Highest-rated Italian restaurants in San Francisco, according to Tripadvisor

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August 8, 2022
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Highest-rated Italian restaurants in San Francisco, according to Tripadvisor

The development of Italian cuisine mirrors the country’s rich political and geographic diversity. Mediterranean influences bring fish and olives into culinary creations, carefully handcrafted ziti, cavatelli, and other types of pasta hail from southern Italy, and exquisite desserts such as tiramisu find origins in the north—combining for a tasty eating experience renowned for its ability to bring people together.

With more than 90,000 establishments offering Italian-style dishes here in America, there are endless options to consider when craving the flavorful, savory tastes of “The Boot.” Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Italian restaurants in San Francisco on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Click through these slides to see if your favorite trattoria made the list.

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#30. Rocco's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (228 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1131 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3931
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#29. Delfina Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (486 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1531
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#28. Cotogna

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (498 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
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#27. Delarosa

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (314 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2175 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
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#26. 54 Mint

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (423 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 16 Mint Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94103-1862
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#25. Perbacco

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (838 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4301
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#24. Ideale Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (419 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1309 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3903
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#23. Tony's Pizza Napoletana

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,613 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1570 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3306
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#22. Firenze By Night

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (491 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1429 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3817
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#21. Carmel Pizza Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (433 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2826 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1110
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#20. Scoma's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (6,141 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1965 Al Scoma Way Pier 47, Fisherman's Whaft, San Francisco, CA 94133-1044
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#19. Original Joe's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,120 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 601 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2812
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#18. Tommaso Ristorante Italiano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (444 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1042 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94133
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#17. La Ciccia

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (235 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 291 30th St, San Francisco, CA 94131-2454
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#16. Trattoria Contadina

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (564 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1800 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2711
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#15. Acquerello

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (357 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Contemporary, Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3619
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#14. Montesacro Pinseria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (279 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 510 Stevenson St, San Francisco, CA 94103-1607
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#13. Il Casaro Pizzeria and Mozzarella Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (877 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 348 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3915
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#12. Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,403 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
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#11. Nob Hill Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,100 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1152 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1916
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#10. Fino Bar & Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,545 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 624 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109-8222
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#9. Za Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (552 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 1919 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2014
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#8. Pazzia Ristorante Italiano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (319 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 337 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107-1212
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#7. The Italian Homemade Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (771 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 716 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2731
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#6. Ristorante Milano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (356 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Romana
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1448 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-2625
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#5. Frascati

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (616 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1901 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2014
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#4. Golden Boy Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (465 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 542 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3921
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#3. Piccolo Forno

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (298 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 725 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2701
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#2. Seven Hills

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (928 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1896 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2109
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#1. Molinari Delicatessen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (836 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Specialty Food Market, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 373 Columbus Ave North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
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