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5A5 Steak Lounge

244 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111-1826
+1 415-989-2539
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Japanese, American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
244 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111-1826
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a meal last night,we started with Cocktails at the bar with the most pleasant and friendly bartender. In fact he was the best part of our night. Adam is truly an asset to the business and if we lived locally would...More

Thank Marie-Louise B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came to 5A5 for a company team dinner, and it definitely helped that someone else was picking up the tab! Appetizers: Delicious. The fois gras was a small but tasty bite, the scallops were tasty, and the poke was good. Main course: The 100%...More

Thank SF-Ranger
Reviewed 10 March 2018

First, enjoyed a $28 glass of wine. Service was slow with the waiter handing drinks and food over the customers. Enjoyed the $500 plate of Kobe beef presented at the table. What a deal! The NY sirloin steak was of the same quality as any...More

Thank BoilerDaveNH
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Like Kobe beef? The famous Japanese beef is out-shined by Wagyu, and the A5 grade (think USDA Prime) is the best. It's not cheap. Nothing in SF is cheap, and they have a city tax added, as well. For a special treat, try some A5...More

Thank King_of_California
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Had theater tickets so stopped in for a quick-ish meal in the bar. Server was nice and the drink menu is strong. We each ordered a cocktail and then looked at the menu. We ended up not eating here because the menu is dated. Truffle...More

Thank berttaylorhanson
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Service was horrendously slow - took over 30 minutes for bread or appetiser. Told the waiter I was pregnant and when the soup came with soft cheese that was not listed on the menu, the waiter literally yelled at me for being more specific about...More

Thank LondonValleyGrl
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We recently went to 5A5 to celebrate our anniversary. We had three steakhouses we were trying to choose from and picked 5A5. Ambiance Our first impression: disappointed. We knew going in that this wasn't the traditional "steakhouse" but the atmosphere was not what we are...More

Thank ebwhyte
Reviewed 15 November 2017

A small establishment... but service excellent...and the steak I ordered was cooked to perfection...flavorful....delicious....and perfectly marinated. A bone-in rib eye. Best steak I've EVER had in my entire life...and I consider myself a gourmet connoisseur of food and wine.

Thank Wandering Jew
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I have to give this place a 4 for the service of our server. We got there a little early from 5he rest of our party so we sat at the bar and had a few drinks. The bartender was outstanding and we received great...More

Thank 22Traveler87
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Hands Down the best Steak I have ever had. Being a foodie my expectations are high since I eat at all the nice steakhouses in SF. 5a5 makes me upset because now every time I go out to a different restaurant it will not be...More

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narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111-1826
    (Battery Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-989-2539
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A stylish & modern take on the traditional steakhouse, blending the ambiance of a contemporary restaurant with that of a vibrant cocktail lounge. We serve the best, top quality steaks from around the world - US Certified Angus Beef and Australian 'Kobe' and the grade A5 100% Japanese Wagyu - highest grade of beef in the world. Our menu is also very accommodating with several non-red meat options and different sized portions available. Great for an outing with friends, a business dinner, or a romantic evening on the town- 5A5 caters to those looking for outstanding food & service complemented by a fun & upbeat dining experience. 5A5 - 5 senses / the A5 experience
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