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“Dungeness Crab”
Review of Nonna Rose

Nonna Rose
Ranked #2,685 of 5,711 Restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
Rochester Hills, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
217 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Dungeness Crab”
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Nonna Rose is in a good location; at Fisherman's Wharf. The setting is beautiful and I'm sure the food is delicious overall. I had the Dungeness crab, wharf style as the server recommended. If you LOVE seafood, this is probably a great place.

Visited March 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great Crab & Chowder”
Reviewed 2 November 2012 via mobile

Just arrived in SFO. Checked in to hotel in downtown. Now what to do for the afternoon. If not in a hurry, take the famous cable car to Fisherman's Wharf. $6.00. Worth the fee.
You can easily spend a couple of days exploring this location, but to the task at hand. Eat!
A row of obviously popular eatery's beckon , we picked one.
Nonna Rose Trattoria , signs say it has been here a long long time, so perhaps this = Good!
Manager at the door, welcomes & seats us, some tables have limited harbor view.
Water arrives immediately! Server offers suggestions/explains menu options.
We settle for the Wharf Crab with fish chowder as a choice of starter over the salad . Good choice. I would come back just for the chowder any time.good, Great, excellent all describe it. Generous sour dough bread for nipping & dipping as you please.
The Crab: we split one, as we were satisfying our need to taste more than hunger. It was plenty to share.
Crab was great, bib, tools & weapons provided to do battle , butter for dipping, Lemon to drizzle to taste.
A full bar offers, wine, other drinks and a selection of bottle & draft beers.
Blue Moon in draft was our choice.
All in all. A rating of 4. Nothing wrong at all, just not a 5. Not that kind of place, but definitely worth a second trip!

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Carnelian Bay, Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“this review is for the sidewalk service.........”
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Calamari were gross and greasy, chowder was thick as glue, and the service was rude. Worst of all no one seemed to be bussing the sidewalk counter where you stand and eat. Really disgusting. Way overpriced as well.

  • Visited August 2012
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Not bad”
Reviewed 28 February 2012

I really liked it. It's straight forward, simple and honestly really nice food. The people are kind and attentive.

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London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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“To be avoided”
Reviewed 7 June 2011

The food was not too bad. Nothing to write home about, but the service was awful.
Our waiter did what he could but they were understaffed and some of the waiters were sulking.
Don't waste your cash.

  • Visited May 2011
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