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Puccini & Pinetti

129 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2109
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Ranked #461 of 4,858 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Cyrill Magnin
Transit: One block from Powell Street Cable Car line, Muni bart, F line and many busses.
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75% Recommend
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

This is one of the best Italian meals I have had outside of Italy. The restaurant lacks a bit of atmosphere as it is long and thin, a bit like a posh Diner, but the food is so good I will forgive them for that. We had a delightful waiter who was fun friendly and informative. The bruschetta with tomatoes... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We went there for dinner and everything was pretty good. Friendly service and good food. We went back there for breakfast and this was a disappointment. Slow service, pretty price, even though advertising fresh squeezed orange juice (it was bought a day earlier) and also no whole grain or other healthy choices. Etc.

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Jarvis, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

what a great place to have an italian meal outside Italy. everything was amazing ,from service to food to the espresso at the end !! grazie !! will come again and again !!

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed this italian restaurant as an emergency selection close to our hotel. Very quick seating and service, especially the kid's menu. Very tasty and fresh salads, great pizza.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We went here a couple of times during our week-long stay in San Francisco -- once for late night snacks after most places had closed, and once for a full breakfast since our hotel served just coffee & pastries. On both occasions we had excellent, friendly service from the wait-staff, and the food was quite tasty.

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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Met some local friends here while in town on business trip. Very convenient to Union Square area and my hotel. The atmosphere was lively. Very interesting list of wines by glass. Food was very good--I had the seafood stew. Although they were busy waiter did not hurry us out as we lingered over coffee. Given that prices are high in... More

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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I had reserched this restaurant on Trip advisor and choose it because of the higher ratings, location to my hotel, and gluten free options. For four people all have water and one entree, the bill was over $100 without tip. The meals were good but nothing special. This should have cost $60. I have had much better Italian in other... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My husband and I ate here for dinner after a long day of walking around and exploring the city. We were staying at the Hotel Abri next door and decided to give this place a try. We had delicious pizza, caesar salad, drinks, and good service. We had even ordered spaghetti but realized we were way too full after our... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We went here the first night in San Francisco on the recommendation of our hotel clerk. The food seemed a little pricey for some very ordinary fare. I have no specific complaints, but we never returned in the week plus we were in town, despite it being near our hotel.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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55 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I wanted pizza and my wife was up for some italian, so this place was near the hotel and we decided to try it. My wife liked the spaghetti and meatballs. Unfortunately the only pizzas they had were white pizzas. That ain't pizza in my opinion. It was OK. Atmosphere was noisy OK, service was really good. I would recommend... More

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