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Tad's Steakhouse

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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 57
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  • 108
    Very good
  • 87
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  • 16
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  • 11
    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
Fast and easy

We need a place to have a bite for lunch this was just we will looking for. I had cheese sandwich fries and a salad for under $15. It is not fine dining but the food was very good and I would come back here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
RiceWP
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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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236 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We need a place to have a bite for lunch this was just we will looking for. I had cheese sandwich fries and a salad for under $15. It is not fine dining but the food was very good and I would come back here again.

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Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I just got back from this place and the food is just plain bad. One of my friends ordered the house specialty, the steak and asked that it be cooked medium. It arrived rare. She sent it back and asked that it be cooked medium and it came back rare again. The steak was thin, fatty and tasteless. My buger...a... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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241 reviews 241 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Recommended by a friend and food was good but ambiance is disappointing. Looks more like a Fast Food Joint than like a famous 90 years old Steak Restaurant. Major renovation needed. First you have to pay at the cashier, then they give you a buzzer and you wait until you are called. So it is more like a self service,... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

For the price of 15 dollars, they serve a good sized steak with coleslaw, and a hefty serving of baked potato OR with two eggs and toast. It was really good and tasty we loved it! Their burgers were also pretty good. Big servings with big sides. Service was friendly enough, and the place was ok. We will eat here... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I had the famous tad's steak, which I really liked. It also come with a salad and smashed potato. The environment is kinda cheap actually, they should care more about the eating room.

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Big Bear Lake, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Quick breakfast, good quality food, fair price. Loved that it was right next to our hotel. We loved the way the eggs were cooked and the bacon was awesome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We have eaten a few times at Tad's and have always enjoyed it. It's not gourmet food, but it is good, quick, and reasonably priced. You order at the counter and they give you a pager so you can pick up your tray when your food is ready. The steak dinner comes with potato, salad, and garlic bread. You won't... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is a basic steakhouse at cheaper end of the market but knocking out good value for money. Cheap and cheerfull.

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Venezia
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16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I love this place. First time I went there was in 2006 and I can say the quality is the same ever since. Went there the other day and had a great cheeseburger. Fast service,great taste!

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Having eaten at Tad's New York back in the 70's, I was excited to be staying just across the street fron Tad's San Francisco at the Herbert Hotel. So one morning I crossed Powel Street aund stopped in for breakfast. It was about 8:30 AM and the restaurant was about 1/3 full as I stepped up to the counter expecting... 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
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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