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“Nice traditional restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Nob Hill Cafe

Nob Hill Cafe
Ranked #38 of 5,642 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
Columbus, Ohio
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“Nice traditional restaurant”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

First time diners at this small restaurant tucked into a residential neighborhood on Nob Hill, just a stone's throw from Grace Cathedral. Advice into arrive early. We got there just after five, the time we left, the place was packed. Traditional, small menu. One us had the special pizza...smoked salmon. One had the spaghetti carbonara. Both nicely prepared, hot, and delicious. Service is very friendly. We recommend Nob Hill Cafe highly.

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Sydney, Australia
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“Good food great value but the coffee makes it!”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

We ate at Nob Hill Cafe while on holidays. The food was good with plenty on the plate. Great value and the service was friendly and relaxed. If your looking for traditional Italian food and service this is a good bet.

I should mention that as a lover of real coffee it was a great relief to find a decent espresso. When you are having that craving Nob Hill Cafe will take the edge off!!

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Opelika, Alabama
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“Outstanding Italian food.”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

A colleague of mine suggested we go to the Knob Hill Cafe for dinner. We made the trip and we were not disappointed. It truly was fantastic. I had the gnocchi bolognese. I am a gnocchi snob and I have had it all over the world. This was some of the best I have ever had. My friend had the calamari steak. It was simply amazing. incredibly well prepared with no hint of chewiness. It was served with homemade pasta and green beans that were very good as well. The service was fine and best of all the pricing was extremely reasonable especially considering the area. This will be my go-to spot in San Francisco from now on.

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helsinki
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“Great italian neighborhood restaurant!”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

We had dinner at Nob Hill Cafe the first night we arrived to San Francisco. Very nice experience.We came 5.30 pm and had a 30 min wait to get the table, so come early if you want to avoid waiting for a table. The neighborhood is nice, so we simply took a short walk before the dinner. The food was fresh and very tasty! We had a nice apetizer plate, pastas and pizzas, which all were very good. The place is quite small and cozy, nice atmosphere! All in all a really nice experience.

  • Visited October 2012
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St. Augustine, Florida
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“great italian cuisine in Nob Hill”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

we had lunch there before going to the Airport, Location were near our Hotel powell Place. Restaurant was small but we had no prlblem getting seated right away. My wife & I had pasta dishes which was plenty. Prices were reasonable for Nob Hill.

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