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About Bacco Ristorante

"When you pull back the curtain at the door of Bacco, you enter into a decidedly Italian world. Since it opened in 1993, Chef Vincenzo Cucco has been turning out delicious food, some of the best made to order risotto, pastas, etc. In all, Bacco is a top neighborhood restaurant and truly offers a meal to savor." -Michael Bauer, S.F Chronicle restaurant critic

We would like to welcome our new Chef Bobby Nasser to the Bacco family. With over 30 years of culinary experience starting in Italy to his latest venture at the Fairmount Royal York Hotel in Toronto Canada.

737 Diamond Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday- Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm,Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
24th Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 282-4969

Website:
http://www.baccosf.com/

Executive Chef:
Bobby Nasser

Private Party Facilities:
Please contact the restaurant for details.

Private Party Contact:
Shari Dominici: (415) 282-4969

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Bacco Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (16)
Fit for Foodies (11)
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Authentic (10)
Cozy (9)
Romantic (9)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Special Occasion (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Worth the Drive (6)
Casual (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Fun (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Seasonal (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
People Watching (1)
Business Meals (1)
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

The service was impeccable.
The wine was devine.
One entry was excellent, the other so so.
Dessert was excellent.
Noise level too high for comfortable conversaiton.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

A nice, quaint restaurant for a date night. Definitely recommend starting with the charcuterie and brussel sprouts - the rigatoni as a main dish was amaze.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Cozy
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Terrific evening! Ten of us met to celebrate a birthday and Bacco was the perfect spot. Great food, impeccable service and an overall great environment to catch up with each other.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We had not been to Bacco in a few years and it has only gotten better! Outstanding food and service. It was exceptional and a greta place to die with friends.

Tags: Seasonal, Romantic, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on October 22, 2017

This place is always a treat and it just keeps getting better. The food is delicious and they really do an excellent job with seafood. the grilled branzino was perfect! There are a variety of pastas offered and all are quite good. The wine list offers some interesting Italian labels, not always well known.

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Seasonal
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Incredibly delicious, homemade Italian food and wonderful service, with gracious accommodations for specific dietary needs, in a quaint, lovely neighborhood spot. We loved it.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Average Italian fare for San Francisco standards, service is good and has a lively atmosphere.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 24, 2017

As always, the food and service were excellent. A Noe Valley gem for many years.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Authentic, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 21, 2017

We liked our waiter. He was friendly and professional. Very good food. We keep coming back (date night, friends get-together, etc.).

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

A neighborhood gem tucked away in Noe Valley. Great food. Amazing wine. Good for dates and parties. Highly recommended.

Tags: Comfort Food, Romantic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 10, 2017

There was a noisy private party in the next room and it was close to impossible to carry on a conversation.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Bacco is a favorite. A favorite for dates, birthday celebrations and family coming into town! My kids LOVE it. My extended family request it when in town. Just last week we went there with family 2 nights in a row! Went with one brother then the other brother wanted to go there too. :) Delicious! Wonderful service. The owner is really warm and welcoming. Just back from 2 weeks in Italy. The food is very authentic.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 1, 2017

The food never disappoints. The service was fine. The overall feeling, however, is that there is nothing outstanding. I appreciated the quiet ambience.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Truly one of the best meals I've ever had in SF. The staff were gracious, well-informed and helpful, as well as delightfully Italian ! Each dish had its own special twist on modern Italian cuisine; we especially enjoyed the eggplant crostini , the baccala and the short ribs with gnocchi . We will definitely be back.

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 28, 2017

Always great

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Great food and service

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 25, 2017

I really love this restaurant. The owner is very nice and most important the food is great. I highly recommend it

Tags: People Watching, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Bacco is a great neighbor gem with consistently excellent Italian food. Friendly and professional service compliments the experience. It's relaxed and casual yet fit for a special occasion.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 9, 2017

Great neighborhood restaurant!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Bacco is one of our go-to restaurants when we want a good, authentic Italian meal. It is consistently good and the homemade pastas are delicious. It is truly a neighborhood gem.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Food is great, service is good. Unlike other italian restaurants, it is not noisy.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 21, 2017

My wife and I were in San Francisco for vacation, and we decided to stop by Bacco for out last night's dinner. We were VERY IMPRESSED! The food was amazing!!!!! The service was great, and the staff was super friendly...definitely recommend this place!

