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Lefty O'Doul's

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Union Square
American, Irish, Bar, Sandwiches, Pub
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333 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1801
415-982-8900
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7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Buffet, Late Night

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  • 262
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  • 125
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  • 47
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  • 41
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Stop

Was here for lunch. First, I really liked the cafeteria style buffet where you can see what you order. I had the turkey enchilada, which was ok. Others had a pastrami sandwich and meatball sandwich. I'd say stick with authentic, it was much better. I should've known better ordering Mexican at an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
John F
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Tuscaloosa
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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Smiths Falls, Canada
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were staying nearby - dropped in our first evening for a drink & a sandwich. Popular with tourists, good beer, OK food, good value.

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Ballarat, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

After being recommended by our tour guide to go here for a meal we went expecting something good, I instead the server was so rude I would've walked out had my husband not already been served. Bar staff offhand, food ok but not great. My husband who is generous with his rating said he'd give it a 5/10 - not... More 

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Columbus, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Next door to Handerley Hotel. Great spot for breakfast. Try the chicken apple sausage. Prices were reasonable.

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Albany, California, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Old style Irish pub close to Union Square. Food and drinks are cheap. Very good value for SF. Live Irish music was nice when we went there.

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stopped here during the fourth quarter of the NBA finals, and it was packed given Golden State Warriors were playing. We could barely get to the bar, let alone the deli counter. But the food looked fantastic, and I wish I'd had time to grab a sandwich.

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Tuscaloosa
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Was here for lunch. First, I really liked the cafeteria style buffet where you can see what you order. I had the turkey enchilada, which was ok. Others had a pastrami sandwich and meatball sandwich. I'd say stick with authentic, it was much better. I should've known better ordering Mexican at an Irish pub. Oh well, my fault. The people... More 

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Glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

the Irishman on the piano is a hoot forget the singing but the patter is outstanding and very very funny. Breakfast good but slightly more expensive than some other diners.

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bacolod city
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Stayed at a hotel near the restaurant. Good breakfast choices. Fast service, with friendly staff. Convenient location near Union Square.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had breakfast one morning in San Francisco. nice American breakfast plate. service is quick, staff are friendly. You can give a chance here. I like it very much .

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Canvey Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

we stumbled across this place on our 1st evening - jet-lagged & not sure what we wanted to eat! The staff were friendly & explained how everything worked. Food was great, brilliant value for portion sizes. We came back for breakfast (twice) & lunch - need I say more!! Don't miss it.

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Additional Information about Lefty O'Doul's

Address: 333 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1801
Phone Number: 415-982-8900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American, Irish, Bar, Sandwiches, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 333 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: 415-982-8900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Irish, Bar, Sandwiches, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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