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Sears Fine Foods

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Union Square
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439 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1503 (Sutter)
(415) 986-1160
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Get here early to avoid line up. Food was fresh and tasty. My girlfriend highly recommends the Steak & Eggs.Staff were fantastic & extremelyhelpful & friendly we would 100% eat there again should we ever return to San Francisco

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Thank Joeikin
Clearwater, Florida
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96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been enjoying breakfast at Sears since 1981 when travelling to SF on business and staying at the ST Francis on Union Square. This was a first time trip to SF with my wife of 4 years and I had mentioned Sears a number times and what a great place it was for breakfast. Since my last visit to... More 

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Thank jslingo
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After long day at tech conference had dinner here. There were no tables available due to reservations so ended up sitting at bar. Ordered the new york steak which was delicious, service was SUPERB. Older gentleman at bar was very courteous. It is a bit expensive but food was great. I cam beack for breakfast next morning it was equally... More 

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Thank Gurinder R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommended as a must go for a delicious breakfast! It did not disappoint! The coffee mug stayed full and the service was great! We told our waitress it was our first time and she told us the must haves on the menu!

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Thank Blair M
Los Angeles, California, USA
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I hadn't visited Sears in 20 years I was really looking forward to enjoying their Swedish pancakes. In My Memory they were the best Swedish pancakes I've ever had. I don't know if they change their recipe or was just an off day but sadly they were very disappointing. I remember them melting in my mouth in the past. Now... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A fair value for Americana food. The service was good, but the kitchen was a little slow. Wine selection was very good, but they should not charge for bread and butter.

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1 Thank Julio Q
Corpus Christi, Texas
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here for breakfast, lunch and supper and loved everything we ordered. I took pictures of some of our plates, because they were so appealing.

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nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best advice, go early. We got there a little before 830am and waited 5-10 minutes to be seated. However, from then on, everything went quickly. Service is great and food was outstanding. When leaving, the line to be seated was out the door. However, they do have a breakfast bar if you are 1-2 people and happy to sit at... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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131 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not sure i agree with the name of Fine Foods, I would say upscale diner or something. However, this place is known for its breakfasts and especially the pancakes so I had to try it out. I was here a few times but never needed to experience the famous waiting lines outside. Service inside is good. Quick, efficient and at... More 

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Bartlett, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We experienced a 9:15am line to get in that was outside the restaurant. However, it moved very quickly. This well known restaurant has been around for years, & is probably living off its reputation with the tourists. The Staff was very friendly, and fast. I had the feeling that we were being rushed to turn over the table, although they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1503
    (Sutter)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: (415) 986-1160

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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