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2400 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1603 (Russian Hill)
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Ranked #46 of 5,036 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Austrian, German, International
Russian Hill
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Mill Valley, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

What a fun place to get a taste of Austrian black forest hunting lodge schtick. The staff are routinely friendly and happy. The place can get loud and noisy and the beer flows freely. The "boots" glasses of 5 liters are a hoot. The food is good but not great, it's the atmosphere that people come for. Most of the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed the food in this restaurant. I had the roasted chicken dish that came with red cabbage which I replaced with spazel. The food was delicious and tasted like it was homemade. The restaurant has a great atmosphere but it's very noisy. It's a great place to go with friends but I don't think it's suitable for a... More 

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Berkeley, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Grüß gott, tripadvisor users! Step off of Polk Street and step into Austria. At Leopold's you will find wiener schnitzel as good as you can get anywhere. No kidding. The strudel is also a must. The inside is decorated in a style reminiscent of an old Alpine lodge. What else can you ask for?

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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I live down the street from Leopold's and I go here at least once every couple months. The service is great, the beer is great, the food is super authentic. Good vibe there, too. I'm a big big fan of the goulash/spatzle/salad special. My advice is to get here on the early side, especially on Fridays and weekends, as the... More 

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Great Neck, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Terrific German food - I had the Beef Goulash - it was better than any I had eaten in Hungary. The atmosphere is a lot of fun. I usually do not like loud restaurants, but there was something about Leopold's that made the volume seem right. We were actually headed to a different restaurant, but the hills got the better... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I was going to have a salad (already ordered) and I saw the schnitzel and just had to had it! Ate soooo much but worth it. The 0.5 Stiegli is good also. I didn't lake the flourless chocolate cake so much although I ate it all. Recommend it.

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Mendon, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Everyone got to pick a place to eat and it was my turn. I wanted beer, good food, and fun. It was quite a walk up from the wharf, but worth every step. I'm a beer guy and love good German beer. This place has a great selection and Das boot as well. Kristin, our waitress, was great. Attentive, not... More 

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Apple Valley, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Loved this little place. Went for dinner. Service was great, food was great, atmosphere great! Good beer selection and traditional food. Fun environment. Had the pappardelle dish and the short ribs (reminded me of sauerbraten). Left there full and satisfied. Will go again.

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Tucson, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We came to Leopold’s based on a recommendation from a local and it lived up to the hype. This place feels like the gasthauses we visited in Austria and Bavaria. We weren't greeted when we walked in the door, and I didn't notice if there was a sign instructing us to seat ourselves, but after a few seconds a waitress... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We have been in San Francisco for almost two weeks and was looking for something different for dinner. This place delivered. Their beer list was extensive. But we wanted wine ...only because we did not want to get too full on beer. First we split the sausage appetizer. It is the perfect start for two people. We asked to substitute... More 

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Additional Information about Leopold's

Address: 2400 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1603
Phone Number: 415-474-2000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Austrian, German, International

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