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Tadich Grill

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Financial District
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240 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4361
+1 415-391-1849
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took Trip Advisor advice and made this our place to eat dinner on a quick trip. Lots of wonderful locals, serve staff was attentive, friendly and fun! Food was fantastic, not overly priced and topped off a great day sight seeing in this beautiful city. Yes, you have to wait a bit - no more than an hour (we waited... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a wonderful classic seafood restaurant and bar! Old feel charm with amazing bar tenders and wait staff. Cocktails were top notch and the appetizers we had were amazing.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I arrived right before 5 pm on a Saturday and got the only 2 seats left at the bar. There was already a 20 minute wait for a table so get there early! They do not take reservations and by 6 pm there were at least 25 people in line. Must get the Seafood Cioppino -- their... More 

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Emerson, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a dinner of 13 people here. Everyone enjoyed their meal. We had a variety of entrees. The fish entrees are especially good.

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San Juan
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This tourist trap should have been out of business a long time ago, but still attracts unsuspecting visitors like me. I don't understand the good reviews, unless they never had dinner in a good restaurant. The prices are comparable to top steakhouses, but the steaks are of bottom quality, tough and overcooked. The wines are expensive, even for San Francisco... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First trip to the city and had no idea where to eat. Stopped a local near the Embarcadero Center and he recommened Tadich, the oldest restaurant in San Francisco if not all California. Great bartenders, wonderful food and atmosphere! Spencer get us entertained. If you are gong to have dinner at the bar,you have to sit past the brass rail.for... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends took me to lunch at Tadich Grill about 2:30 pm on a Thursday. It was my friend's favorite restaurant. It was a quiet time at the restaurant. My friend's favorite waiter was not available, so we had another. The waiter was not inviting and seemed a bit irritated by something. We ordered our drinks and our bread arrived.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant and especially the cioppino. Others meals also wonderful. Always great. Get there early or prepare to wait.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic restaurant with a very historic atmosphere. The food was sizable portions with great services.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tadich Grill was was started on the S.F.docks in a big tent made from canvas sails harvested from ships abandoned by gold seekers. It's known for it's seafood, but secretly has great steaks also. Great ciopino, swordfish, sand dabs, etc., and the very best french bread in town. Unbeatable. No reservations, ever (but the owner told me he did give... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4361
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-391-1849

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Financial District

Neighborhood Profile
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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