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Brindisi Cucina di Mare

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€€ - €€€
Financial District
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88 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802 (Pine & Kearny)
+1 415-593-8000
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Erie, Colorado
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We live in Denver and good ethnic food is not that easy to find. This is a charming small authentically good Italian restaurant. The carbonara and spaghetti with meatballs did not disappoint. My husband ordered the cioppino which was chock full of seafood. The Italian bread has some fantastic pesto served with it. Our waiter was prompt and courteous. Belden... More 

Thank MartyBrian
Alameda, California
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200 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a favorite where I meet friends in the business district of San Francisco. The food is always very fresh and good and the people that run the place are really nice. If you're into desserts, you'll definitely want to order one here.

Thank mackanna
New York
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived late in San Francisco on a Friday evening and was looking for a quick bite after long flight. Hotel recommended a place within easy walking distance. A stroke of luck, felt like I was I Milan. Sat near open kitchen, chef nearby and friendly. Authentic Italian cuisine, reasonably priced and cozy atmosphere. Will certainly be back. Incidentally, Belden Place... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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118 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This is a true Italian restaurant where you're expected to keep the table all night. Enjoying each other's company over food & wine is recommended. The food is AMAZING. I had the wild mushroom ravioli - exquisite. Very good wine list too. Don't forget a glass of Limoncello to finish the night. We sat outside and we're warm & cozy... More 

Thank Queenwondergirl
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We went here after a long day. We sat outside along the walk - the principal dining as inside appears to be small. The tap was broken but he waiter retrieved beers from a sister restaurant seeing out disappointment (my partner can't drink wine). When asked if the soup had scallops, the waiter said no, shrimp. But, wait, we can... More 

Thank Safety101
Shanghai, China
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great Italian place with excellent outside seating off the street but in a little alleyway. Great dishes for very reasonable price considering it's in the middle of the financial district. The outside seating has a cover just in case it rains or sprinkles. It's right next to Occidental cigar bar which is great for after dinner drinks and cigars. Definitely... More 

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West Hills, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

There was eight of us and we had a table outside in the alley. It was a closed off area in an alley way where the restaurants in that area have tables. It gave a great atmosphere of being somewhere other than a big city (fun). Everyone enjoyed their meals and the service was great. We had one mishap with... More 

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San Joaquin Valley California
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in an alley south of Kearny and Bush street. There are several restaurants to choose from. We had the veal scallopini with risotto and spinach and it was great. Paired it with a nice Sangiovese. Great choice in the alley.

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The restaurant is in an alley with half a dozen similar, so clearly there is competition. Booked online without any hassle, but was almost empty on arrival which was worrying. However, service was good and food absolutely top class. Seafood risotto was great and wife`s clam linguine apparently also top class. Would have been better with a few more people... More 

Thank Ron A
Mountain View
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

First, Brindisi is tucked away on Belden, which is this little alley with out about 5 restaurants that all have Italian style cafe patios. The atmosphere is awesome. It's hard to screw up a nice day in SF, but Brindisi really sets it off. It's a sit down place, but doesn't take all day, I was done in 35m. The... More 

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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$8 - US$30
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Belden Pl, San Francisco, CA 94104-2802
    (Pine & Kearny)
  • Public Transportation: Muni, Montgomery Bart Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-593-8000
Located on Belden Place in the heart of the financial district. Wonderful al fresco atmosphere, European Style. Unbeatable Italian Cuisine. The quintessential dinning experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Financial District

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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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