Bellota

4.6
1323 Reviews
$31 to $50
Spanish
Bellota offers a diverse menu of inventive paellas, Old World stews, fresh seafood, medium-sized tapas, imported charcuterie and cheeses, as well as slow-roasted vegetable dishes.

We are open for indoor and outdoor seating during dinner service. Our outdoor seating is heated. However, because the weather in SF is unpredictable, we recommend you bundle up for your visit/meal.

To ensure the safety of all, we ask that you keep your mask on at all times unless actively eating and drinking. Please have your mask on whenever anyone from our staff approaches your table and when using our restroom.

We also limit all reservations to 2 hours so that everyone may enjoy the Bellota experience. If you’re feeling less than your best, please give us a call and we will gladly reschedule your reservation.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 1323 people are saying
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vipKathrynE
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food1service4ambience2

The appetizers were quite good but the paella was the worst we have ever eaten.
Bland, tasteless, stodgy..one had to search for the seafood with the exception of a few shrimp on the top.
We were all very disappointed and will not recommend Bellota

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been here a few times. Delicious wine and tapas, service consistently on point. Love this place!

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MarionM
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time - money we’ll spent. Food is fun and delicious

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CarolineF
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

High quality Spanish food; great, lively space. Excellent for small groups wanting to share, relax, and try something new, but easy. Our group had 3 Spanish food newbies wo were very happy with our evening.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

For a Puertorrican with Spain Heritage, the food taste good but it is not Spaniard traditional food. It's a re-interpretation of Spanish Tapas and Food.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best Spanish restaurants we’ve ever been to, including when we visit Spain. Great food, great service, wonderful cocktails.

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jeffreym
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Not traditional Spanish. More modern flavors. Good but not quite what I was expecting. Zarzuela ( now closed and chef retired) was my standard for excellence in Spanish food

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

We were forced to sit at bar seatings even though we explicitly choose regular seating. When we asked, they said we were late. They were right, we were late for 19 minutes, but they called us and we confirmed we were parking and going to be there in 2 minutes. This was so disrespectful.
We got the animal style patatas bravas, crochetas and paella with chicken and chorizo, also sangria. Tapas were great, sangria was also great, but paella was average. Try Teleferic Barcelona if you can, for the best paella in bay area. Lastly we got churros. It was also great!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience and wonderful service. Had a lovely time with family for a aunts birthday.

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KittiW
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every dish was outstanding as always. A very noisy night, however.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Appetizers were delicious! Loved the Gin and tonic menu. We got the vegetarian paella. I had heard good things about the paella, and I’m guessing the non-vegetarian ones are better.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect place to grab an awesome dinner before an event at the Chase Center. Only 1.2 miles away and the food taste just like you were in España 🇪🇸.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious during the dinner. Unfortunately I felt sick (stomach ache) a few hours later.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waiter was great and food was excellent.

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AndreaB
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved tha charismatic wait staff,kitchen, and the delicious food. Sangria was delish, the Brussels sprouts were to die for, and how could you possibly go wrong with churros?
Loved it.

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vipSteve
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Good food and great environment. The server was very friendly and helpful. We had a great time!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Overall the experience was good. The place has a fun environment with the live entertainment even the with noises from other tables. Service was nice with the food enough time between courses. Some plates were better than others specially the pulpo was over cooked what makes it rubbery

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vipseboxner
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fantastic place! From the hostess greeting us to the food and bartender ! Simply the best.
Thank you team Bellota !

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ChristopherW
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service from each person!
Food seasonal delicious. Huckleberries in sauce for pork chop a stand out.

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CynS
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very nice experience but extremely loud. Not for dates or small parties who want to have a conversation. Food is delicious and authentic. Service could be more attentive. Sweet gesture for a birthday celebration at hte ned of our meal was much appreciated. Overall very good.

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MariaJ
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I LOVE Bellota! It's one of my favorite restaurants in SF! Great for all occasions!

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michelles
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Rafael (server), sommelier and wine were fantastic! Cheese, olives and bunuelos were good too. Paella and tortilla were flavorless, don’t order.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food great! Nice menu and service. Thank you all!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

There was a piano bar this time around. Way too loud.

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JamesF
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall1food2service3ambience2

Food not as good as before. Will not use open table unless I can earn points.

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Julia
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exquisite decor and ambiance, enhanced by the live music; impeccable attentive and friendly service; absolutely delicious food and wine/drinks list; highly recommend the Gin Tonic, Spanish-style, one of my favorite beverages!

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vip94301
San Francisco
36 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always good and the servers at Bellota come around at the right times. Thank you for a good experience every time.

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KellyK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time, as always!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rafael was an excellent waiter! And they were very accommodating to us. Grateful for a great dinner, excellent service and an awesome evening .

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants in the city! Always great

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The real deal if you want true Spanish tapas

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vipJanelleT
San Francisco
26 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We received excellent service from Kim. All the suggestions were on pointe!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience3

I was visiting from out of town and made an 8:45 reservation. Upon arrival we were told kitchen shuts in 5 mins. We had to quickly decided our order. Somellier was very helpful in picking wine and didn’t try to rush us unlike other servers who were very clearly in a rush. If the last order was so soon, they should’ve informed me of that when I made the reservation. They also forgot to bring the dessert we asked for and when we checked they said everyone is gone and we basically need to leave. Food was amazing but besides that nothing else seemed great.

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vipPezhu
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Bellota is a great for many occasions tapas place, food is really good, but a bit on the pricey side, as we all know the spirit of tapas food is to keep it a reasonably low price food.

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vipHenryC
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time - service was on point. A bit pricey but you get what you pay for and the special, off-menu steak was amazing.

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vipTheBouge
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

¡Que bueno!

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vipAlexandraC
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend. Order your paella first though so it comes out when you finish tapas!

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EzzyKnows
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, beautiful presentation and all the service staff was wonderful. Rafael was so attentive and made our dining experience so fun!

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vipMoonrider
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Need more cocktail drinks than gin. Lamb dish was mediocre. Tapas were great.

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You can order delivery directly from Bellota using the Order Online button. Bellota also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (415) 430-6580.

Bellota is rated 4.6 stars by 1323 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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