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Fresca - Fillmore

3.9
1032 reviews
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$30 and under
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Peruvian
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Enjoy artfully plated Peruvian cuisine at Fresca in Fillmore. It has a comfortable, casual yet contemporary setting that's ideal for enjoying a meal with family or friends. Fresca features an open kitchen where guests can enjoy watching the chefs create their dishes. Delicious appetizers like ceviche made with fresh seasonal fish, crab-filled wonton fritters and lamb meatballs will tantalize the palate before you dine on the main course. Fresca serves traditional popular entrées like lomo saltado, whicht consists of sautéed tenderloin steak strips topped with onions, tomatoes and cilantro on a bed of rice.

Owners Zoila and Julio Calvo-Perez opened Fresca's doors to share the flavors of their culture to locals and visitors to the community. This restaurant offers wine and beer with meals. It hosts various events and also welcomes reservations.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Peruvian, Latin / Spanish
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday to Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm Dinner: Monday to Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm Weekend Brunch: Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
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Phone number
(415) 447-2668
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jose Calvo-Perez
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Catering
Corporate Lunches/Dinners, Pre-Fixe Menus, Large Party Take-Out, Private Events, Dining on the Run, Picnic Lunches for concert goers, etc... You name it and we can help create it. Contact us at Tony@frescasf.com and tell us about your event needs and we will get back to you right away to help make your event the success you want.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
California
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Parking details
Street parking - metered parking on Fillmore Street from 9am - 6pm Monday - Saturday (Free on Sunday)
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Entertainment
*NEW* Starting Monday July 11, 2011 we will be featuring a new Happy Hour Menu with great deals on food, Sangria, wines and beers. Our big window will be open and our awning will be out and you can people watch, snack and have some Sangria with a friend! Great way to unwind after a long day of work! See you on Monday Funday! Cheers ~ The team at Fresca on Fillmore
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Special events & promotions
We can design menus for your special event or you can offer your guests our full menu to choose from
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1032 People Are Saying
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3.9  based on all time ratings
4.1
food
3.7
service
3.5
ambience
3.8
value
Noise · Moderate
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2016

The food was delicious, and our server was spectacular. We didn't want to leave! We took our parents here -- they're from out of town and love trying fun restaurants in the city. This has always been one of my favorite restaurants but I was even more impressed this time around -- definitely a perfect spot to impress the parents! Plus, we NEVER order dessert and ended up ordering four to share among 5 of us. Not because we were hungry, either -- it was just too good to resist. Can't wait to go back.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2016

Good food, but very loud restaurant. The tables are too close together...really packing everyone in. Too bad it's so noisy.

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evecama (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2016

The food was very good overall. It was presented well and had complex and delicious flavors. We especially enjoyed a seafood chowder and the jalea mixta. We arrived about 6:00 and the restaurant was quiet and comfortable. By the time we left, about 8:15, the noise level interfered with our conversation. The servers were very helpful and pleasant but, as the restaurant got more crowded, the pace of service became incredibly slow.

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vipAnnaT (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 10, 2016

Amazing food! A must when you visit San Francisco. We have been dining here for years every time we are in town. I am far from being a creature of habit, but this restaurant's food quality is superb, and makes you keep coming back for more. We are in town for four nights, and decided to come back for dinner again second time on the same trip.
Services are truly delicious. I would recommend dining at the bar and watching chefs prepare the food right in front of you.

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DJJJJ (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on January 9, 2016

I scheduled a reservation to celebrate my girlfriend and I 2nd year anniversary. I was excited to celebrate our two years over a nice meal. We showed up 10 minutes early where we were seated quickly. After being seated no server acknowledge us for 10-15 minutes. My girlfriend and I were just sitting there waiting to place our order and all the servers did not acknowledge us what so over. I have never been completely ignored for around 15 minutes after being seated at a restaurant. We finally ordered our food after 15 minutes of being ignored, which took around 45 minutes to delivered to us! This horrible experience lasted an hour and half. While waiting for our food and during eating our dinner the server only came twice to check on us. I was extremely disappointed in the service me and my girlfriend got at this place. My girlfriend noted to me that she felt that we were ignored because we were the only people of color eating. This was one of the worst services I've ever experienced and what made it worse is that I choose this place to celebrate 2nd year anniversary with my girlfriend. Big mistake!

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Food4thought (Sacramento)
4.0  Dined on January 9, 2016

This was our daughters choice for her 26 th birthday. Service and food were very good. It was pricey though.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 29, 2015

Great food but the service is very slow. Our waitress didn't come to greet us until 10 minutes after we arrived. Food took a long time to come and the main dish came before the appetizers. We had to ask for our plantain chips with the appetizer 3 times before asking a different waiter to bring it. Then we had to ask for our check 3 separate times until it finally came. We honestly felt ignored by the staff. Food is good but you just need to budget double the time you might normally for dinner.

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vipmotherof6 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2015

Food was amazing and waitress was so pleasant and always making sure we were ok

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pickypicky (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 27, 2015

Excellent ceviche and chupe, two of our favorites. But no pisco sour at a Peruvian restaurant? Ouchl

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2015

This place never disappoints! If you want great Peruvian in the city this place is a must visit. Do note they don't have Pisco Sours at this location though... My the sangria is great!

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