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Firewood Cafe

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SFO, Highway 101, San Bruno, CA 94128
+1 650-588-8464
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Sacramento, California
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238 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

While waiting for our next flight, we discovered a large food court and noticed that the Firewood Cafe was advertising breakfast. The mixture of scrambled eggs, bacon and potatoes seemed to fit the bill. The food was o.k. except for the fact that it came in a large carboard box rather that a plate, which made the food somewhat less... More 

Thank chaslin19
Orinda, California
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495 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had time to eat breakfast and so stopped in. When we FINALLY got our breakfast (service was horrendous), the food was good--nothing special but better than the traditional airport fare.

Thank Kesslane
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Bad restaurant and the calamari didn't taste good,,,,my husband found hair inside the calamari and we told them but they didn't said sorry or changing the calamari,,,,this is really bad experience we had

Thank Styfany N
Singapore, Singapore
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602 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 486 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Not too many choices at the international end of SFO as some eateries are closed for renovations esp. where i get my fix of steak sandwich (closed). The wood fire pizza i had was not bad and i like esp fresh ingredients. most food sold at airport are mass produced or precooked but for pizza, you at least get it... More 

Thank Highadventurer
Crestline, California
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187 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

For airport food, this pizza is really good! I've never had a bad pizza here. Fast and friendly service, I can always count on grabbing a tasty bite when at SFO airport. The price is reasonable too.

Thank flyboymlc
Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016

After a bad experience at the Buena Vista Café who did not like customers, Firewood Café took care of us, fixed the pizza just like we wanted. We will be back.

Thank Dee E
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Was hoping for something not typical of airport quality food. Unfortunately didn't find it here. Had a veg omelet and couldn't get past the smell of the mushrooms to even eat it. Just bad. Won't be going there again.

Thank Bill K
Seattle, Washington
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418 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stopped here for a meal while waiting for a flight out. Although the pizza is baked fairly quickly in their wood fired oven, it does take several minutes so allow time for it to be prepared and baked. The crust was thin, but crisp and solid enough to hold up. They offer a reasonable variety of toppings and everything... More 

Thank GoAlong2
Belfast, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

On arrival at SFO we found out that our check in would be delayed so we just needed somewhere close by to sit, chill, and pass the time. Firewood was the obvious answer. Spent a couple of hours here and we never encountered any problems, as alluded to in other reviews. Quick and pleasant service with prices that were not... More 

Thank RJK010
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Terrible service. Staff could not care less whether they sell something or not. Overpriced for poor quality food

Thank World_Traveler_Linus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SFO, Highway 101, San Bruno, CA 94128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-588-8464

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?