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Tad's Steakhouse

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

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  • 52
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  • 78
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  • 16
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  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good cheap food

This restaurant is literally right next door to my hotel. I went in and ordered Tad's steak which came with a salad and baked potato. For $15 you can't beat that. It's not filet mignon but it is definitely a good steak and it's huge. They also have breakfast items which they serve all day. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
NTC214
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Atlanta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This restaurant is literally right next door to my hotel. I went in and ordered Tad's steak which came with a salad and baked potato. For $15 you can't beat that. It's not filet mignon but it is definitely a good steak and it's huge. They also have breakfast items which they serve all day. The neon sign reminds me... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Good steak for 15 $! steak cheese sandwich good too. nice place good food great prices. went back for cheese cake and it was good too just not like regular NY one i love.

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Woodcote, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Do not expect silver service but you can expect a good well priced meal. Place your order get your drink wait for your buzzer to go off and eat - simple. No hassling for tips. A fair selection of beers although, apprently, 16oz is a pint! Beer, Steak, baked Potato and Salad in central San Francisco all for less than... More 

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Watton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Excellent breakfasts, steak and eggs are particularly good, as is the coffee. All griddle cooked, not at all greasy, open from 7 am until late, highly recommended.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Visit this restaurant 20 years a go for the first time. The taste is the same, food is the same, ambience is the same. Keep coming back to this restaurant to remember my student life!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Visited here as the father-in-law wanted steak. The restaurant is very basic in appearance and it is very much do everything for your self (own cutlery get your own food etc). The restaurant could do with an update as it looks like a canteen and the upstairs area is full of storage boxes. Staff were friendly and food was ok.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is attached to the hotel, so it was very convenient for a quick breakfast in the morning before going out for the day. It is not fancy, but it is clean, convenient with good service and good quality food.

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Marietta, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I was concerned that this was going to be a fancy, expensive steakhouse but it's anything but that. Cafeteria style ordering and the dishes that go with it. I had the lunch special of steak sandwich combo. Salad was small and cafeteria like, fries were uninspired, but MAN OH MAN did they not skimp on the steak and cheese. It... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

On Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, there was a line out the door (@ 20 min. wait). You order at the counter and sit where ever. I didn't have the steak, but it didn't look too bad for downtown SF. Considering this is not a high service, high quality place; it was a pretty good experience. Sort of like... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The place is located just off Union Square. I had the Tad's special cut steak ($ 14.95) which came with potato and salad. The stack was not the best I have ever eaten, but at that price who would expect so?

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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 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm

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