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Scoma's Restaurant
Scoma's Restaurant
  • Address:
    1 Al Scoma Way
    Pier 47, Fisherman's Wharf
    San Francisco, CA 94133
    Neighborhood:
    Fisherman's Wharf
  • Cuisine:
    Seafood
    Price: $31 to $50

Scoma's Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.scomas.com
  • Phone: (415) 771-4383
  • Hours of Operation: Sun-Thurs 11:30am-10:30pm
    Fri-Sat 11:30am-11pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Alan Fairhurst
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Scoma's is located on its own Pier nestled among the local fishing boats in the Fisherman's Wharf District. We have several dining rooms that we can, at times, book out for private events. Contact us for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Nick McGreevy (888) 487-0332

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Jefferson Street
  • Public Transit: Muni - #10, #15, #30, #47
    Street Car - F Line
    Cable Car
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary valet parking at the restaurant on Pier 47. We also validate at the Fisherman"s Wharf 'Traingle Lot' located at Jefferson St & Taylor St.
A word from Scoma's Restaurant
Our Fisherman's Wharf seafood restaurant is steeped in a family tradition of quality and service. Still family owned and operated, Scoma’s opened in 1965, when brothers Al and Joe Scoma took over a six table coffee shop serving fishermen on the wharf. Using their mother’s recipe collection, the Scoma brothers' humble café evolved over the years becoming the quintessential San Francisco dining destination it is today.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Diner Reviews
  • "Overrated. So many more better restaurants to choose from. The fish was good , but nothing special.Pasta as a side was totally watery and over cooked. The vegetables were tasteless. Could not order dessert, since waitress did not return to take order."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "A very good place for dinner. Glad we had open table reservations as the wait was over one hour. We were seated promptly and enjoyed a fresh seafood dinner"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We had a fantastic lunch. The food was excellent!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Scomas was an outstanding dinner in all respects. Service was excellent, as was the food! The lobster bisque and the clam chowder were fantastic. Shrimp annuzi and calamari dinner were perfect. The bread pudding is a must try, outstanding!!!!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "It was the finest seafood meal I have ever had in a restaurant."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Food is very good but overpriced. The restaurant adds an additional 4% tax to cover health care benifits for employees (you can thank our President once again for getting the government involved). So beware of an expensive meal."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "We were really pleased with the excellent service. Food was delicious and well timed service were given by gentle man who took care of our table. We want to be back when will go to San Francisco, again."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Excellent - pricey - but worth it - go and create a memory!"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "This restaurant was recommended by the concierge at my Hotel and it did not disappoint. The service was there when we wanted it but never obtrusive. The meals were well prepared and attractive and serving size was generous without being overly so. There is a good selection of wines to suit all tastes."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Our tour guide recommended Scoma's for the best place for seafood on the Warf. Scoma's definitely lived up to the recommendation. Outstanding food paired with impeccable service provided by our server Sal."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Service was great until our server left for the evening. Once we received our food our steak was overcooked and took at least 25 minutes to get a new steak. I would not go back to this restaurant or recommend it. The amount we paid for the meal was to expensive for the quality of food we received."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We had a fantastic dinner here, with our 2 kids, to celebrate our wedding anniversary whilst on vacation in San Fran. Food, service and atmosphere was all excellent, so glad we booked here. Thank you."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "One of those places that doesn't change. Haven't been there in years and it still holds up with good food and service. Has a much more local feel than most of the places on the water."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Arrived early for reservations and promptly seated. Wonderful staff and knowledgeable water who gave detailed descriptions. Food was delicious and drinks are not watered down. Could not have had a better evening after flying in from Dallas."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Always a great spot to take SF visitors, have taken many family and co-workers here over the years and nobody has ever walked away disappointed in the meal or restaurant choice"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "The bartender was great. Our server was lovely. The food was mediocre at best. Had swordfish piccata. Don't. Loaded with sauce. Couldn't taste the fish. Very expensive for what you get. Sorry"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "We had specifically requested a window table for our anniversary, but were seated in the middle of the room. Service was slow in the beginning, but we loved our waiter by the end! We found out a couple of days later, after being written up for a no show, that we did not receive our requested table because the hostess failed to check us in on our reservation. Our waiter made the evening memorable anyway, and the food was fabulous."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Before going to Scoma's for our 7:30 reservation, we stopped by an aquarium and pier 39. Both were disappointments and I called to ask if we could come in an hour early. I was told I could but could not promise when we could be seated. When we arrived, they seated us in 5 minutes even though there many people waiting. Our server was very helpful and professional. We were served quickly and the food was very good. It was a great experience for our first time visit."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "As always, Scoma's was great. The service was very good, professional and friendly. The food was excellent. We started with oysters and they were exceptional. At our table we had the salmon, the cioppino and the Alaskan halibut. Everyone raved about how delicious their entree was and being family we each had a little taste of each other's dish. In a city full of wonderful restaurants this one stands out."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "This is the best, by far, calamone( their version of calamari dore) that I've ever had, by far!!"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "As it was first time to the place. The staff oriented us and answered our inquiries. The food was abundant and of good taste. The bar was vibrant and so suitable to have a drink before the meal along with friendly staff."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Food was good and they were helpful for Gluten Free with a specific menu"
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Although this restaurant was quite pricy the food and service were excellent. I would only spend this much for meal on vacation!! Our server was fabulous. He made it all worthwhile for sure. Seafood was fresh and creatively prepared. Nice water view. Not as loud as I expected after reading reviews. We had a reservation and did not have to wait more than 5 minutes to be seated! Great time!!!"
