It is always nice to go to Campanile.
The service is friendly and professional
Excellent Italian cuisine. Good wine list. Not too noisy. Very accommodating. We hadn't dined on Union Street in 25 years but now we are hankering to go back.
Favorite Italian restaurant - neighborhood gem!
Went to Capannina for a dinner with friends after a matinee performance. The food was quite good, the service friendly and efficient and all the people in our party were very pleased with the experience.
Great little Italian restaurant just up from Cow Hollow and the Marina District. Our waiter Sergio has an infectious smile and spirit that really lifted up our experience. The wine list is OK, just that they store their wines too warm. We had a recommended wine that was over the hill and again sered way too warm. Bring your own bottle, and order the Pastas or Cioppino, it will make your day complete!
This place was amazing! I would highly recommend for visitors and locals alike. The service was impeccable and food was as authentic as when I lived in Naples, Italy. Eat here and you will not be disappointed!
Food was awesome and our server was great. He really seemed to enjoy his job and had a smile every time he came to the table. The interaction was great and really helped make it a great experience.
Very nice feel to the place, excellent food and service.
This was our second visit to Capannina in 2 weeks and it was as good the second time as it was the first.
We, all three of us, enjoyed every part of the experience. Food and value was great. we will return with our family.
Amazing food, Amazing service!! The Cesar salad with crab was the best Cesar salad I’ve ever had! I had the salmon which was delicious and the tiramisu was the cherry on top that made this a very memorable experience! Moscato wine also amazing!!
Wonderful Italian restaurant, truly a neighborhood gem!!! Michele, the owner, assures every patron is treated like family. The food and service was exceptional, as always! I love to bring friends and enjoy so many different dishes---all perfectly prepared and served in a cozy and warm neighborhood environment. It is my 'go to' place--always a delight for everyone with a variety of different food palettes!!! Always a pleasure!!
I always have a pleasurable experience at Capannina! Fantastic food and service. Grazie!
My mom, aunt and I had a great dinner. The food was delicious and our server, Sergio was very attentive. We had a nice table and ordered some wine. We really had a enjoyable evening!
Service was friendly and polite. Just enough attention. We had the prix fixe which included a first, second and dessert. We were able to select from the regular dessert menu which is different compared to other restaurants that have a set dessert.
Are waiter Sergio was very fun and professional at the same time. My brick chicken was exceptional. We will be back!
Small and intimate bistro. Lobster Bisque was delicious with a hint of sweetness provided by the addition of corn (but this was not a corn chowder, definitely lobster). I had the Branzino (grilled Sea Bass) which was succulent, moist and flavorful with roasted garlic and fried parsley, lemon, and EVOO. Wife has the special which was crab stuffed ravioli. Excellent. Little noisy, but that is because of the small venue. Reservations a must as they only have about 12 tables inside, and four outdoor tables (with heaters). Highly recommended.
Nice restaurant but I found sitting to be tight. As recommended in other posts - we tried the squid ink risotto - which was as good as described. My biggest disappointment was my sea bass. I have had this fish in the past at other restaurants and have always found it to be a very buttery fish. Not here. Super dry - but my bigger disappointment was in the way the server responded. He just gave me a sad face - but offered to replace the dish - but at that point it just wouldn't have been feasible to get something different. We were charged the full price of the meal and I didn't even eat my fish. My husband got the veal and it was pretty good.
Loved the friendly, authentic feel of the restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The portions were perfect and the food was delicious. The service was attentive and they had a great recommendation for a wine that worked equally well with all our entrees. It was an easy walk up from Fort Mason and we'll definitely visit again when we're in the area!
My wife and I went here for a special date. The service was excellent and the food was fantastic!
Valentines Day was very festive here
Valentine's day was good. A bit crowded so it's probably better on other days. Food was fabulous.
Go for the Prix Fixe Menu (only from 5pm-6pm)- otherwise a little pricier than other neighborhood spots. GREAT for Dog Owners as the staff has doggie treats and water bowls at the ready, but only a few heated outside tables for dining if you bring your dog.
