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Tad's Steakhouse

Union Square
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120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
(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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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good breakfast and good coffee. Very friendly people. Make sure you inform them well about what you want and how you want it. Especially the steak.

Thank MWTD
Matthews, North Carolina
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not the steakhouse we would expect from the name, but we had yummy food, mostly grilled sandwiches, and the upstairs room, which doubles as storage, was a quiet refuge from the noise of the city, even with our kids!

Thank momw2013
Tallahassee, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of my favorite finds in SF. We stumbled across it and really enjoyed it. Try the Tad's Steak Special - steak, salad, bread and a baked potato. You order at the counter and they give you a buzzer to let you know when your order is ready. This was kind of weird but the food was so good we... More 

Thank CoachEd82
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in with my cousin after a night out in Union Square. It was about 9 pm, but they dont close until 11 pm. For $20, this was really good! The steak was nice and tender and the baked potato is plain but well seasoned. Definitely recommend this San Francisco steakhouse for any traveler who wants good food on a... More 

Thank MetStorm_
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there 2 mornings, breakfast menu is extensive and reasonably priced. Service is friendly and efficient and the food is lovely with top ups as required of coffee.

Thank ni2009
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there with family and had the breakfast special! Eggs, bacon and potatoes! Pretty good! Place had some nostalgia! Service was great!

Thank Nancy A
Belfast, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit disappointed with our visit to Tad's for breakfast. Comparing it to other nearby Diners it was very , very, average.

Thank RJK010
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were getting desperate to find a good steak after being in the California for a week. Who'd have thought this unassuming place would hide the best. Cheap and cheerful, the steaks were amazing, and the staff were friendly.

1 Thank Kapay
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband ordered the steak platter and I had the turkey and swiss sandwich. My husband's steak didn't have much flavor and was overcooked but he said he liked the baked potato and garlic bread. The salad was good. I barely touched my sandwich but you get why you pay for. We received average service.

1 Thank Sherry M
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Streamline service. Order and seat yourself. Portions were ample. Steak was tender and tastey. Salmon was delicious. One of our best and most reasonably cost meals during our visit.

Thank B5321PVmichaelb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: (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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