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Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana

3560 18th St. (Dearborn St.) Send to Phone
415-565-0360 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
This rustic-chic Italian eatery serves Ligurian cuisine including hand-made pastas and traditional focaccia.
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Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana Restaurant Review

: Stepping into Farina reveals an elegant bar, appropriate for negroni sipping, and a large and contemporary dining room. This sophisticated, minimal setting complements the food. Farina features Ligurian fare, and most people visit for two dishes. Mandilli di seta al pesto struffuggae is a hand-made handkerchief pasta with Genovese basil pesto. Focaccia di Recco, oozing stracchino cheese melted between two layers of thin bread, hails from Recco in Liguria; we guarantee it will forever change how you think of this normally oversize, overstuffed yeasty bread. Plates are big, prices even bigger, and portions are not quite so generous. An exception is the filet mignon, coated in a rich, sweet, chocolate-hued salsa al balsamico. The short list of Italian wines features options by the glass, quarter, half liter and bottle. Farina's rooftop deck affords al fresco dining on the weekends for dinner and during Sunday brunch. (Photo by Cesar Rubio)

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