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Alioto's Italian Seafood Restaurant is located in the heart of San Francisco's famed Fisherman's Wharf overlooking the historic fishing fleet and the Golden Gate Bridge. The Alioto family has been serving local seafood at the same location since 1925 making Alioto's SF's oldest family owned and run restaurant. The 3-tiered dining room offers every guest stunning views of San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Bridge or the Wharf. Alioto's menu features classics handed down through the generations. Try Matriarch Nonna Rose's world-famous cioppino, and Dungeness crab, always fresh. Also try San Francisco's Finest Calamari either light and crispy or our Sicilian style a family favorite.
San Francisco, CA 94133
Seafood, Italian, Sicilian
Hours of Operation:
OPEN 11 AM UNTIL 10PM SUNDAY – THURSDAY
11 AM UNTIL 11PM FRIDAY & SATURDAY
SEVEN DAYS A WEEK
Jefferson & Taylor
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Private dining rooms for 18-55. Call 415-673-8300 Ext 1306.
FREE PARKING! 11 am-6 pm, 2 hours, 6pm until closing, 3 hours at lot across the street.
Cable Car, Muni
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Alioto's, the true San Francisco original in historic Fisherman's Wharf, is the perfect boutique location for your next Banquet Event. Two newly renovated spaces with breathtaking views of SF Harbor & the Golden Gate, can accommodate 10-55 guests for intimate occasions or corporate functions.
Alioto's Ratings and Reviews
I have been dining at Alioto's for many years when in San Francisco, starting with my honeymoon in 1987 and most recently earlier this week. The experience has always been consistently excellent over the past 30 years. I usually try to get there before sundown as there isn't a better view of the Golden Gate Bridge as the sun sets anywhere else on Fisherman's Wharf. The service, the fresh seafood impeccably prepared, the well-curated wine list and the ambience; all are superb every time. Congratulations, Alioto Family!
Maybe it’s a cliched tourist place to eat. Maybe it’s THE cliched tourist place to eat. Whatever. The food is solid. Tasty bread service—so you don’t have to make a trip to Boudin. Great views even if you’re not right up at the window (think theater rise seating) Sure, it costs more than it should, but you’re not getting bad food.
Our 2nd time eating here and was just as great as the first time. The staff are very professional and friendly. Great customer service to attention and detail and accommodating. Very delicious selections to choose from. Somewhat on the high side of costs but you get what you pay for....really, really good food, atmosphere and service. We will definitely return.
Been eating at Alioto's for years and it is ALWAYS great! Our waiter was diligent with keeping our water glasses full, giving helpful hints on the various dishes and being an attentive waiter! We even had the pleasure of meeting the charming Manager! Highly recommend Alioto's!
We celebrated New Years Eve at Aliotos! It was a nice experience, the food was delicious. I had the sole and truffles and my husband had the seafood stew, both were good. I am so glad we had reservations, the line waiting for a table was very long. I also enjoyed view we had from our table.
Took a date here for New Years and it was great.
The service was great, everyone was courteous and professional. The ambiance was 10/10, we got a table near the window so we could look out at the pier.
The food was pretty alright. Which is my hangup. I believe it was a little overpriced for what we got. Everything was fresh as far as I know but was nothing super spectacular. It was good food for sure, but I'm not sure it's worth the price I paid.
That's what makes this review a 4/5 instead of a 5/5.
Try the mixed calamari... you will never find better. Add a bowl of chowder, and share, and you can enjoy Alioto’s without spending a fortune. We had lobster ravioli tonight and Caesar salad. Both wonderful. Go at 5pm in the winter and watch the sunset from a window table. Certainly one of the nicest dinners in San Francisco.
The bread was great- the best thing about the meal . Service was extremely slow, both in ordering and receiving our food. The waiter was perfectly nice, I’m not sure that the kitchen could handle the volume of orders. But mostly the food was fair at best - overpriced, a bit tired, essentially mediocre chain hotel food. Will not return.
Meh. Took our family of adult children and was expecting better food and for the price...better service. Not worth the $500 bill. Won’t go again. Also since I reserved online with Open Table I assumed a reservation meant they were expecting us. They seemed surprised. We waited for 30 min for a water view table. The hostess was very very nice and accommodating.
Usually the good is very good here, but today the risotto was crunchy and the seafood bouillabaisse was watery. The food was plated messily (smears all over the thermidor).
Perhaps they were just having an off day the day after Christmas. The reason we keep retuning is because the food has always been excellent, and we'll be coming back again someday, but for now we'll try Scoma's.
I know locals don't like going to the Wharf, but we should go more often- especially to the old school places that still do it well like Alioto's. Alioto's was really nice with impeccable service and the Cioppino my companions had been craving. I had a great seafood risotto and we had nice appetizers and great wine too.
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