Bellota

Spanish Tapas

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Overview

Bellota showcases Spanish cuisine in a spacious restaurant marked by a lively open kitchen, wine bottle library and modern Mediterranean decor. Opened by The Absinthe Restaurant Group, this SoMa features paellas, tapas like clam and sea urchin fritters or chicken meatballs and slow-roasted Moorish-spiced lamb from the grill. Alongside sherry, Spanish sidra (cider) and vermut (vermouth) on tap, there is an all-Spanish wine list, sherry, gin & tonics and Spanish-inspired cocktails like the El Charro (camomile bourbon, Arbol, banana, Oloroso sherry).

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ACCOLADES

  • Three stars from the San Francisco Chronicle 2016
  • Fideua: The Bay Area’s 50 Most Essential New Dishes 2016 — San Francisco Magazine
  • 12 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Summer in the SF Bay Area 2016  Zagat
  • Honorable Mention: SF's Best Restaurant Openings of 2016  Table8

Menu for Bellota

Dinner

CHARCUTERIA Y QUESOS

  • Pan toasted, spanish-style bread, tomate fresco, garlic olive oil
    $6.00
  • Queso three-cheese manchego flight, quince paste, celery-&-grape salad, picos
    $15.00
  • Embutido jamon serrano, chorizo sausage, sobrasada, pan con tomate
    $20.00
  • Bellota 5j, jamon iberico de bellota, sliced to order, pan con tomate
    $30.00
  • Charcuteria selection of sliced meats & cheeses with house charcuteria, picos, pan con tomate, tomato fresco
    $40.00

MAR Y MONTANA

  • Atun raw, bigeye tuna, caper, lime, arbequina
  • Cangrejo steam, crab salad, iberico lardo, avocado, brioche
  • Caballa poach, spanish mackerel, mandarina 'caviar', sunchoke
  • Cruda raw, grass-fed beef, lobster alioli, rice puff, harissa
  • Pulpo steam, octopus, marble potato, celery root

Tapas

  • Ensalada 'little gem' lettuce, strawberry, pickled rhubarb, cocoa-almond, queso dulce, muscatel vinagreta
    $13.00
  • Guisante raw, sugar-snap pea & tendril, queso fresco dressing, cashew dukkah
    $13.00
  • Remolacha roasted, red beet, watercress, farro verde, raisin, pistachio goat cheese
    $13.00
  • Esparragos olive oil-poached & raw asparagus, baby romaine, citrus alioli, salt cod bunuelos
    $16.00
  • Bravas crisped, kennebec potatoes, chipotle bravas salsa, smoky alioli
    $11.00
  • Brusela roasted & fermented, brussels sprouts, garum vinagreta, idiazabal migas
    $13.00
  • Tortilla spanish omelette, potato, onion, rainbow chard, crispy alioi
    $14.00
  • Croqueta creamy clam & sea-urchin fritter, pickled ramp, seaweed powder
    $15.00
  • Albondiga yogurt-braised, chicken meatball, spinach, pinenut migas, pomegranate
    $16.00
  • Coliflor roasted, cumin-spiced cauliflower & romanesco, queso-chili dip
    $12.00
  • Gambas olive oil-poached, gulf prawn, kumquat, garlic, chili, grilled bread
    $18.00
  • Brocoli roasted, broccoli, labneh, onion agria dulce, walnut picada
    $12.00

PAELLA Y ARROZ

  • Setas paella, roasted wild mushroom, kale sprout & leaf, black garlic, pepita, garlic scape
    $38.00
  • Pollo paella, crispy boneless chicken wing, snail, braised bean, snowpea, tomato sofrito
    $40.00
  • Fideua paella of rice & noodle, "the S.F. treat," gulf shrimp, scallop, green bean, squid & ink
    $43.00
  • Pluma paella, acorn-fed Iberico pork shoulder, jamon, iberico, saffron, garbanzo, squash
    $45.00
  • Dividida divided, choose two types of paella cooked in one pan
    $55.00

