O3 Bistro & Lounge now open

San Francisco’s newest eatery, O3 Bistro & Lounge in the Civic Center neighborhood, is helmed by Executive Chef Joseph Villanueva. Chef was previously seen cooking as the Executive Chef at Le Colonial, where he debuted in the food world after leaving a corporate job, it’s one of those passion things. Check out the notable dishes they’re serving.


O3 Bistro & Lounge’s opening menu is featuring appetizers and small plates like ($8.00 to $11.00) as Bone Marrow with onion marmalade, beef broth and crostini; Crispy Pork Belly with a savory caramel glaze and a quail egg; Oxtail Taco with jicama and cabbage slaw; and Kalbi Beef Burger Sliders on brioche with pickles

Among the entrees ($14.00 to $27.00) are Seared Scallops with uni garlic noodles, kale, savory caramel and soy sauce; Braised Pork with bean ragout, lop cheong, mustard greens and chili aioli; Sake Steamed Clams with house made sausage, cilantro and croutons; and Fried Chicken with paprika salt, soy braised potatoes and green beans.

Desserts like Thai Tea Bread Pudding or Chocolate and Vietnamese Coffee Layer Cake.


Sip on twisted cocktails like the Wasabi Bleeding Mary (iced Bloody Mary cubes spiked with wasabi and combined with Ketel One vodka); Sakeflower (Kai vodka, Eiko Fuji Ban Ryu Sake, fresh lemon juice, St Germain Elderflower liquor, muddled cucumber); Sweet and Spicy (Hangar 1 Vodka, mango nectar, Thai chili, agave syrup, fresh lime and a dash of orange bitters); and Desert Heat (Don Julio Silver Tequila, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup muddled with cucumber and jalapeño).

The international wine list includes 36 vintages with 15 available by the glass.

Get happy

During Happy Hour, which runs from 4 to 7 PM Monday through Saturday, treat yo self to $7.00 glasses of wine, discounted cocktails and reduced prices on appetizer and small plates.