Openings

Check Out the Menu and a Few Dish Pics at Leopold’s, Now Open

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Beef short ribs with pappardelle.

And another official opening to announce today: Leopold’s (2400 Polk Street) the Austrian-Italian focused restaurant in the former Antica Trattoria space, is now officially open to the public after a couple of weeks of soft-opening action. They have a Facebook page, and via an informant we now have a slightly fuzzy version of the menu for you. As you can see it’s got a few straightforward, Germanic dishes like schnitzel, as well as a number of simple pastas and salads — not to mention pork trotters.

The Scoop reports that they’re open seven days a week, starting at 5:30, and that the venture is “the brainchild of Albert and Klaus Rainer, brothers who made their names at Hyde Street Cafe back in the day.” The Rainers more recently have been running Café Metropol in the FiDi, and at Leopold’s they’re paying tribute to their own Austrian-Italian heritage, and curing their own charcuterie to boot.

Leopold’s - 2400 Polk Street, at Union - 415.474.2000 - Open Sunday through Thursday, 5:30 to 10 p.m., and until midnight Friday and Saturday

Leopold’s brings Alpine flair to Polk Street and Russian Hill [Scoop]
Earlier: Antica Trattoria Bids Arrivederci [Grub Street]

Check Out the Menu and a Few Dish Pics at Leopold’s, Now Open