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Cheesecake Factory O'Farrell

170 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-2202 (Downtown)
415 391 4444
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Ranked #182 of 5,041 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Cuisines: Dessert, Eclectic, International
Union Square
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Aachen, Germany
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The cheesecakes we tried were outstanding (velvet and chocolate) :) We sat on the terrace at night, great view but no service. By the time we finished the cakes and left, we had not been assigned a table... :(

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Our server was an angry rude young man. He never greeted us. Appetizers were served cold and after 45 mins. The restuarent was busy but if you cannot serve right than dont act you can or hire more people. Anyways, after requesting him to rewarm the appetizer. We started our long wait for the main entree. Guess what - that... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Reasonable cost ranging from US $15 & above for a proper meal. Great food - Steak, Salmon etc.. and of cos the peppermint bark cheese cake that is available only during xmas season. Really taste yummy! There are plenty of cheesecake flavors to be spoilt with.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The service was excellent and the Eggs Benedict were perfect. Only drawback was there were too many children present and it was noisy.

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Sydney, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The first time we went we were told we had to wait 90 minutes for a table. Fortunately the second time we allowed ourselves time and only waited for 20 minutes. The restaurant is uniquely located on the top floor of Macy's in Union Square. Some of the tables are seated outside on a terrace with a beautiful view. The... More 

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mt pleasant, wi
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116 reviews 116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Always busy at all hours so while shopping, I decided on a very late lunch (around 2). Still had to wait 10 minutes for a table. Because of the enormously large portions, I had the crab cake bites (appetizer) and a very small caesar's salad. And of course, a low carb cheesecake to go! All very good!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This restaurant was my wife's choice as she has always wanted to visit and she loves cheesecake (who doesn't). We both had pasta dishes that were very well cooked and seasoned and portion size was large but not overwhelming. service was very good and the cheesecakes WOW so much choice, don't worry the staff will advise you if you ask.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Fantastic restaurant in the heart of San Francisco on top of the Macy's building. What a unique experience to be able to eat outside and look out over Union Square. We didn't finish our meal as there was just so much food so we had it boxed up and gave it to a homeless person on the street.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The menu is RIDONCULOUS! there is so many options it confuses you more than helps. We took about 20 mins to decide what we wanted. This is a US institution so it is slick - good service, quick delivery of food, LOTS of choice. The food is all tasty and hot but nothing incredible - just good all American food.... More 

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Excellent views of Union Square, amazing food with friendly helpful service. Had to wait for a short time but then able to take ijn views of city.

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Additional Information about Cheesecake Factory O'Farrell

Address: 170 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-2202
Phone Number: 415 391 4444
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Cuisine: Dessert, Eclectic, International

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