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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Marina District
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
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2355 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2609 (Scott St)
+1 415-771-2216
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Wed - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Palo Alto, California
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216 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

Our second trip to A16 was even better than our first one years ago because this time we had a third person to share plates! We had a wonderful pizza (with buffalo mozzarella substituted and prosciutto added), a great gnocchi, the soup, and some salads. All were great, and everything was recommended by our fabulous server who also had a... More 

Thank AnitaMW
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

We always forget how much we love this restaurant until we go somewhere else in the area! This time, we were late trying for a reservation, so of course, couldn't get one. We went anyway and the hostess worked at getting us a good table. We had a pizza, salad, pasta and cheeses. Every dish was what you would hope... More 

Thank traveljeannie1
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Stopped in here for a quick bite, after reading rave reviews, ended up staying for three courses and coffee after, the food and ambiance were just so great!

Thank spookyeee
Spokane, Washington
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

We had pizza here. You can watch them make it if you'd like. They give you scissors to cut your pieces. Pizza was gourmet...asparagus and prociutto I think. Everything we had here was delicious!

Thank 1mortrip
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Really nice little place that felt out of the way compared to downtown areas. Great food, nice service without being overbearing. We ordered too much food - one pizza is probably sufficient to share between two. Nice gimmick of giving you scissors to cut the pizza! Very heavy bias on Italian wines. Would have given 5 stars if they had... More 

Thank Matt D
Bend, Oregon
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

We have had lunch at A16 twice and both meals were superb. A16 is very popular and, therefore, often very crowded. But, meals and service is worth the wait. Reservations are essential, but can usually get in if early for lunch. Great location in the Marina district. For lunch the pizzas and pastas are excellent, and an excellent wine list... More 

Thank Eataly01
Napa, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

Loved it! A 16 , has a interesting menu, nice wine list and great service, everything we have come to expect . We were greeted at the door like old friends, seated on time( we had a reservation) , at a great table. Our server was knowledgeable, and the food was Awesome! We live in the city, and own a... More 

Thank al J
Nassau County, NY
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

Great food, excellent service, lovely atmosphere, and oh, what a wine list! Went out with friends, ran into friends while there and overall, had a great time.

Thank Victoria B
Denver, CO
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

A16 in San Francisco is located on Chestnut Street in the Marina district. It's about a 15 minute cab ride (depending on traffic) from the downtown/Union Square area. The kitchen is open to the main dining area, as is the large wood burning pizza oven. While A16 has a semi-formal vibe to it, it's really very casual. It can be... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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195 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

My wife and three kids (9/10/17) were on vacation in SF and read about this place. Even my local friends referred me saying "the kids will love it". Well, $300 and three hungry kids later, I left with a bit disappointment. The service is great. The staff was friendly and helpful on the menu items. Where they lacked for us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2355 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2609
    (Scott St)
  • Public Transportation: Muni: 30
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighbourhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-2216
A16 is a restaurant and wine bar bringing the delicious and hospitable traditions of lively Campania to San Francisco. The chic, rustic/modernist venue is named after the motorway that transverses the South of Italy. The restaurant features wood oven-fired Neapolitan Pizza and other specialties of Campania such as Maccaronara with ragu napoletana and house-made ricotta salata. The wine bar serves 40 wines by the glass and half bottle carafe. The list is 60 percent Italian, mostly from the South, and the other 40 percent is New World, celebrating premiere Italian varietals grown in California along with many California wines.

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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 neighbourhood into a party-going hotspot.
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