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About 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. 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!

1652 Stockton Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
DINNER kitchen hours :
Sunday & Monday : 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday : 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday & Saturday : 5:30-11 pm

BRUNCH kitchen hours :
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00AM to 2:30PM

BAR HOURS:
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am
Monday thru Friday 5:00pm

Cross Street:
Between Filbert St & Union St

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 989-7300

Website:
http://www.parktavernsf.com/

Executive Chef:
Jennifer Puccio

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

In addition to our regular menu we will be offering two family style additions.
32 oz Porter House steak served with scalloped sweet potatoes, bed of beet greens & demi glace.
Whole wood fire roasted Branzino over a baby kale salad dressed with a citrus vinaigrette & heirloom carrots.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Reservations made between 5:30-7:30 ( $85 pp 3 course prixe fixe) Reservations from 8pm on ($98 pp 4 course prixe fixe) Both include an amuse bouche as well as Big Night Bubbles. Our reservations team can assist you with more details. Cheers!

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Private Dining

Our Eden Room is the ideal setting for private gatherings of up to 50 seated guests or 80 for a stand-up reception. The space is perfect for small wedding celebrations, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, anniversary celebrations, as well as business luncheons and dinners.

Park Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (41)
Fit for Foodies (38)
Special Occasion (38)
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Neighborhood Gem (32)
Comfort Food (30)
Great for Brunch (29)
Creative Cuisine (26)
Good for Groups (26)
Casual (25)
Bar Seating (24)
People Watching (24)
Vibrant Bar Scene (24)
Handcrafted Cocktails (22)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Hot Spot (19)
Fun (19)
Business Meals (18)
Cozy (16)
Local Ingredients (15)
Romantic (15)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
Great for Lunch (14)
Sunday Lunch (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Notable Wine List (12)
Authentic (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Healthy (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Late-night Find (8)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Tapas (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Scenic View (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Organic (3)
Spicy (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Seasonal (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

The restaurant prides itself on innovative cuisine and delivers, but unfortunately - nothing I could enjoy. 99% of the dishes on the menu were spicy or with pork, neither of which work for me. The only vegetable dishes that didn't have chili or pepper were overly sweet yams with "meringue" (marshmallows) which I had to send back and a lemon chip dish that was dried lemon slices with a burrata that was naturally delicious. My "Ed's Negroni" was heart attack sweet but the regular gin and tonic was delicious. They do not serve bread so I left there hungry which didn't seem to concern our server. It is a busy, noisy, trendy spot good for big groups and those seeking an upscale North Beach experience just off of Washington Square. The evening was saved by our climbing up (and down) the gorgeous, literally breath-taking Filbert Steps.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 3 days ago

Great restaurant. Delicious food!!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

Always great atmosphere at Park Tavern, and good food. The only thing that prevents me from giving it 5 stars overall is the sort of "service with attitude" - starting with the hostess stand, they sort of make you feel like you're lucky to have a reservation. Our waiter seemed completely indifferent to giving suggestions or seeing how things were going - asked us how everything tasted when we were 80% through the meal. He had a helper bring us our check after plates were cleared without asking about coffee or anything else. Again, I guess we're supposed to be impressed to be there. There are LOTS of great restaurants in SF so people do have a choice. I will probably wait to go back, even though I love the location, atmosphere and food.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

Service was very slow.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Love this place! Whether you are celebrating something or just want to go out with friends.
This place is like coming home! The service is fantastic --Jason was on point all night -- very attentive without being an"interrupter" -- you know what I mean! They treat you like you come every night --I love that about this place. The food is creative and tasty, but recognizable! Who wants to guess what you are being served when the menu doesn't look like the plate you just got! We loved it - we had steaks and they were cooked to perfection. Go! You will love it too.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Food is unbelievable good. Looking forward to go back

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was great! Unfortunately our sever was kind of rude and not very attentive. We had to keep asking other people when we needed things.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great place for brunch with friends. Especially enjoy the small share plates and the bellinis.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Don't just take my word for it, worth the experience.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Best because we could carry on a conversation without shouting. Very skimpy wine pour, but other than that, we had a good food and a good time.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Birthday brunch went amazing as any brunch in Park tavern. Have been coming here for all our birthday brunches of our group for past three years! Love it

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Great location, atmosphere and service. Deviled eggs, house salad, cocktails were excellent. Entrees were a mixed bag and kind of disappointing. Wine mark-up was excessive.

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Bad table, cold service and mediocre food. Been many times before, and will think twice about returning

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

The staff was incredible and the food even more so. We're definitely going back!

Tags: Vegan, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Amazing service and delicious food, as always! Didn’t realize it was such a happening spot on a Sunday. Great night.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Excellent food!
Excellent service!
Love this place!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Healthy, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great restaurant. Valet Parking.

