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Joanie's Happy Days Diner

1329 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1331 (Russian Hill)
415-928-4343
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Ranked #110 of 4,950 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner
Neighborhood: Russian Hill
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We had breakfast. Plenty of food at reasonable prices. Friendly atmosphere. Good speedy service. Will try again when back in San Francisco.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This diner was recommended by someone in the City Sightseeing office and we ate breakfast here on three consecutive mornings since we found the service so efficient and the food so good and plentiful. We even bought a t shirt like the staff wear to bring home.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Had a fantastic breakfast here. Nice coffee and great choice. Had blueberry pancakes and breakfast burrito. Both superb!

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Pittsburgh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We sat out side and had a nice breakfast. The food was fresh and good, especially the has browns. Good service, the price was very good especially in downtown San Francisco

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Service is prompt and the food was very good. Location is not far from Fishermans Wharf. Not only is this a great restaurant for tourists, seems it also a locals gem.

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New York City, New York
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181 reviews 181 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Ten of us, ranging in age from 5 to 65, met up for breakfast at 9:30 on a Sunday morning. We were quickly and warmly welcomed by staff and ushered to a large table, given water, coffee, and multi-page menus. We felt no pressure to order quickly, though we did, out of hunger. The large menu had something for everyone,... More

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Laytown Co Meath
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129 reviews 129 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I loved my breakfast here and my only regret was not going back for more, I opted for the cornbeef hash with country style potatoes, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce and it was simply delicious. My husband opted for the pancakes with blueberries and strawberries and they were amazing. A place like this would do very well in Dublin. Simply... More

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Our first morning in San Fran we went to fishmans wharf to pick up some trip tickets. We asked where was a good place for breakfast and got recommended to here. It was convenient, good quality food, great service and reasonable priced. We'll be going back again... and again!

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Holmdel, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stopped here for lunch. Our meal was wonderful and service was fast. Breakfast menu also looked great. P.S. they have Malteds!!

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Stayed in a hotel across the road where breakfast was half as good and twice as expensive. Lovely French toast with sausage and egg and a very good breakfast burrito. Two happy customers.

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