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Inspired by the flavors of Venice and cooked in the tradition of the region, the cuisine we feature is fresh, simply prepared fare served Venetian cicchetti style -- small plates of hot and cold dishes to be shared among friends and family. Prepared with only the freshest ingredients available in the market, our menu is seasonal and focuses on seafood, with meat and pasta offerings as well. Offering spirits and wines, Pesce serves classic cocktails as well as hand-selected, quality wines from Italy and the United States.
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Russian Hill, Northeast San Francisco, Polk Gulch


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The food here is so creative and fresh...

Pesce is one of my favorite restaurants in the city. They have a great selection of fresh oysters (try a vodka shooter here!) and a decent wine list. You can't go wrong with any of their seafood dishes. I love the seafood soup (not the cioppino). The orzo/crab salad is delicious as well. Their menu changes all the time, so try something different. Service is usually good also. Great food, great wine, great ser... view more

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Good Tapa's great Value

my boyfriend and I had reservations at Pacific Catch, and arrived there via cab only to decide that it looks like Taco Hell, so we decided to make a back up plan. We caught another cab and went to Pesca, we walked in and was seated imedaitely. The decor was clean and kinda hip, the bartender was full of personality, and they bought our first drink on the house!\r
We were seated promptly, and ordered a multiple
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Think Venice without the pigeons

This place is so authentic you will be looking over your shoulder for the pigeons...the dishes here remind us of Venice, and the fact that they offer the small dishes (cicchetti) encourages you to try dishes are (remember the menu changes frequently) halibut fixed in a variety of ways....octopus both in cold salad and warm with potatoes, grilled sardines...truely amazing...and the best selection of... view more

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Excellent seafood, great service!

I am new to the area and thought I'd try a hand at seafood small plates. All of their seafood is the freshest. Highlights were scallops with chanterelle mushrooms and truffle oil and fresh clams and oysters. The bellini cocktail was also delightful. Was very pleased and all of the positive reviews below are all right on!

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One of my favorite ""small plate"" places in the city

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the city. I love the small plates. It lets you try different things without overstuffing yourself on one dish. One of my favorites is this fresh crab tower. It's is very refreshing. It has lemon and avacado mixed into chilled fresh crab shaped into this little tower. Unfortunately it's seasonal. They also make very nice cocktails and use fresh ingridients. They use fr... view more

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Great Local Hub for Two or Stag!

This is a great restaurant that is medium priced considering its neighbors. Can get a little crazy on Fri & Sat with the noise level too high and the fallout of drunken Russian Hill personas after a sporting event. Most often than not, you can get a seat immediately at the bar. Don't expect great service from Reza, unless you're a pretty girl. The other female bartendar is very cool and has great suggestions. Fa... view more

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Small plates - big plate it's all good

Had dinner on a Thursday night. We were able to sit quickly and enjoyed the evening. The server made a great wine recommendation that went great with our food. You have to try the swordfish rolls. They were out of this world! The oysters and crab linguine were great too.

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Very good seafood small plates for lite dinner or larger plates for full meal

I have gone to Pesce a few times and have not been disappointed. If you just want a light dinner they have reasonably priced small plates or full size dinner plates. Loved the sardines, if you don't mind the bones and the fish stew was very good too. The atmosphere is warm and cozy, very unpretentious, great neighborhood place.

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Excellent all around

Finally a mid-range restaurant in SF that delivers. My friend and I ordered the smoked fish sampler plate (particulary fond of the sturgeon!) and the crab rissotto tortino, which I have since attempted to recreate chez moi (close, but not as good as at the restaurant!). Both were fresh, tasty, well-prepared and serve by a nice but non-intrusive. Very satisfied.

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User review by lotsofmoney

The raw oyster was fresh, the crab was really good, and you have to try the sidecar. It is the best drink I ever had at a restaurant.

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