HEARTH

  • Cordero slow roasted, moorish spiced lamb, flatbread, ember-roasted eggplant, brown butter figs & PX
    Racion $43.00
    Media-racion $26.00
  • Fabada asturian white-bean & chorizo stew, morcilla, pork belly, grilled octopus, charred & fermented cabbage
    Racion $45.00
    Media-racion $26.00
  • Pescado plancha-roasted, whole sea bass, judion bean, crispy-&-braised artichoke, nettle-citrus salsa racion
    Racion $38.00
  • Chuleton grilled, dry-aged flannery beef, "CA reserve," basque tximitxurri, bone marrow holandesa
    32 Oz. Bone-in Porterhouse Racion $100.00
    16 Oz. T-bone Media-racion $50.00

Lunch

Bebidas

  • Curcuma turmeric, lemon, ginger, soda
    $8.00
  • Machita macha, agave, lemon, lime, saffron
    $8.00
  • Albaricoque toasted apricot, rosemary, orange, lemon, soda
    $8.00
  • Pepino bay leaf, lime, cucumber, honey, citrus soda
    $8.00
  • Maracuya passionfruit, thyme, lemon, pineapple, ginger
    $8.00

Tonics

  • Citrus, Cola, Strawberry, Orange, Marmalade
    $6.00

Ensaladas

  • Guisante raw, sugar-snap pea & tendril, queso fresco dressing, cashew dukkah
    $13.00
  • Remolacha roasted, red beet, watercress, farro verde, raisin, pistachio goat cheese
    $13.00
  • Ensalada 'little gem' lettuce, strawberry, rhubarb, cocoa-almond, queso dulce, muscatel vinagreta
    $13.00
  • Esparragos olive oil-poached & raw asparagus, baby romaine, citrus alioli, salt cod bunuelos
    $16.00

Montaditos

  • Pan toasted, Spanish-style bread, tomate fresco, garlic olive oil, $6.
    Add Manchego $6.00
    Add Chorizo Sausage $7.00
    Add Sobrasada $8.00
    Add Jamon Serrano $11.00
    Add Jamon Iberico De Bellota $16.00

Bocadillos

  • Tortilla spanish omelette, potato, onion, rainbow chard, crispy chorizo alioli, seeded bun
    $14.00
  • Coca wood-fired flatbread, 42° egg, sobrasada, spring onion, idiazabal cheese
    $16.00
  • Asado slow-roasted pork, quince conserva, asain pear, arugula, seeded bun
    $16.00
  • Lamburguesa lamb burger, stewed lengua, mahon cheese, guindilla alioli, pretzel bun
    $19.00

Hearth

  • Fabada austrian white-bean & chorizo stew, morcilla, pork belly, grilled octopus, charred & fermented cabbage
    $24.00
  • Vaca pan-roasted, prime hanger steak, smoked fingerling potato, brocolini, squash & bone-marrow puree, mojo rojo
    $30.00

Tapas Caliente

  • Bravas crisped, kennebec potatoes, chipotle bravas salsa, smoky alioli
    $11.00
  • Brocoli roasted, broccoli, labneh, onion agria dulce, walnut picada
    $12.00
  • Brusela roasted & fermented, brussels sprouts, garum vinagreta, idiazabel migas
    $13.00
  • Coliflor roasted, cumin-spiced cauliflower & romanesco, queso-chili dip
    $12.00
  • Salmon plancha-roasted, wild salmon, jamon-&-kholrabi salsa, zucchini, escarole
    $18.00
  • Gambas olive oil-poached, gulf prawn, kumquat, garlic, chili, grilled bread
    $18.00
  • Albondiga yogurt-braised, chicken meatball, spinach, pinenut migas, pomegranate
    $16.00

Paella Y Arroz

  • Arroz Negro creamy black rice, gulf shrimp, scallop, green bean, roasted pepper, squid & ink
    $26.00
  • Paella de Pluma paella, acorn-fed iberico pork shoulder, jamon iberico, saffron, garbanzo
    $45.00
  • Paella de Setas paella, roasted wild mushroom, kale sprout & leaf, black garlic, pepita, garlic scape
    $38.00

Drinks

Barrels

  • Manzanilla Sherry Bod. Yuste 'Aurora', Sanlucar
    $7.00
  • Vermut Vermut Rojo Atxa, Basque, ES
    $7.00
  • Fino Sherry Fernando de Castilla Jerez, ES
    $7.00
  • Sidra Natural Riestra Asturias, ES
    $7.00

