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Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood

552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
+1 415-398-3181
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (639 reviews)
“sand dabs” (138 reviews)
“seafood” (507 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phenomenal food and service. Scallops, Chowder and Crap cappino where great. Highly recommend. Just a quick 15 min walk from Fishermans Wharf, great to take in the sites on the way

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely fresh seafood served in a friendly, neighbourhood style atmosphere. The staff was friendly and welcoming and so were the other people eating at the bar. The only thing that might bother you here is that it's a bit crowded when busy.

Thank Ioana503
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to make reservations for this excellent dining experience. On a side street in the Little Italy section of town this Italian eatery is one of San Francisco's finest. We had the raw Oysters, the Pasta Pomodoro, and the Cioppino

Thank csilerjr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met friends who were also in from out of town for dinner Tuesday night. Fortunately had a reservation. The place was packed. We all ordered the Cioppino and it was excellent. Cioppino is served for two in one big bowl to share. Everything you...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here last six years ago, first trip back to the beautiful city by the Bay would be incomplete without a trip to Sotto Mare. This time we decided on lunch instead of battling the lines at dinner....great idea, far easier to get in. The...More

Thank BCGolfer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten in some great places in San Francisco during our visit, but this one tops them all! I felt as if I were back in Italy! Entering the place you see noisy, crowded spaces and happy people. We did a reservation for 3...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting the city and followed a friends advice. Glad we did! The service was quick, friendly and lively. It was a cool experience to sit at the counter and watch the cooks work their magic. The restaurant (and seating area) is kind of narrow and...More

Thank Molly K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited about 45 min on a Friday night at 6:30ish. So we put our name on the wait list and enjoyed a drink an appetizer across the street at the Italian themed bar. We sat in a table for two practically in the entry way....More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my last stop in a recent San Francisco trip, and as I arrived, it was extremely busy - so I took that was an encouraging sign. I did call in to try to reserve a spot for myself, but they'll only reserve tables...More

1  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I cannot describe in plain words how much we enjoyed our entrees in this restaurant. Their pasta was loaded with seafood. For a very reasonable price. Seafood risotto was just as delicious. Two thumbs up from me and both of my friends I dine here...More

Thank Gabigabs
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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Karen W
14 November 2017|
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Response from Bellauno | Reviewed this property |
I think they will split a regular order for two persons, but I don’t think there are half orders. It’s very reasonably price and terrific.
12 August 2017|
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Response from Kathryn L | Reviewed this property |
No reservations for parties of three or less. 6pm is a good walk in time.
1 May 2017|
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Response from Darrin N | Reviewed this property |
There are several options all within walking distance of this restaurant. We ended up in a saloon that was 2 blocks last away that had some really fin blues bands playing. Once you find the restaurant, just walk around... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-3181
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