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Birthday. Have been there many times. Consistently excellent food in a pleasant setting. One of our local favorites. You will always be pleased.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on June 23, 2017

The food was simply amazing. The only "downside" was it was a bit dark and quite noisy.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 7, 2017

I have been to Bacco numerous times and am never disappointed. The Italian menu is excellent. They have not changed their basic menu in a few years, but they always have a separate menu with specials of the day and that does differ. Service is friendly, ambiance is very nice. One of my favorites is the ravioli with a creamy walnut sauce. MMM MMM.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 3, 2017

As usual, Bacco's is a pleasure. The food is always excellent. I am enjoying their rotation of specials, so there is always something new to try. It's just very well done Italian food. The staff is always friendly and professional. The patrons are always a nice mix of ages and types of people. There are invariably families, older couples, people out on dates. It's just a great place.

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Our family loves this restaurant. Delicious food served by a wonderful staff who dote on you and make you feel at home. We always walk out smiling.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 26, 2017

The food was fresh and delicious and the wine was also quite tasty. Good portions, short wait, friendly server. I have no complaints.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Inattentive service (one lovely but totally over stretched server for most of the restaurant). I ordered a special of the evening that was completely flavorless and dripping in oil. Even the panna Cotta dessert was sour and off. The restaurant was loud and conversation was difficult to hear. One of the worst meals I've had in a long time. I don't know how this place has the score that it does.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 20, 2017

The service was great and the food was better than ever. We had Scallopini and fish along with Calamari and Bacco Salad. Delicious meal and plan on going back soon. Thank you

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Toronto)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Magnificent. And I don't use that word often. It was a birthday celebration with friends-- would t change a thing

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Delicious food and very accommodating to menu changes. Excellent friendly service. Recommend highly.

Tags: Seasonal, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Always a great meal and service. Been to Bacco a bunch of times with friends and family and have never been disappointed. The braised octopus is outstanding and the pastas are always very well made from a perfectly cooked pasta to very flavorful sauces. The short ribs are very rich and filling and the risotto was excellent. Very accommodating to kids and will make a half portion. Everything is very reasonably priced.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Great neighborhood gem. Quality and delicious appetizers, pasta and entrees, although slightly overpriced. We live in the city and will be back. Owner/manager delivers great customer service.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 5, 2017

I like this neighborhood restaurant for its unpretentious style and great food. We wanted to go someplace where we could all talk without yelling-- that is a great feature here. But there was an endless loop of brazilian music that was annoying the -- so much italian music to choose form-- someone should recommend a playlist for them. As well service was very slow -- but once we got served she was super nice and professional. I think they needed another server on Friday night. Maybe they were short staffed. Bottom line, the food is lovely and dependable, and it's nice to support a neighborhood business.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Great food with lots of gluten free options! Awesome diner and we would love to visit again!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Vegan
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Hadn't been in many years. Food was only fair. Didn't like the breaded veal dish. Branzini just ok.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 29, 2017

one of their signature dishes- the rigatoni with sausage, peas and tomato cream sauce is heavenly. I also love their string bean side dish. lovely wine list both by the glass and bottle.
waiters are just lovely. been there many times and will keep going back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Good food, good wine, great service in a comfortable dining room, that's quiet enough for a calm conversation with your table.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Our food was very good. The grilled squid was tasty. The presentation of the Eggplant and Burrata appetizer, while attractive in a martini glass was difficult to eat properly. The pastas were fresh and well prepared. Both the Corvina Sea bass and the European (Branzino) bass were excellent. The service while friendly was slow beyond belief. 3 hour dinner. We witnessed other tables with a male server being much better served. One of the smallest tips we have ever left.

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