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Bill's Place

$$ - $$$
The Richmond
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2315 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-1919
+1 415-221-5262
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Shannon, Ireland
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98 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there with my cousin Bill (no relation!!) who tells me he's been going there for fifty years. Not I'm going to argue with that. Whats special about this place is that it harks from an age when families had restaurants, when the employees were all related somehow, when the menu wasn't downloaded from Google and when customers were... More 

Thank johnyd73
San Francisco
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179 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my best hamburger place 30 years ago. But is not the same anymore. Very sad to see a old restaurant going downhill.

Thank winsir
Boston, Massachusetts
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408 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had a great burger there and a Dreyer's Black and White Shake. The staff was great and so was the service. It was about 25 blocks from Lands End toward town. It has been operating since 1959. What a great find.

Thank kappy26
Melbourne, Australia
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247 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Service from the guys was friendly and I could customise my burger a bit from what they had on the menu. The fella serving me was happy to explain things on the menu and while I expected my burger to be a little bigger, I still enjoyed my meal outside in their nice little courtyard out the back. I guess... More 

Thank robol
Healdsburg, California
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106 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We LOVE finding places that look like Bill's because they scream local, favorite, and consistently good ol' food. Bill's place has a great locals vibe and upon entering you are greeted by friendly owner, servers and cooks. Everyone in there eating looks like they live within a few blocks which is always a good sign. I like the menu with... More 

Thank SarahJWalker
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I've been going to Bill's for over 30 years but moved out of SF some years back so I only eat here rarely now. But the good, basic diner food is still yummy. Burgers, patty melts, tuna melts, hot dogs..... Substantial lunch and very friendly service. Wonderful neighborhood place.

Thank sfhome1
San Rafael, California
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon for a quick burger and beer. Everything I'd heard about Bill's was true. Just a great, funky spot. The meat was fresh, and the fries cut in house. Great selection to choose from.

Thank wineguy999
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this retro burger joint. Great burger from the open grill , the hand cut fries and the shakes blended the "old way". Couldn't ask for better service or better food!!

Thank btmcl
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Been going to this place since I was eight years old. And not much has changed in twenty years. Great food, service and hospitality. This is defiantly a dive diner, but always a gem in my eyes.

Thank Natalie M
Hong Kong, China
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353 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

Everytime i go to San Francisco i go to Bill's.Why? Because its the quintessential 50's American burger joint! The burgers are great - i always have a Bills #2 (they even had a veggie burger for those less carnivorous amongst you) and the service is super friendly. I am not so mad about their fries but i have been told... More 

Thank Chris H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-1919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-221-5262

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?