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Schroeder's Cafe

240 Front St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4403 (Financial District)
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Ranked #1,660 of 5,007 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $30
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: German, Continental, Californian, Café
Financial District
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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
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81 reviews 81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Visited here with a large group for drinks and dinner. The atmosphere is great, not exactly as what you would find in a German brew house (not as cramped), but with a similar feel. Beer choices are quite plentiful. The beer was definitely the highlight of the night. The one heart healthy choice - pan-seared trout, was fairly good, but... More 

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111 reviews 111 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I attended a conference in SF and they had a reception of drinks and snacks at this establishment, and I thought it was really good. I'd heard of it before but never visited until this trip, and I was pleasantly surprised with the "homey" pub-like atmosphere with some modern touches that appealed to me. Most especially I really liked the... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

6 of us ate there on a Monday night. It was not too crowded, but still lively. We ordered a bunch of appetizers and a selection of entrees. Tasty beer and cocktails. The wienerschnitzel was fantastic, the jagerschnitzel was also really good, sauer braten was tender and tasty. The potato pancakes and loaded tater tot nachos were highlights of the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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206 reviews 206 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My grandfather went to Schroeder's in the early 20th century. He was Swiss-born and appreciated the good German cuisine that this restaurant served. I went there with various family members in the late 1990s and, most recently, on November 22 of this year, following a major makeover of the restaurant. Although I preferred the old, authentic interior, the redesign was... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I planned a Reunion of students who had studied in Austria in the 1960's, and our dinner at Schroeder's was a very festive way to begin our celebration. We thoroughly enjoyed the remodel...including higher ceilings + the refurbished vintage murals were stunning! The waitstaff was very attentive and personable, and we found the food to be much better than described... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I can't compare apples to apples since I've never seen to Schroeder's before the remodel, but I like the modern beer hall look. With its spacious communal seating arrangements which encourages you to get to know thy neighbnor. On the other hand, the openess that this type of seating provides ensures that you hear their conversation. No biggie, we keep... More 

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marin county
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My first 25 years were pretty much spent in the Richmond district of San Francisco where wave after wave of various ethnicities shared their fare with us. The newly renovated Schroeder's is continuing this San Francisco history. The dark paneled rooms and murals have been moved right into modern times. The tradition of boisterous watering holes in the financial district... More 

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Danville, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Had a casual business lunch here. Shared the curry bratwurst sausage and my colleague had the chicken salad and I had SUPER spatzle. They had corn in it and it was creamy. Not diet food, but super yummy. It was listed as an appetizer but could be a good side dish to share. I would definitely have this again. The... More 

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It's a great room, beautifully reimagined. The beer is good. The service was good. That's all the nice things I can say. The food was absolutely dreadful. Truly one of the worst meals I have ever had at any restaurant any where, period. Perhaps it was just what we ordered (sauerbraten and duck pastrami), but that was inedible (we nibbled,... More 

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San Francisco
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

This is another in the new wave of German restaurants in San Francisco that prove how innovative and tasty German food can be. We ordered way too much food, mostly because it all sounded good, smelled, good and looked good. We weren't disappointed by anything. Duck Brest pastrami is amazing. Traditional sauerbraten was a revelation. And even the burger was... More 

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Additional Information about Schroeder's Cafe

Address: 240 Front St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4403
Phone Number: 415-421-4778
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
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 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: German, Continental, Californian, Café

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