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Johnny Foley's

243 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
+1 415-954-0777
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
243 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
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1 - 10 of 883 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had lunch there 10 of us and the staff were very friendly and the food was excellent We called them and they reassured us that there is no long wait, the location is great. I highly recommend it

Thank mahanaief
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we wanted to go to this place while we were there in San Francisco. It's one of the places you HAVE to eat at while you're there.... apparently... We'll when we went, the restaurant was nice, but our wait to get our food took...More

Thank brintonc2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the hostess. She remembered us when we came back the next night. So - yes - it was good enough to eat at twice. It was very close to our hotel. It looked busy but we were seated right away both times. The...More

1  Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a drink in the afternoon. Later we decided to give the restaurant a try for dinner. Good call. The place is clean, big, well laid out and very popular. We shared the bacon wrapped shrimp (a little overcooked, but good pub...More

1  Thank johnvback
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always end up here at least once on my trips to San Fran and have always had a good time whether solo, meeting a friend or in a group. Great service, excellent beer choice, food is good. I always have the buffalo wings and...More

1  Thank jayyjayym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice bar. Great location. A spacious, well laid out bar. Authentic Irish feel. Food looked great but we didn't sample any. Great atmosphere. The band - body and soul, were lively and entertaining. The owner Mary was extremely welcoming. Great hospitality.

Thank Jackie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick meal close to our hotel. Service was outstanding. My fish and chips were good but not memorable. Cottage pie good. Drinks are expensive. $80.00 w/o tip for 2 beers, a wine, and two modest meals. Place was packed and loud....More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Close to our hotel and dear to my party Irish wife we are always game for an Irish Pub! Was so excited to find a Guinness Beef and Barley stew but was totally disappointed. Our waitress noticed immediately even though she was covering a huge...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went here for the DUELING piano bar, appetizers, and drinks. We went on a Thursday night. It started at 930 and we got a table when we arrived at 845. It got packed so go early. Food was amazing and drinks were...More

Thank otisdawg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a light meal one evening. Good seafood chowder and caesar salad. Extensive menu of pub food, steaks, seafood.

Thank traveler51520
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Jennifer D
21 January 2017|
Response from mrabat03 | Reviewed this property |
I went at night. I don't know if they have shows during the day or only at night. Make sure you make a reservation at the bar, not the restaurant if you want to see the piano show.
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22 November 2015|
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Response from ggbrenna | Reviewed this property |
good food, good service, not too expensive. Before drinks, for two people $50-$60.
21 August 2015|
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Response from AndGuyer | Reviewed this property |
Yes - when we were there we saw many kids accompanied by their parents.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-954-0777
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