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$$ - $$$
Marina District
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3324 Steiner St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2707 (Chestnut)
+1 415-567-9588
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Roswell, Georgia
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425 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tremendous service and food. One of my new favorite San Francisco eateries. We did the 3 course prix fixe menu and would that again.

Thank Fritz_the_1st
San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten at Isa for a decade. The food is always reliable, tasty band priced right. Those three don't usually go together, but ISA makes it happen. Some favorites are Honey grilled calamari Duck breast Risotto Truffle spaghetti Roast chicken Sunday - Thursday prix fixe for $35 Can't be beat Take uber as parking is almost impossible Don't pass... More 

Thank rj111
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Isa is a great place with very good dish. We had the corn soup, risotto , steak and salads which were very good. Close to lombard street.

Thank Ofer R
Saint George, Maine
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the arugula salad and then the Sea Bass dish (with corn) and my husband had the corn soup followed by the flank steak. Every bite of everything was full of exquisite flavor. We were seated in the back enclosed patio which proved to be a lively fun place on a Friday evening. Really liked how the owner was... More 

Thank jmaltais169
Marin County, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We have been here several times. Interesting, creative food that is designed to be one's meal or shared. Great professional wait staff. Casual atmosphere. Accessible location. There was a noisy group next to us but they eventually drank too much and left after which we had a level of noise in which we could talk. Highly recommended

Thank Robert S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner. Two areas in the restaurant. Prix fixe and a la carte overlap with some appealing dishes. Oysters ordered and never arrived and didn't chase as the rest was enough. Yellowfin tuna tartare chopped and tasty in a stack with a dressing and herbs. Very fresh fish well prepared with an amazing dressing which had sesame oil,... More 

Thank Sensiblevisits
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

WOW!!! Excellent service & excellent food! My Son lives in S.F. & while visiting him, I wanted to take him out to dinner. He recommended Isa telling me that he had dined here twice before and said the food was delicious. From the moment that we walked in, The staff was great and explained different menu options to us. The... More 

Thank Litagal55
Ogden, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Isa Restaurant is in San Francisco's Marina District and is an unassuming, narrow hole-in-the-wall from the outside but has a passion for food on the inside. It features small plates and encourages diners to select two or three dishes for the table to share. We enjoyed two sumptuous salads. The first with crab and avocado featured the crab's fresh, sweet... More 

Thank Robert C
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

The best deal in town as for the Fixed Menu at $29.99, three course meal with almost the same dishes as a la carte. This menu is available from Sunday through Thursday and sometimes on Friday during certain months. The happy hour has a good selection for Soju cocktails (Korean) and house wines.

Thank manager600
Paris, France
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

We had dinner with friends and the food was superb. Especially the red cabbage and quinoa dish. A friend had the paella which seemed wonderful too. Wine list amazing. Only little worry, it was a bit noisy where we were, too close to the kitchen.

Thank NHParis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
French, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3324 Steiner St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-567-9588
HOURS: Tuesday - 5:30 - 9:30 pm Wednesday - 5:30 - 9:30 pm Thursday - 5:30 - 9:30 pm Friday - 5:30 - 10:00pm Saturday - 5:00 - 10:00 pm Sunday - 5:00 - 9:00 pm Rising Star Chef Nominee by the James Beard Foundation, Founder Chef Luke Sung, at Isa has received many accolades from five consecutive years on the Chronicle's Top 100 Bay Area Restaurant List to the Top 40 in Zagat. This is a restaurant not to be missed in San Francisco.

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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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