Gitane

Mediterranean Restaurant
6 Claude Ln (btwn Bush & Sutter St), San Francisco, CA 94108, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:30 AM–2:30 PM
    • 5:30 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 11:30 AM–2:30 PM
    • 5:30 PM–10:30 PM
  • Sat
    • 5:30 PM–10:30 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Dinner
Drinks:
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

amed after the freewheeling gypsy, Gitane is a modern, funky, and artistically bold restaurant located in downtown San Francisco between the financial district and Union Square. Chef Bridget Batson creates thoughtful dishes inspired from the Iberian peninsula, located on the southw... (See all)

8.9/10

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    Shirley L.
    "Try the lamb tartare and ceviche apps!"(5 Tips)
    Toby M.
    "Bacon Bon bons are amazing!"(6 Tips)
    Katharine C.
    "Get the beignets for dessert."(3 Tips)
    Carina N.
    "... liver patè, Rioja, bacon bonbon, winter squash soup, everything!"(2 Tips)
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  • lamb tartare
  • cocktails
  • good for dates
  • seafood
  • hidden gem
  • beignets
  • romantic
  • desserts
  • wine
  • scallops
  • trendy
  • bacon
  • tasting menu
  • outdoor seating
  • calamari
  • dimly-lit
  • croquettes
  • great value
  • whiskey
  • cozy
  • dpb

    Just phenomenal.

    dpb · 4 days ago
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  • Sherry L.

    Nice heated outdoor patio. Good food.

    Sherry Li · June 25
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  • Derek P.

    Drinks are amazing. Food... not so much

    Derek Petersen · June 3
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  • Cassandra L.

    Pisco punch, blood orange salad, and scallops were good.

    Cassandra Light · April 22
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  • Angie H.

    Food is pretty good but ever so slightly outdated (that Mission competition tho) and inconsistent (changing of chefs). Otherwise, super sexy secluded date spot 😍.

    Angie H · April 18
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  • Frances J.

    Great food and drinks at this gem in FiDi. Heard they have a good happy hour

    Frances James · December 1, 2014
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  • Olinda H.

    Cheese board and prunes stuffed with goat cheese

    Olinda H · October 18, 2014
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  • Robin H.

    Hidden treasure in a tourist area

    Robin Houcken · October 7, 2014
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  • Jane D.

    Burrata to start. Great wine list, and food is all very high quality.

    Jane Dong · August 15, 2014
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  • SFGate

    Specialties: Sherry; tasting menu that might include pan-roasted duck with Tempranillo chile puree, pears and baby turnips. Read more

    SFGate · August 2, 2014
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  • Jodie S.

    By the way. It's not bacon wrapped prunes it's fig and amazing. Get the veggie cocas.

    Jodie Steinberg · July 6, 2014
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  • Shirley L.

    Try the lamb tartare and ceviche apps!

    Shirley Liu · May 24, 2014
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  • Luiz E.

    sad how the very poor service is opposite to the great food

    Luiz Eduardo · February 23, 2014
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  • Carina N.

    Chicken liver patè, Rioja, bacon bonbon, winter squash soup, everything!

    Carina Ngai · February 9, 2014
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  • Stephen H.

    I had the Bacon Bon Bons for my first time the other night, and holy crap. Breathtaking. As was everything else I had, but those bon bons are the things dreams are made of!

    Stephen Herbert · February 4, 2014
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  • Etienne P.

    Great date spot!

    Etienne P · February 1, 2014
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  • Zane G.

    BACON BON BONS ALL THE WAY. Seafood tajine is also good for sharing :)

    Zane Gan · January 30, 2014
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  • Adam G.

    Super bomb. But don't tell Vasana

    Adam Greenberg · January 26, 2014
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  • Kevin C.

    Beignets, best dessert ever!

    Kevin Chen  · December 15, 2013
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  • Kevin C.

    New York rib eye.

    Kevin Chen  · December 15, 2013
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  • Kevin C.

    Forgot which appetizer this was...

    Kevin Chen  · December 15, 2013
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  • Kevin C.

    Hen, so damn good.

    Kevin Chen  · December 15, 2013
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  • Timothy C.

    Bacon bon bons!

    Timothy Churchwell · November 9, 2013
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  • Heather A.

    Get the meatballs.

    Heather A · October 20, 2013
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  • Jessica C.

    Quinoa vodka! So smooth!

    Jessica Cox · August 15, 2013
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  • Omer Z.

    Lamb tartare is only served Mondays.

    Omer Zach · July 26, 2013
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  • Ron Z.

    Never a bad meal; always a spectacular culinary feast.

    Ron Zakay · June 1, 2013
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  • Tony X.

    Absolutely stunning. Start with the lamb tongue with sweetheart, then work your way to the duck with dirty farro. Wash it down with a signature cocktail and tell your friends about this amazing place.

    Tony Xerray · May 20, 2013
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  • Robin S.

    The duck is really good!

    Robin Simpson · May 3, 2013
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  • Tyler G.

    The bacon wrapped Bon bons are a must.

    Tyler Gough · April 30, 2013
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  • San F.

    Try the Valencia rice a la plancha, as well as croquetas ($8) stuffed with braised rabbit and melty manchego.

    San Francisco Magazine · April 23, 2013
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  • Line A.

    Order the Jamon Iberico.

    Line Atallah · March 29, 2013
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  • Iulia C.

    Try the rabbit with a glass of white wine for a true French experience!

    Iulia Chiriac · February 27, 2013
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  • Haley S.

    The food is great here, but I love just sitting at the bar and ordering cocktails! Try anything with mezcal, you won't be disappointed.

    Haley Smith · January 8, 2013
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  • Shawna S.

    The sexiest restaurant in San Francisco!

    Shawna Sund · November 8, 2012
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  • Benjamin G.

    Amazing flatbread! Lovely decor.

    Benjamin Godfre · October 12, 2012
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  • Sahana U.

    Table agrees. Want to makes sweet love to the olive oil ice cream.

    Sahana U · September 13, 2012
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  • Johnny L.

    The calamari are truly a gem

    Johnny Lee · August 26, 2012
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  • Grace S.

    Lamb tartare, rock fish, and sangria

    Grace S. · July 26, 2012
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  • SFGate M.

    The Iberian food is a natural partner to the best Sherry list in the Bay Area.

    SFGate Manager · July 16, 2012
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  • Kyle S.

    You're going to want to try the beignets. They are spectacular.

    Kyle Siskey · May 20, 2012
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  • Dave E.

    Ask Ramon for whatever you want...he can make it.

    Dave Evans · May 4, 2012
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  • Hope F.

    Beautiful restaurant

    Hope Frank · April 26, 2012
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  • Jeremy

    Absolutely magnificent Old Fashioned's!

    Jeremy · March 21, 2012
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  • Katharine C.

    Get the beignets for dessert. Extra naughty sauce, keep the chocolate sauce. Hold the lemon.

    Katharine Camilli-Suyeda · March 11, 2012
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  • Sabrina B.

    Ask for a Radification!

    Sabrina Bruning · February 19, 2012
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  • GourmetLive

    Food blogger Anita of Dessert First recommends Gitane. “The cuisine is a fabulously funky mix of Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Moroccan. Don’t miss the bacon-wrapped prunes with goat cheese.”

    GourmetLive · February 10, 2012
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  • Mandy T.

    Must try: lamb tartare

    Mandy Tong · December 8, 2011
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  • Jesus L.

    Great bar, super hip vibe. Will definetly be back:-)

    Jesus Lara · December 3, 2011
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  • Chase L.

    Very definition of a hidden gem.

    Chase Lin · November 26, 2011
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