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Giancarlo Paterni's Acquerello has stood as San Francisco's single most acclaimed Italian destination restaurant for well over a decade. Rustic refinement is the order of the day; Aqcuerello's dining room is all vaulted ceiling, dramatic floral arran... more
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Altovino is a neighborhood restaurant serving seasonal, regionally inspired Italian cuisine. Chef Nick Kelly (he/him) has worked in some of the best restaurants in the Bay Area and multiple kitchens throughout Italy, cultivating a thoughtful understa... more
White tablecloths, neutral walls lined with bottles of wine, and barely noticeable opera transform this refined row house located at the corner of Larkin and Green Streets into an intimate restaurant. An elegant menu and extensive wine list confirm A... more
Known for its award-winning authentic Italian cuisine, Bacco Ristorante is led by its original Executive Chef,  Vincenzo Cucco. Vincenzo was born and raised in Italy.  There he studied and worked under some internationally-acclaimed chefs.... more
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Baia is Matthew Kenney's new plant-based restaurant concept focused on Italian-inspired cuisine in an elegant, upscale capacity. The identity of Baia exists at the intersection of opulence and approachability; the menu will offer a selection of inno... more
Barzotto is an American Pasta Bar in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission, and we hope we’ll be your home away from home.  We know that Italian wines can be confusing, so we’ve made it simple for you: all of the wines at Barzo... more
Enjoy fresh, homemade pasta in a quaint escape from busy city life. Try from a list of superb choices, such as penne al forno draped in melted mozzarella and tangy tomato sauce and the risotto... - more
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Beretta serves inventive cocktails, thin crust pizzas, and contemporary italian comfort food in the mission district. everything on the menu is always fresh, seasonal, and sourced from local farmers. we use organic ingredients whenever possible, a... more
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We are a group of young Italians, born and raised in different parts of Italy, who came to San Francisco about ten years ago sharing the same passion, cooking and eating delicious food. We decided to put our ideas and knowledge together to create... more
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Named for Francis Coppola's venerable production company, American Zoetrope, Cafe Zoetrope is located in the majestic Sentinel Building, a San Francisco historic landmark in the heart of North Beach. We are a European-style cafe and offer authentic I... more
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Caffe Fiore is where European café culture meets fine Italian cuisine on the Mission/Noe Valley corridor in San Francisco. From hot sandwiches and Spanish tortillas during the day to classic Neapolitan and contemporary Italian favorites at nig... more
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California Fish Market features delicious, sustainable seafood dishes with an Italian flair. more
Some restaurants strive to be the next big thing and are lucky to live up to the buzz, while others without such designs quietly go about gaining reputation and becoming favorite, under-the-radar dining spots. Claiming the latter distinction, Capanni... more
Authentic Chicago Italian Cuisine & Pizza such as Cracker Thin, Deep Dish Cast Iron Pan, Stuffed Deep Dish Pizza. We also specialize in tradtional Chicago classics such as baked Mostaccioli, Chicken Vesuvio, and House Roasted Italian Beef & H... more
Che Fico on Divisadero Street, is an old-school Italian restaurant that has transformed a retired auto body shop. Led by chefs David Nayfeld and Angela Pinkerton, Che Fico is one of San Francisco’s most talked about restaurants since opening th... more
Featuring fresh seafood, steak, pizza & our signature risotto dishes. All in a romantic Tuscan setting. Our wines are expressly selected for the best of Italy, Spain, France and California's Napa Valley and served with a perfect pairing of chees... more
Everyone knows gnocchi is the ultimate comfort food with its buttery finish, complimented best by rich sauces and toppings. The new Tuscan-inspired spot in the Marina is well aware; and for winter, Contrada just added a gnocchi dish to its menu, and... more
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Corzetti is a Ligurian restaurant and bar that evokes summers spent on the Italian Riviera where life moves at a slower pace, and seaside restaurants serve up menus influenced by the day's catch and peak-season produce from the region. Corzetti br... more
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A CELEBRATION OF ITALIAN CUISINE. Located on the corner of Montgomery and Pacific Avenues in San Francisco's historic Jackson Square, Cotogna is an Italian restaurant known for housemade pastas, spit-roasted and grilled meats, and seafood roasted in... more
We believe that good food and good company go hand in hand. We believe in the time-honored tradition of the dinner table debate and the swirling mix of ideas that makes this country great. We believe simple things can be brilliant, like authentic, re... more
