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Bambino's Ristorante

945 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-4315
+1 415-731-1343
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
945 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-4315
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I popped into this cute little restaurant. I was craving pizza. We ordered the #1 Pepperoni, Salami, Sausage and Mushrooms. Everything about this pizza was excellent. You could taste that all the ingredients were very fresh! The crust was soft and so...More

Thank Chris Rodriguez K
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We met family and friends for breakfast on Sunday (one of our party had made a reservation for 9:30 am). We were the first in, and by the time we left the small place was filling up. Some of the customers looked like regulars, reading...More

Thank B_Pope
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed in San Francisco for 3 nights and ate here on 2 out of the 3 because we were so happy with the warm welcome, complimentary delicious bread and olives, great food and wine. The staff are so nice and friendly. Will definitely go back...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This old neighborhood restaurant is always good but never exceptional. The menu has been the same for years and it is a bit pricey for what you get but given the ambiance and location well worth it.

Thank AshishGuptasfo
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Surprisingly good neighborhood restaurant in a neighborhood with good restaurants. Family friendly, very nice service. Salads were unexpectedly big and very fresh. Pizza was good. Not trying to be nouvelle or cute, but better than most Italian themed restaurants. Very difficult parking in this whole...More

Thank worldtraveler52
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I had the blackened snapper with asparagus and rice. It was all very good. The snapper wasn't TOO blackened (meaning you could still taste the fish underneath) and the asparagus were cooked just right. No tough stems, not too mushy. I also had a glass...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Remember the restaurant that Olympia Dukakis went to in the movie "Moonstruck"? Banbino's is our local equivalent. It's the place you go when you want to be welcomed at the door, taken to your table and given first class service. If you bring children, they'll...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Bambino is a comfort place, like an old slipper or a warm night by the fireplace. But if you want innovation, or even to have the kitchen work with you, this restaurant is not for you. I've been going to Bambino's for over 15 years...More

1  Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Went for dinner. Three of us shared an arugula salad, a small thin crust vegetarian and a large pear and gorgonzola pizza. Service by Kris was super - attentive without being invasive. The perfect balance thanks Kris. Good value We had to take leftovers home

Thank Marion J
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Have been visiting this restaurant with local friends for many years ,each time we visit San Francisco we have at least one meal here Pizzas are really good as is the Veal dishes ,complimentary bread and olives delicious but beware meals are a good size...More

Thank margaretan116
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-4315
    (Carl Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-731-1343
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