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Cafe Prague

$$ - $$$
Financial District
Soups, Czech, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Eastern European, Central European
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424 Merchant St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2900
+1 415-627-7464
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location near my hotel and great service. Good happy hour deals. Its the type of place where when you're staying and socializing, they bring out a snack for free. Family atmosphere. Recommend!

Thank Scott D
Orinda, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

My family discovered this Financial District gem today and enjoyed some delicious appetizers while dining al fresco. The caprese salad was garnished with a delicious pesto sauce. The bratwurst was so fresh and tangy with a choice of mustard and/or horseradish sauce. Our kids enjoyed some freshly-made Italian meatballs covered in a bright tomato sauce with fresh parmesan shavings. I... More 

Thank LamorindaMama
San Francisco, California
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Went with a large group of colleagues for work event. Giant and normal sized beers, mostly Czech. Good appetizers and nibbles to go with. Nice time!

Thank 8maggie
Las Vegas, Nevada
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91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I love Cafe Prague. It's young and fun and lively and the food is great. And convenient to Club Quarters Hotel. Cash only.

Thank David N
San Francisco, California
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145 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I have visited this place several times for dinner and drinks and can only say good things. I love everything on the menu, but especially all the appetizers. Tall Czech beer is a plus too! I am originally from Prague and this place feels like home. Little pricey, but its an international cuisine! The staff is very friendly and sweet.

Thank Lucyan
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Clear disappointment and insult to the Czech cuisine. Ordered "gulach" but got watery stew over cooked knedel My wife take duck that comes with no meat but only bones and skin. The only positive was that the place was charming and have a young very god waitress from Italy.

Thank glugar
San Francisco, CA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

Joined a friend here. I've worked in the financial district for years and just discovered this place. Good food, relaxed atmosphere, great service. Pleasant surprise

Thank Vixter_7
Bedford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Found this little place by an accident whilst exploring SF. The food was very good! I would absolutely recommend it to my friends, especially as their beer is very good, and very cheap! They served a proper Czech pint!

Thank FoodFanaticcc1
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Good food and the largest coldest beer steins in San Fransisco. It's a bit hard to find but well worth the adventure.

Thank scmeef
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

This restaurant is always a favorite when I visit San Francisco! The genuine Czech food, staff and atmosphere make it a true jewel!! The beers are big and cold and the food is fabulous!

Thank territurner57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Soups, Czech, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 Merchant St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2900
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-627-7464

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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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