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490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
+1 415-775-8508
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there to celebrate my birthday while we were visiting SF. The trout was very tasty but the portion was quite small, especially considering the price. If you want bread you need to order that separately. The service was excellent. We didn't get dessert...More

Thank jmbjrb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious and fresh. We enjoyed every bite. The menue is rather small, but everybody finds something. The service wasn't good. Many things were forgotten. Additionally, it was very loud and to have a normal conversation was difficult. My husband wanted to leave...More

Thank Astrid K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food in an casual (yet professional) atmosphere. The eggplant, the egg ravioli, the trout and the dessert, were perfect!

Thank Ido D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disappointed. The food was just only ok (my pasta was oddly tasteless), but it was the poor service that marred our night out. Our pre-dinner drinks were delivered after we finished our appetizers; our wine arrived after our entrees were half eaten. What is the...More

Thank CAinBerlin
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Our first time here with a group of 5; we read the reviews etc., and were prepared for farm fresh choices to share. Our personable and knowledgeable server made some terrific recommendations we followed. The selections are meant to share as many have unique and...More

Thank fcarr
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

...and I'm pretty critical when it comes to fine dining at San Francisco prices. Great space, not too fancy but not really "rustic." Two tops are close together (very big city). I would sit at the bar if I went back. The kitchen batted a...More

Thank Johnny D
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner at Cotogna was one of our best meals ever. Everything was spectacular. We just got back from a trip to Italy and the food at Cotogna was better than the "real" thing. The pizza was very tasty with a light and crispy crust. The...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We turned up without a reservation and as soon as we said this we were treated pretty poorly. We were offered a bar seat in 30mins or a table outside in a rather take it or leave it kind of way. Table was ok though...More

Thank badger491
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Needing carbs we snagged a reservation here during an off-hour (3:45pm). Clean space with perhaps 12 bar seats, 12 indoor tables and 4 outdoor. Prominent feature is the wood fired pizza oven. Found the service to be slow even though the restaurant was only 3/4...More

Thank SunriseAddicted
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter booked this place for her birthday lunch because her workmates recommended. We were surprised with their consideration, which they laid papers on the table saying Happy Birthday Grace!We ordered Spaghetti, Tagliatelle, Raviolo and Pizza. As soon as we tasted them, wow they were...More

Thank ongoni
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Hitta M
12 November 2016|
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Response from ddavis130 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay....no, I forsook my gluten free that eve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
  • Public Transportation: The Muni bus lines 1 California, 30 Stockton, 10 Townsend and 12 Folsom all stop within a block or two of Cotogna. The closest Bart stop, Montgomery Station, is a 10 minute walk.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-8508
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