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Allegro Romano

Certificate of Excellence
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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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Great Evening, But Without Great Food

"That was really a fun place last night!" my wife said the morning after we had dined at Allegro Romano. "Yeah, but the food was bad" I replied. "So what?" she said. "It was way more fun than most restaurants." And so it was. Allegro Romano is small and narrow, and was packed on a Wednesday... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
David W
San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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English first
San Francisco, California
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129 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

"That was really a fun place last night!" my wife said the morning after we had dined at Allegro Romano. "Yeah, but the food was bad" I replied. "So what?" she said. "It was way more fun than most restaurants." And so it was. Allegro Romano is small and narrow, and was packed on a Wednesday evening, with a mixture... More 

Thank David W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I should have listened to the prior poster as i just experianced exaxtly the same issue. I called the resturant to see if they had space. They said yes if you come in 15 mins. I asked if they had parking (no) so we decided to walk it....I told them that it would take us 15mins to arrive. The hills... More 

1 Thank Arthur D
Huntington Beach, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint little place with a great selection. I had the Filet with gorgonzola and it was phenomenal. My fiancé had lobster and scallop risotto again fantastic.

Thank jfswood
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten at many Italian restaurants across the world including plenty in Italy! And this is by far the best! The staff are 2nd to none! Their attention to detail of each guest is unbelievable and their knowledge of the wine and food menu is fantastic! They made us feel so welcome and created an abeyance that is fun but... More 

Thank Nicholas F
Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

With a new décor Allegro Romano, on top of Russian Hill, has put on a new face. However, food, wine and service remains the "good old same". Love their piccata, pasta and tiramisu.

Thank Dagaadne
Northwest Louisiana
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We arrived exactly 4 minutes late and stood at the door for 2-3 minutes before the host arrived. We were informed our reservations were cancelled. I completely understand that they are busy and a popular restaurant but this is ridiculous. We had just made the reservations 30 minutes before arriving and really thought we would make it there. They had... More 

3 Thank Luv2TravelWW
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I surprised my fiancé with a trip to SF, and this dinner turned out to be one of the most unforgettable nights I've had. Food, staff, owner, everything. We were so well taken care of in every single way. I am so incredibly thankful for such a special experience!!

Thank leclark5
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We booked Allegro Romano on a whim one night after reading great reviews and we were not disappointed. The service we received was absolutely excellent; second to none. The food was delicious, fresh and full of flavour. All members of the staff were polite and friendly, and were more than happy to assist us with whatever we needed. It was... More 

2 Thank Michaela S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We were recommended to visit by a family member and in our short stay in San Francisco it was so with the visit. The view outside is extraordinary at night and inside was even better. The staff were so attentive, I've never experienced anything like it and I've visited Michelin star restaurants. Our drinks were never empty but what was... More 

2 Thank Griffiths_rebecca1
Pismo Beach, California
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is a tiny, incredible, true Italian restaurant, worth the effort to score a table. The restaurant/owner, Lorenzo, is hands on, the service is excellent, the ambiance wonderful and the food is not to be missed. You have a great variety of offerings on the menu and everything we had was delicious. Lorenzo poured Port for everyone in the restaurant... More 

1 Thank Sandra S

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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: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic


Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 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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