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489 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 (Mission)
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Ranked #776 of 5,041 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Mon 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bryant
Transit: Located within walking distance from both Bart and Muni systems.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We came back to our old standby tonight. It was as wonderful as going to grandma's for Sunday night Italian dinner. I had swordfish cooked to perfection. As many times as I have been here I have never been disappointed.

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Bogota, Colombia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

We had reservations for 630, waiter took our order and we never saw him again during two courses, wait staff would bring food, pepper never offered had to wave waiter down for a fork for main dish. Cesar salad very good. Lamb ragu cold, veal rolls way too salty. San Francisco is a hot bed of awesome Italian restaurants, best... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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184 reviews 184 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Our group of 13 was lucky to get a last minute reservation at this out of the way little Italian joint. The restaurant is small, friendly, and very local. Nice to get away from the throng of tourists in Union Square! It is an easy 15-20 min walk from that area, however. Our group ordered a variety of appetizers, pastas,... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This small Italian restaurant walking distance from the ball park provides wonderful homemade pastas and a variety of meat and fish dishes. When we left at 9:30 people were still arriving. Reservations are helpful but often you may get seated without them. Tonight there was a slight wait but there is seating at the bar and a pretty good wine... More 

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San Francisco, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Each time have been we have sat at the bar. I actually like the bar as it's great to watch all the activity. The service at the bar was excellent and was matched by the food quality. The staff were extremely personable and actually engaged in conversation versus just taking an order. We have had several dishes from vegetarian pasta... More 

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner at La Briciola. Everything was better than expected. I come from a large Italian family and find most Italian restaurants leave a lot to be desired. This place didn't disappoint. Bread was wonderful, calamari was done just right and the homemade pasta was al dente with a wonderful sauce. The restaurant is... More 

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This restaurant was such an amazing experience, that I would head here first when craving Italian food in SF. Our party consisted of 3 Foodies. Two from NYC and one from Austin - thus people who know what excellent cuisine is. I cross referenced this restaurant with other review sites. It is in a slightly odd location under a viaduct... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Food was terrific. We had the rabbit, the lamb ragu, the orechiette w/sausage and a veal saltimbocca. We also had a salad and a lentil/sausage soup for apps which were both quite good. The tiramasu was just ok, a little bland and the place had AC blowing very strong even thought it was cold outside.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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124 reviews 124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

La Briciola So for me, this was a rather different Italian resturant. Location seems a little on the outskirts of downtown. Inside building is all hard surfaces (ceiling, floor, walls) so it can be very noisy, even for a relatively small resturant. Food wise, depends on what you like. Most sauces I saw or tried were seemingly beef based, little... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This place is a very nice restaurant with good service. They were able to serve about 25 of us without missing a beat. I would definitely go back.

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Additional Information about La Briciola

Address: 489 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone Number: 4155120300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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