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Tad's Steakhouse

Union Square
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120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
(415) 982-1718
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7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout

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Good Meal

Good location in lower Powell Street. Good food. Very busy. Had a fun time. We would definitely eat at Tad's again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

Good location in lower Powell Street. Good food. Very busy. Had a fun time. We would definitely eat at Tad's again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

Very good food at very reasonable prices.The atmosphere is quaint and down home with great service. Save a few bucks and have a good meal while on the road.

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

A couple of years ago, this place was great but on my last two visit is the meat was of very poor quality, tough and fatty. The baked potato which accompanies it came without any dressing. When I asked for soured cream, I was told I needed to pay an extra 33 cents. The people who take orders are quite... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 NEW

Our 'regular' breakfast place wasn't serving breakfast so we headed 'round the corner to Tad's. I'm glad we did.They have loads of options and it all looked unhealthy and yummy. I had the Sourdough french toast - heavy but very good. And my friend had eggs. Also good.

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We stopped here for an All American Breakfast Special $8.50 each. Eggs with Bacon, Breakfast Potatoes and Toast and the Food was OK and so was the Service but the main draw is the fact that it is an All American Diner, so old fashioned it was quirky. It is not exceptional but worth a visit. We saw steaks being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

while in sAN FRANCISCO WE FOUND THIS GREAT PLACE IN THE MIDDLE OF DOWNTOWN.It was our saviour. a great steak at even a great price being from texas we know what a good steak is and they have it here

Tomball, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Stopped in for breakfast and we were pleased. They had good food and great people. Thinking about going back for the burger at lunch.

Cedar Hill, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Was looking for somewhere close to dreamforce but not crazy busy. This place was great. Good food, casual and lots of locals...we were the only ones with the backpacks. Price wasn't bad either.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I can only rate this restaurant on it's breakfast as that is the only meal we had there. The staff was friendly, attentive, courteous and quick. The food was good, but average.Tad's is connected to Hotel Union Square, which is where we stayed. They offer a room service menu to the guests there. There is a convenient back entrance connecting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Had the early bird American Breakfast which was tasty. The only downsides were they aren't flexible on the order as my fiancée wanted pancakes instead of French toast and potatoes but was unable to do that so had to order a side of pancakes instead for an extra $6. Also maybe a bit too much oregano on the potatoes but... More 


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: (415) 982-1718

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse


Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm

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