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Bambino's Ristorante

945 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-4315
+1 415-731-1343
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (9 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
945 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-4315
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This old neighborhood restaurant is always good but never exceptional. The menu has been the same for years and it is a bit pricey for what you get but given the ambiance and location well worth it.

Thank AshishGuptasfo
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Surprisingly good neighborhood restaurant in a neighborhood with good restaurants. Family friendly, very nice service. Salads were unexpectedly big and very fresh. Pizza was good. Not trying to be nouvelle or cute, but better than most Italian themed restaurants. Very difficult parking in this whole...More

Thank worldtraveler52
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I had the blackened snapper with asparagus and rice. It was all very good. The snapper wasn't TOO blackened (meaning you could still taste the fish underneath) and the asparagus were cooked just right. No tough stems, not too mushy. I also had a glass...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Remember the restaurant that Olympia Dukakis went to in the movie "Moonstruck"? Banbino's is our local equivalent. It's the place you go when you want to be welcomed at the door, taken to your table and given first class service. If you bring children, they'll...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Bambino is a comfort place, like an old slipper or a warm night by the fireplace. But if you want innovation, or even to have the kitchen work with you, this restaurant is not for you. I've been going to Bambino's for over 15 years...More

1  Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Went for dinner. Three of us shared an arugula salad, a small thin crust vegetarian and a large pear and gorgonzola pizza. Service by Kris was super - attentive without being invasive. The perfect balance thanks Kris. Good value We had to take leftovers home

Thank Marion J
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Have been visiting this restaurant with local friends for many years ,each time we visit San Francisco we have at least one meal here Pizzas are really good as is the Veal dishes ,complimentary bread and olives delicious but beware meals are a good size...More

Thank margaretan116
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Food, the important thing when dining out, is good. I enjoyed a tasty dish of ravioli and a glass of wine. I sat at the bar, good choice! In general, the stuff is very warm. The owner can be a bit bossy and will feel...More

Thank jennifermico
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Warm and welcoming atmosphere? Check! Friendly staff who give excellent service? Check! Varied menu? Check? Caprese salad? Check! Great wines? Check! Cheeses, pastas, great quality meats? Check! And at the end of your meal the best warm Zabaglione you've ever tasted? Oh my... absolutely, freakin'...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

I live in the neighborhood and have had countless occasion venturing to Bambis for weekend brunch, lunch and dinner. I've never been disappointed. They've a robust menu without being too over the top. Fettuccine with spicy pesto is a favorite. I even ask for the...More

Thank Jeremy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-4315
    (Carl Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-731-1343
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