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Bella Trattoria

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
The Richmond
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3854 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-3211 (3rd Ave.)
+1 415-221-0305
07:00 - 22:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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527 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting family in Pleasanton and we wanted to have a special meal and they suggested Bella Trattoria. We did not realize we would have to drive an hour to find the place but it was well worth it. We started off with Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil, Polentun a' Bella, and meatballs. Everyone was in agreement to have... More 

Thank Joe C
Mesquite, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

People were great, service was attentive, the food was wonderful. We started with the bruschetta, had the rusticanza salad, both were very good. For entree we had the pasta no Ins and I'd was the best! Chicken with a creamy mushroom sauce that we loved. Finished with tiramisu which was just right, no bitterness to it. Overall just an awesome... More 

Thank Mark E
San Francisco
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173 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I had the pasta and the seafood stew. pasta is ok, but the seafood stew. only has 3 shrimp and small pieces of calamari, a lot of mussel and claim. my normal seafood has to have fish , or maybe scallop or crab. for $32.00 is little too much, also $4.00 for a can of cook.??? but the service was... More 

Thank winsir
Taipei, Taiwan
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

It is a small place with warm environment. They provide full range of pasta with good quality and taste which worthwhile trying.

Thank ming962206
Daly City, California
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Wow, wow, wow! We just got home from an amazing meal at Bella Trattoria. We were there early evening and were treated like old friends by the entire staff. We were given the menu and noticed there were no bone marrow for appetizers, which we were looking forward to having. When we asked about it, our waiter went to the... More 

Thank Mary D
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

My group of 7 arrived on time for our dinner reservation. It took awhile for the waiter to acknowledge us (probably due to arguing with people at adjacent table). When he did arrive, he did not introduce himself and even when we asked him later in the evening he said "Fred" with a wry laugh. We ordered drinks and wanted... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Bella looks unassuming from the outside, but provides an excellent experience all around. The menu is a combination of tried and true Italian classics mixed with some adventurous options. The wine list is also extensive and excellent. Beyond the great food, the service here is really outstanding. I have always been treated warmly and attentively here, and am often offered... More 

Thank Conor D
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Another satisfying dinner at a neighborhood treasure. The large bowl of vegetable minestrone was very savory and filling. We enjoyed two of the specials; a mixed meat ragu over broad noodles and a pork "Osso Buco" style sauce over thin noodles. We arrived to a packed, and very noisy, house at 9:30 PM on a Saturday evening, but as we... More 

Thank jrftrav16
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A fantastic experience and meal. The service and food were incredible. The personal attention, menu suggestions, and overall experience made this one of my most favorite visits of all time. Exceptional value to boot. My gratuity base starts out at 20% and adjusts based on experience. This is the first time I've ever gotten to 50%! Strongly recommended.

Thank Jeffery241
Grants Pass, Oregon
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167 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this lovely restaurant by chance and were happily surprised. There was a nice buzz of activity. Service was excellent. My wife was exceptionally impressed with the hanger steak. My lasagna was quite good. Our friends were also pleased with their choices. Very nice!

Thank Tom B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3854 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118-3211
    (3rd Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Muni 38 Geary bus
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-221-0305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?