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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1315 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3903
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Reviewed 2 days ago

when I want to entertain someone visit san francisco one of my favorite restaurant is Ideale in north beach i am fortunate enough to know Maurizio the owner chef since the time that he had his first restaurant Pazzia on 3rd street Maurizio was born...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ginolazzara
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was visiting San Francisco and enjoyed a great dinner here with friends. Food was very good. Looking forward to visiting again when I am next in San Francisco.

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 18 people to entertain and they did a superb job. The food choices pleased every palate and food sensitivity. Quaint, friendly place in the heart of one trendy SF neighborhood! And the bill was equally refreshing!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank elainel133
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to finish our stay in SF with Italian and this was fantastic. Excellent service, great wines and the food was superb. Number of people for a Sunday night was a hint. Will be telling everyone who visits...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank J1787LNalang
Reviewed October 22, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank aGoodyear06
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
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions
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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