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "I am a long time fan of this restaurant. It's been a while since I have visited and this trip was to day the least disappointing. Place was hot especially for 9 in the evening. Food lacked some flavor. Overall was expecting a trip down memory lane instead I had your typical tourist place. Sad day."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "We arrived 30 minutes before our reservation and had Mai Tai's at the bar. Bartenders were friendly and the drinks were awesome. We had a party of four and everyone enjoyed their meal. Cioppino, mixed seafood grill and the salmon were delicious and fresh. Our waitress was great. The dessert menu looked tempting but we were too full to try any."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "I use a cane and was hard for me to walk and they were very kind and considerate. Even had the parking bring car to rear exit door to make it easier for me to leave the restaurant. Food was fantastic as was the staff. If your a local you know about Scomas if tourist on the SF warf you stumble upon a gem."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Food was excellent! “LAZY MAN’S” CIOPPINO is a MUST!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "It was a great evening with a reservation of 9:00 PM that was moved up a few minutes. Had a window seating that was perfect. Very close to where we sat 35 years earlier that was unknown to the staff. Great waiter!"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "My wife and I couldn't be more pleased with Scoma's. Fantastic food and service. They went above and beyond to make our 1st anniversary special and memorable. And they even threw in a complementary cheesecake slice to help us celebrate. I would highly recommend this restaurant to friends and family. We will definitely be coming back!"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Great food....a must stop for visitors. They had a great lunch menu and specials as well that were great food without the full fledged dinner sized bill at the end of the meal."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Get over it being down on the touristy wharf--still good 30 years later!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Great sea food restaurant. Try the sciappino - be aware that it easily feeds two - the staff is happy to provide two plates to go with it. The sword fish was melting on our tongues and can also be highly recommended."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Scoma's has the best seafood in San Francisco! Our waiter, Ray, was also very attention and had a warm and welcoming personality. We've been going to Scoma's, since it's beginnings and will continue to enjoy it!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Our second trip to San Francisco had to include another dinner at Scoma's. Outstanding service (Tim was delightful) and super-fresh seafood. We will dine there every time we visit!"
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Scoma's is always on our to do list when in SF. Wait staff is Old World outstanding. Sea food is always superbly done."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Service by John B was prompt and personable. We had the Poor Man's Cioppino with a pink sauce and the New York; both were excellent! The entire dining experience was the best. That was definitely the "WOW" dining experience we were hoping for."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Food good. Waiter old San Francisco style. An enjoyable San Francisco experience."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "I fist came in 2002 by chance, and since I always want to come back. The clam chowder is simply my favorite in the world."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "I live in So Cal but make it up to San Fran several times a year. Scomas is the one restaurant I always go to. The food is consistantly great. The service is wonderful. I suggest you make a reservation. The place is always busy but you are not made to feel like you have to hurry up and eat so they can have the table. The staff is patient for those not familier with the menu. I recommend the calamari appetizer for sure. Alot of the entrees are big enough for 2 people so order a couple different items and share."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "It was a way over-cooked and got burned even we ordered medium. I couldn't believe the waiter brought it without hesitation."
    Dined on 7/27/2014