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“Fresh Pasta, could use more garlic” 4 of 5 stars
Review of L'Ottavo Ristorante

L'Ottavo Ristorante
692 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1018 (Union Square)
415-922-3944
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Ranked #315 of 4,523 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Union Square
Cross street: Taylor
Atlanta, GA
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
“Fresh Pasta, could use more garlic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Stopped here after work and the meal was good, the service was good and fair prices. The one complaint between my pasta and my moms was that they both could have packed a bigger punch. The pasta was so fresh and the ingredients were obviously high quality, but it just needed a touch more garlic or something. The tiramisu was very good and they had a great selection of wines.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Denver, Colorado
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63 restaurant reviews
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“Delish, friendly, and fun !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

What a great little Italian in the heart of the city--ya don't have to go to North Beach for fresh pasta and homemade marinara! Loved my gnocchi & the waitresses were so friendly--we'll be back!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Marblehead Ohio
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“AWESOME Italian food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Dipping oil had sun dried tomatoes... different! Brushetta had wonderful shrooms! Puttanesca had a mild hint of anchovies and enough capers and kalamata olives for balance. Added prawns to it... Great! Also, the best part... the fettucini was homemade. Paper thin and what one DREAMS pasta should be! Made a perfect ending to a wonderful city!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Danville, CA
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“Excellent Fresh Pasta”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Excellent fresh pasta. Party of eight and everyone loved the food from lasagna to penne with sausage. Salmon and beef carpaccio both excellent starters. Only drawback is no full bar, limited wine list.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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GLENMOORE
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Good Italian Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

The food was very good with large portions. The lobster ravioli was decadently rich. Nice place for an intimate meal. Very fairly priced.

Visited April 2013
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