Gabriela Cámara at Cala


Gabriela Cámara is the chef/owner of of Contramar in Mexico City and Cala in San Francisco. She opened her first restaurant, Contramar, eighteen years ago while studying art history in college in Mexico City. She never meant to be a chef or a tycoon; she simply wanted to open a place where she and her friends could eat fresh seafood. Today, Contramar is a Mexico City institution and Cala is a popular restaurant in San Francisco.

My Restaurants

  • Cala
    149 Fell St.
    San Francisco, CA

From My Menu

Chef Jason Fox reviews Sweet potato with bone marrow salsa negra at Cala
$$$ | Mexican | Full Bar | Modern
Hayes Valley
"Just a great blend of smoky, sweet potato, with black mole using bone marrow. Haunting, complex flavors, form a seemingly simple dish, that is great eaten with their fresh tortillas."
Chef Mark Liberman reviews Tostada campechana at Cala
$$$ | Mexican | Full Bar | Modern
Hayes Valley
"Loved all the various textures but also the depth of flavor in the sauce, delicious. Uni, squid, mussels and avocado."

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