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Date
Sun, 2/25
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7:00 PM
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Spiazzo Ristorante

4.5
618 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem (26)
  • Casual (22)
  • Comfort Food (17)
Giuseppe and Francesco welcome you to Spiazzo Ristorante we will take to an imaginary trip to Italy with all the Italian flavors by chef Francesco Melis.

We also offer a big selection of Pastas, firewood Pizzas, Chicken, veal and a lot of seafood dishes, with many choices for the Vegetarians as well with the largest wine list of West Portal, please come and visit us.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Vegetarian / Vegan, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 3:00pm -10:00pm
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Phone number
(415) 664-9511
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Francesco Melis
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Catering
We offer full Catering service.
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Cross street
Ulloa
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Public transit
Muni Lines K,L,M @ West Portal Station, and Bus Lines 48 & 19.
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Additional
Beer, Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 618 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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food
4.5
service
4.2
ambience
4.2
value
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KCMOfoodie (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined 20 hours ago

Starters: Bread with sauce is always great! We also had the butternut squash soup which was good and calamari which was lightly breaded that didn’t really stand out much in taste or quality. The sauce to dip it in was very tasty.

Main: We ordered the tortelloni, spaghetti calbrese and cannelloni. Every dish was perfect and very worth the price.

Dessert: For dessert we had tiramisu which tasted great for sweet tooth satisfaction. It didn’t have the strongest espresso taste but more chocolatey. Overall, the main dishes and the bread for starter were the group’s favorite.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Our waitress was lovely. Although crowded it was enjoyable. Great food. Good neighborhood experience and right by the theater.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

My husband and I were out for a date and dine here whenever we can, it is my favorite restaurant. We have never had a bad meal or bad service.

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vipPudgy (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Went for Valentine's Day and had a delicious meal. Our waitress was wonderful and the food was delicious. I hd the pasta with tomatoes and garlic. My husband had the mushroom and oyster risotto. Both were delicious . Had a cappuccino at the end. All was wonderful. Very crowded, as it was Valentine's Day. The tables are quite close together, but still loved this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Always a great choice never have left disappointed! Great unique dipping sauce with their bread always a favorite. And the rigatoni was to die for as well as they’re pasta portofino

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Reserved dinner @. 6:30pm 2/7/18 for 3 people,on-site 6:20pm,we’re seated near the door table 61. Ordered Nebbiolo red ,beer for our guest. Start with ceasars salad,then main course Salmone Fantasia,tasted wonderful,chicken for my wife and our guest. We have been coming to this restaurant and always gets an outstanding service. Our server tonight was Lupita and keeps our glass of water filled and and asked if everything is alright. After dinner we had coffee and dessert. The dessert menu didn’t have what I like Affogato but Lupita says shell make it,I love it. My wife and guest had Tartuffo. Our server keeps our coffee cup filled until it was time to leave the place. What I like at Spiazzo is they don’t rush you at all as some establishment does and the staff are all friendly. Thank you Spiazzo will keep coming. Anyone craving for Italian food and Italian wine should go to Spiazzo. As we were about to leave our server says will see you again.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

We dined recently at lunchtime when the dining room is much quieter than on weeknights/weekends. However, it must be getting popular as there were four other tables of diners there too. Frankly I suppose they have also discovered how hard it is to locate a nearby Italian restaurant that opens round the clock other than Spiazzo.

The food is actually alot better than in the past as the portions are a bit more to match the price point. Everything was freshly cooked and came out steaming hot: Spaghetti with (tiny) scallops and prawns as well as the minestrone soup and the ab fab fritti misti (i.e. fried baby shrimp, calamari pieces, and a few zucchini pieces).

Have to say that whilst our server was as friendly as always was also a bit ditzy (e.g. forgetful) but overall still great.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Very delicious meal. Minestrone was excellent, as was saltiboca. Bread was so-so.
Waiter was very personable and attentive. Liked the many offerings of 1/2 wine bottles.
Good value !
Negs: Restaurant is a bit cramped with tables very close to each other. Also the experience began clumsily as we were informed that we may have a 15 minute wait even though we had a reservation. Why take a reservation??? Fortunately the wait was just 1/2 that time and the many positives outweighed the initial negative.

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jkm6 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

A diverse menu affording something for everyone's taste buds. Reasonably priced and a true neighborhood gem.

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vipRobW (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Food is delicious, Fresh, and Consistent.
I eat there a lot, and I have not had a bad meal yet.
The wait Staff is Excellent, they know when to come over,
and to leave.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Great food and service. Nice neighborhood jem. I recommend. Made my daughter feel special for her 18th birthday.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Great service and really accommodating staff as we had a party of 17 for a party. It was tight but they did s great job making it work!
Food was good and pasta was spot on.

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jkm6 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Weekend lunch menu far more extensive than week day menu. Excellent diverse menu selections with a nice selection of half bottle wines. Great value with large portions. We arrived late for our reservation. We did not allow enough time to find parking as parking can be difficult in West Portal. They honored our reservation and were gracious about our arriving late. Not noisy and it is easy to carry on a conversation.

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vipTony (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Four of us went on the evening of New Years Day and it was really jumping. There was an excellent collection of specials and an interesting wine list. The quality of all our meals was excellent. Service was perhaps a bit slow, but totally understandable under the circumstances.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

The restaurant was a great find and well beyond our group's expectation.

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vipRobW (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

My opinion the Best Italian Food in San Francisco, you can forget North Beach!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was great, but the portions were small/middling. We had a reservation, but it took them at least 20 minutes to seat us. When they did seat us, we were squeezed between 2 other tables, which was not comfortable.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Excellent food and service. Nice location snd atmosphere. Will repeat.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

This really is a great restaurant before a show. Great food at good prices, friendly, and FAST (which also makes it good for impatient children). Then you just hop on an L, M, or K and you are downtown in no time. MUCH better than eating downtown!

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vipDoug (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

As always, Spiazzo is at the highest level of our Neighborhood Favorites list. The only hit tonight was a 3 on service, which was a night where our waitress was very busy, probably should have been a 4, which they usually earn.

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vipBeth (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Neighborhood favorite! Authentic Italian. Delicious confort food.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

the lunch menu had a great selection. The salmon salad was wonderful.

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vipsfnative (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

We felt rushed the entire meal. It was obvious they wanted to turn the table and it was pretty awkward. In fact, it was so uncomfortable that my husband actually lied about still reading the dessert menu just so we could buy an extra 5 minutes of not having the waiter move us along. The food was fair, but prices a bit steep considering the neighborhood which consists of families.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Spiazzo is consistently a great local spot. The Food an service are top notch. Lots of changing specials. Friendly wait staff and owner keeps an eye on things to be sure quality stays high.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 14, 2017

Large menu selection of Italian meals. We had a party of 7, all with different entrees. For a party of 7 to all love their entrees is remarkable! The quality was high and the price very reasonable

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

We joined friends for mid-week meal and were not disappointed. The service is personal and gracious, food is delicious, and it is also a good value. We'll definitely be going there again.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 10, 2017

We are going to go back to try more of the menu items, our meal was so good. The only thing that didn't pass was the pots de cream was frozen and tasted old. My fudge brownie ice cream cake was wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Really good pasta. I love their duck dish. Tiramisu also must have.😋

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vipRobW (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Great Restaurant, who needs North Beach, when you have Spiazzo!
Food is wonderful, and consistent. I eat there often, sometimes 3
times a month.

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vipTomB (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

It was good that we arrived early on a busy Sunday night. The food and service lived up to our expectations.

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