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Tad's Steakhouse

Union Square
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120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
+1 415-982-1718
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hong Kong, China
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

American Diner really, wanted to try one. . went for the country fried steak .. should have ordered something else as is was basically a fried burger. . guess it sounded nicely american too try . . it was ok, lacked seasoning sadly though. . . wasn't too big either like you would expect which was nice. . . I... More 

Thank dave b
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a poor quality diner living on its good reputation on tripadvisor. Steak was reasonable and baked potato. Salad was very poor, so was the garlic bread and the wine awful. Suggest you find somewhere better with clean facilities for cooking and eating.

Thank curtis73
Petaluma, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

If you want a tasty no frills steak in San Francisco, this is it! The restaurant is cafeteria style set up and casual. The prices are reasonable, the food is good and the folks there are very nice. We liked it so much for dinner we went back the next morning for breakfast!

Thank gunnsmom
Anaheim, California
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

It's new York style coffee shop open for breakfast, lunch prices are very reasonable excellent service and great food, I had the Tad's farmhouse 3 egg omelets with potatoes and sour dough bread excellent . also have steak and chicken less than 18 dollars omelet less than 12 dollars you will not be disappointed whatever you order.

Thank Roger A
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

One of the best breakfast experiences I have had in over 12 years. Food was hot, done the way I like it, served not long after ordering and arrived piping hot. Best of all I could see the chef cooking my meal.

Thank Frank B
Howes Cave, NY
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124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Order your meal at the counter and wait for the buzzer to ring so you can collect your steak dinner back at the counter. Steak was very good, lots of mushrooms made it delicious! Plenty of food for the price. Lots to choose from. Other people in my party enjoyed the chicken Caesar salad and a tastey burger.

Thank micheleemtp
Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We were down town and feeling hungry tried to get in a lot of places but no luck then came across tads does not look alot but thought give it a go, on entering was met with a welcoming smile and given a menu and told to take our time, decided to have the burger and salad the salad was... More 

Thank blair8282
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We stayed at the Westin St. Francis and just a block or so down the street we found Tad's and had the best omelets in town! So good we went back for a second day, regret not making our way there for lunch and dinner but we saw some of the steaks they were sending out and they looked as... More 

Thank clohr
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We are in San Fran a day before a cruise. Walking around the block from our hotel we spotted Tad's. We walked in and had an okay light dinner of sandwiches with salad and fries. You order up at the counter and pay and then your beeper goes off when the food is ready and you come up and get... More 

Thank boneblast
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We had lunch here whilst waiting to check-in to our hotel. The menu was first class, we decided on the special of the day sandwich, perfect in size.

Thank Jimbo1302

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-1718

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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