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La Ciccia

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Noe Valley
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291 30th St, San Francisco, CA 94131 (Church)
MUNI: J Church Metro and Bus #24
(415) 550-8114
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: La Ciccia is a cozy and intimate restaurant located on the edge of Noe...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Sardinian food

Never had Sardinian food before, so this was a novelty. It is a restaurant in my neighborhood, so I have eaten there several times. The food is excellently prepared. Unfortunately, it has been "discovered," so it is now among the trendy restaurants to go to. Also unfortunately some people also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Never had Sardinian food before, so this was a novelty. It is a restaurant in my neighborhood, so I have eaten there several times. The food is excellently prepared. Unfortunately, it has been "discovered," so it is now among the trendy restaurants to go to. Also unfortunately some people also bring their infants to dinner with them, a rising rend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Been there several times. The food compares to best places in New York and Italy. The octopus, langoustine and spicy marinara were just as I remembered. Flew from Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl just to eat here. :) Will be back!!! JC

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Province of Cagliari, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

La Ciccia is my favorite restaurant in San Francisco. Massimiliano's creations are delicious and he always surprise me with new recipes. Reserve in advance (but if you come from Sardinia he always find a table for you)

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I live near here but haven't been for a few years. If you're visiting San Francisco getting here from downtown hotels gives you exposure to a couple of SF 'hoods. The J-Church light rail comes above ground for most of the trip and you'll ride up the side of Dolores Park affording great views of downtown (sit on LHS). Restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had the octopus stew for a starter- it was swimming in a slightly spicy marinara sauce that was perfectly seasoned (as was the whole meal). Save some bread for the sauce. We split the pasta botarga and ordered the special: sea bass. We split a salad. The wine list is famous, and famously good- the hard part is deciding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Awesome Sardinian items. If you are not familiar with Sardinian cuisine, make sure to ask for guidance, you might miss opportunities for amazing dishes. Among others, excellent tripes and pasta with squid ink and lemon zest. Only downsides: tables tend to be small and close to each other, and they do not carry a license for spirits (which means mirto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This small unpretentious restaurant iin Noe Valley specializes in dishes from Sardinia, and you won't be disappointed in what they serve. Everything we had was wonderfully flavorful and expertly prepared. It's wine and beer only, so be prepared. Service is polished and pleasant, and the prices are not outrageous for such a superb meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

WOW!!! We had a outstanding dinner here the other night...=) The food was so tasty and good. Service was outstanding and very friendly It feels like a locals restaurant and not a tourist place. We had such a great time dining and drinking wine. Try this restaurant you wont be disappointed you did.... A+ restaurant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Almost mist the restaurant located right in a T intersection. Parking might be difficult? I was lucky to find a spot within a few minutes. It is a small tight place, you will feel right back on vacation in Italy or France with your neighbors table in elbow reach and your waiters "derrières" just as close when serving the table... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Located at the southern edge of Noe Valley lies this treasure. Every time I go the owner greets me in Italian and kisses my cheek, I don't speak, nor do I understand Italian, but that doesn't stop me from feeling very special! Make a reservation for this restaurant because it is is very popular. From its wine list to the... 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 291 30th St, San Francisco, CA 94131
    (Church)
  • Public Transportation: MUNI: J Church Metro and Bus #24
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Noe Valley
  • Neighborhood: Noe Valley
  • Phone Number: (415) 550-8114

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

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.
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

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