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Delarosa first opened its doors in 2010 on Chestnut Street in San Francisco's Marina District. Since then, Delarosa's close proximity to the Golden Gate Bridge, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Presidio and Crissy Field has made it the neighborhood's go-... more
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Delarosa's interpretation of the classic and unpretentious beer and pizza pairing has made a mark on many locals' and visitors' must-visit lists. more
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"If you prefer to have someone serve you your pasta, then just a few doors down is Delfina, one of the city's best new Italian restaurants. Open only a year, Delfina has already been heralded as one of San Francisco's best new eateries. This quaint s... more
The Shack is all about Love, Food, Music and having a good time. We are family friendly in the early hours when the place is packed with kids and families; later on it gets louder filled with all kinds of people out to have quality food and a good ti... more
Emporio Rulli Gran Caffe feels like you’ve been transported to Italy. This Northern Italian restaurant, wine bar, pastry shop & café was built by master craftsmen in Italy and adorned with a ceiling fresco by famed Italian artist, Ca... more
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Pizza by the slice and whole pies. Dine in, take out, delivery, and catering available at all of our locations. more
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Opened in 1886, Ristorante Fior d'Italia is America's oldest Italian restaurant. Chef Gianni Audieri continues the tradition of serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine with dishes such as gnocci, osso buco and calamari being called the Best in San... more
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Fiorella is a neighborhood favorite in SF's Richmond District. We bring the Richmond delicious Italian cuisine, outdoor dining on weekends & you simply have to try one our our wood oven fired pizza! more
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Outer Richmond neighborhood with California-Italian mainstay Fiorella and modern tavern Violet's, will open the latest addition to their burgeoning restaurant group: Fiorella Polk. The new restaurant will bring many of Fiorella's greatest hits (inclu... more
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Flour + Water = pasta and pizza. Yes, the name for this place is fitting enough; all that's needed for an excellent meal is this simple combination…with a touch of sauce and garlic. The concept itself is simple: A neighborhood space that provi... more
Francisca's is a farm-to-table Italian-Venezuelan restaurant from husband-and-wife team. Our rent is very expensive so we can't afford full staff . Chef Manny Torres Gimenez and Katerina De Torres make it happen every day for the last 10 years in the... more
After a sampling of the full bar, a half-bottle of Dry Creek Fumé Blanc is great with the first course. Try the deeply smoked salmon dressed with fresh young pastis-scented leaves, red onion, cucumber, a lightly vinegary dressing, then move on... more
Gialina is named after my grandmother Nonni Lina. It is a tribute to my wonderful Italian family, who came from a town in Italy's culinary heartland of Emilia-Romagna. As seen in the restaurant's family photos, Nonni liked to surround herself with fo... more
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The Gold Mirror Restaurant has been the meeting place for friends and families to indulge in a cocktail at the bar, a savory Italian dinner and the best homemade Tiramisu in town. Patrons come from all over the Bay Area to partake in the elegant atmo... more
Very popular neighborhood trattoria on Fillmore Street that serves up tasty food at reasonable prices. This small hot spot often requires a wait; parties of one and two sit at the counter while tables are reserved for three or more. Daily specials li... more
Kuleto's serves distinctive California ~ Italian cuisine featuring ingredients prepared in unusual combinations. The atmosphere is a combination of old San Francisco aura, Italian conviviality and contemporary vitality with high vaulted ceilings, gen... more
L'Osteria del Forno is an authentic Northern Italian bistro. Maybe about 25 people can be seated, and to say the least, it's romantic. Wine in water glasses, great focaccia bread, L'Osteria is about tasty food in an unassuming environment. Favorites... more
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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,... more
La Traviata features old style Italian food at a reasonable price.   It's easy to get to if you take BART - get off at the 24th Street exit.   It's the kind of place that's little on the kitschy side, they play opera music, have tons of pho... more
Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant brings urban rustic style to Rincon Hill.   Our menu features wood-fired pizzas, roasted chicken, pastas, and a few delicious desserts – reflecting our mantra of keeping it simple, and doing it well. more