Rocco's Ristorante Pizzeria
When Giovanni and Virginia Biale settled in San Francisco's Potrero Hill with their three sons in 1922, Giovanni kept his favorite Genoa traditions alive. This included making his own wine, which he'd often serve at family meals. When Prohibition hit, Giovanni secreted his bottles away along the craggy shoreline at Rockaway Beach—dipping into the stash when dining at his nearby vacation home.
Though he might not share this same rebel spirit, Giovanni's grandson Rocco Biale does share his passion for authenticity. At Rocco's Ristorante Pizzeria, he devotes himself to the traditions of Italian cooking and warm hospitality. He pays tribute to his grandfather's winemaking past by curating a list of vintages from Italy and California.
Amidst vintage Italian prints and photographs, diners dig into pasta dishes piled with imported noodles and housemade sauce. These house specialties are joined by pizzas draped with nearly 40 toppings.
97% of 229 customers recommend
“Love the food, great atmosphere whether we're on our own or when our 2 year old son is with us, very friendly and efficient servers, keep up the great work!”
“Very affordable, excellent pizza and most important kids friendly ”
“Definitely fun play, good food and reasonably priced.”
Rocco's Ristorante and Pizzeria
2909 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598