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Ristorante Milano

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Nob Hill
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1448 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-2625 (Between Hyde and Larkin)
+1 415-673-2961
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Today
05:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 05:30 - 22:00
Fri 05:30 - 10:30
Sat 05:30 - 22:30
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great dinner at Ristorante Milano. The waitstaff was friendly and attentive. We had a party of 6 and although the space was small, we never felt cramped or rushed. My meal was fabulous and authentic Italian! I loved the neighborhood feel.

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Thank Wendy F
Stamford, Connecticut
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a fairly small room, but very pleasant. Aldo, the owner, is from Rome, where his father was a noted restauranteur. But Milano lives up to its northern Italian name. The daily specials offer variety, we've never been disappointed with the food or the wine. Aldo's wine list offers value, you can spend a lot or you can spend not... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff but food not great. Sup and grilled veg to start with followed by the seafood linguine which quite frankly was not edible. Husband had a plate of meat which whilst he enjoyed it didn't look nice.

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Thank Helen B
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family of three enjoyed delicious pasta and veal dishes with fine wine. In addition to the great food, this Italian restaurant has a comfortable friendly ambience. We enjoyed good conversation with both waitstaff and other patrons.

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Thank Sarah T
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nice little neighborhood restaurant. My wife and I had a good meal but overall nothing spectacular. On the plus side, it has a small family run feel.

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Thank Tlbrob
New Port Richey, Florida
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Lovely intimate Italian restaurant. I stopped on my walk back "home". I'd spent the day on a tour of Muir Woods and Sonoma/Napa wineries and this was the perfect place to stop relax and enjoy a well prepared meal. I had the gnocchi with gorgonzola and it was very good. The gnocchi were tender little puffs of pasta! The Chardonnay... More 

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Thank Jeanne R
Bay Area, California
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229 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had a reservation at 5:30 through Open Table - walked in and we were the only ones there on a Wednesday evening. Place did eventually fill with others (not full) by the time we left at 7:00. The restaurant is small and intimate, so if you can snag one of the tables by the window you will have a... More 

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Thank CruisenFamily
Leyland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We stumbled across this tiny bistro on the way back to our hotel. It looked quaint but we didn't think we would need to book. We turned up about 7pm to find it heaving with people however we were quickly seated. The food was the best Italian my husband and I have ever eaten! I had the spaghetti with wild... More 

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Thank Lin P
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108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Ristorante Milano offers a wide range of selections focused on Italian cuisine and wine. Our group selected innovative daily specials and were enchanted with the results! The daily fish special was beautufully prepared with perfectly prepared veggies. The seafood risotto was well prepared and the lasagna was traditional and solid. Service was efficient and provided helpful guidance with dining selections.... More 

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Thank Thomas E
Karlskrona, Sweden
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700 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Instead of going to a place in the center part of San Francisco or a tourist area take a ride to this wonderful restaurants in the area of Nob Hill. They are so welcoming when you arrive, the food is fantastic service is great and the atmosphere is great, this is truly the best Italian restaurants I've gone to in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
05:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 22:00
Thursday
05:30 - 22:00
Friday
05:30 - 10:30
Saturday
05:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1448 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-2625
    (Between Hyde and Larkin)
  • Public Transportation: SF Muni Line 12, 49 (on Van Ness Avenue); Cable Car
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-673-2961

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Nob Hill

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Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the city and is home to amazing architecture and views. The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that followed. Luckily all is not lost; storied hotels and Grace Cathedral surround Huntington Park. Having a drink or dinner while taking in the sunset and views at the "top of the Mark" is tough to beat.
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