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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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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at Tads for breakfast and found good food at reasonable price with good service. Nothing fancy about Tads but we had a great breakfast and made to feel welcome. Given the breakfast experience we decided to try the steak special for dinner. Although skeptical we need not have been concerned. Steak was delicious and tender served with potatoes and... More 

Thank dianmorf13
Ham, Belgium
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent steak, very good. Service was friendly and dinnder was served very fast. Truely recommend this restaurant!

Thank Evelien_VDW
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at the restaurant twice and had the steak and breakfast delicious but a little bit overprices $15 pp.

Thank lizflorida2016
Manila, Philippines
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161 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located along Powell street, one of the busiest and most interesting streets in San Francisco! We were walking along Powell after watching the trolley cars turn when we came upon Tad's window- and got hungry!!! Saw the mouthwatering steaks being grilled through the glass windows and the long line at the counter and we thought, this probably is a good... More 

Thank C L
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fast food restaurant that serves steak, but it's not a steakhouse. Food was ok, but not great.

Thank Eric B
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The steak was good and cooked medium rare as ordered. Nothing fancy. It is order at the counter with food brought to your table. The staff said explicitly that a tip was not necessary but a few dollars put into the box were appreciated rather than 20% of your bill.

Thank strakur74
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60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Theis is a restaurant dirctly in the San Fran center. Good food, fast service, good value. Highly recommended.

Thank EveCalgary
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in and found a table, a really angry waiter/chef yelled at us that we were to pay for our food (that we still haven't ordered) before finding a table. Another waiter said that we could just take a seat, because I already was in line, and because we had a child with us. The other waiter/chef, then yelled... More 

Thank Randi M
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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