The country's first pinseria opened in SF in 2015, serving ancient Roman flatbreads made from a blend of rice, soy and wheat flour imported directly from Rome. Similar to pizza, but low-fat, low-calorie and easier to digest, it’s topped with classic pizza toppings such as tomato and mozzarella as well as enticing ingredients like artichokes, crispy guanciale and porcini mushrooms. Start your meal with a salad or a selection from their large list of Italian cheeses and cold cuts.
Excellent Italian restaurants in San Francisco can be found in every neighborhood—from the historic North Beach 'hood to the hip Mission District. The city offers a wide range of choices from classic Italian-American spots to upscale Michelin star restaurants and regionally focused eateries. Whether you want comforting pizza or pasta, a snack and a cocktail, or a multi-course meal with Italian wines, there are plenty of places where you can experience la dolce vita. Try the best Italian restaurants in San Francisco for delicate fresh pasta, cult pizza and authentic meat and fish dishes.
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