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Globe Restaurant

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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290 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94111-1804 (Battery)
The Montgomery and Embarcadero Muni & BART stations are about 10 blocks from the restaurant.
415-391-4132
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food anytime but one of the best for late night

Good food at reasonable prices (by SF standards). It is certainly one of the best places in its immediate neighborhood. It has been in business for some time and is well known as one of the best places in SF to get a good meal after 10 PM when most kitchens close.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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San Francisco, California
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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St. Louis, MO
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We first ate at Globe during one of our first trips to San Fran in 1997, at the time we also ate at Boulevard and Farallon, and we were so impressed with the prices and quality at The Globe. So we recently revisited without reservations and they were pretty full so the four of us ate at the bar. The... More 

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San Francisco, California
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good food at reasonable prices (by SF standards). It is certainly one of the best places in its immediate neighborhood. It has been in business for some time and is well known as one of the best places in SF to get a good meal after 10 PM when most kitchens close.

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Sea Girt, New Jersey
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60 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This cute little eatery is great for a late night craving or some apps after drinks. The mac n cheese is one of the best i've ever had! They have awesome salads if you're looking for lighter fair. The drinks and service is good too. Check it out.

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San Francisco, California
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This unpretentious restaurant may be a popular dinner site, but it also offers an excellent lunch. Although it's not an extensive luncheon menu, it is more than adequate. The meal began with complimentary onion bread, which is made and baked in the restaurant kitchen each morning. We had an order of pasta, which is also freshly made each day by... More 

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Illinois
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had a restaurant.com coupon and the restaurant wasn't very crowded. Despite these flags, we had and excellent, pleasant meal with great service. We had the duck confit with kumquat appetizer and it was so delicious. I ate the lamb and my husband had salmon. It was all perfect. The drinks were affordable and our waitress was great. I was... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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150 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Small restaurant good food nice small atmosphere. Loved the Rocky Jr chicken. Great service. Things kick up late if you go early better chance a getting seated quickly.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I met a friend who chose this restaurant. I understand from the reviews that it's more of a late night place. But when we were there at 7 pm it was dead. Just a handful of people in the place. The decor is sparse. It wasn't the kind of atmosphere I'm looking for on a Saturday night. The food was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant around 10 pm. Checked some reviews online and wanted to check out Kokkari which had very high ratings. When we arrived it was overcrowded and needed reservations. So we thought we would find anything open and just around the block we found Globe. The menu seemed interesting and very detailed and we ordered the... More 

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seattle
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Looking for something within easy walk in the FiDi and made it here. Did not disappoint. Started with the mussels, which were fabulous although I could have worked through them myself rather than sharing with the table. Followed up with the great roasted chicken with farro, asparagus, and mushrooms with citrus gastrique. Hit the spot. Will return!

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

We were told to go to this restaurant by three people in one night and we were not disappointed. Joe is back in the kitchen and he even brought a couple dishes for us to try. We can't say enough about this place, you have to go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 290 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94111-1804
    (Battery)
  • Public Transportation: The Montgomery and Embarcadero Muni & BART stations are about 10 blocks from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: 415-391-4132

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

Neighborhood Profile
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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