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Sam's Diner

1220 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4801
+1 415-626-1592
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“korean tacos” (26 reviews)
“loco moco” (5 reviews)
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Korean, American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1220 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4801
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast place. Local business folks at and tourists like it here. Good food and good atmosphere.

Thank ag2296
Reviewed 1 week ago

I got a burrito and the quality was really good of the burrito and the service was really good they filled our drinks a lot.

Thank Blake S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying right across the street at the Hotel Whitcomb so we popped over for breakfast before checkout. Not very big, tables were all occupied but there was one table for two open in the back. Menus and coffee appeared quickly. The menu was...More

Thank Angela3950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was alright and my meal was huge about missing something..... I can't put my figure on it. The start was really fast too!

Thank Zack M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here my first night in town based on the high TripAdvisor rating. I ordered the spicy pork korean tacos and they were very good. My colleague ordered the Cobb salad and he enjoyed it as well. Other than having to walk through the homeless...More

Thank Legamania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let the word "diner" fool you! This restaurant has great food and great staff. Its right across the street from Hotel Whitcomb so it's perfect for guest staying in the area. Breakfast and dinner was served fast and flavorful. During a 4 day trip...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here three times recently for breakfast, great little place, staff lovely and food fantastic. Try the eggs benedict!

Thank Kimmieward
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked into Sam’s expecting a fun grungy diner based on the exterior. We were disappointed to discover it was very modern and chic inside and that the prices were WAY higher than funky diner food. However, once we received our food we couldn’t have...More

Thank Berry D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After arriving into SF hungry and tired, my friend & I decided not to travel far from the hotel we were staying at. Luckily, we came across Sam's Diner within a few minutes! Great breakfast at reasonable prices. I had the breakfast sandwhich that kept...More

Thank emac3710
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place looking for someplace for dinner and what a lucky stop this was. Food was amazing and service was excellent. We loved it that much we went to breakfast the next day!

Thank Katie M
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9 March 2017|
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Yes, please email us directly at 1220sams AT gmail Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Civic Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Civic Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 415-626-1592
  • E-mail
We are an "All American Diner" serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner 7days a week. We focus on offering high homemade quality comfort food with reasonable price and use fresh local organic produce to enhance the flavors of our food. At SAMS you are not only a customer but you are a part of our family. Feeding your stomach and your soul on Market St. This is your home away from home!
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