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Firewood Cafe

4248 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2410
+1 415-252-0999
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good61%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tortellini” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (23 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe
€€ - €€€
4248 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2410
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firewood is a casual place known for roasted chicken, pasta, and salad. Menu is limited. Order at the cashier, then sit down. Make sure to ask for free olives. Portions are big and prices are decent. Great for groups. Service is always good, and food...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch here. Had the Caesar Salad with grilled chicken breast on top. Very tasty and very large portion.

Thank BizLuxTrvlr
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Busy pplace with a huge selection of foof. Wood Fired pizza sanwhiches pre-made salads or breakfast. Just about anything you can think off. Better than average airport food and prices not bad. Staff friendly too.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to go with a group of friends. Wonderful Italian food. Consistent quality. Great service. Nice open atmosphere. Relaxed.

Thank WombatboyOR
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Delicious menu of Italian staples and a selection of specials! The house tortellini with chicken was delicious and I wanted more! Definitely get the garlic bread!

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Two of my friends brought me a sampling of delicious foods on their journey from San Francisco to my apartment in New York City. The pizza was absolutely delicious, even though it needed to be heated in my microwave.

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Really enjoyed stumbling across this place just off Castro Street. No frills but clean, efficient and great pizza. Just what you need when you are in a hurry and starving. The pizzas were perfectly cooked and of the right size! Enjoy.

Thank Peterinl0nd0n
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We eat here after a long flight from NY, on our way to Hawaii, and didn't expect much, but the pizza was great, really fresh and tasted great!

Thank ChrisAdvisor1981
Reviewed 3 November 2016

For dinner, I needed to balance my vegan lunch with some cheese, and after walking in SF all day, my body craved carbs, fat and salt. Enter Firewood cafe - I had the Mushroom pizza. It was a great choice, came with a good tasting,...More

Thank visitorfromelsewhere
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A simple cafe - almost a cafeteria - One orders at the counter and pays, can take drinks to your table, and the order is delivered with silverware when ready. Basic pizzas and sandwiches, well prepared. Also pasta dishes. Small dessert menu - strawberry shortcake...More

Thank PliniusCaecilius
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4248 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-0999
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