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Market Street Grill

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1231 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103-1400 (8th Street)
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Market Street Grill is the perfect location for lunch before seeing a show at the Orpheum Theater. The staff is used to dealing with patrons who need to meet a curtain time, and they are very good about getting your food to you in a timely fashion. The menu is somewhat limited, but what they do have, they do... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Whether I'm staying at The Whitcomb or just in town for business/recreation, I make it point to stop at Market Street Grill. Unlike a lot of restaurants, whether its for breakfast, lunch, or dinner the meals are superb. Consistent deliciousness! Also, no matter how busy it may seem at times you'll still receive excellent service with a lovely atmosphere as... More 

Thank Gina A
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is part of the Whitcomb Hotel. The hotel lobby and restaurant are absolutly marvellous. The dining room has a fireplace at one end and the hotel bar at he other. The guy tending the bar is outstanding. He has probably been the barman since the hotel opened and he literally owns the bar. You can't help loving him.... More 

Thank Harald J
San Francisco, California
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My friend and I found this little gem across the intersection from the Orpheum Theater. We didn't have time to sit down for dinner so we opted for cocktails and appetizers. This restaurant is wonderful! I had my first Moscow Mule (delicious and refreshing). We had the truffle fries (light and tasty), and the quesadilla was packed with flavor with... More 

Thank PixelPrincess_2011
CThomasWhitcomb, General Manager at Market Street Grill, responded to this review

Dear PixelPrincess, Thank you so very much for your kind review! We loved having you and please feel free to stop by any time. If you are coming to another show, make reservations on opentable.com. Have a great day and see you again soon! Carina More 

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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought a burger and salad could be that good? Delicious! Service was excellent and food was fresh and perfectly prepared. I will return!

Thank calgal3
CThomasWhitcomb, General Manager at Market Street Grill, responded to this review

Dear Clagal3, You are awesome for reviewing us! Thank you for coming to our home and enjoying your meal, I love our burger too! Please tell a friend and come visit us again! Thanks! Carina More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I was early getting to the area where my show reservations were made, thanks to the ever efficient BART system. I decided it was time for a cold Bud before I walked over to get in line, I needed to kill 40 minutes or so. I saw the Whitcomb Hotel Bar, part of the Market Street Grill, from the street.... More 

Thank J H
CThomasWhitcomb, General Manager at Market Street Grill, responded to this review

Jeff - you are amazing! Thank you so very much for your kind review and we love Keith as well! Please feel free to visit any time! Carina More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Went there before a show due to proximity and good reviews. Inside is worn, dimly lit and outdated. Service was good. They have many items on the very limited menu marked GF for gluten free. That was a significant reason we choose this restaurant. We choose 3-4 items labeled GF and none were gluten free. When we asked if they... More 

Thank James J
Dixon, California
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73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

We picked this restaurant because of close proximity to the Orpheum Theatre (across Market). The room is not very lovely, but the service was prompt (thank you Yolanda) and the food was good. The banh mi chicken sandwich was excellent with a variety of flavors and just the right amount of spice.

Thank tultrip
CThomasWhitcomb, General Manager at Market Street Grill, responded to this review

Tultrip! Thank you so much for your positive review! We had a lovely time hosting your lunch and hope to see you again soon! Carina More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

excellent place to eat, food cooked to order, get there early as it can get quite busy best place found in market street

Thank james m
Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We ate here for breakfast every morning and the food was lovely, the portion sizes were great and I struggled to finish a meal. the only thing i struggled with was the slow service and the struggle they had to understand my British accent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1231 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103-1400
    (8th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bart: Civic Center Station; Muni Metro: Civic Center, K, L, M; Muni trolley: F line
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: 14154874414

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoMa

Neighborhood Profile
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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