Trattoria Volare Caffe / San Francisco

561 Columbus Ave at Union St. San Francisco 94133
Opening Hours
Sun 15:00 - 21:30
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 04:00 - 21:30
Sat 15:00 - 22:30
average 987 votes
Tips from the Net @ Trattoria Volare Caffe
Rita Hancock en
I bought a Groupon coupon and tried calling this restaurant, but the phone number didn't work. Thus, I couldn't make the reservation that the fine print required. I visited the restaurant's website and confirmed that Groupon had the right phone number for the restaurant, and I also confirmed that I dialed the number correctly. Thinking the restaurant might be closed, I contacted Groupon and was told that the restaurant was only TEMPORARILY closed and was supposed to re-open it's doors on 6/30/15. Well, this didn't make sense because I bought this Groupon in early July, AFTER the "re-opening" date. I actually suspect that the restaurant closed permanently, because any ORGANIZED restaurant would certainly update its phone number online! So, even though I didn't actually have the opportunity to eat there yet, I already don't like them for the chaos and inconvenience they caused me. Their offer should NOT be on Groupon if they're closed or if they changed their phone number and didn't publish the new number! I ended up just having Groupon cancel the order because of the annoyance factor. GooglePlace - July 2015
Nathan Beardmore en
Food is excellent, but they're misleading with drinks - they'll tempt you in with the promise of $4 cocktails, but then charge full price Foursquare - October 2014
Alison Brady en
Angus meatballs are fabulous. Foursquare - October 2014
steve maratta en
This establishment is run by real italians. It is authentic stuff, and is homemade. I think there are many such places in the immediate area. The guys at this place are polite and do a good job. I would visit there again. GooglePlace - October 2014
my name en
very slow, inattentive and uncaring service without any regard to quality customer service, poor and unprofessional attitude and smelled (bad body odor!). Food selection was very lacking and quality was very poor as shrimp and salmon were overcooked and quantity was a complete joke! I got 5 baby pre-cooked shrimp (previously frozen not fresh) thrown on a plate of butter sauce with a spoon full of mashed potatoes and veggies and no pasta for $22.50. Salmon was old and overcooked and farm raised and a 3 fork sized portion for $21.95. We had to purchase a third meal of pasta at $16.95 to avoid leaving hungry as the paid for side dish of pasta at $7.95 was ridiculously small. I asked for penne for both pasta dishes and got spaghetti! What kind of Italians are they here I wonder? Thank GOD for the discount voucher we had as this place is way over priced and even was so with the discount and we would never return and highly suggest to avoid this overrated restaurant and keep walking to better establishments nearby. GooglePlace - September 2014