270 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
While traditional, classic, Italian cuisine has been a hit with diners all over the world for centuries, the owners and chefs at È Tutto Qua strive to infuse cutting edge recipes and techniques from Rome into their menu. Located in the heart of North Beach, È Tutto Qua does an excellent job keeping up with the latest trends in Italy, but the focus is always on quality ingredients and superb service. Meats and fish arrive fresh daily, pasta is made in-house from scratch, and many ingredients aren't added to your dish until right before it heads to your table. Knowing ...
1199 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Beretta in the Mission District offers hungry patrons inventive cocktails, thin crust pizzas, and contemporary Italian comfort food, which is delicious in its own right. The dinner menu is filled with exquisite Italian fare. Satiate your appetite with dishes such as Eggplant Caponatina, Risotto with prosciutto, leaks, and goat cheese, and Dungeness Crab Arancini with calabrese aioli. Guests can also share one, or two of Beretta's mouth-watering pizzas topped with only the freshest ingredients, like squash, rosemary, prosciutto, basil, goat cheese, and more. Every day, Beretta has a single main dish that rotates, such as Rock Cod with Roasted Tomatoes ...
3905 Rivermark Plaza, Santa Clara, CA 95054
With its open display kitchen and stone hearth pizza oven, Piatti Ristorante proudly crafts authentic Italian cuisine in a warm and inviting setting. Located in San Jose, Piatti Ristorante features seasonal lunch and dinner menus and an extensive wine list. Menu selections include the Baratta, featuring 18 month aged prosciutto di parma, melon, sea salt, and quince saba, or the Grilled Creative King Salmon with summer succotash, gnochetti, and basil butter. Vegetarian, gluten-free, and kid-friendly menus are also available. The grand stone fireplace, rich wood accents, and large windows provide an ambiance that is both airy and refined. The outside ...
1809 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Friendly servers and classic décor take guests of Capannina through a tour of Italy during their dinner at this ristorante Italiano. Two menus serve to entice diners in this cozy atmosphere: a three-course prix fixe menu and an a la carte menu. Both feature well thought out dishes that are heavily influenced by Italian traditions. The prix fixe menu starts diners off with either the Soup of the Day or the House Salad before they dive into their choice of entrees from a list featuring options such as the Pappardelle with Mushrooms and Wild Boar Ragu and the Grilled Salmon. ...
1257 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Venticello Ristorante is probably the best kept secret restaurant in San Francisco. Located atop Nob Hill, Venticello is an Italian restaurant that offers an intimate atmosphere that is reminiscent of a countryside farmhouse in Tuscan. Walking distance from many key mark sites like Mark Hopkins and Fairmont Hotels, Venticello is noted as one of the most romantic restaurants in SF. Above the main dining area, Venticello has a bar fully stocked with distilled spirits and the finest Italian and California wines. Venticello is a perfect dining establishment for a romantic outing with your significant other.
6525 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599
Located in one of the oldest wineries in the Napa Valley area, Bottega serves its guests fine Italian dishes to complement the classic interior. This restaurant features two dining rooms where cold diners may take refuge by a warm fire in the winter, as well as an outdoor patio for warmer days. A bar completes this large space. The search for fresh ingredients from local sources results in a changing menu, however patrons can expect to see a wide variety of traditional pastas, including selections such as Pan Roasted Potato Gnocchi and Red Wheat Tagliarini. This dinner menu also offers ...
1570 Stockton Streey, San Francisco, CA 94133
Of course, Tony’s Pizza Napoletana is located in San Francisco’s famed Little Italy and it only makes sense that the restaurant’s owner and chef, Tony Gemignani, would be a nine-time world pizza champion. Everything about Tony’s Pizza is authentic, from the ingredients that are imported from where else but Napoli to the down-to-earth, inviting atmosphere of the dining room. The Napoletana-style pies are baked in a 900-degree, wood burning oven while the menu’s list of Classic American Pizzas bake in a gas oven. Sicilian, Californian, Detroit-style, and even St. Louis-style pizzas are represented at Tony’s along with a number of ...
2993 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
Don’t let the size fool you, the intimate space of Trattoria La Siciliana really hums. Resembling more an authentic Sicilian kitchen than a bustling Berkeley eatery, this tiny restaurant buzzes with conversation and huge portions of Italian cuisine. In a world full of just restaurants, it’s nice to find a place where one can feel at home. Saucy, garlic-laden comfort food is the order of the day in this cash only establishment, but make sure there is room for dessert… tira misu is not a dish to be avoided lightly.
1715 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-4406
Pane E Vino is recognized as one of the finest casual Italian restaurants in Marina/Cow Hollow. Chef Bruno Quercini, who hails from Valtellina, Italy, has been recognized as one of the Bay Area’s top chefs by Zagat and the San Francisco Chronicle. It’s no real surprise, as Chef Quercini’s dedication to his craft includes making his own sausage and curing his own meat using centuries old methods from his homeland. The menu allows guests a full culinary tour of Italy, with a wide selection of antipasti featuring Chef Quercini’s own sausage and cured meats, house made pastas, traditional Italian entrees ...
