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Tommaso's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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1042 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94133-4525
(415) 398-9696
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Iowa City, Iowa
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a spinach pepperoni pizza which was good. Not the best pizza I've ever had. Very noisy you couldn't carry on a conversation for all the talking. Tables where to close together. I'm not sure I would go back again.

Thank TGS123_13
Carmel, California
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354 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been frequenting this wonderful restaurant for decades, watched the family owners grow and evolve. The food is real family old school Italian fare... their pizza was once voted best in the USA. Believe it!!!

1 Thank rthau
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We've been going to Tommaso's and love it. It's a family run restaurant and they are wonderful people. While all the food is great, we go for the pizza, asparagus, salad and garbanzo bean salad.

1 Thank Eva M
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Quality of food very low and far from real Italian cuisine. Service is almost rude and not attentive. Visited based on high score. Completely disappointed:(

Thank Yaroslav P
Vienna, Austria
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

I had posted a previous complaint about being charged too much on my credit card. The management got back to me very quickly and has refunded all of the amount to my credit card. Thank you for this! As I can't delete my previous posting, I can only correct my rating and critic with this new entry. Thank you, Tommaso's... More 

3 Thank Flojam
Royal Oak, Michigan
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We stopped for a late-lunch snack (restaurant opens at 4 on Sunday) and ordered the caprese salad, which was good and a small pizza that was very good. Not the same sauce that I generally love on a pizza, but quite good. The pepperoni was; however, the star of the show! Seriously, I could have just ordered a plate of... More 

Thank ROtraveler1
Berkeley, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I've been coming to Tommaso's at least once or twice a week for the past few years, since a friend told me about this gem. The pizzas that emerge from that ancient wood burning oven are truly magical, the finest I have ever experienced. The crust is the perfect combination of crisp and tender, and the toppings are perfection. The... More 

2 Thank mayorbibbie
São Paulo
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Been a thousand times in this awesome restaurant. It's a small place near Chinatown, with a few tables and one communitary table, with enough space for some privacy and enough space to know somebody (lol). Service is very attencious. They offer you a real fresh baked bread and the pizzas and bolognaise sauce are to die for!! Spaghetti and meatballs... More 

1 Thank Mekitar
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

If you didn't know where to look or that it was a highly recommended restaurant, I'm not sure you'd notice it or go in but it was excellent. Great service and delicious pizza.

Thank Elizabeth M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

My wife and I were recommended this restaurant by the cabin crew on a Virgin Atlantic flight fro Heathrow to San Francisco. It was also recommended by the breakfast chef in the hotel we stayed at. We have been to San Francisco five times and always visit Tommasos. If you are in San Francisco, don't miss this little gem -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1042 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94133-4525
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: (415) 398-9696

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Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

Neighborhood Profile
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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