"Gin Tonic"

  • JUNIPER Junipero, Bloomsbury, Bond Street
  • CITRUS Gin Mare, Master's, No. 209
  • EARTH Apostoles, Rutte, St. George Terroir

Cocktails

  • Comillas gin, chrysanthemum, honey, manzanilla sherry
  • La Macha genever, macha, agave, lemon, fino sherry, egg whites
  • Mas Antiguo tequila, bourbon, nocino, cinnamon, amontillado sherry
  • Amor se Paga mezcal, shiso brandy, campari, kumquat, lemon, dandelion
  • La Celestina gin, cynar, caraway, atxa rojo vermouth, fino sherry
  • Almendra brandy, almond, cardamom, cynar, lemon, amontillado sherry
  • Vale, Guay scotch, strawberry, oolong, lemon, fino sherry, egg whites
  • Falles rum, allspice, spiced pineapple 'gastrique,' lime, toasted coconut
  • El Sueno peppered vodka, lacuesta, saffron, lemon, pineapple, sesame

Draught Beer

  • Estrella Damm Barcelona, España
  • Pine Street 'Milk Stout' San Francisco, CA
  • Fort Point 'Villager' IPA San Francisco, CA
  • Speakeasy 'Prohibition' Ale San Francisco, CA

Bottled Beer

  • Moritz Barcelona, España
    $7.00
  • Er Boqueron Valencia, España
    $8.00
  • Estrella 'Inedit' Barcelona, España
    $9.00
  • Estrella '1906' Especial Rioja, España
    $9.00
  • Mateo + Barnabe 'Fermin' Rioja, España
    $10.00

Sidra

  • Maeloc Apple Sidra Galicia, España (330 ml)
    $9.00
  • Maeloc Pear Sidra Galicia, España (330 ml)
    $9.00
  • Maeloc Blackberry Sidra Galicia, España (330 ml)
    $9.00
  • Avalon Asturias, España (330 ml)
    $7.00
  • Trabanco 'Poma Aurea' Austrias, España (330 ml)
    $10.00
    $36.00
  • Arratzai Ursulbil, España (750 ml)
    $28.00
  • Trabanco Austrias, España (750 ml)
    $24.00
  • Mayador Austrias, España (750 ml)
    $20.00
  • Izastegi Basque County (750 ml)
    $20.00

Dessert

Desserts

  • Semifrio queso fresco, strawberries, caramelized honey
    $11.00
  • Bastilla de Manzana huckleberry, almond, yogurt
    $12.00
  • Arroz con Leche cardamom rice pudding, candied kumquat, pistachio
    Tapa $11.00
    Racion $20.00
  • Churros crispy Spanish doughnuts, dulce de leche, salted chocolate sauce
    $11.00
  • Cafe y Chocolate chocolate praline ganache, hazelnut, coffee ice cream
    $12.00

Sherry-finished Whisky

  • Auchentoshan 3 Wood
    $25.00
  • Jim Beam Sherry-Finished Bourbon
    $45.00
  • The Dalmore 15 yr
    $35.00
  • Lagavulin PX Finish '98
    $40.00
  • Macallan 12 yr
    $20.00
  • Tomatin Single Malt
    $23.00
  • Glennfiddich 15 yr
    $18.00
  • Glenkinchie Single Malt
    $25.00
  • Belle Meade 9 yr Bourbon
    $25.00

Sherry

  • Gonzales Byass Alfonso Oloroso
    $11.00
  • Lustau East India Sherry
    $11.00
  • Hidalgo Wellington Palo Cortado 20 yr.
    $20.00
  • Toro Albala Don PX 1983
    $18.00

Spanish Brandy

  • Fundador Solera Reserva
    $12.00
  • Cardinal Mendoza Gran Reserva
    $20.00
  • Lepanto Solera Reserva
    $20.00
  • Lepanto OV Oloroso Viejo
    $18.00
  • Lepanto PX Gran Reserva
    $20.00
  • Torres 'Jamie I' 30 yr
    $45.00
  • Lustau Solera Gran Reserva
    $15.00
  • Suau 8 yr
    $12.00
  • Suau 15 yr
    $13.00
  • Gran Duque de Alba
    $16.00
  • Gran Duque de Alba Oro
    $45.00

