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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Galette

2043 Fillmore St. (California St.) Send to Phone
415-928-1300
Pascal Rigo's French-inspired bistro serves buckwheat galettes from ham and Gruyère to chicken in tangy mustard sauce plus custardy brioche French toast.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Galette Restaurant Review

: From the ever-expanding empire of Pascal Rigo, Galette is another tiny, casual bistro, perfect for a leisurely lunch while shopping on Fillmore Street. The bright, chatter-filled storefront has a style that seems just a nudge off from contemporary to give it a distinctly European feel. The galettes, crisp around the edges and fortified with nutty buckwheat flour, allow for a range of flavors. Hearty choices like the free-range chicken in a tangy mustard sauce; classic ham and Gruyère with a fried egg on top; or shrimp, scallops and mussels with Calvados apple brandy-scented mushrooms will satisfy a deep hunger. Lighter options like the sweet-salty smoked salmon with crème fraîche and herbs allow more room for dessert. Appetizers like sautéed calamari spiked with piment d'Espelette (a fruity red pepper from the Basque region) and a brothy Brittany fish soup could be meals themselves; for brunch, the custardy brioche French toast served with real maple syrup is a must. The sweet crêpes menu starts simply enough with salted butter and sugar or a smear of Nutella, but could be an elaborate event with poached pears, caramel ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate sauce and toasted almonds.
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