four of my good friends and I had dinner at Park Tavern on Saturday, July 19th. We had a very nice table in the middle of the dining room (kitchen & bar view). The service was quite good and attentive. The food was exceptional (we all agreed). However, the noise level was off the charts. Not only was the noise from the patrons deafening, but Park Tavern added to the decibel levels by playing very loud music. My four friends and I really could not carry on a conversation before, during or after dinner. Unfortunately, the noise level alone could mean that I (we) won't be returning to Park Tavern. In your ratings options for "Noise Level" (above), I find it interesting that you would options for "quiet", "moderate", or "energetic"."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "had dinner with a group of 6, great ambiance, nothing is rushed, beautiful peeks of nob hill out the window as half of us faced the window/washington area park. not so vegetarian friendly (pescatarian OK) but most of our group is meat lovers and loved it – Great time, great food!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Our reservation was honored by immediate seating at a perfect group round table.(One of 2) Prompt service from Susan our server. The meal was well paced, not rushed. The pork chop remains a winner. The Marlow burger...... umm. Scallops perfectly done. W4e paid the $20 corkage for some of our cellar wines they decanted for us. It was my sister's birthday. A cake surprise, cheese cake icing, perfect. We always go for gelati on the outside in North Beach."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "How often do you go to a restaurant and find every element about your evening to be absolutely perfect? Park Tavern fits that bill. Our server, Jeff, was exceptional. Everything out of the kitchen was superb-- the deviled eggs, salad, their signature "poulet vert", the generous pours of wine by the glass (I ordered the house red with my meal-- it paired beautifully with the chicken) and the indulgent "July birthday cake", complete with a candle. Hostess was friendly and helpful when we called to say heavy traffic was making us run late, valet staff real pros at their job. It was worth the drive from San Rafael for such a lovely evening."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "We've been to Park Tavern twice. First we went for brunch which was yummy & overall a good experience. The food was a tad salty, but we thought it would be nice to try dinner. Unfortunately, the food we had for dinner at our next visit was even saltier, even my husband commented on the salt level, and he regularly adds salt, sauce or spices to his meals. the portions were small -- as in my 5 year old finished his 'adult' portion of lamb and was still hungry. My scallop dinner consisted of 4 scallops-- each one the size of a quarter. Each entree we had was in the $30 range, quite expensive. I wish the food was as good as the ambiance & waitstaff so we could go back!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "we went here when it was mooses and have enjoyed it as park tavern. The food is very good and the service is very efficient..good drinks..good fun.."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Wonderful inspired food , vibrant atmosphere and fantastic service. My husband and I enjoyed a relaxed dinner there on a Sunday night, sharing the restaurant with families and date night couples. Park Tavern has become one of our favorite restaurants in San Francisco."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Park Tavern never disappoints. If you can't snag a seat for brunch or dinner, try heading to the bar; they serve the full menu."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Walked in and the hostess took us straight to our table. Promptly asked for drink order, which I love! We ordered avocado toast to start and received it right away. Then Crispy Polenta which I cannot recommend enough!! One of the best brunch menu items I've had in a long time. Had to try the deviled eggs too, which were good, but didn't quite live up to the hype. I'd still recommend trying them though. Definitely worth it for brunch. Can't wait to try the dinner menu."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Great food but too noisey and tables too close together"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The Park Tavern is a great North Beach discovery. The food & service were impecable. My husband had the lamb, which he raved about, my salmon was perfectly prepared, and our aunt had the sea scallops with special requests for no sauce and limited butter. The staff happily accommodated her with the changes. The food was beautifully presented. If there is one drawback, it is the popularity the of location and the resulting noise. It was really LOUD. but if you can deal with that, all other aspects were really terrific. Hey, it's not their fault that they're so popular! Just not a good place to go if you want to have a quiet conversation."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We had a great lunch here on a beautiful sunny day and came away charged for a hilly walk. The menu is inventive and well executed and we had a lovely corner table with a view of the park."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We went for the first time with some friends and had a great time. My husband and I did not have the burgers (our entrees were delicious, though!), but next time we will as our friends both had them and raved that "they were the best burger they ever had.""
