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Flour + Water

2401 Harrison Street @ 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110-2710
+1 415-826-7000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (120 reviews)
“agnolotti” (10 reviews)
“salumi board” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2401 Harrison Street @ 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110-2710
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best pastas ever in my life! It was our last dinner in San Francisco, before flying to New York. We shared four different pastas - torchio, agnolotti, stradette and pappardelle with red wine and beer. We really enjoyed all of them. I especially enjoyed torchio...More

Thank ongoni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the descriptions make it difficult to choose. For example, one pasta described a dish with beans. We were concerned that we would not particularly enjoy it. Many of the descriptions did not make the dish seem appetizing. However, we just decided to order...More

Thank Cyclebuddies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at Flour + Water and I have to say the entire experience was superb. The space itself is inviting (renovated house I think), the wait staff attentive and very helpful. We brought our own wine ($25 corkage per bottle/max of...More

Thank bobandrewsjr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the margarita pizza. And it was just bad! most of the pizza dough was overdone and looked black.. Would preffer pizza hut / dominos

Thank tal r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having worked in the wedding industry for over eight years, when it came time to plan my own wedding celebration, I immediately recognized the level of service that flour+water offered in regards to hosting our reception dinner. We booked the Test Kitchen for our families...More

Thank Cassie X
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Italian in the Mission is packed and it is no wonder. The seasonal menu is full of surprising combinations which come together on the first bite. Although the wood-fired pizzas were tempting, we both went for the homemade pasta. My saffron and halibut brandade...More

Thank CaraJayne1
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The philosophy of pared down fresh seasonal produce, respecting what Nonna had done and will do if presented with them. Carb heaven....the bread, pasta and pizza all delivered as promised!

Thank mkma
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A friend from SF recommended this place. We couldn't get a reservation but we heard they take walk-ins, so we arrived when it opened and were seated right away at the bar. The bartender was busy but responded to a hand wave and from then...More

Thank BuffCrone
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This place is incredibly cozy. Perfect for a date night. The staff was incredibly friendly and informative. We will definitely be back!!

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We rocked up on a Thursday night, no booking and kids. And they fitted us in. Staff amazing, food yummy, drinks great. What a find. Could not have been better. Cool crowd, far cooler than I, and felt relaxed. Go!

Thank Smallcar
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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11 May 2016|
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Response from atte | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I truly don't know since we had delicious pasta & pizza, We didn't have to consider no gluten alternative. Enjoy the visit and I can assure a great night out in S F.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Harrison Street @ 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110-2710
    (20th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-826-7000
  • E-mail
Fresh house-made pasta, wood-fired pizza, house-cured meats. It’s all about simple and authentic Italian food rooted in the south, executed with skill, expertise and old world standards of care. The defining goal of the restaurant for its ambiance and style of service is to make everyone feel welcome. "We feel very strongly about creating a ‘come as you are’ atmosphere in the restaurant."
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