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Il Pollaio

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555 Columbus Ave San Francisco CA 94133
Phone
(415) 362-7727
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Business Hours

Status: Closed

Sunday
Closed
Monday
11:30am-9:00pm
Tuesday
11:30am-9:00pm
Wednesday
11:30am-9:00pm
Thursday
11:30am-9:00pm
Friday
11:30am-9:00pm
Saturday
11:30am-9:00pm

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Jose, the Italian-Argentinian owner of this local landmark, has dedicated himself to cooking chicken perfectly. Marinated in an ever-so-slightly tangy marinade and then grilled over heated rocks, not charcoal, the result is juicy and flavorful enough to keep the modest dining area crowded pretty much all the time. The chicken comes with a crisp green salad with Italian dressing, but you will...

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In the middle of North Beach tourist rip-off restaurants is this wedge-shaped Argentine shrine to chicken that is beloved by locals. For more than two decades the family run biz has been cranking out thousands of baskets of lemon-infused birds with crack-like addictiveness. Italian sausage, rabbit, lamb, and pork on the menu too, but a distant second to the bird. Salad and fries on the side, a...

A hidden North Beach gem, this lowbrow but high-quality eatery specializes in lick-your-fingers chicken.

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Easy to overlook amid the glut of sophisticated North Beach bistros, this triangle-shaped spot offers informal eating at its finest. The name means ""chicken coop"" in Italian,...

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I had the good fortune to be introduced to Il Pollaio recently by a friend who was picking up take out. One look at and a sniff of the chicken she was getting and I did the same. This is beyond 5-star chicken~~~and picky doesn't begin to describe me, It's the level of goodness that you might travel to …

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I must have walked right by this rather unassuming gem a good three or four times during my first day in SF. Little did I know that a dear friend would bring me here later on that evening for my first dinner in town. I spent some time after college traveling around South America, having tried all different …

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Il Pollaio can be found at Columbus Ave 555. The following is offered: Fast Food. The entry is present with us since Sep 9, 2010 and was last updated on Nov 14, 2013. In San Francisco there are 113 other Fast Food. An overview can be found here.

This place serves patrons Italian and Argentinean dishes. Expect the average entrée to cost $8 to $12, and go dressed casual.

Atmosphere: Table talk is no problem here - noise level is unobtrusive.

Eating & Drinking: Open for lunch and dinner.

Notable Mention: Being a good value for your dollar.

Details to Note: Reservations are not accepted. Entrances and walkways are wheelchair friendly....

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The Extras: For a spunky, delectable side dish, the marinated eggplant is surprisingly flavorful.

Where to Sit: Grab a table by the sliding glass doors, which are opened on warm afternoons, for some quality people-watching.

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