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Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood

552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
+1 415-398-3181
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (628 reviews)
“sand dabs” (136 reviews)
“seafood” (508 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is such a busy place , don’t worry about the long line , it goes fast . Most people do not know that they have a basement that seats twice as many people as the top floor . One person on here complained about...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I made a quick last minute trip to San Fransisco and Sotto Mare was our last mea of the trip. I wish we would have had our first meal here because we would haven’t eaten there every night! We shared the Crab...More

Thank Nora030301
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place isn't visually appealing at all and you end up smelling of food. If it's a party of two, you have to sit on the counter. The food is ok.

Thank LarissaAry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent seafood restaurant. Had Linguini with seafood. Asked for a broth, white wine sauce, and they prepared it beautifully. Best meal I had in San Francisco. Had a nice chat with the hostess, since I was near the door, and my server was helpful in...More

Thank Carmen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not saying the food was bad. It was good, 3/5. Cioppino was not salty enough and a bit tasteless. Chowder soup was good. I'm giving one star because of the high number of 5 star ratings, and I don't think it is that good....More

1  Thank pampogi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly a memorable meal for us - we shared the cioppino which didn't disappoint. My daughters had the mussels and the spaghetti- which both were excellent. Service was perfect .

2  Thank KylieOberon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went there for Cioppino and we were not disappointed. We waited about 1/2 an hour for a spot (we ate at the counter) hanging out and talking with the owner. He gave my wife a couples glasses of the house white...More

2  Thank JDG48
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Fresh seafood, and great portions! Not a bad price for SF. Servers were nice and beer was cold..... I’m happy!

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Glad I finally made it to this North Beach landmark. The seafood is FRESH and delicious. Have the sand dabs. So good. And the vegetables were cooked to perfection. Good wines at a good price. Had the Italian Pinot Gris that was a perfect match...More

Thank bbaker5555
Reviewed 17 May 2018

North Beach is the Italian district of San Francisco and it is in this area where you'll find good restaurants and cafes, I'm a local in San Francisco and I'm often asked by tourists, out of town friends and visitors my recommendations for seafood. When...More

Thank Ray S
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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Karen W
14 November 2017|
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Response from Bellauno | Reviewed this property |
I think they will split a regular order for two persons, but I don’t think there are half orders. It’s very reasonably price and terrific.
12 August 2017|
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Response from Kathryn L | Reviewed this property |
No reservations for parties of three or less. 6pm is a good walk in time.
1 May 2017|
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Response from Darrin N | Reviewed this property |
There are several options all within walking distance of this restaurant. We ended up in a saloon that was 2 blocks last away that had some really fin blues bands playing. Once you find the restaurant, just walk around... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-3181
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