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Caffe Macaroni Sciue Sciue

124 Columbus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94111 (Financial District)
4152178400
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Ranked #29 of 4,945 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Café
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Home Style
Neighborhood: Financial District
Cross street: Jackson
Transit: MUNI: 33 & 45 lines
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English first
Davenport, Iowa
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This was such a great restaurant. Small, unique, and traditional Italian. Food was superb and service was pleasant, personable, fast, and above many others. I would love to return and have more Italian seafood. Patio is great too if you can tolerate a little breeze.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I absolutely loved my visit to this little nook! The chef and server were very accommodating, friendly, and fun. On top of that the food was delicious. We even got free dessert (fruit soaking in champagne). A truly magical experience. Bellissimo!

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Marco Island
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53 reviews 53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My wife and I were visiting San Francisco and asked some of the locals for the name of place they would go to. Caffe Macaroni was mentioned by more than one so we had to check it out. The owners wife was seated next to us and we struck up a wonderful conversation about everything, including how she met Mario... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A compact and cute restaurant that offers genuine Italian dishes, not some Americanised version of the real thing. Tasty bean soup followed by Porchetta. Friendly service. Tried to go back for a second visit but it was closed (Labor Day).

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This place is great! Came here with my wife and kids for lunch on a recommendation from family that are locals. A little tricky to find walking, but worth it!! The setting is very cool. We had lunch outside which was fun, but next time I think I would eat indoors. Now our waiter who was very nice, attentive and... More

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NO CALIF
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were walking in North Beach and looking for a place to have lunch, when we came across this very small restaurant. This Neapolitan Cuisine, open since 1990, had only about six tables indoors and six tables outside. We sat at the outside seating. We first noticed that a motorized trolley stopped right in front of this restaurant. I looked... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Nothing to do with Italian-American cuisine! This is real Italian cuisine! On our first night in SF, we decided to stop in this small Italian restaurant and we were so glad!! The chef/owner Mario is so friendly and careful. We had linguini nere alle vongole veraci and vongole with white wine (Falanghina). A delight!! The price is moderate and the... More

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San Francisco
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We wanted a special place for a dinner for 25 friends after our wedding so we chose Caffe Macaroni. We took over the upstairs dining room and Mario provided us with a fantastic Italian meal. Everything from the antipasti , pasta, meat dishes , and dessert were superb! It was an Italian tasting menu with each guest receiving a variety... More

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San Rafael, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I used to come to Café Macaroni often and we even brought our twins when they were babies. Then we got busy with life and didn't come into the city often. Last night I was back in San Francisco with my daughters Ages 10 & 20 and we found ourselves back at Café Macaroni. It's the tiniest restaurant and I... More

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I have eaten at Caffe Macaroni quite a few times. It is always consistently excellent. And the icing on the cake is it's often an event, not just a meal. Mario knows every Italian that walks by and they all stop and chat with him. Somehow he always has time for his customers. He introduced me to... More

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