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Ristorante Umbria

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198 2nd St, San Francisco, CA 94105-3809
+1 415-546-6985
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dropped in on this restaurant in the pouring rain after a day of culture visiting the gardens and museums of San Francisco: Botanical Garden, Japanese Tea Garden De Young, California Academy of Science and SFMOMA! Phew - no wonder I was ravenous! I'd read a good review in the Rough Guide and thought it worth a punt - good... More 

Thank GardenerCook16
No. California
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174 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a vey friendly down to earth Italian place. It is welcoming and has good food. Some specials and it is good to take the waiter's recommendations if you are undecided. I a rating it excellent for the experience itself--the food is good, but not "fine" dining, but you will enjoy being there.

Thank 100db
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Appearances are deceiving. Very nice atmosphere and the place was packed. Server was rude, not helpful in menu selections, and rolled his eyes when requested to split the tab between two people. Haven't had such poor service like this in the city.

Thank Natalie F
San Francisco, California
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663 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Had a business lunch here on the fly. Good pasta, prompt and friendly service. I would like to return here for a long evening with lots of vino and more pasta.

Thank Yog-Sothoth
Avon, Connecticut
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381 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 458 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Walk in, no reservations. Seated immediately at a tight little table near the door. Tiny place. Window open to street. Very noisy. Waited a long time to take orders, get drinks, get food (but bill cam quickly). Caesar salad was excellent, lots of cheese and anchovies. Spinach gnocchi were bland, doughy. Spinach ravioli was very good. Nither was served with... More 

Thank MMouseMD
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194 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Had a business dinner planned to impress, that included reservations. They stuffed 12 of us in a back corner. Service was slow and sporadic, drinks were ordered and the over price wine came out one bottle at a a time. Beer and drinks took up to 10 minutes. Several specials were offered, and three of us had the veal Parmesan,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Umbria was recommended to me by a stranger walking on the street near Moscone Center who saw my conference badge and figured I was an out-of-towner - turned out to be a great recommendation; even recommended a dish off the menu that I ordered, angel hair with shrimp John Newman (no, I don't know why or who John Newman is....);... More 

Thank Joe S
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670 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Enjoyed a late lunch here. Pizza was just okay and wanted something a little more italian like. Soup and Sandwich combo is the way to go. Reasonably priced wine list. Friendly young helpful staff.

Thank tfizzle
Hoodsport, Washington
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

If you want authentic Italian cuisine, this is the place for it. The food is delectable! The service superb and the ambiance perfect. Julio,the proprietor is the perfect host along with his staff! A must visit!

Thank Skygirl767
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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42 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

My wife and I were craving delicious Italian food on our San Francisco visit, and this restaurant was a great find that certainly satisfied our longings. They serve hearty, honest and delicious Italian dishes that leave you deeply satisfied. Both our lasagna and the risotto served with a generous shaving of black truffles on top were thoroughly enjoyable dishes. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 2nd St, San Francisco, CA 94105-3809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-546-6985

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoMa

Neighborhood Profile
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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