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San Francisco Office of Small Business
Legacy Business 2017-present
San Francisco Legacy Business Registry is open to businesses and nonprofits that are 30 years or older, have been nominated by a member of the Board of Supervisors or Mayor, and in a hearing before the Small Business Commission, prove that they have made a significant impact on the history or culture of their neighborhood.
SBA's 2018 Northern California family-owned small business of the year
"Tommaso’s is one of the oldest family-owned Italian restaurants in North Beach, and resides in a historical building on Kearny and Broadway. Tommaso’s Ristorante Italiano has been a staple in North Beach through many generations, and is often referred to as an 'institution.' Celebrities and San Francisco natives rub elbows with tourists every evening. Members of the community who have been eating at the restaurant since they were children are now bringing their own grandchildren. Many of their diners come at least once a week"