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Bergerac

316 11th St. (Folsom St.) Send to Phone
415-255-9440
Creative, tea-infused cocktails and an appealing bar menu make for a happy hour well spent. Photo courtesy of Bergerac Restaurant

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Tues.-Sat., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Entertainment: Live music Fri.-Sat.
  • Full bar

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Bergerac, San Francisco, CA

Bergerac Restaurant Review

: This lively watering hole draws the SoMa happy hour crowd for deftly prepared cocktails and playful American fare. A color palette saturated with purple and gold frames monochromes of yesteryear’s rock stars and imbues a racy, libertine-esque vibe. Cocktails are well constructed, with the leathery Escobar of mezcal, tamarind and chartreuse leading the pack. The complex Rosy Poms pairs St. George Terroir gin with Earl Grey and pomelo. Various teas, in fact, appear frequently about the bar, and prove quite pleasing. Three cocktails are available on tap, and another three are barrel aged. Crispy truffle fries are worth a try, as is the Wagyu tartare with egg yolk emulsion and soft crostini. Bacon-wrapped dates with buttermilk blue cheese are powerful. We would return for the filling Gruyère gnocchi with braised duck and brown butter, as well as the farmer’s market salad, which features mint, parsley and juice from the in-house pickling program. The bourbon whipped cream on the french-toast bread pudding must be sampled.
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