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Venticello Ristorante

1257 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1409
+1 415-922-2545
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (25 reviews)
“braised duck” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1257 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1409
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've enjoyed this lovely venue multiple times in the past, but things have changed. Our last visit was disappointing for all six in our party, starting with service, or lack of it. Two requests for water got no response. Our waiter poured 3 full glasses...More

Thank Petexyz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friend and I recently had lunch at this restaurant. It was on a Tuesday, which is the one day of the week they waive the corkage fee (we did take advantage). He started with the minestrone soup, which was fine and I started with...More

Thank irawine
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff ,efficient service ,good wine list, tasty meal , hand made pasta and gnocchi were cooked perfectly , nice ambience.

Thank seandowns
Reviewed 18 January 2018

There are two parts to this review. The first concerning food scored excellent. One of us had the fabulous pork chop while the other had the equally appealing rack of lamb. Clearly, this restaurant gets 5-out-of-5 as far as food is concerned. Service, unfortunately, was...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Arrived on time for 7:30 p.m. reservation. Were welcomed promptly, served efficiently. Food was fine. Five to six on a scale of 10. I had the paparrdelle with duck ragout. The pasta was cool, which was odd, but the ragout was very good. No big...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The service was great, food was excellent. The fettuccini was the best, but my wife's carbonara was also legit. On the appetizer side the shrimp was well done, but the meatballs were average.lively atmosphere that was not too loud

Thank jerome o
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We visited on a Monday and didn't have a reservation but we were accommodated with a nice table by the window. It was lovely to watch the tram pass by down the hill during the evening. Our waiter Christian was excellent. And the other staff...More

Thank Leila B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by good family friends. It is located in a lovely neighborhood in Nob Hill; walking is easy, but can be up hill. The menu was very lovely, and food was generally very solid. The seabass and porkchop were excellent;...More

Thank RenoTraveler03
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I was in San Francisco with a friend and had two people recommend Venticello this. (Neither was from the San Francisco area, neither knew each other, and both raved about it as a cute neighborhood Italian restaurant.) I decided that was a good sign so...More

Thank Sofia H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I came here with my family of 4 (2 older teens) our first night in SF and we had a great meal. We were able to walk here from our hotel which was nice. We were greeted warmly when we entered and seated right away...More

Thank Beth S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1257 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1409
  • Public Transportation: We are very close to the 1 California Bus Line and we are literally on the Hyde Street Cable Car Line.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-922-2545
  • E-mail
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