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A16 - San Francisco

3718 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Fit for Foodies (30)
  • Notable Wine List (30)
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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.

We offer Three unique seating areas for reservations: the main dining room, our high top seating in the wine lounge, and the chef counter which oversees our open kitchen and our talented cooks.

Please be mindful of these seating options as you select them on Opentable.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, Californian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Wednesday - Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Friday: 5:30 to 11:00; Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Sunday: 5:00pm -10:00pm.
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Phone number
(415) 771-2216
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Nicolette Manescalchi
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We offer several ways to enjoy our food and drinks at your home, office, or event.
Book our mobile pizza ovens, or have us create a custom A16 experience just for you.
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Cross street
Scott St
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Parking details
Public lot nearby.
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Public transit
Muni: 30
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Gift Card
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

A16 can host up to 22 people in our private atrium and 28 in our wine bar. Our private Dinning Menu Changes regularly due to seasonality and freshness of ingredients.

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What 3718 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
Noise · Moderate
87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Very doll Jabaal on Italian wines and they bake some very good interesting pizza

OpenTable Diner 
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

We mentioned in our open table reservation that this was a birthday . My husband also mentioned it to the hostess when we checked in . Nothing was fine to acknowledge the birthday. Very disappointing and we would not return

RKO2 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

The food was good, but the service wasn't great. The margherita pizza was my favorite--that crust though!

4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Impeccable service from our waiter Sataya. Food was served hot, not overly salted or seasoned, just fresh ingredients. Definitely recommend the cauliflower and the loin steak. Enjoyed a reasonably priced delicious Italian red as well on Sataya's recommendation. Would probably be five stars but noise is an issue...close quarters and it's really busy in there as you'd expect.

OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

We loved almost everything about A16 in SF. I only wish they offered more gluten free options. I advise them to include a risotto every day and or to offer GF Pasta. Also, please, please put up sound buffers so we can hear each other talk without getting a headache.

Winendine (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Great fun and food. Loved the pizza’s. Our waiter Sean was wonderful with wine suggestions.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Overpriced and small portions for food that was pretty bland.

DavidN (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

I love the food at A16, it's always a hit, but this last visit disappointed for two reasons. First, I found that the portion of pasta was small for the price. It was a pasta dish with black truffle and cocoa nibs, which was absolutely delicious, but was what I consider an appetizer size for one person for $31. Second, we were unfortunately seated next to a table of three people who were clearly drunk and crazy loud (one of the men was literally yelling) and slightly obnoxious. They bothered every table around them and the staff did nothing until the man at another table finally complained and the hostess said something to them. That worked for about 5 minutes and then they got loud again. They should have been kicked out of the restaurant for their level of inebriation and yelling. I will return to A16, like I said, the food and service is great, but maybe I'll try the Oakland location.

vipMKA77 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day -
Prix Fixe menu
Very festive atmosphere and great staff!

Nicoya (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food and tasting.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The food and service were good. The music was too loud.

vipLovestoeat66 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Very yummy food but noise level made it difficult to talk

ngca (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Service was wonderful. The food was good, but not as great as previous visit.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Loved the kale soffrito, the squash, steak and trout were all delicious!

vipchickenandegg (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

My visits are often hit /miss. The food quality is uneven, some dishes are great, others leave you scratching your head wondering whether it's the same team in the kitchen.

I was mentioning this to my wife on my way there and lo and behold, it happened again: one dish was excellent the pizza romana, but the pasta maccaronara had a single note of sun dried tomatoes. That said it's one of the better restaurant in the neighborhood and they have a great wine list.

Finediningexpert (Detroit)
3.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Extremely loud. Wine markup is a ripoff. ($105 for a $16 retail bottle). Pizza very good. Salad hard to eat as cuts were julienne and long. I felt like a rabbit eating it.

Federik (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Food was excellent!!the wine menu however way to extended and confusing
For a restaurant like this, make it simpler will work much better

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

We love “Di”

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

It was good. Pizza so good and burratta delish, pasta meh

vipAveragerestaurant (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

This restaurant is completely downhill from few years ago. The music was so loud and so upbeat. The décor is so dated with christmas light still wrapped in late January. The food was just ok and the pizza seems like the best of our meal but I can easily find similar pizza quality down the block and pay cheaper price and better services and decor. The staffs are friendly but Management seems very unprofessionally, no smile or Hello while guest walk by or ask questions.