Duarte's Tavern is proud to be the recipient of
Duarte's, voted "An American Classic" "...beloved neighborhood landmarks, casual places with distinct menus and singular atmospheres. Collectively and individually, these restaurants are a slice of American culinary history. they have withstood the test of time. They are, in short, American Classics."
Duarte's Tavern in Other News
"Bountiful Pescadero from Artichokes to Goats"
San Francisco Chronicle, November 2008
"Duarte's Tavern comes by its landmark status honestly." -- Christine Delsol
"Six of a Kind: Bay Area Classics" San Francisco Chronicle, October 2008
"Some of our most popular establishments have roots back more than a century. Dozens of places have informed the Bay Area dining scene for decades, but the six longtime favorites here as as vibrant today as the day they opened." -- Michael Bauer
Edible San Francisco, August 2008
"When I think of leaving the Bay Area, I think of a bowl of soup. It is no generic bowl of soup...the dish that floats into my mind can be found only at Duarte's Tavern in Pescadero...the soup is artichoke..."
"Artiest Use of Artichokes: Artichoke Soup" Maxim, August 2008
"Surfers drop by this ancient dive for thier insanely delicious cream of artichoke soup -- smoothly pureed, an earthly shade of pale green. Sweet bra." -- Robert Sietsema
"A Beacon for Fans of Small Town Life" Los Angeles Times, August 2006
"Duarte's, like Pescadero, has a worn Rockwellian quaintness that belies a streak of excellence. Its specialties are artichokes and seafood, and everything I tried on both trips -- the Fanny Bay Oysters on the Half Shell, the Green Chile and Artichoke Soup, Crabcakes and locally Petrale Sole and Sand Dabs -- was terrific."
Life Magazine -- July 2005
Olallieberry pie voted one of the best in the country.
"For the Duarte clan, the simple act of pie making brought them fame, if not fortune.
Their secret? Life, talent and a government-developed berry."
-- San Francisco Chronicle, July 2005
"Top 25 Dishes in U.S. and their Restaurants"
-- USA Today, December 2005 Year in Review
Duarte's Crab Cioppino in top 25.