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Delfina Restaurant



3621 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

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(415) 552-4055

Hours

  • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Monday: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Cuisine: Italian Restaurants


4.6 of 5.0 from 128 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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  • Ben B.The roast half chicken was delicious, while the boozy affogatto was a nice way to end the meal.

    55555 by Ben B.


  • Mehul AFood was ok, but not worth the price IMO

    22222 by Mehul A


  • Elizabeth B.Margherita pizza wow

    55555 by Elizabeth B.


  • Aman M.Get the panna pizza + sausage (made in house) and arugula for color...boom!

    55555 by Aman M.


  • SFistThe always perfect and comforting pork sugo served over pappardelle is available most times of year, sometimes made with duck, is soulful Italian food at its best — simple but deeply satisfying.

    55555 by SFist


  • Natalie M.Stick to the cheaper pizza place. The food is good here but the pizza is the way to go. They need to start servong the pizza on the restaurant side!!

    55555 by Natalie M.


  • Reserve AOne of the antipasti available on Delfina’s Italian trattoria menu, freshly grilled Monterey Bay calamari are right at home on a bed of warm, white bean salad.

    55555 by Reserve A


  • Scott SoenenThe chicken was delicious

    55555 by Scott Soenen


  • Jeff MelnykDelicious. It's all about the pasta.

    55555 by Jeff Melnyk


  • EaterDelfina's Cal-Ital fare pleases picky parents and fawning foodies alike, and Pizzeria Delfina's pies are fresh, seasonal, and best enjoyed with a glass of rosé on the sidewalk.

    55555 by Eater


  • Hiroko S★★★ 美味しいイタリアン。至って普通に美味しいです。 BI-LITEから徒歩30秒なので一緒に視察するのにいいかも

    55555 by Hiroko S


  • Reserve ASatisfy your sweet tooth at Delfina in San Francisco with its creamy Bourbon Vanilla Panna Cotta topped with Seville orange caramel.

    55555 by Reserve A


  • naveenloved every dish here at dinner - start with all the vegetables; order a lot of the spaghetti for your table.

    55555 by naveen


  • Reserve AThe pappardelle is fresh ribbon-like noodles with Berkshire pork “sugo” (a.k.a. savory meat sauce) are melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

    55555 by Reserve A


  • Christian F.Great value. Great food.

    55555 by Christian F.


  • Joshua HaftelI come here for the spaghetti.

    55555 by Joshua Haftel


  • Vivian CGnocchi was good

    33333 by Vivian C


  • Mikahla VicinoChicken agnalotti was A+.

    22222 by Mikahla Vicino


  • Jono S.Bread. Nuff said

    55555 by Jono S.


  • Chefs Feed"Their combination of buttermilk and cream is to die for. The panna cotta flavors and fruit accompaniments are constantly changing, but this dessert is always amazing." Chef Emily Luchetti

    55555 by Chefs Feed


  • Andres P.The spaghetti with tomato sauce is amazing

    55555 by Andres P.


  • Jonathan S.Amazing steak.

    55555 by Jonathan S.


  • Paul FarrellGreat pizza. Tried the broccoli option. 👊🏻

    55555 by Paul Farrell


  • Helen Z.Always save room for dessert. The panna cotta is still the best in the city.

    55555 by Helen Z.


  • Jose Antonio T.Pork Sugo with Pappardelle. Must!

    55555 by Jose Antonio T.


  • Iris H.Tripe is yum!!

    55555 by Iris H.


  • Jake B.they occasionally have a shortrib cappelletti special and it's probably my girlfriend's favorite dish of all time

    55555 by Jake B.


  • Bommy ChaSpaghetti is indeed delicious but the whole shebang is expensive. Good place to take parents and/or out-of-towners.

    55555 by Bommy Cha


  • Amanda A.Pappardelle + duck! The sauce was rich and the pieces of duck were tender

    55555 by Amanda A.


  • Cassandra LightSparkling was fab

    55555 by Cassandra Light


  • Marshall S.7x7 recommends the Panna Cotta

    55555 by Marshall S.


  • Marina MarescaWjthbwine pairings

    55555 by Marina Maresca


  • Connor H.Meatball mania

    55555 by Connor H.


  • Chad B.I'm not a big mashed potato fan but their mashed potatoes are to die for.

