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521A 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
+1 415-543-2355
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10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Just arrived to San Francisco a my son took me there for a quick lunch, although it says latin food it refers to Mexican food- tacos and burritos. I had a grill chicken and it was super delicious, I love wasabi and it have some. Good portions and prices. Parking was easy to find. Very casual, clean and easy to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent! Fast services, delicious food, easy to find. Highly recommended. Big portions and great selection.

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Thank Nancy D
Statesboro, Georgia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I highly recommend this restaurant. It was a little crowded and the line was out the door. But the line moved really fast. The employees were very friendly. And the food was absolutely delicious. There are a couple community tables inside, but it was really crowded and not much room to sit so we ordered it to go.

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We waited for the 5:00 opening. There was a couple in line from Chicago who had seen the Dives and Diners episode and we're giving it a try as well. We chose the Mongolian beef sandwich and the curry smothered shrimp burrito. Amazing flavor and unique combinations! We walked to AT&T park easily after. There is done in but small... More 

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2 Thank JeriLG
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

HRD is a small storefront restaurant offering a contemporary play on Korean flavors. There are two long family style tables and counter table in the front alongside the window. The food is freshly prepared and delicious. I got a Korean chicken salad bowl which was excellent. Check out the artful presentation, too. The staff is friendly and they run the... More 

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1 Thank IntrepidFeline
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

I've been driving past this place for years and never even looked at it...until I saw it on an episode of Food Network's Diners-Driveins-Dives show. Have been in numerous times since.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

Chef David Yeung took over the original 1950s HRD Coffee Shop in 2009 and transformed this joint to offer Asian, Latin and North American fare. From kimchee burritos to curry platters and po' boys, there are plenty of hearty options to choose from for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.

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Thank Meagan L
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

Asian-American fusion food in a casual dining setting. I had beef tacos with pineapple salsa, which were tasty and cost about $10 for a very reasonable portion. It's not haute cuisine but it's definitely worth trying, and the service was very friendly.

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Thank teh_niarr
San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

Though lauded by many, HRD Coffee Shop is just a greasy dive with salty, so-so food. Prospective patrons can identify HRD Coffee Shop on a somewhat gritty block of Third Street in SOMA by the line of hungry diners snaking down the block and by the plume of greasy air wafting out the door. HRD is a dive, plain and... More 

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Thank CJ G
Dallas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

I must say, I was a bit disappointed when I found out they didn't have any coffee. No dessert either? This restaurant united two cuisines. Korean and Mexican. I ordered the Chicken Kimchee burrito. Plenty of chicken, plenty of rice and vegetables. Not much flavor though. I was expecting more WOW! I was expecting for flavors that added excitement. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $14
Cuisine
Mexican, Asian, Korean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521A 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-543-2355
Description
An innovative global fusion cuisine that has amassed a loyal following not only here in San Francisco, but across the globe.
HRD™ has been featured prominently in the media, including HBO™ and the Food Network™.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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