What a gem of a place. We loved it here, the authentic food, the ambience, and especially Luisa. She was a wonderful hostess. Looking forward to my next trip to SF.
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During a business trip to SF back in 2013 I had the chance to visit this restaurant, it was the only one accepting to take a group of 5 after 10 P.M and it was great! I loved the pasta and the seafood soooo good....More
My wife, Daughter and myself went to Luisa's in mid July to have an early dinner and try their Lasagne that I had experienced 10 years ago. My wife and Daughter split the Bolognese Lasagne and I had the seafood Lasagne. Both were very good....More
I couldn't be more effusive about how much I loved this restaurant. We were warmly welcomed by Luisa, the charming proprietor who is in her 80s but looks like she could be in her early 60s. The food was top-notch but not fussy; just very...More
87-year old Luisa Hanson has reopened her classic Southern Italian restaurant in Nob Hill. If you are unfamiliar with Luisa, be prepared for a treat. She's about the most diner-friendly owner I've experienced, who isn't shy about sitting down with you and chatting about her...More
We arrived early evening after a long walk from Union Square. We were introduced to Luisa (she's 87 in case she asks you to guess). Food was very tasty, if a little expensive. Atmosphere could have been a little livelier but not a bad choice.
Louisa had just moved into the restaurant and charmed us as soon as we arrived by her personal history and description of her delicious food. Despite being in her eighties it was clear that she had still coked much of it using old family recipes....More
In October 2012 we stayed in San Francisco for 5 nights. We enjoyed many wonderful meals however on our last night we found an absolute hidden treasure in Union St near Pacific Heights. This Italian resturant is owned by a San Francisco icon in the...More
My family and I spend Thanksgiving weekend or the weekend before in San Francisco and usually eat, one night, in the Little Italy area. This year, my sister in law decided to look for somewhere new to go and found Luisa's so we thought we...More