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Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Value
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Menu

APPETIZERS
West Coast $1.5
East Coast $2.5
Oyster On Half Shell
$1.0
Clam On Half Shell
Half $14.0
Whole $24.0
Crecked Crab
West Coast $2.5
East Coast $3.5
Oyster Shooter
with 24
$2.0
Clam Shooter
$8.0
Smoked Salmon
$8.0
Benita's Baccala
SALADS
$13.0
Add Bay Shrimp $2.5
Add Crab $5.0
Crab Cocktail
$11.0
Add Bay Shrimp $2.5
Add Crab $5.0
Prawn Cocktail
$9.0
Add Bay Shrimp $2.5
Add Crab $5.0
Bay Shrimp Cocktail
$23.0
Add Bay Shrimp $2.5
Add Crab $5.0
Crab Louis
$18.0
Add Bay Shrimp $2.5
Add Crab $5.0
Prawn Louis
$14.0
Add Bay Shrimp $2.5
Add Crab $5.0
Bay Shrimp Louis
$19.0
Add Bay Shrimp $2.5
Add Crab $5.0
Combo Louis
$8.0
Add Bay Shrimp $2.5
Add Crab $5.0
Blue Cheese Wedge
$6.5
Add Crab $5.0
Add Bay Shrimp $2.5
House Salad
FISH AND SHELLFISH
served with fresh seasonal vegetables
$19.0
Grilled Sand Dabs
fillets
$19.0
Grilled Rex Sole
bordelaise
$19.0
Sea Scallop Saute
wild caught
$19.0
Prawn Saute
wild caught
$19.0
Prawn / Scallop Saute
combo
$19.0
Risotto
with seafood. chefs choice
PASTA
$12.0
Half Order $8.0
Fettuccine, Linguine Or Penne
with pesto, alfredo, aglio olio-pepperoncino or pomodoroh
$17.0
Linguine With Manila Clams
$17.0
Fettuccine With Bay Scallops
white sauce
$17.0
Fettuccine With Smoked Salmon
white sauce
$17.0
Linguine With Seafood
chefs choice
MAIN
Bowl With Bread & Butter $7.5
Cup With Entree $5.0
Bowl With Entree $6.5
Boston Clam Chowder
$19.0
Mussel Steamers
in broth
$19.0
Clam Steamers
in broth
$19.0
Mussel / Clam Steamers - Combo
in broth
$38.0
The Best Damn Crab Cioppino
with seafood. enough for two
TO TAKE HOME
Pint $8.0
Quart $13.0
Boston Clam Chowder
Pint $8.0
Quart $13.0
House Tomato Sauce
PRICE RANGE
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday

You really can't go wrong here with the seafood and pastas. Such a savory and delicious place. The oysters, shrimp cocktail, fettucinne scallops with the white sauce are my favorite go tos. I didn't care much for the mussels, i've had better but that's just...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank catness
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were recommended Sotto Mare by a friend during our first visit to SF many moons ago and ever since this restaurant has been our first port-of-call whenever we visit for either business or pleasure. Indeed, once again we ate hear on a couple of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BritinSoCal
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recommended by a work colleague, we tried this packed out restaurant on a Tuesday night (making a reservation is highly recommended!) and were definitely not disappointed. if you are after the freshest seafood in an inviting and very friendly environment at reasonable prices and without...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Silvio T
Reviewed 5 days ago

First, there are no reservations, it's all first come first serve. No getting in line on Yelp or call ahead seating options. The restaurant is very small and has a very small sidewalk patio with a few tables. We arrived around 4:30pm and were told...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank syd21300
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That’s exactly what it’s called . . . it’s exactly what we came for . . . and it’s exactly what we had ✅. Although, we did share a cup of their Boston Clam Chowder . . . it was just right . . ....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LifeisaSport
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here many times. The Seafood is fresh and minimally prepared to ensure the true flavor comes from delicate fish such as sand dabs and petrale sole. The Cioppino is also very good. But the last time I visited at 6:00 on a Saturday...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sheridanpdc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This terrific little restaurant in North Beach never disappoints. Gracious people and delicious food. The crab cioppino is fabulous. Every time we come to San Francisco, dinner at Sotto Mare is a must.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Papaabq
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the experience of a lifetime in here. Probably one of the best restaurants in the city. The seafood was absolutely fresh and we had a wonderful meal!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cassieweller
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We got seated in the first floor of the restaurant and it smelled like a toilet. It was Santa con weekend so it was crowded but we were not happy. There were tables upstairs and there were four of us for a 5;30 reservation. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jenniferjones528
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

The cioppini really is the best. It is absolutely delicious and big enough to share. The restaurants atmosphere is comfortable and lively, and the whole staff is so friendly and attentive. You have to check out this place when you’re in town, and get the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Lisa B
15 July 2018|
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Karen W
14 November 2017|
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Response from Bellauno | Reviewed this property |
I think they will split a regular order for two persons, but I don’t think there are half orders. It’s very reasonably price and terrific.
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tommomelbourne
12 August 2017|
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Response from Kathryn L | Reviewed this property |
No reservations for parties of three or less. 6pm is a good walk in time.
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