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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: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

Good location close to Union square. We went two days running for breakfast. Place is seat yourself, no long waits for a table or service. Early bird breakfast available with a small discount. Nice setting, family feel to the place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Thornaby On Tees, United Kingdom
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Thornaby On Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Good location close to Union square. We went two days running for breakfast. Place is seat yourself, no long waits for a table or service. Early bird breakfast available with a small discount. Nice setting, family feel to the place.

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Food got here fast. It was a typical breakfast nothing great to write about. It's in a decent location of you are sight seeing.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Good service..although you have to queue up at the counter to order your food, the staff was polite and efficient. The food was quite good and the portions were generous. Only negative was the bathroom....needed to be cleaned. It was kind of gross in there.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Ate there for breakfast while staying in the city. The breakfast was very good and at a great price. And the entire staff working there are extremely friendly. Each morning the breakfast was great. The place is clean as well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We went to 3 steakhouses in the area looking for dinner but everything was so proxy.. $39-$42 for a steak meal. We stopped in at Tads and had a great meal for the price. Sandwich shop environment but steak cooked well with flavor. My sister had the tuna melt and thought it was awesome. Worth the trip for inexpensive but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you Need some meat which is amazingly good, staff is very fast and the Price is awesome, you should go to Tad's Steakhouse. You receive Tad's Famous Steak (a Rib-Eye Steak of approx. 8oz (200g) inkl. a green Salad, Garlic Bread and a baked potato for the best Price in town! 2 People inkl. beverages will spend arould $35.-... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We walked by this place a few times & it always looked busy & smelled amazing. Decided to try it for lunch & both had the cheesesteak special. Portion was huge & so tasty. Perfect amount of gooey cheese & a perfect, soft sourdough bun. Friendly service & a quieter, clean place to eat.

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Montgomery, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It was our first time at Tad's and it will certainly be our last. Our tour guide suggested it. I didn't realize that it was a cafeteria style steakhouse. My father got the steak which he enjoyed but my mother and I got the half broiled chicken. It had to have been the driest, flavor lacking chicken I've ever had.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Had a great steak better price than most places just as good when my wife and I ate thee 20 years ago

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

What a top spot,next to Union Hotel. Food was inexpensive,wholesome and filling. Definetly cater for big eaters

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Additional Information about Tad's Steakhouse

Address: 120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
Phone Number: (415) 982-1718
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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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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