Italian. Covered in frescoes for an Italian villa vibe, Emporio Rulli Gran Caffe in San Francisco doesn't look too different from romantic street cafes that litter Northern Italy. Chef Angelino Aureliano, born and trained in Italy, crafts distinctive Italian cuisine prompting Esquire Magazine to claim in 2004 that Emporio Caffe is the best Italian restaurant to open in the US in years."
Emporio Rulli Gran Caffe feels like you’ve been transported to Italy. This Northern Italian restaurant, wine bar, pastry shop & café was built by master craftsmen in Italy and adorned with a ceiling fresco by famed Italian artist, Carlo Marchiori. In this incredible unique space, you can enjoy artisan pastries and Italian sandwiches (panini) during the day along with some of the finest wines Italy has to offer paired with an authentic Northern Italian dinner menu. Don’t miss Chef Rulli’s one of a kind dessert menu along with his house-roasted coffee, San Francisco’s finest. Gather at this corner caffe for a quick bite before heading to the Presidio Theater or for an after-movie coffee and dessert treat…or celebrate a milestone with friends and family. Emporio Rulli Gran Caffe is a great destination for a multitude of activities from casual gatherings with family and friends to formal dinner meetings or club outings.