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Tad's Steakhouse

120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
+1 415-982-1718
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baked potato” (28 reviews)
“steak” (118 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
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07:00 - 23:30All hours
American, Steakhouse
120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are graving for decent, simple, fulfilling breakfast - this is your spot! No hassle, no gourmet and nothing too fancy but the flavors are there and the service is pleasant.

Thank lotteliina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in around 8.30 on a Sunday evening and had a fine steak. You order at the desk and get a buzzer. Preparation is quick and quality is fine. Price is low. All in all fine and value for money but it is not gourmet

Thank JensPerregaard
Reviewed 1 week ago

The last night of our trip, we wanted something quick and inexpensive. I saw Tad's since it was very near our hotel in Union Square and was intrigued when I read a little about it. It is more of a diner than a steakhouse and...More

Thank katrinabrain
Reviewed 1 week ago

You order at the counter from the menu posted on the wall, once your order is taken, your food is cooked on the grill. Kind of reminded me of a diner, but the décor wasn't diner like. The food was hot, fresh and good. I...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast there today (June 11/17). First time visit and enjoyed it thoroughly. Pancakes as they should be, bacon & cheeses omelette and home fries all good (fries get a shout out here, made from fried baked potatoes - have to be sampled to appreciate how...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times over the years. With so many outrageously priced eateries in this neighbourhood, we're happy to duck in for a regular meal...be it breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Thank mjt520
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were in frisco for 4 days! each day we at either breakfast or dinner there! the staff is extremely polite and willing to serve you! they want to offer you the best service! the food is very good and the prices are reasonable, too!

Thank travelin m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch for 2 was almost $50. Had to order, sit down and given a paging system to pick up your food like a cafeteria. Staff were direct. Good size portion per order of food. Steak was prepared as requested. Other order was burger and Fries....More

Thank C S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has so much charm. At first I was put off by the queue outside, then it intrigued me... boy was this place worth queuing for!! It's not fine dining by any imagination, but it's honest and affordable affair. I really enjoyed our meal...More

Thank SmokeyDJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast here twice. Service was great and the food was very good. It's not super trendy which was fine by me since it also didn't require me standing in line to get a seat.

Thank Trish H
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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
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-1718
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