    55555 by Chad B.


  • EaterDelfina's Cal-Ital fare pleases picky parents and fawning foodies alike, and Pizzeria Delfina's pies are fresh, seasonal, and best enjoyed with a glass of rosé on the sidewalk as the world passes by.

    55555 by Eater


  • Jessica S.Thrillist says to get the Mint tagliatelle

    33333 by Jessica S.


  • ruth buzziPeople say it is pricy and staff has bad attitude, well yes pricy but you pay for what you get, great place and very knowledgeable staff, Kudos Delfina.

    55555 by ruth buzzi


  • Varun S.I'm eating by myself. This gnocchi with duck ragout came out. I put my phone away and just enjoyed it. It was beyond wonderful #dipset

    33333 by Varun S.


  • Varun S.The heirloom tomato salad (with fresh mozzarella, arugula and olive oil) is one of the most delicious things I've ever eaten.

    55555 by Varun S.


  • Holger L.Get the cherry pie with marinated cherry tomatoes when it's on the menu and in season. Amazing!

    55555 by Holger L.


  • AFAR MediaThere's nothing more San Fransisco (or hipster) than buying a margharita (with pepperoni) & taking it to Dolores Park for some prime people watching. Don't forget the chilli flakes!

    55555 by AFAR Media


  • Sandy C.Everything

    55555 by Sandy C.


  • SFistDelfina has become an anchor of the 18th Street gourmet ghetto, and one of the most respected and consistently wonderful Italian restaurants in the country. Don't miss their vegetable contorni.

    55555 by SFist


  • SFGateSpecialties: Spaghetti with plum tomatoes, garlic and olive oil; pappardelle with pork sugo; wild nettle ravioli; roast chicken; buttermilk panna cotta.

    55555 by SFGate


  • Ann L.Order the anchovy antipasti + a side or the (free) Tartine bread. Consider option of dipping bread with the pool of olive oil or eating your anchovies with it too.

    33333 by Ann L.


  • Dilan CoyotziThe best meat balls i've eaten, don't go without eat them

    55555 by Dilan Coyotzi


  • José AyalaDefinitely, go for Italian pizza here. Roasted carrots for starter are delicious. Crowded but lovely

    55555 by José Ayala


  • Andy MatuschakLovely Italian food.

    55555 by Andy Matuschak


  • Shin MitsugiSimple but superbly-done spaghetti. The pork belly dish with octopus and Manila clams was really unique and amazing!

    55555 by Shin Mitsugi


  • Mo - Marco R.The Spaghetti ... So simple, but to die for!

    55555 by Mo - Marco R.


  • Sara B.Sooooooo good!!

    55555 by Sara B.


  • Heather B.Everything here is delicious and served with a smile!

    55555 by Heather B.


  • Adam CraigBe nice to your server they'll make sure you leave with a full belly and a smile

    55555 by Adam Craig


  • Joy SheafferOlive oil mashed potatoes

    33333 by Joy Sheaffer


  • Vanessa N.Tragically salty food.

    22222 by Vanessa N.


  • Abhishek G.Great burrata and spaghetti.

    55555 by Abhishek G.


  • Janna M.Totally overrated. Service was uninterested and food was good, but definitely not great

    22222 by Janna M.


  • Jose Costa J.Unfortunately I have to say I had a bad experience at Delfina tonight.Me and my girlfriend had to wait for over 20 min and waitress shoed up for us to order our food.Its a place I do not recommend.

    22222 by Jose Costa J.


  • Auburn S.Get the spaghetti or regret it.

    55555 by Auburn S.


  • Stef S.perfect pizza in the mission. also, try some seasonal veggies - maybe brussel sprouts!?!

    55555 by Stef S.


  • Sandra S.Gnoccho fritto with speck. Ftw.

    55555 by Sandra S.


  • Jessica R.Zagat 26. Cost $48. "simple and perfectly cooked" pastas and other "unfussy" but "divine" mains, matched by an "interesting wine list"

    55555 by Jessica R.


  • Heni H.Cozy restaurant, warm service

    55555 by Heni H.


  • DAN C.There is no greater joy in restaurant land. Sit back and allow delicious to flow over you...

    55555 by DAN C.


  • Sasa M.We had Rose'chicken and roasted pork. Both were pretty average, while grilled artichokes were delicious. However, in my opinion the place is overrated and is not worth the wait.

