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Puccini & Pinetti

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Union Square
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129 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2109 (Cyrill Magnin)
+1 415-392-5500
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I thought the food was very good at this place. We had appetizers for the table - bruschetta (yum!), calamari (very good). I had the arugula salad with chicken. This was a very good salad - the blood oranges on the salad were delicious.

Thank Michelle R
Ocean City, New Jersey
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Found the place by accident near our hotel. Had a great dinner. Hard to imagine raving about spaghetti and meatballs but it was that good. Not sure if they have multiple menus or not but we were given a dinner menu, which was fine for what we wanted. But I later noticed they were cranking out plenty of pizzas from... More 

Thank ehm1217
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate at Puccini and Pinetti two nights in a row on our visit. Menu is great in that you don't get lost in 27 pages of what in the world to eat decisions. Wonderful appetizers, salads, pastas, and main dishes. Chicken Masala was pretty tasty and finished it off with strawberry cheese cake...that went down real well. Service is... More 

Thank tanddnewgent
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was staying at the Parc 55 and wanted somewhere walkable for happy hour. I spotted Puccini & Pinetti when we walked past it earlier in the week and decided to go back and check it out. I sat at the bar and had a great time! One of the bar managers, Z, was working and made me the best... More 

Thank Erica B
Esher, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have been staying at Parc 55 hotel for the past two nights and came for happy hour. We were served by Ryan behind the bar who was charming, friendly and very attentive to our needs, especially having had a pretty traumatic day being stuck in our lift for 2 hours during the city power cut! We... More 

Thank Lulu T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing! First off, I would consider this on the lower end of fine dining. I say that because you could get away with wearing jeans and a nice shirt to this place. The atmosphere is nice, but not ritzy. It is clean, and the service is excellent. Now onto the important part; FOOD. My friend had the... More 

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new jersey
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118 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reviews of Puccini & Pinetti are so interesting, and despite them.....we did eat here during a recent trip. We wanted Italian food and needed a restaurant near the Hilton, so Puccini & Pinetti fit the bill. The inside of the restaurant reminded me of a coffee shop/diner, but the noise level was manageable. Our waiter seemed to be covering... More 

Thank na07950
Birmingham, Alabama
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133 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went as part of a large group, with one of three menu choices for our group. Spaghetti with meatballs were very good, as was the mushroom risotto (very toothy). Salmon was good. Tiramisu excellent.

Thank ALChemProf
Putney, Australia
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Needed a quick dinner before heading to airport. Chose from ala carte menu but sat at the bar. Spinach salad was good. Wine good. Pleasurable.

Thank Anthony C
Milford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent dishes! It was so good, we went there twice during a short stay in the area! Chicken Marsala, Short Ribs, Chocolate Lava cake and Crème Brulee were great!

Thank kjt291

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2109
    (Cyrill Magnin)
  • Public Transportation: One block from Powell Street Cable Car line, Muni bart, F line and many busses.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-392-5500
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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