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601 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1017
+1 415-441-9898
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pear salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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601 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1017
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1 - 10 of 398 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly service and anb excellent menu. Don't normally eat Italian when away as gt so much when at home but this was great food. Would have gone back again if there had been time.

Thank Di S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our visit was dominated by the awful table beside the door we were placed in. We got a blast of cold air every time the door opened. The meal might have been OK if we'd had a decent table.

Thank addanegg
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you don't have time for a trip to Italy or even North Beach...this is the place for a great Italian meal....the only thing better than the price is the food....the service is great as well...

Thank Bill92392
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this place was great. We only stayed in San Francisco for three nights and ate at Cesario's twice! Worth booking if possible as it does get busy. Excellent Italian food and great service.

Thank dick946
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on our final night in SF as we wanted something different and we always enjoy Italian food. It’s a great little place and the staff and service excellent. We booked a table earlier in the day for that evening as we were...More

Thank LilP26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Close to Union Square and mellow. Several lunch specials but we selected their seafood salad and crab cake sandwich. Both good and salad had lots of seafood too. Great service and nice environment.

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent option merely by chance. As we could not find another restaurant we decided t try the Cesarios. Such a lovely surprise. Special note for the excellent professional who attended us: Irina.

Thank Eduardo C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided last minute to eat here and were told by the rather grumpy owner that we'd have a table in ten minutes. We waited in the lobby of the veterans hotel next door. As my son is an active service US Marine this was...More

1  Thank quikflik
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for another restaurant on our first day in San Francisco, and we spotted this charming Italian restaurant, just a few blocks from our hotel. What a pleasant night. Our attendant, Irina, was extremely professional and sympathetic and made us want to return...More

Thank Eduardo Z
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Restaurant looked promising from the reviews, but unfortunately we found it to be just OK. I ordered the ravioli and my partner one of the other pasta dishes. My partner wasn't even half way through his meal and I had finished. I had 8 ravioli...More

Thank nickyblonde
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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16 October 2016|
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Response from _jillmiller48 | Reviewed this property |
They are but we didn't feel crowded.
26 January 2016|
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Response from tomtdn | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they open before 11.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1017
  • Public Transportation: 1 block from the Powell/Sutter Cable Car stop. #2 & #3 Muni Bus Stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-9898
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Since 1991 Cesario's has been serving fine Northern Italian food. Extensive global wine list. Close to theater district and Union Square.
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