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La Ciccia

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$$ - $$$
Noe Valley
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291 30th St, San Francisco, CA 94131-2454 (Church)
+1 415-550-8114
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Virginia Beach
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Only rave reviews for this little eatery in Noe Valley. Start with the Sardinian flat bread and olives. Wash it down with a glass of Sardinian white wine. Move on to the house made burrata and arugula. Then enjoy the squid ink pasta with citrus or the whole prawns. Finish the feast with a gelato assortment or a plate of... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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104 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This place was really buzzing, and I can see why. Our table was not the best - at the very back - where it was dark and near the washrooms. But we went for the food and not the table location. From the starters we especially enjoyed the octopus which was literally swimming in a hearty and spicy tomato sauce.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Ive been here several times and I actually think it was better years before. I'm not sure if ownership (or kitchen staff) has changed but the food is not as good as it was in the past.......flavors are off and seem "Americanized". Too bad because authentic Italian restaurants are getting harder and harder to find.

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Thank Lucia C
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176 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I have been to this restaurant a few times in the past, it is often impossible to get a reservation, because so many people enjoy the delicious flavors of Sardinia that the chef serves each night. The space is small with a few bar seats available. The emphasis is on seafood but this night two of my friends ordered the... More 

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wales
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158 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The best dinner we had over a week in SF. Exceptional no compromise Sardinian restaurant - e.g. calamari in red wine, rosemary, cloves! Deserves the plaudits on the wine list. Staff all very knowledgeable, friendly, discreet timely. Lovely to have the Italian proprietor couple there. Intimate, informal, not noisy, neighbourhood place - lucky Bernal Heights. Portions are very generous, we... More 

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Hillsborough, California, United States
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We went to La Ciccia with 2 friends. It is a small restaurant and difficult to get a reservation. The food is wonderful! The service is excellent. I know little about Sardinian cuisine but would love to go back to La Ciccia again.

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It is probably a great thing for locals this place has a #99 ranking in SF. It is hand-down one of top Italian SF has to offer. First off the proprietors are lovely. They consistently put out amazing food and it is a consistent go-to place for us for any special occasion or any reason at all if we want... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is the place. Thoughtful, Caring, Authentic food. Spectacular wine list! People in America are beginning to understand the value of "authentic" in their dining experiences. If you want to know what it is like to eat in Sardinia, GO EAT HERE.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is an ideal quaint "off the downtown jaunt" wonderful Sardinian cafe. Fits in perfectly with the idyllic San Francisco ambiance in suburban type setting. Servers all wonderful. We met the chef near end of night. He has innumerable ways he prepares his dishes. All excellent. Full of flavor and zest. The octopus hands down the best. We wished we... More 

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Hoboken, NJ
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195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Overall, quite good. A smallish neighborhood place serving Sardinian food. Limited menu and most everything was delicious although not always a WOW. Simple decoration. Cool service that didn't seem too eager to help.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 30th St, San Francisco, CA 94131-2454
    (Church)
  • Public Transportation: MUNI: J Church Metro and Bus #24
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Noe Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Noe Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-550-8114
Description
La Ciccia is a cozy and intimate restaurant located on the edge of Noe Valley. Husband and wife owners, Massimiliano Conti and Lorella Degan work together to take you to a culinary journey through the Italian island of Sardinia. The chef is committed to use the freshest and the most authentic ingredients from his native island, resulting in pungent, lively, flavorful food. The all Italian wine list,170 labels selection represent every Region with more than a quarter devote to Sardinia in order to pair the traditional earthy flavors as well seafood influence of Sardinia cuisine. La Ciccia is a tribute to Sardinia an experience not to be missed.

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