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2221 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-2018
+1 415-668-2221
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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San Jose
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely LOVED our experience at Mescolanza! We learned of the restaurant from the show 'Check Please Bay Area' and we're so glad we had the chance to try it out this past weekend. The restaurant is attractive, the wait staff was very attentive and friendly, and with one exception, the food was fantastic! We very much enjoyed both the... More 

Thank Jennifer100SanJose
Pacifica, California
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Mescolanza is a smallish place in the Richmond district. Excellent service and food. Great atmosphere. Wait staff is attentive and informative. Introduced us to a wonderful bottle of wine. The clams and pasta are perfectly cooked with just the right amount of seasoning, The birthday girl had the grilled salmon special with veggies and roasted potatoes. Excellent! Sometmes you get... More 

Thank Susan K
San Francisco, California
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150 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

My wife and I have been to Mescolanza many times over many years. The food and service has always been consistently good. The food specials change each week or so and the daily menu offers excellent choices, including some of the best homemade pastas. The wine list offers many good values in domestic and Italian wines.

Thank rlwlawrisk
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Menu/cuisine as in Lucca. Three of us ate -- 2 veal piccatas and one veal marsala. Simple dinner with bread and butter, no wine. Veal cooked perfectly, lemon/butter/caper sauce on the piccata was a perfect balance, marsala also delicious. Served with a variety of vegetables. For dessert: CIOCCOLATA CON AMARETTI chocolate flan with amaretto and crushed amaretti cookies, and Scoops... More 

Thank Rachel T
Morgan Hill, California, United States
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

As per other reviews, this restaurants location is currently incorrect (requested update. Very good traditional Italian. We had a large group of 11 of us but were easily accommodated. I had the special Penne Alla Arabaciata, which was very good. Not a massive amount, but a properly sized portion, some may prefer larger plates or could order starters etc. Very... More 

Thank AndMH
San Francisco, California
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I am so glad that Mescolanza is back, they're now on the corner of Geary Blvd. and Second Avenue. This restaurant used to be on Clement Street, between 24th and 23rd Avenue. They had to close in 12/2014, I think they lost their lease. I was so happy to see they reopened in their new location. They now can seat... More 

Thank Andrew P
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Great as the original location. Pasta is al Dente, salad ( the Mista), fresh. They're noted for their spinach linguine. Service excellent, one of the waiters sings happy birthday in Italian. Parking, the usual, horrible, anywhere in SF.

Thank Rodney C
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Now on 2nd and Geary. Casual atmosphere. Nice selection of entrees. There are daily specials. I had the veal Marsala. I prefer a stronger Marsala taste, but the veal was very good and there was an abundance of mushrooms. The potatoes and vegetables served with it were very good. Daughter's Luiguine al Limone was creamy and good, but a bit... More 

Thank Terry C
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

Mescolanza was our go-to neighborhood Italian--great for an entire family. Wonderful staff and delicious pasta and pizzas. Supposedly they will open in a new location soon. In the meantime, we've discovered Bella, a wonderful Italian place on Geary at 3rd with tremendous food.

Thank BirdixSF
San Jose, California
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Gnocci - freshly made, bright sauces, and memorable service bring me back to this neighborhood gem of a restaurant. I loved the radicchio salad and pear and prosciutto pizza, too. The wine list is pretty good, but we brought a couple of bottles we'd been saving for a special occasion ($20 corkage fee). The prices are modest for the quality... More 

Thank Lyn J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2221 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-2018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-668-2221

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?