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Aperto Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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1434 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107-2802 (Connecticut)
+1 415-252-1625
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing. Spaghetti over cooked Cauliflower fritter was basically fried potato Never again

Thank cheppolette
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

A fabulous meal. Hands down, the best value restaurant in SF. The appetizer of baby beets, pesto, grilled toast points topped with olive oil and burrata cheese was to die for. The Tagliolini ‘Pepati’ with garlic, bacon, jalapeno, roasted tomato, arugula, butter, pecorino, grana is a MUST ORDER. Consistently one of the best "neighborhood" experiences in San Francisco. Go enjoy... More 

Thank Bob J
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167 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

In this up-and-coming district in SFO, several new restaurants have popped up. This classic Italian restaurant has high quality, fresh food. My pasta, had fresh tomatoes and roasted corn. Open air, great service. Highly recommend. Researching my latest book, "Cardiac Catch," and this was a good place to rest and write.

Thank AlexiVenice
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were staying in the neighborhood and ate at a number of restaurants on 18th. We had the pasta special spaghetti with clams. It was very good, lots of seafood and great flavor. We also had a dessert special which was very good as well. The service was friendly and attentive. The place was busy and the atmosphere was energetic... More 

Thank jengled
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Aperto offers a limited menu, but the food was quite tasty. Not much options for kids. The atmosphere is casual, but staff are very friendly and willing to help. Nice local spot on Potrero Hill.

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I ordered gorgonza cheese spinach salad, steel head trout and chocolate souffle.... sweet!! service was good and reasonable price

Thank wilfredo s
Johannesburg, South Africa
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Loved the fact that this is where the locals of Potrero Hill eat-out. The location itself is superb; those steep, windy roads and fabulous views are legendary. The food was very tasty, hearty and satisfying. Accompanied by a fine glass of Sauvignon Blanc, it made for a very pleasant experience. Our server was fun, laid-back and professional. The venue is... More 

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Lincoln, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Over experience was really good... Honestly, all the food was good.. We easily found a parking spot... Service was good.... The pastas were tasty.... Chicken was moist and hot... Timing was good.... We would go back...

Thank Will G
Carlsbad, California
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164 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Our party of six enjoyed a fabulous dinner. Great entrees, service, wines and deserts. It's small and intimate. A great experience.

Thank db7477
Chappaqua, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Aperto was recommended by a local as we trying to avoid a tourist dump --and she was spot on with this place. While a bit small (and therefore somewhat noisy), it was warm and inviting and a great place to just hang with friends or family. The menu was truly eclectic and has something for everyone. Personally, I had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1434 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107-2802
  • Public Transportation: 22 Fillmore
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-1625
Aperto restaurant is a small neighborhood Italian restaurant located in the heart of Potrero Hill.

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