Nobody should be surprised that San Francisco is home to some of the most authentic Italian fare outside of the boot-shaped peninsula. After all, the North Beach neighborhood is the most-visited Little Italy in the entire United States. Nowadays, Italian eateries can be found all over San Francisco, as the Mediterranean climate and plentiful bounty of Northern California allow for the creation of Old World dishes with local ingredients. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots for Italian food in San Francisco among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. You'll find everything from historic neighborhood dives to white table-clothed splendor, all vetted by the types of tastemakers who know the best spots around the city. Impress your friends and family and score a table; we wish we could join you.
|Restaurants:||Jackson Fillmore Trattoria, Venticello, Pane e Vino Trattoria…|
|Price Range:||$$$ - $$$|
|Neighborhoods:||Pacific Heights, Nob Hill, Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio…|