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701 Second St, San Francisco, CA 94107 (The Embarcadero)
(415) 537-9020
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Ranked #1,376 of 5,007 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $25 - $60
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Townsend
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Warsaw, Poland
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92 reviews 92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Was with an old friend for dinner here. Good scotch selection. Very nice flatiron steak and very accommodating to special dietary requests. Pleasant, cool dark atmosphere in the evening. The wait staff was very nice. Overall just a good, pleasant dinner where I didn't mind paying the bill. If there is a Giants game on it might be hectic. Sidewalk... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have had more than one bad experience here but still friends drag me there after a Giants game and I go along reluctantly. You will find that their post game strategy is to tell you that the kitchen closes 30 minutes after the last pitch to get you to order something right away. Then they purposely hold the tag... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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265 reviews 265 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a wonderful spot for a meal and/or drink. I imagine before a Giants game across the street, it's the PERFECT choice. I love lunch time, outside on the sidewalk. Wonderful people watching. Superb friendly service. A little pricy, including for the wines, which could be a tad more creative considering you're in the heart of one of the... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

seated fast without any reservation moscow mules and food were great Place was crowded but fun was had by all

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Kensington, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Went last night for early dinner before the Giants game. Pretty crowded, but managed to get a table for the 4 of us. One hostess was rude, twirling her hair whether deciding to seat us. The other hostess was very nice and led us to a table. The server was great. We had garlic fries, calamari for appetizers they were... More 

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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110 reviews 110 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

It's expected this place would be a little pricey being downtown, especially for just lunch. But the food was great, people were friendly, and the place was nice. A few more items on the menu might have been nice. Also, they closed kind of early for being next to ATT park on the fireworks night..

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130 reviews 130 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

6 of us for lunch mid week. Great salads, huge burgers, super hot wings and all well cooked, good service. A really good local to drop in for some food or just a drink. Definitely worth trying if you are the vicinity.

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Sausalito, CA
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97 reviews 97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Last week my company had a private holiday party at Paragon's GALLERY room with a buffet in their library. This was the most hassle free and easiest, tastiest place in memory to have our holiday party with 45 guests. Servers were attentive and not intrusive. We also enjoyed the fact that we weren't rushed out of their with a cut-off... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

My husband and I had not realised it was Thanksgiving and that most restaurants and shops are closed that day. So I was glad to be able to get a reservation online for dinner. The set price seemed reasonable at first. However the meal, even though it was nice, was not worth the price. Added to that 2 glasses of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I come here a lot as I live close by. The beer selection is amazing and the service is outstanding. Decent price point and bbq night on Wednesdays mixes things up!

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Additional Information about Paragon

Address: 701 Second St, San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone Number: (415) 537-9020
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Embarcadero
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 60
Cuisine: American

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