    55555 by Sasa M.


  • Megan SJerusalem Artichoke Soup (with entire artichokes, an be made vegan) and Lamb Pie from the pizzeria.

    55555 by Megan S


  • HoffThe rosemary tagliatelle with duck ragu is life-changing. The rosemary is politely potent and creates an incredibly flavorful dish.

    55555 by Hoff


  • The Culinary Institute of AmericaWhether you pop into the Pizzeria Delfina for a piping hot slice or sit down next door for a leisurely meal, take a moment to learn more about the CIA, where Chef Craig Stoll got his start.

    55555 by The Culinary Institute of America


  • Adrian B.Try the pork sugo with pappardelle...#11 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2012!

    55555 by Adrian B.


  • Joy J.Don't leave without the Profiteroles

    33333 by Joy J.


  • jen l.Put your name on both lists - the restaurant and the pizzeria. The wait is redonkulous, but at least they let you order drinks and bring them outside to you.

    33333 by jen l.


  • Nabeel H.Takeout is the key.

    55555 by Nabeel H.


  • Mitch L.Best Italian spot in the Mission.

    55555 by Mitch L.


  • Jess C.The Mint Fettuccine was unlike any other pasta I've had before. It really balanced well with the mushrooms.

    55555 by Jess C.


  • Kat A.Végétarien pizza so yum, thin crust and tasty cheese so good!

    55555 by Kat A.


  • VEVOHeadlining Italian food

    33333 by VEVO


  • Chito P.Hi am here for the Tripe Alla Fiorentina, cause last time I got it this happen after *reenacts in front of waiter a Passover food coma* hiyoooooo!

    33333 by Chito P.


  • Denaya D.Yum! Everything is wonderful. You can't go wrong. (I personally love the homemade spaghetti.)

    55555 by Denaya D.


  • Akira L.The roast chicken. Best ever!

    55555 by Akira L.


  • Vee A.Try their Blood Orange Bellini.

    55555 by Vee A.


  • Rebecca S.Get the spaghetti.

    22222 by Rebecca S.


  • Burt H.Get the spaghetti or the roasted chicken, which are always on the menu and always perfect.

    55555 by Burt H.


  • Brian S.7x7's Big Eat 2012 says the pork sugo with pappardelle is delicious. Yum!

    55555 by Brian S.


  • Exclusive ResortsThis place has been open forever, but it has stood the test of time. Wonderful, fresh Italian, in a vibrant bistro setting. Parking is tough, so take a cab.

    55555 by Exclusive Resorts


  • Brett L.When you order bread, request that they only give you Tartine bread. (Note: Tartine bread is not available on Mondays)

    55555 by Brett L.


  • Brett L.You can't make a reservation on OpenTable, but you can make one on DelfinaSF.com. Highly recommended.

    55555 by Brett L.


  • Brad B.Everything was excellent. The Ribolitta was unique & tasty, the GRILLED calamari was perfect (and I'm usually not a huge calamari fan), and the spaghetti was some of the best I've had! Sit at the bar.

    55555 by Brad B.


  • Nicole M.Spaghetti is the way to go!

    55555 by Nicole M.


  • sean p.One of the best Italian places we've been to. it is very much worth the wait. after you put your name on the list, grab a glass of wine at the bar and sit outside on one of the benches.

    55555 by sean p.


  • Helen Z.Make sure you have reservations or you'll find yourself waiting for hours to get a table. Their panna cotta is to die for.

    55555 by Helen Z.


  • Keegan Y.Sit Back. Relax. And Enjoy.

    55555 by Keegan Y.


  • JackieOrder the Baked Bellwether Ricotta. It was a revelation in food for me.

    55555 by Jackie


  • Benjamin R.Leave a 1-Star review on Yelp and receive a FREE Appetizer.

    33333 by Benjamin R.


  • Danny N.Great place to be a hipster!

    55555 by Danny N.


  • Scion Advisor Manager M.Gnocchi, Gnocchi, Gnocchi!

    55555 by Scion Advisor Manager M.


  • Michelin Travel & LifestyleThe pastas here are really delicious, so make sure you try one. Better yet, come with a group and try several. - Inspector

    55555 by Michelin Travel & Lifestyle


  • Jeremy S.Stellar SF eats. The attached Pizzerai looks incredible too.

