CATCH of the DAY: TOMBO TUNA

June 25, 2016

Summer's here and you're hungry but you've vowed to only eat salads until September.  Have no fear, our seared coriander encrusted TOMBO TUNA is here to save your crave. Thick slices of beautifully seared Tombo Tuna rest atop a summery salad made of arugula, fava bean greens, fresh apricot, shaved jalapeno, kohlrabi, spiced cashews and shaved red onion tossed in a lime cilantro vinaigrette.  Hints of toasted coriander and cashew add a deep ...

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It’s a BETTER BURGER, BABY

May 30, 2016

Did you know you could help save the earth by eating a burger?! Yes, it's true.  And leave it to the clever folks at the James Beard Foundation to figure out how : through their BETTER BURGER PROJECT.  It's not just a contest, it's a movement.  The mission of the Better Burger Project (also known as the Blended Burger Project...yeah, confusing) is to promote more healthy and sustainable practices by inviting a select few chefs across ...

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Shuckin’ GOOD!

April 6, 2016

It's sun thirty...time to go to the Pier! And the best part?  These fresh, plump, juicy oysters are waiting for you.  They're served raw on the half shell with a light mignonette sauce.  The mignonette is made of red wine vinegar, champagne, horseradish, ground black pepper, mint and chopped shallots which adds a nice acidity to the brininess of the oysters. Can't think of a finer way to spend a sunny afternoon than with a dozen of ...

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New Floor!

January 9, 2016

We have completed our second wave of renovations here at Pier 23 Cafe! Come on down and dance on our new wood floors, have a drink and enjoy the live music featured every night. We are also working on new items that will be featured on our up-and-coming menu! Anticipate new savory plates that will encourage your return and rouse cravings that can only be satiated at Pier 23 Cafe.

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Renovations

November 24, 2015

Pier 23 Cafe is closed Monday thru Thursday this week, but don't fret as we are closed to improve our restaurant and enhance your dining experience! When our doors reopen you will notice freshly painted walls, updated kitchen accessories, and what we are most eager about, a brand new bar-top. These features along with our annual second tent coalesce to offer you a destination you will return to time and time again.

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Crab Cake Benedict

November 10, 2015

Come down for our weekend brunch and try our delicious crab cake bene.  Complete with sriracha hollandaise and bacon, this dish hits the spot every time! Brunch starts at 10am both Saturday & Sunday.  Don't forget, bloody marys and mimosas go well with every dish!!  ;o)

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New Tent

November 3, 2015

The crisp winter winds that come with the changing season have encouraged us at Pier 23 Cafe to assemble our annual second tent on the back patio! Admire the picturesque view of the waterfront in the warm, heated comfort of our additional tent. We invite you to come down and enjoy great food among great service.

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Farewell to JERSON!

July 23, 2015

We wanted to say a special goodbye to our man, Jerson Martinez. A loyal employee of Pier 23 Cafe for the last 5 years and a talented dancer, he worked the floor like no other. He even met his future wife dancing at Madrón on Divisadero.  Jerson and Sarah quickly fell in love and were married. Shortly thereafter they had Galielo. Lee-lo is even tempered and popular, just like his father. Jerson and his young family have moved to Chicago ...

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The CRISPIER…The BETTER!

July 22, 2015

Crunch is key. That's the philosophy behind the new BEER BATTERED FISH & CHIPS we're serving at Pier 23 Cafe.  Chef Seamus decided to use a live yeast beer batter to achieve the ultimate crispy exterior.  The result is this gorgeously crusted shell that has been fried to a golden hue.  The outside is both crunchy and delicate while the fish, East Coast haddock, remains deliciously moist. The fish is served atop a basket of french ...

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WET DARK ART IV this Friday Night!!

April 23, 2015

"To express yourself needs a reason, but expressing yourself is the reason."- Ai WeiWei In the spirit of excitement, adventure and a fascination with many things Chinese, you're invited to the performance of: Wet Dark Art IV Friday, April 24 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Aquatic Park Cove, San Francisco, California Conceived by Pier 23 Cafe owner, Flicka McGurrin, Wet Dark Art IV is a series of drawings on the sand and the waters of Aquatic ...

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