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Piccadilly Fish & Chips

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Neighborhood:
Nob Hill
American, English, Seafood, Fish & Chips
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1348 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4618
415-771-6477
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 2
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best chips I've had since leaving the UK 6 years ago!

The Picadilly doesn't look too good from the outside but don't let that put you off, this is truly the best hidden gem I've ever found! The chips were cooked to perfection, he even does scraps or batter bits or whatever you want to call them, the fish is an excellent white and it may not be quite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
bobfurness
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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  • Families with children
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English first
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Picadilly doesn't look too good from the outside but don't let that put you off, this is truly the best hidden gem I've ever found! The chips were cooked to perfection, he even does scraps or batter bits or whatever you want to call them, the fish is an excellent white and it may not be quite the same... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Looks grubby but smells awesome. I first popped in after a few scoops over the road at McTeagues Saloon. The reason it tastes so good is that it has a proper double tank, deep fish and chip range like you find back home. I visited three nights on the bounce having fish bites and chips each time. Cracking batter, great... More 

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Los Angeles, Ca.
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Located in a row of shops isn't a problem for a fish and chip shop---I am from the UK and that's where they are generally located. Authentic feel and deep fryers bode well. What isn't so good is the incredibly small pieces of (cod??) fish. The Asian guy who runs the place speaks no English except he knows the words... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Standard fish & chips was fresh, authentic (wrapped in newspaper) and quite good for the genre. Most-importantly: I suffered no indigestion. Yes there is a fry-oil scent in the air. Yes the place is nothing to look at. A sign states that this is a cash-only establishment. But the fish was crisp & light, and not oily. A lot of... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

I was excited. A local, who is a client, told my coworker this is a must. The best fish and chips in the bay Area. I was expecting a half decent place. Turned up and saw a small, scruffy, carry out establishment with a few tables. It was empty and the owners barely spoke any English. Portions small, fish not... More 

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boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2009

Oysters are one of my favorite food and they served up (on newspaper) the most succulent fried oysters I have ever had! and at a great price. just a couple of tables; mostly take out.

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city by the bay
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2008

I really like the food at this joint. It's a little on the pricey side, BUT hey, you gotta pay for what you want right! I give them aTHUMBS UP! Keep ip the good fryin'. BIGG SEXXY @ NATIONWIDE

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2008

pick em' up and bring them to the Edinburgh Castle.

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California, Maryland
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116 reviews 116 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2006

If you like your fish with a really thick and greasy coating, this is the place for you.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2005

You can smell the unchanged fryolator grease 2 blocks away. The place looks filthy inside and the food doesn't look much better. It was so unappetizing I left and never ordered.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1348 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4618
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighborhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: 415-771-6477

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, English, Seafood, Fish & Chips

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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