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La Ciccia

291 30th St, San Francisco, CA 94131 (Noe Valley)
(415) 550-8114
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Ranked #50 of 4,949 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Neighborhood: Noe Valley
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Church
Transit: MUNI: J Church Metro and Bus #24
Description: La Ciccia is a cozy and intimate restaurant located on the edge of Noe Valley. Husband and wife owners, Massimiliano Conti and Lorella Degan work together to take you to a culinary journey through the Italian island of Sardinia. The chef is committed to use the freshest and the most authentic ingredients from his native island, resulting in pungent, lively, flavorful food. The all Italian wine list,170 labels selection represent every Region with more than a quarter devote to Sardinia in order to pair the traditional earthy flavors as well seafood influence of Sardinia cuisine. La Ciccia is a tribute to Sardinia an experience not to be missed.
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104 reviews 104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

You need to make reservations well in advance. Tiny little restaurant. We loved Monterey calamari, octopus stew and grilled sea bass. They have a huge wine list. We tried some Sardinian wines and they were good. Our waiter was great. He let us try 3-4 different wines before choosing the one we liked. Great little neighborhood restaurant.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

You probably need to make reservations well in advance, since it's a pretty small place. But the food- excellent. It's the perfect mix of next-door nonna cooking and 'high palate' cuisine. All the essences of Italian/Mediterranean food are there, and yet it's much more. The Sardinian roots of the kitchen give the dishes a special twist (it's not Sicilian, as... More

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San Francisco, California
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37 restaurant reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Make a reservation! The place feels up quickly, but if its just two of you you might be able to sit at the counter.. Seafood lover paradise! Great octopus stew app, olive oil drizzled calamary, sardines...Amazing pasta , all is great, tuna heart one is my fav, but can be too fishy for some.. Good wines and decent prices. Nothing... More

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San Francisco, California
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27 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This small restaurant serves delicious Sicilian cuisine, which is not the typical fare you'll find on Italian menus. I've dined here multiple times and have never had a bad meal. Their specials, esp. the Santa Barbara prawns are outstanding. The waitstaff are friendly and professional which adds to the overall experience of this beloved neighborhood gem.

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by a local resident. It was a special, intimate dining experience. Lorella has never met a stanger and the staff were friendly and helpful, and the food was as special as suggested. If you want real Sardinia Italian, this is the place. Our daughter said the fish stew was exquisite.

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11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We arrived very late for our reservation. Our table had, understandably, been given away. Lorella seated us at the bar and make certain that we had a fabulous dinner. The food was outstanding as was the service. La Ciccia will be top of our list when we return to San Francisco. Thank you Lorella for your great hospitality!

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Belmont, California
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We live in the Bay Area and La Ciccia is one of our favorite restaurants in San Francisco. They do a beautiful delicate calamari just right. Their spaghetti with bottarga is not to be missed. Lorella will make you feel so at home whether she knows you or it's your first visit. The food is local and sustainable. The staff... More

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San Francisco, California
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37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I had heard of the Octopus Stew at La Ciccia and decided that I had to try it out. And, not only was it worth the trip, but the rest of the meal was incredible. La Ciccia is right on the Muni J line, at the Church & 30th stop, easy to get to and find. Our server was friendly,... More

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7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I had been to quite a few Italian restaurants in north beach and was disappointed by them all. I am so glad I came here.. I can now say I have had authentic Italian in San Francisco. The service was great. Friendly but not too over the top! Ioved every dish I had. I will tell all my Italian friends... More

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Washington, DC
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38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Wow, loved our dinner here so much. There were quite a few standouts in this Sardinian restaurant. And of course the menu changes. But if available, do not miss the squid ink pasta. It was exceptional. Equally amazing was the octopus stew. The waitstaff was attentive and very helpful. The restaurant small and busy, and can be very noisy. We... More

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Additional Information about La Ciccia

Address: 291 30th St, San Francisco, CA 94131
Phone Number: (415) 550-8114
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Noe Valley
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood

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