Bertolucci's

Bertolucci's

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://sodinisbertoluccis.com/
  • Phone: 6505881625
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - close
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Sodini's Bertolucci’s was featured on Check, Please! Bay Area and serves traditional Italian cuisine, derived from their Tuscan roots. Their belief has always been to serve simple, hearty and fresh food. We have private rooms that can seat anywhere from 25 to 100 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Miranda 6505881625
  • Entertainment: Piano lounge
  • Special Events: See web page www.sodinisbertoluccis.com for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Miller
  • Public Transit: Sam Trans, Cal Train
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Private lot in rear of bldg. Valet parking available.
A word from Bertolucci's
Big old school restaurant. Full bar, piano lounge, plasma TVs. Banquet facilities available for up to 85 in a private room. Cocktail parties, and power point on a private 133" screen. Movie nights with theme dinners happen twice a week. As seen on check please bay area, best of the best. Treat yourself............
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Bertolucci's reviews from OpenTable diners
136 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (102)good for groups (80)special occasion (56)fit for foodies (34)romantic (32)kid-friendly (23)vibrant bar scene (20)great for lunch (17)notable wine list (15)late-night find (10)great for brunch (7)hot spot (5)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Enjoyable Lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    There were 7 people in our party, and the service was great! The food was delicious, the portions were generous. Everyone had a good time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    foodjoy
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We had great birthday dinner at Bertoucci's. Everything was great and we highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Italian Dinner..
    Tess
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    My Boyfriends and his mom had never been there before and I hadn't gone in a few years , so I thought it would be a good place to have a great Italian dinner, and yes I was right. We all enjoyed are dinner's and had leftovers for the next day. The service did a good job making sure we were taken care of. Can't wait to go again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Had a great time, good friends, great service, great food, will be going back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • tinaA.
    tinaA
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    always enjoy my time at this neighborhood gem in SSF. Great lunch prices and wine great for the price of a glass. friendly and good service staff...reminds me of old style SF places...like original joes. Tasty foods and plenty of it...gotta love that pizza bread in the basket.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still Nice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    A pleasant lunchtime experience: good food and service.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable evening
    Qumacy
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    A lovely place for an enjoyable dinner and light conversation. Food is very good, and service friendly and acceptable. Have never had a bad meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Old School Italian Food
    essjayVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great Veal Parm, Tasty Red Sauce very accommodating to taste cant wait to go back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another Great dinner
    Lovegoodfood
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Tried the prawn special and it was perfect. Have never had a bad dish here. So glad they are so close to home.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is awesome my favorite
    Cupcake44
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    My boyfriend and I had petrale sole it was like heaven, And the polenta was so creamy , veggys so crisp and delicious,, it was a fabulous dine.. Was my birthday and it was the best ever and I am old got alot if years experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great place for Italian
    Thetraveling3
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The service and food was so good we went back the following night. Our server, both nights was Erin. She remembered us from the previous night. We wanted for nothing. The second night we were placed in the bar area and there was live music, which was a little loud, but the food was so delicious it made up for it. Love the minestrone soup! Hated getting a review text at 1:15am!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprise find
    Ljacesapair
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We truly enjoyed every dish we ordered. The salad was fresh and well dressed; ministroni soup was thick and tasty. We enjoyed at radio all dish of spaghetti and meatballs and my favorite was the veal Milanese. Almost reminiscent of Wiener schnitzel. Wonderfull!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • service
    billychowsdown
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    we were not assigned to a waiter ,so for the first 20 mins we had no one talk to us ,after a couple of futile attempts to get someones attention at a very busy time we had a waiter---the maitre d comp an appetizer,wine and desert.unfortunate but they tried their best to rectify the mistake.good bang for the buck
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My Wife's Birthday Dinner
    UWDad2007
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We decided to celebrate Carole's birthday as a special treat. The food was impeccable and the family style we love. Our son Jared had the petrale sole, Carole had the scallopini and I the saltimbocca. The green salad's house dressing was wonderful, a sort of light, creamy Cesar with garlic. We sipped a Ruffino Pinot Grigio. On the table was home made focaccia. Angie, our waitress was a serving machine and a doll to boot. We were greeted, seated and saluted by the maître d and staff as we left. A fun, excellent time. Our reservation was for 6:30 pm and we left three hours later. We brought a St. Honore cake for her birthday from nearby Galli's Sanitary bakery. Most everyone had coffee with dessert. A fun and delicious evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • willie
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Our waitress was over the top. She has a two tone hairdo and she has one of the best personalities that I have ever come across in wait staff. She is an asset to this restaurant. They were so busy that things were held up but God!! She is a gem.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Traditional Italian cuisine
    nonicknameVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    This is similar to some of the old San Francisco Italian restaurants of which there are very few left. That's what makes this restaurant so special! Our server, Gina, was so accommodating, professional, and friendly too! We both had the Petrale Sole and it was perfect!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food
    wabash21VIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Overall good,the minestone soup seems very watered down, but salad very good. We had the cannoloni and salmon both very tasty
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Variety of Italian Food!
    MetroDiner48
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    The restaurant was like a remnant from the 70s, low lighting & dated, & might benefit from some renovation. That said, I thought the food was pretty decent & would go back if in the area. There were a lot of choices & combinations offered....all sounded great. We both had the raviolis with meat sauce & cream which was delicious!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mmm-mmm-good!
