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Sausage Factory

517 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2511
+1 415-626-1250
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (52 reviews)
“meatballs” (10 reviews)
“piccata” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
517 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2511
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been in the city for 4 Days and this restaurant served the best food. We stumbled upon it while in Castro street. Fine food, we had pasta and pizza. Both lovely and if we were staying longer we would be back

Thank Ardmalin
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. I had ravioli with meat sauce. It was delicious. My wife had chicken parm. Also very good. Entrees served with delicious sour dough bread. Unique small but cozy atmosphere. Lots of stuff all over the walls to look at. Service was fast and...More

Thank DaveonthewaytoAT
Reviewed 22 August 2017

So, the hotel I was staying at recommended The Sausage Factory, and the online reviews were good. So, I thought "I'm going to give it a try!". I must have picked a bad day. Saw reviews about great staff - my waiter had no personality...More

Thank thejhawk93
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Good simple, not over complicated, Italian food at reasonable prices. Service was quick and very friendly. Nice atmosphere, busy but not packed. House wine at $22 for a 1lt jug is about the cheapest in town.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We visited during Pride. Our meals were excellent and staff gave us a warm welcome. We will definitely return.

Thank IRoss896
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The best thing about the sausage factory is the most funniest waiter in the world! We laughed everytime he came at our table. The food is good! also the restaurant is very nicely decorated with a cozy atmosphere

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We had already walked all over San Francisco and were exhausted. We were really too tired to eat but decided we would eat before we went back to hotel. We got a spaghetti dinner and split it. It was delicious!! The bread was so good...More

1  Thank BostonMerlin
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The entrance did not look that impressive, but inside it is more expansive than expected with a nice menu. We were not that hungry, so just went with a simple meat-ball spaghetti. They brought out a delicious half-loaf of sour-dough bread. It was so tasty...More

Thank Rappguy
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I've passed by The Sausage Factory for years on trips to San Francisco, and finally decided to stop in for dinner. This is an old Castro classic, having been around since the late 60s. My waiter was a very friendly guy who obviously had been...More

Thank jbliv
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I love the name of this place being in the Castro! Food is good, average priced, and the portions are huge! I wouldn't make a special trip to this place, but its good if your going out in the neighborhood, or live near by. Service...More

Thank Alan H
Nearby
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-626-1250
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