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Section of the North Beach neighborhood with plenty of Italian restaurants and businesses.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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San Francisco, CA
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

When I first booked this my husband was worried about be walking for 3 hours! What a pleasant surprise! We started at a coffee shop and learned how they roast their own beans and was shown the process. It was called Coffee Roma.Than we went...More

1  Thank pamoz
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Adjacent to Chinatown, SF's Little Italy is a vibrant community with numerous great eateries, gelateria's, markets and shops chock full of fantastic and authenic Italiano cuisine. Pick a restaurant for lunch or dinner, you can't go wrong...great coffee shoppes too!

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

North Beach got its name because a long time ago it used to be a beach. There were fishing wharves and boat docks that were frequented by Italian-American immigrants .The neighborhood became known as Little Italy. Today, it is a vibrant community. We so enjoyed...More

1  Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We walked around here with our family of 6 (ages 6 to 60-something) and really enjoyed our time. There are lots of interesting places to see and some fun people watching too. We stopped at a couple of places to sample some food and gelato...More

Thank Shawni_and_Buck
Reviewed 21 April 2017

To tempt the senses. I recommend this as a "must see"in san francisco. Such charm and culinary delights you simply can't miss this historicSan Francisco neighborhood! Manga!

3  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We left Chinatown and walked right into little Italy. I could have told you we were in a different area immediately because the smells were so different. The Italian restaurants lined the streets, but we weren't ready to eat. Not much else to do there....More

Thank lweaves
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The traditional old Italian neighborhood is actually called "North Beach." There are some old fashioned Italian restaurants, bars and cafes. But most of the Italian residents are long gone, replaced by yuppies and Chinese. This neighborhood changed a long time ago.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Little Italy is a small Italian area in San Francisco that is located in the North Beach district (northeastern area of the city), just north of Chinatown. At one time, North Beach was an actually beach on the northern end of the city. The area...More

Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This area smells amazing! They have so many restaurants in this area, from casual to fine dining there is something for everyone here. And of course a lot of Italian food with seafood. There are a lot of people in this area too, especially at...More

Thank Sewell-Maganis
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We head over to the Italian district in north beach periodically from our neighborhood which is more central. it's gritty, eclectic, and fun. We enjoy picking up a slice of pizza and sit at Washington Square Park. There are some good italian restaurants. It's always...More

2  Thank Steven C
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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valerie d
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Response from Colleen K | Reviewed this property |
Every restaurant in SF is BYOB but there is a corkage fee between $15.00 to $30.00. Check with the restaurant online through their website. If you want authentic Italian in North Beach try North Beach Restaurant. There... More