Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Barlago Italian Kitchen

550 Grand Ave. (Euclid Ave.) Send to Phone
510-836-2424 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A friendly neighborhood trattoria with fine lake views.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Brunch & Lunch Sat.-Sun., Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Features

* Click here for rating key

Barlago Italian Kitchen Restaurant Review

: Barlago is a friendly neighborhood trattoria sporting a warmly illuminated bar and sidewalk tables with keen Lake Merritt vistas (hence its name: "bar" + "lago," which is Italian for lake). It infuses a family-friendly feel into flatbread-like Roman-style pizza, generously portioned pastas (try the white-on-white, pecorino-forward cacio e pepe), brunchtime’s pancetta hash, and side dishes such as creamy-crunchy baked cauliflower. Nearly everything is house-made; one rare exception is a chocolate fondant cake imported from Italy, as tender and fresh-tasting as if it had just come from the oven. More than two dozen, mostly Californian and Italian wines are served in three different carafe sizes. Italian-inspired cocktails include the hauntingly floral Fair Verona with Aperol, Prosecco and St-Germain. Happy hours six days a week invite festive sampling, paired nicely with bar fare (think pickled onion bruschetta). Sound-absorbing ceiling panels allow diners to actually hear themselves talk.

User Ratings & Reviews for Barlago Italian Kitchen
 
GAYOT has uncovered the best restaurants in (and around) San Francisco for you to enjoy right now
Top 25 Restaurants in San Francisco to Eat at Right Now

San Francisco is buzzing with everything from craft cocktail bars to eateries inspired by destinations around the globe.

Read more




AMERICA'S TOP RESTAURANTS

Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.