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2300 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2610 (Scott St.)
MUNI #30/30X on Chestnut at Scott; Lombard: MUNI #28, 43 & 76 + GG Transit
415-923-6464
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great pizza and atmosphere

After spending a few hour with the dog on the beach between the golden gate and Alkatraz lunch on the patio consisted of a tasty pizza washed down with a Couple of Anchor Steams like my hero Harry Bosch .Iwas a fun time

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Jerome J
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Casual Elegant
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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

After spending a few hour with the dog on the beach between the golden gate and Alkatraz lunch on the patio consisted of a tasty pizza washed down with a Couple of Anchor Steams like my hero Harry Bosch .Iwas a fun time

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had a good experience here, but not perfect. We took every opportunity to eat outside as we were happy to find such great temperature. The only problem is that our table was right besides a structure where every dog on the street stopped to pee... Yuck! I had a nice plate of fresh pasta (too small though) and my... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

When we walked in we were struck by how quiet it was. After spending a couple hours dining there, I'm shocked that it is ever quiet. The place is very attractive, the service is prompt and knowledgeable but the food is outstanding, particularly the house-made pastas. The wine list is a bit pricey, but sophisticated and values can be found.... More 

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Ohio, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for seafood that was not drowned in sauces like so many other restaurants and the Chilean Sea Bass did not disappoint. Fantastic Salumi (finocchiona & barolo)and Bruschetta, Agnolotti di Lidia was best pasta I have had and Cappellacci d’Astice with Maine lobster was delightful. Service was excellent and friendly.

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austria
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Pizza is good, even very good i would say...just don´t order wine with it! the waiter knows nothing about wines, we ordered a bottle of red merlot, instead the waiter brought us some "other" Napa Valley red and said that´s the closest in price...but it was not close to merlot...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Ristobar -- stopped here for a mid afternoon weekend beer and glass of wine. Lovely location good atmosphere and outdoor seating. We had great memories of the former coffee house/pasty cafe it used to be. The service was incredibly slow though. When I asked the waiter to describe two of the white wines he offered to let me try a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I like the fact that the cold weather allowed us to sneak in to this place and found an available table. This was Jan 1 dinner the place was packed and a bit overwhelmed. Our server Don, did the best he could and more. The food was excellent and we like the fact that they did not rush customers and... More 

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Boulder, CO
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My partner and I stopped by for brunch on New Year's Day. The hostess literally looked us up and down, then told us there was an hour long wait list. This was clearly untrue as the "list" had two names on it and there were many empty tables. So, unless you're dressed up and enjoy snooty restaurants, my advice is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was not expecting much, though based on the appearance and location I did expect the meal to be expensive. I am not sure how value anyone can derive from a review of my single meal experience - but I am happy to say that the burger was juicy and absolutely delicious as served. The service during our stay was... More 

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Amelia Island, Florida
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122 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Four of us had lunch yesterday. Two very good appetizers (Raw Tuna with avocado and a side of Brussels Sprouts-$17 and $8 respectively), two pizzas (one prosciutto, one smoked prosciutto-$15 and $16), two orders of Italian Eggs Benedict ($13 each), and a bunch of drinks (draft beer, Mimosas, Bloody Mary ($6-$9). We had a nice outdoor table. All the dishes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2300 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2610
    (Scott St.)
  • Public Transportation: MUNI #30/30X on Chestnut at Scott; Lombard: MUNI #28, 43 & 76 + GG Transit
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: 415-923-6464

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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