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Allegro Romano

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Russian Hill
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1701 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2110
+1 415-928-4002
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The service: Very rude and impersonal. We had a reservation at 6:30pm which the owner/manager (?) said we had emailed and moved earlier to 6pm, which we did not. He told us a big private event was booked later in the evening and he kept saying "I'm sorry" in a dismissive way, but we needed to eat and we had... More 

Thank Safady
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I've been dining here once a year with family for many years. It is definitely my favorite restaurant ever. Went with a couple of business colleagues this week, and had a wonderful meal, no surprise.

Thank Denise B
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner with friends. The wine and food was excellent. Every woman leaves with a rose. We've been here before and will definitely return!!!

Thank ldsjpsalpalp
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424 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

For me dining is an all encompassing event. If the food is great and everything else lacking, then it's highly likely I won't return. So here is my view in a nutshell: 1. If you order wine by the glass they don't bring the bottle to the table. We ordered different wines and tasted each other's wine and they all... More 

Thank traveltheworldcs
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

One word. Lorenzo. The owner who will make you smile and give your table an unforgettable evening. Food is very good. Lamb dish is superb. The branzino excellent. The gelato a recipe from grandma. A lovely nob hill gem tucked away that only the locals know about. Worth booking a table right now!!

Thank G D
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102 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I came there for dinner and I took the ravioli with some white truffle. The service is remarkable and the place is just charming and peaceful. The value quality-price is excellent.

Thank Ulysse H
San Francisco, CA
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

There are so many good places for excellent Italian food in San Francisco. This is not one of them. I've been here numerous times and customer service has always been poor. As you'll note from other reviews, people often feel that they are infringing or inconveniencing the staff just by being there. However, I overlooked it because the restaurant is... More 

Thank cocomarie918
San Diego, California
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the experience in this smaller restaurant in Knob Hill. The food was great, the service was good and it was comfortable for a party of four to have a conversation. We would definitely return when we are in the area.

1 Thank traveljoyfully1
Orange County, California
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285 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Returning after six years to celebrate here again, and they did not disappoint, seating us at the loveliest table in the room, pampering us with complimentary bruschetta, tiramisu, as well as glasses of sherry on top of our very delicious meal. The owner was present and attentive to every guest in this full Friday evening dining room yet there was... More 

1 Thank anita w
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Very small place service was absolutely fantastic Lorenzo the owner very personable. Food was delicious quick service but at your pace.. Good wine list will be a regular when we visit again.

1 Thank Anton H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2110
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-928-4002

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Staying in Russian Hill

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Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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