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Tommaso's Restaurant

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$$$
Neighborhood:
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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1042 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 398-9696
Today
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dinner
Delivery
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 147
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious

My father first brought me to this restaurant almost 40 years ago and I have returned for the wood-fired pizza ever since. Dimly lit and cozy, a perfect place for a family to enjoy a lively meal amongst the din of the restaurant. Went as a family over Presidents' Day weekend and my youngest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
EZD92
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dinner
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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243 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

My father first brought me to this restaurant almost 40 years ago and I have returned for the wood-fired pizza ever since. Dimly lit and cozy, a perfect place for a family to enjoy a lively meal amongst the din of the restaurant. Went as a family over Presidents' Day weekend and my youngest daughter thoroughly enjoyed her first visit... More 

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Very nice and cozy place, feels just like Italy. No liquor, just wine. In overall, a very good dinner experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

I can honestly say without a doubt this is the best pizza I have had in my life! Now I know that is a pretty big statement. I am from Chicago and we Chi town folks know Pizza. I have traveled to NYC plenty of times and even over to France and Italy and have eaten pizza just about every... More 

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Sonoma , california
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

OMG. Had the gnocchi in four cheese sauce and never had anything better in my life. The only thing that came close was the Carbonara pizza, bacon, cheese, sauté onions and an egg on top. Finish with the tiramisu and you will be hard pressed to find a better meal.

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I have been going to Tommaso's with family, friends and even co-workers for many years and always have a great meal. Not only is the atmosphere awesome but the folks who work there make you feel like family. In fact, most of them are family members and take an interest in all of their customers. They have many repeat customers... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Having been to Tommaso's many times, I can promise you a delightful experience. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, as are the folks who work there, who, it seems, are mostly family members. We have had almost the entire menu but we often come back to our faves! We generally start with the veg antipasti: roasted bell peppers, garbanzos, asparagus,... More 

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Orange County, CA
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a "don't miss" restaurant. I shared a pizza with a friend. The wood-fire oven is the oldest in the region and introduced pizza to the west coast. You'll love the building. Service is uneven, and may not be warm, but that's the way it goes at a bustling place like Tommaso's.

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Delmar, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Pleasantly surprised!! No waiting for a table. Had the lasagna which I would recommend. Just amazing food, family atmosphere.

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Wow!!!!! What an amazing cozy little place. Just finished dinner there and couldn't be any more satisfied. We got the burrata pizza which was to die for along with some other yummy appetizers. The owner/manager was incredibly nice and professional with her service and was completely honest about how much we should order for two people. The food was prepared... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We really enjoyed this little out of the way place. After serval nights of fine dining we were interested in something a little more relaxed and this is it! The dinning room is small, but we didn't have to wait too long for a table and the hostess was happy to let us enjoy a glass of wine while we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1042 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: (415) 398-9696

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?