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3854 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118 (The Richmond)
(415) 221-0305
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Ranked #273 of 5,039 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $40
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: The Richmond
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 3rd Ave.
Transit: Muni 38 Geary bus
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

In the Richmond District there are all kinds of restaurants. I settled on Bella for a Christmas Eve dinner with family. I did not enjoy the Gnocci at all, too gooey and chewy. The Italian ice-cream though was delicious. The place was packed but we were seated quickly. It would have been helpful if we didn't have to wait by... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Everything about this place made for a perfect dining experience, from the cozy atmosphere to the food that was on par with the best Italian I've ever had. The bread was so good it didn't need butter or oil. Each of the seven dishes sampled was amazing (so good, in fact, that each of us in turn said, "You need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

100% recommended place! The servers were amazing with me and my girlfriend! The food was perfect too! Amazing place to go!

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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Searching the internet one night looking for an Italian restaurant, I came across Bella Trattoria. What a great find! My husband and I had such a pleasant experience at this small, intimate, family-feeling restaurant. The waiter, Robert, and the rest of the staff were very friendly and helpful; the food was delicious and the wine suggestion was perfect. All at... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I had the pleasure of enjoying a fabulous experience at Bella Trattoria, San Fran. The food was fabulous: refined and elegant in preparation, presentation, quality and flavor. I strongly recommend the Aqua Pazza. Wine: Go with the owner’s wine recommendations: knowledgeable, pleasant and appropriate to the menu choices. Bon a petit! Comfortable, friendly, warm, cozy atmosphere. Could stay there all... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We chosed this restaurant because it was nicely ranked in Trip Advisor and once again, it was a good advice. Quite far from the downtown area but close distance of the Presidio what is making sense if you are touring the city. You won't be impressed by its external looking and it is not easy to find this small place... More 

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was searching for a restaurant close to the place friends were renting an AirB&B. Found this little gem. Our party included 3 adults and 4 teens and everyone was very happy. We especially liked the spinach gnocchi which was air light! They had nice, well priced italian wine by the liter. Parking on side streets is ample - not... More 

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Peyton, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This was a restaurant that I have been meaning to try on my monhtly trips here for a client. Finally I did. The service was great; the salad was large and spectacular; and the pasta with salmon was perfect. The dessert was grand. I will do this again.

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Haslett, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Amazing experience at Bella Trattoria! An art form of perfection - combining fresh food with flavor and passion.

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San Francisco, CA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This was the best Italian meal I've ever had in the city. In a neighborhood not necessarily known for it's Italian food, this came as a wonderful surprise. The service from beginning to end was outstanding. They were genuinely friendly, not forced. My Campari Appertivo was delicious and has now made me a fan of the pre-dinner coctail, the tricolore... More 

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Additional Information about Bella Trattoria

Address: 3854 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone Number: (415) 221-0305
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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