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“Awesome Austrian/German food”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Leopold's

Leopold's
Ranked #331 of 5,642 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: German, Austrian, European, Central European, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Russian Hill
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Awesome Austrian/German food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

One of, if not the best, wiener schnitzel and sauerkraut offerings in the U.S. Great atmosphere as well as you can sit at a "common" table and meet new friends.We had a great time and it wasn't just due to the beer as we only had 1. The crowd was friendly and happy, so much better than the places where people drink to drink instead of to enjoy life.

  • Visited June 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
San Francisco, California
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82 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Good vibe, food, and selection”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2014

This place is definitely a beer and meat kind of place. The decor, uniform, glasses, and etc. all contribute to the amosphere. The food is good if you are a meat eater. The place was full with people, and while it was hard to get a table, this place would not be fun empty.

  • Visited June 2014
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Soft Lamb shank and beer in a boot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

The food here is so good. It is proper traditional Austrian food and even the waitresses dress up.

You can get huge "boot shaped" glasses and have them filled with a great Austrian larger.

For starter we had the mixed meat platter which had a whole lot of different meats I hadn't tried before but tasted good, and the flat breads which was really nice, and the duck which tasted a little like sausage stuffing. It could have all done with a side dish of balsamic viniger, but it was still delicious and very filling.

I had the lamb shank, which literally fell off the bone and this kind of potato stack thing on the side, which was the perfect side. There was so much I couldn't eat it all!

The mouse desert was a perfect end to the meal. It actually had pieces of small flaky chocolate inside which tasted amazing. It was the perfect to share.

Would defo recommend taking a look at this place if your in town.

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Houston, Texas
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Very authentic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014

Since I am from Germany I know how the bars and restaurants look like and this place looks like Leopold dismantled his complete bar in Austria and shipped it to SanFran. I was really stunned by all the details which definately come from Europe. The great choice of local beers was perfect. Even though we didn't eat I could see and smell the dishes passing our table and that's exactly what good food looks and smells like. The staff was friendly and dressed up in the traditional south German or Austrian dirndl.

  • Visited June 2014
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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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12 reviews
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“Great food and festive times!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

Love the authentic German cuisine. My short ribs, and red cabbage were superb. Excellent service and a wonderful beer selection.

Visited May 2014
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