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Puccini & Pinetti

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Puccini & Pinetti
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129 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2109
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129 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2109 (Cyrill Magnin)
One block from Powell Street Cable Car line, Muni bart, F line and many busses.
415-392-5500
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 142
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  • 204
    Very good
  • 75
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Top Notch Service

This restaurant was suggested to us by someone at our hotel. Located in Union Square it was easy to find and we were given a table right away on a busy Tuesday night. Servers came by promptly with delicious fresh bread and antipasto and took our drink order. Great selection of martini's, wines... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2014
cava33
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Fort St. John, Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Fort St. John, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This restaurant was suggested to us by someone at our hotel. Located in Union Square it was easy to find and we were given a table right away on a busy Tuesday night. Servers came by promptly with delicious fresh bread and antipasto and took our drink order. Great selection of martini's, wines and liquors - there was one martini... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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285 restaurant reviews
372 helpful votes 372 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is the second time my wife and I dined at this upscale Italian restaurant, the first being some years ago. I had remembered the food as being excellent, and this meal bore out that memory. You'll get the idea that this is not your usual spaghetti shop when you see the chef and sous-chef named on the menu, and... More 

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Freestone, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Four of us ate there Sunday night. The cocktail menu is very interesting, and the ones we ordered were very good. The wine list is fairly broad (I was looking for Italian wines, and they have a good selection), but their prices are very high ($60 for a bottle that retails for under $20; $165 for a $50 bottle), and... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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63 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I had some great meals at Puccini and Pinetti. I stayed at the Hotel Abri (where the restaurant is located). pastas were delicious. Wait staff was terrific. I cannot wait to come back. A+++ rating!

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San Rafael, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We decided to go here since it was local to shopping and the theater and we had planned a day in the city. We should have known better especially since my husband is a born and Raised San Franciscan. We brought our 11 year old twins and ordered the kids fettuccine (flavorless and too thick), my son ordered the Linguine... More 

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Camarillo, California
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170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Three dollar wine until six. Six dollar martinis too. Six dollars also gets you a margherita pizza that is pretty tasty. I'd come back and recommend.

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Green Cove Springs, Florida, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A+. I've eaten dinner here twice now while on business in SFO. Great food and very reasonable prices for downtown SFO. Desserts are amazing. Pastas are as well. Well worth the wait if you don't have reservations, but for dinner on busy nights, I'd recommend them.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

Not memorable but still good. Everyone in our part decided on the spaghetti and meatballs as we had all been here before. The meatballs were large and flavorful. Sauce was light as i like it, but companions did not. Would have enjoyed a warm garlic bread rather than the heavy bread served at the table. The restaurant is bustling with... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I first went to this restaurant 4-5 years ago with a friend, and what stuck with me more than anything was the memory of their incredible bruschetta. Now generally when I think of this appetizer I think of hard toasted pieces of bread with something flavorful but cold on top. They're usually good, but nothing to write home about or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Very excited to have found this place. Great happy hour and delicious food. Give it a try. The bolognese see sauce is meaty and tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2109
    (Cyrill Magnin)
  • Public Transportation: One block from Powell Street Cable Car line, Muni bart, F line and many busses.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 415-392-5500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?