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Luisa's Pizza & Pasta

3.6
6 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem (4)
  • Good for Groups (3)
  • Kid-friendly (2)

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About

Luisa�s Pizza & Pasta is a restaurant located in San Francisco, California that specializes in serving authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant features an elegant, but casual dining atmosphere.

Luisa�s Pizza & Pasta serves dinner daily and offers a multitude of menu options including appetizers, salads, soups, pasta and seafood and meat entr�es. Appetizer, salad and soup options at the restaurant include calamari fritti, clams champagne, crab cakes, Caesar salad and minestrone soup. Entr�e selections available at Luisa�s Pizza & Pasta include rigatoni alla romana, linguine con calamari, spaghetti con vongole, gnocchi, salmone al limone, pollo alla piccata and braziola de maiale.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Sicilian
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Hours of operation
Daily: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Weekends open until 12:00pm
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Phone number
(415) 563-4043
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Neighborhood
What 6 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
3.6
  based on all time ratings
4.1
food
4.2
service
3.9
ambience
3.8
value
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0
Dined on July 17, 2016

The tiramisu was frozen and not even thawed properly.

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Essex (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined on June 2, 2016

I love Luisa's! The food is delicious and I love how Luisa is always there! She is such a lovely woman and he family recipes are delicious!!!! I will definitely be back.

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vipjeff (Miami)
4.0
Dined on May 1, 2016

the food had a home made taste. truly a hidden gem . you will not be disappointed.

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vipYearEndReview (Hawaii)
3.0
Dined on April 9, 2016

This was a good value in that the quality of the menu was commensurate with the price. It wasn't the best Italian food I've ever had, nor the worse. It was decent and priced appropriately. The best thing about the place was Luisa herself. Still going strong at 86, she was fun and vibrant to talk to. She was a gracious hostess, but not overwhelmingly so. She had a lot of history and stories to tell, which, for out-of-towners like us, was very cool.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined on April 8, 2016

Luisa cooks the most authentic Italian in ALL of San Francisco. This place is simply the best!

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vipCleanairgal (San Francisco)
3.0
Dined on September 2, 2014

My friend and I went here for the first time. I had been to her place on Union street for years. The food is always good, not great, but just consistently good. Luisa is very sweet and I do like her but both my friend and I wanted to have a conversation with each other and Luisa kept coming over to talk to us. Not just to say a "hello" but o have a long, drawn-out conversation for 5 minutes! And, then, she came back several more times during our meal! She needs to stay out of the main dining room or limit how much time she spends with each customer. It is nice at first but wears thin after the 5th time she stops by to ask you how you like her meal and to remind you how she is the best in the Bay Area, etc. I will not be back.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Sicilian
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Hours of operation
Daily: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Weekends open until 12:00pm
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Cross street
Polk Street
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(415) 563-4043
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Entertainment
We don't offer live entertainment, however, we have a big screen TV in high definition for late night viewing. Feel free to sit at the bar, watch the game with a homemade slice of pizza and a fresh beer.
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Parking details
Street parking available and an indoor garage within a few blocks (Sacramento between Polk and Van Ness)
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Public transit
Bus lines #19 (stop at Polk and California, a few feet from our restaurant) or #49 (stop at Van Ness), #1 from Nob Hill (stop at Jones Street). California Street Cable Car line takes you to our block.
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Executive chef
Luisa Hanson
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Delivery, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine