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The Grove

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$$ - $$$
Hayes Valley
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301 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-624-3953
08:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:30
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277 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a short walk after an opera...and we didn't have to wait. You sit down, look at the menu, walk up to a hip bar area, order, pick up your water, sit down and wait for your food. We ordered short ribs with mashed potatoes, carrots and peas...delicious...and just plain comfort food. There was very little fat on the... More 

Thank Tahoe2
Cabo San Lucas
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at the Grove twice during my visit to SF. On the first day i ordered the slow cooked short ribs and on the second day the Meatballs Sandwich and upgraded it to include the Chicken Lime Tortilla soup. The Short ribs were cooked to be soft and carved as a butter, it comes with mashed potatoes. Definitely a... More 

Thank Hagatz
Oak Hill, Virginia, United States
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95 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grove was a nice neighborhood lunch stop for us. It has a nice atmosphere with an assortment of table types (high, low) and even easy chairs near a fireplace. When you enter, you're greeted and given a menu. Then you go to the counter and order/pay, they give you a number and bring it to your table when ready.... More 

Thank Dennis C
San Francisco, California, United States
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178 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Breakfast, lunch and dinner: this place has everything including breakfast all day. Beer wine, bloody marys and mimosas awesome.

Thank Lynne A
Miami, Florida
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157 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Bustling spot for lunch downtown. Great salads, healthy sandwiches and savory soups. Good spot for a business lunch or a bite after sightseeing

Thank William B
San Francisco, California, United States
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121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch, it was quick to get our food, but that was where the good part ended. Value for money is sadly lacking. A small lukewarm grilled cheese with a tiny cup of soup and a lemonade was $19 after taxes. There are a bunch of pretty good food options close by. I would definitely recommend trying... More 

Thank Alastair B
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We found this place by chance and it was great! There were lots of things from which to chose along with great coffee and tea. Although it's self serve, the staff was friendly and the place was clean. It's very bohemian and quirky at the same time. We really wanted to go back but didn't have time. The lunch menu... More 

Thank Laura N
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here while visiting our daughter. We both ordered a Cobb Salad with lemonade and ice tea. You order at the counter, pay then seat yourself. If you want dessert, you can "order it from your table". We sat outside as it was a lovely day. The salad had a large portion of chicken, two half hard boiled eggs, cut... More 

Thank conklintr
Roanoke, Virginia
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I frequent this restaurant with my daughter. The portions are large and the staff friendly and accommodating. I have not had the sandwiches, but they look great and my daughter speaks well of them. I plan on going back often.

Thank 2Yummy4U
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My love and I were looking for breakfast with unique choices and a cool vibe. We found both at The Grove. Our first attempt was the location on Mission, and the line was out the door. Rather than attempt to find parking and then wait in line, we drove 5 minutes away to the Hayes St location. We parked right... More 

Thank Alan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-624-3953

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Hayes Valley

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Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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