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Ristorante Ideale

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Thu, 1/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PROSECCO & CHAMPAGNE​
Prosecco Di Conegliano, Ruggeri Gold Label NV, Veneto
Bottle32.00
Glass8.00
Champagne, Gosset Brut Excellence NV, Reims, France
58.00
Lambrusco Amabile, Gavioli Modena
19.00
Champagne, Pol Roger Brut Rose 98, France
120.00
Mumm Reserve Brut, Napa
40.00
LIGHT TO MEDIUM BODIED WHITES​
White Zinfandel, Sutter California
Bottle16.00
Glass5.00
Pinot Grigio, Le Notti, Veneto (half-liter
17.00
Half-liter17.00
Bottle19.00
Glass6.50
Rosato Negroamaro, Rosa Del Golfo '05, Puglia dry rose
Bottle25.00
Glass6.50
Riesling, Hogue '04, Washington
Slightly sweet, dry
Bottle23.00
Glass7.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Pellegrini, Le Veroni Vineyard '05, Sonoma
Bottle27.00
Glass7.50
Lugana Ottella, Le Creete '03, Veneto
Bottle29.00
Glass8.00
Falanghina, Doc Feudi S Gregorio '05, Campania
Bottle32.00
Glass8.50
Principessa Gavi Di Gavi '06, Piemonte
Bottle31.00
Glass8.50
Pinot Grigio, Pier Paolo Pecorari '06, Friuli
Bottle34.00
Glass8.50
Chardonnay, Olivet Lane '05, Russian River
Bottle36.00
Glass9.50
HALF BOTTLES WHITE​
Prosecco Di Conegliano, Ruggeri Gold Label NV, Veneto
16.00
Chardonnay, Sonoma Cutrer '05, Russian River
19.00
Pinot Grigio, Boatina '05, Friuli
18.00
Champagne, Gosset Brut Excellence NV, Reims, France
28.00
MEDIUM TO FULL BODIED REDS​
Vintage subject to change corkage fee $ 20
House Wine Chianti Torregiani '03, Toscana
Half-liter17.00
Bottle19.00
Glass6.50
Italian Zinfandel Primitivo, Trulari '03, Puglia
Half-liter19.00
Bottle24.00
Glass6.50
Pinot Noir, Girasole '06, Mendocino
Bottle24.00
Glass6.50
Rosso Di Montefalco, Antonelli '04, Umbria
Bottle24.00
Glass7.00
Dolcetto D'alba, Cascina Brusciata 04, Piemonte
Bottle33.00
Glass8.50
Rubrato, Fuedi S Gregorio '04, Campania
33.00
Poggio, Belvedere, Blend Sangiovese / Ciliegiolo ''04, Umbria
25.00
Pinot Noir, Kenwood '05, Russian River
29.00
Cabernet Sauvignon, Avalon '04, Napa
28.00
HALF BOTTLES RED​
Chianti Classico, Rocca Delle Macie '04, Toscana
17.00
Chianti Classico, Le Corti '03, Toscana
20.00
Pinot Noir Cameros, Gloria Ferrer '04, Sonoma
20.00
Montefalco, Caprai '05, Umbria
24.00
Cabernet Sauvignon, Montveeder '03, Napa
35.00
Brunello, Altesino '01, Toscana
49.00
Amarone Zenato '01, Veneto
49.00
FULL BODIED REDS​
Syrah, Rock Rabbit '04, California
Bottle26.00
Glass7.00
Sangiovese / Montepulciano, Podere San Lazzaro '04, Le Marche
Bottle30.00
Glass8.00
Bardolino Superiore, Le Notti '01, Veneto
Bottle30.00
Glass8.00
Chi Anti Fonterutoli Classico '01, Toscana
Bottle38.00
Glass10.00
Cabernet Cloverdale Ranch, Pellegrini '03, Sonoma
Bottle40.00
Glass10.00
Zinfandel, Seghesio '06, Sonoma
33.00
Italian Zinfandel, Sinfarosa '03, Puglia
34.00
Merlot, Cloverdale Ranch, Pellegrini '03, Sonoma
37.00
Cabernet Sauvignon, Montveeder 03, Napa
53.00
Cabernet Franc, Coppola, Rubico Estate '03, Napa
59.00
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I dined here after seeing a comedy show at the Masonic. My girlfriend had been there before so she recommended it. Staff wasn't very friendly, but we only waited a couple minutes to be seated. We ordered various items: prosciutto, octopus, steak...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank DianahR_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for dinner on New Year's Eve, so it was very crowded and very noisy. They had changed the menu, so our vegetarian and fish options were minimal. I had the Monk Fish which was not good. I did lilke the shaved arugula salad...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Freqflyer2019
Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

Unpretentious, was phenomenal for Italian fare. Had Gnocchi in a meat sauce that would make anyone cry for. Then a veal saltimboca that was equally wonderful. The chef was in the dining area several time and is a pleasure to meet and test your Italian...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank philipw884
Reviewed October 22, 2019

We recently went to this restaurant again. It’s been a year we haven’t visited. This time it was okay, but not very good. My husband ordered the grilled seafood. The prawns were not cooked well or it wasn’t fresh. Everything on the plate was just...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Dorisma19
Reviewed September 3, 2019

My beau and I have an annual North Beach date. North Beach is still a fun and vibrant hangout. Twice we have had dinner at Ideale. The service is wonderful. Warm and friendly but not intrusive. We felt that we could trust the recommendations. We...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank minorjackie
Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

This was a real gem of a find. It’s a little out of the tourist trap areas by the bay, but it’s worth the walk and there’s some great bars close by (The Saloon being one). It was easily the best place we ate in...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ryant312
Reviewed July 28, 2019

This restaurant was recommended by our concierge at our 5 Star Hotel. He said that this is not the touristy, Americanized Italian you experience in some restaurants. We loved it. The food was authentic and the servers were wonderful every step of the way. The...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank IndyHamiltons
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Strategically located near Embarcadero Great Italian authentic dishes (ask for chef specials of the day); home made pasta Great service

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank K1558PGjosepha
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Absolutely the best Italian food I’ve eaten outside of Roma! Maurizio is an incredible chef, unique Roman dishes, exquisite home made pasta, fresh fish delicacies, authentic thin pizzas, homemade bread, topped off by an array of Italian pastries and wine we can’t find in other...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank lilyeee
Reviewed May 4, 2019

I finally found it... a restaurant with Roman cooking like my Nonna made. The pasta and breads are all homemade; the pizza is the best I've ever had in San Francisco... and actually much better than most in Italy; the wines are really low priced....More

Date of visit: April 2019
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