    Grapegrower
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Bertolucci's is a wonderful little place with some of the best 'Old World' Italian comfort dishes. The Saltimbacca was delicious as was the ravioli and meat sauce, and the New York steak...perfection. Try the Osso Busso if it's available, melt in your mouth! Cant get Italian like this anywhere in the Central Valley, now way, no how!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very good dinner
    Lvdrinksnddin
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My wife and I along with my sister-in-law and her boyfriend ate dinner here last Saturday evening. We requested a booth on open table, but seats were ok, the waitress very friendly and the food was awesome. We have eaten here before and will again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wabash21VIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Service and food were wonderful, I had the cannolli, and it was one of the best. All six of us were very pleased with the food.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 4greteats
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Always found the food to be outstanding and great value, we go there for both special occasions and just because. I would recommend reservations because there always busy every night. One of my favorite dishes is the chicken parmesan,
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Experience
    CBLTJLVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Food was excellent and hot, service was good. Friendly old-time type of place.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • July 2014
    ck94112VIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Had dinner with a girlfriend... as always good food, nice waiter. Will go back often.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pretty Good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    We made a reservation for 7pm on a Tuesday night and I'm glad I did. It was packed and we actually had to wait about 10-15 minutes for our table. I thought my salmon pasta was meh but chicken parm was well received. The crowd is older folks and the ambiance doesn't quite live up to the sweet sign that you can see from the freeway but it's not bad. Overall, I'd go again but probably not for a while.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place for a celebration
    SFFoodie
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We were very pleased with our food and the service. The service was fast and efficient. The food was excellent. The event was a birthday celebration. This was a very good place for a celebration because it feels quite special. It is a beautiful room and the waiters and staff are very attentive. We will certainly choose Sodini's Bertolucci's for any special occasion.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Good
    SharonVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    I have dined at Bertolucci's many times and have always had a wonderful meal. They are not tight with their liquor which is important since the price of a shot of liquor is $8 or more. The service is superb - such a nice staff. The food is always delicious - from their pasta dishes to their Veal Scallipine. I wish they had more than one kind of soup. They fried calamari is really good - wish they would have the tentacles instead of just rings. My family and I will continue to make Bertolucci's one of our regular dining spots.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • An Experience to Remember
    none
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    If you want a dining experience that is truly exceptional; I would highly recommend Bertolucci's for a dinner to remember.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • mazda3
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Cannot find any problems here. Plenty of great service, coupled with the wonderfully large amount of tasty food, and most of all, the noise level was very pleasing. Great place.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food and nice scenary
    Chuck
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    This is a good spot for a date or a special occasion. I am Italian and from New York so Im critical when it comes to Italian food which is why I gave the food 3 stars only, but overall it is solid Italian food for the Bay Area. The staff are very nice and service is very good
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Place
    Kathy
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The food was great and the service was excellent. Would recommend this place to anyone who wants great food and service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place
    Sharon
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Service was great and food consistently good. Our family "go to" for impromptu get togethers and a business staple for out of town clients.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • A Favorite
    bcorrigan
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We love Bertolucci's - nice ambiance, staff is always friendly and food is great, especially the pasta.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Italian
    Likefood
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Italian food as it used to be; as it's supposed to be.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • birthday dinner
    diningout
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Delicious food. We were a party of 5: three of us had veal saltembocca, one had chicken parm, and the other had steak. All of our dishes were delicious with generous proportions. We loved their cuisine and bread basket with specialty breads. Our only question was that we had told reservations that this was a birthday dinner at the time we made our reservation, the greeter said, "Birthday dinner?" when our group arrived and we said Yes, but then the waitress didn't say anything about it nor did she bring any ice cream or birthday dessert at the end. We had eaten there before and thought that a complimentary dessert/ ice cream was provided for the birthday person, but perhaps that has changed?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience
    SFNative43
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    First visit to this restaurant. Started great with plenty of free parking. Generous drinks and very reasonably priced. New York steak was delicious. Can't wait to go back again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Superb
    Cupcake44
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Best Italian food I have ever had outstanding , I had chicken parm, and my boyfriend had p. sole I will try the whole menu i will go often now ..
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT FOR GROUPS OR JUST FOR TWO
    MERCI
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I HAVE COME HERE FOR JUST THE TWO OF US AND ALSO HAVE HOSTED A GROUP OF 16 AND THE SERVICE HAS BEEN THE SAME. FRIENDLY, GREAT FOOD AND A LOT OF FUN. GREAT TO BRING OUT OF TOWNERS. PARKING IS PRETTY GOOD. THEY HAVE A PARKING LOT AND IF FULL, THE STREET IS PRETTY GOOD FOR PARKING.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ZZZZZZBest!!
    mazda3
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    since we went to Bertolucci's, we have dined at 3 other places, had different types of Italian food. Bertolucci's is the best!!! We enjoyed everything. The calamari was awesomely plenty. In fact, portions here are the best for your money. If people complain about Bertolucci's, they are just people that you cannot satisfy. We eat out a lot and by gosh. This is for sure the best yet. Better than New Joe's, Better than any local eatery around for the money. Great place. Thank you for the service. Only thing was, I guess they do not honor birthday's????
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • DCAandFriends
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Service was very good. Wine list was adequate but could be improved. Three of the four of us had the veal special which as Osso Bucco. It was served with soft polenta and was outstanding. All and all it was very good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate