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Incanto - CLOSED

1550 Church St, San Francisco, CA 94131-2048
+1 415-641-4500
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
6 Nov 2014
“Best Italian Food Outside Italy”
5 Mar 2014
“A Disappointment”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1550 Church St, San Francisco, CA 94131-2048
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2014

I'm not sure when Incanto closed - we dined there in September, 2013. The food is outstanding - Chef Cosentino cooks with an Italian soul and his crew is fabulous. Get adventuresome and try some of the "nasty bits" items - you won't be disappointed...More

1  Thank johnpullis
Reviewed 6 March 2014

This was the one restaurant I wanted to go to after watching Chris win Top Chef Masters. We were sadly very disappointed with our experience there. First it was difficult to get there, the lady I spoke to said take the Metro, I did tell...More

1  Thank Leigh B
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Incanto is one of my most reliable go-to places for great meals. They specialize in parts of the animal you might not normally find at a fancy restaurant. Don't be intimidated by names you don't know or bits you haven't tried; ask and the friendly...More

1  Thank Nicholas W
Reviewed 20 February 2014

This place it a lesson in loosening up and trying new things. Nothing is what you expect it to be, so you just have to let yourself be surprised. Note that the menu is largely based on pork, and there are a lot of dishes...More

Thank SupernovaSurvivor
Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

From hering to duck, squid sauce and stuff I have never heard of before (I am not a culinary expert) that'll make a person like me think "uh oh, will I like any of this". The answer is yes! The food is delectable, perfectly sized...More

1  Thank Alwaystraveling4work
Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

Fantastic menu, no steaks. Different flavor combinations when eaten together bite after bite is a explosion of flavor, each ingredient complimenting each other from appetizers to desserts, crazy deliciousness! Brilliant!

Thank BikerChickFoodie
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Quite a big restaurant with a large bar area. Very casual, stylish décor. Very busy and would advise pre booking especially at weekends. Menu is very different to the usual Italian and we asked our waiter for advice and suggestions which he was happy to...More

1  Thank frequentraveller_12
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We started with great wine, had several special appetizers, the special liver and onions for me with flavor galore and flam for desert. How could anyone ask for more? Very elegant but casual interior. Service was professional and kind. My wife and her cousin enjoyed...More

Thank HEH352
Reviewed 26 October 2013 via mobile

Wanted to try the restaurant for a long time...having seen Chris , The Chef, many times on TV , and being fascinated by his talents and personality, its a shame I waited for so long. So, asked if my boyfriend wanted an adventurous/fun birthday dinner,...More

Thank 209Elena
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Wow this place is great! This is not your ordinary boring Italian Restaurant. This place has lamb, tongue, pig belly fat spaghetti. It's an amazing place. The food and flavors are out of this world.

1  Thank Nora F
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1550 Church St, San Francisco, CA 94131-2048
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Noe Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Noe Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-641-4500
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