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Lori's Diner

500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 981-1950
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Ranked #505 of 4,947 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Hamburgers
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Very friendly staff, we only had to wait a couple of minutes to get a table for breakfast. Food was great in good surroundings, well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Food was good and service was fast. Typical hamburger joint. Loved the 50's - 60's style of décor. I enjoyed my BLT with avocado and their potato salad. Left satisfied. We did eat here several times on our trip. They are open 24 hours. Centrally located in Union Square kitty corner from the Sir Francis Drake on Powell and Sutter.

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Scotland
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201 reviews 201 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Nice staff. Huge portions going past although only went in for a coffee. Great atmosphere and surroundings.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Had breakfast at the Union Square location. Good food, efficient and friendly wait staff. Interior is a throw back to the 50's diner decor and is clean and pleasant. Breakfast for one cost about $15.00 without tip.

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Champaign, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

With an excellent location at the corner of Powell and Sutter, Lori's combines good food, good food and atmosphere specializing in the the memorabilia and music of the golden age of rock 'n' roll of the 1950s. We were staying at a nearby hotel on Sutter and went out looking for a place to have breakfast. Stumbled on Lori's. Liked... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

The food was poor and service not good. There were 4 of us. 3 meals arrived together and I had to wait a good 5 mins after for mine. Wouldn't recommend.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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159 reviews 159 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Yes, step back in time, and plan to gain a few calories. Wow, hamburgers, shakes, onion rings, banana splits; all those great things you don't eat very often now. If you want a "flash back" food treat, head to Lori's. The wait staff will make you feel good, and wish you had come earlier. Stop and take a break if... More

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Putnam, Connecticut
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77 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

a seemingly ok place to get a bite to eat late night however, my late night steak sandwich turned into a morning of projectile sickness..the waitress literally spoke zero english too. There's so many spots to eat late night in SF, there's no reason to settle on this one.

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Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Had the patty melt, chili and open face turkey sandwich. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Had a malt and hot fudge Sunday. Both were good too

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Newcastle
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22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If your looking for a fab american diner, set in the 50s with great backround music, then this is where you should go! We visited here twice, once for breakfast then back for a burger and both meals were delicious! In the map we had from our hotel we had a 20 percent off voucher so keep your eye open... More

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