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Cafe Zoetrope

) #275 of 4,533 Restaurants in San Francisco €€ - €€€ Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
916 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5107
+1 415-291-1700
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (43 reviews)
“muffaletta” (5 reviews)
“spaghetti” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
916 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5107
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food and service are excellent here. Charming, cozy restaurant with the walls covered with Francis Ford Coppola (FFC) movie memorabilia and interesting collectibles. The pasta is made to order and it is made the way FFC mother made it for him. I highly recommend...More

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trip Advisor says it is closed Monday's but it is open. The restaurant is in a unique building and is decorated with Coppala memorabilia. I ordered the special Lamb and it was fall off the bone Great! I would recommend the tiramisu for dessert.

Thank ScienceguyofTN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here whist visiting San Francisco, we didn't book, just walked in. The food and service are both very good and prompt. Great choice on the menu of food, not just Pizza's

Thank TheHonestJoker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the menu is compact each and every dish is first class ! The Spaghetti and meatballs are fantastic and the service is second to none. Try one of the Coppola wines - grown locally in the Napa Valley.

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Great italian food served in a funky building with good service, it doesn't get any better. The menu is comprehensive portion sizes are just right and the ambience is quite cool particularly as you're sitting in a famous film directions restaurant! Its worth a visit

Thank Martin2206
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We came on a Sunday lunchtime , having visited City Lights bookstore nearby. Exterior and interior are beautiful and filled with Coppola memorabilia. Excellent friendly service . A short but excellent Italian menu. We had previously checked the website; a dish which my wife was...More

Thank SteveHutchison
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is Francis Ford Coppola's restaurant I believe. Fantastic architecture. Good service, excellent food and efficient service and very reasonable. I was in San Francisco for four nights and I ate there twice.

Thank anorth52
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We went here twice for lunch. The Caprese salad is to die for, but while not on the official menu, they will make it for you. The ambiance is cool - a small place in a flatiron building near Little Italy and Chinatown in San...More

Thank annie a
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A rally French, better Parisan impression ... nice to sit outside in the sun, enjoying an iced cappuccino- friendly service. also ... it is a beautiful building where this cafe is in!

Thank Matthias F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great old building Gives the restaurant and cozy urban feel. We ordered a pizza that came with a selection of antipasto items on the side for the toppings. It was a little odd and we not order it again, but we misunderstood the waitress. I...More

Thank dhavery
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Betty E
19 November 2016|
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Response from LaSenora8484 | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't. In San Francisco you don't usually have a car. We walked from California and Stockton. It' s not hilly over there and it close to the financial district.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 916 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5107
    (Columbus Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-291-1700
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