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Pazzia Caffe and Trattoria

337 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107 (SoMa)
(415) 512-1693
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Ranked #10 of 4,918 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Café
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: SoMa
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Salinas, California
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

Our group of eight friends decided to try Pazzia after reading that on Trip Advisor this cozy gem ranked 10th (out of 4,900) restaurants in San Francisco. While I have only dined at a fraction of SF eating establishments, we had an amazing meal of great food and attentive and friendly service which became a 2 1/2 hour festival! We... More

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Austin, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Creative, fresh Italian food in Soma with great service. Jacopo and girlfriend Julia we're so friendly, welcoming and fun. Our kids tried their best Italian phrases with Jacopo. He talked and joked with us, and hugged the kids on the way out. It was an amazing experience on top of incredibly prepared food. A night we'll remember in SF....

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Hello beautiful restaurant. We strolled up to Pazzia without a reservation while on a family vacation in San Francisco. It appeared all the tables were occupied, but they quickly and enthusiastically made us a table for 4 out on the sidewalk. It is clear they have a local following. Despite being a clear tourist family, they really made us feel... More

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Del Mar, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We wanted somewhere causal but good, and within walking distance of our hotel at 4th and Market. This was a wonderful find. I would highly recommend reservations as the seating is limited and there was a line there when we went. The ambience is Spartan but the food and service were excellent. We kept it simple with Caesar salad, spicy... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I decided on this resaurant since my of my friends from the Netherlands is actually from Italy and I thought we should try some Italian food and see how a restaurant in SF compared to what she gets at home. Well, we sit down and our waiter starts to joke with us in Italian and it comes to find out... More

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Aurora, Colorado, United States
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was excellent. Great atmosphere. The food was so good. Daughter had spaghetti and it was good. Husband and I split mussel appetizer and a pizza. It was excellent!!!! Highly recommend reservations for the weekend. Will definitely go back.

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Charlotte
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I ate here with a friend last night. The line of patrons waiting was long, but we got seated quickly. The venue is small and intimate; perhaps accommodating only about 20 tables. The food was excellent and the service was outstanding. Upon exiting the restaurant, the owner came over and extended his hand as a sign of gratitude for us... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Ate here with a bunch of friends to celebrate a special occasion. Food was fabulous, staff were great, and the owner even came out and hung with us for a bit. My favorite restaurant for Italian in SF!! --Bobby G.

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Seattle, Wa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This restaurant has perhaps the best Italian food I've had outside of Italy. We started wth the beet and arugula salad and it tasted like the arugula was just picked. The highlight, however, was the ravioli from the special sheet. It was a homemade pasta filled with spinach and ricotta in a pink sauce along with baby artichokes. We shared... More

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San francisco
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

What a fabulous little gem we found in San Francisco!! So friendly and inviting. Food was delicious! My husband loved the pasta with homemade meat sauce! My pizza was delicious!

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