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Scoma's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Scoma's is a San Francisco icon and the only restaurant located in Fisherman's Wharf with a working 46 foot fishing boat. Freshness and high quality are the main reasons the restaurant has been successful for more than 50 years. Whether guests want to watch the commercial fishing boats in action or enjoy the view of the Bay from the cocktail lounge, come in an join the Scoma's family for one of the best dining experiences San Francisco has to offer. We offer To Go food with curbside pick up everyday from 2:00pm to 8:00pm.Use the code "toughtimes" on togo.scomas.com for 20% off. Delivery available on uber eats.
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Wine Bar, American, Seafood
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed today via mobile

I have been bringing my friends to this Wharf now for 40 years . This is a high priced place to eat but their Food is Very good here . Great service also. The rest of the Wharf Stinks for its Cheap shops and fast...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 4 days ago

Superb seafood, great and helpful waitstaff. Inviting and cozy atmosphere. Looking forward to coming back!

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited there three times so far. First, I made reservation on the same day over internet, but the only open slot was 4PM. In a few hours we can sense a crowd of people waiting for igniting an emeute at the entrance. The second...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every year we host a dinner for 60 at Scoma but this review is for our last visit. We started with the seafood towers. At the direction of the server, I tried raw oysters for the first time! Everything was spot on and that is...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is just unbelievable, its like going back to the 1960's. Waiters who actually know what they are talking about. I ordered a large clam chowder to try and persuade my wife to try, she's never eaten clams before but loved it. Everything was...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location for a drive-by to go pickup at Fisherman’s Wharf, super friendly and expeditious service, very good chowder, no charge for extra anchovies on the Caesar salad, great crab cakes, awesome fish and chips & grilled asparagus! A respite from the storm!

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed April 14, 2020

We spent most of the day in the Fisherman's Wharf area with no set plans for where to eat for lunch. However, we kept remembering our last experience at Scoma's back around 2005 or so. Back then, my husband raved about Scoma's and wanted to...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed April 6, 2020 via mobile

You CANNOT go to San Francisco without eating at Scoma’s. You’ll have to search a little because it’s tucked behind the main street down a little alley. BEST Cioppino you’ll ever have. And the Fish n Chips were the closest to London we’ve found here...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed March 13, 2020

This is where the locals go. Their will be a long line up but so worth the wait. The food is fabulous. Reservations are for the best. I loved their cioppinno seafood stew. It's large portions but so good. The place in between Fisherman's Wharf...More

Date of visit: April 2019
tomjG9255AV, Marketing at Scoma's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2020

Thank you Raymond for such kind words. We're happy to hear you are such a fan and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Been coming here since 1990. Sit at the bar and have Steve pour you their signature 1965 Manhattan. Its a little pricey but hey, the rye is aged for 1,965 hours! (Scomas opened in 1965) Seafood is excellent and they finally started taking reservations which...More

Date of visit: March 2020
tomjG9255AV, Marketing at Scoma's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2020

We greatly appreciate your long-term patronage, JMViii. Thank you. It's wonderful to know you appreciate our signature Manhattan and that you hav constantly enjoyed our seafood. Next time you are in please introduce yourself so we can thank you in person and we look forward...More

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December 4, 2018|
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Response from rc1078 | Reviewed this property |
They have valet parking. There is also a public lot at the head of the alley to go down to Scoma. The lot is at Jones and Jefferson. Bring up your Google map and do an aerial view of the area.
November 3, 2018|
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Response from ginolazzara | Reviewed this property |
25 dollars
November 8, 2017|
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Response from plicker2014 | Reviewed this property |
ask for a table closest tothe window for the view
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