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Pompei's Grotto

340 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1194 (Fisherman's Wharf)
(415) 776-9265
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Ranked #772 of 4,950 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Chowder
Neighborhood: Fisherman's Wharf
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Best Long Island Iced Teas ever. Specialists un unusual beverages (bloody mary with mussels??) Well presented & delicious food. Friendly, hospitable staff.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

I ordered the cod which came swimming in tomato sauce and wasn't very tastey. My friend had the sea food platter which consisted or various battered fish, again not very pleasant. When we got the bill we payed by credit card and left a tip in cash (although the service was not great!), however we later found out they had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The greeter was excellent, keeping our attention and finding us a good table outside for lunch. Service thereafter was slow but our beers arrived soon enough to keep us happy whilst we waited. The chowder was better than in other places, the salad good, and the crab sandwich good too. Overall a good experience, but would be excellent if kitchen... More

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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This restaurant has been here for years and consistently puts out delicious food. We had a shrimp and scallop pasta with vegetables that was excellent. Delicious sourdough, good chowder, and friendly service. Nice patio area our front. Good happy prices with small bar menu. Prices seem average for the Wharf area. Ate there 3x in 4 days.

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

After a long day biking around San Francisco, we stopped here for an early dinner. Service was prompt and the fresh bread which appeared with our drinks was very welcome. I had the chicken scallopini and my partner had chicken parmigiana and both were excellent - the sauces in particular were extremely good. It was relatively well priced - we... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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212 reviews 212 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Pompeis is located on the western end of Fisherman's Wharf. I was nearby at a meeting and had only an hour for lunch. This place was nearby so I though, what the heck...AND am I happy that I did, I had the grilled cheese sandwich with crab meat, with a side of slaw. It was expensive, $18 I think, but... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Originally from the Bay Area, I am quite familiar with San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf. On a recent visit with friends from SF we were strolling along the wharf looking for a place to eat lunch. Much has changed over the years, but I looked for the small restaurant I went to with my mother when I was in my... More

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Laytown Co Meath
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129 reviews 129 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We dined here recently and I really enjoyed the food here. I opted for a crab dish which was served on a bed of fresh and perfectly cooked pasta which is hard to get. The service was also professional yet friendly. My husband opted for the lasagne which he also enjoyed and we were both very full after our main... More

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Petaluma, California
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206 reviews 206 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is where we eat when visiting Fisherman's Wharf. A double order of steamed mussels and a chunk of sourdough bread can't be beat. The space is always crowded so choose to sit at the bar if possible. On a warm night, it is fun to sit out front and people watch. Service can be lagging at times, but who... More

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North Chicago, Illinois
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93 restaurant reviews
347 helpful votes 347 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a long-time well-established at Fisherman's Wharf, so it attracts a lot of tourists, but it is well-liked by locals too.  (friends told me this)  I had salmon and it was nice size and nicely cooked. Others at my table had the sautéed prawns, which they liked.  The table gets  a generous basket of Boudin’s sourdough bread that is... More

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Additional Information about Pompei's Grotto

Address: 340 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1194
Phone Number: (415) 776-9265
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman's Wharf
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Chowder

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