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Permanently Closed - Kuleto's

4075 reviews
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$30 and under
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This restaurant is permanently closed. Kuleto's serves distinctive California ~ Italian cuisine featuring ingredients prepared in unusual combinations.
The atmosphere is a combination of old San Francisco aura, Italian conviviality and contemporary vitality with high vaulted ceilings, genuine Italian marble floors with dark wood and warm lighting.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, Contemporary Italian, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 10:30am; Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am - 10:30am;
Lunch / Dinner:
11:30am-10pm (Sunday-Thursday)
11:30am-10:30pm (Friday-Saturday)
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Phone number
(415) 397-7720
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael Cassady
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Private party facilities
Kuleto's Italian Restaurant and the Villa Florence Hotel offer three beautiful private dining rooms to accommodate groups as small as 8 and as large as 64 for seated dinners, and up to 100 for standing receptions.
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Private party contact
Daniela Diaz-Packard: (415) 951-9330
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Kuleto’s offers four beautiful private dining rooms to accommodate your Private Dining needs. All of our private rooms capture the elegance and ambiance that is unique to Kuleto’s. Each private room is decorated with traditional Italian artwork, elegant mirrors framed by rich mahogany walls and Pat Kuleto’s renowned, sophisticated lighting.

Kuleto’s is the perfect location for your private lunch, dinner or reception. The restaurant’s private dining rooms can accommodate groups as small as 10 and up to 72 for a seated dinner and 20 – 100 for a standing reception.
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Cross street
b/w Geary & O'Farrell
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Parking details
Union Square Garage is the closest option other than valet
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Public transit
Bart @ Powell & Market
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Special events & promotions
Join our newsletter and stay up to date! 2013 Meet The Maker wine series is our newest event. Meet the wine maker, try highly allocated wines and some wines so rare they never make it to the public market!
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Overall ratings and reviews
4.0  based on all time ratings
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2016

Sorry to see them close. It has been a favorite restaurant in the city and our go to place for special occasions for years. Contrary to review I read the staff was professional and friendly as always and the service and food 1st class. Our server Gary took care of us and made it a wonderful experience.

vipJoeM (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2016

This is a place that was much better than it needed to be, given the touristic location. It had all the elements of a great restaurant experience, all in a historic, terrific-looking space. Unfortunately, the owners have decided to close the restaurant. We shall have to look for another place to eat in the Union Square area. Addio Kuleto's.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on December 28, 2016

A very enjoyable pre-theater dinner. My son and daughter (age 30 something) were visiting me from out of town. We were headed to the Orpheum theater to see The Lion King and the Powell St. location is a no brainer. I'm sorry I cannot remember our server's name...but service was good, food was excellent (calamari, salads, fish entrees, and dessert/tiramisu...were all excellent). Loved the convenience of location and the quality of our meal. We sat on the periphery of the hotel....very elegant and enjoyable ambiance. I would return.

vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on December 28, 2016

Food was okay, not great. The eggs Benedict were a little cold and the hollandaise was unremarkable. The pancakes were dry and again, unremarkable. The service, even for a Union Square place, was atrocious. I had to flag a waiter down twice to get a coffee refill and ask about our food. And it was 1030am on a Wednesday morning - not exactly a busy time as there were more empty tables than people eating. Just really unimpressed.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2016

Beautiful, lovely. Great food.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
3.0  Dined on December 26, 2016

we have eaten at Kuleto's well over 50 times- heard they were closing so we thought we'd go for one last meal- whoa...they raised the prices significantly- our server was average at best- we had to ask for water and bread several times- maybe it's run it's course and is due for a change up!

Tmcg (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on December 26, 2016

Have always loved it but while we had a reservation the waiter complained about how many reservations they had to seat! We had a table near the kitchen where every two minutes they were banging plates so loudly we thought they were breaking them! Food was good. Waiter tried his best. Sad to say

JackieOs (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on December 26, 2016

I understand that Kuleto's is closing at the end of this week. It showed in the service re: the number of servers and the wait for the meal. ...and I'm sorry to see it go.

OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2016

As regular, loyal, visitors to Villa Florence we enjoyed another wonderful Christmas Eve at Kuleto's. We are very sorry to hear that it will be our last as the restaurant is coming to an end. Thank you for years of being one of our top choices to visit.


Alexandra Thorne and Daniel May

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
1.0  Dined on December 24, 2016

Sorry to say but after being excited to eat at Kuleto's again it was a huge disappointment wouldn't recommend to anyone.