ALBONA, the first and only Istrian restaurant on the West Coast, boasts a cozy dining room bathed in a rosy glow, accented by the mahogany woodwork and reflected in the beveled mirrors. Intimate seating and background music add to the ambience. Albona Restaurant's uniqueness is derived from its distinctive roots in the European town of Albona, Istria, built on a high hill overlooking the gateway of the Adriatic Sea, sharing cultural and political soils with Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. The culinary infusions are mostly from the Italians, but also from the Austrians, Hungarians, Slavs, Spaniards, French, Jews, Greeks, and Turks. While cumin, pasta strudels, sauerkraut, etc. are usually not associated with Italian cuisine, in Istria they reflect the unusual dishes and recipes of that region. We can customize the Menus according to your preferences. The negotiable costs of the events are based on the number of guests, the days of the week, the selection of beverages, etc. We recommend that you pay us a visit to better acquaint you with the possibilities and that we can better serve you with a satisfactory proposal.
Spending a week in San Francisco with an active toddler can be quite interesting! We had the sincere pleasure of dining at Lottavo our last night in town. The food was absolutely wonderful, the staff is fabulous - we loved Marco - and they were kid
Italian comfort food at best. Great for groups.
Pastas, fish, meat course all reasonably priced with hearty generous portion. Service is always professional and friendly.
It is not touristy! They are all for fresh local produce :)
This is the most AMAZING restaurant. I went there and the mood was so romantic my boyfriend told me he loved me for the first time there. This was 4 years ago and I still can't forget the ambiance. Truly special.
This is an awesome place to eat in Cole Valley. The food is delicious and the portions are large. Great to share a few dishes with a partner or to take the leftovers home. You can make two meals out of the portions that they give you. The service has
I had the misfortune to eat (not dine) at the Maharani last night. My friends had booked the "Fantasy Room" for 7:00 PM on a Saturday. On arrival at 6:55 PM, we were shown to what only could be called a penalty box (waiting alcove), which immediately