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Allegro Romano

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Russian Hill
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Allegro Romano
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1701 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2110
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1701 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2110
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
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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    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
Most recent review
Disappointing dinner

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
William20142014
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Prescott, Arizona
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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84 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Prescott, Arizona
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 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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204 reviews 204 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went here as a recommendation from friends in Santa Cruz and it didn't disappoint. We didn't make a reservation but it's more than recommended, it's very cozy and intimate and the place was full all night. We sat in the back corner and melted into the evening. The staff is incredibly accommodating, and the food was delicious. The owner... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The concierge at the Fairmont recommended this place to us as a locals Italian favourite. We walked down to find a really quaint little spot, and we're immediately welcomed and made feel right at home. Service was fantastic, food delicious, and wonderful little touches like a complimentary liqueur at the end of the meal and all the ladies were given... More 

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calgary
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255 reviews 255 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were looking for a "special occasion" neighborhood Italian restaurant----- And Tom from the Fairmont concierge desk zeroed right into Allegro Romano. It was exactly what We were looking for----off the tourist path---small, intimate, and having the front window seats--very romantic. Staff was ready for us----friendly, cordial, and immediately plugged Us into the ambience. Great Italian wine menu--limited but with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My son and I discovered this place while roaming the hilltops as tourists from Chicago. From the pictures in the window featuring celebrities who had dined there, we didn't think we'd be able to get a table for that evening - which was I be our last in town. Especially considering how tiny the place is. But we were pleasantly... More 

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Annapolis
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Make a reservation. This place is small. The staff is incredibly attentive without be intrusive. Our waiter was smart and motivated. He answered our questions about the menu and made some recommendations. We had a fabulous wine and appetizers. They had osso buco as the special and it was to die for. If you want a guaranteed great date night... 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: 415-928-4002

Price and Cuisine

  • 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

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