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2300 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2610 (Scott St.)
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Paris, France
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room for the restaurant is very inspiring with typical paintings. Food is also good level. I recommend this restaurant as well as Pacific Height area.

Thank Ayrton2000
Brussels, Belgium
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I had some days in SF being in a conference and this was my first meal. Everything is expensive in SF, but at least I was looking for good food and a glass of good wine. I got both in this restaurant. Good service. A bit expensive for what you get, but to be expected (see my next reviews).

Thank Didier D
Everett, Washington
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198 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We stopped here to get out of the rain before meeting family at another spot. The wait staff was friendly, a very nice venue. When we asked about one of the wines, we were offered a taste. We had a pleasant half hour. May be back for dinner in the future.

Thank MTS--1000
Freehold, New Jersey
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Went there with my wife, son, and 3 year old grandson. Had to wait 15 minutes to get water. The waiter kept saying he will be right back. Asked for bread sticks for the child 3 times before we got them. Ordered 2 small pizzas, a burger, and an side of fries. I told the waiter twice no mayo on... More 

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Winnetka, CA
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Food here was good - the mussels appetizer was flavorful (although one mussel had some sand), the burrata salad was fresh, and the prosciutto was very good (would've been even better with a bit more prosciutto). Wine list was very overpriced, so we settled for 2 glasses of a nice Chianti.

Thank nah59
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81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

A friend we were traveling with insisted on going here specifically for the deviled eggs. The dish lived up to the billing but, interestingly, when we ordered a second batch, the presentation was totally different. The rest of the food we had was good also, although they left an ingredient out of a salad...(new cook?)

Thank SB1114
whiterock british columbia
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Stopped in to Ristobar on Saturday night. Took outside seating. Wait staff were pleasant but disorganized. Drinks were ordered but did not arrive prior to our meals and had to be re-requested. Interesting that in this day and age, no gluten-free items on the menu. That's not so hip. At least there should be gluten free pizza. The dishes we... More 

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san francisco
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I live a few blocks from this restaurant and enjoy going down there for a happy hour or brunch when the sun is out. I've always enjoyed the service and people there have been attentive and the service is good. The servers I've had while outside were attentive not only to us as guests, but when I've been there with... More 

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San Francisco
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163 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Randomly stopped in here, on a beautiful SF spring afternoon and should have known by the ultra cool reception we got at about 2:00 pm ( with th place mostly empty) that things might not go well. Space is typical Marina hip-chic--bright airy and well placed tables. We chose to sit outside and said ultra un-friendly waiter seemed put out... More 

Thank tunasf
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate here recently and were delighted with the food and service. We had bruschetta to start, I then had the suckling pig, while she had an amazing pasta dish - all the food was fantastic and our servers did a great job in looking after us. This was the best meal we had on our 3... More 

Thank Graham S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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

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

Staying in Marina District

Neighborhood Profile
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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