2019 Best East Bay Italian Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area

Authentic Italian Food in SF's East Bay

Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs, or an osso buco that melts in your mouth, here are GAYOT's choices for the Top Restaurants for Italian Cuisine in San Francisco's East Bay, including Oakland, Berkeley and Alameda. These selections are presented in alphabetical order. Mangia!

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A16 Rockridge
14/20
Oakland's sister restaurant to San Francisco's A16. See More

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Benchmark Pizzeria
14/20
Serious pizza and seriously good pasta dishes served in classy yet family-friendly surroundings in Kensington. See More
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C'era Una Volta
13/20
Solid establishment for Italian cuisine in Alameda. See More

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Cugini
13/20
Expect fine homemade pastas and well-crafted wood-fire-roasted pizzas and meats. See More
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Dopo
15/20
Arrive with an appetite for clean and simple Italian flavors --- pizza is the star. See More
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Gioia Pizzeria
QB
Foldable, thin-crust pies and slices with seasonal toppings. See More
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Mangia Mangia
13/20
Sweet, romantic Mangia Mangia offers consistently good Italian fare. See More

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Italian, California, Breakfast
Oliveto Cafe
13/20
A neighborhood café inspired by the home kitchens, bakeries and farms of Italy. See More

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Oliveto

Italian, Mediterranean, California
Oliveto
14/20
An inspired rustic Italian menu featuring house-made pastas and legendary charcuterie. See More

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Pizzaiolo

Italian, Pizza, California
Pizzaiolo
14/20
The food-centric Temescal district is home to this standout pizza joint. See More
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