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The 10 Best Pasta Restaurants in San Francisco

Updated: March 5, 2021

Finding the finest San Francisco restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the top restaurants, we assessed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

Find the perfect restaurant

Flour + Water

Italian
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack

Italian · $16 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Bernal Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Fiorella -Clement

Pizza · $16 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Seven Hills

Italian · $25 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tony’s Pizza Napoletana

Italian · $24 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
San Francisco, Telegraph Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

AltoVino

Italian · $23 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
San Francisco, Nob Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

a Mano

Italian · $17 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
San Francisco, Hayes Valley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Zuni Café

American · $32 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Van Ness - Civic Center
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Venticello Ristorante

Italian
San Francisco, Nob Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Bambino’s Ristorante

Italian
San Francisco, Haight-Ashbury
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 31320 restaurants, and 1904 lists and articles from top sources like Only In Your State, Thrillist and TimeOut. Don’t bother looking for Only In Your State - 10 Italian restaurants that serve pasta to die for, Thrillist - The Absolute Best Italian Restaurants In San Francisco and TimeOut - The 10 best Italian restaurants in San Franciscowe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Pick your dollar sign

Know what prices to expect in every neighborhood. Deal-seekers will love the lower prices at Noe Valley, while those who love to splurge may enjoy what North Waterfront has to offer. Knowing the average price of 1 plate pasta will help you know what to expect next time you dine out.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 1 plate pasta# Pasta restaurants
North Waterfront$256
Russian Hill$229
Financial District$2119
Telegraph Hill$1926
Yerba Buena$178
Marina$177
Inner Richmond$175
Mission$1623
North Beach$1615
Noe Valley$146

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