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Scala's Bistro

432 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504
+1 415-395-8555
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Ranked #389 of 4,950 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Post and Sutter
Transit: Powell St. Cable Car Line, BART get off at Powell Street and walk up 4 blocks, we are on the right hand side next to the Sir Drake Hotel.
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

yeh good food and the usual american sizes. over priced i think but your right in the heart of the city so expect to pay more.

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Milan, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

This high-end Italian restaurant serves an enticing variety of classic dishes with inventive twists that make choosing what to order a challenge! The food was excellent -- I had a the Coastal Greens salad (roasted grapes, walnuts, balsamic honey vinaigrette) and the Paparadelle (fresh pasta with pork sugo, tomato, garlic, braised chard, parmigiano), both of which had an interesting and... More

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Kent, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I recently ran a half marathon in San Francisco with several girlfriends. After conquering the hills of the City By the Bay we were looking for a great place to grab a tasty, indulgent lunch before heading to the airport. Scala's was near our hotel in the Union Square area and came highly recommended. I can speak for our group... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I have been to this restaurant many times. Whenever we go to San Francisco, it is a "must" for us to go to the Scala's Bistro because the food is very good, and all the waiters and waitresses are very kind and helpful. I cannot forget to mention that Ms. Nathalie, the manager, is very kind and... More

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sherry b, Manager at Scala's Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Julius, Thank you so much for the kind words and for your continuous support. I am very happy to hear that you enjoy your time with us on each visit and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in San Francisco. Thank you for taking the time to write. Best Sherry Bastani More

Windermere, Florida
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105 reviews 105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were visiting San Francisco on our Anniversary and the hostess made sure to give us a great window view table and the best server you could ask, he was well travelled and was familiar with great food. Our menu had written Happy Anniversary! Our appetizer was a delicious eggplant and our main course were delicious. We had a great... More

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sherry b, Manager at Scala's Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Braziliantravelers, Thank you so much for the kind words you posted. I am very happy to hear that we were able to make a special occasion a memorable one. We always aim to create a wonderful experience for our guests and I am pleased that we were able to do that for you. Thanks for taking the time to... More

Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was recommended to us and we are so glad we went. On a Wednesday, early evening, the place was packed. The lady at front of house was excellent, the vibe was great as was the food and wine, the best place we ate during our stay

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sherry b, Manager at Scala's Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Holidaylover, Thank you for the lovely words you posted. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. A city like San Francisco has a number of restaurants to choose from, so we love hearing that we were your favorite. Thanks for taking the time to write. Best, Sherry Bastani More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

First complete day in San Francisco. We had a great time at dinner. The receptionist very professional took us on time to our table, very friendly. Service fast . Starters were great I had Octopus with salad, my had arugula salad that was good also. Main courses spaghetti pesto was good & enough . My wife had Linguini pasta it... More

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North Branford, Connecticut, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stopped into Scala for a bite after checking into a local hotel. Sat at one of the high-top tables in the bar area. Wonderful time! Street view and excellent bar service (thank you Paco - you're kind, fun, and attentive). I had the pesto/cheese ravioli with lemon creme sauce. The pasta was perfectly al dente and the lemon creme sauce... More

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sherry b, Manager at Scala's Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Dan, Thank you so much for your kind words. I am very happy to hear that our entire staff made you feel welcomed. As for Nathaly, although she is not an owner, she has been with the restaurant since we opened and truly loves what she does. She is a gem and I will make sure to pass along... More

Wolverhampton, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We ate here as we were staying in the hotel on our honeymoon and the food, service and drinks were amazing. We had continental breakfast here everyday as it was included in our room cost but you got a pastry, fruit, tea and coffee and juice and was great. We had an evening meal and the food was brilliant, greatr... More

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sherry b, Manager at Scala's Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Sunscape, Thank you so much for the lovely words you posted. I am very happy to hear that we were able to make such a special occasion that much more memorable. Thanks for taking the time to write and congratulations. Best, Sherry Bastani Restaurant Manager More

Surrey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I have dined here on 6-10 occasions.Generally the food is acceptable and the service very good. Unfortunately my last visit (week of Oct 04) both the food and the service were below below expectation. What was supposed to be a special celebration for my wife and I turned into a very ordinary dining experience.Both couples on tables adjacent to ours... More

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sherry b, Manager at Scala's Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Jim, I am truly sorry to hear that your experience with us this time was not what you had come to expect. We always try very hard to create a memorable experience for our guests and I am disappointed that we were not able to do that for you. I do thank you for your feedback and will make... More

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Additional Information about Scala's Bistro

Address: 432 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1504
Phone Number: +1 415-395-8555
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: American, French, Italian, Pizza

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