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Frascati

1901 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Russian Hill)
(415) 928-1406
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Ranked #47 of 4,930 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Russian Hill
Cross street: Green Street
Transit: Hyde & Powell Cable Car line
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San Francisco/New York
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248 reviews 248 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

a great find! dinner for six, so we had a chance to try a large number of dishes. there are two levels, both a bit cramped, but still comfortable. our server was one of the best and friendliest we've ever had anywhere, even by California standards. every one of our dishes was well presented, well prepared, and delicious; some of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Lovely restaurant and great food. Small and intimate. You are not rushed to finish your meal and the staff are charming. We sat upstairs and had a great view over the ground floor of the restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife and I arrived in San Fran at the end of a three week fly drive holiday. We love the city and picked Frascati from our Rough Guide book. It was a great choice. Our waiter made us aware of a wine tasting event earlier in the day which meant lots of top wines were available by the glass... More

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San Francisco, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I've been here several times and it is very consistent. Frascati is a small, quaint restaurant on a corner in Russian Hill. The crowd is usually 30s and up, and they are there to dine, not just drink. (if you are looking to get away from the younger, Marina crowd, this is generally a good place.) They have an amazing... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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103 reviews 103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We knew we had a good walk from our hotel to Fracati but the mile plus walk (on a beautiful SF night) and anticpating wait of surprise was definetly worth it. The food was wounderful from appetizers to the main course to the dessert....just everthing was yummy! The grilled bread salad was huge and the duck breast and lemon chicken... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My wife and I on our recent vacation to San Francisco ate at Frascati for dinner one evening. We found it to be a charming neighborhood restaurant with really good food and a pleasant waitstaff. My wife had the pork chop, which she loved, and I had the Sausage risotto which was excellent. The atmosphere was nice and somewhat casual... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

As a native San Franciscan who grew up in this neighborhood and saw Frascati evolve from a great Italian restaurant with such marvelous personal service (over twenty years ago) to a very exclusive and outstanding example of Mediterranean inspired and distinctly California cuisine. The place still has the charm and intimacy and the service is really quite good. The menu... More

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Perth, Australia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The food was good. Our waiter was initially brusque. I did not take too much notice at that point as I was enjoying the good food and a decent wine. They seemed keen to move people on from tables here so they could have second sittings. When asked if we wanted dessert, I told the discourteous waiter we would simply... More

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Washington, DC
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Loved Frascati's! Great neighborhood spot, awesome menu, and very friendly service. What more can you ask for? Especially nice are the seats up front overlooking the street!

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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Yes, I'll call it, scream it, do whatever I can to let anyone and everyone know who's willing to listen - BEST MEAL of our whole trip !! I can still taste that pork chop a week after having it. When you combine all the elements of a solid restaurant, the ambience, the service, the food - you get Frascati... More

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