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "First visit to Park Tavern did not disappoint. Wine list was imaginative, found a Loire Cab Franc, priced well and delicious. Entrees were solidly 4 stars but the lemon chip and burrata appetizer was amazing. Incredibly imaginative blend of flavors. Service was stand out outstanding. Waiter was very helpful and attentive and water glasses never were more than half empty. Be ready for a fairly loud but energetic ambiance. Dining room was full of people enjoying themselves!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Have been several times now, never lets me down. Love that they serve local beer and have creative appetizers."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Order not place, took forever to receive the food, and one of the dishes had obviously been sitting for a long time and was dried out."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Enjoyed Park Tavern and the vibe, although the noise level was a bit much. Dinner was quite good, if not extraordinary. Service was excellent. Given the limited options in North Beach, Park Tavern is a welcome find."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Had a great time catching up with a friend, and it was a good thing we had so much talking to do! Otherwise, we would have been annoyed at how long it took our server to get to us for a drink, and then also for food. We were probably sitting for 25 minutes before anyone took our drink order, then another 25 minutes for food. That said, love a restaurant that is still lively on a Monday night, and the food is top-notch. Scallops and sides were amazing!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Great for brunch, great a group. The avocado toast and polenta cakes are work going back for time and again."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "The lasting impressions was not only the food! Our waitress upon us ordering without hesitation noticed none of the items we selected had meat and so she just confirmed if we were okay with the bacon on the deviled eggs. She is obviously well versed on the menu and understanding of customers food presences and/ or allergies."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Park tavern always delivers. The incredible food, impeccable service and vibrant atmosphere make this one of my absolute favorite spots in the city. Started with the deviled eggs (delish as always) and the mango-cucumber salad (new to me - amazingly light and refreshing). My friend & i split the pork chop (cooked to perfection) and had the brussel sprout side (BEST b sprouts I think I have had!). The wine options are always great and have had a great martini here too! If you have never been here, make it a date night or night out with friends. Actually a great spot for dinner or brunch! Park Tavern always does everything just right and had yet another great dining experience there."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Park Tavern is a really fun place. Food was outstanding, custom cocktails were fun, server was knowledgeable, friendly and very professional. Will return as often as possible."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We heard good thing about this Park Tavern...the food, and service was great...will definitely come back!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "great energy to the place, especially for a Monday night. nicely decorated. our table wasn't ready when we arrived (on time) so we sat outside and had a drink while we waited. upon being seated we were told a complimentary appetizer was on its way (the Brussels Sprouts chips). a very nice gesture and the chips were outstanding. the service was attentive, but not overly aggressive. i had the bar steak and fries which was perfectly prepared to medium rare, as ordered. the fries were thin, crispy, and nicely salted. my wife had the pan seared scallops, which were outstanding. highly recommend the establishment."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "There wasn't anything particularly wrong with Park Tavern, it's just that there wasn't anything particularly outstanding. The food is very pricy for what it is and doesn't stand out from any place else I've eating in SF. The chicken was pretty much the best thing we had, otherwise, everything was just good. The wines by the glass are predictable and overpriced. The steak I ordered was chewy, fatty and not well flavored. We were practically ignored by the wait staff most of the night (unfilled water glasses, empty drink glasses, empty entree plates sitting there for 15 minutes). If you go, do yourself a favor, sit at the bar, order a burger and call it a day."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "I have been here 5 times and they deliver every time. Creative, amazing food!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "the food was good and waitress nice, but the food all came out at VERY different times, so many of us were sitting waiting with hot > cold food until our friends got their dish."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We love to visit Park Tavern when in SF - where we were first introduced to brussel sprout chips (who knew?), a little salty and flavored with garlic and lemon. They are addictive. We tried the lemon chips with burrata this time and while they were very good, we won't order them and the brussel sprouts in the same meal again as they have a similiar fried texture. The Demons on Horseback is a creative and tasty app - with prawns wrapped in luscious, rich lardo. Wow. The service is always good, very attentive without being intrusive. We arrived a little early and were fortunate to be seated right away. If you are in the mood for a bar with a good wibe, this is an excellent choice. Love the local neighborhood feel and will be back!