Cioppino's

4.3
968 reviews
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Fresh seafood and classic Italian dishes served in a bustling, family-friendly atmosphere. Try the award-winning Clam Chowder or the signature dish, Cioppino. A Fisherman's Wharf destination, owned and operated by 5th generation San Franciscans.
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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Nul ...Pitoyable, piège à touriste..

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JD
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

We were very disappointed. After being seated by a frowning hostess, we had a view out into a dirty alley full of garbage. The wait staff was very nice, but the food was not very good. The pizza was tasteless and the snapper, which was supposed to be fresh, was rubbery and very unpleasant to eat. We will not go back.

MA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

This is a basic restaurant and good for families but the food is nothing special.

j
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

More salt n spices needed on soup maybe oregano and cumin with garlic. Its more apowaling for latino taste

LS
Seattle
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Food was very good. Our appetizer not got ordered, but we were comped a dessert, although we didn't get to choose it. Then we were refused parking validation.

J
Atlantic City
4 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We are visiting family in San Fran and once again enjoyed fine dining, great food and wonderful service

r
Seattle
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Had crab , fettuccine Alfredo, Cioppino, and linguini. All great!

SM
Seattle
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We very much enjoyed our meal . My husband had the Cioppino and I had lasagna. I was disappointed that no red blend wine offered . The lasagna was good but I would have liked additional sauce. My husband enjoyed the Cioppino. The service was excellent and overall the food was good. Price was high but in line with other area restaurants . I would definitely recommend.

OT
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellence all round

RL
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

As many have written about, the Cioppino is outstanding!! Honestly, the best I have ever had! The atmosphere was fun and energetic, and the service was excellent! I recommend checking this place out if you are near fisherman's warf and like a good cioppino.

OT
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Extremely busy and question outside. If it wasn’t for this app we’d not been seated. Generous portions and all great fresh. Nice time between courses but timing was perfect.

n
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you want the classic Cioppino fish dish SF style, this is the place. A reservation is a must to skip the long lines of tourists. I am a local Bay Area resident and love this place...even if it is Fisherman's wharf. Actually, that is part of the charm. The bowls are big so split a bowl with a house salad, add a glass of pinot gri, and you are good to go! It's worth the price! Sit outside on a nice day and watch the sea of people walk by.

OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food, great service. A tad pricey but this is the San Francisco waterfront so it’t to be expected. Would dine at at again and will recommend to friends visiting the area.

BC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly service, good advice, nice view, tasty pastas.

F
Pittsburgh
35 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious seafood with an Italian flair. Also the usual Italian fare. Wonderful service.

BB
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This was our first visit to Cioppino's. Service was very good and food was delicious.

OT
Mexico City
27 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant was excellent from the moment we stepped through the doors, from the staff, to the drinks, food, service, etc. I would recommend the restaurant and will return on my next visit to Vancouver

DB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great bread. Great house salad. Great harbor view. Great bar. And possibly the best Mahi Mahi I have ever had. Overall thumbs up all around.

OT
Dusseldorf Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Teller wurden einem direkt

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KN
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This has become a favorite stop for us, whenever we are visiting fisherman’s wharf. There are quite a few different restaurants to choose from, but every time my friends and I have eaten here, we have had great food and great service. It’s what keeps us coming back!

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our group enjoyed our seafood meal. What we were most impressed with was the fact they had the AFL playing on the tv screen on a Saturday night (that’s Australian Football) to the uninitiated.

BS
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The food was just ok and our waiter forgot to bring our highchair and condiments. Waiter never came back after we got our food, so we couldn’t get refills. So we waited a long time for the dessert menu, but then figured it would probably take a long time to get our desserts so we just called it a night. Pretty expensive for food that was just mediocre

J
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 2

The food was good, the room was a little noisy for my taste, but it’s a great option if you’re visiting Fisherman’s Wharf.

OT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and food at the wharf!

O
Manitoba
12 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Our server was great. Answered questions about the menu and was willing to find out what he didn’t know.
The food was really good.
The only negative comment is about the view of the garbage bins out the window. Maybe some nice window coverings are in order.

EF
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We stopped in for a quick meal before heading back out of the city. We needed some touristy things from the shops at the Wharf and an easy dinner. My daughter has a gluten and dairy allergy and they were very accommodating. The service was friendly and fast. Our food was pretty good. Thanks for a good meal.

DR
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service and atmosphere. We had a party of 7 and our server, Brian, was awesome !!!!!

H
San Diego
18 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We were there for 4 th of July. It was a pretty nice. I was surprise the first glass they brought was vinegar Taste. Same as the second glass. Also they brought a wine glass the was chipped badly. I did mention it to the manager and all he said was sorry. The price was high for sharing a dish and a child meal 1 glass of wine and one glass of beer $100. I guess that is what is expected there.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food, friendly staff, perfect evening

JK
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Every time we eat at Cioppino's we like everything we eat. Have not tried enough dishes to do a restaurant review, but I will be happy when coming back. It is around the block from the Buena Vista for an Irish Coffee nightcap. A great evening.

Y
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was very good Italian food lunch. Especially seafood fettuccine was amazing.

i
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent service and great food. Staff was so kind to make my daughter's birthday wish of spaghetti with syrup a reality. The shrimp scampi was awesome with about 8-9 larger shrimp.

UT
Manitoba
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Vacation dinner

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OT
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

We sat outside. Got a bit chilly. Server (Alexandro) was great. Kept the 2 year old entertained and visited us frequently. His bus team was also on-point with water and policing dirty dishes.

Chowder in a bowl was fantastic. In-house Bloody Mary has potential, but I feel bartender gave the Worcestershire sauce one too many shakes. It drowned out the taste of the seafood bits.

Aced the calamari in terms of quality and portion size.

House-made Caesar salad was FANTASTIC.

If you find yourself in Monterey, try out Louie Linguine’s. They run a very similar business.

HS
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Visited on vacation - went because they had gluten free pasta. It was delicious! The service was a little rushed (other than drinks, took a while), but I guess that is better than being slow! Would recommend and would go back.

OT
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had a great time!

e
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

I had hope to enjoy happy hour but was informed that the dining room was not eligible. I had asked for water but didn’t get it. The waiter was pleasant. I might give it another chance someday.

OT
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was absolutely delicious. Lots of menu options to choose from and great service.

s
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Nice outing. Fun location. Cioppino crab wasn't very good. Tomato flavored not as tasty as most crab places we have been to

TD
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

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