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L'Ottavo Ristorante

692 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1018
+1 415-922-3944
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (30 reviews)
“crab bisque” (9 reviews)
“puttanesca” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
692 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a slightly quieter pace in SF and like proper home cooked Italian feed come here. We had the lobster bisque and the lobster ravioli which were both Devine - wines not expensive and the house white was good too. Great...More

2  Thank DickieSC
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Having just arrived in SF and being very tired from a long day traveling we went looking for a restaurant not to far from the hotel we stumbled on L’Ottavo a good fine quite basic but a nice atmosphere, the service was good and friendly...More

1  Thank john m
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I slightly understand why this restaurant has 3.5 stars on Yelp. I didn't feel anything super unique about the place, but there's definitely nothing unpleasant about it. The people were nice and the food was good, but nothing special. The room was quite dark and...More

Thank Kaylin O
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Really helpful! Amazing service and fantastic food. I am a vegan, which was not a problem. I had a vegetable pasta which was excellent!

1  Thank Filippa A
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here as it was getting late and we were on our way back to our hotel... small place. Seats like 45 people. A threesome entered ahead of us, they had to wait for a larger table. There were twosome tables at the back;...More

1  Thank Two-BC-Travellers
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Cozy, intimate - loved this place! The homemade pasta was tender, flavorful, absolutely superb! Bread with dipping oil and sun dried tomatoes was delicious. Very nice wine selection. Excellent service, had an old school formality to it. Will come back here again anytime I'm in...More

1  Thank Deborah C
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited here recently as fancied Italian food. I had prawns with homemade pasta, 6 juicy prawns but way too much pasta, other diner had pasta and chicken in a tomato based sauce that was v bland. Bread served was warm and light.. dipped in oil.....More

Thank Pixie067
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Was recommended by the hotel we were staying at. I had the lobster and shrimp ravioli and husband had the lasagne. Both were amazing. The house bread was awesome too. Would definitely go back again.

1  Thank Becky R
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

We found this years ago when looking for a place to eat before a concert. We’ve returned many times since. Great food and nice wines from Italy and California. Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Four of us sought out L'Ottavo Ristorante Saturday night when we'd been unable to get reservations at the restaurant across the street from our hotel. Unassuming from the outside and nothing cutting edge about the interior, we were greeted by a friendly hostess and our...More

2  Thank 105Estate
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
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stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 692 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-922-3944
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