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2355 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2609 (Marina)
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Ranked #332 of 4,950 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Neighborhood: Marina
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Scott St
Transit: Muni: 30
Description: A16 is a restaurant and wine bar bringing the delicious and hospitable traditions of lively Campania to San Francisco. The chic, rustic/modernist venue is named after the motorway that transverses the South of Italy. The restaurant features wood oven-fired Neapolitan Pizza and other specialties of Campania such as Maccaronara with ragu napoletana and house-made ricotta salata. The wine bar serves 40 wines by the glass and half bottle carafe. The list is 60 percent Italian, mostly from the South, and the other 40 percent is New World, celebrating premiere Italian varietals grown in California along with many California wines.
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Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Wow this really was outstanding food. Great service and a fun vibe. After several top rated restaurant experiences on a trip to SF this stands out as the best. The burrata, the bucatini with clams and the goat chop all amazing. And a bruschetta like nothing I've tasted. Doesn't get any better. And not overly expensive.

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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Having had good food at a16 on various occasions since it opened I asked a group of business friends to meet there for dinner. Arriving at six we were told that since one of the group was running late they would seat us, but warned the table must be vacated by 8:30. We agreed. We ordered appetizers , wine, and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Had the kale salad, macaranara, margherita pizza with pancetta. All were incredible. Only thing from keeping it a 5 star rating was our server who was just ok. Must have been having an off night as she seemed completely disinterested. Otherwise the experience was fantastic and we'd go back again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Went to A16 because I had two excellent experiences at SPQR which is owned and operated by the same chef. A16 did not disappoint. The wine list is similar to the spectacular wines at SPQR and features excellent hard to find Italian wines from regions you really don't find at US restaurants. There are a couple of aps that are... More

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San Francisco
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A16 is a trendy Chestnut street restaurant. Expect it to be crowded and LOUD. I needed to basically scream to chat with the people seated across from me. We waited a very long time for our food. (Perhaps a polite "its coming up soon" would have made the wait seem shorter.) The service was somewhat poor - the waiter left... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A16 had been in my to-eat list in SF for the longest time and we recently had a chance to finally dine there to celebrate a birthday. We went quite early, requested special seating for the occasion and was granted the seats in front of the open kitchen. Pretty good experience to see all the chefs at work in a... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was a very trendy restaurant in a nice part of SF. The food was really really good, truly unique and exceptional. HOWEVER...they have a pizza oven in the main dining room and it was unbearably hot in the restaurant. It was actually the only thing my husband and I could think about, which made the experience not what it... More

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New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Our SF friends suggested a dinner here on our last visit. The restaurant is really lively (meaning loud) and energetic. It's also attractive. The menu is interesting and not overly large. The food was well prepared. It took a LONG time to arrive, but the place WAS full. Somehow we ended up with more salads than we through we had... More

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Midlothian, Virginia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Wow....I was blown away by this place. It was recommended by a local. It's named after the highway in Italy where the wineries are located. The staff was very helpful in suggesting wines that were unfamiliar to me.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at A16 today. Our first visit. A mid-week lunch today was great. We split the salsiccia pizza (featuring a delicious fennel sausage) and a small carafe of an Italian white wine. This pizza is not made with pizza sauce, so it was brought separately for dipping or spooning on top. We had fun with... More

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Additional Information about A16

Address: 2355 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2609
Phone Number: 415-771-2216
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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