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Lori's Diner

Union Square
American, Pizza, Cafe, Diner
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500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 981-1950
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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    4 of 5 stars
good experience

nice to have a "diner" experience. food is good, quick and cheap! service is great specially if they know you are tourists.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here a couple of times for some lunch. Very relaxed setting, with nice food, great if you are super hungry. Super large range of food, so something for everyone.

Thank Phil_G99
Szeged, Hungary
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had here some hamburgers from different variety, and everybody was completely satisfied. Delicious, American way of kitchen, and cold tap beers. My recommendation is going for them!

Thank Laszlo T
Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is on par with a Chili's or Applebees. The atmosphere is nice, and it is quite enough for groups to engage in conversation. The pie is not fresh.

Thank JHunterP1990
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice to have a "diner" experience. food is good, quick and cheap! service is great specially if they know you are tourists.

Thank OZNoplacelikehome
washington, dc
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast at Lori's. The Marriott across the street recommended them (and pointed out a discount coupon on the tourist map). Great choice. I had a vegetarian omelet that included vegetarian chili and related condiments. It was perfect for a big breakfast. Coffee was very good. Recommend.

Thank Tenley
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lori's was fine - it was close to my hotel. There was nothing to complain about. Burger, fries, and soft drink with tip - $20. Service was friendly.

Thank Irishwhite01
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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368 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The decor of this place is great... Looks like a real 1950's diner. The food is pretty average though. I had chicken tenders and sweet potato fries which were good but very average. My girlfriend had the roast turkey but didn't really enjoy it that much.

Thank darrylgreen
Verona, New Jersey
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214 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice diner food; they have it all, from burgers to salads to nice desserts. Service was quick and efficient.

1 Thank BenjaB
Mexico City, Mexico
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love places that serve breakfast all day….specially if their pancakes are as good as in this place and my husband can eat a great burger and fries while I´m over pancakes and hash brown! Perfect!

Thank Ximena G
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the grilled chicken teriyaki and it was very good, service was quick. Was a pleasant surprise. Was expecting more typical "diner" food, but was much better, lots of variety on the menu, huge portion.

Thank suett1_10

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: (415) 981-1950

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Cafe, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Union Square
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