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Grubsteak

1525 Pine St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4611 (Civic Center)
415-673-8268
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Ranked #358 of 4,936 restaurants in San Francisco
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Civic Center
Most recent review
- Aug 1, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Civic Center
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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184 reviews 184 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Set in an old carriage the Grubsteak has a humble exterior that belies the quality of its fayre and the friendliness of its service. We ate two excellent meals there and were really impressed with the friendly, informal atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

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Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our flight was delayed over 4 hours, and it was quite late when we finally made it to San Francisco. Thank goodness my sister lives in SF and is familiar with the area around our hotel (Holiday Inn). She took us to The Grubsteak after we got checked in, around 11:00pm. We were tired and hungry, and the Grubsteak hit... More

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Selma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This place makes the most fantastic burgers. The Nugget burger is our favorite with sweet potato fries! The Nugget is a quarter pound burger with cheddar or montery jack cheese, bacon and a fried egg! Everything is made fresh, no heat lamps here! When you're in the city, look this place up! You doing be disappointed!

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Lorton, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

It opens around 5pm for dinner and closes at 4am after the early breakfast eaters. Had a burger with bacon and a milkshake for dinner. Would recommend it for anyone looking for a late night bite to eat. Good food, good service, good prices and a good atmosphere.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

It was a neat experience. It was out of the way from tourists and the food was good. So glad we decided to go there for dinner one night. Service was awesome, out waitress was great.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

In SFO for business. Small place around the corner from my hotel. Excellent prices, great menu and beer selection ( probably wine too but I am a beer girl). Burger was cooked perfect. Great char taste. Good conversation with locals. Overall A+++

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Toronto, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We came with a toddler who was very grouchy and very jet lagged. Grubstake was the perfect remedy. Delicious burgers, friendly, tolerant servers, and quick service! Started our trip off right.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

It opens around 4/5pm for dinner and closes at 4am after the early breakfast eaters. Good food, good service, good prices and a good atmosphere.

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Food here is excellent, if you stay at Holiday Inn Golden Gateway this marvellous diner is just around the corner.

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devon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

While staying in San Francisco for three days on our tour we found this hidden gem in Pine Street.It was a three minute walk from our hotel the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway on Van Ness Avenue.The outside appearance does not reflect the excellent cuisine and service received inside.The menu is extensive with also a Portuguese influences on some dishes.We were... More

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