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Firewood Cafe

4248 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2410
+1 415-252-0999
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good59%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“tortellini” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (24 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
4248 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2410
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go with a group of friends. Wonderful Italian food. Consistent quality. Great service. Nice open atmosphere. Relaxed.

Thank WombatboyOR
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Delicious menu of Italian staples and a selection of specials! The house tortellini with chicken was delicious and I wanted more! Definitely get the garlic bread!

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Two of my friends brought me a sampling of delicious foods on their journey from San Francisco to my apartment in New York City. The pizza was absolutely delicious, even though it needed to be heated in my microwave.

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Really enjoyed stumbling across this place just off Castro Street. No frills but clean, efficient and great pizza. Just what you need when you are in a hurry and starving. The pizzas were perfectly cooked and of the right size! Enjoy.

Thank Peterinl0nd0n
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We eat here after a long flight from NY, on our way to Hawaii, and didn't expect much, but the pizza was great, really fresh and tasted great!

Thank ChrisAdvisor1981
Reviewed 3 November 2016

For dinner, I needed to balance my vegan lunch with some cheese, and after walking in SF all day, my body craved carbs, fat and salt. Enter Firewood cafe - I had the Mushroom pizza. It was a great choice, came with a good tasting,...More

Thank visitorfromelsewhere
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A simple cafe - almost a cafeteria - One orders at the counter and pays, can take drinks to your table, and the order is delivered with silverware when ready. Basic pizzas and sandwiches, well prepared. Also pasta dishes. Small dessert menu - strawberry shortcake...More

Thank PliniusCaecilius
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had a wonderful dinner, the ambiance is nice, family friendly. We had pasta and fish. Very tasty! The portions are large so we had more than enough. Go!!

Thank Susana3528
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The Castro is not exactly gourmet central, and Firewood easily falls into the category of restaurants that provide well turned-out meals at a decent price. They offer a modest array of pastas and pizzas, and they are usually pretty quick to get a meal to...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

From the big smiles that greet you when you walk in the door to the super fast efficient and friendly staff the Castro's firewood really puts the mix between quick easy casual food with a sitdown restaurant feel. Well I tend to favor the prosciutto...More

Thank FVStrona
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4248 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-0999
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