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Delfina

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Mission District
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3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1531
(415) 552-4055
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Superb staff, stunning food but you HAVE to leave room for the bread serving with it. It is only $4 but really adds to the meal. Dodgy enough area after 10 at night but for foodies this is a must.

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Thank Robh29872
Ontario
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184 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pizza is good if you like thin crust pizza with minimal toppings. The tomato sauce is think but flavourful but made the bottom crust very soggy and difficult to eat. Mozzarella topped it off and gave a creaminess to the experience.

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Thank Canada010
New York City, New York
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112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always eaten at their pizzerias but not the main restaurant. So had high expectations and the food met every bit of it. Pastas was great (we tried 2 different ones). Unfortunately one of the appetizers we wanted was out (at 7:45 pm???). Service was also good. Good vibe and energy in the restaurant as well. Would come back every chance... More 

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Thank Wilson L
Montreal, Canada
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will be coming back to the this restaurant overtime I go to San Fran. The pasta was amazing but really everything on the menu was great.

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Thank ShaunT22
Surrey, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this small authentic Italian. The food is simple and very tasty, the server was very kind and informative on the options for the evening. We felt special which is what everybody wants to feel when they are eating somewhere. Prices are reasonable for the area but not budget. However the taste and service are impeccable. I would highly recommend.

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Thank greenpanther30
Tucson
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Wonderfully presented, fresh, inventive food. The service was also very good. Due to traffic we arrived 15 minutes late, but they held our table. It's a "Go To" place for us in San Francisco.

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Thank Leonard M
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Think of some of the best Italian food you've had. Turn it up to 11. There you have it. Great simple dishes perfectly executed and very potent wine list.

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Thank BaronFabs
Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This was part of our great 5-day San Francisco restaurant tour: Delfina, The Progress, Belga, Old Bus Tavern and Hawker Fare. Not to be confused by its pizza-serving namesake next door, Delfina is a neighborhood restaurant, where "neighborhood" is code for friendly but professional service, warm but elegant atmosphere and great food without the pretension that is often accompanied by... More 

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Thank Ted G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

great spot for italian. fresh pastas, great sauces, good ambiance. Great date night spot and plenty of variety.

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Thank Amy F
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorites in a city with tons of choices. I brought my daughter here for her 18th birthday. Food is as delicious as ever, great ingredients, wine list ( she has to wait a couple years before she can appreciate it), a fun and lively atmosphere, great service and you don't have to take out a loan to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighborhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: (415) 552-4055

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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 Mission District

Neighborhood Profile
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighborhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country.
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