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Sears Fine Foods

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Union Square
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439 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1503 (Sutter)
+1 415-986-1160
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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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always like to research breakfast places in the US before going away, so After reading about places for breakfast near Union Square, Sears kept coming up with great food reviews and it didn't disappoint! We eat here twice over our Holliday, We arrived at 7:30am on the first day when leaving there was a huge queue of people waiting... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We usually eat here for our yearly Christmas trip to the city. It's extremely busy and they do not take reservations. The food is good and prices are decent for San Francisco. Service is always just OK. Make sure that you order everything that you need when the server is at the table because they don't come back until they... More 

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SC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there for breakfast after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. Went back every day after that--fabulous eggs, bacon, French toast, and pancakes. Then ventured there for dinner one night. Better than other places in Union Square. You could go three time a day and be very happy. Highly recommend.

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Brentwood, California
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit Sears Fine Foods often when in San Francisco . The restaurant is so iconic and the decor has never changed in the past century . The staff is very professional and even when it's busy never rush you . The restaurant is situated on busy Powell St. across from the Drake Hotel. The food is always good and the... More 

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Thank James V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most enjoyable breakfast, I wish we had found it earlier in our stay! Would have gone there for more meals, pleasant staff, very clean and bright

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sears is a San Fran staple and always a family favorite when we visit SF. We love the delicious breakfast selection! And it's very family friendly! Service is wonderful and always friendly! It's a Must Do!

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Shenley, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for lunch with 8 friends really busy in a Saturday had to have two table not next to each other's which was not a problem. They are famous for their Silver dollar pancakes and you get 18 in a portion, they are great with a side of bacon, and a pint of beer to wash it all down.... More 

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Halifax, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It would be easy to walk right by this place but my son had been there before and suggested it. Excellent variety on the menu and the service was top shelf. My wife, son and I really enjoyed our dinner there. Right off of Union Square it wasn't cheap, but not outrageous for the quality we got.

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Thank ecmmmm
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast place that has (in the past) been really good. This trip, we took the server's advice and ordered the "Swedish" pancakes. HAHAHAHA....they are silver dollar pancakes without a hint of anything that resembles traditional Swedish pancakes. perhaps this is the SF version but if they want to really server this dish, they should check out Door County, Egg Harbor,... More 

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California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice ambience. Food was okay, but service was excellent. It is in a great section of San Francisco and close to Macy's and other fine stores.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 415-986-1160

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