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Ristorante Ideale

1315 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3903
+1 415-391-4129
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (24 reviews)
“tartufo” (5 reviews)
“prosciutto” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1315 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3903
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for amazing fresh pasta, this is the place to be. The appetizers were delicious and our pasta rivaled that of pasta we have had in Italy!

Thank Candace G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal, great service! We always have a fun time here. They just added a Happy Hour Monday through Thursday. Ask for Fabio to be your server. --Mike

Thank MikeCarroll67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a ton of Italian restaurants in the area. This is by far the best. It all started with fresh homemade pasta. A true Italian restaurant.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Er had al lovely dish of chicken in Italiaan sauce. Nice service . Very food food. Service was very kind and fast. People were enjoying themselves. It was a very lovely evening all together.

Thank Erik-Jan V
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Great food. We had the grilled calamari appetizer for starter. Soft and succulent. For the entrees, we ordered the lasagna, clams and linguine, tortellini with ham and the sea bass ( special of the day). Beautiful done with perfection. We loved all of them. Highly...More

Thank Wm50hsh
Reviewed 9 April 2018

My wife and I have eaten out in Rome a dozen times. For a Country where excellent food is available in every small town, Rome has been a big disappointment. As in Venice, too many tourists make for tourist food. Indeed, the best Roman food...More

Thank Ringhead
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We went here on a Recomendation from a friend. It had mixed reviews on TripAdvisor. The staff was pleasant. We ordered the salad Miata which was great. The wine was good. I ordered the special fish of sea bass and my husband ordered the chicken...More

Thank cgit5
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Each year my oldest daughter and I take a foodies trip with my cousin and his daughter. This was opening night of our weekend and we were aimlessly walking around little Italy in San Fran. We decided to walk into a local coffee shop and...More

Thank kandelltravel
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We just finished another delightful meal at Ideale. Being a Bay Area native, I have eaten here several times with my husband as well as with visiting family members. Service has always been impeccable and the food is nothing less than delicious EVERY time. It...More

Thank Renee L
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Ristorante Ideale is advertised as a genuine Italian restaurant. From the "buonasera" as we entered the premises, the menu featuring traditional dishes from the Puglia region, to the staff interacting with a distinctive southern Italian accent, we almost felt as if we were in Italy....More

Thank Chris C
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3903
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-391-4129
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