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Albona Ristorante Istriano

545 Francisco San Francisco, CA 94133 | North Beach/ Chinatown | 415-441-1040

Location Description:

The only restaurant on the West Coast featuring the cooking of Istria, an area at the top of Italy whose culinary influences include Austria, Hungary, and Yugoslavia, as well as Rome and Venice. You'll see pork stuffed with sauerkraut as well as rabbit in agrodolce sauce. The dining room is snug and pleasingly old-fashioned. And it's perhaps the only restaurant in San Francisco to offer free valet parking, no small thing in its North Beach neighborhood.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): European, Italian
  • Hours: Tue-Sat 5pm-10pm
  • Price: $$$$
  • Serving: Dinner
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Accepted, Online Reservations Available
  • Parking: Street, Valet
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, Diners Club, cash
  • Extra Info: Muni: 15.
  • Features: Family Style, Private Party
  • Other Locations:

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