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Puccini & Pinetti

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129 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2109 (Cyrill Magnin)
14153925500
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had lunch here as we arrived early to check in at Hotel Abri. The food was tasty and the staff very attentive and friendly. We liked so much we came back for dinner the next evening which didn't disappoint. The service and food was consistent for the dinner service as well. Will come back anytime.

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Thank Chael O
Ardens Grafton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite pretty decent happy hour and good quality food, the service here is absolutely appalling. Staff surly and unhelpful at best, at worst physically looking at myself and my group with disdain. Have been here many times in the past but will not be coming back, trust me there are far nicer bars/restaurants in this area, don't bother with this... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having lived in Italy I am really surprised by reviews here. The staff is excellent, this is one thing I will say. The food is overpriced for the quality. My Frutti di Mare had ONE mussel in it. A glass of wine (outside Happy Hour I guess) is 13 dollars, in general I think they have a "trendy local" crowd... More 

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Northern Cal
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in Saturday about 7. Should have called for reservation but only waited about 15 minutes. My wife had spaghetti and I had the pork chop. Both were excellent. Caesar salad was great too. Creme brûlée and strawberry tart would be hard to beat. Great Dinner for a good price and just across the street from the Parc 55 hotel.

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Thank kenaus1
Oklahoma City
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service and food were both excellent. Conveniently located to the Parc 55 Hilton. If you want the check split, you will need to remind the staff.

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Thank Cheryl F
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice selection of basic Italian. Had spaghetti and meatballs. Enjoyed it very much. Attentive staff.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on my own for an early dinner on Friday evening. Ordered the Bruchetta and salmon and glass of Proseco. My server told me while it was happy hour it didn't apply in the restaurant! The bruchetta arrived and was huge. However size isn't everything. The tomatoes were a warm mush covered in a very artificial tasting balsamic. The goats... More 

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Thank Ellulje
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to come here last-minute after arriving in San Francisco. We were in the mood for Italian and this place was close by our hotel. Our service was excellent and the food was good, but I don't feel the food justified the price. I realize everything in SF is expensive, but even so the entrees were... More 

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Nashville, TN (BNA)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a delicious meal. Angel our waiter was attentive but definitely not overbearing. Portions are huge! My husband and I split s salad and main course and still couldn't finish. Started with gem salad. They split it for us and I was sure a mistake was made. Both were so large: delicious with tasty light salad dressing. The vegetarian lasagne... More 

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United Kingdom
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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable meal, large portions. Orrichette pasta with fennel sausage was tasty and filling. Friendly staff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2109
    (Cyrill Magnin)
  • Public Transportation: One block from Powell Street Cable Car line, Muni bart, F line and many busses.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: 14153925500

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