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Buon Gusto Ristorante

) #2 of 215 Restaurants in South San Francisco $$ - $$$, Italian
224 Grand Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080
+1 650-742-9777
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (25 reviews)
“peas” (6 reviews)
“manicotti” (3 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
224 Grand Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good, authentic Italian restaurant with a full menu. On a street filled with restaurants, this one stands out. Unpretentious surroundings with very good food and friendly, attentive service.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buon Gusto has a great restaurant with pretty authentic Italian dishes, they also have delivery of their dishes and their pizza's are one of the best in South City

Thank Raiderwoman16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the fish special for dinner - sole with polenta and sauteed vegetables. It was very good. The place is small and the service, good.

Thank Susi P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here a few times on business - it's not bad, but let's say that the two other restaurants on Grand Avenue would be my preferred choice. It's really hit or miss with this restaurant. Their spaghetti with marinara sauce was lacking, and I...More

Thank Shuweb-com
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited this restaurant in 2013 when I was staying in a motel on Grand Ave on the other side of US 101. My wife and I stayed in the same place on April 12, 2017 and went out looking for dinner. This review...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Ok, let me get this out first. I am Italian and I am fussy about my Italian food. I am not food snob but I expect good food if you are going to charge a pretty penny for pasta. This place is small inside and...More

Thank opdr444
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had the calamari steak with pasta and split pea soup. Soup was very good. Calamari steak was tough and pasta was at best average.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very dark setting, the food is fine, nothing to write home about. Very far from a true Italian experience. If you are looking for vegetarian options choose a different restaurant.

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Returned again for lunch. Food is great and so is service. Easy parking in lot next door. Owner Vincenjo is great

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had a late dinner in a small Italian restorant in south San Francisco. Atmosphere was very welcoming with Italian quiet music in the background. The food was very good ,altho my wife complained about the lack of salt. Service was excellent and quick. My...More

Thank michaelsimoni
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
,Gluten fre menu ?
21 September 2016|
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Response from CatherineR58 | Property representative |
There are gluten free items on the menu, yes. Visit buongustorestaurante . com and select the menu tab, then select lunch, dinner, etc... The gluten free items are marked as such. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Grand Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (Airport Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: CalTrain South San Francisco Station is located at 590 Dubuque Ave and Grand Ave, and is .26 miles aka walking distance. The South San Francisco BART station is 2.3 miles from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-742-9777