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L'Ottavo Ristorante

692 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1018
+1 415-922-3944
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bruschetta” (20 reviews)
“fettuccine” (13 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
692 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here recently as fancied Italian food. I had prawns with homemade pasta, 6 juicy prawns but way too much pasta, other diner had pasta and chicken in a tomato based sauce that was v bland. Bread served was warm and light.. dipped in oil.....More

Thank Pixie067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by the hotel we were staying at. I had the lobster and shrimp ravioli and husband had the lasagne. Both were amazing. The house bread was awesome too. Would definitely go back again.

Thank Becky R
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We found this years ago when looking for a place to eat before a concert. We’ve returned many times since. Great food and nice wines from Italy and California. Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Four of us sought out L'Ottavo Ristorante Saturday night when we'd been unable to get reservations at the restaurant across the street from our hotel. Unassuming from the outside and nothing cutting edge about the interior, we were greeted by a friendly hostess and our...More

2  Thank 105Estate
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We found this place on OpenTable and making reservations was easy. The place is small, but has a great feel and the decor makes it feel like you're in an old school Italian eatery. Service was very good, but one thing to note is that...More

Thank dolphin80
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I have been there with friends on two evenings in a row. The lasagne was absolutely fantastic! The Tiramisu was also great and they promised to further improve it by soaking the biscuit in coffee and Amaretto (or Rum).

1  Thank Romantic_Journey
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Fresh homemade pasta and sauce made our meal one to remember. It was amazing!! The lasagna and the fettuccine with bolognese sauce were too good for words!

1  Thank Lyndsay B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Strangely enough, my BF and I used to live literally across the street from here but NEVER ate in. We moved to SOMA and when we want to Italian food via delivery, this IS our go-to place. Not only the food is well-packaged so the...More

1  Thank Peacefulsoul1
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Home made pasta was very fresh , I had Lasagna with a glass of house red wine. Lasagna was so delicious!!! ,and I haven't had Lasagna in a long time. I really enjoy this meal. I definitely go back soon this weekend.

1  Thank Robnjc
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I had my birthday party at Lottavo restaurant, such a great experience ❤️cozy small restaurant with great atmosphere I had seafood pasta on the special called Linguine pescatore with some clams, mussels, and salmon in white wine marinara sauce it was so tasty. After that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 692 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-922-3944
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