Caffe Fiore - San Francisco

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$30 and under
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Italian
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Caffe Fiore is where European café culture meets fine Italian cuisine on the Mission/Noe Valley corridor in San Francisco. Serving classic Neapolitan and contemporary Italian favorite for dinner, our kitchen offers a fine selection of homemade dishes Tuesday thru Saturday . Whether it’s just for a glass of wine or a big dinner party, we look forward to seeing you at our home away from home, just a block away from the bustle of Valencia Street!

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val56
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a wonderful experience. Our waitress was friendly and attentive. The dishes were made with fresh ingredients and the clientele were sensitive to surrounding tables no loud guests.
We will be back

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, delicious home made pasta’s and food, a little gem!

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EaterMike
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A good night with friends for a birthday. Food was tasty. Service was decent and pricing as well. I would definitely return and would file this under “low key neighborhood dinner”.

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RenateC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The four of us all liked our dishes (3 of their pasta dishes, one delicious appetizer) very much. The service was friendly and efficient. The atmosphere is very pleasant, but tables are close together, and when you have loud neighbors, that might make conversation among 4 a little difficult. (We had a much better time when the neighboring table left.) Didn't try the dessert for lack of time, but will next time.

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DanielC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience5

An excellent restaurant in all respects. I would recommend It to anyone.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Very random food, quite expensive. The service and staff were terrible. The waitress was very disrespectfull. I wont come back to this place!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great neighborhood dinner restaurant! Food is great service awesome! Will be back!

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vipEmilyF
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was extraordinarily fresh with beautiful presentation and clear flavors. The service is friendly and attentive in a homey atmosphere. I plan to return.

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vipLocalgirl
San Francisco
59 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This neighborhood gem is more than just a caffe -- the menu is comprehensive, with at least two specials each day. Everything is made to order and served by a charming waitstaff. Excellent wine list. Fabulous desserts. Go there, just do it!

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vipJayy
San Francisco
40 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for the wonderful dinner and warm hospitality, Eduardo. We loved every thing. lighiting, decor, food, wine, kindness and warmth.

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JudyH
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had dinner with 5 people and it was lovely. good service, fresh ingredients and nice ambiance.

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vipDiogenestheSeeker
San Francisco
115 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

I've waited to write this review, thinking that perhaps I should not. But the utter misery of my last visit here requires a review. I've dined here three times. Each time, my entree was the pan-seared skirt steak cutlets. The first dining experience was with a friend - the food was outstanding, the presentation was outstanding, and the service was outstanding. I even recommended the restaurant to friends, and they had good experience there. The second time was dining alone - the food was OK, the service was less than mediocore. The third time, I was taking a friend out for a birthday celebration, the service was abominable and the skirt steak so rancid tasting, that I can still sense the horrible taste in my mouth. In addition, we had ordered, as usual, six crostini, which never came. When the entrees came, I asked the maitre d cum waiter what happened to the crostini and he did not remember taking the order. He then just threw the crostini menu on the table without apology. We had also ordered two antipasti, the Baked Radicchio & Pear Wrapped in Prosciutto, Topped with Arugula & Goat Cheese and Parma Prosciutto, Salame, Porchetta, Gorgonzola, Parmigiano & Castelvetrano Olives- they both arrived in two large mounds that lacked even the presentation that one can find in an army mess hall. I have never had meat that tasted as bed as the skirt steak. As it was my friend's birthday dinner, and he did not want a fuss, I did not complain at the time and the maitre d' cum waiter, apparently did not care to address any problems. I think this was the most horrible dining experience in my life.

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BlackseaHunter
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We usually come here for breakfast, and it was our first time for dinner. It's really sweet, unpretentious and tasty! Looking forward to the next time!

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vipNewbie
San Francisco
38 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely neighborhood spot

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Judie
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Really enjoyed food and small cafe feeling
We’ll be back

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our best meal over 3 days in San Francisco. We were so fortunate to find this gem of a neighborhood cafe.

DD
vipDonD
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Nice neighborhood restaurant. Modest size and menu, friendly, quiet, comfortable.

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vipsfsince1995
San Francisco
24 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always tasty especially the bread and olive oil. I always get the clams. Yum

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vipLocalgirl
San Francisco
60 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A neighborhood gem – always satisfying

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DonnaT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our entire dinner party loved their entree. The suggested wine was fantastic. We all agreed we would come here again.

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PeterR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Felt family owned and personal in that way. The prices were very reasonable. The pacing of the service was quite relaxed which gave ample time for conversation without interruption. It was quiet even when the restaurant got more crowded so we didn't have to yell across the table as one must in so many restaurants. The only thing I would change is I would have turned the heat up. It was a little chilly so that my partner never took off her coat. There's a fireplace that doesn't appear to work. Get that working and I'd be back weekly!

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vipEugeniaBennington
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have been here a bunch of times and always love it! It’s one of my favorite gems! Food is always fresh and delicious, not fussy. Never crowded, good service. Really great value.

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BrendaB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Meat eaters and vegetarians have very tasty and well prepared options. Highly recommended.

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WendyM
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent local restaurant. The house made pastas and cannoli are fantastic. The crostini menu would be fun to have just with that and a bottle of wine. Friendly service good food. Everything you could want from a local spot.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice neighborhood option...we walk to it.

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jessica
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall3food4service4ambience2

We went here for dinner and had a wonderful meal, truly some of the best pasta I've had in ages, and I live right by Flour + Water). But the place has zero ambience at night--bright lights, quiet music. (I actually got up and dimmed the lights in our section to my friends' delight.) They've got the food down. If they can figure the other bit out this lovely little restaurant could be a real gem. Maybe it is during the day. I just wouldn't recommend it for dinner, if you like a ambience with your tortellini like I do.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience4

A bit pricey Dishes we had were at best average. Nice owner and server though.

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AnneZ
New England
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful meal!! Food was superb. Wine was delicious. Service was attentive. Atmosphere was warm and inviting. Can’t wait to go again!

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Superb
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fiore is one of the gems of the neighborhood, an important part of what makes the food scene in the Mission so vibrant.

SB
SusanB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I've walked by this place for years and FINALLY came for dinner. It did not disappoint. Service excellent, wine excellent, food excellent - only negative is that it was a touch noisy. Overall highly recommended.

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Willapearl
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A cozy and and quiet room with exceptional food and friendly service. Good Lasagne! Fantastic bread! Perfect for good conversation and our family celebration.

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EdenR
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome, beautiful, lovely, everyone's so nice!!!!!

TP
ThomasPL
Central Coast
10 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall1food2service1ambience2

You will receive very bad service here. The waiter is extremely rude and brought us drinks nicely, but we had to grab his attention after waiting a while to get our food order. When he gave us a drink, which didn’t turn out the way we thought it would be, we nicely asked him to please change it for another one and he brought us some different wine without asking us what we wanted very rudely. We had to wait a very long time for the food to arrive and then as we were leaving he said some very rude words.

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sfclaire
Glasgow
19 reviews