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Pacific Heights
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1911 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2706 (Between Bush & Pine)
+1 415-771-7779
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even though the name of the restaurant can mislead you in thinking it's not an authentic Italian restaurant, I'm telling you it is! It's totally worth going, the food is amazing, the environment is very cozy and the service was great.

Thank Flavia L
San Francisco
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch for 2 included: *Variations of cauliflower, egg yolk "bottarga" and frisée *red trout and roe, fingerling potato, green been, quail egg and pickled vinagrette *semolina gnocchi with rabbit sugo, marsala, garden kale and hedgehog mushrooms *tamworth pancetta wrapped bluefin tuna, smoked potato, mulled red cabbage and mushroom risotto *winter citrus granita with candied kumquat and warm biscotti A 2005... More 

Thank happywanderer71
Brussels, Belgium
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146 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend this restaurant but would caution this place is expensive! The place is small and atmospheric - only downside is that the tables are very close together although luckily we didn't have anyone next to us. We ordered the 5 course pasta tasting menu which was phenomenal and would be my no.1 recommendation to any pasta lovers. Every... More 

Thank Englishguy85
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic tasting menu... Great duck lasagna and impeccable wine. The space was tiny, so keep that in mind

Thank Frances A
Malmo, Sweden
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having heard good things about SPQR, it turned out not to be so impressive. Frankly speaking, the first course was a train wreck. In the bottom was cooked ham, smothered in various and too many things, not a happy combo at all. Things perked up with main course pasta, but not too much. Having sat at the kitchen bar for... More 

Thank Vaksan
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We arrive at SPQR on a lovely street for shopping. We are seated at a table next to the window. The restaurant has a great vibe. Our waitress was open to giving us recommendations which we took. We really enjoyed the grain salad which we highly recommend for entree. The the crab risotto and the mushroom cannelloni for main were... More 

Thank TheFamilyCrew
San Francisco
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Was with my hubby to try this 1-star Michelin restaurant in San Francisco's Fillmore area for dinner. We had a blast. They do have impressive Italian pasta. I am a fan of Italian cheese and they didn't disappoint me. The wait staff are knowledgeable with what the restaurant provides for from wine to pasta. It is a pricey place to... More 

Thank Suri E
Nutley, New Jersey, United States
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

3.25 I stumbled upon SPQR when I craving some good Italian food. The ambiance here is definitely great. The atmosphere feels upscale and the service was great. Upon sitting, I got the octopus appetizer that contained pistachio, chickpeas, and vegetables. The piece of octopus tasted pretty good. It had a nice texture and I was just wishing I had a... More 

Thank Nobel V
Irvine, California
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We wanted a fancy and delicious SF experience for a night away from the kids. Quite expensive and the food just didn't meet our level of expectation. The local and frequent diner at the table next to us explained that SPQR is always pretentious and earns that reputation. What came out on the plate wasn't exactly described well on the... More 

Thank Courtney C
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Family member with an amazing taste for food brought us to SPQR. 7 people total and we got to sit at the chef bar area. Every dish we tried was amazing. My hubby and I shared a cauliflower appetizer. It was so good. I had the pasta with uni and my hubby had the Meyer pasta with lemon. They were... More 

Thank Suzie K

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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$21 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1911 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2706
    (Between Bush & Pine)
  • Public Transportation: Muni 22 Fillmore, 3 Jackson, 38 Geary & 1 California.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-7779

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?