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220 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94111
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Ranked #91 of 4,947 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Tapas
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Battery
Transit: Embarcadero Bart Station, Embarcadero Muni Station and all lines that run through Market Street.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
San Juan Capistrano, California
Top Contributor
246 reviews 246 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is an informal Italian restaurant near in the Financial District. It has a lively vibe and great food and wine. We had every one of the imaginative bruschettas and then an arugulla salad, with two glasses of good wine each. Reasonably priced, friendly and efficient service, and an interesting crowd. What more could you want?

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Barrington, New Hampshire
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Friendly and attentive service. Atmosphere was comfortable and inviting. Family style entrees made it possible to enjoy several choices on the menu. Fresh, delicious and portions just right. The flourless chocolate cake for dessert was decadent! Definitely would return!

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San Francisco, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We started with the cured meats and a cheese plate and we were NOT disappointed. The cheese plate here is more thoughtful than many other restaurants in SF (looking at you, Absinthe). Our main dishes of pasta were outstanding and not of a ridiculous portion size. The wine selection was well matched for the food and our waiter let us... More

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Reston, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Really good Italian food and a nice relaxing setting. Highly recommend a reservation or you will have a long wait or not get in. We got there early and by the time we ordered every table was filled up. The food is casual but delicious and prices are incredibly reasonable. Our group was very into the "spicy meatballs" but I... More

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Kirkland, Washington, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Stopped by after a late check in to hotel, made a reservation on OpenTable, the food was great as I have not had a pork ragu that good in quite a while. The beer was also great as they had dogfish on tap, great experience and reasonable prices

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I sat at the bar here one late night. I was impressed with the menu. The food was quite reasonable and prices were very good for the area. I will come back on a future trip.

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Kings Park, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had an awesome meal here. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Be prepared to share a table if you go with less than 6 people and it is busy. We felt it added to the fun and vibe of the place.

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San Francisco
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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Outstanding food and service. The menu reflects items only found in Italy, all made by the creative chef. When I am craving authentic Southern Italian cold meats and cheeses, with a glass of great wines, there is no other place for me.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This restaurant (specifically the "rustic" ragu) gave me severe food poisoning the night before my 10 hour flight home. Needless to say, I'm not impressed. Also, be warned that these guys put Chilli into their dishes without mentioning it on their menu, which is something I find very unprofessional. It's a shame, because the food did taste great otherwise.

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stopped here mid afternoon to check off the spicy meatballs from the 7x7 great eats list of top 100 items to eat in San Fran and wasn't disappointed. We also got a few of the bruschettas (asparagus and lardo) and personally think they should also be on the list. Service was great, too, they made a mistake with the wine... More

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