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Americano Restaurant and Bar

8 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1227 (The Embarcadero)
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Ranked #352 of 4,944 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $18 - $40
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: The Embarcadero
Cross street: Embarcadero
Transit: Muni F line will deliver you to the back of the hotel Two block walk from Embarcadero MUNI/BART station ( walk East on Market and make a right on Steurat Street then left on Mission. Hotel Vitale is on the corner.
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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We ate here accidentally as the restaurant a friend had recommended was closed. We were delighted by great customer service by our server and the food was flavorful and great tasting. When we came out (the location of restaurant is overlooking the bay bridge), it was around 8 o clock and the lights on the bay bridge started to twinkle... More

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172 reviews 172 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The Americano is inside the Hotel Vitale. The location is great, the interior has plenty of light, and the food is very good. I would recommend this place for lunch.

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Davenport, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

The first thing I noticed walking in the door was how nice the hostess was-welcoming me warmly and making sure I got the seat I wanted. I had a spinach omelette with potatoes. They were delicious and a lot more than I was expecting. It was on the expensive side: T.A. needs to add a another dollar sign to it's... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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90 reviews 90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Met here for drinks and dinner with a large group. Most of us directly from the office and the hostess immediately said we couldn't enter the large room we had reserved. No one was there, just no. We rolled with it, had drinks outside (awesome) and then were allowed in 20 minutes later. 25 people, $3500 Bill and got no... More

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I took my SF based team here for after work drinks. It has a great outdoor area on Embarcadero with table service. Highly recommended for such an event.

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New Delhi, India
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Americano is a slick young vibe that makes for good spectator sport and the foods not bad either. The menu is not extensive, in fact its quiet precise. Ranging between a few salads, pizzas, pastas and some mains, choices are limited. Portions are just large enough to share (salads, pizzas). Most of what is served is organic, local and seems... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

In the swanky hotel vital the breakfast was fabulous. I had spinach omelette hubby had mushroom scramble. Coffee is excellent service great. We sat at a table with a view. Very comfortable atmosphere.

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san Francisco
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

we enjoyed the setting and the very professional but relaxed crowd, seems like a hot spot for after work. We met some fun and friendly locals.

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Concord, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We dined here on Christmas and thus ordered from a special prix fixe 3 course holiday menu with choices within each course. All selections were excellent. Our entrees included Liberty duck breast, butter braised black cod, and the vegetable medley. Appetizers consisted of Tuscan kale soup and gnocchi with braised oxtail. All dishes were excellent. Desserts were sticky toffee pudding... More

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Munich, Germany
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

an absolute must when you are staying at the hotel or passing by in the area. Food is absolutely great in this place. Staff is super nice. Can only recommend hopping in for a glass of Napa whine and some Pizza/Pasta/Burger.

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