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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)
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12:00 am - 11:59 pmAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here twice for breakfast and once for our evening meal whilst in San Francisco. Thought the food was good especially for breakfast and the service was good too and quick bringing the food. Advice is to get there early. We were there around...More

Thank kathbobbyc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What kind of diner doesn't serve meatloaf?: this place. Chicken fried steak was thin and a bit tough, luke warm mashed potatoes, and not so hot coffee. The chocolate cake was tasty. Supposedly one of the top 20 diners in the U.S. It's a mystery...More

Thank Don A
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Pinecrest Diner is a typical diner centrally located in downtown San Francisco. It is very busy - expect a waiting line - but it moves. They have a large menu - with a wide variety of typical breakfast selections - good quality & large...More

Thank riny
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good food served here. If you are planning to go here for breakfast, make sure that you get here as early as possible. Otherwise, you will have to wait as there is a long queue outside this establishment. Free flow of coffee here and definitely...More

Thank Sha_Mohamed
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant 4 time for breakfast during our weeks stay. Each time the food was great. The service seemed to get friendlier the more we went or maybe we got more used to the fast service? Either way cannot recommend highly enough. Worth the...More

Thank HelenandAndy08082011
Reviewed 6 days ago

I just returned from breakfast at the diner and it was definitely not a great experience. Really bad service once the waitress ignored my complaint that the bill was incorrect (and it clearly was). 5 minutes later I had to remind her again that I...More

1  Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This used to be a reasonable place to go for moderately priced average diner food, however after my experience tonight I will hever go again. I ordered a rueben sandwich and after waiting around 20 minutes was presented with what was basically a saurkraut sandwich...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a diner and it serves diner food as you would expect. We had burgers and pie. Yum. Service was efficient. Diner is always busy.

Thank nickyblonde
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We headed here for a quuck bute. We sat at the counter which was fun to see them whip up food quickly. My pinecrest omelet was very filling. The hashbrowns were crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside. My husband had country fried...More

Thank reneeteach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old school diner with an old school menu. I had the tuna melt and the chilli cheese fries and it was very tasty. I am going back there again for breakfast 🥞

1  Thank malkihaee
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,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 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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