Top 5 Italian Restaurants In Union Square – No.3 – Scala’s Bistro – 94102 – US

Top 5 Italian Restaurants In Union Square – No.3 – Scala’s Bistro – 94102 – US

Top 5 Italian Restaurants In Union Square – No.3 – Scala’s Bistro – 94102 – US

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Category: Italian

432 Powell St
(between Post St & Sutter St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
Neighborhood: Union Square

(415) 395-8555



Mon-Fri 7 am – 4 pmMon-Thu, Sun 5 pm – 11 pm

Fri-Sat 5 pm – 12 am

Sat-Sun 8 am – 4 pm

Good for Groups:

 YesAccepts Credit Cards:


Garage, ValidatedAttire:


Price Range:

 $$$ Good for Kids:

NoTakes Reservations:



NoWaiter Service:

YesOutdoor Seating:



Good For:


Full BarNoise Level:


ClassyHas TV:


NoWheelchair Accessible:

YesAbout Scala’s BistroAt Scala’s, memorable dining comes with the territory. Located inside the landmark Sir Francis Drake Hotel, facing the Powell Street cable car line, and steps away from Union Square, Scala’s is as San Francisco as restaurants come. And with great location comes great responsibility. Scala’s has earned its reputation among essential San Francisco experiences with its chef-driven menu, fresh local ingredients and an atmosphere as warm, comforting and classy as the food we bring to the table.chef

Menu for Scala’s Bistro



Zuppa Del Giorno

  • 10.00


Field mushrooms, favas, nepitella, pecorino

  • 14.00

Fritto Misto

Calamari, shrimp, padrón peppers, fennel, green beans, sherry-cayenne aïoli

  • 14.00

Moules Frites

Pei mussels, caramelized onions, spanish chorizo, onion jus, herb butter

  • 17.00

Beef Carpaccio

Angus beef, capers, lemon, arugula, olive oil, parmigiano

  • 15.00

Drakes Bay Oysters

Fresno chili-white balsamic mignonette

Half Dozen 17.00

Cured Meats Llano Seco

Ham, baesola, coppa picante, manchego, fresh ricotta, grilled country bread

  • 14.00




Tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil

  • 14.00

Coppa Salami

Green onion, braised peppers, spring garlic , fontina

  • 16.00

Squash Blossom

Crème fraîche, shaved summer squash, parmigiano, red chile flake, truffle oil

  • 16.00

Asparagus & Chanterelles

Crescenza cheese, parmigiano, green garlic, lemon agrumato oil

  • 16.00



Little Gems

Nicoise olives, french breakfast radishes, cucumber, french feta, chianti-oregano vinaigrette

  • 13.00


Nectarines, shaved fennel, parmigiano, lemon vinaigrette

  • 12.00

Coastal Greens

Bing cherries, pistachios, balsamic honey vinaigrette

  • 10.00

Heirloom Tomato

Watermelon, lemon verbena, basils, mint

  • 11.00


Hearts of romaine, shaved parmigiano, croutons, anchovies

Add Spanish White An… 2.00
Add Chicken 6.00



Pesto & Ricotta Ravioli

Lemon cream or marinara sauce

  • 16.00


Spicy calabrian sausage, pangrattato, broccoli di ciccio, parmigiano

  • 18.00


Genovese basil pesto, shaved parmesan, cherry tomatoes

  • 17.00

Linguine & Clams

Manila clams, garlic, roasted tomato, white wine, calabrian chilies

  • 21.00


Pork sugo, aromatics, tomato, swiss chard, marjoram, parmigiano

  • 18.00


Duck ragout, oven dried tomatoes, english peas, castel vetrano olives, parmigiano, gremolata

  • 19.00



Wild King Alaskan Salmon

Fennel confit, eggplant, quinoa, cucumber – yogurt sauce, harissa broth

  • 30.00

Roasted 38 Chicken Breast

Poblano roulade, farro, swiss chard, baby carrots, natural jus

  • 27.00

Roasted 38 Duck Breast

Early summer bean ragout, spring onions, santa rosa plums

  • 29.00

Grilled Flat Iron “steak Frites”

Spinach salad, crimini, bacon grain mustard vinaigrette, pommes frites

  • 28.00

Sea Bass (ca)

Heirloom tomatoes,mint, basil, peperonata, agrodolce

  • 29.00

Lamb Chops “scottaditto”

Ratatouille, artichoke chips, herb salad, vegetable brodo

  • 32.00

Petrale Sole

Summer beans, cherry tomatoes, lemon, brown butter

  • 32.00

What’s Popular Here?


Ai L. Came here for dine-about-town few days ago for dinner. It was pretty busy for a Wednesday night and… Read more

Squash Blossom

Robin C. Just arrived in San Francisco, and, with nothing but nuts on the plane, was I ever hungry! The… Read more


Rachel A. Scala’s Bistro was fine. Good food, but not quite worth the steep price at lunchtime. My friend… Read more

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