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“One word: cannoli”
Review of Cavalli Cafe

Cavalli Cafe
Ranked #40 of 141 Dessert in San Francisco
Cuisines: Italian, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
Reviewed November 20, 2011

When you are anywhere near North Beach and find yourself wanting a little something for dessert, be sure to head here. They have, by far, the best cannoli I have ever eaten (and I have eaten a lot of cannoli). The shell is perfectly crisp, almost like it was made just when I arrived. The filling was simply perfect. And the small pieces of candied fruit on the ends, which I believe they make there, were a delightful addition. Dont't let the austere look of the place give you second thoughts. Walk inside, go to the counter on the right, order a cannoli, take a bite, and then feel your smile go ear to ear.

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Reviewed October 23, 2011

small round the corner cafe where you would get authentic Italian desserts and a variety of coffee drinks. It was cold outside, and we all wanted to get a cup of hot coffee. Cavalli cafe just happened to be the one closet, but my God!!!.....as soon as we went in, I could smell the aroma of fresh brewed coffee and see the beautiful & inviting desserts. More than the coffee the attitude and personal touch of the store matters, and that my friend seems to have gone with the wind nowadays, but not in Cafe Cavalli. Real charming small place, where you can sip the mocha away from the hustle bustle of the city.

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Reviewed September 15, 2009

The best cannoli filling and the homemade pasta dishes are simple but so so good. Authentic. I would bring someone visiting from out of town here for lunch or an early dinner and skip the more formal and trendy restaurants. The decor needs a bit of improvement and the menu and hours are different than what is on the website, so maybe call ahead for hours, but the food is great and the coffee is amazing. You could easily miss it at the busy corners of Stockton and Columbus and Green.

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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile
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