We enjoyed the meal, wine options, and setting other than the noise. We were 6 people, and one entree came out 12 minutes after the other five. I had the feeling that we were being rushed because we were a 6:30 res and finished 3 courses, 2 bottles of wine and a post prandial port by 7:55. Given the disincentives, we'll go back again because we enjoyed ourselves.
Every dish we had, from the appetizers to dessert was very good. We had carpaccio and scallops with squid ink risotto for appetizers, both of which were excellent. I had the Branzino al forno (sea bass) which was absolutely outstanding. My dinner companions also enjoyed their main dishes (gnocchi, seafood linguine and some pasta with wild boar sauce, IIRC). Overall, excellent food, good service in a very nice little place. Highly recommend it.
Wonderful restaurant. Great ambience and service. Food is always delicious and healthy. Generous portions. Love the profiteroles! Wine friendly! We love this restaurant!
Michael and Judi
Excellent food, courteous, great prix fixe menu. Perfect for pre theatre dining (Magic Theatre).
Great on every measure. We were six adults celebrating a birthday. Every plate was OMG, friendly prompt service. Noise level wuite loud - lots if happy people in vibrant conversations
Attentive service, delicious food- and spot on wine recommendations—- a fine, memorable evening!
This is a well-attended neighborhood restaurant. On a Monday night, non-holiday, it was packed. They are all about authentic, Neapolitan-area Italian specialties, with their menu truly an Italian gem (antipasti, primi, secundi, and dolce courses). Prices, however, were the San Franciscan norm - ouch. We took BART and MUNI to the restaurant so parking was a non issue (but it looked like it would be a problem). We chose this restaurant due to the reviews it received on KQED's Check Please (available online) and found that it met our expectations for a fine Italian dining experience. Come with your wallet full of money and expect a genuine Italian meal. BTW, between 5-6 PM, they do have a fixed price dinner which looked like good value for money.
Great. Service is very friendly. Good quality
ingredient. Delicious desserts quite a selection.
We always like coming to Capannina--it is close by, the food is excellent and it feels like "home". The only complaint I have from our most recent visit was the service was a bit slow and our waiter was too busy to completely pay attention. Not a bad problem for a restaurant on a Sunday evening but it needs to be watched and fixed if necessary.
Always amazing !
Our group of five tasted through the menu, the star was the filet of sole. Other dishes were about half-a-beat off; veal slightly tough, lamb chops a bit overdone. Disappointed with linguine and clams, very neutral taste, poor extraction of clam flavor. Pasta perfectly done, however. Not good for families, it is expensive.
We stumbled on Capannina by chance as we were staying at a nearby hotel and were first-time visitors to the city so knew nothing. We were pleasantly surprised: our 3 main courses (inc 2 vegetarian) were outstanding. Our teenager claimed she had the best ravioli she’s ever eaten! And these were followed up by 3 desserts that were the same calibre. Excellent Italian fare, a good wine list inc. wines by the glass, plus attentive, friendly service. We live in Melbourne, Australia which has some great Italian restaurants so we know what can be done. Capaninna is a gem. We returned a week later with a US friend and she was equally impressed. Thank you and well done to all who make it happen at Capaninna!
The service is personal and caring and professional.
The food delicious.
Great service, fabulous food. It’s the real deal Italian food.
their "most popular pasta" boar pappardelle was overcooked, almost bland in flavor, lacking in boar. for a well-rated italian place's most popular pasta, it was quite a disappointment.
beef carpaccio was good, value is pretty good for your dollar, portions healthy
very nice ambiance, but a bit loud
We had a lovely dinner here. The staff remembered the note I made on OpenTable that it was my boyfriend's birthday, and surprised him with a tiramisu @ the end of the meal. Staff was attentive throughout the meal, and checked on us multiple times.
We went to Capannina for dinner on New Year’s Eve, partly because it had great ratings, and partly because it was one of the few places that still had a table for 4 available after 6:00 pm. We ended up with one of the last reservations of the night, but we were not disappointed. Every dish we tried was prepared perfectly. I can still taste the black truffle risotto two days later. I can not wait to go back next time I am in San Francisco. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a great meal.