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Poesia, San Francisco, CA

Poesia

4.5
4.5
2174 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Poesia will no longer take reservations on Opentable starting June 20th. Please use poesiasf.com for future reservations.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (415) 252-9325
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Marcello Franceschini
  • Private party contact
    Francesco: (877) 824-0339
  • Neighborhood
    The Castro
  • Cross street
    Castro
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Public transit
    Nearest Muni station: Castro (at Market). Upon exiting Muni station, proceed one black South on Castro Street, then head East (left) on 18th.
  • Entertainment
    Our restaurant may accommodate up to 40 guests comfortably, with a full bar to provide traditional and unique drinks of choice. Featured on one of our walls are projected Italian films from the era of Dolce Vita, bringing us to a time of romance, passion and lively humor.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine

What 2,174 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.5
4.5 based on all time ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 2.7Value

NoiseModerate

2,174 Reviews
  1. BarbaraP

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Pasta noodles not done enough

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  2. Angie

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the Castro's gems. Consistently excellent. Wonderful staff and ambience. Authentic Italian.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a joy here!

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  4. LawrenceC

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    great ambiance in the outdoor back patio with ability to make a reservation on open table. authentic Italian pasta with good menu.

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  5. MtheorySF

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the best Italian restaurants I’ve been to. Great food, fantastic cocktails!

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  6. JarodM

    Central Coast

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 6, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great cocktails, huge wine list, wonderful service, and amazing pastas

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food and excellent service. Glad we finally decided to try Poesia. Will definitely be back and soon!

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  8. TomM

    San Francisco

    14 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    We love Poesia and have always had great experiences…. Sadly we had Giovanni as our server and he was super inexperienced and the service was really bad. For a party of 6, he forgot to order two entrees. 4 diners were finished by the time the other two got their food. We’ll go back, but we’ll make sure to have a different server.

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  9. MoMoT

    San Francisco

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything is outstanding. We will definitely be back!!!

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  10. Brad

    San Francisco

    50 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Our two pasta dishes and duck breast were not cooked long enough. We would have much preferred to wait an additional 5-10 minutes to have each dished cooked longer. The duck was raw and tough to cut and chew. Lovely patio outside. Great atmosphere. Cocktails were amazing.

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FAQs

Poesia does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Poesia also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (415) 252-9325.

Poesia is rated 4.5 stars by 2174 OpenTable diners.

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Google Map for Poesia

4072 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Castro
  • Neighborhood
    The Castro
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Public transit
    Nearest Muni station: Castro (at Market). Upon exiting Muni station, proceed one black South on Castro Street, then head East (left) on 18th.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Marcello Franceschini
  • Entertainment
    Our restaurant may accommodate up to 40 guests comfortably, with a full bar to provide traditional and unique drinks of choice. Featured on one of our walls are projected Italian films from the era of Dolce Vita, bringing us to a time of romance, passion and lively humor.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine
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