Frequently Asked Questions



Reservations are not required but strongly recommended. For parties of 8 or less you can make a reservation onlineIf you’re looking for a reservation of 9 or more, please give us a call at 415-771-4383 during the restaurant operation hours.  


We offer complimentary valet parking right on our Pier. Drive down Al Scoma Way to Scoma’s parking lot, and a friendly valet will greet you in front of our restaurant. If our lot is full, we validate parking at the Triangle Parking Lot which is just one block away from Scoma’s. 

Walk-Ins and Waitlist

If you don’t see your desired date or time, the means we are at capacity and cannot accept any more online reservationsWe do accept walk ins, and you are welcome to come in and put your name on the waitlist or join our online “Waitlist”. You can get on the waitlist from anywhere via the Waitlist on our reservation’s platform, and our host will text you when your table is ready. Please note our waitlist option is only accessible during same day restaurant hours and shown in real time.  


Muni #47, F Line, Cable Car  

Dress Code

Smart casual dress is recommended for all dinersIf you are planning to dine outside, we recommend you dress in layers as the weather along the water can get chilly when the the fog rolls in. 


Covid-19 Precautions

Scoma’s adheres to all local guidelines regarding Covid-19 precautions. It is optional for employees wearing mask on their shift. 

Private Dining and Groups

Please submit your inquiry through our Event Booking Request. You can also email us at with questions about private dining. 

Paying for a Guest

We do not accept pre-payments. If you would like to pay for a guest who made reservation at Scoma’s, it is best to purchase a gift certificate. In the occasion that you would like to surprise your guest, we are happy to assist you. Please contact our managers for the arrangement. 

Corkage Fee

Scoma’s corkage fee is $25 per standard bottle and $45 per magnum. We will waive this fee if you purchase one of our bottles. 

Cake Cutting Fee

We have a cake cutting fee of $3 per serving for any outside desserts. This includes cupcakes or any other item that will be served in the restaurant


We are hiring!

We are actively looking for talented individuals to add to both our Front of House and Back of House team. You are welcome to drop off your resume in person or send it to, and let us know what position you are interested in. 


We've been accepted into the Sustainable Seafood Alliance!

As leaders in marine conservation and climate change advocacy, Smithsonian affiliated Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco is proud to welcome Scoma’s Restaurant as a partner and promoter of the Sustainable Seafood movement. Click to learn more… 

Sustainable Seafood

Scoma’s is committed to serving sustainably sourced seafoodCurious about what sustainable seafood is? Learn more about it from Monterey Bay’s Seafood Watch program

Barrel-to-Table Wine Program

Our Barrel-to-Table wine program pours fresh, high quality, local California wines through our state-of-the-art wine tap delivery system. Learn how we saved thousands of bottles on our blog.