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Ristorante Franchino

347 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
+1 415-982-2157
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (21 reviews)
“veal” (18 reviews)
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347 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was absolutely fantastic! My small group ordered apps, and a few different pasta dishes. NOTHING was left! Possibly some of the best I've ever had! And the family/staff were great and very attentive, Thank you so much!!

Thank chad f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant is small, quiet, homey, relaxing. Attentive service. Cooking seemed very authentic. Had the veal pizzaiola with roasted vegetables. Nicest meal on my 3-day visit to SF. Entree, glass of wine, tax, and tip came to $42 for one person. Not inexpensive but good value...More

Thank michaelrM5717MD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First trip to San Fran and this place was recommended by friend is a friend. Special was a lobster tortellini and it was amazing. Great good and service. Will definitely go back on next trip.

Thank 520daryllc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this place doing quick Trip Advisor search and was not disappointed! Pasta special (papardel) was incredibly good. Tiramisu and chocolate cannoli were out of this world. Service outstanding as well.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to write a quick review here after my second visit to this restaurant. My boyfriend took me here on Valentine's Day and then we came again with our parents for Father's Day. Just...just really nice. I want to come up with a more flamboyant...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our 2nd experience was just a good as our first. Great food and wonderful service. We will go back again the next time we are in town.

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We found this place through Trip Advisor and were able to get a reservation at the last minute (it was early for dinner but we were lucky since it was Mother's Day weekend). This is a small, mom and pop place. It was obvious that...More

Thank kim s
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Found this place on yelp and trip advisor. Fantastic dinner. This place is a small hole in the wall family owned restaurant. Each of our meals and the dessert was fantastic. Super quick service as well. Will for sure be back!

Thank momofthree92821
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I went for dinner with my cousin who has lived in San Francisco her entire life and she raved about her new favorite Italian restaurant in this city. We went around 5:30 pm and it was already half full but we got a nice table...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Following one tasty lunch there I have mixed feelings. The place is a nice, authentic, family-run Italian restaurant. The food (seafood pasta) was quite good. The young lady that was perhaps Mr Franchino's daughter (just guessing) was friendly and helpful, and even responded to our...More

Thank Jacek D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-2157
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