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Cioppino's

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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400 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1315 (Leavenworth)
+1 415-775-9311
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Brisbane
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462 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a simple but very relaxed lunch here. We chose a high table near the window just behind the bar and enjoyed the location as we watched the passing parade of people on the streets outside while being able to soak up the friendly vibrant atmosphere of the tables and the bar inside. The food selection was good and... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

at the end of the cable car line, we found ourselves in Fisherman's Wharf! decided to stop for supper - found Cioppino's... Efficient service - likely they get lots and lots of touristas (including us) - mom had the Cioppino (crab in the shell or out of the shell is optional) and I had the risotto... each bit of my... More 

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1 Thank Keoki250
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here a few times on visits to SF. It is a solid option for Italian food. There are better places I'm sure (in terms of value and flavour) but this place delivers good quality Italian food with good service in a pleasant atmosphere. Would happily visit again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were strolling the Fisherman’s Wharf area and being around lunch time I decided to check the reviews in the area. We decided to give Cioppino's a try and we were pleasantly surprised. We had the signature dish -- CIOPPINO “Our signature dish. A bountiful seafood extravaganza of dungeness crab, clams, mussels, snapper, calamari, shrimp, and tomatoes braised in a... More 

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1 Thank Ron D
Brisbane, Australia
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, menu catered to all the family, quick, efficient and friendly. We walked in on New Years Eve without a reservation and it was no problem. Good location.

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1 Thank raftus88
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A family dinner on New Years Eve 2016. We went early and managed to get a table straight away. Our server was a lot of fun and looked after us all night. The food was pretty good and we all left feeling replete. I would go back here in the future.

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Thank Mike V
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lot of trouble in SFO getting reservations for our large party during the Christmas -> New Year holiday visit. Cioppino's accommodated 12 people at 6pm and it was awesome. Food, wine, service, atmosphere....simply awesome. From steak to signature pasta dishes, I can't state how delicious and perfect it was. We had some fussy diners from aged 6... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat a good lasagna. We thought, this must be a place where they know how to make it. It was really not good. Sauce, i'm sure, was NOT homemade. No flavour. Just bad. Mine was cold as well. I got a new one luckily. We took the fried calamari as appetizer. Nothing special. They weren't freshly fried.... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The signature dish? Cioppino, of course. I've ordered cioppino at lots of different restaurants, so of course I had to get it here. It really did not disappoint. I liked the sauce and the variety of seafood (fish, clam, mussel, crab, shrimp) used. I personally prefer to have the garlic bread not soaked in the sauce but they also give... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there three times over a week - the food was excellent each time, especially the Shrimp Capellini. Service a bit slow on one busy night, but the restaurant was absolutely packed and there was a line waiting at the bar. My favorite family dining in SF - and reasonably priced too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1315
    (Leavenworth)
  • Public Transportation: Hyde Street Cable Car - 1 block F Line - 1 block #19 Bus - 2 blocks #30 Bus - 2 blocks #47 Bus - 2 blocks
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-9311
Description
A Fisherman's Wharf Tradition. Fresh seafood and Italian fare, located right in the heart of it all. The best Cioppino in the city. Great food at reasonable prices.

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighborhood a true San Francisco treat.
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