3352 Steiner Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-2707
The Plant Café Organic has a mission to promote the wellbeing of people, planet, and provide an avenue to support healthy choice and sustainable practices. They offer only the best organic foods from free range poultry to produce free from pesticides and fertilizers. Very diverse, The Plant’s menu is compiled of contemporary California cuisine and entrees with Asian inspired flavors. They serve a large variety of choice like freshly made juices and smoothies and house-made pastries and desserts.
510 Green Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-3906
Sodini’s Green Valley Restaurant is an Italian restaurant should be featured in an Italian movie like GoodFellas or The Godfather. Their interior represents an old style look that cannot be found anywhere else in San Francisco, even their neon sign right outside their door hasn’t ever changed. Also, Sodini’s Italian dishes are authentic as they can be. Swing by and try one of the many favorites like Linguine with Clams and Mussels, and Beef Lasagna.
353 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
The dishes and ingredients at Mona Lisa may be simple, but their superior quality is what sets this excellent eatery apart from the many other Italian restaurants in North Beach. Located near the corner of Columbus and Grant, Mona Lisa has gained quite a reputation for making delicious pastas, pizzas, and meat dishes using quality ingredients. Using simple, fresh ingredients allows Mona Lisa to create a large and varied menu full of traditional Italian dishes that are bursting with flavor. With so many meals to choose from, fans of Italian food will be hard pressed to find something on the ...
510 San Anselmo Avenue, San Anselmo, CA 94979
Cucina Restaurant and Wine Bar is one of the favorite spots in Marin to indulge on traditional Italian cuisine. Cucina cozy dining room features a wood-burning pizza that transports you and your guest to old world Italy. Cucina’s wood-burning pizza oven creates piping hot pizzas with light crusts that isn’t found anywhere in SF. In addition, Guests have many other entrees choices that showcase Cucina knowledge in Italian cuisine. Cucina has an extensive seafood and meat entrees and homemade pasta like the Gnocchi alla Bava: Homemade potato dumplings mixed with crimini mushrooms, fontina cheese, and drizzled with white truffle oil. ...
498 Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-1315
Located right on the Original Fisherman’s Wharf, Capurro’s creates fantastic Italian dishes . Established in1946, Capurro’s offers a menu that showcases their talent on creating Italian cuisine. Capurro’s only use the freshest locally caught seafood in their dishes. Their pasta dishes feature fresh shrimp, clams, and locally favorite crab. Capurro’s also creates original bread bowl cioppinos, an mixture of seafood in a custom baked sourdough bread bowl. Capurro’s has a wide variety of seafood choice created in Italian techniques that seafood lovers will enjoy.
400 Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Located right on the Fisherman’s Wharf, Cioppino offer incredible Italian cuisine that locals and visitors will enjoy. Cioppino is named for what they do best, a rustic and flavorful seafood soup called the Cioppino. And in San Francisco, Cioppino has their hands on the local seafood catch to create a seafood soup that is irresistible to seafood lovers. Other dishes Cioppino has to offer are pasta, pizza, and sandwich choices that also utilize fresh and local seafood straight from the pier. Furthermore, Cioppino is can accommodate large parties as well. They have a large, private banquet room with an amazing ...
663 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-2811
Many restaurants claim that their dishes are “The Real Taste of Rome” yet they seem to fall short. Cinecitta Ristorante & Bar does not fall short of that mark but exceeds it by offering authentic Italian cuisin. Cinecitta has delicious Italian choices on their menu that will make your mouth water. Cinecitta hand creates tasty pizzas with flavorful ingredient combinations like the traditional Margherita pizza and the Pollo Arrosto: roasted chicken with marsala wine mushrooms, tomato sauce, and parmigano. Aside from their delicious pizza selections, Cinecitta has hand crafted Panini sandwiches, Calzoni, and a handful of pasta selections.
2401 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA 94113
Manned by a staff devoted to quality, authenticity, and hospitality, Flour + Water embodies Old World expertise carried out in a casual and contemporary setting. Truly thoughtful design is not only behind the restaurant’s urban eclectic décor, but it’s also present in every ingredient that goes into each dish on the fine-tuned menu. The meats are cured in-house and the pizzas are served exclusively Neapolitan style. And as memorable as the pizza is, the in-house made pasta is another prize. Flour + Water also works hard to make wine accessible and inviting, pouring glasses of quality drink for all to ...
2300 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Restaurateur and pastry master Gary Rulli wanted to mimic the Italian ristobars that offer a casual, comfortable neighborhood gathering place where friends and family can take, eat, and drink. Thus, he opened Ristobar in Cow Hollow, serving rustic Italian cuisine and artisanal pizza. Utilizing only the best products, Ristobar creates satisfying dishes like Spaghetti Alla Scoglio and traditional styled Agnolotti. Risobar also serves wine choice from famous wineries, mainly from Italy and other European countries.