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Ristorante Ideale

1315 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3903
+1 415-391-4129
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1315 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3903
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideale is now my favorite Italian restaurant. Was there a week ago for the first time and with a group of 11 and it was great. Good friendly service and excellent pastas. Had to go back again. My husband and I with two friends visited...More

Thank sarah f
Reviewed September 25, 2018

True authentic food from a very talented chef (still can't speak proper English after all these years, but that's the beauty)....the food is fresh, original, and truly made with love. This is the go to for the locals for true authentic food. Don't miss the...More

Thank OnAir813933
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Ideale is great restaurant where you can enjoy great Italian classic dishes. Service is great and the food is to die for. They have all kinds of Italian dishes and their specialty is Roman cousine. Highly recommended.

1  Thank vinotico1
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at this restaurant yesterday and had a really rude waiter taking care of our table, unfriendly and negligant (probably because we were not interested in a full course) and when the cheque came he had already put on a 15% tip to...More

1  Thank Christel H
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I shared the Margherita pizza and asked that they put arugula on it - we also shared the Caesar salad. Both dishes were amazing! The salad was one of the best I’ve had - the pizza was absolutely delicious, with a thin...More

Thank Mili B
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Packed jammed, and no wonder: food was heavenly. We're vegetarian, didn't take away from the experience. Service great, too. Don't miss!

Thank aGoodyear06
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is my go to trattoria in San Francisco. The roman dishes in particular excel and offer the best in class, from the amatriciana to the cacao e pepe...the best of the best.

Thank jeffreycL4151QB
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for amazing fresh pasta, this is the place to be. The appetizers were delicious and our pasta rivaled that of pasta we have had in Italy!

Thank 734candaceg
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Great meal, great service! We always have a fun time here. They just added a Happy Hour Monday through Thursday. Ask for Fabio to be your server. --Mike

Thank MikeCarroll67
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

There are a ton of Italian restaurants in the area. This is by far the best. It all started with fresh homemade pasta. A true Italian restaurant.

Thank Bruce M
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3903
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-391-4129
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