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L'Ottavo Ristorante

692 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1018
+1 415-922-3944
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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692 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can highly recommend. We usually tend to dine at more expensive restaurants, but picked L'Ottavo since another nearby restaurant was fully booked. I'm very glad that it was because L'Ottavo is both very quaint, cozy (a bit kitsch interior, but who cares?) and has very...More

Thank Hempel42
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family and friends, table of 5. We ordered some antipasti to share, and pastas and main dishes. We all sampled each others dishes and we enjoyed everything we tasted. Arrabiatta, Vongole, Carpaccio, Caprese, Sorrentina, Capesante, Bruschetta, All really good and served promptly. We felt prices...More

1  Thank PJSGFJ95
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE dined here twice during our stay in San Francisco the food and wine were excellent and the staff were friendly and efficient.

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to eat at this restaurant by chance. The decor and ambiance is quite nice and cozy. But the we did not enjoy the food. We are vegetarians and ordered some appetizers, pastas and ravioli. The appetizers and ravioli was decent but the pasta...More

Thank Ankit P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tonight we had Linguini al Pescatore and Fusilli Gorgonzola and split a house salad. Delicious bread arrived with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and sun dried tomatoes. The hoise salad dressing was great and so were the entrees. Friendly, efficient service and enough left over for...More

1  Thank Walter S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

L'Ottavo is hands down my favorite restaurant in San Francisco. Atmosphere is Italian, but without screaming at you, service is always fantastic, the food is always well prepared and delicious and the prices are reasonable for a restaurant of this type in SF. Highly recommended...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We split an order of Grigliata Mista, which was fantastic, along with glasses of Pino Grigio and Pimitivo, both of which were also excellent. We also had an appetizer of Bruschetta. Meal, wine and service were all excellent and the cost was reasonable.

1  Thank Donn D
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Was our first night in SF and everyone wanted Italian. Just walking distance from our hotel, we all enjoyed the meal and experience. One dish was finer than the other and this spot set the standard for all dining while in Frisco.

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Small restaurant within walking distance of Union Square provided an excellent meal of veal parmigiana and fettuccini corsara. Delicious chocolate torte and cannoli for dessert.

1  Thank traveler51520
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my teenage son and wife. I had the Gamberoni a mood which was delicious and the other main courses were very good as well. Nice setting, would be a good place for a romantic night. Prices standard for San Francisco

1  Thank Alvin377
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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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
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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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