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Buon Gusto Ristorante

224 Grand Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080
+1 650-742-9777
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (30 reviews)
“peas” (6 reviews)
“petrale sole” (8 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
224 Grand Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Just got one night and the restaurant space was fine, there was no so crowded and we got pretty fast service. The food was average I guess pasta with latino sauce flavour. Bread and olive oil was a good company.

Thank Joe V
Reviewed January 16, 2016

My friend and I went for dinner on a week night and early meal. It wasn't packed yet but was already well occupied. We each had a veal dish which I wouldn't order in most restaurants but felt comfortable here and wasn't disappointed. I had...More

1  Thank NorthCarolinaSandie
Reviewed January 6, 2016

January 2. 2016, I had a reservation for a party of 20 at Buon Gusto, in the private room, we had previously selected a banquet menu. We decorated the room by 2:30P on January 2 January 1, when speaking to Julian , one of the...More

2  Thank myrna d
CatherineR58, Owner at Buon Gusto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2016

We apologize if you felt that you weren't listened to by management in reference to your wishes for the party you had booked for a Saturday evening. As you know, we do not charge any extra fees or deposits for space in our restaurant, and...More

Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Service poor. Soup served tepid , main course was just barely warm. One guest requested a glass of wine with dinner it was brought to table after main course was finished .

1  Thank elaine g
Reviewed December 31, 2015

Although this restaurant had received great reviews, I found it to be nice enough, but not great. The service was excellent. However, the food was good, but not great. The eating area is definitely not private or intimate--if you're looking for that. Without a doubt,...More

Thank 78DocT
Reviewed December 31, 2015

We picked Ristorante Buon Gusto completely at random. It was our last night in San Francisco before flying home. We were staying near the airport, so the restaurant was reasonably handy to our hotel. What a delightful surprise! The food was prepared to perfection, the...More

Thank wichoo47
Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Flight was delayed into SFO so we were starving when we landed. We grabbed our luggage and rental car and headed North of the airport in search of food. Spotted a Denny's off the side of the freeway and exited in the hopes of finding...More

1  Thank Yukonpuppy
Reviewed November 23, 2015

Totally positive experience. Friendly service, great food. Good wine. They provided a totally customized meal to one person in our party who is a food expert!

Thank Joe N
Reviewed November 21, 2015

Came here for a business lunch. There is not much in the South San Francisco area for lunch. The restaurant was packed but I had reservations (highly recommend reservations). They have nice white starhed table clothes and napkins. Metered parking next door is easy. I...More

Thank SandraBaja
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

A great authentic Italian restaurant we really appreciate on the last night before we leave SFO! We decided to stay in a hotel near the airport for our next day early flight. Didn't expect much in finding a good restaurant and we did!! Food was...More

Thank KellyPeterson
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Questions & Answers
September 21, 2016|
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Response from CatherineR58 | Property representative |
There are gluten free items on the menu, yes. Visit buongustorestaurante . com and select the menu tab, then select lunch, dinner, etc... The gluten free items are marked as such. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Grand Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (Airport Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: CalTrain South San Francisco Station is located at 590 Dubuque Ave and Grand Ave, and is .26 miles aka walking distance. The South San Francisco BART station is 2.3 miles from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-742-9777
  • E-mail
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