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A Visit to Duarte’s Tavern, An American Classic

Michael Bauer of Inside Scoop SF (and food editor for the San Francisco Chronicle) drives down to Pescadero for a visit to Duarte’s Tavern, founded in 1894. He loves it all, from the slanted floors in the old dining room to the cioppino to the olallieberry pie (olallieberries are a locally popular hybrid of blackberries and raspberries). The menu features artichokes from Duarte’s garden, local oysters, Dungeness crab… in fact, depending on the season, Duarte’s offers locally caught halibut, snapper, petrale sole, and sand dabs. There’s even an abalone sandwich! Continue reading