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Map & Directions 3295 22nd St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
  • Spanish, Tapas
  • Sun 12pm-10pm, Mon-Sat 11:30am-2pm, Mon-Thu 5pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-10:30pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, Diners Club
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Delivery, Private Party
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Accepted
  • Lot Available, Street


SF Weekly's Description

A few decades into its run, Esperpento is still packed and jovial, thanks to pitchers of sangria and notably low prices for its Spanish dishes. Also unchanged: the decor, painted in colors Betsey Johnson would approve; the swirl-topped tables; and the photo of Salvador Dali, waxed mustache finally fashionable again. Esperpento's tapas menu is big enough to contain lows (bland creamed spinach, cheap jamon serrano). But, on the whole, the Mission District restaurant remains a great place to fill a table with dishes like fried anchovies, pinchos morunos (pork skewers) the restaurant's famous papas bravas with spicy mayonnaise, and smoky, thinly sliced artichokes cooked on the grill.

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  • Grub Crawl on 11/10/10

    Try the patatas bravas, gambas al ajillo, tortilla de patata, champinones al ajillo, y enselada de pimientos rojos. They gave us 8 different tapas for our Grub Crawl. WWW.GRUBCRAWL.COM Photos:

  • natassia on 05/09/10

    one pitcher of sangria per person.

  • Katya Z. on 07/04/10

    the spicy potatoes are the bomb.

  • Michelle S. on 09/23/12

    Amazing sangrias! Mariachi band played! Will come back for paella!!

  • Paula W. on 08/28/10

    This place is great the potatoes and Aioli are amazing

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