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Flour + Water

2401 Harrison Street @ 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110-2710
+1 415-826-7000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (116 reviews)
“agnolotti” (8 reviews)
“salumi board” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2401 Harrison Street @ 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110-2710
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend from SF recommended this place. We couldn't get a reservation but we heard they take walk-ins, so we arrived when it opened and were seated right away at the bar. The bartender was busy but responded to a hand wave and from then...More

Thank BuffCrone
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This place is incredibly cozy. Perfect for a date night. The staff was incredibly friendly and informative. We will definitely be back!!

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We rocked up on a Thursday night, no booking and kids. And they fitted us in. Staff amazing, food yummy, drinks great. What a find. Could not have been better. Cool crowd, far cooler than I, and felt relaxed. Go!

Thank Smallcar
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this restaurant! I try to return whenever possible. Here with a group of friends while on business. It's a very small, quaint, neighborhood restaurant. Reservations are highly needed! We started our meal with several small dishes including some roasted yellow beets, a...More

Thank docfoodie2013
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It's hard to get a reservation at Flour+Water. During a recent visit to the San Francisco area we tried several times on Open Table, and even for days in advance and it was always booked. On our second to last day we were able to...More

Thank AngelCherie914
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Two years ago on another trip to San Francisco, we tried to go to dinner at Flour + Water but could not wrangle a reservation. Instead we went to Central Kitchen, one of the chef's other restaurants. Although my husband declared there was nothing he...More

1  Thank MeSoko
Reviewed 20 March 2017

a little find in this district this bustling restaurant is great for their pizza! I loved the one we had with bone marrow. Really innovative and it worked. Would definitely recommend!

Thank JimmyShu-lin
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I think this restaurant is more hype then anything. The food is ok but it's not worth all the hype. The waiters are pretentious, "hipper than thou" Nuevo missionites" spilling with "tude" and the food is typical SF fair e.g. Tasty but done a million...More

Thank Lucia C
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Pastas are fresh and very tasty. A wide variety of very different and original pastas. Probably one of the best I have tasted outside of Italy. Portions are relatively small but very well prepared. Make sure to leave some space for the dessert.

Thank JoseNelson
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Our server, Maddy, made our dining experience so memorable. 3 of us shared three plates: duck tortelloni, roasted hen tagliatelle and the water buffalo bolognese as well as a margarita pizza with arugula, ALL of which were amazing. The experience is still making my heart...More

Thank chenoak6
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
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Do you have gluten-free options?
10 May 2016|
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Response from atte | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I truly don't know since we had delicious pasta & pizza, We didn't have to consider no gluten alternative. Enjoy the visit and I can assure a great night out in S F.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Harrison Street @ 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110-2710
    (20th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-826-7000
  • E-mail
Fresh house-made pasta, wood-fired pizza, house-cured meats. It’s all about simple and authentic Italian food rooted in the south, executed with skill, expertise and old world standards of care. The defining goal of the restaurant for its ambiance and style of service is to make everyone feel welcome. "We feel very strongly about creating a ‘come as you are’ atmosphere in the restaurant."
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