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1901 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Russian Hill)
(415) 928-1406
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Ranked #33 of 5,036 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood:
Russian Hill
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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
Cross street: Green Street
Transit: Hyde & Powell Cable Car line
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

An extraordinarily pleasant experience! The menu items we selected were extraordinarily 'yummy', the wine appropriately priced & the service was attentive without becoming intrusive. Could not recommend it more highly!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We dined at Frascati in January '15 and had a lovely night. It is a small and cozy but buzzy neighbourhood place. We were seated on the second level in a dimly lit back room, which unfortunately didn't have the energetic atmosphere from downstairs. Other than that the night was great. Lovely food- would recommend the grilled bread salad to... More 

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Kerkrade, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Small but very cozy place in SF and definitely worth a visit. Great food, lovely wine list and the best service! Also close to Polk street - so enjoy the food and then go for a late night drink afterwards.

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San Francisco, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Probably my favorite restaurant in the United States. The service is unbeatable and the decor in the restaurant is beautiful. The food is wonderful and the ambiance is fabulous. My favorite dish is the fresh pappardelle. (melts in your mouth!)

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We have dined at Frascati for many, many years, always 5-star, but this visit was 2-star. We asked if owner changed recently, couldn't get an answer. Issues were: too fast a pace of service, over-cooked entree, down-graded wine options. The biggest issue was the manager at the door watching diners way too much, and audibly frequently hustling staff to clear... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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135 reviews 135 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a fairly small restaurant located in the Russian Hill neighborhood, right off the Hyde cable car line. There are a few tables outside, which would be great on a nice day. We sat inside and thought the atmosphere was very nice. We had three courses and a bottle of wine and each item was exceptional. Everything on the... More 

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Pittsburgh
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

By chance, we jumped off the cable car and met a neighborhood resident close to Frascati. She raved about the restaurant and we were able to get a nice table for two. People working there are attentive, but the feel is relaxing and casual. The restaurant is a classic bistro serving all kinds of comfort food, fish, pasta. I would... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Had not eaten at FRASCATI in a couple of years. Have had many memorable dinners here. It's still one of SF's hidden gems, perched at the top of SF's Russian Hill, an icon. Very popular with locals, off the beaten path for tourists, and a real treat for foodies. The food is always fresh, savory and, at least in part,... More 

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scotland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

You must book in advance to eat in Russian hill but worth it. Cable stops right outside so easy to find, food and service excellent, wine too expensive.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I decided to come here after reading a lot of reviews, and my dinner did not disappoint. Very friendly staff and great food.

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Additional Information about Frascati

Address: 1901 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone Number: (415) 928-1406
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American

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