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Ristorante Milano

1448 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-2625 (Nob Hill)
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Ranked #43 of 4,979 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Mon - Thu 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:30 am - 10:30 am
Sat 5:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between Hyde and Larkin
Transit: SF Muni Line 12, 49 (on Van Ness Avenue); Cable Car
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English first
Wenatchee, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had a Saturday evening dinner at Restorante Milano and were very pleased. This is a small, cozy place with a nice neighborhood restaurant atmosphere. However, this is a true restorante in the Italian definition of the term - not a trattoria. All 4 of us have spent time in Milano and 2 of us have spent considerable time there.... More

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whittier, ca
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134 reviews 134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had an amazing meal in this little neighborhood gem. It's a small restaurant, so if you want a table on a weekend I recommend a reservation. We went on a week night with lots going on in the city (game 7 of the world series) and the places was still half full. The staff was very good and the food... More

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San Mateo, CA
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192 reviews 192 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was our first time to Ristorante Milano and it was excellent. A small, popular restaurant with a great vibe. Reservations a must on weekends. I had the "Dutch Valley" veal marsala and I have to say it was the best I've ever had. The sauce was perfect and lots of earthy mushrooms. It was $32 and they gave you... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

we asked the local shop where is the good restaurant to go. Immediate answer was " definitely Milano " Service was impeccable , servers are just amazing but very friendly. Entire time, each very single meals couldn't stop smiling ,. I have been working for the hotel business over 18 years and this place is the one of the very... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Nice cosy atmosphere, friendly service, and great food. A bit more expensive than I would usually go for, but worth it .

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Niagara Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We recently enjoyed dinner here, it was recommended to us by some locals. By far, one of the nicest meals we have ever enjoyed. The service was impeccable from the moment we arrived. Great food, great value in a VERY expensive city!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Every time my wife and I visit SF, we make a special trip to Ristorante Milano because of the excellent food they serve! We have eaten here well over 5 times and have never been disappointed. Try the Fettucine alla Ghiotta and Bruschetta. Both amazing!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the ordinary decor. This restaurant produces awesome Italian food. When I last visited Milano (about 25 years ago) the food was great. I'm happy to report that nothing has changed. BTW they have an excellent selection of Italian wines.

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Portland, Oregon
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153 reviews 153 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We enjoyed the ambiance at Ristorante Milano. We sat in the front small room which was cozy and we could view the passersby on the street. The meal was nice and the service excellent. However, we all had the same thing (the lasagna special) and we all found it to be a bit bland. One of us should have tried... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

San Francisco has many wonderful Italian restaurants, and I have certainly not tried them all by a long shot. However, every time I visit San Francisco, I am drawn back to Ristorante Milano. It is a small cozy spot, moderate in price, that delivers food that absolutely is the real deal: delicious, satisfying and very much like Italy. On our... More

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Additional Information about Ristorante Milano

Address: 1448 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-2625
Phone Number: 415-673-2961
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 10:30 am
Saturday 5:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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