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La Ciccia

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291 30th St, San Francisco, CA 94131 (Church)
(415) 550-8114
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Francisco
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

La Ciccia is one of the best restaurants in San Francisco, and there are many from which to pick. The food is Sardinian, the menu is unique and each selection an experience. The Italian owners are warm and welcoming and are always there to ensure your visit is excellent. They have amazing consistency with their staff, which also helps to... More 

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Menlo Park, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a few years since I been back ( live an hour away) but this place still rocks! Sevice, food, wine hasn't change a bit!

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San Francisco
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

An amazing authentic cuisine from Sardegna. Unique and a must! The wine list is award winning! The fish is fresh. The chef is creative still honoring the italian cuisine tastes and tradition.

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philippines
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

They serve Sardinian food. They only used quality ingredients. We loved their octopus stew, its very yummy and a little bit spicy and their beef lamb shank is perfectly cooked. Reservation in advance is a must.

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Paris, France
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48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We shared a calamari salad, then gnochetti, then pork medallions, then a semifreddo. The cooking was excellent, the quality of the ingredients was best in class, and the portions were just enough for two. I'd definitely want to return. The one minor off-note was that the check was brought before I asked for it.

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Nipomo, California
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is one of those typical small restaurants you find in SF. The tables are close together and it can be a bit noisy. They specialize in Sardinian food, which is mainly from the sea. We ordered a good variety of dishes and shared them "family style". They had no problem accommodating us on that. Everything we got was very... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

This is one of those restaurants that you hear a lot about and wonder if it really lives up to the hype -- it does. The food is phenomenal. I've never been Sardinia but after this meal, it's at the top of my list. Octopus stew was amazing and spicy -- as were both pasta dishes we had (the spaghetti... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Known for their “pulpi” stewed octopus, we also ordered the spaghetti with shaved tuna heart. These are their two premier dishes, which seem to be the things to order, which the restaurant is best known for. With reservations booked up a month in advance, we learned that it may be possible to sit at the counter without a reservation in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

My daughter took me out for my birthday. The ingredients were all quite fresh and well presented. We shared a braised squid appetizer. Unlike the usually breaded and fried version, this dish was baked and served with a lovely sauce of vinegars and herbs. She had a lamb and veggies that was delightful...the lamb being cooked perfectly. I had a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I've been coming here for years and the food was always intense and exuberant but this past year I think they're using the same sauce on multiple dishes- and of course I ordered an appetizer and entree with the same dish. It's a trek out to the restaurant so a major disappointment.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 30th St, San Francisco, CA 94131
    (Church)
  • Public Transportation: MUNI: J Church Metro and Bus #24
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Noe Valley
  • Neighborhood: Noe Valley
  • Phone Number: (415) 550-8114
Description
La Ciccia is a cozy and intimate restaurant located on the edge of Noe Valley. Husband and wife owners, Massimiliano Conti and Lorella Degan work together to take you to a culinary journey through the Italian island of Sardinia. The chef is committed to use the freshest and the most authentic ingredients from his native island, resulting in pungent, lively, flavorful food. The all Italian wine list,170 labels selection represent every Region with more than a quarter devote to Sardinia in order to pair the traditional earthy flavors as well seafood influence of Sardinia cuisine. La Ciccia is a tribute to Sardinia an experience not to be missed.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?