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Colosseo
Colosseo

Colosseo Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.colosseosf.com
  • Email: info@colosseosf.com
  • Phone: (415) 398-1300
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Maria Navigato
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Full service off-site catering available.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our outdoor patio can accommodate up to 49 people and is equipped with umbrellas, heaters, cypress trees, gazebos and plants for North Beach's most charming al fresco dining.
  • Private Party Contact: Filomena Florese (415) 794-5805
  • Entertainment: Call for our opera-singers' schedule.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Let us host your special event! Corporate Events, Weddings, Rehearsal dinners, Graduation parties, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Baby Showers, Baptisms, etc. Book our private outdoor patio. The restaurant is also available for a buy-out!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Vallejo
  • Public Transit: Muni stop on same block. Less than 5 minute taxi ride from Montgomery Street BART station. Passenger drop off white zone in front.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street parking available. Various parking lots nearby, some as close as 1 block away, all at affordable prices. Closest parking lot is on Vallejo Street.
A word from Colosseo
The historic Colosseo is owned and operated by the Florese family from Calabria, Italy. The extensive menu features fresh ingredients and homemade pastas made for 3 decades in the Florese family tradition including authentic seafood, meat, risotto and dessert. A winner of multiple awards over the years including #1 Ravioli at the Noodle Festival, Colosseo's diners include a who's who of San Francisco's entertainers, athletes and politicians. Colosseo is THE spot for viewing soccer and other sports on their big screen and TV. Boasting North Beach's largest outdoor patio (seats 49), Colosseo is a great place for a special event. Sidewalk seating provides great people-watching. The extensive beer and wine list includes imports and a local selection.Continued
Diner Reviews
  • "Usually avoid North Beach like the plague, but this place won us over. Mostly because they have a really well-kept secret - a lovely back patio that was quiet and cool on a very warm night. Food was good - about what you expect but with slightly lower prices than most. Didn't really strike us as a tourist trap - good service, actual Italians in the restaurant eating, and decent portions. Four of us split a lovely burrata appetizer, two pasta dishes, and a pizza, and it was just enough. Dishes aren't really large enough to split, but we'd ordered enough to see us through, and would definitely go again. Ask to sit out back, have a nice glass of wine, and relax."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "This was a real find for me in San Francisco. The food is southern Italian cuisine form the Calabria region of Italy. The owner and his wife are form Italy and they prepare the food form old family recipes. Everything was fresh, served hot, and had very distinctive flavors of old world Italian. The wine list was also very good as well. They are also very accomodating to make special plates. I highly recommend Colosseo. You will not be disappointed."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "We had a group of 8 for a 51st birthday. It was a great event. The food was excellent. The wine flowed smoothly. The service was very good. It was a really nice dining experience. There was not a huge throng of people there, so it made it a bit more intimate. Everyone in our group raved about it."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "A very enjoyable late lunch prior to BBB. The service was slightly on the slow side, but very friendly. We weren't in a hurry so it didn't really matter. We each tried something different, and all of us enjoyed our meals. I would definitely return and try the pizza next time - it looked yummy!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Caesar salad is huge, so we shared it. It's well balanced and evenly tossed. Pollo Saltimbocca was tender, deliciousand had just right amount of sauce, plus steamed veggies. Vitello alla Pizzaiola was also light on sauce (tomato) and very soft meat (three pieces). The service was very good from the very beginning to the moment we ordered a desert - Flute Limoncello which is supposed to be frozen and ready to be served from the freezer. Our waiter disappeared for 15-20 min, and all our attempts to get attention of the restaurant manager (owner?) did not help. Eventually, we received our ice cream in a flute, but it did not taste good enough to forget the wait. Anyway, we'd recommend this place b/c of the rich menu and quality of food."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Definitely did NOT like the feel. Every other restaurant was packed, except this one! (Usually a bad sign! And next time I will run.) We started with ordering Chardonnay and did not receive that! Don't go there!!! Go next door to Calzone's"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "We enjoyed the meal at Colosseo but left feeling not quite satisfied with the portion size. We shared an appetizers, enjoyed flavorful main dishes (Veal Saltimbocca, Chicken Parmasean & Lobster ravioli) and had dessert. Although delicious, when we were finished we headed across the street for coffee and Gelato afterwards."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "We had NYE Dinner at Colosseo. The wait staff was very attentive and friendly. I had the Chicken Saltimbocca, it was just okay. The sauce was excellent. My brother has the spaghetti and home made meatballs. He really liked the meatballs! The tiramisu was frozen in the center. The atmosphere was beautiful and very sidewalk cafe type of feel."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Waren zu Thanksgiving in SF und haben das Menue bestellt. ImGrossen und Ganzen gut. Preis war ok und der Wein im zweiten Anlauf gut."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "I took my out of town family here (party of 10) and we were treated so well. In addition to that, we are Italian and loved to food!! I'll make this a frequent stop whether I have visitors in from out of town or not!!"
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "Went for dinner Saturday night, not great, salad came out quickly, but entrees took over an hour, and all four entrees were not very good, bland! We went to this restaurant a few years ago for lunch and it was much better then!"
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "We had reservations at 7 pm but our table was not ready, finally seated at 7:30. Service was slow and that made us anxious as we had tickets to see a show. Our dinner did not arrive until 8:45, and we rushed thru it in 10 minutes, and boxed what we didn't eat. The restaurant was half full by 8:15, so we could not understand why our food was taking so long. We had mentioned to our waiter several times that we had a show to catch when we were seated. An hour and 1/2 should have been ample for a leisurely dinner to enjoy."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "Atmosphere was very welcoming, great classic and jazz blues playing. Customer service was really good and helpful with ordering the right food. The food was pretty good and the quantity plentiful. Great outdoor seating, under the heater, sipping on wine and watching passerby's. We really enjoyed our evening!!"
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Ate dinner recently. Sat outside at a table on the sidewalk. Pleasant environment. NY Strip was quite good. The veal pistachio was tough as leather and had pesto rather than "pistachio crusted" as advertised. Reasonable wine list, and reasonable service."
    Dined on 11/12/2013