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For 2
Date
Thu, 2/22
Time
7:30 PM
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L'Ottavo - San Francisco

4.4
356 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem (20)
  • Cozy (16)
  • Casual (15)
L’Ottavo Ristorante has delighted locals and visitors to San Francisco for 20 years with our authentic Italian cuisine. Our small family-run restaurant feels intimate, cozy and tucked away from hectic city life. At L’Ottavo, you can picture yourself stepping out of San Francisco and into a neighborhood restaurant in Rome where the food is consistently delicious, the service is friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere is comfortable and unpretentious. Our menu offers chicken, veal, beef and fish dishes and an ample selection of delicious pasta. Our customers especially rave about our Homemade pasta, Lasagna, Veal Saltimbocca, Chicken with Marsala wine and Mushrooms, Lobster Ravioli and New York Steak, as well as our daily specials, which feature fresh selections from our local markets. Come visit us for old world Italian charm, a flavorful Italian meal and classic Italian wines. We are walking distance from Union Square, located near major hotels.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation

Dinner: Su-Th 5:00pm-9:30pm
Dinner: F-sa 5:00pm-9:30pm
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Phone number
(415) 922-3944
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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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Cross street
Taylor
Additional
Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 356 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.5
service
4.2
ambience
4.4
value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KamaainaRob (Hawaii)
1.0  Dined 4 days ago

Asian Chef BoyArDee.

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vipRenoRobert (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The Cuisine is consistently good and the service is always excellent

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

It was nice.

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Celery (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Old standard and good food and good for conversation. Good menu.

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CKNN (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

This is a great place to go for Italian in San Francisco. It is well located and the service is great.

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GFgogirl (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

This place was warm and welcoming--a fun place for us to sit and talk. The Mixed Grill I had was excellent; my companions liked their dinners too.

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OpenTable Diner (Little Rock)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Excellent Service, great food and nice ambience. Restaurant filled up with people around 8 pm. We got there around 7 pm and thought not very busy and maybe we made a mistake. NOT. Really a gem of a restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Very noisy - can be difficult to hear your friends conversation.

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since2012 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

We enjoyed it both times. We brought couples who had not been there before and they were pleased, also. We'll definitely keep coming as the food is good, the prices reasonable and the service warm and friendly.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

A really pleasant surprise. Service was attentive, the wine list well-priced. Traditional Italian comfort food in a cozy setting.

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Jacky (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

This was a wonderful restaurant that we found within a couple blocks of our hotel. First time there and we will definitely be coming back. The crab soup with out of this world...and the fresh pasta delicious. We will definitely be returning.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Where's the fresh homemade pasta and the mascarpone? Spaghettini homemade? Doubt it much! Crostini with cheap salmon and ghost mascarpone! I don't believe it to be real Italian!

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vipBostonFoodie (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

Celebratory meal at the end of a long work week. Perfect choice.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

We ate here several years ago and found it to still be a great place to eat in the neighborhood. Good service, good food, nice quiet spot!

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AndieJo (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Fun place. Great service. All staff were kind and attentive to our adults and kids. Food was “amazing.” We suggest tourist drop in.
Thank you,

Andie

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