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Locanda

557 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1114
+1 415-863-6800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fried olives” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
557 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1114
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 22 August 2017

I've had better Italian food, but the dishes here are a bit creative, the atmosphere is very inviting and casual, and the neighborhood is really cool. Also, it's not that expensive. Get the grilled corn and the lamb meatballs.

Thank Aristotle P
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had the waiter fill the tables with a variety of entrees to share. All beautiful. Crumbed olives with cheese were a standout. The mains that followed were equally as good including mouthwatering steak and duck that was unbelievably tender. Would definitely highly recommend. Also...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

First off, the food is amazing and that's the point of coming here. A great atmosphere too. Food service was perfect. BUT we booked a table for 8pm and weren't seated for 25 minutes. I wouldn't have minded but the hostess had ignored us for...More

Thank jgold261
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We were celebrating our son and his fiancée and their new engagement. Our son picked the Italian restaurant because it had good reviews. I like an Italian restaurant with ambience. This had none. It was better that we were in the back because it was...More

Thank fancythis72
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Locanda is the BEST!! They are my favorite Italian restaurant in SF. I’ve eaten dinner there 3 times so far, and food, drinks, service, ambiance and location, I love everything about them. (This review is only for dinner because I’ve never tried their brunch.) Antipasti,...More

Thank Sunshine_Akiko
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

A little spendy, but delicious. The showstopper was the incredible service! We enjoyed ourselves immensely and felt very spoiled. Love it!

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

YES. Definitly need to try this place. I've been there later night, and I've been there during "normal" dinner hours and it's been great each and everytime. Some of the best pasta in the City - and that's saying a lot in this town.

Thank Hooman A
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

They usually have an Italian menu but their brunch menu is a little more "Californian". Food is uniformly good, nice brunch selection and well size portions. Selection of appertifs is pretty amazing!

Thank SometimesFlyer
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The best thing about this restaurant was the cocktails. All of the food was just okay. The menu items sounded more appealing than they actually were.

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The food was great - I had the tortelli with trumpet mushrooms and pine nuts. I have a food allergy and I was impressed that our waitress went out her way to make sure all foods were "safe" for me. My friend had the lamb...More

Thank PeripatetiPat
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 557 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1114
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-863-6800
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