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490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
+1 415-775-8508
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“quiche” (38 reviews)
“pasta” (102 reviews)
“sformato” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A group of 8 - all hospitality industry people. The worse meal per dollar we've ever experienced. We will not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank dlady168
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch and the food was innovative and tasty. My wife said the pasta she had was just OK, My daughter had a large ravioli with and egg inside which was vary good as was the lamb. However I though that the menu witch...More

Thank Stulev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the dishes were delicious and well prepared. Fresh ingredients and thoughtful preparation. Very tasty.

Thank flycycletravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner here a few years ago when we were in S.F. Remembered it as wonderful. This time it wasn't. The only green vegetable they had was burnt Brussel sprouts that were ok but came in a huge platter that we left over half...More

1  Thank SANTraveler8
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Lack of adequate selection of menu coupled with very average (and overpriced) pizza and average drinks were only partially offset by good pasta and duck dish.

Thank Foodies1900
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped in last minute and got on the waitlist. We barely had a cocktail and our seats were ready....maybe 30 mins at 7:30 on a Saturday night. Three of us shared multiple plates. An antipasto, a few pasta dishes, the “for the table” pork...More

Thank lisa s
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This dinner was 4 grown men for a business dinner. The service was excellent, our waitress asked what people liked and made excellent suggestions for wine and food. We had 2 pizza(they are personal size), beats and prosciutto as appetizer, there was almost nothing left....More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is an Italian restaurant with a creative menu so that you get unique items. It is vegetarian friendly. In the past, we had the Strozzapreti, & the Fettuccine, along with Focaccia & liked them all. However, this time they only had one vegetarian eggless...More

Thank MihirMeghani
Reviewed 12 December 2017

No matter how you cut it, this restaurant is overrated and coasting on the reputation of an otherwise accomplished but un-involved owner. Despite spending more than $2000 on something billed as a "personally designed experience," we ended up having a run-of-the-mill family style meal similar...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Been to Cotogna a few times now and it’s always a great experience. The food, the service and the location. It’s kind of difficult to get a reservation so I recommend you try to have either an early dinner or a late one.

Thank Jose J
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Hitta M
12 November 2016|
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Response from ddavis130 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay....no, I forsook my gluten free that eve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
  • Public Transportation: The Muni bus lines 1 California, 30 Stockton, 10 Townsend and 12 Folsom all stop within a block or two of Cotogna. The closest Bart stop, Montgomery Station, is a 10 minute walk.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-8508
  • E-mail
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