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Ike's Place

Certificate of Excellence
The Castro
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3489 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-1731
(415) 553-6888
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Canton of Ticino, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Big expectations for Ike's place since the tv-show. The place was hard to find but we were so happy to finally get there. When we wanted to orded we was informed that the wait was over one hour for every meal on the menu. The guys did not seem to be in a hurry thou, no movement in the kitchen... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Great range of Sandwiches, seemingly endless options. Also great Vegetarian selection. Flavours are absolutely amazing and I highly recommend seeking this place out.

Thank RichardTheGreat
Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

I tried this restaurant because of its popularity and also its name featured on Top 100 restaurants 2016 by Yelp. I am glad I went to this place.. Its got a lot of variety of sandwiches and not only that they have a variety of vegetarian sandwiches too which surprised me. I being a vegetarian ordered "OMG Ryan Scott is... More 

Thank Fatimaabbas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I had the ménage A Trois on Dutch bread and banana peppers. This sandwich was delicious!!!! The neighborhood was a little questionable but sandwich was worth it.

Thank one4u2c
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Had a late lunch here and the food was great. Fast service and we were even provided with a gluten free roll for the member of our party who required it. Impressive fillings and range of sandwiches. Well done Ike's!

Thank 907andrewcharless
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Back with the Man v Food challenge sandwich from Ikes Place in Castro/Mission district. The $29 5lb Kriptonite! Busy place with ques outside and no where to park

Thank Cheekycockney190757
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

I went to a couple Ike's when I was in the San Francisco area. This one did not stand out in a good way. The sandwich was pretty tasty, although the menage a trois was overflowing with sauce. But seriously, it took me over 35 minutes from walking in the door, with only a line of 3 people ahead of... More 

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Bonaire, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This was recommended by a friend and I'm so glad we were able to get there. Be careful when eating the reuben and don't wear a white blouse, it leaks! but the sauce is amazing. The sandwiches are huge and every bite is delicious.

Thank mjm47
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Ike's has made me understand the obsession with sandwiches! My Reuben was delicious, juicy and was fabulous even with a gluten free bun! Bit too much sauce on some of the choices we had. No lines at 2pm today so no wait. Fresh ingredients and a fabulous vibe this weekend for Pride!

Thank Nikki_Aus73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The pastrami was not only delicious, it was enough for two meals. Well worth the wait! Kinda divey, but there's free Wi-Fi and bench seats to wait for the over-the-top delicious pastrami with coleslaw on a moist crunchy sourdough bun. Highly recommend!

Thank Curtis C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3489 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-1731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighborhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: (415) 553-6888

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Staying in The Castro

Neighborhood Profile
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart, the Castro is a neighborhood welcome to everyone. As one of the first predominantly LGBT neighborhoods in the United States and currently its largest, it remains one of the epicenters of activism in the nation. Grand theaters and glitzy shops now compete with bars and fashionable eateries for attention, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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