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333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2116
415-923-4400
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Ranked #1,313 of 5,039 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $20 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Cuisines: American, Gastropub
Neighborhood:
Union Square
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Mason St.
Transit: Muni: 38 Geary
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Suffolk, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Went twice for breakfast. The buffet is overpriced at around 25 bucks for adults. Kids are 6 bucks, which I feel is fair. Lots of food options including breads, fresh squeezed vegetable/fruit juice, pastries, eggs, French toast, potatoes, salad bar, breakfast meats, lunch meats, olives. You can order pancakes and/or omelets. The buffet eggs are soupy but they can make... More 

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San Jose, CA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

My daughter, Kimi, and I ate here last Wednesday night before a play at ACT and enjoyed our meal very much. If you are seated near the bar, ask to move because it gets really loud. We were seated in a booth well away from the noise and could easily talk at a normal volume. I ordered a delicious "blind... More 

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Badger
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Poor service, over cooked food and then expecting me to give a 15% tip was outrageous I crossed it out and only tipped 5%. I ate sandwiches from Starbucks rest of the time. The Bell Boys were very good and I tipped them.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The food is good, simple and tasty. Not a huge menu, but friendly staff and a nice atmosphere make this an easy choice for a low key and casual dinner. Not for special occasions, but great after a day's shopping!

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Houston, Texas
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388 reviews 388 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Good selection of local beer on tap and wine by the glass or bottle. Food was good. Filled up on a couple of appetizers rather than a main.Can be busy in the evening. Bar available for drinks.

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West Sacramento, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Basically, if you are a barbarian like me, then you do NOT belong here. My experience here will be undeniably uncomfortable. I channeled my inner-barbaric nature sitting at the center of attention with my chicken wings P.S. The chicken wings were great.

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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We shared crab Mac and cheese if I remember correctly and it was delicious! Our server was very helpful with recommendations and knew the menu well. We shared a chocolate cake with caramel and it was a real treat!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Had a good meal here, but nothing extraordinary. I had the mac and cheese with crab. It was good but parts of it were a little lukewarm. My husband had the roast chicken which was very good. Only bad part was the broccolini on the side which was virtually cold. Best part of our meal was our very helpful and... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The Urban Tavern is where breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served as well as being a great gathering place for happy hour. It is generally packed, a testimony to the quality.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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152 reviews 152 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This restaurant / bar is attached to the Hilton Union Square. It is the only place to eat and drink in the hotel. (There is also a Starbucks) We visited it a few times for afternoon drinks and some appetizers before venturing out for dinners around town. It gets crowed in the bar area in waves; after work and late... More 

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Additional Information about Urban Tavern

Address: 333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2116
Phone Number: 415-923-4400
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Monday 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 100
Cuisine: American, Gastropub

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