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5A5 Steak Lounge

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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244 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111-1826 (Battery Street)
+1 415-989-2539
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Clarkston, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I started with a tasty Black Russians and it was indeed a very nice pour. We coupled our drinks with an inviting Lobster Tempura which was tender/crispy and very tasty. I then had a prime rib that as cooked to perfection. This place is definitely top shelf quality. And BTW, bartender/waitress was cute, charming and very knowledgable. I would definitely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The very high end restaurant occupies a spot in the not particularly prepossessing financial district of the city, which is probably the only part in any city that could sustain such a venture. The decor is at once dramatic and understated in a 1970s Bond villains lair sort of a way! The older man at the desk failed to actually... More 

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Millbrae, California
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been to 5A5 six times and every visit was amazing except the last two visits. If you want delicious, high grade steak, this is the place to be! I've had the NY Wagyu steak and every wagyu beef order comes with a certificate of authenticity which makes me laugh. Cute concept to say the least! I actually kept the certificate.... More 

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Thank Rowena L
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my meal here, but unfortunately I won't pay over $200 for a steak, so I didn't try the wagyu :(( However, my filet mignon was indeed mignon. My colleagues steaks (a HUGE T-bone and a wagyu-cross) were equally delicious. It's a bit cheeky to charge me $14 for vegetables/potatoes on top of $60 for a steak, however.... More 

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Thank Mark B
Athens, Greece
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner during our first night in San Francisco. The restaurant was half empty and although the staff was friendly they offered us misleading information about the dishes and our option, let alone that they confused our order. Steak was nice but the portion was not enough. Very expensive for what it has to offer.

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Thank George K
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

a great steak house, very accommodating, great service... just a little pricey and it wasn't the BEST steak I've every had, but it certainly was delicious!

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Thank Nelz_rog
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The 5A5 steak lounge had a good selection of Wagyu beef, but I opted for the Filet Mignon, which was brilliant from a taste point of view. However, my medium rare was more of a medium, but since the steak tasted brilliantly regardless I didn't mind too much. What I did not like was the general atmosphere. The restaurant was... More 

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Thank Doc88888888
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

5A5 have a great assortment of beef that you can choose from. All their meats are really tender and juicy!!! Please note though that you have to order sides as the entrées come with nothing. However, their sides are definitely delicious!!! It's on the high end but if you want a real nice piece of steak, this is the place... More 

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Thank Linda C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

There food was excellent. The lobster tempura Steak, fries & mash potatoes are THE BOMB. Truffle Mac and cheese also great. Service was a bit weird. The waiters did there best to avoid eye contact. Awesome deserts too

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We liked the filete minion and the day soup was great. The wines were over priced. Ambience is modern and different from the traditional steak houses.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40 - $50
Cuisine
Japanese, American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111-1826
    (Battery Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-989-2539
Description
A stylish & modern take on the traditional steakhouse, blending the ambiance of a contemporary restaurant with that of a vibrant cocktail lounge. We serve the best, top quality steaks from around the world - US Certified Angus Beef and Australian 'Kobe' and the grade A5 100% Japanese Wagyu - highest grade of beef in the world. Our menu is also very accommodating with several non-red meat options and different sized portions available. Great for an outing with friends, a business dinner, or a romantic evening on the town- 5A5 caters to those looking for outstanding food & service complemented by a fun & upbeat dining experience. 5A5 - 5 senses / the A5 experience

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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