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Pinecrest Diner

401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
+1 415-885-6407
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“hash browns” (75 reviews)
“patty melt” (10 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate one breakfast and one dinner here during a three day stay nearby. Enjoyed the food both times but didn't think it was exceptional. Staff seem a little brusque. Not a place to linger for ages as service is fast and there's a line out...More

Thank ScotlandAliH
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this very popular Diner twice during our visit, great menu, friendly staff, fast service and very good prices. Extremely busy of a morning for Breakfast, lines waiting along the street to get in. Ideal location, central near Union Square. Very honest, kind staff,...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to have lunch and even though the outside wasn't inviting (at first I wondered if it had closed) we chose to eat at the Pinecrest. We were given three seats at the bar and got to watch the guys preparing...More

Thank Philking64
Reviewed 5 days ago

The menu is huge, almost too many options! We waited in line for breakfast (20mins) the wait was worth it. Food was good, huge portions.

Thank fnqfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son daughter and I ate here for a late dinner. Ww had a turkey burger, blt, pancakes, sweet potato fries and regular fries between our 3 orders. The food ranged from good to very good and the service was very good. My son loved...More

1  Thank PaddleWarrior
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu offered something for everyone in the family, even the picky eaters. Our children enjoyed the chocolate chip pancakes. We loved the coffee and burgers. Excellent service.

Thank cajun_cooker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They want you in & out as quick as possible but serve you as slow as possible Toasted bagels were shown to the toaster. Coffee was cold too Hash browns were good but eggs were warm Service added to bill , the line was long...More

Thank Jayboy44
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely meal here, the food is great. The waitress was very friendly and attentive. The only things that let the place down were 1 - the guy who cleans the tables pointed at the check after we'd been seated...More

1  Thank Brettyboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you are looking for typical diner fare, this is the place. Friendly staff and quick service. Love the steak and eggs with sourdough toast. Enjoy

Thank jeffdmjr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found Pinecrest by pure chance, walking from our hotel to Union square. Luckily we got the last table and 5 minutes later, there were people making a line to go in ... . Not to wonder! The Pinecrest is a traditional diner that has...More

Thank eruiz5456
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-6407
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