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Lori's Diner

500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1107
+1 415-981-1950
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (198 reviews)
“pancakes” (110 reviews)
“finger food” (63 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1107
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Reviewed 2 days ago

on a recent long weekend trip to SF we stayed in the Union Square area of downtown SF.... I have frequented Lori's many times over the years and she did not let me down again... quick and friendly service, good reasonably priced (for downtown SF)...More

Thank 37EJM
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place recalls the ‘50s style and stepping inside really brings you back in the time! The food is really good and it comes for a decent price. The staff has been kind with us. Definitely worth it for either a burger or a healthier...More

Thank Riccardo P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Lori’s after a long, exhausting day. The food was good diner food and our server was very attentive and friendly. The onion rings and chili dog were excellent. Very close to Union Square. Great family atmosphere.

Thank Candice T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love the American diners and Lori's is a classic. Great food and a really good throwback with the retro fit out. Long lines for weekend breakfast.

Thank Tiny_Chablis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best breakfast spot, best breakfast. They serve all hours, not just breakfast. Epitomy of 1950s diner.beautiful red motif in seating and decor. An assortment of americana includes a 1958 Edsel in a corner. Service was excellent. I was directed to an available seat and a...More

Thank jim r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the reviews we thought we would try it. I must say it is a lovely dining experience, the menu is varied and the food is very nice. The staff are great and attentive once they've acknowledged you, the ambience is smooth with retro...More

Thank Molly J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The diner is a fun setting to find anything for any taste with a genuine diner feel. 50s kitch made the omelettes go down easier.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is well-designed with 50s memorabilia. Elvis playing his guitar meets you at the door. You’ll pass a full-size Edsel on the way to the restroom. The food was great as well I enjoyed eggs and bacon cooked just as I ordered. Friends had...More

Thank Magnolia1950
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to sample as we fancied trying a authentic American diner. Staff welcomed us ok, the place has been designed with everything out of the films, full size Cadillac car ,juke box, hanging motorbike behind the counter and shiny red bolster seating straight out...More

Thank Gerard106
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a diner, what can I say. Everything tasted like it should. Been here twice on a trip to SF, once for lunch and once for dinner. Doesn't feel too touristy but it must have a certain appeal, as for me a European growing up...More

Thank JuliaCaesaris
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-981-1950
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