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "One of the best nights out! Being in the hospitality busines.. service is super important to me, food can be ok...but if service is mediocre everthing is ruined. Everyone was amazing and the food was good! Curious about beef from peru, but.... not everything has to be local."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "This was the worst pork chop I have ever had. Waiter recommended medium. It was hammered. The place was really crowded so I did not have to wait for another one to maybe be done correctly. Was really looking forward to this place especially as it was my birthday."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "We came here for Father's Day and the food was great. The sardine and the squash starters were both fresh, springy, and bright, and we all enjoyed them. I had the seafood stew, and it was fantastic: spicy, rich, light, salty and full of all kinds of seafood. My dish had an abundance of octopus, which happens to be my favorite. I could eat bowls and bowls of that stew. We had some problems with one of the dishes, but our server and the manager took care of everything. It's rare to see service of that level, and to know that people care so much about the overall experience. I'd go back any time, because of the quality of the food and the people who work in the restaurant."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Our reservations were for 2pm for Fathers Day. We were rudely informed by two people that the "kitchen closed" at 230pm. We were rushed to make our orders although it took forever for the staff to even take our orders. No one ever came by to check on us, I had to get up to find a person to ask if we could order bread and another time for salt. Waited 20 minutes for check had to ask another waiter because our original waitress did not tell us she was off shift. They acted like they could not wait to get rid of us yet they ignored us and delayed our leaving. Poor service overshadowed good food and ruined my 79 year old Dad's Father's Day brunch - this was unacceptable."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Park Tavern is a great place for brunch. They have quality food! I never gone wrong with anything I've order there. Aldo awesome patio."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The one standout at this place is the Marlowe burger and fries. The brussel sprouts chips (fried leaves) was OK but you can make this easily at home. I'm not a fan of burgers in general but this burger with bacon and onions was really good, moist and cooked to order. Not exactly a value meal at $15 for the burger and fries but made a fan out of me. The fries were crisp like McDonald's but not the fake fries you get at McD's. These fries were good. Carrot soup was bland, butter lettuce was unremarkable. Our kid did not like the bar steak, said it was very chewy and not tender. It's extremely noisy when the crowds hit the place after a soccer game or big event in the neighborhood. It then becomes a 4 alarm noise level. Nice server."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Place appears very popular for Saturday brunch. Energetic vibe. Love the decor. Wish there were more non-egg/brunch options on the menu. Great service and drinks, even the coffee!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Bar food taken up a notch. My salmon was raw, but they brought me scallops and they were good, but then overcooked. Presentation was nice. The waitress was a little slow on the draw, but she was very nice. As a regular neighborhood person who always takes clients there, the corkage at $40 was breathtaking. Unfortunately for that and for our server to act so 'dumb' about it, this will be my last meal here spending $500 on four people at a mediocre restaurant with some good servers and some mediocre servers. You did your best on the salmon but it was still a ball of oozing sliminess which had a really strong fish odor and really curious how King salmon tastes so much like Columbia River chum salmon. Scallops overcooked with too much salt."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Heathy and tasty dishes. Friendly staff. Great service."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Chose park tavern for our anniversary dinner. The service was exceptional as was there food. The restaurant is lively so this is not the place for an intimate dinner or for the hard of hearing."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "I selected the Park Tavern for a wedding anniversary dinner based on reviews and its close proximity to the Washington Square Inn (a delightful hotel) where we were staying - big mistake! Although this may be a great place for those wanting to enjoy the active bar scene, it is not a place for a fine dining experience! We dinned at 7:00pm on a week night, and the restaurant was extremely noisy; the food was only mediocre in comparison to comparably priced restaurants where we live in the Seattle area. The service was adequate."
    Dined on 6/12/2014