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Party Size
For 2
12:00 AM
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Booked 54 times today
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2073 reviews
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$30 and under
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French American
Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Rising Star Chef Nominee by the James Beard Foundation, Founder Chef Luke Sung, at Isa has received many accolades from five consecutive years on the Chronicle's Top 100 Bay Area Restaurant List to the Top 40 in Zagat. This is a restaurant not to be missed in San Francisco.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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French American, Californian, Bistro
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Hours of operation
Tuesday - Thursday - 5:30 - 9:30 pm
Friday - 5:30 - 10:00pm
Saturday - 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Sunday - 5:00 - 9:00 pm
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Phone number
(415) 567-9588
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Founder Luke Sung
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Cross street
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Parking details
Street parking is available.

Parking Structures Nearby:
• Lombard Street Garage.
Lombard between Webster & Buchanan (alley between Fillmore and Webster)- 3 blocks
• Metered Public Parking Garage
on Pierce Street between Lombard and Chestnut - 2 blocks
• Wells Fargo Bank (after 6pm)
entrance at Chestnut or Lombard between Steiner and Fillmore - 1 block
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Public transit
Muni line 43: Exit Lombard @ Pierce
Muni line 45: Exit Union @ Fillmore
Muni line 30: Exit Chestnut @ Fillmore
Muni line 28: Exit Lombard @ Fillmore
Muni line 22: Exit Fillmore @ Lombard.
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Special events & promotions
Our bi-level patio received the Best of City Search for 2010. We can accommodate up to 65 people or rent the partial patio.
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Gift Card
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

Private Dining

Our heated patio is available for private parties, and is the perfect place to host your rehearsal dinner, graduation celebration, birthday party, and more!

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$5 - Happy Hour Special

Select Wines by the glass and Fresh Soju Cocktails for $5

Terms and Conditions: Excludes tax and service

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: August 23, 2017

Ends: March 31, 2018

Availability: Sun 5:00PM-6:45PM
Tue-Fri 5:30PM-6:45PM
Sat 5:00PM-6:45PM

What 2073 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5  based on recent ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipLiveToEat (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Great from beginning to end. Great food, reasonably priced, plenty of choices in the menu, attentive service pleasant environment, and especially for us seniors, we can carry a conversation without shouting! Will go again anytime.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined 5 days ago

We unfortunately had to wait over an hour and a half for appetizers and it was extremely loud. While the staff was friendly that level of service is unacceptable.

Kathryn (Detroit)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Delicious food and great atmosphere - this would be a great place for a date or an anniversary!

williams (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Food is excellent! I enjoyed the food and the $5 wine. Definitely will go back

LaurenE (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

We had a wonderful experience at Isa. The food was incredible and the service was wonderful. It was worth the drive from the South Bay - we will be returning!

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

great food valentine's day special near theater in every way excellent!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines day
The price is to big and the food os not the best

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Terrible service. We got there at 8:45 and by 10:45 we still hadn’t received our entree. The waiter rudely told us he forgot to put in our entree then asked “do you even want it?” Totally rude and ruined our Valentine’s Day. We ended up just leaving and not having our dessert. Will never return

BrettK (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines fixed menu was full of options and each course was interesting and very good. Restaurant was at capacity so service suffered a bit but i still found the wait staff to be knowledgable.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Went there for Valentines Day and the prefix menu of five course is so delicious and perfect. They were able to accommodate with non seafood eaters like myself. Will definitely go back for the Truffle Risotto! ❤️

OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We went there on Valentine's Day. The outdoor seating was warm and lovely. Table and plate were minimum decorated. Food was designed to be served swiftly on a holiday occasion, nothing fancy but tasty nevertheless. We had 4 different waitors checking on us and all were lovely. Overall great value!

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

This place is great. We had enjoyed the risotto, salmon carpaccio, and goat cheese

vipJohn (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Really nice staff and delicious food. The mushroom risotto is great. On the pricey side for food, but not overwhelming. A little slow with coming to our big group of 8 with taking orders, drinks, etc in the beginning. Otherwise, a staple restaurant and one that I'll come back to frequently.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Hey find meal with our son who is visiting from Tokyo. Among other things we had crab salad, Muscles, fish of the day, Lamb and tuna tartare. All were excellent. Our server was great. My only complaint is that the ambience was nothing special and the tables were too close together. That aside we are Shirley to go back because of the quality Of the cuisine.

vipskigirl (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Isa is amazing. I have been twice now: once with a group of 5 other people and we sat in the lovely outdoor space in the back of the restaurant, and once for a date. Between the 2 visits, since this is a share plates kind of place, I have had almost everything on their menu and every single item was delicious. Definitely a gem in the Marina/Cow Hollow area.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Loved it! This is my second visit to Isa in the past two weeks. It is that good and the service is that great! Jonathan was our server on both occasions. His ability to make you feel welcome and knowledge of the food and wine list is a bonus to the entire experience. What a delight! You can’t go wrong with any of the menu choices. Each one is different and every bite is delicious.

vipYms41 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Fantastic as always! This restaurant has never disappointed me and it's great to see it continuing to strive. We went on the last evening of Restaurant week and it was packed. We sat at the bar and had a delightful meal. Thank you!

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Really enjoyed family dinner at Isa. Food and service were great.

Hannah (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

I have been twice before and was impressed, but this time it was a disappointment. We visited during restaurant week and the entire place was packed. The food options were good, but everything felt rushed and mass produced. The dishes came out at different times, but they weren't designed to be family style or tapas so it left one person just watching the other eat. The bread and butter was good and I loved the creme brûlée. For the high price tag I would expect much better service and food quality.

TheHungryOD (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

The restaurant week menu included several options for each course, all of which were delicious and of good value. The food was delicious as always, the steak and scallops were perfect. I have never been disappointed!