Bar Tartine

My family and I went to Bar Tartine on my last night in San Francisco. We left stuffed and satisfied. The restaurant has a definite light, hip San Francisco feel present in the restaurant’s design and transcending into their service and dishes. The dishes are unique, the best by far being the beef tartare flatbread; some dishes, like the lobster mushrooms, were disappointing.

Overall, I would return to Bar Tartine, but not for my last meal in SF. The bread, wheeled over from Tartine Bakery, is obviously superb. The cultured butter was better than the more eccentric lard.


Rye kvass / pickleback


Sliced Bread + Cultured Butter


Sliced Bread + Lard, onion, paprika


Beets in chickpea sauce


Lobster mushrooms and sorrel


Beef tartare on potato flatbread with green horseradish


Charred salmon with padron peppers, corn, and mushrooms


Smoked potatoes with black garlic


Sprouted lentil croquettes with kefir and coriander


Poached Chicken with white beans, tomatoes, and skordalia

Bar Tartine

561 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 487-1600

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