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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)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
224 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3707
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very tasty Itilian food in an old style family restaurant. Food was on the pricy side ie: pasta carbonara $22 glass of house wine $10

Thank Robinwood1993
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We ate here the night before leaving from SFO for Italy. The menu is extensive but unpretentious, and lots of locals speaking Italian were there for dinner. Not fancy, but clean and the classic style that you would imagine has been here for decades, which...More

Thank Leslie E
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A very good, authentic Italian restaurant with a full menu. On a street filled with restaurants, this one stands out. Unpretentious surroundings with very good food and friendly, attentive service.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Buon Gusto has a great restaurant with pretty authentic Italian dishes, they also have delivery of their dishes and their pizza's are one of the best in South City

Thank Raiderwoman16
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I had the fish special for dinner - sole with polenta and sauteed vegetables. It was very good. The place is small and the service, good.

Thank Susi P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I've been here a few times on business - it's not bad, but let's say that the two other restaurants on Grand Avenue would be my preferred choice. It's really hit or miss with this restaurant. Their spaghetti with marinara sauce was lacking, and I...More

Thank Shuweb-com
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I first visited this restaurant in 2013 when I was staying in a motel on Grand Ave on the other side of US 101. My wife and I stayed in the same place on April 12, 2017 and went out looking for dinner. This review...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Ok, let me get this out first. I am Italian and I am fussy about my Italian food. I am not food snob but I expect good food if you are going to charge a pretty penny for pasta. This place is small inside and...More

Thank opdr444
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had the calamari steak with pasta and split pea soup. Soup was very good. Calamari steak was tough and pasta was at best average.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very dark setting, the food is fine, nothing to write home about. Very far from a true Italian experience. If you are looking for vegetarian options choose a different restaurant.

Thank Megan L
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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