    55555 by Jeremy S.


  • Alexander G.Everything here is SO amazing ! :D Enjoy it & try everything.

    55555 by Alexander G.


  • Ramsey M.Get the spaghetti, calamari.

    33333 by Ramsey M.


  • Drake M.The roast chicken is probably the best on the west coast.

    55555 by Drake M.


  • Warren S.Squash blossom risotto was fantastic and the profiteroles for dessert were not too shabby!

    55555 by Warren S.


  • Samantha J.This place might have the best service you'll experience in a busy downtown eatery anywhere. And you're crazy if you forgot to try to the shot rib Cappalletti. It's to die for.

    55555 by Samantha J.


  • meganWhat's not to love? The spaghetti, grilled asparagus, hell even the bread is delicious. Enjoy!

    55555 by megan


  • SF WeeklySF Weekly's Best of Winner 2010 - Reader's Poll - BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT

    55555 by SF Weekly


  • Juan Camilo R.Get the Panna-cotta dessert is really good

    55555 by Juan Camilo R.


  • Vanessa G.Amazing food. Crappy parking. Cab it, but it's a must!!!

    55555 by Vanessa G.


  • BravoREALLY great food – listed as Italian but really seasonal, local, fresh and extremely well-executed. They have an adorable little pizza place right next door. -Monica Pope, Top Chef

    55555 by Bravo


  • EaterYou can make the argument that no restaurant in the last decade has changed the dining landscape quite like Delfina and its pizzeria offshoot next door. And that's a good thing. [Eater 38 Member]

    33333 by Eater


  • @A.G. Wine - iPhone/iPadGo with Abbazia’s Kerner (white wine, ‘Northeast’). Kerner, a cross bet. riesling & red grape schiava, is one of our faves, offering good acidity & supple fruit (think dry riesling w/ more structure).

    55555 by @A.G. Wine - iPhone/iPad


  • BravoOutstanding food, outstanding setting. A taste of San Francisco. -Tim Nugent, Top Chef Just Desserts

    55555 by Bravo


  • Ron K.The most important thing here is the tartin bread that you get with the butter when you sit Ask for it if you don't get it. Other than that , one of the best places to dine in SF in reasonable price

    55555 by Ron K.


  • Owen G.Great service. Packed house.

    55555 by Owen G.


  • Tyler M.you never know when a free glass of wine will be handed to you outside Delfina. For us it was about 11pm on a Friday night... cheers!

    33333 by Tyler M.


  • ViatorStaffSome of the best Italian food in SF, particularly for meat eaters. Well curated Italian wine list. Make a reservation well in advance.

    55555 by ViatorStaff


  • EpicuriousCraig Stoll cooks Italian food here through the lens of the Bay Area: hyperseasonal, locally sourced, and as primally satisfying as the home cooking of a Tuscan nonna. The panna cotta is legendary.

    55555 by Epicurious


  • Esther A.Mmm! Everything about this place was delish. The Quail was fantastic and the Panna Cotta dessert is a must try!

    55555 by Esther A.


  • Erin S.The asparagus, the sardines, the risotto.... oh god just order everything.

    33333 by Erin S.


  • Margaux Great spaghetti!

    55555 by Margaux


  • Robin AThe absolute best lamb chop of my life!!

    55555 by Robin A


  • elizabeth f.Great service, delicious food, nice atmosphere. The Brussel sprouts and short rib polenta was great!

    55555 by elizabeth f.


  • Kathy EYou can always get a table at 10pm. Best spaghetti in the city.

    55555 by Kathy E


  • 7x7 M.The pork sugo with pappardelle is delicious...it's #11 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010.

    55555 by 7x7 M.


  • Gina P.love. always delicious and cooked to perfection.

    55555 by Gina P.


  • valerie TTruffles tonight!

    55555 by valerie T


  • David EBook reservations 3 weeks in advance or wait for a place at the bar. Either is well worth it.

    55555 by David E


  • chris EThe calamari, the insalata di campo, the pasta dishes, the panna cotta.... so good.

    55555 by chris E


  • Lilia M.Too packed to get seated or get reservations? Head to Specchio.

    55555 by Lilia M.


  • chris EGet here when they open and you can get in with no reservation

    33333 by chris E


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