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“A converted chapel is a fitting location for a meal that'll turn Italian culinary purists into true believers in Cal-Italian cuisine.”
– Lonely Planet
"The beauty is in the details at elegant Acquerello, San Francisco's top contemporary Italian table."
"An exquisite wine list, a knowledgable waitstaff happy to recommend food-and-wine pairings, carved glass decanters, and fine linen set the stage for a truly memorable experience."
"Upon reflecting that this restaurant is housed in an old chapel, it seems perfectly fitting to drop to your knees and give thanks for this charming and inviting holy place." Full review
"Serving Italian fare unlike anything you'll find over the hill in North Beach, this celebrated, terracotta-toned restaurant welcomes polished crowds into its wood-beamed dining room."
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"Named for the watercolors that line the walls of this intimate former chapel, Acquerello offers cooking that is anything but delicate." Full review