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Schroeder's Cafe

$$ - $$$
Financial District
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240 Front St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4403
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

I have lived and worked in Munich and am a fan of Bavarian food. Delighted, then, to find this place in downtown SanFrancisco. The food menu was disappointing with staples such as schnittlauchbrot and obatzda nowhere to be found as one would ordinarily find in an establishment such as this. I ordered the Jaegerschnitzel, which was ok, but my side... More 

Thank Galen B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

I had the pleasure of visiting Schroeder's just hours before my plane back to Charlotte,NC. A co-worker said we absolutely had to go. The appetizers were very good as well as the staff, but the icing on the cake was Das Boot..If you don't know what it is, try 100 ounces of beer. The waiter suggested I mix two beers,... More 

Thank Isaiah A
Bloomington, IN
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Food was good but is inconsistent in its preparation. Deserts were awful and overpriced (had to be defrosted which took about 20 minutes). Service was awful. Wait staff doesn't seem to have any knowledge of the menu or possibilities of substitutions, they get involved in talking to customers of their age so you can't get their attention.... Restaurant has an... More 

Thank Marty_Darte
Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice spacious area with a good size bar. Excellent variety of imported beers and some nice local craft beer as well. Also a well stocked bar. The food is German with a local twist and very satisfying. My favorite thing was beer served by the liter. Smaller sizes also available. I'll definitely be back.

Thank Bill S
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Late dinner with co-workers: The wiener schnitzel was quite a decent size, served very hot. The side of spaetzle on the other hand was a real disappointment. We sat at long tables which was fine since the restaurant was not overly crowded. Our waiter was very efficient in his service.

Thank WasOnce
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Great menu, wide range of beers and wines. We wanted to go to Schroeders for a while but its usually packed. Saturday night and we were lucky enough to get a table. We thought we had ordered a light meal to share but the serves are generous. I cant believe how many beers they have. Food was delicious. Well worth... More 

Thank TKrieg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Met a friend here after work and is very much an after work clientele who go here. Has a buzzing atmosphere with full bar but the highlight for me where the insane bar snacks, we had the pretzel bites which where mouth watering and some sliders which were the perfect snack with some drinks.

Thank Nix T
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

A very pleasant place to eat with a lively bar in the front. However, we were comfortably seated about two thirds of the way back and our nine month old granddaughter was delighted with the bustling athmosphere. The cocktails were well crafted, the beer selection impressive and the food was delicious. The pretzel appetizer was way overpriced but the schnitzel's... More 

Thank eugnie05
Folsom, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I came here during the Super Bowl week with my brother. We originally came just for happy hour drinks, but decided to stay because we liked the menu and atmosphere. They have a fantastic German style menu, with a good selection of beers on tap. We ordered the Pretzel appetizer, some Tots, and I had their signature burger. I have... More 

Thank Forrest M
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Love this place, the food is delicious we ordered the sausage sampler and the fried spatzle, I am very particular about spatzle since I make my own. This was better than the ones I make, I have no problem admitting it. They also have a great option for Vegetarians. Shroeder's also has a great variety of beer. I really like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
German, Bar, International, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Front St, San Francisco, CA 94111-4403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: 415-421-4778

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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