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Scoma's

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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1965 Al Scoma Way, Pier 47, San Francisco, CA 94133-1044 (Jefferson Street)
4157714383
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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birmingham
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am not a person prone to hyperbole (as those who have read my previous reviews can testify), but if you like fish and particularly a fish stew then get yourself down to Scoma's. We had read that there was need to book, but we took the bull by the horns and turned up anyway ( this is early evening... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful place. The sea food is amazing and perfectly cooked. The wait staff are some of the best. Old timer experienced with amazing happy and accommodating service. We were treated wonderfully until 4 rowdy and unpolished men were sat behind us, extremely loud and not polite language. Sort of ruined our special birthday celebration of my wife's very special 65th... More 

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Canton, Connecticut
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Scoma's was recommended to us by a local San Franciscan. It's right by touristy Fisherman's Wharf, but classier than you'd guess based on location. Excellent service. Delicious food. Kids proclaimed calamari best they've had ever had (a pretty tough benchmark). Wife enjoyed a beet salad. Said it could have been dinner. Lobster bisque excellent. Shrimp and scallops a la Gannon... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ok, I heard about Scoma's, but never got around to visiting until now. The food was delicious! I ordered the Caesar salad (I should have ordered four salads, it was so good), linguine with clams (so good and so fresh) and white wine from Napa (so buttery!). The food and wine was SO good. I spent about $80 for one... More 

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Thank ElleTraveler21
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our server was amazing, but the food was only decent and not very memorable. I expected more from a seafood restaurant on a pier. Overly expensive for what you get. Hit the open market area, you can eat outside, get just as good food and for a fraction of the price.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Scoma's was a great place for a late lunch - nice bar selections and a lot of options to choose from on the menu. The view of the wharf is nice and the atmosphere inside is very cozy. Wait staff was excellent as well. Prices were on the higher side, but compared to the other options at the wharf, Scoma's... More 

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Thank Bryan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best seafood I found in the wharf area. Was there 4 days and tried many of the pier places, most are gross. They cooked the seafood perfectly! The service is amazing and atmosphere was fun. Need reservations tho.

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Thank Conway J
Citrus Heights, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love the food at this restaurant. There is a great selection of seafood and items for everybody. Recommend this as a special occasion place as it is fine dining. Cioppino is wonderful and all entrees are well prepared. Staff is attentive and friendly.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The appetizer and entrees were okay, not good. Some of our food was undercooked and not prepared properly. Example, scallops had sand in them still, calamari was chewy. Service was mediocre. Location was great. Too high price for quality of dinner.

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San Benedetto Del Tronto, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We suggest this restaurant. Busy and crowdy. Good meal, not excellent. Very popular in a touristic area of San Francisco. Nobody can Say to have been in san franscisco, if he doesnt't go to FIsherman WARF

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1965 Al Scoma Way, Pier 47, San Francisco, CA 94133-1044
    (Jefferson Street)
  • Public Transportation: Muni - #10, #15, #30, #47 Street Car - F Line Cable Car
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: 4157714383
Description
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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