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Buon Gusto Ristorante

224 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3707
+1 650-742-9777
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (30 reviews)
“petrale sole” (8 reviews)
“minestrone” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
224 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3707
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The food was fantastic, but the service was above and beyond. We were there during the busy holiday season, we made reservations for 10 the same day, and they made it work for us. Great staff, great food, and just a wonderful experience.

Thank everythingceltic
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Had the special, ossobuco. Seriously good. Warm and friendly atmosphere with an active bar scene and tables full of contented diners. Recommend.

Thank Paula790
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This place was great on a week night, packed and an attentive staff that was a lot of fun. The group had breaded calimari appetizers, the special chicken dish, steaks and fettucini clams in white sauce. All was good. Soup and salads and bread standard...More

Thank RBandNB
Reviewed 11 November 2017

A welcome treat after a long day of travel. Very warm and welcoming staff. Nice menu - very good food.

Thank Travelinggirl11957
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Returned again. Still great service & food at a good price. Parking lot next door, Owner Vincenzo was nice & personable. All staff very friendly.

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor I found this restaurant. A real throwback feel, reminded us of Boston’s North End. The food was delicious, classic Italian. I had polenta for the first time... not a fan. But the minestrone was great! After learning we were celebrating our...More

Thank MassachusettsMomof3
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Colleague and I were on the hunt for dinner on our last night in the SFO area. Stumbled upon Buon Gusto, what a treat! Though the restaurant appeared full and lively, we were quickly seated. Our server, Larry, ensured that our experience was amazing! Though...More

Thank CanadianinMT
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Burn Gusto is a delightful restaurant near SFO. The veal Milanese was perfectly prepared and the staff were attentive and friendly. It was almost like eating at Nana's house.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I came to this restaurant as it has high rating and their polenta is highly recommended. I have never tried polenta before and I would like to try I had the sole filet for lunch as recommended. Sour bread was served first. All Entrees are...More

Thank 280finnyl
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Returned again. Excellent food & service. Lot right next door. Owner Vincenzo is great. Good value for what you get. Always fresh.

Thank dcs1755
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Questions & Answers
21 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from CatherineR58 | Property representative |
There are gluten free items on the menu, yes. Visit buongustorestaurante . com and select the menu tab, then select lunch, dinner, etc... The gluten free items are marked as such. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3707
    (Airport Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: CalTrain South San Francisco Station is located at 590 Dubuque Ave and Grand Ave, and is .26 miles aka walking distance. The South San Francisco BART station is 2.3 miles from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-742-9777
  • E-mail
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