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490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
+1 415-775-8508
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“quiche” (38 reviews)
“pasta” (101 reviews)
“sformato” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
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Reviewed 5 days ago

No matter how you cut it, this restaurant is overrated and coasting on the reputation of an otherwise accomplished but un-involved owner. Despite spending more than $2000 on something billed as a "personally designed experience," we ended up having a run-of-the-mill family style meal similar...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been to Cotogna a few times now and it’s always a great experience. The food, the service and the location. It’s kind of difficult to get a reservation so I recommend you try to have either an early dinner or a late one.

Thank Jose J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far one of the better Italian restaurants that I’ve been to. I sat at the kitchen top which oversees the chefs making pizza and other main dishes over the wood fired ovens. Not only was it very inviting and toasty, I was able to...More

Thank rkashmere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food atmosphere and service. All the pasats we had were quite good. service professional and quick

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Set up of the resturant is relaxing and spacious. There are area when chef cooks in front. Some dishes were surprisingly good and deliciously. Great for lunch with friends and business associates.

Thank Anjana P
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed lunch here. Delicious wood fire pizza. Small set of tables for outdoor seating. Cute restaurant and many interesting menu items. They were really busy during our visit and our service lagged a bit.

Thank solidpackedpumpkin
Reviewed 16 October 2017

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 11 October 2017 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 4 October 2017 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 17 September 2017

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
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
USD 20 - USD 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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