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Feb 27, 2009 12:34 PM

Best Italian in North Beach for a group of 6???

Can you help? I'm trying to find a great Italian restaurant in North Beach for a party of 6. I will be treating, so i'd like it to be reasonable in price as well. Any suggestions? thanks

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  1. If you provide more information, you may get more focused responses. For instance, I have no idea what you consider a reasonable price. Nor is it clear if you'd like a particular type of Italian.

    I'm going to Ristorante Ideale tonight, which serves great Roman food and is, I think, reasonably priced.

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    1. re: Jeff


      1315 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

    2. I go regularly to meet friends at Capp's Corner in North Beach for cocktails & cheap dependable family-style Italian food. It's not a high-falutin' gourmet treat but I've never had a bad meal there and i always have a good time. Lately I've been drinking Manhattans (their glass wine is okay too, nothing remarkable, but well-priced) and having Italian sausages with peppers and polenta. My friends usually have the Petrale Sole or New York steak. It's convivial and doesn't break the bank.

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      1. re: plainfood


        Capp's Corner
        1600 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94133

      2. I'm a fan of Panta Rei - it looks suspiciously slick from outside, but their game+pasta dishes (cinghiale, duck sugo) are the best I've had in the bay area. OpenTable-able too.

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        1. re: calvarez

          Panta Rei link

          Panta Rei Cafe
          431 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133

          1. We had a group of about 12 las year at E Tutto Qua and it was excellent.
   Very good food, great service.
            270 Columbus

            We ate at Figaro 2 weeks ago and had a great meal. I had Risotto with Beef Ragu and DH had lobster ravioli with Meyer Lemon sauce. Both were very good. We ate early [6 ish] midweek and it was pretty empty. Got busier as we left. Good service too.

            Figaro Ristorante
            414 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

            E Tutto Qua
            270 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133