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“Too fast, too expensive”

Perry's on the Embarcadero
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Ranked #214 of 5,664 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $45
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: SoMa
Cross street: Mission & Howard
Transit: We're located 2 blocks from the Ferry Building and the 2 blocks from the Embarcadero BART station. Walking distance from SF Muni lines 12,20,30X,41.
Wiltshire, England.
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Too fast, too expensive”
Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

We had our Thanks Giving meal here this evening, it was only just "nice".
We arrived for our booking 10 mins late and were seated rapidly. We placed our order for the set meal and at the same time as our drinks arrived, so did our entrees. I hadn't even finished my salad when the main courses arrived..the food was ok but thats it.
5 minutes after the mains plates were taken the pumpkin pie arrived.
We paid $29.99 for this and were out of there in 40 minutes (this was with my husband drawing his beer out for 10 mins!)
This was not what i was expecting and i was sorely disapointed!

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Las Cruces, NM
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Good but not great.”
Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

Had 2 meals there. Dinner and lunch and food was good but not great. I would probably not return. We were told we were set up for Thanksgiviing lunch at 11:15 AM ON Thanksgiving day only to find out that they were not serving until noon. Very deceiving. Would not return!

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California
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“NIce place for an outdoor brunch”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Lots of choices, reasonable (not cheap) prices, and it's fun sitting out on the Embarcadero on a warm Sunday morning.

Visited November 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Great food Buzzy atmosphere”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Good casual dining, great menu, quailty of food is excellent, especially the 'Fried Onion Strings' - yum :)
Variety of seating, from buzzy bar with sportsTV , quieter booths. or tables set with white linen..outdoor tables (either on Steuart or Bay Strs.) - opp Wharf 14 - great staff - good location.

Visited October 2012
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
“Delicious.”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

My friends and I had an excellent dinner at Perry's. We started out with the buffalo wings, which were done perfectly! Crispy, hot, salty, an delicious! I ate the spaghetti and meatballs and my friends shared the roasted chicken with roasted new potatoes. Each of the dishes were plated well and were made with high quality ingredients. The dishes were well seasoned and very, very tasty. We all shared a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie sandwich (with vanilla ice cream) for dessert! YUM! Our waiter was super sassy and amazing and I will definitely eat at Perry's if I am ever in the embarcadero area of SF again.

Visited October 2012
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