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Tad's Steakhouse

Union Square
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120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
+1 415-982-1718
07:00 - 23:30
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An 11 oz stake for 18$, is a good price however the quality of the meat is fair. The salmon, 18$ is quite small portion, but was much better.

Thank Yinon S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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107 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tad's is a self service steakhouse. You order and pay then you get a buzzer which rings/vibrates when your order is ready. I ordered the special steak. You get a small salad, baked potato, garlic bread and your steak.

Thank Glenn W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the Tads special cut steak meal. Lovely steak, garlic bread, jacket potato and salad. Inside of the diner is okay and you can't complain about the price.

Thank Darin C
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in San Francisco for 2 days. Breakfast on day 1 was at the 'famous' Lori's Diner on Powell Street. I had eaten there before but doubt I'll be returning as the experience is just not the same anymore and it's got very pricey. Today I decided to go to Tad's Steakhouse for breakfast. The interior reminds you of... More 

Thank Steve M
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to eat an excellent meet. It is a perfect piece of meet with two complement (salad that you can select by six options and potato with butter and bread). In addition you can drink beer, wine or soda.

Thank Alicia P
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186 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent traditional breakfast and steak house Very resonable price and excellent service. The breakfast is do big you could last 2 days on the portions I don't know what it is but the yanks love us brits. Remember the more polite you are the more giving they are!

Thank pdcs4
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been here once before some years ago for breakfast. This time I need a quick dinner and remembered Tads. Ordered the 'famous' steak dish and was not disappointed. Tasted really good especially with mushrooms as a side. Ordering was simple and service good. If you want a fast, good tasting steak look no further.

Thank Paulellwood
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went for breakfast one morning when it was pouring rain. Tad's is located next door to the hotel I was staying at. Given the name of the place I was expecting something a bit more upscale. I was surprised when I walked in to find it had the decor of a decent diner. The food was good, as was... More 

Thank bmonkman
Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went there for breakfast one morning. Wow! incredible amount of food for the money and all's good. Saw the night before with great steaks and more. All restaurants in the morning were full but not Tads. The people at the other places were the losers. Thank You for not being there. would not hesitate to go there again and again.

Thank khills2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

After checking into our hotel around dinner time we were hungry and decided on Tad's because it looked like it would be quicker. I am glad we chose it. You order at the counter and get a number where they bring you your food. Our food came pretty quick and I was pleased with my steak. My husband had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Steakhouse
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-1718

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

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