Coffee

  • Cafe Solo
    $3.50
  • Cafe con Leche
    $4.50
  • Cafe con Leche Condensada
    $4.50
  • Cortado
    $4.00
  • Carajillo espresso + brandy
    $8.00

Tea

  • Samovar Ryokucha, English Breakfast, Lapsang Souchong, Tumeric Spice, Lavender Spearmint
    Each $6.00

Wine

Cava

  • Cava Rose Raventos i Blanc 'de nit', Penedes 2013
    $13.00
    $34.00
    $52.00
  • Cava Avinyo 'Reserva,' Penedes 2012
    $11.00
    $28.00
    $42.00

Rosado/Rose

  • Hondaribi Zuri/Beltza Ametzoi, Getariako Txakolina 2015
    $13.00
    $34.00
    $52.00

Blanco/White

  • Hondarribi Zuri Uriondo, Bizkaiko Txakolina 2015
    $11.00
    $28.00
    $42.00
  • Albarino Benito Santos 'Saiar,' Rias Baixas 2014
    $12.00
    $30.00
    $45.00
  • Xarel-Lo Pardas, 'Rupestris' Penedes
    $11.00
    $28.00
    $42.00
  • Godello Bodegas Valdesil 'Sobre Lias,' Valdeorras 2013
    $13.00
    $34.00
    $52.00
  • Muscat Petillant Avinyo 'Bi d'Angulla,' Penedes 2015
    $10.00
    $25.00
    $38.00
  • Viura Lopez de Heredia 'Gravonia,' Rioja 2006
    $15.00
    $40.00
    $60.00

Tinto/Red

  • Mencia Guimaro, Ribeira Sacra 2014
    $11.00
    $28.00
    $42.00
  • Garnacha Joan d'Anguera 'Finca L'Argata, Montsant 2012
    $15.00
    $40.00
    $60.00
  • Tempranillo Sierra de Tolono, Rioja 2014
    $13.00
    $34.00
    $52.00
  • Tempranillo Remelluri Reserva, Rioja 2009
    $20.00
    $50.00
    $75.00
  • Garnacha Blend Pasanau, 'Cep Nous,' Priorat 2013
    $12.00
    $30.00
    $45.00
  • Tempranillo Numanthia 'Termes,' Toro 2012
    $13.00
    $34.00
    $52.00

Tapear

Tapas

  • Spiced Marcona Almond
    $6.00
  • Marinated Spanish Olives
    $6.00
  • Gilda Pincho
    $6.00
  • Queso del dia
    $6.00

Sherry

  • Fino or Manzanila
    $3.00

Barrels

  • Sidra Natural Riestra Asturias, ES
    $5.00
  • Vermut Vermut Rojo Atxa, Basque, ES
    $5.00
  • Sangria Sangria Rojo, San Francisco, CA
    $5.00

Wine / Beer

  • Txakolina
    $6.00
  • Estrella Damm Barcelona, España (draught)
    $5.00

Bar Menu

Bar Menu

  • Spiced Marcona Almond andalusion & candied
    $7.00
  • Marinated Spanish Olives arbequina, gordal, castelvetrano
    $9.00
  • Queso three-cheese manchego flight, quince paste, celery-&-grape salad, picos
    $15.00
  • Embutido jamon serrano, chorizo sausage, sobrassada, pan con tomate
    $20.00
  • Ensalada 'little gem' lettuce, red wine-poached quince, pear, almond, muscatel vinagreta
    $13.00
  • Bravas crisped, Kennebec potatoes, chipotle bravas salsa, smoky alioli
    $10.00
  • Coliflor roasted, cauliflower & romanesco, queso-chili dip
    $11.00
  • Lamburguesa lamb burger, stewed lengua, mahon cheese, guindilla alioli, pretzel bun
    $19.00

888 Brannan Street #110
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Modern, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Foodies, Groups, Hot Spot
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (415) 430-6580
  • Private Dining Room: Yes