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

We went there for brunch. Best brunch I’ve had lately. By far

Tags: Great for Brunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The wine was overpriced. The house tempranillo we get for $9 and I believe it was priced at $54-$56? Seems way high.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Innovative sophisticated dishes that you don't find everywhere. Fans of spicy food will find plenty to like as well as those who appreciate well-cooked fish. Desserts were exceptional.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Organic, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Healthy, Tapas, Spicy
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Oh, my. Probably had the pleasure of eating at PT for close to 10 times over the years. We thought so much of it that we had our son's birthday dinner there. The experience went off the rails right away. PT was having "an event" that night. Never a good situation for the other customers. Seated 40 minutes late. Left unattended for long stretches. Four entrees: Chicken was incinerated, duck breast..more raw than medium rare, Spanish octopus was two tentacles that were like a leather rope and finally the halibut..damn good. If we hadn't been seating there for two hrs we would have sent this collective train wreck back. 7:15 reservation..got out of there at 10:15. Expensive negative B-Day experience. Company was great but I'd have to have some compelling reason to try Park Tavern again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Had a great time. The service was excellent. The steak was very good, but the fries were only so so. The ambience is fun with good lighting. We were close to the kitchen and it was fun to hear the action.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Unfortunately the dinner was not that good.
They tried their best to seat us where it was not noisy . So at least we could have a conversation without yelling . People seem to like to shout these days at dinner or laugh too loud.
Appetizer : Devils on horseback - shrimp wrapped in bacon with cream sauce . Pretty tasty !
My companions halibut was nicely done.
My duck breast was too busy of a plate. Apart from 2 breasts there was cauliflower,kohlrabi both marinated with something - very strange . Creamy polenta , fried greens on top and several spoonfuls of a red sauce/puree that must have been the red cabbage, very strange also and not that tasty . Unfortunately the dish did not agree with me and I was feeling very uncomfortable and had problems the next morning.
Had not been in a while but it was not as good as I remembered

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I was excited to go here after reading about it on a best of brunch list, however I found the food to be average and the service to be subpar at best. After being seated, we were not helped or brought water for 15 mins, and had to ask the hostess to send someone over. I ordered the cast iron eggs, but the eggs were overcooked and dry, and the cheese was not at all melted. A pair of women next to me both ordered the eggs as well, however one came out looking perfect - runny eggs, gooey cheese - while the other came out looking very dry like mine. If my dish had been done correctly, I'm sure it would have been great, but unfortunately the food was very inconsistent.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had a girls get together overnight. Brunch was park tavern the next day. It was perfect. The service was very slow and forgetful. I wondered if they were short staffed that day. But there were staff that seemed unoccupied with attendance at a table, so I do not really know. 15 min for coffee. No refill.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I love the food there and the service is always impeccable. I just wish the place wasn't so loud.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Service was excellent, food was spot on, sizable wine selection with all varietals available. Only knock would be the proximity of other two tops-very close.

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Poor seat selection to start. Very poor service thereafter. Overpriced wine list and noticeably lacking CA wine representation.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Get the birthday cake!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

It was delicious. The Marlow Burger was banging!!!

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Service was great atmosphere open and ensuring. Creative menu loved the Brassel sprouts and drinks great drinks. We went here before Beach Blanket Babylon and it was an easy walk right around the corner.

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Met with friends. Nice variety for brunch, good drinks and they take reservations, always a plus .

Tags: Casual, Great for Brunch, Fun
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Noise level extremely high. Slow service. Seems like they were short staffed. Nothing special to the food.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great location, good service and we both loved our order. The short ribs and the burger were great as was the "birthday cake" dessert. Service was impeccable, prompt and friendly.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The definition of mediocre. The seating is too crowded. The hostess wasn't welcoming. The portions were pretty small and the food wasn't very good in general (not bad, just not good).

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great restaurant frequented by locals with a varied menu and great vibe. Food was excellent and portion sizes good. Can be a little loud because of the hard surfaces, but that just adds to the restaurant’s vibrancy. We definitely will go back when we are in SF next.

Tags: Hot Spot, People Watching
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

My wife and I went came in celebrating our first anniversary. We had great service and enjoyed all of the food we ordered. Thank you Park Tavern for not disappointing.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 23, 2017

This is the only bar I've been to outside of London that charges for the mix in addition to the liquor. A gin gimlet was $14 for the gin and an additional $2 for the lime juice.
What a ripoff, at least have the integrity to tell customers that the drinks are expensive with out this sneaky add on. Additionally, when asked what gin my wife wanted in her gimlet (I was not present) she said she didn't know and they poured Hendricks at $16 (plus the lime juice) when Beefeaters was in the well. I'm a local and will not be back to this "tourist trap".

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 23, 2017

I love eating at Park Tavern. The food, service and atmosphere were great. I highly recommend it.

Tags: Comfort Food, Healthy, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Casual, Spicy
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

We ordered the chicken and the burger. The chicken was delicious but the burger was not good. We ordered it medium and it tasted like very burnt barbecue and the meat patty was pretty thin. Service was okay. When the restaurant got busy it was hard to track down our server. Also, he was not the most personable.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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