2020 Best Italian Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area

Authentic Italian Food in San Francisco

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. These selections are presented in alphabetical order. Mangia!

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Acquerello
15/20
Chef Suzette Gresham-Tognetti's beautifully prepared Italian cuisine at a San Francisco standout since 1989. See More

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Beretta
13/20
Sophisticated and open late, this Italian nightspot features pizza, seasonal small plates and first-rate cocktails. See More
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Capo's Chicago Pizza & Fine Italian Dinners
14/20
Master pizzaiolo Tony Gemignani showcases his Chicago-style pizzas at this cozy restaurant and cocktail bar in North Beach. See More
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Cotogna
15/20
Lively urban trattoria operated by the same team behind high-end sibling Quince. See More

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Da Flora
15/20
Unique restaurant serving Venetian cuisine in a charmingly petite setting. See More

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Delfina
16/20
Simple, regionally focused Italian dishes shine at Delfina. See More

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Donato Enoteca
14/20
Chef Donato Scotti’s enoteca stands among the top Italian eateries on the Peninsula. See More

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Fiorella
13/20
Wood-fired pizza and deft pairings in an upmarket scene that welcomes families. See More

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Flour + Water
14/20
Simple but impressive Italian draws crowds to this cozy neighborhood spot --- but be prepared to stand in line. See More
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La Ciccia
15/20
Viva La Ciccia! Locals happily fatten up on Massimiliano Conti's rich, fresh Sardinian food. See More

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