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From checked tablecloths and red sauce to upscale osso buco, Voice Places is San Francisco / Bay Area’s guide to Italian cuisine. Type in a restaurant name, search by neighborhood, or browse our hundreds of professional reviews and user reviews to find the place that’s perfect for you!

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  • A16 Restaurant
    2355 Chestnut | Marina/ Cow Hollow

    Named for the Italian autoroute that begins in Naples, A16 Restaurant is a delightful combination of a sophisticated setting in the Marina; rustic, earthy food; and a well-thought-out Italian and... More on A16 Restaurant »

  • La Ciccia
    291 30th St. | Twin Peaks/ Glen Park

    Massimiliano Conti is on a mission to acquaint San Franciscans with the food of Sardinia, his home island. There's nothing superfluous in his Italian cooking, and it's just as season-specific as... More on La Ciccia »

  • L'Osteria Del Forno
    519 Columbus Ave. | North Beach/ Chinatown

    Among the mediocre, touristic restaurants that line Columbus Avenue in North Beach, there is a genuinely good place that serves delicious, authentic northern Italian food: L'Osteria Del Forno. It... More on L'Osteria Del Forno »

  • Da Flora-A Venetian Ostaria
    701 Columbus | North Beach/ Chinatown

    Tiny, romantic spot combines funky decor and friendly, casual service with Italian food that rivals anything in North Beach. Superb home-baked focaccia topped with kosher salt leads to flawless... More on Da Flora-A Venetian Ostaria »

  • Perbacco
    230 California | Union Square/ Financial District

    Don't let the well-groomed, Armani-suited crowd at Perbacco's elegant bar in the Financial District intimidate you - head to the back and you'll find plenty of nondescript S.F. foodies chowing... More on Perbacco »

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  • Acquerello
    1722 Sacramento | Nob Hill/ Russian Hill/ Fisherman's Wharf

    Chef/owner Suzette Gresham-Tognetti, who made her name at Donatello, dishes up luxury versions of pan-regional rustic Italian specialties, mostly unconventional, interesting, and tasty at... More on Acquerello »

  • Poesia
    4072 18th St. | Castro/ Noe Valley

    This charming spot, up a flight of stairs on the second story of a homey old building in the Castro, is one of the best dining options in the area, and worth a trip to sample its Calabrian... More on Poesia »

  • Ducca
    50 Third St. | South of Market

    Located in the newly renovated Westin Hotel just off Market in SOMA, Ducca offers top-notch Italian cooking inspired by the Veneto (the region around Venice), in a formal dining room accented with... More on Ducca »

  • Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana
    3560 18th St. | Mission/ Bernal Heights

    Chic, whitewashed, high-ceilinged room in the Mission District, featuring the cuisine of Liguria, a region of Italy whose capital is the seacoast town of Genova. Farina Focaccia & Cucina... More on Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana »

  • SPQR
    1911 Fillmore St. | Japantown/Pacific Heights

    SPQR, the second venture from the people behind A16, started off as a rustic trattoria. Then Matthew Accarino took over the kitchen and has veered off in a completely different direction at this... More on SPQR »

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