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3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1531
+1 415-552-4055
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spaghetti” (24 reviews)
“warm olives” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (41 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1531
Neighbourhood: Mission District
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fabulous meal, fabulous service, easy environment. I had the tiny prosciutto ravioli - agnolotti? And my partner had the mushroom gnocchi. Both light and delicious. Don't skip the Tartine bread!

Thank UnFitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to get a reservation . The vibes and atmosphere were very warm and inviting. The dishes we chose were all winners.Our waitress was very helpful and steered us in the right direction. We don't think you could make a mistake in choosing...More

Thank fred g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it. Great location excellent atmosphere. Staff messed up our reservation but after a short drink at the bar they worked it out and added a complimentary appetizer. Food was off the hook!!! Everything looked good. Had Pappardelle, calamari, chard, and the warm olives. Simply...More

1  Thank adventurefamily05
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We really enjoyed the restaurant, celebrating a birthday. The service was attentive, especially given how busy it was (Saturday night). They even brought us a special shrimp appetizer from the chef and a birthday candle. We also loved the food -- the gnocchi appetizer was...More

Thank LLCJ54
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We were recommended Delfina by our driver who took us to Napa for the day. Great way to finish. Place was absolutely packed good sign! Waited for our table at the bar with a Blood orange Bellini. At the table started with soup of the...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Love love love this bistro. Authentic Italian good with a server who can give you the history of the plate as much as he can discuss the preparation and ingredients. We tasted the gnoccha as a starter---salty flash fried bread---think of a cross of a...More

Thank 4grandes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I met 2 co-workers for dinner and we received great recommendations for a very excellent Sangiovese.. We did not opt for and appetizers but the selections were very appealing. I chose the Swordfish and while thin, was perfectly prepared. The sautéed carrots were good if...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had the citrus salad -- a bit pricey but delicious. The Neapolitan pizza was also rather good and tasty. They did seem to want to get us out of the restaurant though rather quickly -- check was sent to us though we had not...More

Thank Fabian M
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Delfina never fails to provide some of the best food in the city. Always fresh and creatively assembled without ever missing a beat on taste. I try to have at least one meal here every time I visit the city for over the past 15...More

Thank michael-henry
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We have been loving Delfina for years and we keep coming back whenever we are in the Mission. The place is small and very popular so be ready to put your name on the list and wait outside. On this sunny Friday afternoon though we...More

Thank Herve L
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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Parking availability
19 November 2016|
Response from Canada010 | Reviewed this property |
Good luck with any raking in SF. There is always street parking f you can find it.
Do you have gluten free pasta ?
23 September 2016|
Response from erichard2016 | Reviewed this property |
Do not know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-552-4055
  • E-mail