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601 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1017
+1 415-441-9898
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
601 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1017
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Cesarios was located on the same block our hotel so we stopped in one evening. It's a small restaurant but very cozy and nice. It was very busy when we arrived(8:00 p.m.) without reservations but we were seated The food was very good, My girlfriend...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had noticed the restaurant on a previous evening, jam packed, with a queue outside, always a good sign. When we returned on the last night of our holiday in California we had a short wait and then were seated comfortably. The service was absolutely...More

Thank JaneR123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was just about a 3/5 score. We reserved a table for a Sunday evening. We arrived and the table wasn’t ready. We didn’t wait long but were stuck in the doorway because there’s nowhere to wait. Not a good start. My wife had a...More

Thank Derek R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good little Italian restaurant about a 2 minute walk from the JW Marriott and very close to Union Square. The food is pretty good, though not exceptional, but the atmosphere is quite good and it is a relaxing place for a reasonably...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a reservation, were seated and served promptly. My Chicken Parm was very good as was my wife's steamed veggies. We were pleased to have a little room and a window and not have another table right next to us. All in all a...More

Thank Ned41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice corner restaurant gives a cozy feel and a nice vibe. The manager was pleasant enough but very welcoming and the staff were about the same. More there to get the task at hand done than create a dinning experience. The service was slow but...More

Thank dbartoletti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the meal finally arrived it was very good; well-prepared and tasty. However the service was unacceptable. After placing our orders, my spouse and I waited just about an hour before the entrees arrived. We observed customers who arrived later receive their meals ahead of...More

Thank BoneyBREW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restraunt is near Wyndham Cantibury small and quaint with good food. Even with all the restaurants in San Fransisco we went there twice. Service was great.

Thank ziggydlz
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We were a bit unsure about what to expect but this place did not disappoint. Absolutely delicious food. My husband had penne bolognese and I had a special of the day which was cioppino. Could not fault it. We didn’t have a booking and they...More

Thank TiffanyS2013
Reviewed 14 May 2018

A small restaurant that has friendly staff but is too crowded to have a real pleasant atmosphere. The prices are fair. They only had one vodka choice. The carpaccio had so much cream and cheese on it that it overpowered the beef flavor. The prosciutto...More

Thank FabulousTL
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Viola Y
16 October 2016|
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Response from _jillmiller48 | Reviewed this property |
They are but we didn't feel crowded.
26 January 2016|
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Response from tomtdn | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they open before 11.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1017
  • Public Transportation: 1 block from the Powell/Sutter Cable Car stop. #2 & #3 Muni Bus Stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-9898
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Since 1991 Cesario's has been serving fine Northern Italian food. Extensive global wine list. Close to theater district and Union Square.
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