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Picaro Tapas Restaurant

3120 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3328
+1 415-431-4089
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (19 reviews)
“tapas” (29 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Spanish
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3120 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3328
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is very loud and loose. If you out to have a good time with a lot o people highly recommended . On a date or first date, or just wanting a quick silent meal don't go there. Generally, it is very busy and...More

Thank Yicarrillo
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Great and authentic tapas in the heart of the mission district. It's noisy, bustling, crowded and oozing a fun and funky vibe. The food comes out remarkably fast and every dish was delicious. The best paella I've had in a long time. It's best with...More

Thank Geoffrey F
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We ordered several tapas and two small paellas and it was plenty for a party of 4. The two paellas (Mariscos and Carne) were just ok - it seemed like they didn't have a lot of ingredients (e.g. clams, mussels, chicken, etc.) in each of...More

Thank BayAreaTraveler6338
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is THE place in the Mission district to go for a tasty Spanish-style meal. You don't go here for quiet conversation and thoughtful discussions about, well anything. The place is typically packed by 7 pm with couples, families in small and large groups, and...More

Thank n4mal
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a reservation here for a birthday party and still had to wait for 40 minutes for our table. An employee brought us free sangrias, which was nice, but it was still annoying. There is no atmosphere in this restaurant. It's plasticy tables and...More

Thank ellenmac
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I was here for a wedding rehearsal lunch. EVERYTHING I ate was amazing. I'm normally really picky but my God this place was good. The croquettes de pollo is my fav but the shrimp, the veggie platter, the bread, and the Sangria were incredible. Loved...More

Thank Nicolec26
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is the Tapas place me and my husband manage to go to every time we are in the area. For reals! It's fantastic. Love the Potatos Bravas! So delicious. The Sangria is a must too:)

Thank fuega88
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Ok, to avoid another fast-food day in the US. Gambas al ajillo and pa amb tomaquet were the best things we tried (don't expect them to be like the original ones). On the beers side, they had Estrella Damm and Estrella Galicia, that made my...More

Thank EdiMandM
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great selection of tapas, funky vibe of the artwork and lighting. Agree with other reviewers that it is loud. Parties of more than 4 people can have trouble hearing each other. Although the restaurant did get pretty busy while we were there, the quality of...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a really delightful place in the Mission area and was recommended by our Uber driver. On a late Sunday afternoon in August it was full of people. I loved the décor and the overall ambience. We ordered Sangria of course which paired well...More

Thank Torri K
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3120 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-431-4089
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