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Allegro Romano

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Neighborhood:
Russian Hill
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1701 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2110
+1 415-928-4002
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Experience

Just went to my FAVORITE San Francisco restaurant. If you haven't had their pasta, you're missing a real treat. And the fish was perfect. Just the right seasoning. Been before and will definitely go again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Linda B
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Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Just went to my FAVORITE San Francisco restaurant. If you haven't had their pasta, you're missing a real treat. And the fish was perfect. Just the right seasoning. Been before and will definitely go again.

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Having read all the reviews I have to say trhat I felt disappointed with the level of service and attitude expressed. The waiters should write down what people order and who orders what as this always leads to confusion. I would also prefer to pour my own water and wine and that means I do not have still water mixed... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We loved eating at this restaurant! So elegant and cozy! Great friendly service. The food was fabulous! We booked very last minute and was surprised that we got in! Handmade pasta was delicious. The chocolate ice cream was really good. They gave us port with dessert and then red roses to the women at the table. Very nice touch! Will... More 

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Rowayton, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This spot came highly recommended and did not disappoint. It is a small (maybe 30 seats) Italian restaurant. The atmosphere and service were great. We had a party of six and left it largely up to our waiter to select the dishes and wine. Both excellent. We were the last table left at the end of the night and felt... More 

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Noida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Dont miss the risotto. my wife tried simple pasta in red sauce. she also says it was best ever. the place ambiance not the best but still very good for private dining.

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Prescott, Arizona
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This attractive little restaurant is in the upscale Russian Hill neighborhood. The narrow room is nicely decorated, and tables are well spaced so that others' conversations aren't intrusive. The small menu is well chosen, and the wine list is impressive. Service is good, but impersonal. Alas, our meal didn't live up to expectations. My veal saltimbocca's veal medallions were chewy... More 

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Melbourne
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Where to begin. This restaurant has such a beautiful and romantic charm to it. I had the pasta with fresh black truffles. Divine. But the real plus that puts this restaurant above all other that I visited in SF is the service. Oscar was amazing. Very attentive, so so generous with the flowing glasses of wine, friendly and insightful about... More 

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Redding, Connecticut, USA
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224 reviews 224 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a wonderful restaurant - in a great neighborhood. Went there with a large party (8) and we felt like we were treated as kings. The staff were wonderful, attentive and helpful. They made suggestions on wine and food - all were spot on. The restaurant is small and attractive and the menu is very typical of many small... More 

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Levallois-Perret, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We went to this restaurant by chance. It's really a Wonderfull adress. Food is excellent. Simple but top quality. Even if it's the first time you come There, you feel welcomed just like a regular customer. From far the best italian restaurant in San Francisco

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

THE BEST food, atmosphere, staff. Yes, it's the whole Italiano package for LESS than breakfast at the Fairmont. We celebrated a couples 45th anniversary, a 21 yr old's birthday and our own existence, all in ONLY the most enjoyable 2 hours we have spent in CA over our stay in the region. Lorenzo and staff are true Italians with house... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1701 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2110
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighborhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-928-4002

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Russian Hill

Neighborhood Profile
Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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