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Americano Restaurant and Bar

8 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1227 (The Embarcadero)
415-278-3777
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Ranked #435 of 4,949 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
Neighborhood: The Embarcadero
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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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Washington
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117 reviews 117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We stumbled across this place while looking for a place that served late (around 10:30). The food was good, although the service was a little slow in the beginning.

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Service was great with friendly staff. Waitress recommended a few dishes for being a first time visitor and they were all great!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The menu was varied, but it was difficult to get in on Friday night. Make reservations ahead of time. Breakfast was a little pricey.

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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

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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Waimea
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175 reviews 175 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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
40 helpful votes 40 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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Twickenham
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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
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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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CT
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68 reviews 68 reviews
50 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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Additional Information about Americano Restaurant and Bar

Address: 8 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1227
Phone Number: 415-278-3777
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Embarcadero
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Monday 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Average Prices: USD 18 - 40
Cuisine: American, Italian, Pizza

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