Pompei's Grotto is a casual, family-friendly dining option on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. The restaurant specializes in fresh local seafood and Italian cuisine, including vegetarian and special dietary options. We feature homemade sauces and soups cooked from scratch using high quality, local ingredients (many from recipes handed down over generations). We are open for lunch and dinner 363 days a year (closed Christmas Eve night and Christmas Day), serving dinner all day and lunch until 4 p.m. daily. In addition to our regular menus, we offer seasonal specials daily.
Pompei's Grotto opened on February 1, 1946. Proprietors Frank and Marian Pompei
started with a small location which included just one counter, six stools, and five
tables. They served only seafood cocktails, cracked crab, spaghetti, and sandwiches.
From that humble beginning the restaurant expanded three times.
The history of the Pompei family has always been associated with the sea and fishing.
The family hails from San Benedetto d'Ancona in Italy, a seaport community on the
Adriatic Coast famed for its beautiful...Read More
Location & Hours
340 Jefferson Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Hours of Operation: Open daily at 11:00 a.m.
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