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Americano Restaurant and Bar

Certificate of Excellence
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8 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1227 (Embarcadero)
+1 415-278-3777
06:30 - 22:30
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Sun 07:30 - 11:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 22:30
Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Met a few girlfriends for drinks at the bar while traveling in the City. A beautiful setting. Ordered a Perfect Manhattan (both sweet and dry vermouth) and asked for a Marasca cherry garnish (Luxardo maraschino) instead of a lemon twist/peel. Got an eye roll and a derisive mutter under the breath from the bartender...in front of my friends. Regardless of... More 

Thank MTL-VA
San Francisco, California
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663 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Met my friend here for drinks after work. The setting on the Embarcadero is nice. The drink experience is otherwise mundane in every way. I would go to Ozumo or Perry's another time, tho' you can sit outside here.

Thank Yog-Sothoth
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I couldn't believe it. We actually landed at Americano Restaurant and Bar by accident, intending to eat elsewhere. Fate was on out side. The food was absolutely heaven. We had the Nashville Fried Chicken and OMG what a treat. The service was excellent and the owner actually walked us out. I would definitely eat here the,next time we're in Nashville.

Thank TammyKNC
Sonoma County, CA
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210 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Avocado toast and a sunny side up eggs or yogurt and fruit. Husband had eggs Benedict and was very happy. They make a nice chai too.

Thank Kelleyanne
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Business travel takes me to the area and Americano is my go-to spot. The food is good not great, but the ambiance is good and the patio is great. The key is the relative value. When I've hosted client dinners with 10+ attendees, saving $10/head makes a difference.

Thank James R
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159 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We came for a business dinner while I was in town. I had the gnocchi which was delicious and everyone had empty plates and rave reviews of the food when we finished. My only complaint was that the restaurant was too loud and it was hard to hear the folks at my table. Atmosphere was interesting especially with the paintings... More 

Thank Gina C
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126 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

First off, perfect coffee!!! Dark and delicious, and excellent espresso drinks! Bacon and toast and eggs were SO incredible!!! I rarely enjoy breakfast so much as I (we) enjoyed this one! Very good service, especially the hostess with her bright and cheery yellow blouse which matched her smile!

Thank travelerfood
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Breakfast only review. A popular place with hotel guests and business travelers, within the setting of the Ferry building. Good coffee and plentiful, tasty breakfast foods.

Thank goalee111
Paris, France
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

efficient staff, fresh fruits and good coffee ! i stayed there for one night and appreciated it a lot

Thank vincenParis_France
New City, New York
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Outdoor space on the water in San Francisco, with long tables, makes it a great spot to meet for drinks with co-workers. Appetizers and pizza were delicious, better than expected, were good editions to the generous tequila shots our celebratory group gulped down. Festive and fun, I'll go again.

Thank shw84w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$40
American, Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1227
  • Public Transportation: Muni F line will deliver you to the back of the hotel Two block walk from Embarcadero MUNI/BART station ( walk East on Market and make a right on Steurat Street then left on Mission. Hotel Vitale is on the corner.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-278-3777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoMa

Neighbourhood Profile
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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